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[Premium Times] On Sunday, January 10, Professor George Obiozor emerged as the new president-general of Ohaneze Ndigbo, the apex socio-cultural body of an estimated 40 million Igbos at home and in the diaspora. The change of guard was a sombre ceremony following an election held earlier that day at Dan Anyiam Stadium in Owerri. The day also marked the end of a pivotal era that started in January 3, 2017. The dramatis personae of that epoch was no other than the Ike Ukehe, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, a man whose vision and char
Posted: January 23, 2021, 9:24 am
[Premium Times] Osimhen is resuming training after recovering from COVID-19 and shoulder injury
Posted: January 23, 2021, 8:39 am
[Premium Times] The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) on Friday arraigned a former aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, Okoi Obono-Obla, and two others for fraud and certificate forgery.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 8:38 am
[Premium Times] The non-teaching staff of federal universities have resolved to embark on a nationwide strike on February 5, over the non-implementation of the agreement entered with the Federal Government, an official has said.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 8:37 am
[Premium Times] Naira lost both at the import and export window, and the parallel market.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 8:32 am
[Leadership] The chairman of the Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) Abike Dabiri-Erewa has said that the federal government is set to evacuate 600 Nigerians who have been stranded in Saudi Arabia for more than seven months.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 8:12 am
[Leadership] The 7-day ultimatum issued on criminal herdsmen on January 18, 2021 by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State to either vacate forest reserves in the state or face the full wrath of the law has culminated to acrimonious reactions from various groups, including the presidency. The quit directive to the criminal herders, according to the governor, was issued after reviewing cases relating to kidnappings and other crimes in the state.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 8:11 am
[This Day] The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has commenced the enrolment of diplomats in Nigeria.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 7:43 am
[Leadership] The Supreme Court, has for the second time, refused the request by Alhaji Ali Abacha, a brother to the late Head of State, Sani Abacha, to unfreeze accounts traced to him and relatives of the late Abacha in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Jersey, Liechtenstein and Luxembourg.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 7:31 am
[Leadership] Nonacademic staff of universities have concluded plans to embark on a nationwide strike on February 5, 2021.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 7:27 am

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