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EFCC Raids Ambode’s Home

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have raided the home of the former governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode in Epe area of Lagos. A top aide of the former governor, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, confirmed that EFCC operatives raided Ambode’s home Tuesday morning . He revealed that Ambode was not in the country and ...

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Zenith Bank Records Improved Half Year 2019 Results, With Interim Dividend Of 30 Kobo Per Share

In a clear demonstration of its resilience and strong market share, Zenith Bank Plc has announced its audited results for the half year ended 30 June 2019, recording positive growth across key financial metrics, thus affirming the bank’s position as one of the leading financial institutions in Africa. As a testament to its commitment to its shareholders, the bank also ...

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Ekweremadu: I Have Not Cancelled Medical Trip To Germany — Orji Kalu

Senate Chief Whip, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, has described as unfounded, social media reports that he suspended his planned medical check-up to Germany because of what happened to Sen. Ike Ekweremadu. Kalu disclosed this in a telephone interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja. NAN recalls that the former deputy senate president was physically assaulted in ...

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Umueri Monarch Urges Town Union President To Set Up Electoral, Audit Committees 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The traditional ruler of Umueri kingdom in Anambra-east local government area of Anambra state, Igwe Sir Ben Izuchukwu Emeka (Okebo II) has urged the president–general of the community Chief Pius Ejimofor Okonkwo to set up electoral and audit committees respectively without further delay. He said the committees were necessary to enable the town union to conduct fresh ...

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48 Hours After Ekweremadu’s Attack: German Govt Repatriates Nigerians

German government has deported a new batch of Nigerian migrants, less than 48 hours after the attack on former Deputy President of the Senate Ike Ekweremadu, by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). According to reports, the migrants have already left Frankfurt Airport at 8 a.m., and were expected to land in Nigeria’s Murtala Mohammed International Airport between 2 p.m. ...

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Identities, Confessional Statements Of Alleged Killers Of Catholic Priests Questionable — Intersociety

…says condemnation of assault on Ekweremadu is ethno-politicized A civil society group says the identities and confessional statements of the alleged abductors and killers of the two Enugu based Catholic Priests as well as the abduction of the Traditional Ruler of Obom-Agbaogwugwu, Igwe Sunday Orji and his wife, among other violent crimes ravaging the State in recent months, are circumstantially ...

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NGO To Produce Over 1000 Entrepreneurs In Anambra 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka A non-governmental organization specialised in the discovery and nurture of raw talents to zenith in all spheres of human endeavour has taken a bold and courageous step to dig deep into the remote reason why youths in Anambra state seem to lack mentorship as well as the requisite craftmanship to catapult them into sustainable financial independence amidst ...

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IPOB Attack On Ekweremadu, An Assault On Decency – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has strongly condemned the attack on Senator Ike Ekweremadu, immediate past Deputy Senate President and serving Senator by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Saturday in Nuremberg, Germany. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, the APC said “those involved in the despicable actions and the organisation ...

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Obi Charges Leaders To Address Health Care Challenges

Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 polls, Mr. Peter Obi, has advised those in authority at various levels to pay more attention to health care delivery. He gave the advice during his visit to Bishop Shanahan Hospital Nsukka, which was among the 50 hospitals he chose to celebrate this year’s Easter, which will continue till ...

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Jubilation As Obiano Inaugurates Specialist Hospital At Aguleri 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka It was indeed an atmosphere of celebration and jubilation at Umuorom village Aguleri Anambra-East local government area of Anambra state as the state governor Chief Willie Obiano commissioned an ultra-modern hospital in the area thereby giving the people of Aguleri community a new lease of life. The occasion left indelible impressions in the minds of the old ...

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