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APGA Crisis: How they deceived me to sign expulsion letter against Njoku in Imo— Uwakwe 

A member of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, of Ibeku ward in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo state, Chimezie Uwakwe, on Thursday, said that he was hoodwinked into signing a letter of expulsion against a chieftain of the party, Edozie Njoku, because of his inability to read and write.

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 Imo North: Owerri High Court restrains INEC from issuing Certificate of Return to Ararume

The High Court sitting in Owerri has restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) or its agents from recognising or issuing Certificate of Return to Senator Ifeanyi Ararume as winner of the 2020 senatorial by-election for Imo North.

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Business

Emefiele, Otteh, Ahmad push for more women in leadership positions

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has challenged stakeholders in private and public organisations to ensure all-round gender development and equal opportunities, in order to increase the number of women in leadership positions in Nigeria and across the world.

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News

Breaking: FG approves $1.5bn for rehabilitation of Port Harcourt refinery

THE Federal Government has approved the sum of $1.5bn for the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt Refinery. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, stated this while briefing newsmen at the end of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Thursday.

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THEIR LIVES; OUR TEMPLATES: Misleading youth through standardised ideologies

Like me, did you also attend a secondary school where science class was for the brilliant students, commercial for the average and arts for the playful ones? In fact, the position of the Senior Prefect was exclusively reserved for the science students in my secondary school until one radical art student interrupted the norm.

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Metro

VIDEO/PHOTOS: No life lost as 40ft container, truck fall on 4 vehicles in Lagos

A 40-foot container fell three stationary vehicles and a tricycle in Lagos State on Monday. No life was lost. The incident, which occurred in the early hours at Barracks Bus Stop inward Trade Fair, was said to have left many road users stranded for hours as a result of the traffic gridlock it caused.

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People thought Rotary wanted to reduce Nigeria’s population— Jumoke Bamigboye

Chief (Mrs) Jumoke Bamigboye, current Rotary District Governor for District 9125, is the heartthrob of the former Military Administrator in Bauchi and Osun state, Col Theophilus Bamigboye. The beautiful and elegant Chief Jumoke Bamigboye is undoubtedly a lady of many parts.

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Entertainment

Grammys 2021: Burna Boy, Wizkid win at music awards

Nigeria Afrobeats stars Burna Boy and Wizkid have both won awards at the 2021 Grammys. Burna Boy won the Best Global Music Album category while Wizkid won the Best Music Video for his song with Beyoncé; Brown Skin Girl, from Lion King: The Gift album. Beyoncé’s daughter Blue Ivy was also a winner on the
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IWD 2021: Raquel Daniel honoured by Nile University

In celebration of International Women’s Day, an opportunity to recognise the achievements of women and the worldwide need for greater gender equity, Raquel Kasham Daniel, was recognised for her works in marginalised communities in Nigeria, with her focus on education for children and sexual and reproductive health for adolescent girls through her nonprofit, Beyond the Classroom Foundation.

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