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Monarch Bags Quality Road Construction Award In Anambra 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer New Idea Construction Company, Igwe Sir Ben Emeka, Oke-ebo 2nd of Umueri community in Anambra-east local government area of Anambra state, has been honoured with an award for quality road construction in Nigeria. The honour was bestowed on him by the Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN) Anambra state ...

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Atiku, Obi Will Rescue Nigeria From Political, Economic Morass — Ohaneze Youths 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The youth wing of Ohaneze Ndigbo says it has concluded plans to organize a two million man march to galvanise support for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Mr Peter Obi. Dr. Arthur Obiorah, the National President, Ohaneze Ndigbo Youth Worldwide, made the disclosure in a statement made available to newsmen in ...

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945MW To Be Added To Grid Before Year End, Fashola Assures

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday said that additional 945 megawatts of electricity would be added to the national grid before the end of the year. Fashola said this at the Nigeria-South Africa Chamber of Commerce breakfast business meeting in Lagos themed: “Power Sector and the Way Forward’’. He said that additional power would ...

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‘Dangote Refinery Project To Boost Activities In Downstream’

The President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Mr. Babatunde Paul Ruwase, has described as magnificent and spectacular the impact the Dangote Oil Refinery project would have on the Nigeria’s downstream petroleum sector. Ruwase, who led members of the chamber on a tour of Dangote Jetty, Refinery and Fertilizer plants recently in Lagos, expressed excitement over the pace of ...

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Obi Dismisses Allegation Of Ethnic Bias In Onitsha Bridge Head Clean-Up

•Denies comments on first class travel, foreign medical trips Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, has dismissed the allegation of ethnic bias in the Onitsha Bridge Head clean-up currently trending in internet chat rooms of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The clean-up exercise, which hitherto received much commendation, was ...

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Protest In Court Over Alleged Disbandment Of Osun Election Tribunal

Members of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State are protesting on the premises of the Osun State High Court following the alleged disbandment of the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal hearing matters arising from the recently concluded governorship poll in the state. Scores of PDP members while staging a peaceful protest in the court premises  carried  placards with the inscriptions ...

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Atiku Disowns Online Grant Scheme

The attention of the Atiku Presidential Campaign Organization has been drawn to an on-going scheme that purports to disburse grants to unsuspecting Nigerians. In a statement, the organisation said the scheme code-named ‘Atiku Grant Disbursement Programme’ (see linkbit.ly/2NP4vup) is asking unsuspecting members of the public to contribute a certain amount of money which will be multiplied for them after they ...

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Couple Sells One-Day-Old Baby For N250,000

A couple has been arrested by operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Monitoring Unit in Afam, in the Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State, for selling their day-old child for N250,000. The couple, Richard and Chidinma Benson, however, said they sold their baby to enable them to leave their village in the Isiala Ngwa North LGA of Abia State ...

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EFCC Releases Photos Of Alleged Fayose’s Houses

As the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) digs deeper into the graft accusation against ex-governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti, it has released photos of his properties. Fayose’s houses captured by EFCC The Spokesman for the Commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, released copies of the pictures on Wednesday. According to him, the properties were uncovered while the anti-graft agency was investigating ...

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We Sold 31 Human Heads And Many Body Parts To Some Prominent Nigerians, Kwara Suspects Confess

Eight suspected ritualists arrested by the police in Ilorin Kwara state have confessed selling 31 human heads to some yet-to-be identified prominent personalities in the country. They also confessed selling vital body parts for rituals and spiritual powers. The suspects were busted by a Police Joint Investigative team, following the arrest of the principal suspect, Azeez Yakub, in whose house ...

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