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Lawmaker empowers 250 youths in Anambra

No fewer than 250 youths from the Nnewi Federal Constituency of Anambra State, who have undergone training in entrepreneurial skills have benefitted from a seed fund courtesy of Honourable Chris Azubogu.

Cattle colony amounts to putting Biafrans under Fulani herdsmen – BIM

The Biafra Independent Movement, BIM, has warned South East Governors against providing any land for the proposed Cattle Colony in any state of South East, saying it amounts to putting Biafrans Igbo under Fulani Herdsmen siege, and will therefore, resist any such move by the Governor of any Igbo State.

DPR seals four fuel stations in Anambra for alleged diversion

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed four filling stations in Anambra for alleged diversion of fuel.

Planners asked me to partake in Ozubulu church attack – witness

A witness in the trial of the suspects of the August 6, 2017 Ozubulu church massacre has said that he was contacted by the perpetuators of the massacre to be a part of it but he turned it down.

Anambra Signage agency prosecutes 1,800 cases in 2017 – official

The Managing Director, Anambra Signage and Advertisement Agency (ANSAA), Jude Emecheta, on Thursday said that the agency prosecuted and won all the 1,800 litigation it instituted in 2017.

PDP decries Presidency intrusion in Olisa Metuh’s case

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday described as eminently revealing, the direct unwarranted and unjustified official intrusion and negative suggestions of the Presidency in the on-going trial of its former National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh.

Olisa Metuh: Justice Abang a disgrace to the judiciary – Governor Fayose

“The judge’s utterances during last month’s court appearance when he was told that Metuh was on admission and could not appear in court was a clear demonstration of malice and desperation to convict an accused person at all cost.”

Chukwuemeka Ojukwu University admits 4300 students for 2018 session

Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu University Anambra State has admitted over 4,300 students to pursue various academic programmes in the university for the 2018 academic session.

NPFL leaders Akwa United pleased with point at FC Ifeanyiubah

Akwa United heaped praise on themselves after they were held to a 1-1 by FC Ifeanyiubah in a Matchday 6 NPFL fixture in Nnewi Wednesday.

NPFL leaders Akwa United sign deal with Dana Air

Nigerian Professional Football League side (NPFL) club Akwa United have signed a sponsorship deal with Dana Air.

Ex-VP Alex Ekwueme’s remains arrives Enugu today

Governors of the southeast, lawmakers, traditional rulers and other categories of people are expected to turn up at the Akanu Ibiam Airport to welcome the body.

Oluwo charges citizens to patronise Made-in-Nigeria products

The Oluwo of Iwo, Osun state, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has charged Nigerians to begin to cultivate the habit of patronising home-made products.

Anambra lawmakers rejects federal govt’s cattle colonies

Anambra lawmakers, on Thursday, during plenary, has rejected the Federal Government’s proposal of establishing colonies for cattle herders in Anambra State.

Come to court February 5 or be sent to jail – Judge warns Olisa...

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday ordered a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Olisa Metuh, to be in court on February 5 or be arrested and sent to jail.


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Borno farmers ready for rice Pyramid

Farmers in Borno has announced plans to unveil rice pyramid sequel to the bumper harvest recorded this cropping season.

Sokoto govt distributes 900 school desks to female colleges

The Sokoto State Agency for Female Education has distributed 900 school desks to various girls colleges in four local government areas of the state.

Wheat farmers count losses in Kaduna

Some wheat farmers in Rigachikun, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State said they have recorded huge losses due to shortage of water.

Lagos abolishes cash payment in revenue collection

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday paid his Land Use Charge, with an announcement that the State Government will no longer accept cash payment in revenue collection effective from March 1, 2018.

Federal govt queries EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu, Festus Keyamo over corruption charges against CCT...

The Federal Government has issued a query to the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Festus Keyamo, over the corruption charges filed against the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Danladi Yakubu Umar, in the name of government.

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NAHCON allocates 6, 632 hajj seats to Kaduna

Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, on Thursday, said that 6,632 Hajj seats have been allocated to the state by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).

Oil exploration in Bauchi at advanced stage – NNPC

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru, on Tuesday, said preparations are at the highest level for the commencement of exploration of five oil wells in Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi state.

Why politicians don’t keep promises – CAN chief Samson Ayokunle

Many political leaders are not delivering on their electoral promises or living up to expectations because they are not humble, the President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Samson Ayokunle, said yesterday.

We’ll implement amended Electoral Act if President Buhari gives assent – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said it will implement the amended Electoral Act, if it gets the President’s accent.

PDP supports new law on Yoruba Language – Moshood Salvador

Contrary to insinuation that it is against the new Yoruba Language Preservation and Preservation Law, the Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the party is in support of the law but would not want it to be made compulsory for non-natives.