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Boko Haram: Provide better healthcare for freed pregnant children, women, SERAP urges FG

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the government of President Goodluck Jonathan to “urgently provide and facilitate access to adequate healthcare for the children and women raped and impregnated by Boko Haram militants. This followed disclosure by the authorities that about 214 children and women rescued from Islamist …

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2015 polls, major milestone of our democracy – Ndoma-Egba

Senate Leader, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, has said the last general election where the incumbent Presiden, Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was defeated by opposition candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was a significant landmark in the country’s democratic experiment. Ndoma-Egba, representing Cross River …

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Nigeria is endowed—Magnus Abe

Senator representing Rivers South-East in the National Assembly, Magnus Abe, has said Nigeria is endowed with quality manpower and that if harnessed would not only spin the country’s growth positively but spry the pace of development. Abe stated this shortly after receiving the ‘Nigeria Rising Award’ under the patronship of …

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Oil thief bags 3-yr jail term in Owerri

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on May 5, secured the conviction of Ifeanyichukwu Williams, who was being prosecuted before Justice O. O. Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court, Owerri, Imo State on a 2-count charge bordering on conspiracy, and dealing in petroleum product without appropriate license, contrary to Section …

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I will revisit Bakassi–Buhari

The president-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) has promised to revisit the controversial ceding of the Bakassi Peninsula to the Republic of Cameroun. Buhari who made the promise when a group of non-partisan Cross River State indigenes paid him a courtesy visit at the Defence House, in Abuja, noted that his …

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