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Willie Obiano Pardons 25 Inmates, Gives Each N1m

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, yesterday, granted amnesty to 25 inmates drawn from Awka, Onitsha and Aguata prisons in the state, just as he announced that government had approved N1 million for each to rehabilitate them. Those from Awka prisons are Obumneme Okafor, Chibike Nwogwu, Daniel Philemon, Ude Chidiebere, and Innocent Okeke who was…

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The Ministerial List Being Bandied Around In The Media Are Mere Speculations – APC

The ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has advised Nigerians not to accept in its entirety the list being bandied around in the media, but be patient for the official announcement of the names of President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial nominees by the Nigerian Senate on Tuesday, October 6, 2015, when it resumes for plenary, after its…

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I Will Readily Sign Death Warrants Of Convicted Kidnappers – Governor Umahi

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, while addressing people at the 55th Independence Anniversary of the country and the 19th year celebration of the state’s creation yesterday, said he would readily sign the death warrant of any kidnapper convicted in the state. Umahi said, “The incidences of kidnapping in the state is worrisome as it leaves…

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Wike’s Witness Voted Twice In Governorship Election – APC

The All Progressives Congress and its candidate in the April 11 governorship election, Dakuku Peterside, have alleged that a witness presented by Governor Nyesom Wike at the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal, voted twice in the election. They made the allegation at the resumed hearing of their petition filed against Wike, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP…

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Tony Elumelu Gets International Recognition For Entrepreneurship, Support For Arts, Creative Industry

Chairman, UBA Plc, Tony O. Elumelu’s passion for promoting entrepreneurship on the continent as well as providing support for the creative Arts industry received global commendation last week when he was honoured in New York and South Africa. In New York, Elumelu was named as the “Africa Business Leader of the Year” at the 8th…

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Another Boko Haram Fuel Dump Uncovered By Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army yesterday said its troops have uncovered another fuel dump owned by the Boko Haram at Abbaganaram, in central Maiduguri, Borno State. According to a statement by Army spokesperson, Sani Usman, the illegal fuel depot was uncovered Wednesday afternoon after a surprise raid following a tip off  by “well meaning”  residents. Mr. Usman,…

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