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UNN graduates 246 first class at 50th graduation ceremony Ben Ezechime Enugu The Vice Chancellor, University of Nigera, Nsukka, Prof Charles Igwe says that 246 graduands will be graduating with First Class Honours degrees at the 50th graduation ceremony holding on Friday and March 24 and Saturday 25. The convocation covers 2019-2020 academic session. The Vice Chancellor said this on Wednesday at the pre-convocation press briefing held at the main auditorium of the Enugu campus of the university. He said that a total of 14,308 Bachellor’s degrees of the University of Nigera would be awarded at the convocation. “I am…

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ENSHDC insists closure of Enugu liberty estate center best for residents Ben Ezechime, Enugu The Management of Enugu State Housing Development Corporation (ENSHDC), has said the recent closure of the Recreation Center in Liberty Estate 1, Enugu was for the interest of the occupants. Mr Chuks Agu, the Managing Director of ENSHDC said this on Wednesday in Enugu, adding that it was the responsibility of the corporation to make the estate conducive for the residents He said that the property was developed by the and being managed by the corporation for the purpose of giving services to the residents in…

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How I ‘ll govern Abia: Alex Otti’s acceptance speech By Stephen Ukandu The governorship candidate of the Labour Party in Abia State, Dr Alex Otti, vowed to lay a solid foundation for the emergence of a new and vibrant Abia State. Otti who made the promise in his acceptance speech after his emergence on Wednesday, also promised to transform Abia into a referral state in the South East. This is as he has dedicated his victory to God and “millions of Abians who have been victims of bad governance”. Below is a full text of his acceptance speech: “My…

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BREAKING! Otti of Labour Party wins Abia guber poll By Stephen Ukandu Umuahia Governorship candidate of the Labour Party, Dr Alex Otti, has been declared winner of the March 18 governorship election in Abia State. After days of political logjam and anxiety, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Wednesday, declared candidate of the winner of the March 18 governorship poll in Abia State. He polled a total of 175, 467 votes to defeat his closest rival, Chief Okey Ahiwe of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party who scored 88,529 votes. The son of former Deputy Governor and candidate of the Young…

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BREAKING: Alex Otti about to be declared Abia gov-elect By Stephen Ukandu, Umuahia Ikengaonline can authoritatively report that the governorship candidate of the Labour Party in Abia State, Dr Alex Otti, is about to be declared the winner of the March 18 governorship poll. This is following the conclusion of collation of results this evening as the controversial Obingwa result has finally been declared. Collation Officer, Chimaroke Onyebuchi who declared the result said Obingwa had a total of 157,390 registered voters. He gave the number of accredited voters as 27,664. According to him, the total number of valid votes was…

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Ebonyi2023: PDP, APGA candidates reject results, head to court Ike Nnachi, Abakaliki The first and second runners up in the just- concluded Ebonyi State governorship election have reacted to the declaration of Mr Francis Nwifuru as winner and Governor-elect. The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) had on Monday declared Nwifurụ, candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) winner of the election. The PDP candidate, Ifeanyi Odii came second while the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate, Bernard Odoh came third. The duo in separate statements appealed for calm from their supporters promising to do all within the law to get the…

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Heavy security in Abia as INEC resumes collation of guber election results By Stephen Ukandu, Umuahia There is heavy deployment of security operatives around the roads leading to the state headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Ogurube Layout Umuahia as the stage is  set for the resumption of the collation of governorship election results which was on Monday suspended by INEC. Heavily armed security operatives have taken over strategic locations in the state capital apparently to maintain law and order when the final winner of the March 18 governorship poll is eventually announced. The suspension  followed allegations…

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CP praises Anambra residents for display during Assembly election Lawrence Nwimo, Awka Commissioner of Police, CP Aderemi Adeoye, has extolled citizens in Anambra State for their conducts and dispositions during the 2023 general elections. Recall that CP Adeoye was deployed to Anambra by the Inspector General of Police for the 2023 house of assembly election. Following the exercise, the CP was full of praise for the people of the state who he said conducted themselves peacefully during the polls. The CP who disclosed this through the Command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, said the people’s conducts were akin…

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Bayo Onanuga joins the league of genocide enablers in Nigeria By Rudolf Okonkwo For now, forget about MC Oluomo. He is just a leader of the foot soldiers. The Spokesperson of the Bola Tinubu Presidential Campaign Council, Bayo Onanuga, has taken his rightful place as one of the intellectuals who are midwifing Nigeria’s impending genocide. And on this list are people like Texas-based cardiologist Dr. Adeniran Abraham Ariyo. Eight years ago, Dr. Ariyo called for a xenophobic attack against the Igbo in Nigeria, the way South Africans were attacking foreigners in their country. When called out,…

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Abia guber poll: AA candidate congratulates Otti, urges INEC to declare him winner By Stephen Ukandu, Umuahia Despite the logjam in the collation of the Abia State governorship election results, one of the candidates, Onyekwere Akym Uche (OAU) of the Action Alliance, has congratulated the candidate of the Labour Party, Dr Alex Otti who is so far leading in 16 out of 17 Local Government Area results so far declared. Otti polled a total of 171,747 votes in 16 LGAs, while his closest rival, Chief Okey Ahiwe of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, scored 79,477 votes. INEC has suspended…

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