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Friday Sep 12 | In-depth Africa
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.
Friday Sep 12 | In-depth Africa
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Fri Sep 12, 2014 11:10 pm
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