Monthly Archives: April 2018

Catholic Bishop  Condemns Killing Of  2 Priests, 15 Others In Benue By Suspected Fulani Herdsmen

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Catholic bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, on wednesday condemned the killing of two priests, Rev. Fathers Joseph Gor and Felix Tyolaha, one catechist and 14 worshippers who attended Morning Mass at St. Ignatius’ Catholic Church, Ayar-Mbalom, in Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue State by suspected Fulani herdsmen. It was ...

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2019: Buhari Deserves No Second Term — Ramas 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka United Nations Ambassador of Peace and renowned community leader in Anambra state Dr.Ramas Okoye Asuzu says President Muhammadu Buhari does not deserve a second term in office due to what he sees as hardship meted out on the citizenry by the APC-led federal government. The community leader recalled that when the incumbent president was the military head ...

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Melaye: Senate Shuts Down, Summons IGP, Visits National Hospital

As was expected, the Nigerian Senate cut short its plenary session on Wednesday to visit embattled Senator Dino Melaye at the National Hospital in Abuja. It also summoned the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to appear before it on Thursday to face its scrutiny over the treatment of one of their members, Dino Melaye. This happened after many of ...

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Obasanjo To Ndigbo: Vote Out Buhari In Your Own Interest

…describes as grand deceit the promise that Igbo will produce President in 2023 Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday asked the people of the South East geopolitical zone to vote out President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 general elections “in their own interest.” Speaking at a meeting of the Coalition of Nigerian Movement in Awka, Anambra State, Obasanjo said the ...

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Ambode’s Wife Calls For Concerted Effort To Prevent Malaria

…distributes 3000 treated mosquito nets Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, has urged Lagosians and Nigerians in general, to be more concerned with preventing rather than curing malaria infection. She gave the charge in Oregun in Ikeja, when her pet project, Hope for Women in Nigeria Initiative (HOFOWEM), distributed over 3000 insecticide-treated nets, at Makoko community, ...

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NEMA DG: 135,500 Bags Of Rice For IDPs Not Missing

The Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Engr. Mustapha Maihaja, says the 135,500 bags of rice donated to the Federal Government by the Chinese Government are still intact. According to him, the bags of rice are worth N2.4billion with a little above N400million demurrage paid for clearance. Stating that no bag of rice meant for Internally Displaced Persons ...

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‘Forensic Evidence Reveals Danish Husband Killed Wife, Daughter’

…Lagos govt set to prosecute suspect in court The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said all is set for the prosecution of a Danish national, Peter Nielsen, for the murder of his Nigerian wife, Zainab, and three-year-old daughter, Petra, in Banana Island area of Ikoyi on April 5, 2018. The State Government, in a statement by the Attorney General and ...

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APC Chairmanship: Buhari Meets Govs, Seeks Support For Oshiomhole

•Oshiomhole’s endorsement childish —Oyegun President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday evening met with state governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress. The meeting was held behind closed doors inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to a Presidency official who spoke with reporters on the condition of anonymity, the sole item on the agenda of the meeting was ...

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Imo Adult Levy Is Taxation Without Human Face—Opara-Ndudu

An All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) governorship  aspirant  for 2019 governorship election in Imo State, Nick Opara-Ndudu, has criticized  the introduction of adult  levy announced by   Governor Rochas Okorocha, whom he accused of being  insensitive  to the sufferings of the people, who are now enmeshed  in debilitating  poverty induced by his seven years misrule. The Imo State Government (IMSG) ...

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Relief Materials: NEMA DG Tenders Evidence Before Panel

…says state officials, lawmakers witnessed distribution The Director-General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mustapha Maihaja, yesterday said officials of 16 state governments and some Federal lawmakers witnessed distribution of relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons. He denied claims that relief materials were not distributed to states in the North-East  since his assumption of office in 2017.  He said the ...

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