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TCN applauds Enugu Govt.’s support for Nsukka 30MVA power line *As Enugu locals celebrate flourish of rural electrification

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has commended Enugu State Government for its support in securing the right-of-way for the completion of the power project being handled by the company in the university town of Nsukka. Since 2006, the important power line project has been stalled owing to disputes between …

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Remittance: HEDA petitions EFCC, seeks investigation of JAMB finances from 1999

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre), a non-governmental and non-partisan human rights and development organisation, has urged the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), to immediately commence a probe into the finances of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) from 1999 till date. In a petition …

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Stop all senseless bloodshed- IBB warns; Counsels armed forces, security agencies to be apolitical

Former military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, has, in commemoration of the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day called on Nigerians to eschew hate speeches, discrimination and other vices that trigger senseless violence and bloodshed, stressing that “We have witnessed so much bloodshed through communal clashes and conflicts that need urgent actions …

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South African protesters ransack H&M stores over ‘racist’ ad

Protesters angered by a “racist” H&M advertisement ransacked several of the Swedish fashion group’s South African stores on Saturday. “The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) protesters targeted six H&M stores in the Gauteng province, where South Africa’s economic hub of Johannesburg is located, tearing down shop displays and throwing clothes around. …

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Police nab notorious criminal gang member in Enugu; Arrest two armed robbery gangs, recover AK47 in Katsina

By Stanley Nwanosike, Shehu Danjuma The Enugu State Police Command has arrested a suspected member of the notorious criminal gang popularly called, “Malaysian Boys’’. The command’s spokesman, Ebere Amariazu, ASP, said the suspect had terrorised people in Nimbo community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area. He told the News Agency of …

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Nollywood Stephanie Linus gives hope to trafficked victims in Italy

By Ekemini Ladejobi Nollywood star, Stephanie Linus, says her advocacy visit to Italy, on human trafficking was to further raise awareness on the heinous crime and give hope to victims. Linus is currently in Italy, to advocate for victims of human trafficking in partnership with the international medical humanitarian organization …

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President Buhari congratulates Chief Razak Okoya on 78th birthday anniversary; Bashorun JK Randle on 74th

President Muhammadu Buhari has warmly congratulated renowned Chartered Accountant and administrator, Bashorun John K. Randle, as he turns 74 on Saturday 13th, January, 2018. The President also felicitated with top industrialist and Chairman of the Eleganza Group of companies, Chief Rasaq Akanni Okoya on his 78th birthday. In separate statements …

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Mark, Onaiyekan, Apochi want Nigerians unite against killings…….As former Senate President dedicates church to God

Former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan and his Otukpo diocese counterpart, Michael Apochi were unanimous in their quest for Nigerians to unite against criminality and fight for the liberation of citizens from the grip of Boko Haram, violent herdsmen, kidnappers and …

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Gov. Wike sacks Caretaker Committee Chairmen of PHALGA, Obio/Akpor, Ikwerre LGAs

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has approved the sack of the Caretaker Committee Chairmen of Port Harcourt City Local Government Area, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area and Ikwerre Local Government Area. The governor sacked the three Caretaker Committee Chairmen for collecting illegal revenues from companies. A Statement by Simeon Nwakaudu, …

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