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2019: Kingsley Moghalu Announces Candidacy For President

The former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and founder of the Institute of Governance and Economic Transformation, Professor Kingsley Moghalu, has declared his intention to run as a candidate in the Nigerian presidential elections in 2019. This was announced during a press conference held at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja on Wednesday, 28 February, 2018. Stating ...

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Police Arrest Suspected Cult Member/Pipeline Vandal In Bayelsa

Mr. Temona Alison, suspected cult member and pipeline vandal, said to be on the wanted list of the police in Bayelsa State has been arrested. Alison, who is in his 20s, was apprehended by Bayelsa State Command Strike Force on Sunday in his house on Tombia-Ammassoma Road by Boxi Water. A police source said the suspect was arrested in possession ...

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Many Feared Dead As Andy Uba Condemns SARS Operatives/Umunze Youths’ Clash

The Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District, in the National Assembly, Senator Andy Uba has condemned the violent clashes between youths of Umunze and operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, (SARS) in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria reported that many people were feared dead after youths in Umunze community in Orumba South local government area of Anambra state, ...

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Tribunal Dismisses Petition Against Obiano

The Anambra State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal presided over by Justice H. A Olusiyi on March 5 dismissed an election petition brought before it by African Peoples Party (APP). The party is praying the Tribunal to hold that the election was invalid by reason of corrupt practices and non-compliance with the electoral Act 2010 as amended. The party also prayed ...

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I Used Education To Tackle Militancy And Insecurity In Bayelsa – Dickson

…Bayelsa is now safe and peaceful, says COAS Buratai  Bayelsa State Governor, Honourable Seriake Dickson, on Monday said his government’s heavy investments in education has helped to drastically reduce militancy and insecurity in Bayelsa State. While stressing that his Restoration Government has so far invested N70billion on education in the last six years, the Governor said, education would continue to ...

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Victor Umeh Laments Poor Economic Situation In Nigeria

The senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial Zone, Senator Victor Umeh, has decried the poor economic situation in Nigeria. Umeh made his views  known during the inauguration of the 2018 Awka Diocesan Laity Week at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Ekwulobia. He said, “The country is passing through difficult times. Job opportunities are very slim; corruption and decay of social structures are ...

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Lagos, UK Firm Sign N2.52bn MoU To Provide 10,000 Street Lights

…deal to provide 500 jobs, facilitate hybrid energy plant The Lagos State Government and a United Kingdom firm, Low Energy Designs (LED) Limited on Monday entered into partnership to construct 10,000 LED street lights covering 300kilometres across the State. The deal, which also includes the provision of about 500 jobs and construction of an LED lighting and Hybrid Energy Power ...

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APC Celebrates Obasanjo At 81

The All Progressives Congress (APC) celebrates Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, GCFR, former president and military Head of State, Federal Republic of Nigeria on the occasion of his 81st birthday. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, the APC said joins family, friends, well-wishers and associates in celebrating the retired general who has emerged as a bastion ...

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Dangote Donates N1.2 Billion Business School To Bayero University, Kano

…talks are on to affiliate the school with the popular Harvard Business School, in the United States of America The business educational development of Northern Nigeria took a new turn at the weekend when the renowned businessman, Aliko Dangote donated a N1.2 billion ultra-modern business school edifice to the Bayero University, Kano, (BUK), first of such in the northern part ...

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Nepotism Worse Than Corruption – Obi

The former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has called on Nigerians to eschew nepotism and encourage the culture of merit. Obi was speaking at the weekend during the public presentation of “One Faith, Many Tongues: Managing Diversity in the Church in Nigeria”, written by Archbishop Fortunatus Nwachukwu, the Papal Nuncio to Trinidad & Tobago at the Resource Centre, ...

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