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Interior Roads In Awka Are Not Passable, Social Amenities Non-Existent — Nweke, APC Rep Aspirant 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Maritime expert and business tycoon Chief Emmanuel Nweke has outlined some of the very remote reasons why he is currently seeking to represent the people of Awka-North and South at the national assembly, if elected in 2019. Nweke who apparently expressed his discontentment over the level of infrastructural decay in Awka-North and South local government areas, said ...

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Atiku Slams FG For Plans To Sell Public Assets To Fund 2019 Budget, Says It’s Fiscally Irresponsible 

The Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation has decried an alleged policy statement by the Muhammadu Buhari administration evincing a plan to sell national assets to fund the 2019 budget. In a statement on Wednesday, the organisation said it’s first response would be that this action by the Buhari government had the effect of ridiculing their principal. It added, “It will be ...

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Adeleke Arraigned For Exam Malpractices

The police on Wednesday arraigned the Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship candidate in the September 22, 2018 election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, and four others, on charges of examination malpractices. The defendants were arraigned before Justice I.E Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja, where they all pleaded not guilty to the four counts preferred against them. The ...

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Anambra To End Manual Revenue Collection   

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Anambra State Internal Revenue Service (AIRS) has announced its plans to end manual revenue collections as well as block all leakages in revenue generation. The agency said it would henceforth capture and enroll all taxable adults in Anambra State into distinctive revenue accounts to transform revenue collection and payments. The new revenue collection model  would provide a ...

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Over 200 Professors Mobilise For Atiku/Obi 2019 Ticket

An intelligentsia group comprising over 200 Professors, going by the name of Anambra Consultative Forum, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), has thrown its weight in support of the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his running mate, the former Governor of Anambra state, Mr. Peter Obi. A press statement made available to newsmen signed ...

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Shiites: FG Beefs Up Security Around Aso Villa

The clash between members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and security personnel took a turn for the worse on Tuesday as sect members clashed with police. The clashes which took place on Sunday and Monday on the outskirts of the federal capital city spread to the business districts in Central Business District and Wuse. Sounds of sporadic gunfire were ...

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Afenifere Suspends Omisore For Supporting APC

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, on Tuesday, announced the suspension of the candidate of the Social Democratic Party in the last governorship election in Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore for one year. Omisore was alleged to have aligned with the All Progressives Congress to win the rerun election in Ife South an6d North Local Government Areas of Osun State. His ...

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Buhari Meets Wike, Dickson, Two Other PDP Govs Inside Aso Rock

Four state governors elected on the platform of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday met behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari. The Punch reports that all the governors are from the South-South region of the country. The meeting was held inside the President’s office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja shortly after Buhari returned from his condolence visit to ...

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