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Anambra Does Not Owe Salaries, Pensions & Gratuities

The attention of the Government of Anambra State has been drawn to a report by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) which listed Anambra as one of the states owing arrears of salaries, pensions and gratuities. The inclusion of Anambra State on that list is incorrect, misleading. For the avoidance of doubt, Anambra State is not owing workers’ salaries, pensions ... Read More »

Irma Weakens But Causes Record Flooding As It Moves North

About 6.5 million homes in Florida, two-thirds of the total, are without power after Hurricane Irma cut a deadly path through the state, officials say. Relief operations are under way and engineers are working to restore power, but many areas remain stranded. The islands of the Florida Keys and western parts of the US state bore the brunt of the ... Read More »

INEC Commences Nationwide Voter Registration April 27

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will commence a nationwide continuous voter registration on April 27 across the 774 local government areas of the federation. The commission disclosed this in a statement signed by Mrs Amina Zakari, INEC National Commissioner, after a meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECS) and Administrative Secretaries from the 36 states and ... Read More »

Former Nigerian Super Eagle Coach Stephen Keshi Is Dead

Nigerian football icon Stephen Okechukwu Keshi died suddenly in the early hours of Wednesday in Benin City, Edo state, according to Sahara Reporters quoting  TheCable. The former international football player and coach had lost his wife of 33 years, Kate, last year after a prolonged battle with cancer. Keshi   (pic credit : goal.com) TheCable confirmed his death from a ... Read More »

Breaking News!!!!! Greatest Boxer Of All Time Muhammad Ali Dies Aged 74

  Muhammad Ali has died aged 74 after a 32-year battle with Parkinson’s disease. The legendary boxer – widely regarded as the best of all time – died with his family at his side on Friday evening, a day after he was rushed to hospital with difficulty breathing.  Greatest boxer Ali then and recently ‘After a 32-year battle with Parkinson’s ... Read More »

Nigeria’s growing Fulani conflict stokes Biafran cause

  The Fulani herdsmen attacked at 6:00 am, just after morning prayers in Nimbo, an idyllic village in southeast Nigeria where farmers grow yams and pawpaws.   At first the villagers thought it was a joke. The nomadic cattle rearers, who have clashed with farmers over grazing rights in central Nigeria for decades, had never come this far south. But ... Read More »

5 Nigerians Jailed over £2.4m housing fraud in London

  Five Nigerians, including Trudy Ali- Balogun, a housing officer, have been sentenced to various jail terms in London, United Kingdom, for alleged bribery. Trudy Ali-Balogun, 55, took bribes of £2,000 to wave through bogus applications which included fake birth certificates passports and wage slips and spent the money on foreign holidays, Inner London crown court heard. Ali-Balogun altered records ... Read More »

Anambra State Liaison Office To Train Indigenes In Abuja

Anambra state liaison office in Abuja will from next month commence training of the state’s indigenes within the federal capital territory. The over 2 months training titled impact is part the liaison’s office project, is in line with Gov. Willie Obiano    government of developing and empowering the indigenes of the state. State Gov. Chief  Willie Obiano with state Liaison Officer, ... Read More »

Breaking NEWS!!!Police Arrests Suspected Wife Killer ‘Lekan Shonde

Police in Lagos state has arrested suspected wife killer Lekan Shonde following a tip-off. Suspect on parade ( pic source: newsbreak.ng) The suspect was alleged to have beaten his wife Ronke Bewaji Shonde to death following a spousal row. He reportedly left her lifeless body with their two children, locked the room and bolted away. Shonde was arrested on Monday afternoon ... Read More »

Revealed: Why We attacked Nimbo, Enugu- Fulani Leader

The deadly attack which claimed the lives of almost 20 people and left scores injured was seemingly unprovoked as there had been no apparent trigger. Now according to the leader of the Fulani community in the South East geo-political zone of the country and also the deputy leader of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, South East chapter, Alhaji Ardo ... Read More »