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Aba on world map again as Google takes digital training to Enyimba city Artisans

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•Abia govt demands ICT policy, internet city from Google •Promises to flag off Economic city, December By Prince Osuagwu, Hi-Tech Editor The ancient town of Aba, Enyimba City, Abia...

Wed Jul 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Prof Ndubuisi Ekekwe: From village boy to Silicon Valley tech genius

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Henry Ojelu Prof Ekekwe is a rare Nigerian tech genius with many incredible world class inventions to his kitty. Among his numerous inventions is the invasive medical robotic, a system which was...

Wed Jul 3rd, 2019     Read More →

PHOTOS: Residents criticise Okorocha over poor construction of roads

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Residents and commuters in Mgbee, Akokwa, and Ogboko, all in Imo state have criticised Rochas Okorocha, former governor of the state over the poor construction of the road leading to the...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Enugu community, MACBAN, others deny report of herders, cattle expulsion

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The people of Agbada Nenwe in Aninri Local Government Area of Enugu State, members of the Hausa/Fulani community and Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, in the South-East...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

We’re still operating from makeshift offices — Ihedioha

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He’s discrediting me through stomach infrastructure—Okorocha By Chinonso Alozie Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State, yesterday, said he and his deputy, Gerald Irona, are still...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Mob sets police station ablaze over alleged killing of youth in Imo community

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Umuoke Obowo (Imo) – Angry youths in Umuoke Obowo in Imo have set the police station in the town ablaze, following alleged killing of a young man in the community by a policeman. Protesters...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: 30 killed, many injured as tanker explodes in Benue

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By Peter Duru, Makurdi About 30 persons were on Monday killed while over 60 suffered various degrees of burns while scooping Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as fuel from a loaded truck that...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →

Nsukka pepper: MSMEs registration surges in South-East-NAFDAC

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National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says `Nsukka pepper’, a popular local pepper spice, has pushed Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises (MSMEs) seasoning...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →

Ohanaeze sends draft bill for S/East federation

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As the Federal Government proposes Ruga settlements in various states of the country for herders, the youth wing of Ohanaeze Ndigbo has submitted a proposal for a draft bill for the federation of...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →

Imo is in unquantifiable ruin – Ihedioha

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By Chidi Nkwopara Getting Governor Emeka Ihedioha to speak on what he inherited from his predecessor, has been problematic in the past one month, for very obvious reasons, which includes but not...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →

BBNaija season 4 begins with 21 housemates

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The long-anticipated fourth season of the Big Brother Naija reality show on Sunday, kicked off with 21 housemates. This is the highest number of housemates so far as 2017’s ‘See...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →

Imo govt to refurbish water scheme with N49m

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By Chinonso Alozie Imo State government, weekend, said it had approved N49,845,000 to resuscitate Otamiri Water Scheme in Owerri, the state capital. Ihedioha Deputy governor, Gerald Irona, in a...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →

Bringing ex-governors to account

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HUGE pointers to the life of impunity that our state governors live during their tenures begin to emerge moments after they vacate their seats of power. The degree of reckless abandon grows with...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →

CAN to drag Buhari to UN over RUGA policy

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•Says Ruga ‘ll create jobs, reduce herders/farmers conflict •UN bodies wade into herdsmen-farmers crises •Ruga settlement: Suspend project or face court action, Tiv...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →

USAID commits $65M to boost water supply In Taraba, 5 other states

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By Femi Bolaji Jalingo—United States Agency for International Development, USAID, has earmarked $65 million as technical support fund to increase access to potable water for 500,000...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →