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Ebonyi robbery: A fulfilment of a devious warning

Ebonyi robbery: A fulfilment of a devious warning

Robbery: A fulfilment of a devious warning   For many residents of Ebonyi State, the attack on a bullion van by some daredevil armed robbers which left four and a welder dead, was not surprising,…

COVID-19: When healing is far

COVID-19: When healing is far

S emawon is sick in her village somewhere in a border town between Nigeria and the Republic of Benin. The nearest hospital to her is in Badagry, a town about 30 kilometres away. Travelling down…

Commuters laud brewery over lighting of the Niger Bridge

Commuters laud brewery over lighting of the Niger Bridge

C ommuters moving in and out of the South-Eastern part of Nigeria have had more than just the freedom to travel again to cheer about, as Life Lager’s lighting of the Niger Bridge has brought…

A brewing war over rape, torture, killing

A brewing war over rape, torture, killing

The killing of two youths in Ezzagu, Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State by men of the state police command over alleged kidnap, gangrape and torture of some traders in the community, is causing…

Battling criminals through effective policing

Battling criminals through effective policing

The country is currently experiencing a surge in criminal activities. From Boko Haram in the North- East to banditry and cattle rustling in the North-West, through armed robbery, kidnapping and vandalism in the Southern parts…

Saving Abakaliki from further building collapse

Saving Abakaliki from further building collapse

  To prevent buildings in Abakaliki city from further collapse, stringent measures have been taken by the state government, UCHENNA INYA reports     It is exactly a year ago, that a 16-year-old popular hotel…

When Lagos stood still for Oniru

When Lagos stood still for Oniru

…as Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat, others congratulate monarch at 50 Last Friday, the Oniru of Iru Kingdom, Oba ‘Gbolahan Lawal marked his first birthday on the throne with glitz and glamour. MURITALA AYINLA reports    …

Church, member in endless land dispute

Church, member in endless land dispute

When on February 21, 1971, Pa Alfred Okorie Esobe, a native of Achi, Umuhu Ezechi in Bende Local Government Area of Abia State, fresh from the depredation of the Nigeria civil war, used the little…

Coping with high food prices in Enugu markets

The prices of some food items have continued to soar in Enugu major markets midway to rainy season.   A market survey conducted by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in some major markets in…

Saving Lagosians from fears  of 3rd Mainland Bridge closure

Saving Lagosians from fears of 3rd Mainland Bridge closure

Some Lagos residents are becoming apprehensive over planned pertial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge. The Lagos State government, in this regard has allayed fears, assuring residents that measures have been put in place to…