Daily Archives: February 9, 2013

COVER chime back

Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State finally returned yesterday to the state after his extended vacation abroad amid tumultuous reception in in the capital. The governor, who had arrived Abuja, Wednesday from London, touched down at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu around 3.pm yesterday amid cheers from the

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In the wisdom of President Goodluck Jonathan, the best way to ascertain the genuineness of the claims by some governors over their performance and drive the soul of our new democratic reorientation was to institute a good governance assessment team that would traverse every nook and cranny of Nigeria to see first-hand

National fuel-scarcity

A group of concerned petroleum products marketers are poised for showdown with Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC) over the recent introduction of N125, 000 by PPMC for renewal of their bulk purchase agreement. The group has, therefore, decided to serve PPMC with a notice of its intention to take

COVER Policemen

Police in Abia yesterday exhumed the body of a 400 level law student of Abia State University, Mr. Obinna Obasi Awa from a shallow grave where he was buried in a farm around the university community settlement in Uturu, Abia State. Obinna Awa, the second son of an Abia-based lawyer, Barrister Awa Obasi, was said to have died

COVER Eagles hop in God

Super Eagles’ defender, Elderson Echiejile, has been speaking of his expectations in tomorrow’s Nations Cup final between Nigeria and the Stallions of Burkina Faso, his goal at the tournament and the secret of Eagles’ success at the showpiece in South Africa.

COVER niger_bridge

•Vibration experiened when heavy-duty vehicles pass
•Steel base, bolts and nuts rusting; vehicles not allowed to stop on bridge

Sports okorocha-rochas

Governor Rochas Okorocha has predicted that Heartland Football Club would continue to dominate the nation’s football scene for as long as his administration lasted. He made the declaration recently in Owerri at a state reception for the team following its triumph at the pre-season tournament for clubs that will represent

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