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ABIA: Orji Kalu Best In Project Implementation, Other Lawmakers Should Emulate Him, Says Ex-Council Boss

ABIA: Orji Kalu Best In Project Implementation, Other Lawmakers Should Emulate Him, Says Ex-Council Boss

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia State and a former chairman of Ohafia local government area, Hon. Barr. Emeka Uduma Kalu has praised the lawmaker representing Abia North District, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu for his outstanding performance as a member of the Nigerian Senate. Hon. Barr. Emeka Uduma Kalu in an interview with ABN TV at the weekend, said if Abia South and Central Senators were working like Senator Kalu, Governor Alex Otti of Abia State would have less work to do. Barr. Kalu who served as Ohafia council boss during the administration of Kalu as…
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Shelve Your Planned Nationwide Protest, Orji Kalu Tells NLC

Shelve Your Planned Nationwide Protest, Orji Kalu Tells NLC

The lawmaker representing Abia North Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has urged the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to shelve its proposed nationwide protests over lingering hardship in the country. Kalu who is the Chairman of Senate Committee on Privatization urged NLC and its affiliate unions to instead explore dialogue with the federal government to press home its demands. Labour has repeatedly said that the current minimum wage of N30,000 is not in tandem with the current economic reality, which has seen prices of goods and services soar. The former Abia state governor while admitting that…
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ABIA: PDP Chieftain Hon. Augustine Uchenna Stephen Dumps Party

ABIA: PDP Chieftain Hon. Augustine Uchenna Stephen Dumps Party

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State, and former Special Assistant on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Augustine Uchenna Stephen has dumped the party. In a resignation letter addressed to his ward chairman, in Ubakala Ward B in Umuahia South LGA of the state, Hon. Stephen said he took the personal decision after wide consultation. He said, "I wish to formally resign my membership of the Peoples Democratic Party, with effect from the date of this letter. "This is for personal reasons, after wide consultations with friends and members of my family. "I want to…
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Etigwe Uwa Congratulates Governor Alex Otti On 59th Birthday

Etigwe Uwa Congratulates Governor Alex Otti On 59th Birthday

Abia born legal luminary, Etigwe Uwa SAN FCIArb has congratulated the Governor of Abia State, Dr. Alex Otti on the occasion of his 59th birthday anniversary. Uwa in a birthday message signed by him and made available to The Whisperer on Sunday in Abuja, appreciated God for the life of the Abia governor. He said: “Happy birthday Your Excellency. I join numerous Abians and other well wishers in thanking God for your life. “Your advent at the helm of affairs in Abia State like many of your past endeavors has ushered in fresh perspectives in governance and you have pushed…
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59th Birthday: Rep Ibe Okwara Osonwa Greets Governor Alex Otti

59th Birthday: Rep Ibe Okwara Osonwa Greets Governor Alex Otti

Member representing Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Chief Ibe Okwara Osonwa has congratulated Governor Alex Otti of Abia State on his 59th birthday anniversary. Osonwa in a congratulatory message signed by him and made available to The Whisperer described Governor Otti as a compassionate leader filled with wisdom. He said: “Happy birthday to my Leader, my Governor, and most importantly my big brother! Your wisdom, strength, and guidance continue to inspire and motivate me every day. I am grateful for your leadership and the love and support you have provided throughout the years. Your determination and dedication…
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Edo Guber: Rep Dennis Idahosa Emerges APC Governorship Candidate

Edo Guber: Rep Dennis Idahosa Emerges APC Governorship Candidate

Rep. Dennis Idahosa (APC-Edo) has emerged as the All Progressives candidate for the September 21 Edo governorship election. Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo, the chairman of the APC Edo governorship primary election committee, said this at the end of the election on Saturday in Benin. Mr Uzodimma said that Mr Idahosa scored 40,4483 votes to defeat eight other aspirants in the race. NAN
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Brave Nigerian Air Force Officer Foils ‘One Chance’ Robbery, Rescues Two Victims In Abuja (Photos)

Brave Nigerian Air Force Officer Foils ‘One Chance’ Robbery, Rescues Two Victims In Abuja (Photos)

A brave serving Nigerian Air Force (NAF) officer, Air Commodore John Ijudigal, has foiled a robbery/kidnapping attempt by a suspected ‘one-chance’ robbery syndicate in Abuja and rescued two victims. A statement by the NAF director of Public Relations and Information, Air Vice Marshal Edward Gabkwet, on Saturday, said the incident occurred on Wednesday, February 14, 2024, at Accra Street, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja, leading to the arrest three suspects. He said the incident took place at about 7.28pm on the fateful day as Air Commodore Ijudigal was commuting home in his official car after work when he suddenly came across…
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Criticising Tinubu For High Cost Of Living, Insecurity Will Have Consequences, Defence  Minister Warns Nigerians

Criticising Tinubu For High Cost Of Living, Insecurity Will Have Consequences, Defence Minister Warns Nigerians

Minister of State for Defence, Dr. Bello Muhammed Matawalle, has cautioned Nigerians making inflammatory comments against the government to desist or face the consequences. A statement by the director of information in the ministry, Mr Henshaw Ogubike, said the minister made the call against the backdrop of utterances from some sections of the populace. The statement did not state which comment the minister was referring to. He said such comments are incisive and destructive and could exacerbate tension and lead to violence. Matawalle said President Bola Tinubu has the capacity and political will and was working round the clock to…
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BREAKING: Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu withdraws from Edo gubernatorial race

BREAKING: Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu withdraws from Edo gubernatorial race

Ahead of Saturday’s governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, one of the front-line aspirants has withdrawn from the race. Pastor Ize-Iyamu’s letter of withdrawal dated February 16, 2024, was addressed to the National Chairman of the party, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and copied the Edo State Acting chairman of the party, Jarrett Tenebe. Ize-Iyamu, who described his decision to withdraw from the contest as painful, noted that the decision was taken after exhaustive consultations with family, friends, political associates and supporters. He opined that he made the sacrifice to withdraw in the…
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Nigerians face more economic hardship as Inflation rate nears 30%

Nigerians face more economic hardship as Inflation rate nears 30%

Nigerians will face more economic hardship as the inflation rate jumps to 29.90 per cent, up from the previous month’s 28.92 per cent. The 0.98 per cent increase showed that the inflation rate in the country is still on the rise. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) released the new rate in its ‘Consumer Price Index’ published on Thursday, February 15. According to the NBS, “In January 2024, the headline inflation rate increased to 29.90 per cent relative to the December 2023 headline inflation rate which was 28.92 per cent. “Looking at the movement, the January 2024 headline inflation rate…
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