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Monthly Archives: January 2020

Amotekun And National Security Challenges

By Nwabueze Akabogu The official take-off of the regional security outfit named “operation Amotekun” which was recently launched by the South West Governors came like a bombshell to the nation as the historic event was kept top secret by the organizers until the day of the actual launch which took the entire nation by storm. The security vehicles all fitted ...

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Start From Somewhere

By Amarachi Okpunobi When the year 2019 was about to end, I bet you began making some adjustments to what your choices and decisions would be. Decisions like, ‘2020, I am going to be productive, progressive and persistent. Choices like, I will delete this person or the other from the list of my friends. Every second will count for me. ...

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NAPPTON Presents Mobility Aids to Physically Challenged

. . . Honours Stakeholders By Chioma Ndife As part of activities lined up to commemorate the year 2019 Pharmacy Technicians Day, the National Association of Pharmaceutical Technologists and Pharmacy Technicians of Nigeria (NAPPTON) has presented sophisticated guiding canes to three blind persons. The beneficiaries are Sister Mary Ursular Ekwe; Sister Mary Camillus Nwokocha, both of Immaculate Heart Parish, Uga ...

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Kobe Bryant Dies In A Helicopter Crash

. . . 13-year-old daughter Gianna also reportedly among victims Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, Sunday morning, Yahoo Sports confirmed. His daughter, Gianna, was also on board as was another player and parent en route to a travel basketball game, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported. Orange Coast college baseball coach John Altobelli also died in the ...

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Burning of School, a National Tragedy – Obi

By Jude Atupulazi The Vice Presidential Candidate of the PDP, Mr. Peter Obi, has described the recent burning of the hostel of Patterson Grammar School, Awada, Onitsha, owned and managed by the Anglican Diocese on the Niger, as a national calamity. Obi said this during his visit to the school soon after the fire incident that gutted one of their ...

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I Want to Touch Lives – Blind UNIZIK Student

By Alexander Adejoh and Precious Ukeje Messiah Edet, a blind student of Sociology Department, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, says his aim in life is to touch lives notwithstanding his perceived disabilities. Mr Edet made this known last Thursday at Uzondu Microfinance Bank, Arthur Eze Avenue, Awka in a chat with Fides. Fides gathered that despite his disabilities, Edet ...

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NACC Anambra, Show Cases Skills, Talents

By Alexander Adejoh As part of their tradition of celebrating the New Year, the National Association of Catholic Corps Members (NACC) Anambra Chapter, Awka South LGA, Anambra State, last Sunday held their New Year talent show and get together. The event which took place at the Secretariat of the National Association of Catholic Corps Members, Nodu Village, Okpuno, Awka South ...

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Another Corps Member Gone

By Alexander Adejoh The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Delta State and Nigeria at large, were in great shock, Thursday, January 16, at the news of the death of one Mr Wisdom Ovie Iroro, a PDP chieftain of the state. Mr Ovie who was a father of two was reportedly killed by suspected assassins at his residence in the university ...

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EFCC Arrest of 89 Suspected Fraudsters: Nigerians React

By Precious Ukeje The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, says it has arrested 89 suspected internet fraudsters in an Ibadan Night Club. The nation’s leading anti-graft agency disclosed this in a series of tweets in their official Twitter handle, @officialEFCC. Consequently, some Nigerians have reacted to the information. According to the agency’s report, the EFCC Ibadan zonal office, at ...

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