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Anyaoku warns against tribal politics ahead of 2015

Ahead of 2015 general elections, ace diplomat and former Commonwealth Secretary-General, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, yesterday warned politicians against sectionalising the Presidency, lamenting that such action did portend grave consequences for the country which is battling criminality and violence on many sides. Anyaoku also cautioned politicians against politicising the current security challenges facing the nation saying…

Niger-Delta

Bayelsa community ravage over Oil spills

Oil spills from facilities of the Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC), has polluted and destroyed ponds, farmlands and river in Kalaba community in Okordia clan located in Yenagoa local government of Bayelsa State. The oil spills occurred on five different occasions in the community. Whereas two of the spills which occurred at the firm’s pipeline…

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Court summons Russian 8 sailors against illegal importation of arms

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, issued criminal summons against eight Russians charged with unlawful importation of arms to Nigeria. The accused: Chichkanov Vasily, Varlygin Igor, Komilov Alexander, Mishin Pavel, Korotchenko Andrey, Vorobev Mikhail, Stepan Oleksiuk and their vessel, “MV Myre Seadiver” are standing trial on a four-count charge bordering on the alleged…

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Unemployment rate in Anambra state hits 95%

The unemployment rate in Anambra state, one of the highest in the country has now reached an all-time high of about 95%. This was disclosed at Amawbia, Awka yesterday at a media chat by one of the front liner in the state’s 2014 governorship race, Dr Ifeatu Ekelem. The United States of America-trained medical expert/specialist…