Monthly Archives: July 2018

Amassoma Civil Disturbances: Commission Of Inquiry Begins Sitting

The six-member Bayelsa State Commission of Inquiry into Amassoma civil disturbances and unrest has begun sitting at Multi-Door Court House, High Court Complex, Ovom, Yenagoa, the state capital. Goveror Seriake Dickson had inaugurated the commission shortly after the crisis that engulfed Amassoma, host community of the state-owned Niger Delta University, to ascertain the immediate and remote causes of the civil ...

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36 Finalists Emerge In Maiden National MSMES Awards

In line with the Buhari administration’s commitment to continue to support growth in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) sector, arrangements have reached advanced stage to host the first ever National MSMEs Awards as 36 finalists have emerged for the event scheduled to hold in Abuja on August 2. The 36 finalists were selected from businesses across the country ...

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2019: Why I Resigned As Orumba North Council Chairman – Aforka

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The  Anambra State House of Assembly aspirant for Orumba North state constituency, Hon. Emeka Aforka,  has dumped his appointment as the transition chairman of Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State, to pursue his political aspiration. Aforka who has been in the corridor of Anambra state politics since the Administration of the former governor of the ...

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Redeemed Church Partners Emzor, Pharmatex On Medical Outreach  

The Redeemed Christian Church of God, the Calvary Area Headquarters has partnered Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries and Pharmatex Industries to organise a medical outreach for residents of Oshodi and its environs last Saturday. The Pastor in Charge of The Calvary Area, Jeff Aganbi, said the medical outreach, aimed at providing free drugs, medical tests and free medical consultations to community members, ...

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Defections Will Not Affect Buhari’s Election In 2019, Says Keyamo

Spokesperson of the Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has given reasons why the current gale of defections will not affect Buhari’s chances at the 2019 Presidential election. Below is the full text of his statement: The latest defections by some National Assembly members and the Governor of Benue State WILL NOT harm the re-election of President Buhari in ...

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Defections And Nigeria’s Jackboot Democracy

Casmir Igbokwe Tonton Macoute was a terror in Haiti. It was a special operations unit within the Haitian paramilitary force. Created in 1959 by the late dictator, Francois Papa Doc Duvalier, the Tontons Macoutes committed human rights abuses and suppressed political opposition. They not only attacked political opponents of Papa Doc Duvalier, they also became notorious for corruption, extortion and ...

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Families In Danger As Erosion Submerges Houses In Anambra

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Three families are already in jeopardy following the erosion menace at Mbubu-Ifite village Ezinifite in Nnewi-South local govermment area of Anambra state. Five more families may lose their houses and property in the same village, if urgent remedial actions are not taken by the Anambra state govermment to control the devastating gully erosion at Mbubu-Ifite village Ezinifite ...

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Buhari Didn’t Want Alliance With Tinubu In 2013 – Galadima

The Chairman of the Reformed All Progressives Congress, Buba  Galadima, said President Muhammadu Buhari was against forming an alliance with a former Lagos State governor, Bola Tinubu, who had nominated Prof. Yemi Osinbajo as Buhari’s running mate before the 2015 elections. He also said he blocked the Serving Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, from becoming the ...

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APC Caucus Jittery, Hopes To Stop Saraki, Dogara As Battle For National Assembly Leadership Rages

As the battle for the control of the National Assembly rages between the federal lawmakers of the ruling All Progressives Congress and their Peoples Democratic Party counterparts, officers of the caucuses of the parties have disagreed on the possibility of the removal of the presiding officers of the chambers. While the APC members contended that they did not require two-thirds ...

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