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Bolanle Ambode’s COWLSO: One conference, many interventions

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SINCE its launch by the pioneer chairperson of Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials, COWLSO, Chief Mrs. Oluremi Tinubu, wife of former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the...

Thu Oct 26th, 2017     Read More →

2019: Igbo declare support for Buhari

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA-Igbo people from the South-East have thrown their weight behind the anticipated reelection bid of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. President Buhari the Chairman...

Wed Oct 25th, 2017     Read More →

Kogi: Director’s suicide forces Reps to probe salary non-payment

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The death of a director in the Kogi Civil Service, who committed suicide, has drawn the attention of the House of Representatives to the non-utilisation of bailout funds and the non-payment of...

Wed Oct 25th, 2017     Read More →

How tanker fire ruined us – Victims of Abia petrol explosion lament

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By Ugochukwu Alaribe ABA- For property owners at Ehere community, along Ikot Ekpene road, Monday, October 16, is a day they may never forget in their lives. It was a day they lost their property...

Wed Oct 25th, 2017     Read More →

DARAMOLA: Why Mandela wanted me to marry his secretary

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WITH a boisterous image that makes his presence conspicuous anywhere, he has traversed the private and public sector remarkably. He depicts the kind of confidence that could be mistaken for...

Wed Oct 25th, 2017     Read More →

When Southern governors gathered in Lagos

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The first time the Southern governors met was in 2001 in Lagos under the auspices of the former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The last of the meetings was in 2005 in Enugu...

Wed Oct 25th, 2017     Read More →

Abia govt, ASNA take Made-in-Aba to USA

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By Oboh Agbonkhese As part of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu’s campaign for promoting Made-in-Aba products, Abia State government and Abia State National Association, U.S.A. and North America,...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

How we managed bailout, Paris Club refunds in Abia — Ikpeazu

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Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has given detailed account of how his state managed the bailout and Paris Club refunds for payment of backlog of salaries he inherited and also in improving...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

4m pupils benefit from FG’s daily free meal

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—FOUR million pupils from 25,771 schools across 17 states have benefited from the Federal Government Home Grown Feeding programme, Laolu Akande, Senior Special...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

Why Kerosene price droped by 21% in Q3’ 17

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THE price of kerosene dropped by 21 per cent in the third quarter (July-August) of 2017, as a result of increased importation of the product into the nation. Investigations by Vanguard showed that...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: Southern govs unite on true federalism, devolution of powers

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For the first time in 12 years, Governors of the Southern States of Nigeria on Monday met in Lagos, where they unanimously reiterated the call for true federalism and devolution of powers to...

Mon Oct 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Proscription of IPOB: Court adjourns hearing on suit till Nov 14

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, deferred hearing on the suit challenging the proscription and declaration of the Indegeniuos People of Biafra, IPOB,...

Mon Oct 23rd, 2017     Read More →

215 police officers undergo emergency, anti-terrorism training

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Two-Hundred and Fifteen (215) police officers, from Deputy Superintendent to Chief Superintendent cadres, in Zone 9, are participating in a one-week “Incident commanders’ management...

Mon Oct 23rd, 2017     Read More →

HIV/AIDS: Nigerian researcher calls for clinical trial of his drug

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A researcher, Prof. Madubuike Ezeibe, has called on the Federal Government to carry out a clinical trial of the drug he indented, Aluminum-Magnesium Silicate (AMS), for the treatment of...

Mon Oct 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Abia Judiciary Service Commission crisis deepens

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—THE crisis rocking Abia State Judiciary Service Commission has deepened with factions emerging and claiming to be the authentic body. While one faction is loyal to the...

Mon Oct 23rd, 2017     Read More →