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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 →

With 21 housemates BBNaija season 4 starts

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The long-anticipated fourth season of the Big Brother Naija ( BBNaija ) reality show on Sunday, kicked off with 21 housemates. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that this is the highest number...

Sun Jun 30th, 2019     Read More →

Stop collecting pensions, SERAP tells Orji Kalu, Goje, Okorocha, others

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged all former governors now in the ninth Senate to “publicly commit to stop collecting pensions from their states while they...

Sun Jun 30th, 2019     Read More →

Jonathan, Obi, Ihedioha eulogise Atiku’s father in-law

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Onitsha (Anambra) – Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Gov. Emeka Ihedioha of Imo and Former Governor of Anambra, Mr Peter Obi were among dignitaries who stormed Onitsha on Saturday for...

Sun Jun 30th, 2019     Read More →

Lagos, 11 other states refuse to publish 2019 budget despite World Bank’s N228.7bn Per-State incentive — BudgIT

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Twelve of Nigerian state governments have proved that the returns from the usual business of budget secrecy are much more fulfilling to them than the $750million incentive provided by the World...

Mon Jun 24th, 2019     Read More →

The plight of state pensioners

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AS the Labour sector and the nation at large get set for the battle to implement the recently-approved National Minimum Wage, the complementary Labour compensation law – the Pension Act...

Mon Jun 24th, 2019     Read More →

How fear of rape forced nursing students out of school in Imo

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By Chinonso Alozie OWERRI—An investigation by Vanguard has unravelled the drama faced by students of Imo State College of Nursing and Midwifery in Ogboko, Ideato South Local Government Area...

Mon Jun 24th, 2019     Read More →

More groups reject Miyetti Allah’s request for vigilante in S-East

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By Anayo Okoli, Chinonso Alozie, Chinedu Adonu & Nwabueze Okonkwo ENUGU—MORE groups have joined the league rejecting the idea mooted by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of...

Mon Jun 24th, 2019     Read More →

REVEALED: How politicians hijacked INEC officials, compromised military

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Imo REC loud on how to make elections free and fair Says human involvement must be reduced for electronic machinery Regrets effects of poverty, role of military; recalls day police almost shot him...

Sat Jun 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Discordant Tunes Trail EU, IRI, NDI Post-2019 Election Reports

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•Aisha Yesufu: Nothing will change until electoral reforms are made •Tanko Yakassai: 2019 election violence will remain talking point for years •PDP: Election reports have...

Sat Jun 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Defecting Imo lawmakers yet to resign from former parties

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By Chinonso Alozie An investigation by Vanguard yesterday has revealed that some of the Imo State lawmakers of the 9th State Assembly, who recently defected from their parties, were yet to...

Fri Jun 21st, 2019     Read More →

Ihedioha appoints 29-year-old Akwarandu as SA New Media

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As part of the strategies to strengthen his media team, Emeka Ihedioha, governor of Imo State, has appointed Akwarandu Izuchukwu as his Special Assistant on New Media. Alwarandu Akwarandu, 29, was...

Wed Jun 19th, 2019     Read More →