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Commissioner tasks youths on nation building

Giving the charge in a broadcast commemorating this year’s International Youth Day Celebration, Williams commended the state governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, for creating a conducive environment for youths to realize their potentials through the provision of small and medium scale enterprise loan scheme, and youths skill acquisition centres across the state.

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Group decries spate of violence

By Tony Edike Enugu – The Coalition for Good Governance, anon-governmental organisation based in Enugu, has called on the Federal Government to take urgent steps to check  the eruption of violence in parts of the country so as to halt further threat to national security. The group said the spate of violence in parts of
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Senator offers free medical treatment in Ebonyi

By Dennis Agbo Abakaliki – Senate Committee Chairman on Works, Senator Julius Ucha is currently offering free medical treatment in Ebonyi state, beginning from his immediate constituency, Ebony central senatorial zone, which he represents at the National Assembly. Senator Ucha, who is giving the free medical services through his Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), the Ebonyi Humanity
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NPI-USA condemns Obi on illegal use of Care-taker Committee

The Executive Director of Nigeria Policy Institute, USA known for it’s good governance advocacy, Chief Jimmy Emmanuel Asiegbu has called on the governor of Anambra State, His Excellency, Mr. Peter Obi and his Commissioner, Dubem Obaze to desist from unnecessary and illegal intrusion into the administrative affairs of Anambra State autonomous Communities without being duly invited by the Town’s Constituted Authorities.

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FG, ASUU talks deadlock

*FG to apply ‘no work no pay’ rule By Funmi Kimolafe Abuja – The renewed negotiation of the Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) broke down yesterday. Consequently, government has decided to apply the “No work, no pay” for the striking lecturers if they fail to suspend the strike and create a
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Ogundeji: Ex-DPO to testify on sick bed

The Coroner Court sitting in Yaba, Lagos, which is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a member of the Thisday Editorial Board, Mr. Abayomi Ogundeji, will tomorrow temporarily move to Alagbeleye Specialist Hospital, Ikosi, Ketu area of Lagos State, to enable former Divisional Police Officer in charge of Idimu Police Station, ACP Johnson Adeniken, who is being treated for cancer in the hospital, to give his testimony on oath from his sick bed.

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Uduaghan’s aide advises women on micro-credit grants

She disclosed that Delta State Micro Credit Programme, put in place by Governor Uduaghan in collaboration with credible and trusted Micro-finance Banks in different part of the state, was intended to make small interest free loans available for petty business for all class of peasant men, women, boys and girls who are willing to engage in meaningful and genuine business of their own.

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Yar’Adua for check-up in Saudi Arabia

By Daniel Idonor PRESIDENT Umaru Yar’Adua is expected to leave Nigeria on Friday evening for Saudi Arabia on a one-week annual leave where he will undergo a scheduled medical check-up. In a statement entitled, “President Yar’Adua Travels to Saudi Arabia Friday”, Presidential Spokesman, Mr Olusegun Adeniyi, added that the President will also perform the lesser
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