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Kalu condoles Shettima over step-mother’s death

Kalu condoles Shettima over step-mother’s death

Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has condoled Vice President Kashim Shettima on the passing of his step-mother, Hajiya Hauwa Abba Kormi on Thursday at the age of 69. Kalu in his condolence message to the Vice President said the death was a huge loss to the family and the country in general especially at this time her motherly advice was greatly needed. The Deputy Speaker however encouraged Vice President Shettima to be comforted by Hajiya Hauwa Abba Kormi's impactful life, stressing that Allah's Will cannot be questioned by any mortal. Praying God to give the…
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PISE-P to Partner Google, Amazon, Others for S’East Devt                                                                                   •as tech group mulls summit for youth

PISE-P to Partner Google, Amazon, Others for S’East Devt •as tech group mulls summit for youth

PISE-P to Partner Google, Amazon, Others for S'East Devt •as tech group mulls summit for youth A Non-governmental Organisation, Peace in South East Project (PISE-P) has disclosed that in collaboration with Neuo mobile communication and technology limited, it will partner with google, amazon, microsoft for the development of the south east region and the nation as a whole. PISE-P is an initiative of the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu, which canvasses a non-kinetic approach towards resolving the security challenges in the south East region. Playing host to a delegation from the tech group…
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I’ll Not Rest Till Ikwuano Gets Her Rights… Rep Aguocha                                                                               …Set To Relocate FMC To Ikwuano…Declares 200 Annual Educational Scholarship Palliative For Constituents, Monthly Stipends for widows, others

I’ll Not Rest Till Ikwuano Gets Her Rights… Rep Aguocha …Set To Relocate FMC To Ikwuano…Declares 200 Annual Educational Scholarship Palliative For Constituents, Monthly Stipends for widows, others

I'll Not Rest Till Ikwuano Gets Her Rights… Rep Aguocha…Set To Relocate FMC To Ikwuano…Declares 200 Annual Educational Scholarship Palliative For Constituents The member representing Ikwuano, Umuahia North, and South Federal Constituency of Abia State, Rt. Hon. Obi Aguocha has vowed to stop at nothing in his efforts to ensure that through efficient representation, attract, execute viable and monumental projects in Ikwuano Local Government Area of Abia State as a part of his constituency obligations. The Legislator who has been at the forefront in the struggle to accelerate the Council's development from an age long marginalisation insisted that Ikwuano as…
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2024 IDE: UNICEF Urges Government to Tighten Security, Improve Quality of Learning in Schools

2024 IDE: UNICEF Urges Government to Tighten Security, Improve Quality of Learning in Schools

2024 IDE: UNICEF Urges the Government to Tighten Security and Improve the Quality of Learning in Schools The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has urged governments at all levels to tighten up the security of schools as well as improve access to quality learning for children. According to UNICEF safe school data for September 2023, a total of 723 schools have been closed down, and over 40.000 children have been forced out of schools in the north and southeast of Nigeria due to insecurity, depriving these children of the right to a quality education. At a multi-zone press…
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Court Anuls Provisions of Broadcasting Code Empowering NBC to Impose Fines on Broadcasters

Court Anuls Provisions of Broadcasting Code Empowering NBC to Impose Fines on Broadcasters

Court Anuls Provisions of Broadcasting Code Empowering NBC to Impose Fines on Broadcasters Lagos, Wednesday, January 17, 2024: A Federal High Court in Abuja today declared null and void the provisions of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code authorizing the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to impose fines on broadcast stations for alleged breaches of the Code as it ruled that administrative and regulatory bodies could not exercise judicial powers. Delivering judgment in a suit instituted by Media Rights Agenda (MRA) against the NBC following the Commission’s imposition of fines of N5 million each on a television station and three pay TV platforms…
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Jubilations in Ikwuano, As Mayor Nwaka Flags Rehabilitation Of Link Roads

Jubilations in Ikwuano, As Mayor Nwaka Flags Rehabilitation Of Link Roads

Jubilations in Ikwuano, As Mayor Nwaka Flags Rehabilitation Of Link Roads The ongoing road infrastructure upgrade has elicited a joyful feeling among the people of Ikwuano Local Government Area of Abia State. In a resounding echo of the glory days of local government administration in Nigeria, Ikwuano Local Government Area (LGA) is experiencing a revival as the flag-off ceremony for the grading and cleanup of previously neglected link roads takes place. The ceremony, which was held at Aro Ajatakiri on Saturday, January 6, 2024, marked the inauguration of the first phase of a comprehensive road infrastructure upgrade initiative. Mayor of…
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Lagos CP, Adegoke calls for Media/Police Collaboration                                               *As he Hosts NAOSNP

Lagos CP, Adegoke calls for Media/Police Collaboration *As he Hosts NAOSNP

Lagos CP, Adegoke calls for Media/Police Collaboration*As he Hosts NAOSNP The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Fayoade Mustapha Adegoke, has reiterated the need to sustain the relationship between the Nigerian Police Force and the media, saying it is the only way to ensure peace and security in the land, especially Lagos State.  CP Adegoke made the remarks when he hosted a media parley with the members of the National Association of Online Security News Publishers (NAOSNP), led by its president, Samson Oki, in the Command's conference hall at the police headquarters, Ikeja on Wednesday.  Adegoke, who was posted…
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IGP Assures Nigerians of swift clamp down on criminal elements                  *NPF arrests 67 suspects

IGP Assures Nigerians of swift clamp down on criminal elements *NPF arrests 67 suspects

IGP Assures Nigerians of swift clamp down on criminal elements*NPF arrests 67 suspects In furtherance to the sustained efforts of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D, NPM, to curb crimes and criminality across the country, the Nigeria Police Force Intelligence Department Tactical Team- DFI-IRT and DFI-STS have successfully arrested 67 suspects for various crimes ranging from kidnapping, gunrunning, one-chance, armed robbery, banditry across the country, National Association of Online Security News Publishers, NAOSNP can report. Similarly the Police has recovered 5,454 rounds of live ammunitions of different calibre, 300 live cartridges, 50 empty shells of ammunition, 68…
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Deputy Speaker, Kalu solicits support for President Tinubu, Gov. Otti                     *Says Tinubu happy Ndi Igbo embraced PISE

Deputy Speaker, Kalu solicits support for President Tinubu, Gov. Otti *Says Tinubu happy Ndi Igbo embraced PISE

Deputy Speaker, Kalu solicits support for President Tinubu, Gov. Otti *Says Tinubu happy Ndi Igbo embraced PISE Deputy Speaker of the House of House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has said that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is happy to see Ndi Igbo gather together for the noble cause of stamping out insecurity and resolving other sociological challenges through the Peace In South East Project (PISE-P). It will be recalled that PISE-P, a brainchild of the deputy speaker was recently launched in Bende Local Government Area of Abia State. Speaking during an interactive session with the members of Bende…
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GENERAL DUTY/SPECIALISTS POLICE CONSTABLES: NPF Reiterates No Cost to Applicants

GENERAL DUTY/SPECIALISTS POLICE CONSTABLES: NPF Reiterates No Cost to Applicants

GENERAL DUTY/SPECIALISTS POLICE CONSTABLES: NPF Reiterates No Cost to Applicants The Nigeria Police Force has announced that the nationwide physical, credentials screening of recruitment of general duty/specialists police constables will commence on january 8, 2024.  Below is a statement as issued by the NPF: The Nigeria Police Force, on behalf of the recruitment board, is pleased to announce the commencement of the physical/credentials screening for applicants into the rank of Police Constables in the General Duty and Specialist Cadres of the Nigeria Police Force. The Physical and Credential Screening Exercise will hold nationwide from 8th to 29th January 2024, where…
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