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Abia Police Nab Traffic Warden’s Killers

Abia State Police Command has paraded six suspected killers of a traffic warden in Aba, Emmanuel Nwankwo, on February 24 while on duty at Brass Junction. The suspects are Chisom Solomon, 17; Temple Ikpeazu , 21; and Justice Wisdom,19; alongside Sunday Nwabueze, 21; Jacob Orji, 17; and Uche Jumbo. Abia State commissioner of Police, Joshak Habila, who paraded the suspects, ...

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Economy Better With Jonathan – Metuh

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national publicity secretary, Olisa Metuh has assured Nigerians that the economic future of the nation would be securely guaranteed under President Goodluck Jonathan, based on his performance in wealth creation. The party also said strategies already mapped out by the Jonathan administration for continued economic and social growth in the country was enough to convince everyone ...

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IG Orders Extra Security For Elections

–Special Details Round INEC, Media Houses The Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has ordered increased security around key and vulnerable locations ahead of forthcoming general elections. A statement from the police headquarters directed that security be stepped up around camps holding displaced people, media houses, offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission, and Service Providers Installations.’ Other locations are banks, ...

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Petroleum Minister’s Nephew Abducted

Peace has been brought to a halt at Yenaka in Yenagoa local government area of Bayelsa State, the paternal hometown of Minister for Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, as the serene environment was yesterday violated by unknown gunmen who kidnapped her nephew, Mr. Joseph Agama. Vanguard learnt that the gunmen stormed the sleepy settlement at about 12:30 am and went ...

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Uduaghan Urges Nigerians To Keep Fit

-As Clergymen Tennis Championship Ends in Asaba The 1st Delta State Clergymen’s Tennis Championship in Asaba came to a close Wednesday night in Asaba with Rev. Fr. John Konyeke emerging as overall winner. In a keenly contested match, Rev Fr. Konyeke, who is the Parish Priest of Catholic Church of the Ascension, Asaba, defeated Rev. FR. Patrick Anyanwu, Parish Priest, ...

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NCP Candidate Says He’s President-In-Waiting

The Presidential Candidate of the NCP, Martin Onovo, says he is “the President in waiting if the 2015 presidential election is free, fair and credible.” Mr. Onovo made the assertion in Lagos on Thursday while speaking with a correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). “We are the oldest party in Nigeria and we are the party of the ...

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Jonathan Will Rebuild North-East – Mu’azu

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu, said on yesterday that President Goodluck Jonathan, will implement an already packaged marshal plan to rebuild the entire Northeast region if re-elected for a second term in office. Mu’azu, who stated this in a statement in Abuja, said the idea to restore life fully to the already devastated region, would ...

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DSS Parades Suspected Kidnappers

Operatives of the Department of State Security have arrested six men said to have been involved in the abduction of a former Transitional Committee Chairman of Esan North East Local Government Area of Edo State, Mr. Anselm Adima. Parading the suspects before the Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole on Wednesday, the State Director of the command, Mr. Bello Bakori, identified ...

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Police Fault Amaechi On Assassination Talk

Rivers State Police Commissioner, Mr. Dan Bature, has said Governor Chibuike Amaechi lied in his allegation that the withdrawal of the anti-terrorism unit, C4I, from the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, was an attempt to assassinate him. Bature, in a statement issued on Wednesday in Port Harcourt, described Amaechi’s allegations against the police as spurious and ...

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FEC Approves Confab Report

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday formally approved full implementation of the recommendations contained in the 2014 National Conference Report. The immediate past supervising Minister of Information, Chief Edem Duke disclosed this to newsmen after the FEC meeting. Chief Edem Duke who was joined by the Secretary to the government of the Federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim said the cabinet ...

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