The late former Vice-President, Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, has been described as a national icon whose contributions helped to stabilise democratic ideals in the nation's polity.

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has commiserated with the Ekwueme family and Nigeria over the death of the country's first Executive Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, whose death was announced on Sunday night at a London hospital.

Second Republic Vice-President, Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, has passed on.

A statement issued Monday by the family and signed by his brother and the traditional ruler of Oko community in Anambra State, Igwe Laz Ekwueme, said that he died by 10:00pm in a London clinic, Sunday, November 19.

The Bayelsa State Police Command has deployed 16 patrol gunboats and 6, 000 policemen to tackle sea piracy and criminality in Bayelsa waterways to ensure that the water channels were safe.
The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Asuquo Amba, disclosed this in Yenagoa during a visit by members of the State chapter of the Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) at the weekend.

Mbaise People’s Congress will on Saturday, November 25, 2017, honour Miss Victoria Chioma Eluwa, an Mbaise-born best graduating student, Federal University of Technology, Minna.


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Kara multiple accident claims five persons

Five people lost their lives on Thursday in a fatal accident which happened at the popular Kara Bridge along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

The accident, which happened in the early hours of the day, also left a number of people injured.

Youths are important in peace building, says CITAD

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Buhari shuts down Awka, advocates support for Nwoye, Ikedife

.Ngige signs surety for Nwoye
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Anambra poll: APGA vows to resist rigging

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Buhari Senate order IGP to restore Obiano’s security 

Just like the Senate did earlier Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the reinstatement of the security aides of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State.

, NFF agree on World Cup plans


Super Eagles debutants players that shot down Argentina

Nigeria came from behind to defeat Argentina 4-2 at the Krasnodar stadium to firmly announce herself as a team to watch in next year’s World Cup.

Russia 2018: Eagles not World Cup favourites, says Rohr

Nigeria Super Eagles Technical Adviser ,Gernot Rohr, has said that his team was not the favourites to win the 2018 World Cup despite the Super Eagles emphatic 4-2 win over Argentina on Tuesday night in Russia.


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