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European Union says IPOB not a terrorist organization

Anietie Udobit,Abuja   The European Union (EU) has condemned and rejected the unilateral classification of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist organisation by the Nigerian Armed Forces. The Defence Headquarters of the Nigeria Army had earlier declared IPOB a terrorist organisation, claiming that its members had become violent and

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Emeka Offor

Coalition Tackles Sowore, Sahara Reporters over Emeka Offor

By JAMES EZEMA  An amalgamation of coalition of civil society organisations has urged the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, to first finish his many defamation legal battles in courts before opening a new legal war front with Nigerian oil magnate, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist, Sir Emeka Offor. The groups, under the Joint

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Cholera Outbreak: 48 Persons Die in Borno State

Agency reports     A humanitarian medical organisation, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said about 48 persons have died of cholera since the outbreak of the disease last month in Borno state. The organisation otherwise called Doctors without Borders, said that 2, 627 cases of the disease were recorded by the state ministry of health. Anna

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ASUU suspends Strike, give FG conditions

Anietie Udobit,Abuja   The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in Nigeria has suspended its five weeks old strike on Monday, after reaching compromise with the federal Government. ASSU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU had earlier who announced the suspension at a news conference in Abuja, said they decided to conditionally suspend the

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Aniocha Royal Fathers Welcome Idumuje-Ugboko Teenage ‘Crown Prince’, Uche Nwoko

By JAMES EZEMA As the controversy over succession to the royal stool of the Delta State traditional kingdom of Idumuje-Ugboko lingers, former President-General of Idumuje Ugboko Development Union (IUDU), Prince Walter Ezeashi, has called on Prince Justin Chukwunonso Nwoko to stop parading himself as the royal father of Idumuje-Ugboko Kingdom and

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Junaid says hired crowd welcome Buhari, Mamman Daura more powerful than Buhari

ANIETIE UDOBIT,Agency reports   A Second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, has claimed he knew how the crowd that welcome President Muhammadu Buhari on his return from medical vacation in London were hired. Mohammed said there was nothing genuine about the jubilations that greeted Buhari’s return. According to him, the crowd that jubilated in

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