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Obi Advises Nigerian Varsities To Look Inwards

Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has advised Nigerian universities to look inwards for the development of their various schools. He gave the advice during his visit to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. Sharing managerial experiences with some principal officers of the UNN led by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Charles ...

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Popular Islamic Scholar Declares 2019 Election Worst In Nigeria History

Renowned Islamic scholar and preacher, Sheikh Ahmed Gunmi, says the last general elections in which President Muhammadu Buhari  was declared winner, remains the worst in Nigeria’s history. According to the Islamic cleric, video evidence made available to him showed that few people generated millions of votes in the last polls. Gunmi stated this when he played host to the General ...

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‘Biafra’s Case Now With UN’

…as Kanu calls for release of Sowore The Media and Publicity Secretary of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Emma Powerful, says the struggle of IPOB’s leader, Nnamdi Kanu, to liberate his people has grown beyond Nigeria. He added that the issues were before the various arms and agencies of the United Nations. He said, “Biafra’s case will no longer ...

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Nothing Will Stop APC From Capturing Anambra In 2021 — Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has said that the All Progressives Congress is in top preparation for the 2021 governorship race in Anambra State. The ex-governor stated, “Nothing will stop us this time from capturing the state in that election. We’re prepared and we’re ready.” Ngige, who spoke to The Punch in Obosi, in the Idemili ...

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Support To Education Better Than Lavish Burials, Naming Ceremonies — Obi

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has charged the students of Rev. Fr. Ekwu Memorial Secondary school, Owerre Ezukala, Anambra State, to face their studies seriously, telling them that what they will become in future is directly proportional to their efforts today. Obi spoke on Thursday during his visit to the school. Obi, ...

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Anambra Govt To Rid Motorparks Of Touts, Miscreants 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra state commissioner for transport Dr. Christian Madubuko has said that one of his major concerns is to rid motorparks and bus terminals in the state of touts and miscreants constituting nuisance to commuters and motorists. The commissioner stated that rather than apply brutal force in combating the menace of touts, he said government would instead ...

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Buhari To Speak At UN General Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to New York at the weekend to participate in the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. He will be speaking on the first day of the general assembly as the fifth speaker. Buhari’s travel plans were revealed by Tolu Ogunlesi, his Special Assistant on Digitial and New Media via his verified Twitter handle. ...

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Why Aso Villa Cabal Appears Angry With Osinbajo

Fresh facts have emerged on why President Muhammadu Buhari appears to be reducing the powers and functions of his deputy, Prof Yemi Osinbajo. A source in the Presidential Villa  confided in The PUNCH  that members of the cabal in the Presidency  were bitter about the roles played by the Vice-President, when he stood in for Buhari, when the latter went ...

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Lagos Pledges Support For Military Schools

…Sanwo-Olu hosts 81 Division Commander The Lagos State Government will be supporting secondary schools established by the military formation across the State to increase access to education for residents. The move was disclosed on Wednesday by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu while receiving the General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 81 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major-General Olu Irefin, on a courtesy ...

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Minimum Wage: Strike Looms Over Non-Implementation

The Organised Labour under the auspices of the Trade Union Side of the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council has announced that it will give no further notice to the Federal Government before millions of its members at the federal and 36 states public services commence strike over the non-implementation of the new National Minimum Wage and appropriate consequential adjustment. In ...

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