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    Gov Umahi Gets FG’s Endorsement On Project Execution

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    He was given a glowing testimonial by the All Progressives Congress (APC) led federal government, even when he is not a member of the ruling party. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Engr. Babachir David Lawal, on January 14, 2015, in Abakaliki, poured encomium on Ebonyi State governor, Engr. David Nweze Umahi,…

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  • Labourer Dies After Snake Bite At Enugu House Of Assembly

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    An unidentified manual labourer died after he was bitten by a snake at the Enugu State House of Assembly complex, LEADERSHIP Friday learnt yesterday.. According to a reliable source, the tragic incident was said to have occurred on Wednesday afternoon. The source said that the labourer, who hailed from Abakiliki in Ebonyi State and his…

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    Igbo Traditional Thrones: Origin, Concepts

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    Even among some Igbo elite, there have been strong arguments as to whether Ndigbo have kingship institutions that are venerated by the people, and that have the potency of upholding the values and traditions of the people.  In this report, MIKE UBANI, MATTHIAS NWOGU, OKECHUKWU OBETA, OBINNA OGBONNAYA, and NNAMDI MBAWIKE, examine the origins and…

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    Economy: New Governors Are Unlucky – NGF Chair

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    First term governors who assumed office in their respective states across the country on May 29, 2015, are particularly unlucky in view of the present harsh economic realities starring the nation in the face, said Governor Abdul-aziz Abubakar Yari of Zamfara State, who is also chairman of   Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF). Governor Yari who was…

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    Nenwe Indigenes Task Council Boss Over Bad Roads

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    The Nenwe Improvement Union (NIU) Enugu branch, has appealed to the chairman, Aninri local government area of Enugu state, Hon. Nwabueze Nwobodo, to provide motorable roads in the four autonomous communities that make up Nenwe town, to enable farmers convey their farm produce to markets in the neighbourhood. Nenwe farmers are used to growing rice,…

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    Tension In Enugu As Gov Ugwuanyi Plans Demolition Of Property

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    Barely two-and-half months into his administration, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state, takes the unpopular decision to demolish several properties on Federal Housing Estate, to make way for the proposed dualisation of Nike Lake Road, writes MIKE UBANI.  Andrew Okafor, 50, is an Enugu-based businessman. He raised a loan from a mortgage bank several years…

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    Tension In Enugu As Gov Ugwuanyi Plans Demolition Of Property

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    Barely two-and-half months into his administration, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state, takes the unpopular decision to demolish several properties on Federal Housing Estate, to make way for the proposed dualisation of Nike Lake Road, writes MIKE UBANI.  Andrew Okafor, 50, is an Enugu-based businessman. He raised a loan from a mortgage bank several years…

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  • Court Remands Cleric, Varsity CSO In Prison Custody Over Alleged Felony, Conspiracy

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    An Enugu Magistrates’ Court, has remanded Ogbonna Okey and Rev. Fr. Isaac Jinga, chief security officer (CSO) and dean of students’ affairs respectively of Madonna University, Enugu Campus in prison custody till Tuesday, July 21, for alleged felony and conspiracy to kill two students of the university, whose names were given as Lord Aondaofa and…

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    Enugu: Gov Ugwuanyi Finally Grapples With Governance

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    After he was sworn in on May 29, 2015, as the third elected governor of Enugu State in the current democratic dispensation, Ifeanyi Lawrence Ugwuanyi, former member of the House of Representatives, seemed not to know what to do with the enormous power entrusted in his care. He was elected governor of Enugu State on…

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