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Residents decry high cost of rice in Enugu major markets

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Some residents of Enugu State on Friday decried the high cost of rice in major markets in Enugu metropolis. According to the residents, rice, the most popular staple food in Nigeria, has now...

Fri Oct 30th, 2020     Read More →

South East governors, leaders vow to resist killings

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Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (right); Governor of Ebonyi State and Chairman, South East Governors’ Forum, David Umahi (left), their Abia State counterpart, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu (2nd...

Fri Oct 30th, 2020     Read More →

How 21 pupils, others die as school bus, trailer collide in Enugu

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It was a black Wednesday in Mgbowo, Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State, as 21 persons, many of whom were pupils of Presentation Nursery and Primary School, owned by the Catholic Diocese of...

Fri Oct 30th, 2020     Read More →

Senate panel tackles minister for siting 20 power projects in own LGA

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Queries location of REA regional offices Senate Committee on Power, yesterday, queried Minister of Power, Maman Saleh, for siting about 20 rural electrification projects in his Lau Council Area...

Thu Oct 29th, 2020     Read More →

How proliferation of small arms is enhancing violence in Nigeria, says report

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The proliferation of small arms and ammunitions is driving the increasing rate of violence in Nigeria, a report from SBM Intelligence has said. “The number of small arms in circulation in...

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Read More →

Why 15% budget allocation to health is tall order, by FG

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The Federal Government has provided explanation why it failed for the umpteenth time to meet the Abuja Declaration by African leaders in 2001 and the World Health Organisation (WHO) to allocate,...

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Read More →

Calm down, Wase begs youths as IPOB announces peaceful protests

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Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Ahmed Wase, has pleaded with Nigerian youth to relax the #EndSARS protests and not to take laws into their hands. But the Indigenous People of Biafra...

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Read More →

EEDC migrates customers to improve electricity service from November 1

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The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) says it has started the upgrade and migration of its customers to improve electricity service delivery within the entire South-East from Nov....

Sun Oct 25th, 2020     Read More →

Enugu Government adjusts 24-hour curfew to 13 hours from Oct. 25

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[FILES] EnuguThe Enugu State Government has announced an adjustment on the 24-hour curfew imposed in Enugu East, Enugu North and Enugu South Local Government Areas of the state. A statement by...

Sun Oct 25th, 2020     Read More →

South East, South South rail network in death throes

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Since coming on board, the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government has been completing some key railway projects initiated by the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan across the...

Sun Oct 25th, 2020     Read More →

Life, career trajectory of Septugenarian Lekan Alabi

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A veteran journalist, author and public relations guru, Oloye ‘Lekan Alabi was born on October 27, 1950 in Ibadan, the capital of the old Western Region (now, Oyo State) to the late Pa...

Sun Oct 25th, 2020     Read More →

New Haven Police station stinks, says NHRC

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The New Heaven Police Station in Enugu State has been discovered to be reeking with filthy and unhygienic cells intentionally designed to force suspects or their families to pay any amount as...

Sat Oct 24th, 2020     Read More →

Police nab 13 over alleged armed robbery, possession of unlawful firearm

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The Police Command in Niger has arrested 13 suspects over alleged armed robbery, unlawful possession of firearm and dealing in Indian hemp in different parts of the state. The command’s...

Sat Oct 24th, 2020     Read More →

69,626 voters to participate in Saturday’s Enugu by-election

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No Fewer than 69,626 will, on Saturday, October 25, 2020, vote in the 11 wards of Isiuzo State Constituency by-election in Enugu State. The Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC)...

Fri Oct 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Four die as Ondo, Anambra, Oyo youths raze INEC office, police station, others

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Youths in Ondo State went berserk yesterday, destroying several public infrastructures across the 18 councils. In Okitipupa town, the headquarters of Okitipupa Council, over 100 angry youths...

Fri Oct 23rd, 2020     Read More →