Daily Archives: February 6, 2013

Politics Kalu
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Former Governor of Abia State, founder and former presidential candidate of the Peoples Progressive Alliance (PPA), Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, who recently rejoined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), spoke to LEO SOBECHI (in Kalu’s Camp Neya country home, Igbere, Bende local council of Abia State) on a wide range of issues, including his pet project, Njiko Igbo.

COVER Suswam-Ndigbo
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Governor Gabriel Suswam yesterday prayed the Appeal Court sitting in Makurdi to strike out the appeal, which Terver Kakih filed against him. The governor said Kakih, who contested the 2011 governorship primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with him filed his appeal out of time.

National IGP-camouflage
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More facts have emerged on how a 73-year-old man, Williams Omobude Uwadia stabbed a 27-year-old man, Gabriel Amayahu Aigbosuria, to death at Obagie community near Benin, even as homicide detectives from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Edo State Police Command yesterday stepped up

National Mimiko
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Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko yesterday signed into law the 2013 appropriation bill during which he disclosed that the offices of the secretary to government and head of service would coordinate activities of ministries and agencies as regards the implementation of the budget.

Business
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Strong indications emerged yesterday that the planned inauguration of the $500 million Aba Integrated Power Project (IPP), scheduled for the end of this month, might be shifted by at least two more months, owing to the inability to fix the requisite infrastructure that should hook-up the plant to natural gas supplies.

Politics Uwajimogu
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The Speaker of Imo State House of Assembly, Benjamin Uwajimogu, recently had a parley with journalists in Owerri, during which he addressed a number of issues, most especially the relationship between the State Assembly and the Executive as well as achievements of the current administration thus far

COVER kidnappers
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No fewer than 15 persons, including the village head of Burum-Burum killed in another communal clash between the Eggon ethnic nationality and the Alago/ Gwandara ethnic extraction in Burum-Burum Village, Doma Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. According to an eyewitness, the incident, which occurred

COVER Super Eagles players being addressed by President Jonathan
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President Goodluck Jonathan has charged the Super Eagles to go ahead and win all the remaining matches and bring home the Nations Cup, promising that something great was in store for them if they do just that. In a call he put across to the Eagles in South Africa, President Jonathan said that Nigerians were behind the

National Nafdac
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Fake and expired products valued at about N139, 709, 392, 84 million were yesterday destroyed by the National Agency for Foods, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in Abuja. The products comprising fake and expired drugs of diverse kind and brand, chemicals, medical items and water among

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