Abia State

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Mar 4th, 2014
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by Sir Don Ubani what I consider to be personal opinions on the National Conference slated to take place any moment from now. For a start, I want to commend the wisdom of President Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan and, of course, the People’s Democratic Party; P.D.P, for coming up with this very noble...
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Feb 2nd, 2014
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by Emeka Anya It is with a heavy heart that we write this piece. A heavy heart because the person involved is someone who ordinarily should be held in high esteem, and should be deserving of such. For someone to be referred to as “His Excellency”, that person apart from being a tall figure in [&helli...
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Oct 18th, 2013
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By Fejiro Oliver The sledge hammer which has fallen on many ministers as they got sacked have finally landed on the National Population Commission boss, Mr Festus Odimegwu. According to a source who told this paper on why Odimegwu was relieved of his job by the presidency; he noted that the northern ...
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Oct 6th, 2013
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By KINGSLEY OMONOBI, Abuja Umuahia, Abia State capital, last week, played host to the 9th biennial conference of the Nigerian Army Finance Corps. The conference presented Sunday Vanguard an opportunity to rub minds with Governor Theodore Ahamefule Orji on the crisis rocking his party, the PDP, the ch...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 3rd, 2013
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  The policeman | credits: File copy The Anambra State Police Command on Wednesday said it had begun questioning the policeman attached to one of its divisions in Onitsha, caught on video demanding a bribe of N10,000 from a motorist. The state conmmand’s Police Public Relations Officer, Emeka Ch...
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Oct 2nd, 2013
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Chief (Hon) Paworiso Samuel Horsfal was a member of the House of Representatives in 1991/1992. The one-time Commissioner of Environment and later Ecology in Rivers State is worried that a comprehensive study conducted by experts on how to eliminate flooding in Port Harcourt has been abandoned by the ...
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Sep 30th, 2013
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The policeman | credits: File copy For the third time in the past two months, another policeman has been caught on video demanding a bribe of N10,000 from a motorist. The footage, secretly filmed by a passenger at the back seat of a vehicle in Onitsha, Anambra State, has so far received thousands of ...
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Sep 13th, 2013
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By Olusegun Adeniyi “…The National Working Committee (NWC) members of PDP had held an elaborate meeting at the party’s Wadata House national secretariat in Abuja with the aim of adopting a common position. At the session were Chief Vincent Ogbulafor, Prof. Rufai Ahmed Alkali, Hajiya Inna Ciroma...
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Sep 5th, 2013
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Okafor C. Udoka, writing from Aba, Abia State, submits that the ‘deportation’ (relocation) of any Nigerian from his or her place of residence by any state government is unconstitutional, and indicative of the need for government to cater for the under privileged … The recent deportation of Igbo and “...
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Aug 30th, 2013
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– Begin Scene – Me: Good Afternoon (I hand over my passport to security check and brace myself for the interrogation that’s sure to follow…) Officer: Mmm. (Doesn’t look up. He studies my passport seriously for a moment, then…) Where are you from? (He can see it. It’s on my passport. But he asks anywa...