Enugu, Nigeria Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Pastor accused of impregnating church memberRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Vanguard

    Enugu-A pastor in Enugu State has been arrested for allegedly impregnating a female member of his ministry and went a step further to force the girl to abort the pregnancy. Meanwhile, men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, have arrested a 14-year-old boy in Enugu for allegedly sleeping with a she-goat.

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  2. Police smash car-snatching syndicate in EnuguRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Vanguard

    Operatives of the Umunmba Division of the Nigeria Police Force, Enugu State Command, has smashed a notorious car snatching and vandalism syndicate for allegedly terrorising residents of the area in the early hours of October 7. The hoodlums were arrested, following a tip-off from members of the public while they were dismantling a 608 Mercedez Benz mini-van at Umunmba bush.

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  3. 591 Nigerians to fight Ebola in Liberia, Sierra LeoneRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | In-depth Africa

    No fewer than 591 Nigerian have registered to join the Ebola volunteers group for deployment in hard-hit Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. Prof.

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  4. CSR - Innoson Donates Multi Million Naira Building to UNNRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    THE role of education as catalyst for building a prosperous, crime-free and healthy economy cannot be over-emphasised. To Innoson Group of Companies boss, Dr. Innocent Chukwuma, education is the bedrock of economic growth and development.

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  5. 2015 presidency: Lack of interest by Igbos politicians worries OkorochaRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Vanguard

    Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo on Wednesday, expressed concern over the lack of interest among Igbo politicians in aspiring for the position of President of Nigeria come 2015. Okorocha said this when he received the Enugu Zonal Director and Management team of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria , Enugu zone at the Government House, Owerri.

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  6. Ex-Rangers stars plan big for USA conventionRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Vanguard

    Disclosing this during the week, Ike OfojeI, who is the Director of Soccer and head Men's Soccer Coach at the University of South Carolina , Aiken , said the convention would feature the biggest ever gathering of former stars like Christian Chukwu, Emma Okala, Dr. Patrick Ekeji and other great players, who passed through the ranks of the Flying Antelopes. "This is a historic event.

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  7. Eagles gather for SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Umukino

    Nigeria's quest for a place at Morocco 2015 Africa Cup of Nations will continue this weekend as the gladiators have started arriving for the encounter against Sudan. Warri Wolves centre back Azubuike Egwuekwe was the first to arrive the Bolton White Hotel camp of the Super Eagles as preparations hit top gear to ensure Nigeria does well against the Sudanese in Omdurman.

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  8. NUPENG seeks establishment of pipeline protection agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Vanguard

    Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has called for the establishment of a Pipeline Protection Agency, PPA, to monitor and secure the nation's pipelines from vandals, who have been inflicting economic damage on the nation. President of NUPENG, Comrade Achese Igwe, who spoke at the union's National Education Seminar in Enugu, said the body should be provided with new technologies and sophisticated weaponry to guard the pipeline.

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  9. 2015: Enugu PDP says no rift in party over consensus guber candidateRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Vanguard

    Peoples Democratic Party in Enugu State has dismissed rumours of a rift in the party over the endorsement of Rep. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi as its consensus candidate for 2015 gubernatorial elections. The party said this on Tuesday in a statement signed by its Publicity Secretary, Dr Okey Eze, adding that the process that led to Ugwuanyi's emergence was democratic.

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  10. FG assures on 4,000MW through Coal fired power plantRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Vanguard

    In a bid to shore up electricity supply nationwide, the Federal Government has reiterated its resolve to complement power generation using Coal fired power plants. Speaking with our Correspondent yesterday in Enugu, the Acting Managing Director, Nigeria Coal Corporation, Mr. Ibe Evaristus said, "there is no doubt about Government's sincerity to use Coal to generate electricity.

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  11. Man stabs mother to deathRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | Vanguard

    The incident took place while the woman was sleeping in the early hours of last Thursday at Ubiekpo Abor in Udi local government area of Enugu State. Enugu State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, however, in a statement issued yesterday, alluded to the fact that the man might be mentally deranged and that he had since been arrested.

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  12. Chief Kokori's selective memoryRead the original story

    Friday Oct 3 | Vanguard

    By Fred A. Eno It has never been my intention to dwell on my imprisonment as the basis for entitlements and favors from the state, public or private institutions. Neither do I consider it necessary to flaunt my personal sacrifice for the common good as a badge to denigrate the contribution of others, no matter how small, during a reign of evil.

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  13. In life, in death; two Rangers legends remain inseparableRead the original story

    Friday Oct 3 | Vanguard

    Ex-Rangers footballers suffered the highest harvest of tragedy in recent times with the death of their two old members, Ernest Ufele and Luke Okpala who died within two weeks interval in hospitals abroad and Nigeria respectively While Ernest Ufele died in India , in the second week of September 2014, Luke Okpala a.k.a Jazz Bukana died on Sunday , September 21st 2014, at 5.46pm at a private Hospital in Enugu, almost at the dot of time in the premier league match between his former club Rangers International and hard fighting Warri Wolves in Enugu which Rangers won by a lone goal. The two ex-players were the closest as far as the history of the club, and even football matters were concerned.

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  14. Nigeria: Maritime Analysis Transport Sector, 54 Years AfterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | AllAfrica.com

    John Iwori takes a critical look at progress and setbacks in Nigeria's transport industry in the last 54 years Transport is a key component of the socio-political development of any nation. It is one of the barometers of measuring how developed a society is.

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  15. Nigeria: 2015 Elections Can Set a New Benchmark in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | AllAfrica.com

    In February 2015, Nigeria will be holding elections to choose both national and state-level leaders for executive and legislative arms of government. Though the polls are still five months away, Nigerians have cogent reasons for several election-related concerns.

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  16. Echoes of BiafraRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | Vanguard

    IN my last article captioned Zik, Ojukwu and Ndi-Igbo' published Monday, 25th August 2014 by The Guardian , I averred that Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe's speech at the Consultative Assembly in Enugu opposing Lt Colonel Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu's intentions to pull the Eastern Region out of Nigeria in 1967 earned him the ire of the latter. In order to gag and prevent Azikiwe from doing anything further to openly or covertly frustrate his desires or organize effective opposition to his resolve to pull the Eastern Region out of Nigeria, Ojukwu took the pre-emptive action of tactically placing Azikiwe under house arrest without letting the general public and even most government insiders know he had done so.

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  17. Okorocha, Chime ask Nigerians to resist selfish politiciansRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Vanguard

    By Chidi Nkwopara & Francis Igata GOVERNOR Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, yesterday, called on Nigerians to resist attempts by unscrupulous politicians promoting religious and primodial sentiments to divide the country for personal aggrandisement as Nigeria marks her 54th Independence anniversary today. Similarly, Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu implored Nigerians to use the independence anniversary to embrace a new spirit of patriotism, sacrifice and commitment towards strengthening the unity and socio-economic and political well being of the country.

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  18. NFF election: Green, Kwande, Ajayi winRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Vanguard

    In the other cadre of the election, chairman of the technical committee of the immediate past board Barr. Christopher Green polled 26 votes to defeat his rival Oswald Atueke from Cross River State.

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  19. Ohaneze Ndigbo vows to seek for president after JonathanRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Vanguard

    By Vincent Ujumadu Awka- THE much- publicized Igbo Day organized by Ohaneze Ndigbo Worldwide took place in Awka, Anambra State yesterday, with politicians, including all the governors, ministers, state and national assembly members from Igbo -speaking states conspicuously absent at the ceremony. The secretary to the Anambra State government, Mr. Oseloka Obaze was the only top government official present at the ceremony, though there were some traditional rulers from Anambra, Imo, Abia, Enugu and Ebonyi states, as well as some women groups and Igbos in Diaspora.

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  20. First Bank to fund Kaztec's $1.3bn Addax contractRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | Vanguard

    First Bank Plc has expressed willingness to support the funding of a $1.3billion fabrication contract by Kaztec Engineering, a subsidiary of the Chrome Group, awarded by Addax Petroleum. rom left: Group Head Energy, First Bank Plc, Mr. Olalekan Adelekan; Chief Finance Officer, Chrome Group, Mr. Nixon Alanza; Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, First Bank, Mr. Olabisi Onasanya; and Project Manager Kaztec Engineering Ltd, a subsidiary of Chrome Group, Mr. Kingsley Nnodu, when the First Bank team visited Chrome's Fabrication Yard at the Snake Island, in Lagos.

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