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UBA Foundation Opens Entries For National Essay Competition

Ijeoma Aso, Emeke Iweriebor, Bola Atta, with students of secondary schools UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has announced the opening of entries for the 2015 edition of its annual National Essay Competition. Ijeoma Aso, the Managing Director/CEO of UBA Foundation, at a media briefing held at…

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PDP Warm Up To Oppose The Clearance Of Any APC Member On The Ministerial List

According to investigations by PUNCH, it was revealed that some Peoples Democratic Party-controlled states have been warming up to oppose the clearance of any All Progressives Congress member that would make the list from their states. President Muhammadu Buhari sent the list containing the names of the ministerial nominees to the senate on Wednesday, September 30th…

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Alison-Madueke Released On Bail, EFCC Seals Her Abuja Home

Nigeria’s former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, has been released after being detained for several hours. However, she is to be charged for money laundering.   The International Corruption Unit (ICU) of the UK National Crimes Agency arrested Mrs. Deziani in London on Friday along with four other persons in relation to corruption allegations…

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Boko Haram: 15 Dead In Fresh Bomb Attacks In Abuja!

Last night saw the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja in a heated frenzy as massive explosions rocked Kuje Market, Kuje Police Station and the Nyanya overhead bridge. Several bombs detonated, shattering the post-independence day ambience and the peaceful atmosphere that had reigned in Abuja for more than a year. Unconfirmed reports from Nyanya and Kuje…

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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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