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Ozigbo promises to make South East Nigeria’s sports haven

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FIFA President, Gianni Infantino (left) and Valentine Ozigbo at the dinner organised by the NFF…recentlyThe South East is about the biggest contributor of sportsmen and women to...

Thu Sep 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Reps urge Fashola to begin repairs of failed portion of Onitsha-Owerri expressway, others

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The House of Representatives has called on the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, to start emergency repairs of the failed portion on the Onitsha-Owerri Expressway. x This...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Senate constitutes conference committee on 2021 Electoral Act Amendment

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The Senate has constituted a Conference Committee for the 2021 Electoral Act Amendment Bill. x The committee will meet with that of House of Representatives to harmonise the 2021 Electoral Act...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

NCDC announces three additional COVID-19 related deaths, 513 new cases

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Fourteen states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have announced 513 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to figures released on Wednesday morning by the Nigeria Centre for Disease...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Senator deplores exclusion of Enugu from oil-producing states

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Chukwuma Utazi Representative of Enugu North Senatorial District, Chukwuma Utazi, has decried the exclusion of Enugu State from the oil-producing states following the recent recognition of Kogi...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Tribute to titans

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Another titan has gone down. The Newswatch family last week lost one of its illustrious directors. Alhaji Abdulaziz Ude, one of the founding directors of Newswatch, has bowed to the inevitable...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Tension as PDP zoning committee meets today

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As the zoning committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) meets today in Enugu, anxiety and tension have gripped party leaders and key members on the likely decisions of the committee,...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

High electricity costs overwhelm South South, South East businesses

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With an average of about N70 billion spent on alternative energy, yearly, by local manufacturers due to poor power supply, many industrial firms and businesses in Southeast and South-south are...

Tue Sep 21st, 2021     Read More →

Customs seize fake, contraband goods worth N120m in 2 months

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Nigeria Customs Service intercepted fake and contraband goods worth more than N120 million in July and August in its Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘C’. x The unit covers Abia, Imo,...

Mon Sep 20th, 2021     Read More →

Gunmen kill police inspector in southeast Nigeria

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Gunmen have killed a police inspector in southeast Nigeria, police said on Monday, the latest attack in the restive region where dozens of officers have died this year. x In the attack on Sunday,...

Mon Sep 20th, 2021     Read More →

Gbajabiamila pledges bill on takeover of unity schools by trustees’ boards

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Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila. Photo/FACEBOOK/SPEAKERGBAJA Speaker of the House of the Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has pledged to sponsor a bill in the House for...

Mon Sep 20th, 2021     Read More →

Gunmen on the rampage in Southeast, kill three policemen, torch INEC office, disperse political meeting

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There was a resurgence of violence in the Southeast yesterday, after weeks of respite in killings and attacks on government and security facilities. In Anambra State, unidentified gunmen shot and...

Mon Sep 20th, 2021     Read More →

Why outage persists in Abia, Anambra, by power firm

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Head of Communications of Enugu Electricity Distribution Company Plc (EEDC), Mr. Emeka Ezeh, has attributed the prevailing non-supply of power to consumers in some parts of Abia and Anambra...

Mon Sep 20th, 2021     Read More →

Alliance of Nigerian leaders and Igbo dropouts

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All that any Igbo charlatan needs to hoodwink many a Nigerian leader is to claim that he has the beans to bring the Igbo people to the centre after the Biafra war. It works like magic for the...

Mon Sep 20th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria records 336 new infection, 5 deaths

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Nigeria has recorded 336 new cases of COVID-19 infections with five deaths. This is according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in an update released on Sunday. The News Agency of...

Sun Sep 19th, 2021     Read More →