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Ex-VP Alex Ekwueme’s family opens condolence register at 8 centres

The family of the late former vice-president, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, has opened condolence registers at eight centres for Nigerians at home and in the diaspora to pay their tributes.

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Justice Garba replaces Zainab Bulkachuwa on presidential election petition tribunal

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal is now headed by Justice M. L Garba, who is the Presiding Justice of the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal.
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Senator Orji’s son emerges Abia speaker

Hon. Chinedum Orji representing the people of Umuahia Central State Constituency has been elected Abia State House of Assembly Speaker

Federal government declares Wednesday public holiday

In line with the enactment into law of June 12 annually as Democracy Day in Nigeria, the Federal Government has declared Wednesday, June 12, 2019, as Public Holiday to commemorate the maiden National Democracy Day.