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Nigerian coach, Daniel Amokachi, continued his impressive run with his Finnish third-tier team, JS Hercules, as they extend their unbeaten streak to six after a 2-0 win over Pori PPT.

JS Hercules are now second on the league table with 14 points in seven games.

They haven’t lost a game since they lost the league opener.

Ebonyi State Governor, Chief Dave Umahi, has ordered residents of No 12 and 14 Orifite Street, Abakaliki, to relocate from the two three-storey buildings they are occupying to escape the looming collapse of the two buildings.

 The two buildings became source of worry following Saturday’s heavy down pour which pulled down their fences and rendered the houses weak.

Ebonyi State government is set to acquire about 60,000 hectares of land for rice production in the state.

The state Commissioner for Information and State Orientation, Senator Emmanuel Onwe, disclosed this at the weekend, while commenting on the outcome of the state executive council meetings.

The people of the South East zone, Nigeria, are well favoured in the 2016 budget.

 Pastor Eze Nwachukwu, the factional chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ebonyi State, stated this during the party’s stakeholders meeting at Afikpo North Local Government Area.

A surprising force has helped lift oil prices back to the $50 threshold: militants blowing up oil facilities in Nigeria.

By Rita Michael, Bauchi

 

The Bauchi State Governor, Muhammad Abdullahi Abubakar, has approved this year’s hajj fares for intending pilgrims from the state.

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Kalu Advocates Review Of 2016 Budget

 

A former Minister of Finance, Dr. Idika Kalu, has supported demands that Nigeria’s 2016 budget should be reviewed to reflect the realities in the crude oil market, with more attention paid to the benchmark.

Why Metuh Was Move To Kuje Prison

 

 

A federal High Court in Abuja has remanded the spokesman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, in prison following his ‘not guilty’ plea to a seven-count charge of corruption and money laundering.

Arms Scandal: Why Buhari Ordered Fresh Probes

 

 

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has ordered Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh; ex-Chief Of Air Staff, A.N ​Amosu, and other former military leaders over the ongoing arms deal probe.

 

Liberia Ebola Epidemic 'Over'

 

Liberia's Ebola epidemic is over, says the World Health Organization (WHO), effectively putting an end to the world's worst outbreak of the disease.

The "end of active transmission" was declared, after 42 days without a new case in Liberia.

EFCC Files Seven-Count Charge Against Olisa Metuh

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a seven-count charge of criminal breach of trust, corruption and money laundering against the National Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party, Mr. Olisa Metuh.

2016 Budget: Senate President Alleges Document Switch By Presidency

There is a new twist to the saga over the  2016 budget in the Senate.

Police Arrest ExxonMobil Staff Over Rape

 

Mr. James Ikenna Onuoha, the ExxonMobil employee, who allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl has been arrested by the police.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmus, who confirmed the arrest, revealed that the case had been transferred to Zone 2 Command, Onikan.

Abia Governor Restates Commitment To Develop Aba

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has reaffirmed the determination of his administration to realise the full potentials of Aba, the commercial nerve-centre of the state.

How Africa's Richest Man, Dangote, Will Fix Nigeria's Chronic Fuel Crisis

 

 

After waiting in line for more than four hours to buy gasoline in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, taxi driver Adebayo Olawole considered himself fortunate he got a half-filled tank. The day before, he got to the front of the line and was told there was none left.

Lassa Fever Kills One In Abuja

 

The Ministry of Health in Nigeria has confirmed the death of a Lassa Fever victim at the National Hospital in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

The death came a day after the Ministry confirmed that 41 persons had died so far, with a report that there were no new cases.

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