Monthly Archives: September 2018

Attack on Three Catholic Priests . . . Inside Story

Three Catholic priests were Monday, September 26, attacked by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Akachine, Nsukka LGA of Enugu State, around 6pm on their way from a condolence visit. The attack left one of them, Rev Fr. Jude Chetanna Chukwuneke (who was driving) with bullet wounds in the head; and another, Rev. Fr Jude Ezeokana, with injuries sustained after their car ...

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My Osun Rerun Observations, By US Consul General

United States Consul General in Lagos F. John Bray, who was in Osogbo to monitor the rerun election, has described the process as credible. He said he did not observe any malpractices or violations of the Electoral Act in Unit 17, Ward 5 where the rerun election took place. Bray was at the unit from morning when voting started till ...

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APC Governors Celebrate At Osun Govt House After Rerun Election

Celebrations have already begun at the Osun state government house as the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the just concluded gubernatorial election, Gboyega Oyetola, appears to have won the rerun election held yesterday in some parts of the state. Gboyega Oyetola, is leading in three out of the four local government areas where the rerun election held after the ...

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US, EU, UK Observers Allege Interference, Intimidation In Osun Election

The missions of the United State, the European Union, and the United Kingdom have faulted the supplementary election held in Osun State on Thursday. According to the missions, which observed the poll, incidents noted during the process are very are worrisome. The missions said this in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, on Thursday night. “We witnessed what appeared to be ...

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Major Earthquake Likely In Abuja, Kaduna, Ogun, Oyo, Bayelsa

The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) has identified communities in four states and Abuja as locations where major earthquake may likely occur in the country. The Director General of NASRDA, Prof. Seidu Mohammed, disclosed this on the sideline of the second Engr. Brig. Gen. M.O Agu (rtd) Annual Distinguished Lecture in Abuja on Thursday. Prof. Mohammed, who was ...

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Strike: We’re Obeying National Leadership’s Directive – Anambra NLC Boss

….Says Workers Deserve Better Treatment By Abuchi Onwumelu The chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Anambra State, Comrade Jerry Nnubia, has said that the chapter has fully mobilized its workforce to participate in the warning strike as directed by the Organized Labour, noting that Nigerian workers deserved better treatment. Nnubia who disclosed this in his Awka, while addressing newsmen ...

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ASUU Owerri Zone Denies Receiving FG’s N20bn Revitalisation Funds

….Threatens Strike Action By Abuchi Onwumelu The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said that the union may shut down all public universities in the country if the federal government fails to implement the components of the agreement it entered into with the union in 2017. The group said they had been patient with the federal government over the ...

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2018/2019 National Cradle- to-Career Scholarship Awards all-inclusive – SNEPC Boss

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Managing Director of Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPC), Mr Bayo Ojulari, has described the Cradle – to -Career scholarship award as an all-inclusive programme, noting that the programme provided opportunities and a strong foundation for brilliant pupils in public primary schools across Nigeria to attend reputable secondary schools in the country. Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation , ...

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