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Gunmen shoot tricycle operator in Aba for reportedly foiling kidnap attempt

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Unknown armed bandits, suspected to be kidnappers, on Friday, shot a yet-to-be-identified tricycle operator in the head in Aba, the commercial hub of Abia. Gunmen Man slumps, dies in Aba after...

Fri May 31st, 2019     Read More →

INSECURITY: Don’t withdraw licensed guns, Reps tell Buhari

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu •Say that will expose innocent Nigerians to more danger •Insist Executive order can’t override Act of Parliament •Urge President to sign National...

Fri May 31st, 2019     Read More →

Biafra Day Sit-at-Home: Onitsha, Aba, Nnewi shut; zero compliance in Awka, Asaba, Owerri

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By Chioma Gabriel, Emeka Mamah, Emma Amaize, Vincent Ujumadu, Festus Ahon, Dennis Agbo, Peter Okutu, Chimaobi Nwaiwu & Ugochukwu Alaribe There was a near-complete lockdown of the entire...

Fri May 31st, 2019     Read More →

NACA seeks prevention of new HIV infections

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..Plans 90% viral load reduction by 2020 By Sola Ogundipe & Chioma Obinna The outcome of the preliminary findings of the Nigerian HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey, NAIIS, has revealed that...

Thu May 30th, 2019     Read More →

IPOB: Aba residents comply, Umuahia residents ignore directive

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Aba (Abia)/Umuahia – Residents of Aba in Abia on Thursday complied with the sit-at-home directive, issued by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) group. Commercial activities were in full...

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IPOB Sit At Home: Markets, schools, banks shut in Aba

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BY UGOCHUKWU ALARIBE ABA- Business activities were today grounded in Aba, Abia State, following the sit-at-home order issued by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. IPOB members The gates of...

Thu May 30th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Reps ask Buhari to rescind executive decision on withdrawal of licensed gun

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA-House of Representatives has asked President Mohammadu Buhari to immediately rescind his decision on the revoking and withdrawal of licensed guns from their...

Thu May 30th, 2019     Read More →

Court threatens to strike out ex-Abia CJ’s suit

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Abuja – The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Thursday threatened to strike out a suit filed by the former Chief Judge of Abia, Justice Kalu Amah (rtd), challenging non-payment of...

Thu May 30th, 2019     Read More →

In photos: Onitsha today as IPOB commences sit-at-home order

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Onitsha, the commercial city-hub of Anambra state, today, as the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, declared a sit-at-home order. IPOB had, on May 28 in a statement, directed the residents to...

Thu May 30th, 2019     Read More →

3 nabbed over diversion of milk worth N23m

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By Esther Onyegbula Detectives attached to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba Lagos, have arrested three suspects in connection with the hijacking and diversion of milk...

Thu May 30th, 2019     Read More →

S-East PDP govs, Obiano congratulate Buhari

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No cause for alarm —PDP Says Buhari, APC overburdened by guilt over inauguration By Dirisu Yakubu All seems not to be rosy in the camp of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, following the...

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Inauguration : Buhari mum, as govs reel out promises

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•I’ll build a stronger Delta —Okowa •We’ll surpass first term performance in Akwa Ibom — Emmanuel •Umahi assures Ebonyi citizens of improved...

Thu May 30th, 2019     Read More →

Inauguration : mum, as govs reel out promises

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•I’ll build a stronger Delta —Okowa •We’ll surpass first term performance in Akwa Ibom — Emmanuel •Umahi assures Ebonyi citizens of improved...

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I’m for all—Gov Ikpeazu

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—GOVERNOR Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, yesterday, said he is governor for all Abia people and would not discriminate against any person or group. Ikpeazu Speaking...

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Crack in Atiku’s camp as PDP governors congratulate Buhari

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…No cause for alarm- PDP By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – All seems not to be rosy in the camp of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar following the congratulatory message to President...

Wed May 29th, 2019     Read More →