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UNICEF WARNING: Your drinking water from borehole can be contaminated with 10 million viruses from faeces

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Today, overwhelming majority of 96.3 per cent of households in Nigeria drink water contaminated by faeces and other polluted substances such as Escherichia coli (E.coli). The latest MICS report...

Sun Apr 8th, 2018     Read More →

Attah returns with new insights on resource control – 1

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By Dele Sobowale “Lives of great men remind us that we can make our lives sublime; and, departing, leave behind us footprints on the sands of time”—HW. Longfellow, 1807-1882....

Sun Apr 8th, 2018     Read More →

APC not knowing how to govern has been functioning more as an opposition party

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Where is the Nigerian opposition? By Reuben Abati Less than a year to the next general elections in Nigeria, the biggest deficit in the political process leading to that moment is the absence of a...

Sat Apr 7th, 2018     Read More →

Does Okorocha mean trouble for APC?

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The long-suppressed fury of members of the All Progressives Congress, APC in the Southeast against Governor Rochas Okorocha finally burst out last Tuesday. It came when Mr. Osita Okechukwu, the...

Sat Apr 7th, 2018     Read More →

Emelumba: Pushing for participatory representation

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The huge crowd was expected. The top political stakeholders in attendance were expected. The outpouring of genuine solidarity and support from a grateful people adorning T-shirts proclaiming...

Sat Apr 7th, 2018     Read More →

Adeline Ndoma-Egba: The Good Mother of a Good Son

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By Uche Anichukwu As the Igbo saying goes, “Afu nwa elota nna”, meaning that the child is a reflection of the father. Here the father is used metaphorically in place of parents and ...

Sat Apr 7th, 2018     Read More →

INEC decries nonchallant attitude to PVC collection

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has decried the nonchalant attitude of Nigerians in the collection of Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) saying the atittude was not in the best...

Fri Apr 6th, 2018     Read More →

Salary arrears: NUT commends governors over payment

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The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) on Friday commended some state governors for their efforts in ensuring settlement of salary arrears owed teachers in their states.‎ Dr Mike Ike-Ene,...

Fri Apr 6th, 2018     Read More →

Of Liberty, Okorocha and 2019

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RECENTLY, Governor Rochas Okorocha expressed umbrage that the Archbishop of Owerri Ecclesiastical Province, His Grace, Dr. Anthony J V Obinna made the following observations about him...

Fri Apr 6th, 2018     Read More →

APC’s failed Tazarce and the Rimi anniversary

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First things first: As we RiPPLE along this morning, we should first get this our well known obsession with GMB, his government, party and politics out of the way for starters. APC NCW and...

Fri Apr 6th, 2018     Read More →

Proposed APC NEC meeting sparks allegation of forgery

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor & Omeiza Ajayi The All Progressives Congress, APC, was, yesterday, fending off allegations of forgery over plans to navigate a constitutional leeway that...

Fri Apr 6th, 2018     Read More →

France vs Nigeria friendly: Super Falcons vow to put up a fight

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Super Falcons players are determined to avoid defeat, as they play against their French counterparts this evening in Le Mans. Falcons An interesting game is at hand, with Nigeria parading a mix of...

Fri Apr 6th, 2018     Read More →

Selection of provost causes confusion in Alvan Ikoku

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By Chinonso Alozie OWERRI—REACTIONS and counter reactions have trailed the process of appointment of a substantive provost of Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri in Imo state....

Fri Apr 6th, 2018     Read More →

Port security officers propose regional forum for maritime security

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By Godwin Oritse THE Lagos Maritime Security zone of the Port Facility Security Officers (PFSO) Forum has proposed the establishment of a regional maritime security forum in the Economic Community...

Fri Apr 6th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Anglican Bishop, APC chieftain fault Okorocha’s move

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By Chidi Nkwopara OWERRI—BISHOP of the Anglican Diocese of Egbu, Rt. Rev. Geoffrey Okorafor, says “Governor Rochas Okorocha has not only failed God, but has also disappointed the...

Thu Apr 5th, 2018     Read More →