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Nigeria: Lack of synergy cause loss of IMO election —Operators

May the Lord save our leaders from us

A LARGE chunk of the media last week was taken over by reports and comments about the earthshaking, or is it ground breaking foundation laying ceremony of the Transport University in Daura. The star of the ceremony was not President Muhammadu Buhari, but his Transport Minister, Rotimi Amaechi who regaled us with tales how he coerced the Chinese into agreeing to build the institution.

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Ekpenyong, Akpabio, Akwa Ibom

CIVIL WAR: S-East, S-South yet to be properly reconciled with Nigeria — Senator Ekpenyong

Senator Christopher Ekpenyong, former deputy governor of Akwa Ibom State, was 13 years when the civil war started in 1967 and 16 when it ended in 1970. Senator Ekpenyong, who is awaiting a a court-ordered rerun in some polling areas in Ikot-Ekpene to resume his representation of Akwa Ibom North-West in the 9th Senate, says 49 years after the war the South-East and South-South, which formed Eastern Nigeria have not been properly reconciled with the rest of the country. In this interview, Ekpenyong also spoke on the Hate Speech bill before the Senate, and why restructuring of the country is necessary among others.

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When the Obi of Issele-Uku Kingdom visited Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory was recently set agog with the presence of His Royal Majesty, Obi of IsseleUku kingdom, Obi Agbogidi Nduka,Mnse, who is on a working visit to Abuja the seat of power. The 3-day reception started from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport where the young and amiable king, accompanied by some eminent members of his cabinet, alighted from the aircraft and was royally received by elders from Issele-Uku and a group of young and energetic dancers, dancing to the rhythm of a traditional music, specially designed for queens and kings of the ancient Benin Empire.

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