Monthly Archives: November 2019

Obiano’s Detractors Are Mad From Pit Of Hell — Obinabo 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Special Adviser to Governor Willie Obiano on Special Duties and Public Orientation, Hon. Ify Obinabo, has described those she perceived as governor’s detractors as being mentally sick. She said Governor Obiano had done nothing to warrant what she described as the unguarded comments and falsehoods being peddled against him in the social media. The governor’s aide, ...

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Zenith Bank Ignites Lagos With “Style By Zenith 2.0”

Following the success of the maiden edition, Nigeria’s leading financial institution, Zenith Bank Plc is set to ignite Lagos with the second edition of its highly anticipated Lifestyle Fair, “Style by Zenith 2.0”, which holds from Friday, November 29 to Sunday, December 1, 2019. First launched in 2018, the “Style by Zenith 2.0” initiative, which was created with the objective ...

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APGA, APC, PDP In War Of Words Over Onitsha Market Fire  

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Barely a month of the catastrophic incident that claimed lives and destroyed properties worth millions of naira in Onitsha, political pundits have continued to trade blame, as counter accusations rend the air. While the ruling All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) through its state publicity secretary Hon Chinedu Nkwonta says APGA won’t join issues with political parties seeking ...

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Anambra Restricts Movement Of Fuel Tankers

The Anambra State Government has banned movement of fuel tankers in the state during the daytime. The State Commissioner for information and Public Enlightenment, Mr C. Don Adinuba, who announced the restriction order on Friday, said fuel tankers would henceforth operate from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. in the state. Adinuba’s statement partly reads, “Following the incessant collapse of trucks ...

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Condemnation Trails Army’s ‘Operation Positive Identification’

Many Nigerians have risen against the bid by the Nigerian Army to get all citizens identify themselves in a planned exercise tagged Operation Positive Identification, OPI. This is even as the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, yesterday told the House of Representatives that the Army’s insistence on the exercise was targeted at members of the terrorist group, ...

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ASUU Suspends Proposed Strike Over IPPIS

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has suspended its proposed strike over Federal Government’s directive to enroll its members into the Integrated Payroll Personnel Information System. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that when President Muhammadu Buhari presented the 2020 budget proposal before the lawmakers on Oct. 8, 2019, he vowed that Federal Government Employees not captured on the IPPIS platform by ...

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Gridlock: Robbers Intensify Attacks On Motorists

Attacks on motorists in Lagos seem to be on the rise as robbers have started cashing in on the unending gridlock between the Long Bridge and Berger bus stop on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to dispossess motorists and commuters of their valuables. The Punch reports that the hoodlums were attacking motorists and commuters as the gridlock intensified due to the narrowing ...

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