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Zadock’s murder: PDP demands full-scale investigation

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA- The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday expressed shock over the gruesome murder of its Adamawa State Chapter Publicity Secretary, Mr. Sam Zadock by...

Thu Mar 1st, 2018     Read More →

Make clear commitment to abolish double pay, pensions laws, SERAP tells NGF’s Yari

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged “the Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum and Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari to emulate the example of Senate...

Thu Mar 1st, 2018     Read More →

MDAs delaying passage of 2018 budget — Senate

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By Hnery Umoru ABUJA— The Senate, yesterday, accused Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs, of delaying the passage of the 2018 budget. Consequently, the upper legislative chamber gave...

Thu Mar 1st, 2018     Read More →

Herdsmen attack: Lawmaker urges Ebonyi community to defend itself

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By Anayo Okoli & Peter Okutu ABAKALIKI—THE lawmaker representing Ivo State Constituency at the Ebonyi State House of Assembly, Hon. Oliver Osi, yesterday condemned the attack on one of...

Thu Mar 1st, 2018     Read More →

72 die in worst outbreak of Lassa Fever

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, says 72 people have died of Lassa Fever since January 1. This is contained in the centre’s situation report on the virus. According to the...

Thu Mar 1st, 2018     Read More →

PDP demands full scale investigation over Killing of Adamawa Spokesperson

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called for a full scale investigation of the murder of its Spokesperson in Adamawa state by some gunmen. Mr. Mr. Sam Zadock, who was murdered by some gunmen,...

Wed Feb 28th, 2018     Read More →

Nurses want more neuro-psychiatric hospitals in Nigeria

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Nurses under the aegis of University Graduates of Nursing Science Association (UGONSA) have called for establishment of more neuropsychiatric hospitals across Nigeria. The National Secretary of...

Wed Feb 28th, 2018     Read More →

Police arrest armed robbery suspect, recover locally made gun in Enugu

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The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested an armed robber, Chukwudi Eze, who has been terrorising residents of Enugu city. The command’s Spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said in a...

Wed Feb 28th, 2018     Read More →

IPOB, MASSOB, Ohanaeze youths, Obi mourn Achuzia

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By Anayo Okoli & Chimaobi Nwaiwu NNEWI—Tributes have continued to pour in from far and near over the death, last Monday of Col. Joe Achuzia (Retd.), a Biafran war veteran popularly known...

Wed Feb 28th, 2018     Read More →

Communities hold campaign against practice of Female Genital Mutilation, FGM/Cutting in Ebonyi

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By Peter Okutu ABAKALIKI- THE age-long practice of Female Genital Mutilation, FGM and Cutting which had over the years affected the pride of womanhood negatively, is gradually becoming a thing of...

Wed Feb 28th, 2018     Read More →

Stranded Ebonyi students abroad appeal to Umahi for help

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By Peter Okutu ABAKALIKI—EBONYI State students under the State’s Overseas Scholarship scheme pursuing various PhD degrees at different universities in the Diaspora especially in the...

Tue Feb 27th, 2018     Read More →

Polio, Lassa and Yellow Fever: Where is the Political will?

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SINCE the conception of Nigeria as an independent country, it has struggled with a number of deadly viruses and diseases. The most prominent and reoccurring have been Polio, Lassa fever and Yellow...

Tue Feb 27th, 2018     Read More →

How Ekwueme helped in creating more states (2)

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By Eric Teniola DR. Alex Ekwueme’s committee on creation of more states worked in conjunction with another committee inaugurated in the National Assembly and headed by Alhaji Abubakar Tuggar...

Tue Feb 27th, 2018     Read More →

Stranded Ebonyi students in abroad appeal to Governor Umahi for assistance

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…they are adequately taken care off – Ebonyi government By Peter Okutu ABAKALIKI-EBONYI State Students under the State’s Overseas Scholarship scheme pursuing various PhD degrees...

Mon Feb 26th, 2018     Read More →

297,000 vulnerable households get stipends in 20 states — Uwais

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Mrs Maryam Uwais, presidential aide on National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP), says that the Federal Government has captured 455,000 vulnerable households in the National Social...

Sun Feb 25th, 2018     Read More →