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Umahi renames Abakaliki Township Stadium after Ebonyi’s oldest man

Abakaliki – Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has renamed the Abakaliki Township Stadium after the late Ngele Oruta, the oldest man in the state. Umahi The 112-year-old Oruta was buried on Friday at Amagu-Izzi, in the Abakaliki Local Government Area of the state. The deceased was a father to Sylvester Ngele, a former representative of […]

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Nigeria’s excess oil revenue hits N11.1bn daily

As oil price rises to $60.44 per barrel By Udeme Akpan NIGERIA’s excess oil revenue has risen to N11.1 billion ($36.6 million) daily as the price of crude oil hits $60.44 per barrel in the international market. The nation’s N7.4 trillion 2017 budget was based on $44.50 per barrel reference price and oil production of […]

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Nigeria appears more divided than ever before — Atiku

OKIGWE—OKIGWE— Secession threats, inter-ethnic discontent and hate speech have plunged present day Nigeria into a division that has probably never been experienced before, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has said. •Atiku Abubakar, who made the observation at the 40th anniversary of the Federal Government College Okigwe, Imo State, weekend, noted that all tribes of the country […]