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Nnamdi Kanu To Atiku: Ask Buhari To Go For A DNA Test

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, who is on the search list of the Nigerian government, has decided to offer a legal advice to the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Kanu who spoke on a live broadcast on Sunday, told Atiku to ask President Muhammadu Buhari, to go for ...

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Anambra May Pass Anti-Grazing Bill Into Law 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra State House of Assembly may pass Anti-Grazing Bill into law to forestall herdsmen encroachments into farmlands to wreak havoc on farmers. Majority Leader of the House and representative of Anambra-West state constituency Hon. Victor Jideofor Okoye disclosed this to newsmen at the state assembly complex Awka on Wednesday. He said herdsmen no longer kept the ...

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Anambra No Longer Safe As Assassins Kill Ex-Lawmaker 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Tuesday 16th April was the fateful day the life of Hon. Frank-Anthony Igboka was cut short following his assassination by unknown gunmen who shot at him sporadically at close range at Oye market Nimo in Njikoka local government area of Anambra state. Igboka who was a lawmaker of the Anambra State House of Assembly during Ex- Governor ...

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Three Cops, Four Others Sentenced To Death For Kidnapping

An Akwa Ibom State High Court, Uyo, presided over by Justice Joy Unwana on Tuesday sentenced seven persons, including three policemen and a woman to death for their involvement in kidnapping. The woman, who was hired by the gang for N50,000 to cook for the victim – Deaconess Ime Ekanem –  while negotiation for her ransom was ongoing, was also ...

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Outrage Over Death Of Two Men In Police Custody

The death of two men, Emmanuel Nicks, aka, ‘Nisa and Abdullahi Maimatarba, in police custody over an alleged theft has sparked outrage in Yola, the Adamawa State capital. Nicks was allegedly buried by policemen to cover up his death. Family members were said to have learnt about the demise of the 24-year-old through the record at the state specialist hospital ...

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Atiku To Call Microsoft, IBM Experts As Witnesses, Gives ‘Details’ Of INEC Servers

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the last election, Atiku Abubakar, is set to call Microsoft, IBM and Oracle experts to authenticate his claim that the servers belonging to the Independent National Electoral Commission showed that he defeated President Muhammadu Buhari by over 1.6 million votes. Atiku also identified the server where the results are kept as ...

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Customs Opens Portal To Recruit 3,200 Officers

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Tuesday officially announced plans to recruit 3,200 officers into the service. The Acting Deputy Comptroller-General of Customs in charge of Human Resources Department, Umar Sanusi made this known at a news conference in Abuja. Sanusi explained that 800 would be recruited to fill vacancies in the Support Staff for Superintendent Cadre Category, and 2,400 ...

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No Road Construction Work In Orumba-North, Says Anambra Lawmaker

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Romanus Ugochukwu Obi, representing Orumba-North state constituency in the outgoing 6th Anambra assembly, has brought to the knowledge of the House that there is no ongoing road project in the entire Orumba-North. Obi made the revelation on Tuesday while presenting a motion calling on the state governor Chief Willie Obiano to direct the state commissioner for works ...

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FCDA Demolishes Buildings Within Dokpesi’s AIT Premises

Bulldozers from the Federal Capital Development Authority on Tuesday morning in Abuja demolished some buildings within the premises of the African Independent Television. The Punch gathered that officials of the agency came with policemen and forced their way into the premises before embarking on the demolition exercise. Some sets of buildings at the entrance of the television station located on ...

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Man Breeds Cockroaches For Food, Medicine

Cockroaches, the six-legged creatures may be a bugbear for most, but Li Bingcai and other breeders in China are turning them into a niche business. Some sell cockroaches for medicinal purposes, as animal feed or to get rid of food waste. Li breeds them for something else: food for human consumption. A restaurant down the road from his small facility ...

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