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Empower herdsmen to pursue education – Church tells President Buhari

Methodist Church Nigeria, Diocese of Onitsha, Eastern Gateway, has expressed worry over the state of the Nigerian nation, saying that something urgent should be done in the area of security, health, power, roads and employment, to save the nation from total collapse.

2019: Ohanaeze women leader denies endorsing President Buhari

The leader of the Ohanaeze Women Organisation has denied claims reported in the media that she has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term.

Federal government trivialising killings by herdsmen – Christian group

Christians in Nigeria under the aegis of Christian Council of Nigeria, CCN, yesterday, accused the Federal Government of trivialising and playing down the violent activities of killer-herdsmen in Nigeria, by describing it as “conflicts between herdsmen and farmers.”

Four bank staff docked for alleged fraud

The first defendant, Mr Placidus, allegedly diverted funds received from Idemilli Micro Finance bank meant to be placed as fixed deposit to his personal accounts while claiming they were severally rolled over and presented forged fixed deposit certificates to cover his tracks.

Governor Fayose, others in Anambra as Willie Obiano takes oath for second term

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors to the second term inauguration of Willie Obiano, governor of Anambra state, on Saturday.

Governor Obiano sworn in for second term

The Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, and his deputy, Dr. Nkem Okeke, have been sworn in for a second term in office.

Innoson shuns court again, petitions NJC over judge

The Chairman of Innoson Motors Nigeria Limited, Innocent Chukwuma, has again failed to appear in court for his arraignment at an Ikeja Special Offences Court.

Court adjourns pre-trial conference on Sir Louis Ojukwu’s property dispute to May 7

An Awka High Court on Monday adjourned until May 7, the pre-trial conference in the sharing of late Sir Louis Odumegwu-Ojukwu’s estate.

Anambra govt issues ultimatum to Npikpa community to end crisis

Anambra State government has issued a 90-day ultimatum to Nkpikpa Residents, Landlords and Stakeholders Association to ensure that peace returned in the area or be disbanded.

Committee demands more recognition for vigilance groups

Chief Ikechukwu Aduba, Chairman, Anambra Vigilance Supervisory Committee, has called the for integration of vigilance groups in the national security system for more effective security in the country.

NDDC partners Innoson to train Niger Delta youth

The Chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Victor Ndoma-Egba, has said the commission would partner with Innoson Kiara Academy in training Niger Delta youth.

16 Pro-Biafra groups give condition for supporting restructuring

Sixteen pro Biafra groups have met in the industrial town of Nnewi, the home town of the late Biafra leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, saying the only restructuring they would accept in Nigeria would be the recognition of the country’s six geo-political zones as federating units.

Anambra Assembly set to regulate gaming industry

The Anambra House of Assembly is set to look into the gaming industry with a view to making it healthier and safer for residents.

Rafael Everton returns to Brazil after Abia Warriors fiasco

Abia Warriors expatriate coach Rafael Everton has finally departed for his native Brazil after he quit his post.

2019: South-East Elders Council backs President Buhari for second term

South East Elders’ Council yesterday said they will support President Muhammadu Buhari for the 2019 presidential election if he decides to run again.

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.

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Shi’ite leader Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, wife, two others charged with murder

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Pakistan foreign minister disqualified from parliament

A Pakistani court has disqualified Foreign Minister Khwaja Muhammad Asif from holding public office on charges that he made omissions on a parliamentary wealth declaration, the latest blow to the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party.

NSE emerges host for 2018 ASEA conference

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday won the hosting right for the 2018 African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA).

Naira appreciates marginally against dollar at investors’ window

The Naira on Thursday appreciated marginally against the dollar at the investors’ window.