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Fans seek stiffer penalties against erring African referees

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Football fans in Ebonyi have urged the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to mete stiffer penalties against referees who decide outcome of matches with their biased officiating. The fans who...

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ALARMING: Why snake bite victims die daily

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Snake bite is not new especially to people of Southern and Central parts of Plateau State. Poisonous snakes like carpet viper, cobra, black mambas and puff adder have comfortable habitats in those...

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Why PDP swept Enugu council polls

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It was predicated even before the polls, that the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, would triumph over the opposition political parties in the Enugu state local government council elections...

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Why Ekwueme is different – Ben Ezeibe

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WHEN the second republic Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme took ill and was admitted in a private hospital in Enugu, one person who felt so bad about the development, especially when it was...

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2018 Budget: Another watery soup for a sick giant?

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The nation is in darkness. It needs stable Power. Mambila Hydro Plant is a major plank in our power plans. Our contribution is 15% of the total cost. That contribution is 312 billion naira. We...

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Police to deploy 28,000 officers, NSCDC 11,000, 30 sniffer dogs for Anambra guber poll

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Commandant of the Nigerian security and civil Defence corps in Anambra state Mr John Ahwen says the Corps has plans to deploy about 11,000 officers to the conduct of the November 18 governorship...

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Plateau massacre: Killings in Nigeria worse than countries at war—SSANU

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, has lamented the rate of killings in the country, saying that it was worse than killings in countries at war. The...

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Abuja airport gets NCAA certification

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The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja has been certified by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). Mr Muktar Usman, the Director-General made this known while presenting the...

Fri Nov 10th, 2017     Read More →

Ojukwu defended Ndigbo when it mattered most—Ohanaeze, South-East govs

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By Chioma Gabriel, Editor Special Features ENUGU—THE apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo yesterday lauded the leadership and patriotism of the late Igbo leader and...

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Enugu LG Polls: PDP BOT member lauds sportsmanship of 37 parties

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ENUGU—A member of the Peoples Democratic Party’s, PDP, Board of Trustees, Amb. Mrs. Justina Eze, has applauded the sportsmanship displayed by 37 out of the 40 registered political...

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Enugu Assembly adjourns sitting to renovate chamber

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ENUGU—ENUGU State House of Assembly, yesterday adjourned plenary for two weeks to renovate its chamber. Speaker of the House, Hon. Edward Ubosi said that the minor renovation would include...

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Ebonyi governor canvasses second term for Buhari

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Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to contest the presidential election in 2019 just as he has indicated interest for Ebonyi governorship election.Photos:Buhari...

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Buhari’s superficial Igbo appeasement (1) – Ochereome Nnanna

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DAN Nwanyanwu, the pioneer National Chairman of the Labour Party, was on Africa Independent Television, AIT, on Tuesday morning and he said something that conformed to what I have always believed:...

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Abba Kyari, Oyo-Ita reconcile at FEC meeting

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—The Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, and Head of Service, Winifred Oyo-Ita, yesterday, resolved their differences and embraced each other before the...

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Nigeria unity negotiable — Chidoka

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By Dennis Agbo ENUGU—ANAMBRA State governorship candidate of the United Peoples Party, UPP, Chief Osita Chidoka has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement that the unity of...

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