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SOLID MINERALS IN ANAMBRA STATE: NEGLECTED GOLD MINES

Solid mineral sector in Nigeria is said to contribute only one percent to the nation’s economy despite that the country has over forty natural mineral resources beneath various States. Worried by this development, President Muhammadu Buhari upon assumption of office decided that the Federal Government will do everything possible to …

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OGUTA & IKEDURU COMMUNITIES DENOUNCE FGM

  The people of Ikeduru and Oguta Local Government Areas of Imo State have publicly denounced the practice of female genital mutilation in their communities. This followed years of persistent advocacy and sensitization by the National Orientation Agency in collaboration (NOA) with UNICEF on the dangers inherent in cutting the …

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DESPERATION BREEDS ELECTORAL VIOLENCE IN NIGERIA — POLITICAL ANALYST

A Political Affairs Analyst, Chief Chidozie Ezeugwa, has attributed the recent spate of electoral violence in the country to desperation and inordinate ambition by politicians. Fielding questions from Radio Nigeria in Awka, Chief Ezeugwa noted with dismay that the trend as witnessed in Bayelsa and Kogi gubernatorial elections recently, was …

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ABIA LAWMAKER CONDEMNS SEALING OF SUN NEWSPAPER

  The member representing Bende North Constituency in the Abia State House of Assembly, Mr. Chijioke Chukwu, has described the sealing of Sun Newspaper Complex by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as very unfortunate. The Lawmaker, who made this known while interacting with journalists in Umuahia, claiming that …

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NO SCARCITY OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTS THIS YULETIDE — DPR

  Residents and visitors to Abia State have been assured of steady and uninterrupted supply of petroleum products during and after the yuletide. The Operations Controller of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Umuahia, Mr. Nestor Iheji, made this known while speaking with Radio Nigeria. Mr. Iheji said they …

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LG ELECTIONS IN ENUGU STATE TO HOLD IN FEBRUARY

Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission, ENSIEC has released time table for Local Government Elections in the State.     In an interview in Enugu, the ENSIEC Chairman, Dr Mike Ajogwu announced that elections for Chairmanship and Councillorship positions into the seventeen  Local Government Councils in the State would hold on 29th February, …

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