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Anambra Former Political Appointees Task Soludo To Pay Severance Allowance

…mourn 42 departed colleagues By Raymond Ozoji, Awka Former political appointees who served in the Government of Anambra State between 2014 and 2022 converged on Best Western Meloch Hotels Ifite Awka last weekend, where appointees who are still living observed a minute silence for their departed colleagues who served the state meritoriously without severance packages. Though a grand reunion, the ...

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27 Rivers Lawmakers Loyal To Wike Defect To APC

Twenty-seven lawmakers in the Rivers State House of Assembly have defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC. The lawmakers, who were elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, announced their decision during Monday plenary at the Rivers Assembly Complex. The lawmakers were those under the leadership of Martin Amaehwule. Also, it was gathered that the lawmakers are ...

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Deeper Life Hosts Global Crusade With Kumuyi In Lagos

The global evangelisation effort gains momentum this December as the renowned internationally acclaimed evangelist and Bible scholar, Pastor (Dr.) William F. Kumuyi brings his global gospel campaign to Lagos. The crusade, which is coming under the auspices of the Global Crusade with Kumuyi (GCK), is scheduled to be held from Thursday, December 21 to Tuesday, December 26, 2023, at the ...

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Bandits Abduct Woman, Three Children In Abuja

Bandits attacked the Zone 5 segment of the Kubwa Extension 2 Relocation Estate along Arab Road in the Federal Capital Territory on Sunday night, kidnapping a woman and her three children, including a six-month-old baby. The PUNCH exclusively reports that the gunmen struck  between 8pm and 9pm on Sunday, December 10, shooting indiscriminately and causing pandemonium in the area. Speaking ...

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Kokori Was A Principled Fighter For Democracy, Says Atiku

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has expressed deep sadness over the news of the passing on of elder statesman and erstwhile General Secretary of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers of Nigeria, (NUPENG), Chief Frank Ovie Kokori. In a statement issued on Sunday, 10th December 2023, by his Media Office in Abuja, Atiku described Chief ...

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Disclose How Much Oil Nigeria Produces And Exports Daily, SERAP Tells NNPC

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Mr Mele Kolo Kyari, the Group Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited to “promptly publish details of barrels of oil Nigeria produces and exports every day and the total amounts of revenues generated from oil since the removal of subsidy on petrol in May 2023.” SERAP urged him “to ...

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We Won’t Allow Disruption Of Business In Lagos — Sanwo-Olu

•Says Lagos needs N7tn to meet infrastructure challenges Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday assured the business community that his administration will not allow disruption of businesses in the State. Governor Sanwo-Olu gave the assurance during the 2023 Lagos Corporate Assembly, a business forum tagged “BOS meets with Business Community” at the Banquet Hall, Lagos House, Ikeja on ...

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Community Leader Calls For Security Of Traditional Rulers, Presidents-General In Nigeria

By Raymond Ozoji,  Awka Anambra-born Peace Ambassador of the United Nations and Prime Minister of the Anambra State Association of Town Unions (ASATU) Amb. Dr. Johnny Metchie, has called on state governments across Nigeria to ensure security and protection of traditional rulers and presidents-general in communities. Metchie, who made the call during an exclusive interview with our correspondent, stated that ...

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Soludo Family Announces Funerals Of Late Patriarch, Pa Simeon Soludo

By Christian Aburime The Soludo family of Isuofia in the Aguata Local Government area of Anambra State has announced the burial ceremony of their patriarch, the late Nze Simeon Nwankwo Soludo (Akukananwa), who passed away at the age of 92 years on Tuesday, November 6, 2023. The late Pa Soludo is the esteemed father of Governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo. According ...

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