Umahi congratulates new FUTO Vice-Chancellor

GOVERNOR of Ebonyi State and Chairman South East Governors 'Forum, David Umahi has congratulated Professor Nnenna Oti on her emergence as the...

Why price of cement is high — Dangote

THE management of Dangote Cement Plc. has said that that the price of a bag of cement from its factories and plants...

JAMB commences registration for 2021 UTME, Direct Entry exams

JOINT Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the commencement of registration of candidates for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and...

Slash political office holders’ pay – SERAP tells RMAFC

SOCIO-ECONOMIC Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called for a slash in the pay of political office holders such as the president,...

Nnabuife’s Books Presentation C’ttee begins media tour

AS PART of the effort to get the general public  the forthcoming unveiling of Sir Chuka Nnabuife's three new literary works, Homeland...

Ebubeagu to the rescue

THOUGH belated, I must thank the political leadership of the south-east, for deeming it necessary to float Ebubeagu; the region's security outfit.

Awka Scrabble Club seeks National Light’s support for championship

... Inter-state tourney holds Saturday NATIONAL Light Newspapers has been named the official sponsor of the maiden edition of...

Gunmen shoot monarch in Ekiti

TRADITIONAL ruler of Ewu Ekiti in Ilejemeje Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Oba Adetutu Ajayi, has been shot by hoodlums.

Slash political office holders’ pay – SERAP tells RMAFC

SOCIO-ECONOMIC Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called for a slash in the pay of political office holders such as the president,...

Insecurity: S’East responds with Ebubeagu

THE South East states have resolved to form their security outfit called “EbubeAgu” for adequate provision of security across the region.

Anambra Health Commissioner extols UNIZIK researchers for innovation

ANAMBRA State Commissioner for Health, Vincent Okpala,  has extolled the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) team of researchers on Social Innovation In Health...

SEC to hold first 2021 CMC meeting

SECURITIES and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced that the first Capital Market Committee (CMC) meeting in 2021 will be held from Thursday,...

NDLEA nabs Chadian supplier of drugs to Boko Haram

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has arrested Adama Uomar Issa, identified as a Chadian, for allegedly trafficking in illicit drugs.

Easter: Group urges Christians to pray for Nigeria

A GROUP identified as Better Nigeria Project has urged Christians across the country to use the Easter celebration to pray for the...

Anambra HOS, others take COVID-19 vaccination

ANAMBRA State Head of Service (HOS), Harry Udu has been hailed for taking the COVID-19 vaccination alongside some other senior staff members...

How opposition is canonising Obiano

IF THE All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), which won all 21 local government areas in Anambra State in the November 17, 2017,...

NEMA, SEMA carry out assessment on rainstorm menace at Aguleri

NATIONAL Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) have jointly carried out physical assessment of recent windstorm menace in...

Idemili South marks silver jubilee

... Insists on “think home philosophy” IT WAS pomp and pageantry as Umu Idemili South Local Government Area celebrated...

Anti-graft war: EFCC commends NSCDC’s collaboration

ECONOMIC and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commended the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), for its continued partnership in the...

Insecurity: Anam PG tasks Nigerians on patriotism

... Urges govts to compensate family of killed colleague PRESIDENT General (PG) of Oroma-Etiti Anam Town Union in Anambra...

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