Economic and commercial activities in Awka, the capital town of Anambra, have slowed down due to the insufficient quantity of the newly-designed N1,000, N500 and N200 in circulation.
24 Dec 2022
Chinyere Stella Okunna, a professor of Mass Communication, is currently the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academics), Paul University, Awka, Anambra State. She has had a long and distinguished career in journalism education, particularly at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (1994-2021). For eight consecutive years (2006-2014), she served in Anambra State government during the administration of Governor Peter Obi,…
9 Dec 2022
The Federal High Court sitting in Awka, Anambra State, which was presided over by Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa, has adjourned hearing on a fundamental human rights suit instituted by an Onitsha-based human rights activist and lawyer, Dr. Jezie Ekejiuba, against Federal Government and four others, seeking disqualification of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party…
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In a move to assess the dilapidated state of the abandoned St. Finbarrs Road, the Committee on Works of the Lagos State House of Assembly, led by Hon. Desmond Elliot, has conducted an inspection to gain firsthand knowledge and assess the urgent intervention needed in the Akoka Community yesterday.
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The Executive Director, Centre for Gender Economics Initiative (GCE), Africa, Uchenna Idoko, has called for a gender-responsive budgeting approach that addresses the basic needs of female inmates and ensures their well-being and dignity in custodial facilities.
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The authorities have been called upon to allow the electorates use their mobile phones to vote for their preferred candidates on election day. Dr Edward Perekebina Agbai who spoke yesterday during the launch of the book entitled: "The 2023 Election in Nigeria, Actors, Intrigues and Winners" in Abuja called on the national Assembly to create…
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Ethiopian Airlines has explained why a restriction was placed on “Ghana must go” bags at airports.
Over 90 anti-graft CSOs urge EFCC, ICPC, others to probe viral audio alleging fraud in Delta's PDP appeal court victory
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A coalition of anti-corruption groups has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to investigate a viral audio where some politicians in Delta State were allegedly discussing how they secured tribunal judgements in favour of the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).…
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The UN's top court Friday ordered Venezuela not to take any action to upset the status quo with Guyana, two days before a potentially explosive referendum over a disputed oil-rich territory. Without expressly mentioning the vote planned for December 3, the International Court of Justice said Venezuela "shall refrain from taking any action which would…
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A Senior Advocate of Nigeria Chikaosolu Ojukwu has condemned the spraying of cash at a reception held to celebrate his swearing-in as a member of the Inner Bar. Ojukwu said in a statement that the act "embarrassed" him and was "unsolicited". He said it was done against his "earlier express verbal and written instructions against…
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The Nigerian Delegation to ECOWAS Parliamen presented its country’s report to the Second Ordinary Session of 2023 on Friday.
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Actress Uzo Aduba and her husband Robert Sweeting have announced the arrival of their baby girl, Adaiba Lee Nonyem. The couple shared the news on social media, expressing their joy and love for their new daughter. Aduba posted a photo of herself holding baby Adaiba on Instagram, writing, "We love you so much, Adaiba Lee…
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Scottish Playwright, John Byrne, known for his work on the BBC series Tutti Frutti and the Slab Boys theatre trilogy, dies at the age of 83, His wife, Jeanine, was by his side during his final moments. Born in Paisley and a graduate of the Glasgow School of Art, Byrne's creativity knew no bounds. His…