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IGR: Umahi threatens to stop salaries of traditional rulers

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By Peter Okutu ABAKALIKI—GOVERNOR David Umahi of Ebonyi State yesterday, threatened to stop the salaries of any traditional ruler, who fails to furnish the state government with the location...

Thu Feb 1st, 2018     Read More →

Bill to allow married women choose origin passes second reading

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A bill for an Act to amend Federal Character Commission (FCC) Act to give married women the option to choose indigenehip and other related matters passed second reading at the House of...

Wed Jan 31st, 2018     Read More →

Nigerians adopt preventive measures as Lassa fever rampages

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LASSA fever is on the rampage again in Nigeria, but there are simple steps that can be taken to prevent infection. Last week, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, confirmed 16 deaths in...

Tue Jan 30th, 2018     Read More →

Ekwueme’s body arrives Igboland

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By Chioma Gabriel, Vincent Ujumadu & Dennis Agbo ENUGU—THE remains of late Second Republic Vice President of Nigeria, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, yesterday, arrived Igbo land, via Akanu Ibiam...

Tue Jan 30th, 2018     Read More →

500 persons get free eye treatment as former minister’s son marks 30th birthday

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Calabar – Mr Edward Duke, son of former culture and tourism minister Edem Duke, on Monday offered free eye and dental treatments to 500 aged persons as part of activities to mark his 30th...

Mon Jan 29th, 2018     Read More →

Benue massacre: FG opts for military force to flush out perpetrators

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By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor ABUJA—Nearly a month after suspected herdsmen massacred 73 persons in Benue State and threw the state into mourning, the Federal Government has opted...

Mon Jan 29th, 2018     Read More →

Doctors’ carelessness spreading Lassa fever — FG

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…as Ebonyi identifies 9 new cases By Peter Okutu ABAKALIKI—THE Federal Government, Saturday, blamed the spread of Lassa fever on health workers refusal to take necessary precaution,...

Mon Jan 29th, 2018     Read More →

Benue Killings : FG opts for decisive military action to end crisis

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…To go after mercineries ….will not impose solution on any state By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor AND Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Federal Government last night hinted...

Mon Jan 29th, 2018     Read More →

‘APC will right the wrongs in Ebonyi’

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi said on Sunday that it would right the wrongs in the state if elected in the 2019 governorship poll. The party stated this in a five-point...

Sun Jan 28th, 2018     Read More →

2019 and Ugwuanyi’s strength of leadership

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The recent endorsement of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for a second term in office by the Prelate of the Methodist Church of Nigeria, His Eminence, Dr. Samuel ’Emeka kanu Uche...

Sat Jan 27th, 2018     Read More →

NNPC didn’t remit JV Cash Call to Fed Acct in 5 yrs —Govs

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA —Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, yesterday, reported Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, to President Muhammadu Buhari for the inability of the...

Fri Jan 26th, 2018     Read More →

Benin Industrial Park: Chinese firm meets Obaseki, seeks slots in park

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Barely a day after Chinese engineering firm, China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) Ltd arrived Benin City, to commence preliminary work on the Gelegele Seaport Project, another Chinese company,...

Thu Jan 25th, 2018     Read More →

Lassa fever: Atiku calls for emergency call desks at health facilities

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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has advised the Federal Government to establish emergency call desks at strategic health facilities to address the rampaging Lassa fever in the...

Thu Jan 25th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Buhari, 6 govs in closed-door meeting

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—SIX governors are currently in closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari during the FEC...

Thu Jan 25th, 2018     Read More →

Rotary Int’l, FG collaborate to boost reproductive health in Nigeria

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The Rotary International District 9125 says it is collaborating with the Federal Ministry of Health to accelerate implementation of maternal and perinatal death surveillance in eight pilot states...

Thu Jan 25th, 2018     Read More →