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9th Senate: You can’t throw away 6m votes, Gaya tells APC

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – Ahead of the inauguration of the ninth National Assembly on June 11, Senator representing Kano South Senatorial District, Kabiru Gaya has called on the leadership of...

Wed Jun 5th, 2019     Read More →

Insecurity won’t stop rice production – RIFAN

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By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA – THE Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RIFAN, has assured Nigerians that current insecurity challenges would not stop rice production in the country. A man carries...

Wed Jun 5th, 2019     Read More →

Abia NEWMAP rescues communities from erosion menace

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—RELIEF has come the way of Abia communities devastated by erosion menace. One such community is Umuagu Ibeku in Umuahia North Council Area where erosion has been...

Wed Jun 5th, 2019     Read More →

Senate Leadership: Group endorses Lawan, Orji Kalu

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Abuja, June 4, 2019 (NAN) The Igbo Youth Intelligential (IYI), the umbrella group of enterprising youths of Igbo extraction at home and in the Diaspora, has endorsed the candidature of Dr Ahmed...

Tue Jun 4th, 2019     Read More →

We enjoy cordial relationship with South East govts says Miyetti Allah, debunks crisis rumours

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The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), says it has a cordial relationship with governments and people of the South East Zone of Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo...

Tue Jun 4th, 2019     Read More →

Afaraukwu youths protest alleged police killing of 23-year-old native in Umuahia

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Umuahia – Scores of angry youths of Afaraukwu in Umuahia, the Abia capital, took to the streets of the city on Tuesday morning to protest the alleged killing of a 23-year-old native, known...

Tue Jun 4th, 2019     Read More →

We’re not planning to attack S/East over grazing land – Miyeti Allah

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Commends S/East govs for cordial relationship with cattle breeders By Vincent Ujumadu Awka- THE South East branch of Miyeti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, Tuesday denied the...

Tue Jun 4th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari issues proclamation for inauguration of 9th NASS, June 11

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA— PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has issued a Proclamation for the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly, on June 11, 2019, in line with the constitution of the Federal...

Tue Jun 4th, 2019     Read More →

Robber robbing with toy gun killed by police officer in Ebonyi

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By Peter Okutu An armed robbery suspect, Onyekachi Mmerole from Isiukwuato, Abia State was weekend, shot along Ivo-Osso Edda High Way by a police officer, while robbing some members of the public...

Mon Jun 3rd, 2019     Read More →

APGA risks not fielding candidates in 2021, 2023 polls ―Ukaegbu

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By Ugochukwu Alaribe A chieftain of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, in Abia State, Prince Nnanna Ukaegbu, has warned that the party risks not fielding candidates for the 2021 Anambra...

Mon Jun 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Electricity sector losses rise by 17% in Q1’19, hit N135bn

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By Udeme Akpan & Prince Okafor THE nation’s power losses have risen to N135 billion in the first quarter of 2019, Q1’19, indicating an increase of 17 per cent, compared with N112.3...

Mon Jun 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Deputy Senate President’s position not given to us yet — PDP senators

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA— AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly and election of presiding officers, the Senate Caucus of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, denied...

Mon Jun 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Youth commends NFIU over LG autonomy

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By Anayo Okoli NIGERIAN youths, on the platform of Nigerian Ethnic Nationalities Youth Leaders Forum, ENYLF, have commended the Nigeria Finance Intelligent Unit, NFIU, over its position on the...

Mon Jun 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Chinedum Orji: Legislating to touch lives 

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By Jude Ndukwe Since the emergence of Hon Chinedum Orji as member representing Umuahia Central State Constituency at the Abia State House of Assembly, people of his constituency have come to...

Sat Jun 1st, 2019     Read More →

How the North became a killing field

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By Tony Eluemunor It is amazing the amount of acrimonious, malicious and vindictive argument that came in the wake of former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s outcry that Islamic...

Sat Jun 1st, 2019     Read More →