Daily Archives: July 18, 2013

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Anambra State Women in the United States of America, will on Friday July 19, 2013 honour the state Governor, Mr. Peter Obi with the “Best Cancer Fighter of the Year Award” in recognition of his efforts in the fight against cancer over the past five years.

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The stalemate over the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national convention slated for August 31, has been resolved in favour of the Prof. Jerry Gana-led planning committee by President Goodluck Jonathan.

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Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi yesterday said the apex bank would revisit the controversial currency notes redesign to help tackle growing cases of fake currency notes in the country.

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The Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN) has raised the alarm over plan by the Federal Government to re-introduce the moribund Press Council. In a communique, issued at the end of its meeting, held on Tuesday, the newspapers proprietors noted that the existence of Press Council ran contrary to the spirit of democratic governance.

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Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, yesterday fired all commissioners and advisers in his government, in his first dissolution of the state executive council in two years. The governor directed the affected former government officials to hand over to the permanent secretaries and the chief of staff before tomorrow.

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The Anambra State police command yesterday recorded another success in its fight against crime as it arrested 17 suspected armed robbers and recovered not fewer than 10 arms and thousands of ammunition. Addressing journalists, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Emeka Chukwuemeka said the suspects were arrested in various parts of the state.

Opinion Policemen

At the peak of an appalling surge in crimes and daily specter of violence in the United States (US), the Bureau of Federal Investigation (FBI) was officially detailed to take a graphic account of streets and residential areas affected by the persistent scourge, which had taken a heavy toll on the resources on the US government.

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