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Dogara intervenes as Abia Rep, Abonta opposes bill to establish Federal Polytechnic in Aba

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…prefers own constituency By Levinus Nwabughiogu A surprise greeted the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara and indeed, many lawmakers when Hon. Nkem Abonta at...

Wed Apr 24th, 2019     Read More →

Kogi quintuplets: One child dies, as doctor seeks to relocate family

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One of the quintuplets delivered at the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja (FMC) on April 17 is dead, the hospital management has said. This is as Dr Taiwo Jones, Head Clinical Services, Federal...

Tue Apr 23rd, 2019     Read More →

War against pneumonia: Protect your children during rainy season, Expert tells parents

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A medical practitioner in Abia, Dr Chinagozi Adindu, has advised parents and caregivers to cover their children with warm clothes to protect them from pneumonia ahead of the rainy season. Adindu,...

Tue Apr 23rd, 2019     Read More →

I am qualified, competent to lead House of Reps – Onyejeocha

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A ninth assembly Speakership aspirant, Rep. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha (APC-Abia), Tuesday said that she is competent and qualified to lead the House of Representatives because of her years of experience...

Tue Apr 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Yellow fever persists, 80 deaths, 4,100 cases in Nigeria since 2017

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By Chioma Obinna Nigeria maintains unenviable position as one of the countries with risk of yellow fever transmission. recording 364 suspected cases in 177 Local Government Areas, from 1st January...

Tue Apr 23rd, 2019     Read More →

UTME: Released results that fail screening test will be cancelled, says JAMB

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By Joseph Erunke AS candidates who sat for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, await their results, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has said any results...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

UTME: 100 arrested nationwide, 2 CBT centres shut in Abia – JAMB

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No fewer than 100 examination cheats have so far been arrested by security operatives across the country during the just concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), the Joint...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

UTME: We’ll cancel released results found to engage in malpractice

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.Cancels results in 2 Abia centres .Says over 100 persons arrested over impersonation during exercise By Joseph Erunke AS candidates who sat for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Ministry of Transportation says revenue collection on highways illegal

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The Ministry of Transportation has faulted collection of revenue on the federal highways by state and local government agents describing it as illegal. The Head of Press Unit, Ministry of...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

2018/2019 Season: Ikorodu United in disarray over financial crisis

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Lagos-based Ikorodu United is in the news again for wrong reasons as the once darling club of Lagosians is enmeshed in a serious financial mess, failing to register for football activities for the...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

JAMB dismisses report on alleged reduction of UTME scores as fake

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has described as fake, a trending report that scores of candidates who sat for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are being...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

How internet users in Nigeria can be protected from cybercrime — NCC

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The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has stressed the need for the over 114 million internet users in the country to show interest in getting constant enlightenment to ensure the proper...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

2019 UTME: JAMB says no results released yet, warns candidates against fraudsters

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it would reach out to candidates through their telephones as as soon as all the results of the 2019 UTME were ratified. The board’s...

Sun Apr 21st, 2019     Read More →

APC insists on Gbajabiamila as defiant APC members-elect fight on

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu To them, the scenario is one of nostalgia and de javu. It is a familiar terrain, unfortunately, the infamous one. They trod the path in 2015 and ended up shooting themselves...

Sun Apr 21st, 2019     Read More →

PAP scholarship beneficiaries laud Dokubo on speedy payment

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By Egufe Yafugborhi BENEFICIARIES of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP, scholarships have lauded the Coordinator of PAP, Prof Charles Dokubo, on the speedy payment his restructuring efforts...

Sun Apr 21st, 2019     Read More →