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Breaking: UK may witness recession soon

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Britain might be entering a full-blown recession and a no-deal Brexit could more than double the country’s budget deficit in 2019, the watchdog for public finances on Thursday said. UK may...

Thu Jul 18th, 2019     Read More →

BREAKING: Fear grips Ebonyi residents as hotel collapses in Abakaliki (PHOTOS)

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Ebonyi govt seals off Hotel By Peter Okutu An active wing of Metro-View Hotel collapsed last night in Abakaliki as fear grips Ebonyi people over the ugly incident. The collapsed hotel in...

Thu Jul 18th, 2019     Read More →

Killers of Ogun couple confess: We killed them because they recognised us

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By Daud Olatunji Ogun State Police Command has arrested four persons in connection with the murder of a couple in Shagamu area of the state, with the suspects saying they committed the act because...

Thu Jul 18th, 2019     Read More →

Alleged assault: Senate insists on probe of Abbo, despite court order

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…Says it’s only investigating misconduct By Henry Umoru THE Senate insisted, yesterday, that investigation of Senator Elisha Abbo (PDP, Adamawa North), who allegedly slapped a nursing...

Thu Jul 18th, 2019     Read More →

CJN Muhammad wants better welfare for judicial officers

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The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Tanko Muhammad has urged the Legislative and the Executive arms of government to fully provide the Judiciary arm with what was due, to enable it discharge its...

Wed Jul 17th, 2019     Read More →

Senate panel seeks more time to investigate Sen. Abbo

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The Senate Ad hoc Committee investigating the allegation of assault brought against Sen. Ishiaku Abbo has requested for more time to complete its assignment. Chairman of the panel, Sen. Sam Egwu...

Wed Jul 17th, 2019     Read More →

Yahaya Bello promises cassava revolution in Kogi

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Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has promised a cassava revolution in the state with the empowerment of 500,000 cassava farmers into the agric space. Gov Yahaya Bello Bello made the promise on Tuesday in...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

‘Average price of cooking gas decreases in June’

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the average price for refilling of a five-kilogramme (kg) cylinder of cooking gas decreased to N1,995.38 in June from N2,028.04 in May. Cooking...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Ebonyi, Abia communities tango over Quarry site

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By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU – PEOPLE of Amaeze Ishiagu community in Ivo local government area of Ebonyi state Tuesday accused their adjoining community – Uru-Lokpanta, in Umuneochi local...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Ebonyi gets new Chief Judge

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By Peter Okutu Abakaliki—Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, yesterday, swore-in Justice Anselem Nwigwe of the state high court as Acting Chief Judge of the state. Wig Nigeria Prison...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Umahi swears-in Ebonyi’s new Acting-Chief Judge

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Gov. David Umahi on Monday in Abakaliki swore-in the Ebonyi new Acting Chief Judge, Justice Anselm Nwaigwe, who replaced the retired former Chief Judge, Justice Alloy Nwankwo. David Umahi Umahi,...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →

Border clashes: Beef up security at Umuneochi, Arochukwu, Abia Assembly tells police

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Following the skirmishes between the people of Umunneochi and their immediate neighbors from Ebonyi State on the one hand, and the people of Isu clan in Arochukwu Local Government Area and their...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →

PDP, APC lawmakers have unwritten agreement to work together — Rep Egbona

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By Dapo Akinrefon, Deputy Southwest Regional Editor Dr Alex Egbona is the lawmaker representing the Abi/Yakurr Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives on the platform of All...

Sun Jul 14th, 2019     Read More →

Twins, 10 others ordained Catholic priests, deacons in Owerri

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Twelve young Catholic men including twin brothers Paul Mary and Peter Mary Onele were on Saturday in Owerri ordained priests and deacons of the Claretian Missionaries, East Nigeria Province. The...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

Why Ebonyi-Cross River boundary dispute must be resolved urgently — Egbona By Dapo Akinrefon

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Dr Alex Egbona is the member representing the Abi/Yakurr Federal Constituency, Cross River State in the House of Representatives. In this interview, he spoke on efforts to resolve the lingering...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →