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Police service commission promotes 37 to CPs
The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of 30 Deputy Commissioners of Police to the rank of Commissioners of Police after their success in the recently concluded interview exercise organized by the Commission. The officers are: Pius U. Imue, Valentine U. Ntochukwu, Felix Goodluck Ogundeji, Frederick Taiwo Lakanu, Hilda.....
Oyakhilome’s wife, Anita, files for divorce
The wife of the founder, Believers’ LoveWorld Incorporated, popularly known as Christ Embassy, Anita Oyakhilome, has reportedly filed for dissolution of the marriage between her and her pastor husband, Chris Oyakhilome, on the grounds of “unreasonable behaviour” and “adultery.” According to an online newspaper, The Cable, the divorce case, with.....
Battle of godfather, godson looming
The relationship between Governor Willie Obiano and his predecessor in office, Peter Obi, is no longer as cordial as it used to be. NWANOSIKE ONU traces the genesis of the crisis. The words making the rounds in Awka, the Anambra State capital, is that the relationship between the immediate past.....
Boko Haram: Police run to military for help
Following an attack on one of the country’s foremost police training institutions, the Police Academy, Gwoza, Borno State by Boko Haram on Wednesday, the Nigeria Police has reached out to the military to protect its facilities in the North. SUNDAY PUNCH learnt that the military would deploy soldiers to guard.....
1.3m voters’ cards stolen in Delta, 8 arrested
 POLICE in Delta State have arrested eight suspected political thugs for allegedly invading three Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, registration units in the state and snatching 1,301, 000 permanent voters’ cards, PVCs, in the last 48 hours.  Vanguard gathered that 503 voters’ cards were snatched at two registration units.....
Impeachment: Chime operated poultry as I did, says Enugu dep gov
— Embattled Enugu State Deputy Governor, Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi, continued with his evidence before the impeachment panel, yesterday, revealing that Governor Sullivan Chime also operated poultry and piggery farms at Government House. He told the panel that the government had since 2011 made annual budget for the maintenance of the.....
Jega condemns deployment of hooded security men for election
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC Prof Attahiru Jega yesterday faulted the use of hooded security men during the August 9 governorship election in Osun State. Beside, he spoke of how an attempt to rig the Ogun State governorship. Describing the trend as “worrisome, he said masked men.....
NBA conference in Owerri and the challenge of Ebola outbreak
CONCERNS are being raised over the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) annual general conference (AGC) scheduled to hold in Owerri from August 24 to 29, 2014 in view of the pandemic, Ebola Virus Decease (EVD) that has entered Nigeria.   This is a gathering of more than 10,000 lawyers from within.....
Umeh, Obi renew wars
The National Chair­man of the All Pro­gressives Grand Al­liance (APGA), Chief Victor Umeh, yesterday lam­basted the former Governor of Anambra State, Chief Pe­ter Obi, over his resignation from the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the party. Chief Umeh told journalists yesterday that the former gov­ernor instigated four members of APGA, who.....
You must run, South-east zone tells Jonathan
  Ahead of the 2015 general elec­tions, South East leaders yester­day converged on Awka, Anambra State capital at a mega rally, to prevail on President Goodluck Jon­athan to seek a re-elec­tion to complete some of the projects initiated by him. The mega rally held at Ekwueme Square, Awka, which was.....
IBB @ 73: ‘Why Boko Haram will not survive’
•On 2015: How contest for presidency will play out •Says he can still remarry By Wole Mosadomi Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, is 73 years old today. In this interview to mark the occasion, Babangida, fondly called IBB, speaks on some critical issues in the country,   including the continuous.....
2015: APC not making efforts to integrate Igbo – Uwazurike
Chief Anayo Goddy Uwazurike is a lawyer, President of Aka Ikenga (the Igbo socio-political tink tank) and a delegate to the National Conference in Abuja. In this interview, he reviews the conclusions reached at the Confab and the Igbo benefits therefrom. He says President Goodluck Jonathan needs to do more.....

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