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Engineers Make Case For Third Party In Public Procurement, Bidding Processes 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has stressed the need for a third party arrangement in procurement and bidding processes of government business to engender good governance in the country. The body explained that the third party arrangement could come in the form of Independent observers in the tender board of every agency of government to ensure ...

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I Don’t Need Money To Beat Atiku, Others, Says Makarfi

Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed the role of money in the race for the party’s presidential ticket. He told newsmen on Sunday in Lagos, that even party members concurred he is the best man, among a dozen aspirants, fit for the job and that he does not need to give them ...

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I’ll Dissuade Aguata Youths From Travelling To Malaysia — Okafor 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Engr. Dominic Okafor, an aspirant for Aguata Federal Constituency, has said that his ambition to the Federal House of Representatives is not for personal aggrandisement. He stated this at the weekend while responding to questions from newsmen on his aspiration shortly after his expression of interest to contest in the 2019 general elections at the APGA secretariat ...

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Anambra To Impound Unregistered Campaign Vehicles 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Anambra State Signage and Advertisement Agency has issued a warning signal to all aspirants and political parties for the 2019 general elections that soon the agency will begin to impound and confiscate branded vehicles that have not been cleared by the agency. It berated incessant and indiscriminate pasting of election and campaign posters and billboards across the ...

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Awka-North Deserves Government Attention, Says Reps Aspirant 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Former Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development  in Anambra State Chief Godson Chukwuma Ezenagu has said that Awka-North local government area deserves great government attention to possess the semblance of a state capital. The ex-commissioner who hails from Ngbakwu in Awka-North council area and currently seeking to represent Awka-North and South Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, ...

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Buhari In Surprise Visit To Troops In Zamfara

President Muhammadu Buhari made a surprise visit to troops battling bandits, kidnappers and criminals in Zamfara and neighbouring states under Operations Sharan Daji and Diran Mikiya on Saturday. This happened before he boarded his Air Force plane at Umaru Musa Yar’Adua International Airport, Katsina, to Abuja. Buhari praised the troops for their service and dedication to the nation, urging them ...

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BREAKING: Detained 114 IPOB Women Regain Freedom

A high court in Owerri on Friday evening released, unconditionally, the 114 women suspected to be members of the outlawed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra. The women were remanded by a magistrate’s court in Owerri on Monday and Thursday respectively, after they were arrested and arraigned by the Police for demanding to know the whereabouts of missing IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kalu. ...

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Ambode Donates Five Hilux, Five Green Maria, One Ambulance To Lagos Prison Services

…two inmates currently pursuing PhD – Lagos Controller of Prisons Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Friday donated vehicles and other equipment to the Lagos Prison Services, stressing the need for major reforms to be carried out across the country to decongest prisons. Among the vehicles donated include five Toyota Hilux vans, five Green Maria and one Ambulance, assuring ...

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3rd Mainland Bridge Closure: LASTMA Deploys 650 Officers, Seeks Motorists’ Cooperation  

As part of efforts to ensure free flow of traffic throughout the four-day closure of Third Mainland Bridge for Investigative Maintenance Test, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has deployed a total of 650 officials to all routes along the corridor. Addressing the specially-assembled traffic officers of the Agency on Thursday, LASTMA’s General Manager, Mr Olawale Musa, said in ...

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