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Friday Sep 12 | In-depth Africa

Schools can resume Sept 22, Health Minister insists

The Minister of Health, Prof Onyebuchi Chukwu, has said that his ministry and other international professionals in the treatment and further spread of Ebola Virus Disease have nothing against the September 22 resumption date for schools in the country. The Minister said: "What we have now are surveillance cases.

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Friday Sep 12 | In-depth Africa

Auditions for Amstel Malta Showtime Lagos set to hold on Sept 14th & 15th

Showtime Season 3, which kicked off in Enugu on the 29th of August, is set to commence this weekend, in Lagos. The groundbreaking concert drama tagged "The Rush" directed by celebrated art director, Ice Nweke, will feature 5 talents selected via auditions, which will hold at the Unilag Arts Theatre on the 14th and 15th September.

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Friday Sep 12 | BroadwayWorld.com

Ruth Anthony-Obi Releases the Girl that Ran

Giving readers a look into how society can build or break an individual based on clashing beliefs and ideologies, the new novel by author Ruth Anthony-Obi, "The Girl that Ran" , shows how seemingly different people can come together through similar experiences. Dalu and Simdi are, at first glance, complete opposites.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

In-depth Africa

Merrybet "Predict & Win" promo produces more millionaires

Mr.Igbinevbo Charles, an IT personnel from Ondo State won the N2,000,000 jackpot for week 7, Mr.AkinyemiMakinde, an IT consultant based in Lagos State won the N1,000,000 jackpot for week 8 and Mr IkechukwuMbachu, an Engineer from Enugu State won the N1,000,000 jackpot for week 9. Continue /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; ... (more)

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Vanguard

NUPENG president gets honorary D.Sc degree

President of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, Mr. Igwe Achese, has been conferred with a Doctor of Science, Honoris Causa, in Human Resources Management and leadership by the European-American University, Commonwealth of Dominica. The honorary doctorate degree was bestowed on him by the university council for his outstanding contributions and performance as an industrial relations practitioner, a motivator, a human resource expert who believes in capacity building and infrastructural development.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Northern Elders Seek Trial of Ihejirika, Sheriff

Abuja/Enugu/Bauchi/Maiduguri - CALLS for the investigation and prosecution of the former Chief of Army Staff , Lt.-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika , and former Governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff, over their alleged complicity in the Boko Haram insurgency are growing stronger, with the Northern Elders Forum now joining the fray.

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In-depth Africa

Enugu Speaker's governorship campaign posters flood Nsukka

Nsukka residents woke up on Monday morning to discover that the 2015 governorship poster of Hon. Eugene Odo, Speaker, Enugu State House of Assembly, have taken over all the strategic locations in the University of Nigeria town.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

In-depth Africa

Jonathan's subsidy sobs

When our amiable President Goodluck Jonathan mounts the podium to tackle some knotty Nigerian situations; particularly such 'inspired' moments when he speaks off the cuff, you are bound to recoil in your seat and expect the worst. Depending on whom you are and where you lean, you either laugh, cry or simply punch the air in frustration.

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Umuahia parley and deft moves for Senate leadership

FOR the unsuspecting, the recent meeting in Umuahia, the Abia State capital by some members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from the South-East geo-political zone had the illusory motive of championing the cause of the Igbos. Specifically, it called attention to two recent developments which include the promotions in the Nigeria Police Force and the distribution of polling booths which put the South-East at a huge disadvantage.

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In-depth Africa

Minister Tasks PRODA Board Members On Projects Realisation

Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Abdu Bulama has called on the Chairman and Members of the Governing Board of the Project Development Institute, PRODA, Enugu, to take the developmental projects of the institute as personal projects by contributing positively towards their realisation. Speaking when he received Members of the Governing Board of PRODA, led by its Chairman, Engr.

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In-depth Africa

FG Tackles Gully Erosion In S/East

In effort to curb gully erosion in the South-Eastern part of the country, the federal government has launched the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project, NEWMAP. The NEWMAP is expected to be implemented in seven states of Enugu, Ebonyi, Anambra, Imo, Abia, Cross River, and Edo.

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Why Tan Is Organizing National Rallies

In culture and tourism, he is the most supportive President in the Movie industry who provided a support fund of N3 billion for Nollywood. Before the rebating that made the Nigerian economy .

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Nigeria tests exam takers for Ebola

Authorities of the West African Examinations Council on Saturday subjected candidates sitting the ongoing 'November/December' West African Senior School Certificate Examination to Ebola Virus Disease screening. The Head of National Office of WAEC, Mr. Charles Eguridu, who led a team of officials around some examination centres in Lagos, said the essence of the test was to ensure the safety of candidates and their invigilators.

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Tribute to Raymond Okafor Nwanya, 'Prof and dean'

AND so death came to Professor Raymond Nnadume Chidubem Okafor-Nwanya on July 31, 2014. Born on February 28, 1940, he attended primary education at Sacred Heart School, Calabar from January 1950, to December 1956.

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Nigerian Soccer Star, Emenike, In Battles With Enugu Government Over Plots Of Land

As I write this report, Emenike is currently on the field of play in Calabar and the Super Eagles are trailing 3-1 behind the Congolese national team; anyways, that's not our business. The Nigerian soccer star - Emmanuel Emenike is currently locked in a battle of wits with Enugu State Government over 13 plots of land worth over N30 million naira.

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In-depth Africa

Meet the Top 5 talents featured in the Enugu edition of Amstel Malta Showtime "The Rush"

The all new and redefined Amstel Malta Showtime 3, which kicked off its first edition on Friday the 29th of August at the Golden Royale Hall, Enugu with stunning display of arts and theatrics, was surely a great experience for the five young talents who made it through the auditions phase to feature alongside Sound Sultan, Phyno, Gordons, Ice Nweke and other entertainers. Continue According to the judges, the 5 talents exhibited remarkable confidence, unique style and dexterity amidst the numerous brilliant talents that showed up for the auditions.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Vanguard

Ihedioha canvasses support for FG's transformation agenda

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, on Friday advised Nigerians to remain solidly behind the Federal Government in its Transformation Agenda. Ihedioha spoke while distributing 500KVA transformers to 11 communities in the Ahiazu Mbaise, Aboh Mbaise, Ezinihitte Mbaise, Ngor Okpala and Owerri Municipal areas in Owerri.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

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Cargo facility for Enugu Airport

WHEN President Goodluck Jonathan pledged to elevate the Dr. Akanu Ibiam Airport, Enugu and the Dr. Sam Mbakwe Airport, Owerri international cargo airports, the people of the South East Zone were overjoyed. The reason for this was obvious.

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My redeployment intended to humiliate me -Ex-Enugu Dep Gov

THE impeached Deputy Governor of Enugu State, Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi, reacted to his redeployment to the State Civil Service by Governor Sullivan Chime, saying it was intended to either insult or humiliate him. He confirmed that a letter of redeployment was delivered to his residence on Tuesday posting him to the office of the Secretary to State Government, SSG, as Deputy Director and directing him to handover to the new Deputy Governor on or before Monday, September 8, 2014.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

In-depth Africa

Ebola: Schools May Resume Middle Of September

The Federal Government has said following the advice medical experts on the Ebola Virus Disease, the resumption of schools may be brought forward to the middle of this month.

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