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President Buhari Greets FIRS Chairman, Muhammad Mamman Nami at 55

President Buhari Greets FIRS Chairman, Muhammad Mamman Nami at 55

President Muhammadu Buhari warmly felicitates with the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Muhammad Mamman Nami on his 55th birthday, praising him for making commendable efforts to raise government revenues, especially at this time of great need. President Buhari notes that the leadership and guidance of Nami has repositioned operations and staff of the agency, using technological tools to institute far more transparency, accountability, and effectiveness, which has, in turn, translated into the increased capacity to deliver on mandate with results manifestly seen. The President commends the Executive Chairman for bringing many years of experience in financial…
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Public service recognition a morale booster for us — FIRS

Public service recognition a morale booster for us — FIRS

The Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Muhammad Nami, has stated that his recognition by the LEADERSHIP Awards as the Newspaper’s Public Service Person of the Year 2022 is a morale booster for the Service to do more. Mr. Nami stated this while speaking to journalists after receiving the LEADERSHIP Public Service Person of the Year 2022 Award at the 14th Edition of the LEADERSHIP Annual Conference and Awards, held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja yesterday. “We feel honoured to receive this award, and in fact feel more indebted to Nigerians to do better in the years…
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Abia 2023 Guber Election Should Be Issue Based – Nwankpa tells contenders

Abia 2023 Guber Election Should Be Issue Based – Nwankpa tells contenders

The ACCORD Candidate for Abia 2023 Governorship election, Bishop Dr. Emeka Michael Nwankpa, has called on all the contestants for the position of number one citizen in Abia State to be objective and focus on only matters that will contribute to the growth and progress of the State without bitterness and rancor as that will be the only way to make sure that Abia state is refocused and her people offered better chances to emerge from the ashes of many years of instituted maladministration that has kept her in retrogression. The clergyman, a senior pastor at Chapel of Faith International…
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2023: President Buhari’s Cabal Working Against Tinubu – El-Rufai

2023: President Buhari’s Cabal Working Against Tinubu – El-Rufai

In an unprecedented interview on Channels Television, Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai had thrown darts at President Muhammadu Buhari, alleging that those who had wanted an ‘anointed’ presidential candidate of the president are working to ensure the party is defeated in the coming election. According to the former Minister of the FCT, those who announced Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, as the anointed presidential candidate of Buhari in May 2022 are hell-bent on ensuring that Bola Tinubu, the party’s candidate loses February presidential election. Recall the National Chairman of the party, Abdullahi Adamu, a long time member of the Peoples Democratic…
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Abia PDP Governorship: Mayor Igbokwe Kicks Against Plans To Introduce New Contestants

Abia PDP Governorship: Mayor Igbokwe Kicks Against Plans To Introduce New Contestants

A chieftain of the People's Democratic Party, PDP in Abia state, Mayor Lucky Igbokwe, better known as Don Lulu has kicked against plans to introduce new contestants in the race to replace Prof. Uche Ikonne who before his death last week was the PDP governorship candidate in Abia. Don Lulu in a chat with ABN TV on Monday said the new Electoral Act 2022 allows for a fresh primary in the event that a candidate is incapacitated, late or by reason of resignation. He wondered why those who were not part of the primary election held last year will be…
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Bowing to Court Orders, INEC Releases Updated List Of N’Assembly Candidates, Includes Ibe Okwara Osonwa Of LP For Arochukwu/Ohafia Fed Constituency

Bowing to Court Orders, INEC Releases Updated List Of N’Assembly Candidates, Includes Ibe Okwara Osonwa Of LP For Arochukwu/Ohafia Fed Constituency

Following court orders and the deaths of some candidates for the forthcoming general election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released an updated list of the governorship, senatorial and House of Representatives candidates of the various political parties that will participate in the elections. According to the updated list obtained by THE WHISPERER from the commission, Chief Ibe Okwara Osonwa is the House of Representatives candidate of the Labour Party for Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Constituency due to a court order. Osonwa in a statement signed by him and made available to newsmen said: "I am pleased for the release of…
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Abia North: Aro, Isu, Ututu clans pass vote of confidence on Sen Orji Kalu, declare him as consensus candidate 

Abia North: Aro, Isu, Ututu clans pass vote of confidence on Sen Orji Kalu, declare him as consensus candidate 

Constituents of Aro, Isu and Ututu wards of Arochukwu Local Government Area of Abia-North have unanimously adopted the candidature of Senator Orji Kalu representing the district at the National Assembly to run for another term at the Senate. Kalu candidate of the All Progressive's Congress (APC) had just concluded touring the entire 21 wards in Isuikwuato LGA where he received unanimous endorsements. Subsequently on Sunday ,Kalu touched the following wards ; Aro Ward 3, 2 , 1 and 4 , Ututu ward A, B, C and Isu he was accorded solidarity commitments by the people for his reelection. Projects facilitated…
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PHOTOS: Massive crowd as Arochukwu stands still for Sen Orji Kalu

PHOTOS: Massive crowd as Arochukwu stands still for Sen Orji Kalu

Massive crowd welcomed the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) Abia North Senatorial Candidate, Orji Uzor Kalu to Aro Ancient Kingdom, Arochukwu Local Government Area on Sunday for his re-election campaign. Obinkita town hall was filled to capacity as thousands of his supporters thronged the venue to lend support for Orji Uzor Kalu's re-election bid. The hall erupted into rapturous joy the moment Kalu made his entrance into the campaign venue. At Asaga Arochukwu, Senator Kalu arrived the village square to a tumultuous welcome. The huge crowd cheered him and chanted his name. Kalu, who is the Chief Whip of the Senate…
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2023: Sen Orji Kalu’s endorsements soars as Senator rounds off Isuikwuato campaign tour at Ikeagha, Achara, others(Photos)

2023: Sen Orji Kalu’s endorsements soars as Senator rounds off Isuikwuato campaign tour at Ikeagha, Achara, others(Photos)

Endorsements for the return of Senator representing Abia-North, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu to the National Assembly soared on Saturday as the Senate Chief Whip transversed through additional wards in Isuikwuato LGAs whilst engaging constituents on the need to cast their ballots for his reelection. While interfacing with the people, Kalu took stock of various infrastructural projects executed in their communities and gave assurances to construct additional routes. Kalu the candidate of the All Progressive's Congress (APC) got the backing of his constituents while making the final lap of his campaign tour of the 21 Wards of Isuikwuato Local Government Area…
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2023: Bishop Nwamkpa Reveals His Blueprint For Progressive Abia State

2023: Bishop Nwamkpa Reveals His Blueprint For Progressive Abia State

The reality is upon us for a new leader of conscience to emerge in Abia state. Most public officeholders buy their way into the office and instead of working for the people, enrich their pockets to the woe and detriment of the people. The 1999 Nigerian Constitution as amended emphasizes that the welfare of the people shall be the primary purpose of the government. When elected leaders strive to recuperate their investments and accumulate profit at the expense of the people, that section of the Constitution becomes a hoax, eroded, and rendered ineffective. But all hope is not lost. Every…
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