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Gov Dickson Mourns Dora Akunyili, Says She's A Personal Loss To Bayelsa

The death of Professor Dora Akunyili has been described as not only shocking and painful, but a personal loss to the Government and people of Bayelsa State on account of her major contribution to the establishment of the Drug Mart in the State capital, Yenagoa.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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False alarm over Ebola at Lagos Airport

There was anxiety yesterday at the General Aviation Terminal , domestic wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos following a false alarm raised by a certain passenger identified to be an ex- boy friend against his estranged female ex- lover.

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Nigeria: Ebola Kills Doctor in Port Harcourt

Abuja, Lagos, Port Harcourt - At a time when most Nigerians are relieved that the country has only one confirmed case of the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease , a new death and 70 suspected cases were Thursday confirmed in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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MTN empowers Lagos budding entrepreneurs

After successful outings in Enugu and Port Harcourt, MTN, will, this weekend, provide a life-changing and career-transforming platform for budding entrepreneurs through its idea-sharing and business-empowerment platform.

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Government Is Spending Money On The Wrong People .Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has decried the fact government's social security programmes are put to wrong use due to lack of credible data of the main beneficiaries.

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"Removal of Enugu Deputy Governor followed constitutional provisions" - CLO

The Civil Liberties Organization, CLO, South-East zone, says former Deputy Governor of Enugu State, Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi may not return to his position through the courts.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

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Enugu NUJ Correspondents' Chapel elects new executive

Other members of the executive include- Raphael Ede of Blueprint Newspapers, for Assistant Secretary, Chibota Edozie of the National Light as treasurer while the position of Auditor went to Mr. Michael Agada of the News Agency of Nigeria, .

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Enugu Rescue Group rejects Deputy Governor's impeachment

The Enugu Rescue Group, ERG, on Tuesday expressed total condemnation to the impeachment of the Deputy Governor of Enugu State, Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi.

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Nigeria: Impeachment - Enugu Dep Gov Faces Removal As Panel Submits Report

The impeachment panel probing allegations of wrong-doings against Enugu State Deputy Governor, Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi, yesterday, submitted its report to the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Mr. Eugene Odo.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

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A shot in the arm

IN an economy where venture capital is perennially in short supply, and when available, is never really accessible to a sector regarded as critical in the nation's growth matrix, the N220 billion Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund, an initiative of the Central Bank of Nigeria , could not have come at a better time.

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2015: Why Jonathan should run with Sambo - Senator Braimoh

Senator Yisa Braimoh has been a recurring decimal in the nation's political arena since the ill-fated third republic.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

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The chicken and cow business in Enugu Government House

The Igbo have a rather pithy saying about fortuitous revelations. It is good, they say, that the wind blows now and then, or so that men too would know that the chicken has an anus.

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"FG, Northern Elders are playing soccer with lives of Nigerians" - Igbo Youth Movement

The Igbo Youth Movement, IYM, on Saturday, said insurgency has assumed a dangerous proportion in Nigeria.

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Nigerians defy rains to honour late Dora Akunyili in Enugu

Nigerians from different walks of life on Friday defied the downpour in Enugu to attend the wake-keep of former Minister of Information, the late Prof.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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Collapse APGA into PDP, says Ezeibe, PDP chieftain

By Tony Edike A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain in Anambra State, Chief Benedict Obiora Ezeibe has decried the conditional support which the national leadership of All Progressives Grand Alliance have decided to give President Goodluck Jonathan's 2015 presidential ambition.

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Nigeria confirms first secondary cases of Ebola; cases total 14

Two new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria and, in an alarming development, they are outside the group of caregivers who treated an airline passenger who arrived with Ebola and died, Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu said Friday.

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Woman arrested at Lagos Airport for trying to export cannabis

Ezeh Ifeoma Maureen, A 37-year-old mother of three who hails from Enugu state, has been arrested with substances suspected to be cannabis by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency .

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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Ojukwu takes over from Frank Mba as Force PRO

Formerly a Chief Superintendent of Police, Mba was decorated with a new rank as an ACP on July 19, 2014, by the former Inspector-General of Police , Mohammed Abubakar.

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No Boko Haram in the Southeast, says Army Chief

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Kenneth Minimah, has allayed the fear of Nigerians living in the Southeast part of the country over possible infiltration by members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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New OMO ambassadors storm neighbourhoods, reward consumers

The market storm features lots of activities with consumers winning various prizes including Plasma TV sets, Electric Blender, washing machines, iPad, Standing Fans and lots more.

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