Monthly Archives: June 2020

Nigeria Before Consoludation And Soludo’s Anambra Cross

By Joe Anatune Patrick Osemene Ph.D, teaches pharmacy at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife. He heads the department too. Pat was my best man and has been a remarkable friend till date. He is inquisitive and enquiring like the scientist he is. He is enamoured by Prof. Chukwuma Soludo’s personality and track records of performance in public office. Last week, ...

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Tinubu Reacts To Recent Events In APC, 2023 Ambition

All Progressives Congress stalwart, Bola Tinubu, has reacted to recent events in the ruling party including the dissolution of the National Working Committee by the party’s National Executive Council. He said, “To those who have been actively bleating how the President’s actions and the NEC meeting have ended my purported 2023 ambitions, I seek your pity. “I am but a mere mortal ...

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COVID-19: Anambra Prepares For School Reopening

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Patrick Ugbaja, Chairman Anambra State Universal Basic Education Board (ASUBEB) says that the state government will commence fumigation of all the schools in the state against the novel coronavirus infections preparatory to reopening of the schools. Ugbaja, who disclosed this to NewsProbe in his office at the ASUBEB complex Awka, further revealed that other preparations for resumption ...

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NDLEA Restates Commitment To Tackle Pandemic Of Substance Abuse In Anambra

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has extolled Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state for his dogged and relentless fight against drug and substance abuse coupled with various initiatives in place for COVID19 prevention. The commendations came on the occasion of this year’s United Nations celebration of International Day Against Illicit Drug Abuse and Trafficking at ...

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New Electricity Tariff Takes Off July 1

As part of measures aimed at  improving its performance level in power supply within its jurisdiction, the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) says new electricity tariff will take effect from July 1. The Managing Director of the company, Mr Ernest Mupwaya, said in a statement in Abuja yesterday that the review which was overdue even before the outbreak of COVID ...

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Oshiomhole-Led NWC Members Risk Expulsion From APC

Members of the dissolved Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress risk being expelled from the party should they go ahead with their threat to consider a legal action against the party on account of their removal from office on Thursday. Saturday PUNCH gathered in Abuja on Friday that the provisions of Article 21(v) of the party’s constitution ...

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Lawyers, PDP Slam Malami For Swearing In APC Caretaker Committee

Some lawyers and the Peoples Democratic Party have criticised the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), for administering the oath of office to Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State as the chairman of the new caretaker committee of the All Progressives Congress on Thursday. The swearing-in followed the dissolution of the party’s ...

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Obiano Didn’t Inherit 96 Roads From Obi: Ex-Commissioner

A Commissioner for Information during the administration of Mr. Peter Obi in Anambra State, Chief Barr. Joe-Martins Uzodike, has said that the incumbent Willie Obiano administration lied by claiming that it inherited 96 roads from his predecessor when in actual fact he inherited only 52 roads. Uzodike was reacting to a documentary by the Obiano Administration which was aired on ...

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