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Man kills father in Imo with shovel

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By Chidi Nkwopara – Owerri A mixture of confusion and mourning has enveloped the sleepy rural Umuaro, Umunumo autonomous community, Ehime Mbano local council area of Imo State, following the...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

Pensioners in Imo now smile ― Ihedioha

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By Chinonso Alozie – Owerri The Imo state governor, Emeka Ihedioha, yesterday said that pensioners in his state, have started smiling. Emeka Ihedioha, Ihedioha through his Senior Special...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

Despite ceasefire, Kurdish militia killed soldier in northeast Syria ― Turkey

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A Turkey soldier was killed and another was wounded on Sunday after an attack by the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia in northeast Syria’s Tel Abyad, the defence ministry said, despite a deal to...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

WASHED AWAY! 10 states battle 3,500 erosion sites

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…Anambra, Abia, Imo worst hit …Octogenarians, others lose homes to gully BY ANAYO OKOLI, VINCENT UJUMADU, Dayo Johnson, Chioma Onuegbu Emma Una, CHDI NKWOPARA, UGOCHUKWU ALARIBE,...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

Ikpeazu: Where are the roads predecessors did in Aba?

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By Mark Mbam Jnr The historian, Thomas R. Martins, in his narratives of the life of Herculus, a Greek hero who was born with great strength and extraordinary powers, described clearing the...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

How MTN uses music to fight substance abuse using David Jones David

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Nonso Ikoku (real name withheld) was an undergraduate. He had friends who did music. Sometime in April 2019, while on holiday, Nonso joined them for a concert. Before they got upstage, one of them...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Okorocha, Ihedioha, pensioners and pensions

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By Chidi Nkwopara, OWERRI The title of this script is very deliberate, especially when the plight of pensioners in Imo State, is given the thought it rightly deserves. Ihedioha and Okorocha Before...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Governor Wike declares support for indigenes who invest in Rivers State

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Simeon Nwaka Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that he will continue to support those who invest in the state with a view to strengthening the economy for the good of Rivers...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

Gains of Yadudu’s reign as FAAN MD

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By Segun Arowoduye At a time it is widely acclaimed that one of Nigeria’s biggest needs is to get purposeful leadership at the helm of affairs in several sectors in the country, the...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

LASG raises alarm over possible outbreak of monkeypox

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Says no cause for the alarm 3 cases reported in one month Govt calls for precautionary measures By Olasunkanmi Akoni Lagos State Government, Friday, stressed the need by residents to take...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

Ihedioha, Okorocha in pension figure battle

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By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri The Imo state governor Emeka Ihedioha and his immediate predecessor, Senator Rochas Okorocha, have disagreed over the amount of over N1.2 billion which the current...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari orders forensic audit of NDDC

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday ordered a forensic audit of the operations of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from 2001 to 2019. President Buhari in...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Just in: Buhari approves N10bn intervention fund for Enugu airport

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the sum of 10 billion Naira for an intervention fund for the upgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. President Buhari gave the approval...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Southeast Govs, Ohaneze beg Buhari for special intervention fund for Enugu Airport

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…Seek declaration of emergency on South East roads, erosion By Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Abuja South-East Governors, leaders of Ohanaeze Ndigbo and religious leaders on Thursday met with...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

South Africa’s Eskom forced to cut power for second day

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South African power utility Eskom warned of a second day of power cuts on Thursday, citing a number of generating units still out of service. A day earlier Eskom imposed its first power cuts in...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →