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High Chief Ateke Tom is 54

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High Chief Ateke Tom. Photo credit: informationng

Friends gathered to celebrate the Okrika High Chief, Ateke Tom on his 54th birthday.

It was a carnival like celebration .  High Chief Ateke Tom used the opportunity to reach out to the less privileged with the distribution of gifts items.

Several Nollywood stars were in attendance, including Mama G.

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HOUSE REJECTS THE SOUTH EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION

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National House of Representatives. Photo: NTA

The House of Representatives was thrown into a rowdy session yesterday when the bill seeking to establish the South East Development Commission was stepped down. The sponsor of the bill Hon.Chukwuka said that it was meant to fast track the development of the South East having suffered greatly from the effects of the Nigerian civil war 50 years ago. More so, it would address the several agitations in the area. Continue reading

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SENATE PLANS TO INCREASE PETROL BY N5 ON EVERY LITRE

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Nigerian Senate. Photo credit: oriental times

The Nigerian Senate plans to increase the price of petrol, AGO, and Aviation fuel by N5 on every litre. According to the Senate, it would improve the management of the nation’s infrastructure. The Bill for National Road Fund 2017 was presented by Senator Kabiru Gaya representing Kano State Senatorial District, and Chairman Committee for Works. The sixteen man led Committee is seeking the passage of the Bill for the provision of funds for the maintenance and rehabilitation of national roads. The Bill has scaled through the first and second reading and has gone for public hearing.

However, some respondents who spoke to NaijaVoxpop said that “it would amount to multiple taxation and lead to an increase in the prices of goods and services. They are of the opinion that it would hurt the Federal Government economic recovery drive. They said that the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency Act (FERMA) of 2007 has addressed the financing of road maintenance in the country. Continue reading

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Nigeria’s Ekundayo to fight for vacant WBO intercontinental title  – The Nation Nigeria

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    Boxing Promoter,Frank Warren, has announced that elite Nigerian boxer, Larry “The Natural” Ekundayo, will be fighting against Gary Corcoran, for the WBO Inter-continental welterweight title at the Copper Box Arena, London on July the 8th 2017. Ekundayo (12-0) will fight against the highly ranked and much feared  Corcoran, who has an impressive (16-1) recordRead More

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$50bn leaves Africa illicitly every year – UNECA – BusinessDay : News you can trust

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The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) says an estimated 50 billion dollars leaves the shore of the continent illicitly mostly to the Western countries, every year. Mr Adeyinka Adeyemi, a senior adviser at ECA, told the Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in New York that illicit financial flow had serious negative …

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