Monthly Archives: June 2018

Tanker Explosion Update: 9 Dead, 54 Vehicles Burnt As Lagos Commiserates With Victims’ Families

The Federal Road Safety Commission says nine persons died in the petrol tanker fire around Otedola Bridge on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Thursday after it caught fire and spread the inferno to the vehicles behind. The FRSC also said in its update that the victims were burnt beyond recognition. There were four other serious injuries. According to the FRSC, 54 ...

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Anambra To Borrow Over N3 Billion To Enhance Agriculture

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra State House of Assembly has given approval to the state government to access a concessionary loan facility from the Central Bank of Nigeria totalling three billion, five hundred million naira for strategic projects across the agricultural value chain in the state. The approval was given on Thursday during its emergency legislative session. Moving the motion ...

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Engineers Move To End Building Collapse In Anambra 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Hope is in sight as the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) move to end era of building collapses as well as poor road construction in Anambra state. NSE in its resolve to ensure that lives and property are no longer lost to incessant building failures in the state, urged government to equip as well as revamp the ...

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PDP Declares 7 Days Mourning Over Killings

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has declared a mourning period of seven days for the victims of attacks in Plateau State and other parts of the country. The National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, said that during the mourning period, the party’s flags in its offices will be flown at half-mast in honour of those who lost their lives. Ologbondiyan ...

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Stop Dropping Obi’s Name As VP Candidate — Aide

The Special Adviser to the former Governor of Anambra State has reacted to the news trending in the media that his boss, Mr. Peter Obi, is the Vice Presidential candidate to Alhaji Abukakar Atiku. In a release made available to the media, Mr. Valentine Obienyem dismissed the news as mere speculation. In Obienyem’s words, “When I read the news in ...

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Reconciling Aggrieved APC Interests My Top Priority – Oshiomhole

…Taraba APC leaders pay solidarity visit The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole on Wednesday received two delegations of Taraba State Party Leaders on a solidarity visit following his election at the Party National Convention last Sunday in Abuja. Oshiomhole received the delegations led separately by the Minister for Women Affairs, Sen. Aisha Alhassan and ...

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Germany Out Of World Cup After Shock Defeat By South Korea

Reigning champions Germany are out of the World Cup after a shock defeat by South Korea. Daily Mirror recalls that it is the first time since 1938 that Germany have been eliminated from the competition at the very first stage. Joachim Loew’s men failed to break down a resilient Korean side, who still had slender hopes of making the knockout ...

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Furore Over Re-Naming Of Abakaliki Street In Awka: Anambra Govt Promises Early Resolution Of Issue

Anambra State Deputy Governor, Dr Nkem Okeke, says issues concerning the renaming of Abakaliki Street in Awka will soon be resolved amicably. Okeke was reacting to a letter from Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi concerning the renaming of Abakaliki Street in Awka. The letter was delivered by a delegation led by Secretary to Ebonyi State Government, Hyginus Nkwokwu. The Deputy ...

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Hard Luck Caused Super Eagles Ouster In World Cup

Former Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Technical Director, Tunde Disu, has said that hard luck was responsible for Nigeria’s ouster from the ongoing World Cup in Russia. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Super Eagles lost1-2 loss to La Albiceleste of Argentina in their last Group D match at St. Petersburg on Tuesday. An emotional Disu told the ...

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