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Government of Abia ejects illegal occupants of Aba Textile Mills properties.

Government of Abia ejects illegal occupants of Aba Textile Mills properties.

Alleged unauthorised occupiers of properties owned by the Aba Textile Mills in the Government Reservation Area, or GRA, Aba, have been fired by the Abia State Government. The three structures, which stood on a sizable plot of land near Oron Street, were cordoned off and designated as "Abia State Government property." A school was housed in one of the buildings, and additional buildings were constructed within the large enclosure. According to Mr. Uche Ukeje, general manager of the Greater Development Authority (GADA), the buildings are properties of the state-owned textile industry, but unidentified people are occupying them unlawfully. "The three…
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Tinubu meets with Elumelu, Dangote, and other influential individuals.

Tinubu meets with Elumelu, Dangote, and other influential individuals.

Tinubu meets with Elumelu, Dangote, and other influential individuals. On Sunday, President Bola Tinubu met with a few representatives of the organised private sector in a "crucial" meeting. The Presidential Villa in Abuja serves as the venue for the summit. Wale Tinubu, Abdulsamad Rabiu, Chairman of BUA Group, Tony Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holding and Transcorp Plc, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, President of Dangote Groups, and other representatives of the private sector are present at the meeting. This occurs in the midst of Nigerians' financial struggles. The increase in the dollar to naira exchange rate is the cause of the current…
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Biafra Civil War: Ohanaeze charges Gowon To Apologise To Ndigbo, Ask for Forgiveness.

Biafra Civil War: Ohanaeze charges Gowon To Apologise To Ndigbo, Ask for Forgiveness.

General Yakubu Gowon (rtd), the former head of state of the military, has been urged by Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the highest Igbo socio-cultural organisation, to ask for forgiveness and apologise to the Igbo people for his recent remarks regarding the Biafra civil war. Okechukwu Isiguzoro, an Ohanaeze chieftain, called Gowon's comment "inflammatory" and encouraged him to make efforts towards reconciliation. Gowon's most recent statement, made after seeing President Bola Tinubu, according to Isiguzoro, has caused pain to the Igbo people, both at home and abroad. The Igbo people's collective psyche has been severely harmed by Gowon's insensitive and misleading narrative about…
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Biafra Civil War: Gowon, you’re a genocidist – IPOB lashes out

Biafra Civil War: Gowon, you’re a genocidist – IPOB lashes out

The Indigenous People of Biafra, or IPOB, branded retired General Yakubu Gowon, former head of state of the military, a "genocidist" on Sunday. Emma Powerful, a spokesman for IPOB, charged Gowon with spearheading the second-bloodiest genocide against Igbos after the Holocaust in Israel. Strong was responding to Gowon's most recent remarks regarding the Biafra civil war. The former Military Head of State revealed, following a meeting with President Bola Tinubu, that he was accused of being too slow to pursue the Biafra civil war. In response, Powerful said that the Igbo people of today would bring about Biafra independence. Part…
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In Kano, Hisbah seizes 8,600 beer bottles, arrests 15 people for prostitution.

In Kano, Hisbah seizes 8,600 beer bottles, arrests 15 people for prostitution.

8,600 beer bottles that were loaded onto a van and transported from Kaduna to Kano State were seized by the Kano State Hisbah Board. Idris Ibrahim, the board's officer in charge of intoxicants, told reporters over the weekend that the alcoholic beverages were taken last Thursday at Kwanar Dangora village, which is located near the Kano-Kaduna road. He said that the car had been followed by command personnel from Kaduna till it entered Kano territory. "After we pulled over in Kwanar Dangora Village, the driver tried to flee, but our agents caught him. "As you are aware, selling or consuming…
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