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Volleyball coach commends NVBF efforts in building new national teams

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Japheth Nuhu, the Head Coach of Nigeria’s senior male volleyball team, on Tuesday commended the Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) for its efforts in building new teams across different...

Tue Dec 26th, 2017     Read More →

Xmas: Gov. Ikpeazu pardons 9 prisoners

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Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has granted pardon to nine inmates serving various jail terms at the Enugu, Aba, Umuahia and Kirikiri prisons. Chief Umeh Kalu, Chairman, State Advisory Council on...

Mon Dec 25th, 2017     Read More →

​WHO confirms 32 yellow fever cases in Nigeria

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By Sola Ogundipe The World Health Organisation, WHO, says there were 32 positive cases of yellow fever infection in Nigeria between 2nd of July through 19th of December 2017. The confirmed cases...

Mon Dec 25th, 2017     Read More →

PDP chairmanship: Why we chose of Secondus – governors

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By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT – GOVERNORS under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday revealed that they overwhelmingly supported Prince Uche Secondus as national chairman of the...

Mon Dec 25th, 2017     Read More →

Grants pardon to 9 prisoners

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—ABIA State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has granted pardon to nine prison inmates serving various jail terms in Aba, Umuahia, Enugu and Kirikiri in Lagos. The nine...

Mon Dec 25th, 2017     Read More →

Ikpeazu presents N140bn budget for 2018

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has presented an appropriation bill of N140.93 billion to the State House of Assembly for consideration as the 2018 working...

Mon Dec 25th, 2017     Read More →

How I founded SARS in the Police – RTD CP Midenda

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By Emma Nnadozie, Crime Editor Recently, there were public demonstrations for and against the continued existence of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, a dreaded anti crime unit of the Nigeria...

Sat Dec 23rd, 2017     Read More →

RECESSION IN CHRISTMAS: Tales of woes as Nigerians prepare for the big celebration

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TWO days to Christmas celebrations, tales of woes and despair following the unending economic hardship in the land fills the air. Christmas From Lagos to Ibadan, Enugu to Port-Harcourt, Abuja to...

Sat Dec 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Innoson boss flown to Lagos in shorts, released on bail

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•Released on bail last night •Senate wades in as Ohanaeze youths, IPOB, Igbo groups condemn arrest •Say it’s meant to scuttle industrialisation of Igboland •Workers...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

Innoson’s arrest: We must say no to impunity – Sen. Abaribe

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The senator representing Abia-South Senatorial District, Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe has described the arrest of the Chairman of Innoson Group, Chief Innocent Chukwuma, by the Economic and Financial...

Wed Dec 20th, 2017     Read More →

Mrs Jonathan: Reps insist on list of accounts under litigation

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THE House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to make available the list of accounts belonging to former First Lady, Mrs....

Wed Dec 20th, 2017     Read More →

How FMC Umuahia carried out successful kidney transplants

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By ANAYO OKOLI UMUAHIA—HOPE may have come the way of kidney patients in the South-East following two successful kidney transplant surgeries carried out at the Federal Medical Centre, FMC,...

Wed Dec 20th, 2017     Read More →

Call to bar: Reps wade into hijab crisis

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… investigate Ministry of Power, Works, Housing over alleged fraudulent award of N42 billion contracts By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA- House of Representatives on Tuesday waded into the denial...

Wed Dec 20th, 2017     Read More →

NBA recognises Anyaso’s contributions to community devt, empowerment

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An Aba born billionaire businessman and Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Ceecon Energy Oil and Gas Limited, Mr. Chima Desmond Anyaso has once again been recognized by the Nigerian Bar...

Tue Dec 19th, 2017     Read More →

2018 BUDGET: Senate uncovers padding, items duplication

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate, yesterday, uncovered padding of proposed expenditures in the Ministry of Power and duplication of items in the 2018 budget estimates. In the budget...

Tue Dec 19th, 2017     Read More →