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IGP to Police officers: Defend yourselves against any attack

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In the aftermath of the EndSARS protest nationwide, which turned violent and led to loss of lives, including that of a number of police personnel, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed...

Sat Oct 31st, 2020     Read More →

Nigerians seek end to killings as Muslims mark Eid-el Maulud

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Muslim faithful celebrate Eid Maulud at Kaduna township stadium in Kaduna…yesterday.<br />Nigerians have called for an end to killings and other forms of violence that have, for...

Fri Oct 30th, 2020     Read More →

South East governors, leaders vow to resist killings

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Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (right); Governor of Ebonyi State and Chairman, South East Governors’ Forum, David Umahi (left), their Abia State counterpart, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu (2nd...

Fri Oct 30th, 2020     Read More →

Ohanaeze debunks killing, harassment of northerners in South

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The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council (OYC) has debunked claim by Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) of killing of northerners in southern part of the country. National Publicity Secretary of ACF, Mr....

Thu Oct 29th, 2020     Read More →

Zulum, minister, others urge dialogue, calm

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Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Uchechukwu Ogah, yesterday, called on Nigerian youths to engage in constructive dialogue with government instead of providing avenue for hoodlums...

Thu Oct 29th, 2020     Read More →

Ikpeazu harps on promotion of peace, unity in Abia

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Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu. Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has called on stakeholders in the state to complement the efforts of the state government in promoting peace and unity. Ikpeazu...

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Read More →

EEDC migrates customers to improve electricity service from November 1

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The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) says it has started the upgrade and migration of its customers to improve electricity service delivery within the entire South-East from Nov....

Sun Oct 25th, 2020     Read More →

South East, South South rail network in death throes

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Since coming on board, the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government has been completing some key railway projects initiated by the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan across the...

Sun Oct 25th, 2020     Read More →

Abia Governor panel on extrajudicial killings

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IkpeazuAbia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu yesterday inaugurated a 17-member judicial panel to investigate allegations of extrajudicial killings and brutality by security agents in the state from...

Sat Oct 24th, 2020     Read More →

Don’t give up, IPOB urges demonstrators

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Following the unleashing of armed soldiers on the peaceful EndSARS protesters, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has told the demonstrators not to be deterred by efforts by governments to...

Thu Oct 22nd, 2020     Read More →

More deaths nationwide, 24-hr curfew in five states

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• Lagos, Edo Kano, FCT, Plateau, Oyo, Ekiti as flashpoints • Soldiers shoot in Lagos • President meets the diplomatic community • Senate asks Buhari to speak to...

Wed Oct 21st, 2020     Read More →

Four killed, police station, church, others razed in Abuja, Aba

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At least, three persons were feared killed and many others injured in Dutse Alhaji area yesterday as thugs continued to unleash mayhem in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. The Dutse...

Wed Oct 21st, 2020     Read More →

Ikpeazu orders 24-hour curfew in Aba, Umuahia

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Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu.Abia State Government has declared a 24-hour curfew in two major cities in the state, joining the growing list of Nigerian states where curfew has been...

Tue Oct 20th, 2020     Read More →

Despite protests, Senate confirms Aisha Dahir-Umar as PenCom DG, others

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Aisha Dahir-UmarDespite protests by some lawmakers, the Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointments of Dr. Oyindasola Olureme Oni, and Aisha Dahir-Umar as Chairman and Director General pf the...

Tue Oct 20th, 2020     Read More →

FG unveils Bende physical development plan

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A layout of the Bende town physical development plan The Federal Government has completed its physical development plan for Bende town in Abia state, under a novel initiative that provides...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →