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Okorocha: A Ministry For Happiness

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Mr. Anayo Okorocha, governor of Imo state, known to many as “Rochas” is a man of theatre. I guess all politicians are actors. But Okorocha takes the marble! His particular gift is for...

Sun Dec 10th, 2017     Read More →

Is Buhari contesting the 2019 election?

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The inability of Nigeria to develop is traceable to several factors. One of them which people often overlook is the army of political interlopers that often distract government from its...

Sun Dec 10th, 2017     Read More →

Eze Atum Akwara: Choices before Abia govt

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It is strange that Eze Atum Akwara, the Onyerubi I of Abam, a man with powerful friends across Nigeria, died over five years ago, yet Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State is allowing the remains...

Sun Dec 10th, 2017     Read More →

Chinua Achebe: Four years on, how and what do we honour?

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It was hard knock on the spine to wake up and find in the news that Governor Rochas Okorocha had erected a life-size statue of President Jacob Zuma of South Africa in Imo State among other...

Sun Dec 10th, 2017     Read More →

Nigeria sinking under APC say Jonathan, Atiku, others

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – Prominent Nigerians including former President, Goodluck Jonathan and erstwhile Vice President, Atiku Abubakar Saturday, took the All Progressives Congress (APC)...

Sat Dec 9th, 2017     Read More →

Auto crash claims 7 lives on Sagamu-Benin expressway

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An auto crash on the Sagamu-Benin expressway on Saturday claimed the lives of seven people. According to witnesses, the accident, which occurred around 5.30 a.m. on Saturday involved a blue Ford...

Sat Dec 9th, 2017     Read More →

S-H-O-C-K-I-N-G: father disowns criminal kingpin in Imo

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Pa Basil Agha, 69, a Lagos-based Oil and Gas dealer and father of four who spent all his youthful days training his children ended up being kidnapped a year ago by a deadly criminal gang that had...

Sat Dec 9th, 2017     Read More →

We planned kidnap of Port Harcourt doctor for one month — Suspects

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Eight suspects, who took part in the July 15,2017, kidnapping of a Port Harcourt based medical doctor, Dr. Alex Atama-Pepple , a consultant ophthalmologist with Braithwaite Memorial Hospital...

Sat Dec 9th, 2017     Read More →

PDP Convention: Showdown at Eagles Square

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Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, were last night bracing themselves for fallouts from the most competitive elective convention in the party’s 18-year history with about 92...

Sat Dec 9th, 2017     Read More →

When the budget comes early

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The appropriation bill or the budget as commonly referred to is the most important legislative instrument that addresses the welfare and security of the people. Buhari presenting 2018 budget to...

Sat Dec 9th, 2017     Read More →

PDP Convention: Bode George steps down, demands apology from Wike for insulting South-West

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Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, were last night bracing themselves for fallouts from the most competitive elective convention in the party’s 18-year history with about 92...

Sat Dec 9th, 2017     Read More →

NYSC in Imo graduates over 1000 corps members on skills

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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Imo on Friday graduated over 1000 corps members in various skills. The skills include leather production, fashion designing, agro-allied, film production...

Fri Dec 8th, 2017     Read More →

PDP Chair: South-East PDP caucus endorse Secondus

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA- With less than 24 hours to the elective convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the South-East Stakeholders Caucus of the party has endorsed Prince Uche Secondus...

Fri Dec 8th, 2017     Read More →

MINISTRY OF HAPPINESS: Okorocha hits back at Ohakim, Ihedioha

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By Chinonso Alozie OWERRI—IMO State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, said yesterday, that the former governor of the state, Ikedi Ohakim and former Deputy Speaker of House of Representatives,...

Fri Dec 8th, 2017     Read More →

Move Nigerian Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, Udeogaranya tells Buhari

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By Providence Emmanuel LAGOS—The decision of Israeli government to move its capital to Jerusalem needs to be supported by the Nigerian government. President Buhari This view was expressed by...

Fri Dec 8th, 2017     Read More →