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Editors Reject NASS Accreditation Guidelines For Journalists

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has rejected the new guidelines for the accreditation of media organisations, journalists/correspondents covering the National Assembly, describing it as primitive, undemocratic and blatantly anti-press and anti-people. The guidelines issued by authorities of the National Assembly (NASS) is due to become effective from June 11, 2019. It demands among other draconian provisions that a media ...

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WAFU Cup Victory: Saraki Hails Super Falcons

 President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has lauded the Super Falcons for lifting the 2019 WAFU Cup following their soul-lifting display in the finals of the game last Saturday in Abidjan. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, said the country cannot but be proud about the patriotism and resilience ...

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Anambra Indigenes Emerge Mayors In United Kingdom 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Two Nigerians of Orumba-North origin in Anambra state have been elected new Mayors of the London Borough of Brent and Enfield respectively in the United Kingdom . They are Mr.Ernest Ezeajughi and Dr. Kate Anolue. Their triumphant entry into the new offices in far away London was made known by the Orumba-North House of Assembly Member-Elect and ...

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Atiku Demands N500m From Buhari’s Aide, Lauretta Onochie, For Spreading Lies

For “spreading lies capable of damaging” his reputation, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 general elections, Atiku Abubakar, has demanded N500m and a written apology from an aide to President Muhammadu Buhari on social media, Lauretta Onochie. Atiku made this demand in a letter addressed to Onochie and signed by his lawyer, Mike Ozekhome (SAN). ...

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We’ll Complete Enugu-Onitsha Expressway Soon, Says Fashola

The Federal Government says it is committed to the provision of adequate infrastructure in the country before the expiration of the present administration. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, said this while inspecting ongoing construction of some federal projects in Anambra State. Addressing newsmen shortly after the inspection, the minister, who was represented by Mr Yemi ...

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Anambra Bans Use Of Tinted Windscreen

Anambra State Government has banned the use of tinted windscreens, glasses and stickers on commercial buses, shuttles and tricycles with immediate effect. Commissioner for Transport, Mr Uchenna Okafor, gave this directive during a meeting with Transport Stakeholders across the state at the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) Conference Hall, Government House, Awka. Mr Okafor observed that the back windscreen ...

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APGA Will Commit Suicide In 2021, Says APC Chairman 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The state chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Anambra Chief Basil Ejidike says the possibility of the ruling All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) embarking on a suicide mission in 2021 is not in doubt because he believes the party is headed for the rocks. Ejidike said the APC is coming with what he described as ...

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Anambra Students Award Scholarship To Indigent Students, Inaugurate New National Executives

The National Executive of the National Union of Anambra State Students (NUASS) was inaugurated in an epoch-making event which held in Awka the capital of Anambra State. The grand making event which took place at the event hall of Kenneth Dike E-library, Awka witnessed the handover and swearing-in ceremony of the newly elected National Leadership. It also witnessed a scholarship ...

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Enugu Airport: EFTZ Declares Full Certification, Safety Compliance

Stakeholders in the Enugu Free Trade Zone (EFTZ) have declared willingness to work with the Ministry of Aviation in addressing all concerns over the proximity of one of the units of the free zone with the Akanu Ibiam International Airport. Enugu Power Free Zone Company (Enpower FZC) which manages the facility development stated in a media release weekend that the ...

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