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President Muhammadu Buhari’s Independence (October 1, 2017) Day speech

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My dear Nigerians, October 1st remains a special date for all Nigerians as this marks the day when we attained one of the most precious of human desires — freedom. Over the years the country has gone through trials and tribulations, but October 1st is always a day for celebrations.   It is a day for thanks giving, reflection and ...

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The genesis of Ozubulu Massacre: Who Is “Bishop” Nnamdi Ikegwuonu, the main target?

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whereas the Anambra State Police Command, on Monday disclosed that some vital arrests have been made and they are revealing useful information to the investigative team, Business Hilights had gathered that the key target, High Chief Aloysius Nnamdi Ikegwuonu (Ebubechukwuzo, Akuchinyere Nwata 1, Uzochukwu kwalu 1 of Umueje, The Bishop), is a native of Ofufe Amakwa Ozubulu in Ekwusigo Local ...

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Emergency Broadcast by Governor of Anambra State, Obiano on Catholic Church Killings

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A Special Broadcast by the Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency, Chief Willie Obiano on the St Phillips Catholic Church Killings at Ozubulu on August 7, 2017. Good morning fellow citizens, Ndi Anambra ekenem unu. With a sorrowful heart, I stand before you today to brief you on the tragic killing of 12 people at St Philips Catholic Church, Amakwa, ...

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Joe Igbokwe tells his Lagos Story, challenges Nnamdi Kanu to trace his publicly

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By Joe Igbowke In 1971, after my primary school education, poverty drove me to Lagos to find something to do to help my poor mother and siblings. Civil War devastated my father’s thriving business in Onitsha and we all suffered from 1966 to 1970 when the war ended. With four wives and 34 children, my parents could not cope any ...

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Force of logic, rather than logic of force best for national cohesion—NCC

NCC head office, Abuja

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has suggested a workable antidote to the intractable contemporary critical national issues hobbling the country at the 2017 Annual Lecture of Mass Communication Students Association, University of Lagos. Presenting his Keynote Speech, Executive Commissioner Stakeholder Management at NCC, Mr. Sunday Dare, said “Given the contemporary realities of our country, majority of us here will agree the ...

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Background Paper: Issuing Nigeria’s Green Bonds

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By Esther Agbarakwe The Paris Agreement signed and ratified by President Muhammadu Buhari in March of 2017 has an often-overlooked yet critical provision: one of the aims of the agreement, outlined in Article 2, is “Making finance flows consistent with a pathway towards low greenhouse gas emissions and climate-resilient development.” The Government of Nigeria’s Green Bond initiative, arising from that ...

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Nigerians in Ghana Prisons write FG revealing their sorry conditions, seek transfer

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My name is Emmanuel Emeka, a prisoner in Ankaful maximum security prison, Cape Coast, Ghana. I’m serving a jail-term of 130yrs imprisonment and I’m presently in my 8th year. We appeal to the Nigerian Government to please come to our aid. The condition here has been so unbearable for us Nigerian prisoners in Ghana. We need to reconnect with our ...

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Vice president, Prof Yemi

DEMOCRACY DAY SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY, PROF. YEMI OSINBAJO, SAN, THE ACTING PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, COMMEMORATING THE SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF THE BUHARI ADMINISTRATION, MAY 29, 2017   Dear Nigerians, I bring you good wishes from President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, who as we all know is away from the country on medical vacation.   Today marks the ...

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Speech by President of Ohanaze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo Jnr, on 50 years of Biafra.

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The event was held at the Yar Adua center, Abuja on May 25, 2017. Business Hilights recalls that the Acting President Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and other prominent Nigerians were seated guests.   The Presentation   50 YEARS AFTER BIAFRA:  REFLECTIONS AND HOPES   PROTOCOLS:   I am grateful to Shehu Musa Yar Adua Foundation, Ford Foundation and ...

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NITDA seeks cybersecurity campaign even though Nigeria spared from WannaCry Attack—DG

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The management of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) would like to bring to the attention of Nigerians that the recent WannaCry or WannaCript ransomware attack has been contained and Nigeria was largely spared from the attack due to the massive enlightenment campaign, awareness and proactive measures put in place to swiftly deal with any reported incident.The efforts of all ...

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