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MEND resumes hostilities

MOVEMENT for the Emancipation of the Niger-Delta (MEND) announced yesterday resumption of fresh hostilities against the oil industry, the armed forces and its collaborators in the Niger Delta but one of the ex-militant leaders contacted by Saturday Vanguard said it was an empty noise.

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Court did not grant injunction – Soludo’s aide

A suit instituted by one Mr Ken Emeakayi to stop Prof Charles Soludo from being fielded as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer for the February 6, 2010 Anambra governorship elections before Federal High Court sitting in Awka, Anambra State, has suffered a set back, as the plaintiff has been asked to put the other parties in the suit on notice.

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Kano inaugurates water, electricity boards

Kano — As part of the effort to boost water and electricity supply to the people, the Kano State Government, yesterday, inaugurated the boards of the two parastatals. They are the state’s Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency, which has 10 Directors and the Rural Electrification Board, which has 13 Directors. Inaugurating the boards, Commissioner
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Pharmacists council threatens further clamp down

By Demola Akinyemi Ilorin — Following the sealing up of two pharmaceutical companies in Ilorin last week over gross violation of the processes in making standard drugs, the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria ( PCN), yesterday, threatened further sanction on pharmaceutical companies that engage in unwholesome practice. The Council particularly warned the unsuspecting public to be
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UNIJOS resumes lectures Monday

By Taye Obateru Jos – The Senate of the University of Jos has approved Monday for the resumption of normal academic activities at the institution. The Senate at a meeting, yesterday, took the decision following the suspension of the over three-month strike by lecturers. A statement from the institution aired on state electronic media advised
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EBSU yet to resume full academic activities

By Dennis Agbo ABAKALIKI – Full academic activities are yet to resume in Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki (EBSU), five days after the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) temporary suspended the three months strike that paralyzed the tertiary institutions in the country. When Vanguard visited the three campuses of EBSU, few students were seen within
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Sanusi, NESG dialogue on banking reform Oct 23

LAGOS – The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG),  in response to the on-going reforms in the banking sector, is hosting a policy dialogue with the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Lamido Sanusi, on the post-consolidation crisis in the banking sector on Friday, October 23, at the Nigerian Institute for International Affairs, Victoria
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