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  1. Obituary: Former Guardian and Oxford Mail reporter Walter Schwarz reported from around the globeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | This is Oxfordshire

    When a 13-year-old pupil at Manchester grammar school, Walter Schwarz wrote in an essay that he wanted "a life of travel, excitement, freedom: in short a journalist". In 31 years on the Guardian he was the paper's correspondent successively in Nigeria, Israel, India, France and Germany before writing for it on religion.

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  2. Obituary: Former Guardian and Oxford Mail reporter Walter Schwarz reported from around the globeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Oxford Times

    When a 13-year-old pupil at Manchester grammar school, Walter Schwarz wrote in an essay that he wanted "a life of travel, excitement, freedom: in short a journalist". In 31 years on the Guardian he was the paper's correspondent successively in Nigeria, Israel, India, France and Germany before writing for it on religion.

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  3. Nigeria:Chinese Loans Will Help Correct Nigeria's Infrastructure Deficit - Presidential AideRead the original story

    Wednesday | AllAfrica.com

    Nigeria needs the loan from China to correct infrastructure deficit, achieve economic recovery as well as its growth plan within the shortest time frame. Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu, the special assistant to the president on justice reform sector and National Coordinator, Open Government Partnership, said this when she reacted to criticisms that loan from China would mortgage the future of the country.

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  4. Egede, Enugu community strategises for Economic developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Vanguard

    EGEDE, an agrarian community in Udi local government area of Enugu state has moved to open windows of economic prosperity, that will see the town growing from a sleepy community to one with commercial and economic viability. Last week, the community which is among the Ugwnye/Odo Ozor clan of Udi north, organised 'Egede Economic Summit', an inaugural event where the community's resource persons outlined strategies on how to expand the economic base of the community to create wealth for its indigenes and settlers alike."

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  5. China loans will help correct infrastructure deficits - presidential aideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Vanguard

    Nigeria needs the loan from China to correct infrastructure deficit, achieve economic recovery as well as its growth plan within the shortest time frame. Mrs Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu, the Special Assistant to the President on Justice Reform Sector/National Coordinator, Open Government Partnership, said this when she reacted to criticisms that loan from China would mortgage the future of the country.

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  6. Operation Python Dance 3: Army denounces extortion of motorists in S-EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Vanguard

    By Emeka Mamah & Chinedu Adonu E NUGU -AS motorists grumble over alleged extortion at military checkpoints mounted by personnel of Operation Python Dance 3, the 82 Division of the Nigerian Army has said the rules of engagement made available to troops in internal security duty do not allow such malfeasance. However, commercial bus and truck drivers have alleged that soldiers at military checkpoints across the SouthEeast zone, usually employ the services of young civilians to collect money, ranging from N200 to N300 on their behalf before being allowed to pass through such roadblocks.

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  7. Operation Python Dance 3: Military denounce extortion of motorists in SoutheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Vanguard

    Enugu- As motorists grumble over alleged extortion at military checkpoints under Operation Python Dance 3, the 82 Division of the Nigerian Army has said that the Rules of Engagement made available to troops in internal security duty did not make room for such malfeasance. However, commercial bus and truck drivers had complained that soldiers at military checkpoints across the southeast zone, usually employed the services of young civilians at checkpoints to collect money ranging from N200 to N300 on their behalf before being allowed to pass through such roadblocks.

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  8. Nigeria has players that can beat any team worldwide - EzenoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Vanguard

    G.O.C Ezeno says Nigeria has abundance of talents with capacity to beat any team across the world if the sports authorities could select players place on merit above other considerations. Nigeria's players take part in a training session at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad on June 15, 2018 during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament.

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  9. GOtv Boxing NextGen Search produces 20 boxersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Vanguard

    The 4th GOtv Boxing NextGen Search ended in Abeokuta on Saturday on a good note as no fewer than 20 talented young boxers were discovered from the 150 participants. The programme, which began on Thursday, attracted boxers from Enugu, Abia, Ogun, Oyo and Lagos states as well as Abuja.

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  10. 300 Corps members withdraw relocation from AnambraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Vanguard

    The National Youths Service Corps says no fewer than 300 Corps members have withdrawn their applications for relocation to serve outside Anambra. Mr Kehinde Aremu, Coordinator of NYSC in the state said this during the cultural carnival held for 2018 Batch B Stream Two Corps members at the Umunya Temporary Orientation Camp, Oyi Council Area on Sunday.

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  11. Moghalu for presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Vanguard

    At the Government College Umuahia, he was Captain of the Library. It was as cushy a job as captaincies go, but it was also the mark of achievement in a place where these appointments were considered preps for holding future leadership positions.

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  12. IPOB Sit-at-Home records compliance in Onitsha, NnewiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Vanguard

    By Chimaobi Nwaiwu Nnewi - The Sit-at-Home directive by the Indigenous People of Biafara, IPOB, witnessed total compliance in Onitsha and Nnewi as Schools, markets, banks transport companies, governments offices, artisans shops and other business activities including street shops and markets remains under locks and keys. There was no vehicular and human movements as early as 6.30 am, but the Nigeria Police and Nigerian Nave Hilux and other trucks were seen with officers and me patrolling, the streets of Onitsha.

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  13. Sit-At-Home order: Activities in swing in EnuguRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Vanguard

    BOTH commercial and secular activities are in full swing in Enugu state as residents failed to comply with the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, sit-at-home order, today. Petty traders and hawkers also took their strategic positions on the the streets to sell their ware while newspaper vending stalls were crowded with young men who made arguments over the the compliance with the IPOB directive.

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  14. Shops locked down, roads deserted as S/east complies with IPOB's sit at home orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Vanguard

    In what can be said to be a total compliance to the sit at home order issued by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, to honor and remember Biafran fallen heroes, who were allegedly killed in the struggle for the actualization of Biafra, was on Friday witnessed by newsmen who submitted after a hypothetical survey was carried that about 70 percent compliance was recorded in the south-east zone of the country, especially Anambra and Abia. In Anambra, human and vehicular movements are sparingly on the average on major roads in Awka the Capital Territory, while Onitsha the commercial beehive of the South East, witnessed a total locked down as major markets like Main Market and Nkpo market were deserted with no human presence.

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  15. Sit-at Home: IPOB alleges betrayal by Ohanaeze Ndigbo, South-East GovernorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Vanguard

    By Chioma Gabriel The Indigenous People of Biafra Thursday flayed the South East governors, Ohanaeze Ndigbo and the Biafra Coalition for hosting and entertaining Prof. Ango Abdullahi in Owerri recently, saying their attempt to use coordinated scare tactics through media statements to intimidate the people of Biafra into disobeying IPOB sit-at-home is a well known trick that will fail woefully.

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  16. Army invades Nnamdi Kanu's community again for the 3rd timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Vanguard

    Some members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, making brisk appearance along some streets in Onitsha, Anambra State, yesterday, in what it called Show of Force in its determination to carry out its Sit-at-Home directive against Operation Python Dance 3. The court, in a ruling that was delivered by Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, dismissed a five-paragraphed affidavit the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, filed for the Defendants/Applicants to be allowed to remain in prison custody.

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  17. 12 Igbo groups support IPOB's sit at home orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Vanguard

    Enugu- Twelve Igbo groups have endorsed the September 14, 2018, sit- at- home order in the old eastern region by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. The meeting which held at the residence of Chief Maria Okwor, who was also the Convener, was attended by traditional rulers, traders' associations, youth groups and students organizations among others.

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  18. Ugwuanyi set to solve issues around Enugu Airport expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | Vanguard

    By Emeka Mamah Enugu-Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State will constitute a stakeholders' committee to look into and resolve all issues around the expansion of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. The committee members, according to the governor, will be drawn from Federal Ministry of Aviation, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, and Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority, which will be joined by those from the state Ministries of Land, Commerce & Industry, and the ENPOWER Free Trade Zone Management.

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  19. House of Reps aspirant decries PHCN installations vandalism in ImoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | Vanguard

    Mr. Kingsley Uju, a House of Representatives aspirant of the All Progressives Congress in Imo, on Sunday decried the increasing rate of vandalism of PHCN equipment in most communities in the state. Uju, who is currently the Deputy Chief of Staff to Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo, is the sole House of Representatives aspirant of the APC for the Ohaji Egbema, Oguta and Oru West Federal Constituency.

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  20. 'Chemically-induced ripen fruits is injurious to your health'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | Vanguard

    Some medical practitioners and fruit sellers have condemned the use of chemicals to ripen fruits such as orange, mangoes, banana and plantain, warning that it is injurious to health. They made this known in separate interviews on a national survey conducted by newsmen on the health implications of artificially ripening of fruits.

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