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Ohaneze Demands N2.4tn For Death Of Igbos Since 1966
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohaneze Ndigbo Thursday demanded the payment of N2.4 trillion as reparation and restitution from the federal government for the killings, violations, atrocities and injustices against the tribe in Nigeria since 1966.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
Confab: Kutigi is qualified-Sagay, Falae, Afenifere, others
BY CLIFFORD NDUJIHE, DAPO AKINREFON & CHARLES KUMOLU FROM the lips of some eminent Nigerians came commendation, yesterday, for the appointment of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Idris Kutigi, as chairman of the National Conference.
Betty Abah: A tribute to Professor Jenkeri Okwori
So I finally caved in to reality. I garnered the courage to look at the photos we took together, again A devastated acceptance that death had indeed done its worst, and that those smiles were forever frozen! Professor Jenkeri Okwori, erudite professor of Theatre Arts at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and one of the pioneers of Participatory ... (more)
Cultists on rampage in Nsukka
Two rival cult groups in the University Town of Nsuka, Enugu State, Vikings and Black Axe, in what looks like a reappraisal attack, clashed and killed three people including a first year student of Uiversity of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN, a driver attached to Enugu State Transport Company, ENTRACO and one other notorious cult member.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Ohanaeze, others hold colloquium on Igbo question in Nigeria March 11
By Tony Edike ENUGU - THE pan Igbo socio-cultural organization and 16 pan Igbo organizations across the globe have concluded arrangements to hold the first international colloquium on Igbo question in Nigeria where the enormous challenges confronting the ethnic group both in the country and in the contemporary world would be extensively discussed.
New Database Licence, Number Plates Will Curtail Activities Of Criminals, Terrorists - FRSC
The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, on Monday said the new database licence and number plate registration would help curb the menace of terrorism in the country.
Many techniques, much to ponder, in - Rest of Her Remains'
In a room at the Yale University Art Gallery filled with masterpieces by Rothko, Pollock, Lichtenstein, and LeWitt, one of the most arresting images is this picture by 30-year-old Njideka Akunyili.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Nigeria: Anambra Attracts Direct Foreign Investment of N30 Billion - Obi
The Anambra State government says it has attracted non oil direct foreign investment of over N30 billion for the first quarter of this year.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Fantastic Man: Filmmaker Jake Sumner and record label Luaka Bop try...
Like many of us, you may have already enjoyed the fascinating and utterly infectious music of William Onyeabor .
Mon Feb 24, 2014
FG to build capacity of rural women through G-WIN programme
Minister of Water Resources, Mrs. Serah Ochekpe, has restated the determination of the Federal Government to raise the standard of women in the country.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
MTN Group: Ericsson awarded Nigerian contract
MTN Group has awarded a contract to Ericsson to manage four networks in Nigeria for five years.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
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Ericsson To Manage MTN's Network In 5 Nigerian Cities [Ventures Africa]
VENTURES AFRICA - Leading provider of communications technology and services, Ericsson has signed a managed services deal with MTN Nigeria, the country's largest mobile operator with over 55 million subscribers, to operate MTN's network in 5 Nigerian cities.
Ericsson Announces Managed Services Contract with MTN Nigeria
Ericsson says that it has signed a five year managed services agreement with MTN Nigeria which will see it take over the management optimization and field maintenance of MTN s network infrastructure in Lagos Abuja Enugu Port Harcourt and Asaba which represents 75 percent of the network The statement from Ericsson confirms a previous comment from ... (more)
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Steer clear of S-East, Niger Delta, GOC, 82 Div warns kidnappers, oil thieves
The new General Officer Commanding 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Enugu, Major General Shehu Yusuf, yesterday, warned kidnappers and oil thieves operating within the South East and Niger Delta to steer clear or be ready to face the wrath of the law.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Anambra Schools Get N5B Naira From Gov. Obi
History was again set in the Nigerian School system when, yesterday, at the Women Development Gov. Peter Obi presented cheques totaling N5 Billion Naira for the continued rehabilitation of schools in Anambra State.
Nigeria - GAAICOM wades into PFN Crisis -Reconciles Igbo Bishops and Pastors
The crisis between gospel ministers of Igbo extraction especially under the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria is about to end as the foremost Igbo Clergy Group, General Assembly of all Igbo Christian Organizations and Ministers has waded into the long standing feud on the requests of Pa Pastor J J Emerson, the father of Pentecostal revival in Igbo ... (more)
Sun Feb 16, 2014
The ups and downs of Oduah's tenure
Mixed reactions from aviation stakeholders and others have greeted the removal of Princess Stella Oduah as the Minister of Aviation.
Nigeria spends N1.2trn on vehicle imports
Nigeria spent a total of N1.2 trillion on importation of vehicles last year. A break down of the figure showed that N550 billion was spent on importation of cars, buses and trucks.
Oghiadomhe, Oduah, Orubebe and 2015: Is the change of engine oil enough?
When former President Olusegun Obasanjo introduced the office of Chief of Staff into the Nigerian presidency in 1999, very few people here knew the significance of the office that was first introduced by President John F. Kennedy into the United States government in 1961.