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I married my sister because Bible supports it – 25-year-old school teacher

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By Vincent Ujumadu Cornelius Chiadi Ezeibekwe, 25, recently caused a stir in Ekwulobia in Aguata local government area of Anambra State when he wedded his younger sister, aged 17. In Igbo land,...

Sun Feb 25th, 2018     Read More →

Anambra tops Patrick Estate Onyedum U-15 athletics championships

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Anambra State emerged winners of the 2018 Patrick Estate Onyedum U-15 Athletics Championships for the South East region. New Kid…Justina Onoja a budding multi event athlete. The event that...

Sun Feb 25th, 2018     Read More →

FG’s committee on farmers, herders clashes visits Zamfara

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The National Economic Council Committee on Farmers and Herdsmen clashes on Saturday visited Zamfara on a fact-finding mission over security challenges in the state. The victims of Zamfara attack...

Sat Feb 24th, 2018     Read More →

Reordering of election: Ebonyi PDP backs NASS

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By Peter Okutu ABAKALIKI—THE Ebonyi State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday threw its weight behind the National Assembly’s move to rearrange the sequence of...

Fri Feb 23rd, 2018     Read More →

INEC planning to rig 2019 polls – PDP

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…Vows to expose commission’s wrongdoings By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has again called to question the competence of the Independent National Electoral...

Fri Feb 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Herdsmen, farmers’ crises: Osinbajo C’ttee recommends census, gazetted reserves, others

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By Umar Yusuf YOLA— THE Osinbajo Committee on Farmers/Herdsmen conflict has recommended that all the three tiers of government should device ways such as census, gazetted reserves, control...

Fri Feb 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Killings: Farmers, herdsmen adopt ceasefire agreement in Adamawa

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Farmers and herdsmen in Adamawa have agreed to cease hostilities in order to give chance for a Peace and Reconciliation Committee to work out a lasting solution to the conflict between them in the...

Thu Feb 22nd, 2018     Read More →

IBB, Jonathan, Shagari absent at Council of State

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—-Saraki receives standing ovation By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – FORMER Military Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida, for Presidents Goodluck Jonathan, Alhaji Shehu Shagari and...

Thu Feb 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Dancing Lawmakers: Why only the female got suspended

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By Josephine Agbonkhese & Naomi Tenebe Among the biggest news stories of the past three weeks was the suspension of Maria Ude Nwachi, a lawmaker representing Afikpo North-East in Ebonyi State...

Thu Feb 22nd, 2018     Read More →

S’East governors asked to invest in ranches

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By Chimaobi Nwaiwu NNEWI—SOUTH East governors have been asked to mobilise funds for setting up cattle ranches for interested people in the region to do cattle business, instead of creating...

Wed Feb 21st, 2018     Read More →

Expert calls for Nigeria’s participation in $75bn global hides, skin market

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Awka – Mr Oseloka Obaze, a policy expert, on Tuesday in Awka called on the Federal Government to seek the nation’s participation in $75 billion global hides and skin market. Butchers...

Tue Feb 20th, 2018     Read More →

FG’s committee on herdsmen/farmers crisis urges Taraba govt. to review anti-grazing law

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The Technical Sub-Committee of the National Economic Council on Herdsmen/Farmers Crises, on Tuesday urged Taraba government to review existing Anti-Open Grazing Law to accommodate all interests...

Tue Feb 20th, 2018     Read More →

The quit notice, hate speeches and buhari’s northernisation/islamisation agenda

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By Professor Ben Nwabueze NATURE OF HATE SPEECHES In the aftermath of the divisions in the country caused by President Buhari’s Northernisation/ Islamisation Agenda, as manifested in his...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

Rice Price Reduction: Gov. Umahi’s aide praises FG’s agric policies

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The impact of Federal Government’s agricultural policies that complemented those of Ebonyi Government has led to a reduction in the price of rice in the state, a government official has...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari approves C’ttee to rebuild communities affected by herdsmen-farmers conflicts

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In line with the administration’s commitment towards finding permanent solutions to the herdsmen-farmers clashes in some parts of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →