FORMER FACTIONAL HEAD OF APC IN DELTA OKOTIE EBOH IS DEAD

Theophilus Onojeghen, Warri A former factional chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Adolor Okotie-Eboh, is dead. Adolor, son of late First Republic Finance Minister, Festus Okotie-Eboh, died on Saturday aged 64. The deceased, an American trained pilot, was also the former chairman of Delta State chapter of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria. Sources within the APC told our correspondent on Sunday that the deceased died after a brief illness on Saturday at undisclosed hospital. He was among the founding members of the APC from Delta. The late…

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DANGOTE PLANS TO OWN 50,000 COWS, PRODUCE 50MIL LITRES OF MILK ANNUALLY

Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group, will own 50,000 cows by 2019, and produce 500 million litres of milk per year. The group, principally owned by Africa’s richest man, plans to invest $3.8 billion in sugar and rice and $800 million in dairy production in the next three years. According to World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates, Nigeria needs about 1.5 billion litres of milk annually. US department of agriculture also puts Nigeria’s “insufficient” milk import at $225 million per year, stating that the country’s dairy market has a potential in…

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OKOROCHA’S DAUGHTER SUES IHEDIOHA OVER INVASION OF HER PLAZA

First daughter of the immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, Uloma Nwosu and two others, have filed a legal suit against Governor Emeka Ihedioha, Igbere TV reports. Others joined in the suit as respondents before a Federal High Court include Imo State Commissioner of Police and four others over the invasion of her shopping complex, House of Freeda Limited. Others are the State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Ndukwe Nnawuchi; Chairman of the Imo State Task Force on Recovery of Government Assets, Jasper Ndubuaku; Kenneth Anaeme, and…

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SENATE MAY GO ON RECESS WITHOUT RECEIVING BUHARI’S LIST OF MINISTERS

Sunday Aborisade Members of the Senate will begin their eight-week annual recess this month even if President Muhammadu Buhari fails to submit the list of his ministerial nominees for their consideration and approval. Investigations by our correspondent at the upper legislative chamber on Friday revealed that the senators were not really anxious about the list. There are also indications that the red chamber will not delay the commencement of their recess on July 26 because of the list. Buhari has yet to constitute his cabinet more than four months after…

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7 GOVERNORS AND THEIR PREDECESSORS AT WAR OVER 872BIL NAIRA DEBTS, SEE THEIR NAMES

At least seven of the new governors sworn in on May 29 may be spoiling for a showdown with their predecessors over alleged debts in excess of N872 billion, an investigation by The Nation has shown. Governors Ahmadu Fintiri (Adamawa State), Bala Muhammad (Bauchi), Inuwa Yahya (Gombe), Emeka Ihedioha (Imo), AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq (Kwara), Seyi Makinde (Oyo) and Bello Matawalle (Zamfara) have been lamenting the poor financial conditions they inherited from their predecessors and there are indications they may not allow the matter end there. Each day or week hardly passes without…

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CIIN DEPUTY DG ELIZABETH CHUKWU WAS STRANGLED TO DEATH IN SOUTH AFRICA AUTOPSY REVEALS

Ebere Nwoji The Deputy Director General of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN), Mrs Elizabeth Ndubuisi-Chukwu was strangulated to death in her hotel room at Emperor’s Palace, Johannesburg, South Africa, an autopsy report has said. However, a review of the CCTV at the hotel showed that nobody entered Ndubisi’s room during the 46th African Insurance Organisation Conference and General Assembly (AIO) held between June 9 and 13 in South Africa. Chairman and Chief Executive of Nigeria in Diaspora Commission, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa disclosed on her twitter handle that Ndubisi…

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RITUALIST CAUGHT WHILE CUTTING VICTIM’S HEAD IN LAGOS, SEE PICS OF WHAT THEY DID TO HIM

One Ritualist caught while the other escapes as they were both cutting a little boys head under the lasu road-obadore link bridge He was butchered and set ablaze but the Nigerian police came quenching the fire At the time I got to the scene, he was already butchered; some say na aboki while some say na aboki raise alarm. On one of these pictures is one of the mob putting the little boys body inside a sac

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TEENAGE GIRL STABS BROTHER TO DEATH IN KANO

Ted Odogwu, Kano Tragedy occurred in the commercial city of Kano on Saturday night, when a teenage mother, simply identified, as Umi, of Nassarawa Local Government Area of the state, allegedly stabbed her elder brother to death The Badawa Police Division, shortly after the incident, arrested Umi for allegedly stabbing her 30-year-old brother, Sani Suleiman, to death, following a two-day dispute between them. Confirming the incident on Saturday night, the Kano State Police Command spokesman, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, said the Command, through its Badawa Divisional office, received a report…

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BILLIONAIRES’ KIDS STEP INTO FATHERS’ SHOES, SEE THOSE MAKING WAVES

There continues to be an increase in the number of ‘silver-spoon kids’ at the helm of some of Nigeria’s biggest companies. JOY MARCUS writes on some of them Isi Omenai (Danjuma) Isi Omenai is the son of a former Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.), and Senator Daisy Danjuma. He holds a Master from the University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology, and a first degree from the University of Liverpool. He is an oil and gas professional who has built his experiences overtime working in key…

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