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Anambra 2021: I’ll build 21 universities if elected governor – Maduka

Obinna Odogwu, Awka A United States of America-based medical doctor aspiring to be governor of Anambra State next year, Dr Godwin Maduka, at the weekend, said that he plans to build 21 universities in the state if given the opportunity to serve.   Maduka, who is aspiring for the top job on the platform of …
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Victim of human trafficking raises alarm over threat to life, seeks govt, EU’s protection

Ighomuaye Lucky A victim of human trafficking, Florence Abu, yesterday, raised the alarm over threat to her life by some suspected human traffickers just as she calls on the Edo State governor and other international Community for her security. She raised the alarm when she spoke with Journalists in Benin. Recall that Florence had sparked …
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I am not against 13% derivation for oil bearing communities – Okowa

Paul Osuyi, Asaba Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State on Sunday said he is not in any way against the clamour by oil-bearing communities to be given funds directly from the 13 per cent derivation fund. Okowa said his wish is that the agitation to benefit from the fund should be holistic and collective, and …
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Gombe Chief Judge Saga: NJC urged to defend female Judges

Godwin Tsa, Abuja The National Judicial Council (NJC) has been urged to rise up and defend the integrity of the Judiciary in the country against the interfering tendencies by some State Governments, especially as it involves female judicial officers. The call is contained in a petition to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and Chairman …
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Recession: Reduce salaries, allowances of political office holders now, Niger APC Chieftain tells Gov Bello

John Adams, Minna As Nigeria enters into it worst recession in history, a former Commissioner for Information Culture and Tourism and Chieftain of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in Niger state, Mr. Jonathan Vatsa has advised the state Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello to immediately slash the salaries and allowances of political office holders …
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2023: Northern elders drum support for Igbo presidency

Okwe Obi, Abuja Pan-Arewa socio-political organization, Coalition of Northern Elders for Peace and Development, has drummed support for the South-East to produce the next president in 2023. The group, which contended that its support was borne out of the need for every zone to have a taste of the presidency, further flayed the marginalization of …
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Imo govt empowers 2,300 youths with N1m loan

Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri As part of his promises to reduce the unemployment rate in Imo State, governor Hope Uzodimma at the weekend empowered 2,300 unemployed youths from the State by granting them a N1 million loan each in the second phase of his Share prosperity programme. The programme powered by the Central Bank of Nigeria …
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Akeredolu condoles with Ndoma-Egba over death of wife

Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu has symphatized with the family of Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba over the death of his wife, Amaka. The Governor equally expressed his condolences to all those who lost loved ones in the ghastly crash that led to loss of lives at Ore at the weekend. This is …
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Yuletide: Igbo leader pleads with Gov Obiano to forgive 12 suspended traditional rulers

David Onwuchekwa, Nnewi Ahead of the Christmas and New Year celebrations, a member of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Board of Trustees, Chief Rommy Ezeonwuka has appealed to the Govenor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano to lift the suspension placed on some traditional rulers in the State as part of government’s gift to …
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Yuletide season: Delta’s safety our top priority – Army

Ben Dunno, Warri The Brigade Commander, 63 Brigade, Asaba, Brigadier General Ibrahim Jallo, has assured residents of Delta State, especially indigenes of riverine communities across the three (3) Warri Council areas State, of the adequate protection of their lives and property during the yuletide season and beyond. Speaking at the flag-off of Exercise Crocodile Smile …
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JUST IN: Kidnapped Nasarawa APC Chairman found dead

  The kidnapped chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State, Phillip Shekwo, has been found dead. This was confirmed by the Commissioner of Police, Bola Longe. Longe said the body of Shekwo was found not far from his house in Lafia, Nasarawa State capital, and has been evacuated to the Dalhatu Araf …

Okorocha: Our foundation has empowered 22,000 less privileged children across Nigeria

A philanthropist and former Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has said that his Foundation has empowered at least 22, 000 Nigerian youths in the last twenty-five years of its existence, through skill acquisition/training programmes as well as formal education. Okorocha, who is the Senator representing Imo West District at the National Assembly, made …

APC govs’ visit to Jonathan endorsement of our achievements – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the visit by governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to former President Goodluck Jonathan was an endorsement of the achievements of PDP administrations.   PDP, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, said the visit was an apology by the APC …

Chief Judge extends olive branch to cultists, fetes IDP camp in A’Ibom community

Akwa Ibom State Chief Judge, Godwin Abraham has sued for peace among cultists terrorizing residents of Inen Community to stop further hostilities or face the wrath of government as security operatives may descend on them at anytime.   Speaking to persons displaced by the activities of rival cult groups, at their camp in Ikot Ibritam …

Bayelsa: New IPMAN Chair promises to safeguard oil pipelines

The new Chairman of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Bina Bello has promised the Federal Government that he will do everything possible to safeguard pipelines in the Niger Delta region. Speaking at the weekend in Abuja during his inauguration as the Chairman of the Surveillance/Intelligence Sharing and Monitoring Task force on pipeline …

Small businesses, engines for national development- Mrs Sanwo-Olu

Small businesses, engines for national development- Mrs Sanwo-Olu Esther Orejimi To reduce the level of poverty and unemployment in the country and improve the nation’s economy, government must give adequate attention to the growth of Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises, MSMEs. This was the submission of speakers at the Lagos State University, second annual …

Gbajabiamila adopts late vendor’s children, sets up endowment fund

  Caleb Onwe, Abuja The Speaker House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila on Sunday said he had adopted the children of Ifeanyichukwu Elechi, a newspaper vendor who was shot dead by one of his security aides. The Speaker disclosed this when he paid a condolence visit to the the Abuja Newspaper Distributors Association and Abuja Vendors …

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza

  Israel says its military struck Hamas targets in Gaza in response to a rocket attack launched from the Palestinian enclave. The Israeli air force struck two rocket ammunition manufacturing sites, a military compound and “underground infrastructures”, the Israel Defence Forces said on Sunday. A rocket was fired at Israel from the Gaza Strip on Saturday evening, …

Recession: ‘Swallow your pride’, Atiku tells Buhari

*Offers solutions to Nigeria’s economic woes Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has reacted to reports of the economic recession that has hit the country. Abubakar, in a series of tweets on Sunday, advised the Muhammadu Buhari administration to ‘swallow its pride’ and fix the country’s failed economy. He wrote; “We Must Exit This Recession With …

Ethiopian military to use tanks, artillery to capture Tigray city  

  The Ethiopian military plans to use tanks to encircle Mekelle, the capital of northern Tigray region, and is warning civilians it may also use artillery on the city, state media reported on Sunday. “The next phases are the decisive part of the operation, which is to encircle Mekelle using tanks, finishing the battle on …

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