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As Imo APC chieftains defang Okorocha

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By Ikechukwu Amaechi IMO State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, who prides himself as a political colossus was taught “Politics 101” last Saturday. It didn’t come as a surprise,...

Thu May 10th, 2018     Read More →

Plane with 3 Americans freed by N.Korea lands near Washington

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A plane carrying three Americans freed from imprisonment by North Korea arrived near Washington early Thursday. On hand to greet them in the middle of the night at Joint Base Andrews was President...

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Ohanaeze holds Igbo summit May 21 in Awka

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By Clifford Ndujihe TO get Ndigbo to dissect the state of the nation and hammer out a common stand, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo will host the Igbo summit, in Awka,...

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Senate sets up C’ttee to deliberate on Buhari’s request for over N2trn promissory note, bond

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Senate, yesterday set up a seven member Committee to deliberate on President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for over N2 trillion for the issuance of promissory...

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APC convention: Oshiomhole declares chairmanship ambition today

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By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—THE immediate past governor of Edo State, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, will today declare his ambition to run for the national chairmanship of All Progressives Congress,...

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ASUP cries out, says govt killing education

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THE Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, yesterday, said governments at all levels had neglected the guidelines to improve standard of education in the country. National President of ASUP,...

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Fresh woes for APC

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor and Omeiza Ajayi Ex-PDP members (nPDP) write Buhari, issue 7-day ultimatum to address issues •Allege ‘political pogrom’ against members;...

Thu May 10th, 2018     Read More →

Saraki, Dogara for Oshiomhole’s APC chairmanship bid declaration

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Benin – Former Governor of Edo, Adams Oshiomhole, on Wednesday announced that he would declare his bid for the national chairmanship of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja on...

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Court slams IMSG again

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By Chidi Nkwopara, OWERRI. An Imo State High Court presided over by Justice Kemakolam A. Ojiako, has issued an order restraining the Governor from carrying out any developmental activity in...

Wed May 9th, 2018     Read More →

Ward Congress; Okorocha moves to impeach deputy

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By Emeka Mamah The stand-off between the Imo State governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha and his deputy, Prince Eze Madumere over who becomes the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate for the 2019...

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Scare in Imo community over release of suspected kidnapper

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By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri Palpable anxiety has engulfed Umuowa-Ibu community in Okigwe Local Government Area of Imo State, over the release of a suspected kidnapper from the community. Imo CP...

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APC Congresses: A progressing chaos

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor The All Progressives Congress, APC’s claim to internal democracy was last weekend brought to scrutiny after the first step in the process leading to the...

Wed May 9th, 2018     Read More →

APC congresses fallout: Buhari’s men at each other’s throats

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Chidi Nkwopara, Festus Ahon, Omeiza Ajayi, Chinonso Alozie & Egufe Yafugborhi LAGOS — Recriminations over the outcome of last weekend’s ward congresses of the...

Wed May 9th, 2018     Read More →

Senate to FG: Suspend 300% tariff hike on local beverage industries

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate, yesterday asked the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency, suspend the proposed tariff hike on locally produced beverages from the present 20 per cent...

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Invasion/ Mace theft : Senate refers report to Ethics C’ttee to fine- tune

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Senate has referred the report of the invasion of the Senate by some hoodlums who went away with its mace during plenary on Wednesday, April 18 to the Senator...

Tue May 8th, 2018     Read More →