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Understanding the Imo guber imbroglio

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By Greg Nwadike Imo, like every other state of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has just three senatorial districts of unequal delimitations namely; Imo West (Orlu Senatorial zone), Imo East...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Controversy trails seized property, cash of E-Money, late kidnap kingpin

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By Kingsley Omonobi, Evelyn Usman & Ifeayi Okolie Controversy is currently trailing the seizure of property and cash belonging to a suspected kidnapper, Collins Ezenwa, popularly known as...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

APGA campaign billboards in Abia targeted for destruction, Nkwonta alleges

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By Ugochukwu Alaribe ABA—Senatorial candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Abia South zone, Chief Chris Nkwonta , has cried out over what he described as the continued...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Chidi Izuwah gets Senate confirmation as DG, ICRC

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By Godfrey Oritze THE Senate has confirmed the appointment of Engr. Chidi Izuwah as the substantive Director-General/CEO of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC). The Chairman...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Pipeline Vandalism: Navy arrests alleged notorious kingpin

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The Nigerian Navy on Tuesday said it had arrested Mr Shaibu Ogunmola, an alleged notorious pipeline vandal kingpin under its Operation Awase in Lagos. Operation Awase was set up by the Nigerian...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Emenike woos town unions for Buhari

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—THE Court recognized All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Abia State, Chief Ikechi Emenike has called on the association of South East Town...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

INEC uncovers plans to use food vendors for vote buying

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…says won’t join issues with partisans By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA- The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC said it has uncovered plans by some politicians to deploy food vendors...

Mon Jan 21st, 2019     Read More →

536,338 PVCs yet to be collected in Abia – INEC

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BY UGOCHUKWU ALARIBE ABA- The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Abia State, has said that 536,338 registered voters are yet to collect their Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs, out of the...

Mon Jan 21st, 2019     Read More →

Policies should address inequality, enhance welfare –Shamsuddeen Usman

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In his presentations, the former Minister of National Planning and Chairman of the 2019 Vanguard Economic Discourse, Dr. Shamsudeen Usman, emphasised the need for government to make policies that...

Mon Jan 21st, 2019     Read More →

Ikpeazu dedicates AIT award to Aba artisans

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Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, has dedicated his 2018 AIT Outstanding Performance in Industrialization and Infrastructural Development award, to shoemakers, tailors and other artisans in...

Mon Jan 21st, 2019     Read More →

IG-IRT confisticates 13 houses, 13 vehicles of late kidnap kingpin

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By Ifeanyi Okolie Operatives of the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, have recovered 13 buildings, 10 cars, two tippers, a trailer truck and three AK-47 rifles...

Mon Jan 21st, 2019     Read More →

Presidential Debate: Atiku was right to have stayed away, Abaribe

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- CHAIRMAN, South-East Senate Caucus, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, PDP, Abia South yesterday threw his weight behind the former Vice President and Presidential candidate of the...

Sun Jan 20th, 2019     Read More →

PALTRY ALLOCATION TO HEALTH! FG spends N61.481 trillion in 10 years, allocates N2.775 trillion to sector

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..2019 records worst vote in 9 years with 3.57% By Clifford Ndujihe BY the end of 2019, the Federal Government would have spent N61.481 trillion in annual budgets­ in 10 years, if the N8.83...

Sun Jan 20th, 2019     Read More →

Imo stakeholders endorse Uzodinma

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By Mbadiwe Emelumba The attention was not so much on what he said, though what he said was weighty; in fact too serious and thought provoking to be ignored. Uzodinma But the focus was on why he...

Sun Jan 20th, 2019     Read More →

Why the South-East will not vote Buhari

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By Obi Nwakanma There are many watchers of this election campaign who are already seeing the desperation of the Buhari campaign, with regards to the vote of the South Easterners (and of course the...

Sun Jan 20th, 2019     Read More →