Enugu, Nigeria Newswire (Page 6)

Enugu, Nigeria Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Enugu, Nigeria. (Page 6)

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  1. Okorocha tackles DG Von over commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Vanguard

    The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has pleaded with the leadership of the All Progressive Congress, APC, to call to order the Director General of Voice of Nigeria, VON, Mr Osita Okechukwu over comment capable of running down his government. Okorocha made this appeal Yesterday in Owerri through a release made available to newsmen by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Sam Onwuemedor.

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  2. Nigeria: Court Sacks Two Opposiition Party's Federal LawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    An Abuja Federal High Court on Monday sacked two members of the House of Representatives from Enugu State for alleged wrongful emergence as flagbearers of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2015 general elections. The affected lawmakers are Stella Ngwu from Igbo-Etiti and Uzo-Uwani Federal Constituency, and Dennis Agbo from Igbo-Eze North and Udenu Federal Constituency.

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  3. Rangers' players demand payment of outstanding sign-on fees paidRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Vanguard

    As Rangers International FC of Enugu players are being honoured on Tuesday, for winning the 2015/2016 Nigeria Professional Football League some of them have demanded for the payment of their outstanding sign-on fees. The Flying Antelopes defeated El-kanemi Warriors 4-0 on Oct. 2, to win the competition and end their 32-year wait for silverware.

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  4. Tension in S-East as MASSOB vows to stop Ofala, new yam festivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Vanguard

    By Anayo Okoli & Francis Igata ENUGU- The Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, yesterday,warned traditional rulers in the south-east geopolitical zone to henceforth, jettison the idea of ofala celebrations and new yam festivals following their inability to demand the release of detained Radio Biafra Director, Nnamdi Kanu and other pro-Biafran agitators who have been detained since October 10, last year. MASSOB also revealed that it will call for a revolution in all Igbo communities if by December, Nnamdi Kanu was not released, adding that Ndigbo will not celebrate Christmas with Kanu still in detention.

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  5. NPFL Champions: Ugwuanyi to host Rangers Int'l FC on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Vanguard

    Enugu State Government will host Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Rangers International FC of Enugu on Tuesday, the state's Commissioner for Information, Godwin Udeuhele, has said. The Flying Antelopes defeated El-kanemi Warriors 4-0 on Oct. 2, to win the 2015/2016 NPFL and end their 32-year wait for silverware.

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  6. NiMet predicts cloudy, rainy, hazy weather for TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Vanguard

    The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted partly cloudy weather conditions over the central states of the country on Tuesday morning. It stated that thunderstorms were expected over Abuja, Lafia, Bida, Kaduna, Lokoja and Jos in the afternoon and evening hours with maximum temperatures of 31 to 34 degrees celsius.

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  7. A modest proposal to fix our roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | Vanguard

    "It's the worst possible time for us..,,How are we going to get ourselves out of this recession? We must make sure that we diversify our economy. There are too many of us to keep relying on oil.."

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  8. Customs arrests 22 suspects, impounds N1.9bn itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | Vanguard

    By Udeme Clement The Nigeria Customs Service , Federal Operations Unit , Zone C, Owerri, intercepted 231 contraband items with the Duty Paid Value of N1.9billion in the third quarter of 2016, it was learnt, yesterday. This is in contrast to 379 seizures with a DPV of N2.2billion impounded the same period in 2015.The FOU also arrested 22 suspects in connection with the seizures carried out along Benin, Asaba-Agbor-Onitsha express way, Calabar, Enugu, Owerri and Port-Harcourt axis within the South-south and South-east zones, while 16 cases are pending in court.

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  9. Enugu Govt seeks refund for federal roads it rehabilitatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Vanguard

    The Enugu State Government has further appealed to the Federal Government to reimburse it the amount spent on rehabilitation of federal roads in the state totaling over N22.8 billion, saying that it would enable the state to speed up the ongoing projects in the state. The appeal came even as the State Executive Council yesterday approved the award of contract for the rehabilitation of more sections of the Federal Government road along 9th Mile - Egede Junction -Umuoka -Okpatu-Army Checkpoint and additional works at Holy Catholic Church, Ochima Town to Opi Junction.

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  10. Gotv lands in Enugu with Daddy Showkey, others for its 'Customer Fair'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Vanguard

    The celebration of GOtv's fifth anniversary continues today with the Customer Fair at Enugu, after having started with the entertainment fanfare in Port-Harcourt last Saturday. Thousands of customers, who attended the event, were thrilled beyond their expectation as top music acts, comedians and dancers took turns to entertain the audience.

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  11. Injured forward Egwim, recovering fast, says Rangers spokesmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Vanguard

    Media Director of Rangers FC of Enugu, Foster Chime says that injured forward Ifeanyi Egwim is recovering fast in hospital. Egwim suffered a broken leg in the Nigeria Professional Football League 2015/2016 season deciding encounter between Rangers and El-Kanemi Warriors FC at 88 minute of play.

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  12. Chibok Girls: Enugu residents express joy over release of 21 girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Vanguard

    Some residents of Enugu on Thursday expressed joy over the release of some Chibok school girls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno in April 2014. Speaking in Enugu, the residents commended the move by the Federal Government that led to their release and called for immediate psycho-social support for the girls.

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  13. Baby sells for N20K in eastern NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Vanguard

    As 16-year-old Maria strained under the anguish of labor in eastern Nigeria, a midwife repeatedly slapped her across the face - but the real ordeal began minutes after the birth of her baby. "The nurse took my baby away to be washed.

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  14. Nigeria: Investigation - Baby Traffickers Thriving in Nigeria As Recession BitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Enugu/London - A s 16-year-old Maria strained under the anguish of labour in southeastern Nigeria, a midwife repeatedly slapped her across the face - but the real ordeal began minutes after birth. "The nurse took my child away to be washed.

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  15. Champions Rangers begin trophy tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | Vanguard

    Nigeria premier league champions Enugu Rangers will begin a trophy tour today around the city of Enugu, officials have said. Rangers ended a 32-year wait for a major trophy when they topped the past Nigeria league season.

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  16. Nigeria: Baby Traffickers Thriving As Recession BitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    As 16-year-old Maria strained under the anguish of labour in southeastern Nigeria, a midwife repeatedly slapped her across the face - but the real ordeal began minutes after birth. "The nurse took my child away to be washed.

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  17. Baby traffickers thriving in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    As 16-year-old Maria strained under the anguish of labour in southeastern Nigeria, a midwife repeatedly slapped her across the face - but the real ordeal began minutes after birth. "The nurse took my child away to be washed.

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  18. Recession: Prices of bread, other related commodities to go up by 15% -AMBCONRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | Vanguard

    AS Nigerians continue to grapple with the crushing effects of the economic recession in the country, the Association of Master Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria, AMBCON, has said that the prices of bread, biscuits and other related commodities would be increased by 15 percent with effect from October 17. The association, in a communique after a meeting of the South-South and South-East geo-political zones held in Asaba, Delta State, blamed the development on the high cost of production.

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  19. Detained judges released after CJN's visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | Vanguard

    By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor In a dramatic move, the Department of State Services, DSS, has admitted on bail, the judges it arrested and detained on Friday night, ending the sudden and inexplicable agony of the learned men. A top source close to the operation, confirmed to Vanguard last night that the judges were granted bail on self-recognition on Sunday night but asked them to report back yesterday, a condition which the embattled men gladly accepted.

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  20. Notorious gang kills Nigeriana footballer in South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | Vanguard

    By Emma Nnadozie, Crime Editor THE bright hopes of a Nigerian amateur footballer to excel in far-away South Africa have been dashed in a dusk attack at his home in Cape Town, South Africa. The footballer, Emeka Kenneth Okafor, 35, was killed in his home by a three-man gang allegedly hired by his South African neighbour, Sunday.

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