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Shoemakers In Aba Market Now Manufacturing Military Boots

Shoemakers In Aba Market Now Manufacturing Military Boots

In this era when Nigeria is facing severe economic crunch as a result of the downturn in the price of oil at the international market, and there is every need to preserve foreign exchange through  curtailing frivolous importation of goods into the country, shoe manufacturers in Ariaria International Market, Aba appear to be in a…

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CAF Champions League: Enyimba Lose First Continental Game

CAF Champions League: Enyimba Lose First Continental Game

Champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League, Enyimba FC have lost the first leg of its CAF Champions League preliminary match against Vipers SC of Uganda. The game which was played on Friday afternoon, February 12 at the  Nakivubo War Memorial Stadium, Kampala (UGA) saw Enyimba going down 1-0 to their counterpart as Erisa Sekisambu  goal in…

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How APGA Stalwart Escaped Death After His Home Was Set Ablaze In Abia

How APGA Stalwart Escaped Death After His Home Was Set Ablaze In Abia

Suspected hoodlums have set ablaze the country home of a chieftain of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia State, Chigozie Ubani, at Obete Umuoha Village, Obingwa council area, Vanguard reports. The hoodlums, who were said to have struck at 5.30a.m on Sunday, February 7 threw inflammable substances through the back door which consumed two…

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Ikpeazu Begs Supporters To Be Magnanimous After Victory In S’Court

Ikpeazu Begs Supporters To Be Magnanimous After Victory In S’Court

Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has urged his supporters and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) not to victimize members of the opposition who did not support him, saying that they should be magnanimous in victory. According to him, the Supreme Court judgment marked the end of all electoral and legal disputes relating to his…

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Southeast States Top WAEC Ranking

Southeast States Top WAEC Ranking

The analysis of the performance of states in the 2015 West African Senior School Certificate Examination has emerged with the southeast states again topping the chart with their candidates obtaining the most credits in at least five subjects, including English Language and Mathematics. The Punch reports that the details of the May/June WAEC examination were…

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Supreme Court Upholds Ikpeazu’s Election

Supreme Court Upholds Ikpeazu’s Election

The Supreme Court has upheld Okezie Ikpeazu’s election as the governor of Abia state. The court gave the ruling validating the April 11 governorship election on Wednesday night, February 3, but did not provide reasons for its judgment. The court reversed the decision of the Court of Appeal, which had nullified Ikpeazu’s election on December…

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“Buhari Hasn’t Marginalized Igbos”

“Buhari Hasn’t Marginalized Igbos”

A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Abia state, Dr. Ephraim Iroakazi has come in defence of President Muhammadu Buhari on the allegation that he has marginalized Igbo people, saying that the president has so far given Ndigbo what was due to them. Iroakazi made this known while speaking with newsmen in Umuahia,…

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Mad Woman In Hot Demand In Aba Over Betting Numbers (Photos)

Mad Woman In Hot Demand In Aba Over Betting Numbers (Photos)

A mentally unstable woman is in hot demands in Aba, Abia state capital over her ability to roll out lucky numbers to gamblers. A source disclosed to LIB that people gathered around her believing she gives lucky numbers for betting games as a few have supposedly testified. So they take their bets to her for…

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“It’s God’s Blessings” – Police Recovers Stolen Car Worth N2M From Pastor

“It’s God’s Blessings” – Police Recovers Stolen Car Worth N2M From Pastor

A pastor, Titus Onwuchekwa who was arrested by the police for being in possession of a stolen car claimed he thought God had brought him a blessing. The Punch reports that he 32 year old pastor who came from Umuahia, Abia state was paraded alongside Felix Osas who sold the vehicle to the pastor and…

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Biafra Protest: Abia State Beef Up Security In Aba

Biafra Protest: Abia State Beef Up Security In Aba

The Abia state police command has beefed up security in Aba to curb any attempt of breach of peace following reports of a planned protest by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB). According to The Nation, IPOB and MASSOB planned protests is to…

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