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Biafra Independence Movement leader Uwazuruike says anyone calling for Anambra poll boycott is anti-Igbo

BIAFRA Independence Movement (Bim) leader Chief Ralph Uwazuruike has responded to recent calls for the boycotting of the Anambra State gubernatorial election on November 18 described anyone backing such demands as anti-Igbo.

 

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Asaba sex worker arrested after stabbing client to death as row over payment turns sour

MEN of the Delta State Police Command have arrested a commercial sex worker in Asaba for stabbing a client to death during an argument believed to be over the payment of the agreed fee between the two.

 

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Governor Akeredolu attacked by Ondo women's groups for only naming two female commissioners

WOMEN'S groups have severely criticised Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State after he sent his list of cabinet nominees to the state house of assembly and only two of the 18 commissioners on his list were female.

 

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Former AFN president Solomon Ogba made chief scutineer of London IAAF championships

FORMER president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Evangelist Solomon Ogba has been appointed as the chief scrutineer for the 51st International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF) championship that just kicked off in London.

 

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Governor Ambode pledges to make Lagos State the third largest economy in Africa

GOVERNOR Akinwunmi Ambode has pledged that his administration is committed to making Lagos State the third largest economy in Africa as its ongoing economic diversification programme continues unabated.

 

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Foreign airlines still have $175m trapped in Nigeria due to foreign exchange scarcity according to IATA

AVIATION regulators have expressed concern that as much as $175m generated from ticket sales by foreign airlines is still trapped in Nigeria and they are unable to repatriate these funds due to prevailing fiscal problems.

 

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Osinbajo warns that many of those chanting marginalisation just want political appointments

ACTING president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has taken a swipe at many pseudo-activists complaining about ethnic marginalisation saying they are just opportunists seeking political appointments.

 

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Foreign investors pass vote of confidence in Dangote Industries purchasing 410m of its shares on NSE

DANGOTE Industries has enjoyed a massive influx of foreign capital over the last few days with investors purchasing 410m of its shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) valued at N86.1bn ($250m) at a cost of N210 per share.

 

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Former Abia governor Orji Kalu assures Igbos they have nothing to fear after meeting Arewa youths

FORMER Abia State governor Dr Orji Uzor Kalu has reassured Igbos living in northern Nigeria that they have nothing to worry about come the October 1 deadline given to them by Arewa youth groups after he held talks with several of them.

 

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Osinbajo commissions Africa's largest rice mill in Kebbi State as part of diversification plan

ACTING president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has commissioned Africa's largest rice plant opening the N10bn ($29m) Wacot Rice Mill in Kebbi State which has an unprecedented capacity to produce 120,000 tonnes of paddy rice a year.

 

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