20th Edition of Anambra Scorecard: The Hot Questions and Cool Answers with Arc Okonkwo of ACTDA

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The 20th Edition of Anambra Scorecard on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 discussed “Transforming Awka into a Mega City: The Journey So far” with Arc Michael M. Okonkwo, the MD/CEO of ACTDA.


Blackout Days Await Nigerian Comsumers As Shiroro & Sapele power plants shut Down

Blackout days of poor electricity supply thickens as Nigeria's two major power stations, Shiroro and Sapele abruptly shut down  Tuesday bringing the nation's power supply down to less that 2000 Megawatts.

Saraki's Anti-graft Gate: Saraki used Kwara funds to repay personal loans--Witness

Nigerians Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki has been alleged to have diverted Kwara state funds to prosecute private responsibilities as governor of the state from 2003 -2011.
A Witness Mr. Michael Wetkas, submitted the account to the  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday to aide the Code of Conduct Tribunal trial on how the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, allegedly diverted Kwara State Government’s funds as the governor of the state.

Top Monarchs In Yorubaland Instrumental To My Return To APC – Osoba

A former Governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba, disclosed that the duo of the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo and the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, played a major role in his return to the All Progressives Congress.


Former Coach of the National Team, Ayodele Bakare has been appointed as the team coach for the Stallions team. This comes on the heels of the resignation of the former coach Johnson Ayinla who has been highly praised by the Stallions organization for his contribution to the team.
Bakare, a graduate of Western Michigan University and University of Ife, coached the National Team to be the first and only African team to qualify for the Olympics and also served as head coach on several teams within the National Team Program.

How SMEs can access debt, equity financing seamlessly, by Stanbic IBTC Bank

Capital is the single most important factor necessary for the sustainable growth of small and medium scale enterprises, head, SME Banking, Stanbic IBTC Bank, Mr. Obinna Ukachukwu, has said. He gave this clarification at the 2016 Global Possibilities Summit of Inspired Woman of Worth (iWOW) network which held in Lagos, recently.


List of 44 Popular Countries That Are Visa Free To Nigeria

This is to inform deserving Nigerians about countries of the world that are Visa Free to Nigeria, where their Green card will be respected and accorded necessary respected expected from travelers.
the 66 countries of the world are listed below:…

Nigerian military announces surrender of more Boko Haram terrorists

Apart from the recent arrest of Khalid al-Barnawi, the leader of Ansaru terrorist group in Lokoja, Kogi State, the Nigerian military has confirmed that more terrorists have been arrested while other Boko Haram members have also surrendered to the security agencies.
The Director Defence information, Brigadier Rabe Abubakar who confirmed this development to PRNigeria, disclosed that: “With ongoing aggressive military operations in the North-East, some Boko Haram terrorists have surrendered to the Nigerian troops just as some top commanders were arrested while fleeing from the theater of war.

Read How Obiano's Wife Transformed Dead widow's Family Fortune In Oyi

Wife of the Governor of Anambra State, Chief (Mrs.) Ebelechukwu Obiano on March 30, 2016 fulfilled her promise to a late widow, Late Mrs. Chidili Igboamalu with the Commissioning and handover of a 2-bedroom bungalow at Isioye Village Umunya, Oyi Local Government Area, Anambra State.

Assailants kill two sons of Calabar cleric

Two sons of the presiding pastor of the Independent Baptist Church in Calabar, Rev. Nicholas Wayih, have been killed by gunmen.

The two sons identified as Archibong and Ekpenyong were said to have had a prolonged struggle with the armed men before they were gunned down.

FG loses 100kg of gold daily – Fayemi

About 100 kilogrammes of gold leaves the country every day without any record, Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said.

Fayemi said this in a lecture delivered on Friday at the National Defence College, Abuja, according to a statement issued on Sunday by the Special Assistant to the Minister on Media, Mr. Olayinka Oyebode

Rivers police link pastor’s death to herdsmen

THE Rivers State Police Command has attributed the death of a cleric, Pastor Geoffrey Ogagaghene, and six other persons to Thursday’s raid of Ohali-Elu town in Ogba/Egbema by a group of armed men suspected to be herdsmen.

The command disagreed with reports that 16 persons were killed during the raid by the herdsmen, saying that seven persons died during the attack.

Police Jobs: NPF records 15,000 applications in three days

Over 15,000 candidates have so far applied for enlistment into the Nigeria Police Force, it was learnt on Sunday.

Our correspondent gathered that the two portals being used for the recruitment were witnessing record traffic as thousands of unemployed youths applied for recruitment into the police as constables, cadet inspectors and cadet assistant superintendent of police, respectively.

Ekitigate: Army fires Momoh, ex-spokesman, others

The Nigerian Army Council has retired two senior officers, Brig.-Gen. Aliyu Momoh, who was indicted in the conduct of the 2015 elections in Ekiti State; the former spokesman of the Nigerian Army, Brig.-Gen. Olajide Laleye, and other officers.

It was learnt on Sunday that the retirement of the senior officers was in connection with the recommendations of the panel set up by the Army authorities to look into allegations of professional misconduct against military personnel in the conduct of the June 14, 2014 governorship poll in Ekiti State and the 2015 general elections.

Displaced persons resort to food theft

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps in Borno State has said that Internally Displaced Persons are now stealing foods in houses in the state capital.
The Commandant of the NSCDC, Mr. Ibrahim Abdullahi, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Maiduguri on Sunday.
Abdullahi said the command had so far recorded 10 complaints of food theft by residents of Jidari Polo area in the state capital.

Fuel scarcity likely to end in May –Marketers

Contrary to the pledge by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, that lingering fuel scarcity in the country would end on or before Thursday, April 7, marketers and depot owners said on Sunday that consumers might have to endure inadequate supply of the product till May.
The minister had initially given May as the most likely date for the fuel scarcity to abate but was forced to recant and say the situation should normalise latest by Thursday following criticisms from different segments of the country.

Ogun Former Governor Olusegun Osoba dumps SDP, Again defects to APC

Eighteen months after defecting from the All Progressives Congress to the Social Democratic Party, a former Governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba,  has  on Sunday announced that he had returned to the APC.
Speaking with journalists after a closed-door reconciliation meeting with APC leaders in his Bourdillon home in Ikoyi, Osoba said his conflict with the leadership of the ruling party was over.


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