Monthly Archives: February 2021

Gunmen Attack Police Station In Imo, Set It Ablaze

Gunmen have attacked a police station in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State. According to the State Police Public Relation Officer, Orlando Ikeokwu, the hoodlums also set ablaze the station after attacking it. However, no ammunition was carted away and no casualty, according the police spokesperson, was recorded. The divisional police station, Ikeokwu also noted, was recently renovated ...

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COVID-19: Senator Abiru Gives Financial Support To 1,200 Second Batch Beneficiaries

Barely four weeks after about 1,000 beneficiaries of Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru’s COVID-19 financial support received payments, the second batch of beneficiaries numbering 1,200 who are vulnerable residents of Lagos East Senatorial District on Friday got the support. Recall that Senator Abiru, who is representing Lagos East in the National Assembly, promised to provide succour to the poorest of the ...

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Obiano’s Wife Provides Lifeline For Physically-Challenged Persons In Anambra 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka In fulfillment of her promise, the wife of the Governor of Anambra State and founder of charity organization, Caring Family Enhancement Initiative (CAFE), Dr Mrs. Ebelechukwu Obiano, has gifted Mr Shedrack Odo, an accident victim who lost an arm and leg last year, and 255 other physically challenged persons with free prosthetics. The excited and grateful beneficiaries ...

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Breaking: Gunmen Abduct Over 300 Schoolgirls In Zamfara

Some gunmen suspected to be bandits have abducted over 300 schoolgirls at Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in the Talata-Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State. A member  of staff of the school, who begged for anonymity, said the bandits arrived in the school around 1am on Friday with Hilux vehicles and motorcycles and forcefully evacuated the students. He narrated ...

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You Must Collaborate With Cabinet Members For Better Coordination – Sanwo-Olu Charges Permanent Secretaries

•Lagos Organises Retreat for Top Civil Servants Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has charged all Permanent Secretaries in the State’s civil service to bring their experience to bear in creating implementation framework and seamless coordination in the delivery of Government’s programmes and policies. To achieve the administration’s set objectives, Sanwo-Olu said there must be efficient collaboration between Permanent Secretaries, ...

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I’ll Empower One Million Youths Annually If Elected Governor Of Anambra, Says Soludo

By Christian Aburime Prof Chukwuma Charles Soludo, former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and member, Presidential Economic Advisory Council, has said he will empower no fewer than one million youths if elected governor of Anambra state in the November 6 governorship election. He made this remark while addressing stakeholders of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Awka, ...

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Our Solar Power Initiative Is A Game Changer, Says Osinbajo

Designed to boost ongoing efforts to fix Nigeria’s energy supply challenge, the 5 million homes solar installation plan under the Buhari administration’s Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP) will be a game-changer in the renewable energy space, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. This is because, besides the installation of the 5 million solar home system and mini grids, the initiative ...

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Jubilation As Obiano Certifies More Monarchs In Anambra 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka It was jubilation galore at the Governor’s lodge Amawbia, Awka-South local government area of Anambra state as Governor Willie Obiano presented certificates of authenticity and recognition to three traditional rulers of Ideani, Ugbene and Osumoghu communities respectively. The authentication of these new monarchs brings the number of traditional rulers successfully certificated by Governor Obiano to 53. The ...

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History Of Divisive Ethnic Identities Shows It’s Time Nigeria Admits Its Role In Enforcing Them

Artificial identities created by colonialists must be deconstructed to attain unity. Jorge Fernández/GettyImages Muhammad Dan Suleiman, University of Western Australia and Benjamin Maiangwa, Durham University The Nigerian state, as with other African countries, is trapped in a crisis of belonging. This is expressed through identity battles which sometimes harm people of “other” religions and ethnicities. Such battles have even led ...

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