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Celebrities divide over Zlatan, Naira Marley’s arrest

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By Rotimi Agbana & Tolulope Abereoje Following the arrest of Nigerian musicians, Afeez Fashola, a.k.a Naira Marley, rapper, Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael, a.k.a Zlatan Ibile, popular dancer,...

Tue May 14th, 2019     Read More →

Chevron, FG urged to address underdevelopment in Ugborodo

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Chevron By Emma Amaize & Jimitota Onoyume Ugborodo, host communities of Chevron/Excravos Tank Farm, in Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State, continued their protest yesterday,...

Tue May 14th, 2019     Read More →

I’m happy leaving UNN better than l met it, says VC

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Nsukka (Enugu State) – Prof. Benjamin Ozumba, the outgoing Vice Chancellor (VC) of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), says he is happy that he is leaving the university better than he...

Mon May 13th, 2019     Read More →

IGP appoints ACP Markus Basiran to head Police’s CRU

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The Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP M.A Adamu, has appointed ACP Markus Ishaku Basiran to head the Complaints Response Unit (CRU) of the Force. Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed...

Mon May 13th, 2019     Read More →

Despite Labour protest Ngige inaugurates NSITF Board

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…Calls for reports of Fund’s audited account By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – AT last the board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF, led by Austin Enajemo-Isire, was...

Mon May 13th, 2019     Read More →

Obiano meets Buhari, lobbies for more federal appointments for Anambra

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..explains why he’s close to President By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – GOVERNOR Willy Obiano of Anambra State on Monday met behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari at the...

Mon May 13th, 2019     Read More →

Sack TCN boss now, TUC demands

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By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU – LEADERSHIP of Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC, Enugu State chapter, Monday protested over anti-labour activities and misappropriation of funds by the management...

Mon May 13th, 2019     Read More →

Experts advocate urgent constitutional review in Nigeria

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By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU – EXPERTS drawn from across the globe during Humboldt Kolleg conference held at University of Nigeria Nsukka, weekend advocated urgent constitutional review in Nigeria...

Mon May 13th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria will not know peace until an Igbo becomes President – Nwobodo

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By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU – FORMER governor of old Anambra state, Senator Jim Nwobodo has called for Igbo presidency in 2023, saying “Nigeria will not know peace until an Igbo becomes...

Sun May 12th, 2019     Read More →

Enugu govt repairs damaged water pipeline

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…explains low level water supply The Enugu State Water Corporation has informed residents of the state that it has completed repairs of the 600mm ductile iron transmission pipeline at Oji...

Sun May 12th, 2019     Read More →

ASVI 2018: Lagos, Ogun, Rivers, Kwara, Enugu economic viable states

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States Generate N1.1trn, … Lagos Generates More IGR than 30 States Combined …. Only states are 10 economically viable, 17 are insolvent … Poor IGR States: Kebbi, Yobe,...

Sun May 12th, 2019     Read More →

IGP orders transfer of over 6,000 policemen out of Lagos to Zamfara, others

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The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has ordered the immediate transfer of over 6,000 senior policemen and rank and file out of Lagos State. Cross Section of Policemen during the flag...

Thu May 9th, 2019     Read More →

Senate confirms Buhari’s RMAFC nominees

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ex-CBN chief too as FERMA Boss By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Senate, Wednesday, confirmed the reappointment of Elias Mbam from Ebonyi State as Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation...

Wed May 8th, 2019     Read More →

2023: ‘Forget Igbo Presidency, create jobs for youth’

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By Dennis Agbo ENUGU- THE Director General of Coal City Youth Initiative, Mr Johnpaul Anih has charged Politicians of Igbo extraction to relax the chase for Nigerian Presidency in 2023 and rather...

Wed May 8th, 2019     Read More →

Group urges govt. to check influx of marijuana-laced edibles in ports

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By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU – NON governmental Organization, Parent-Child Intervention Centre, PCIC, Wednesday, called on the Federal and state governments to check influx of marijuana-laced...

Wed May 8th, 2019     Read More →