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Ndigbo True Ambassadors Of Nigeria — Nwodo

…as Chibuike Amaechi urges Ndigbo to veer into national politics Raymond Ozoji, Awka President-General Ohaneze Ndigbo Worldwide, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, says that Ndigbo are true ambassadors of Nigeria judging from the magnitude of investments they have across the country. Nwodo stated that 40% of properties in Lagos and Abuja were owned by Ndigbo in spite of the inequality and ...

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Anambra Lawmakers Task Obiano To Sustain Tempo Of Development

…screen commissioner-nominees Raymond Ozoji, Awka Lawmakers in the 6th Anambra legislature took turns yesterday during plenary to urge Governor Willie Obiano to sustain the tempo of development in the state as he officially commenced his second term after his inauguration last week. The lawmakers, who stood on the motion moved by Nikky Ugochukwu of Orumba-south constituency commending the governor for ...

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Kogi Citizens Have Killed Scores Of My People, Anambra Lawmaker Alleges

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Scores of persons have allegedly been killed and maimed in Eziaguluotu and Enugwuotu-Aguleri communities of Anambra-east local government area following the terror and mayhem unleashed on these border communities by suspected Kogi indigenes over boundary dispute. Presenting the plight of the people of the aforesaid communities under the issues of urgent public importance at the state assembly, ...

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Extra-judicial Killing: Court Sentences Police Sergeant To Death

A Bayelsa State High Court sitting in Yenagoa has sentenced a Police Sergeant Jilla Lannubo to death by hanging for the extra-judicial killing of Oruyegha Grand at Agudama on May 13, 2017. Lannubo, a native of  Bokos community, in Bokos Local Government Area of Plateau State was  attached to Mopol 30, Bayelsa Command and was  deployed to Akenfa Police station ...

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SERAP To FG: Prioritise Medical Needs Of Released Dapchi Girls

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Government of President Muhammadu Buhari to “prioritise the well-being of the released Dapchi girls by immediately providing them with adequate medical and mental health services. These include post-rape care and psychosocial support for those who have survived abduction by the Boko Haram terrorist group.” The organization also “urges the authorities to ...

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76 Released Dapchi Girls For Medical Care

The seventy-six abducted Dapchi schoolgirls released by Boko Haram insurgents are being referred to hospital for medical check-up. Information minister Lai Mohammed, had corrected the earlier figure quoted, insisting that 76 not 105 girls were released. The military, reliable sources said, are taking the girls to Damaturu, capital of Yobe state for medical check-up. Earlier reports say 105 of the ...

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APC Hails Return Of Abducted Dapchi Schoolgirls

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is extremely delighted with the news of the return of the schoolgirls abducted from Government Girls Science Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State by Boko Haram. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, the APC said, “The prompt release of the Dapchi schoolgirls is another solid demonstration of the political will of ...

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EFCC, ONSA Arrest Boroh, Recover $9m Cash

Operatives of EFCC and ONSA, have discovered $9 million cash at the residence of the sacked Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, retired Brig.-Gen. Paul Tarelah Boroh. Boroh, who was Special Adviser on Niger Delta to President Muhammadu Buhari has also been arrested. The discovery of the cash was made a few hours after his arrest by a combined team ...

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Obiano Sends List Of Commissioners To House Of Assembly For Screening

The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, has sent a list of 19 Commissioner-designates to the Anambra State House of Assembly for screening. This is a follow-up to the swearing of his Principal Officers on Monday. According to the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, James Eze, the list contains surprise inclusions that indicate the exit of some commissioners who had served ...

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