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EDUCATION

Some Of The Oldest Universities In The South East Zone Of Nigeria

UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA (ENUGU STATE) The oldest university in the South East is the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). The institution was founded in 1955 by Nnamdi Azikiwe. It was however opened for operation in 1960. It is also the first full-fledged university to be established in Nigeria (University of Ibadan was established as a College of the University of London).

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Some Of The Oldest Universities In The South East Zone Of Nigeria

ACCIDENT

Remembering Bianca Ojukwu's Sister Who Died In A Plane Crash: Josephine Onoh

It was November 1983 and Chief C. C Onoh had just defeated Chief Jim Nwobodo to become the Governor of the then Anambra State. Older folks in Anambra State were glad Chief Onoh had defeated Jim Nwobodo. They saw him as a conservative, who would take the state to greater heights. Chief Onoh was just a month into his tenure as governor when tragedy struck. His first daughter and eldest child, Dr. Josephine Onoh was involved in a plane crash at the Enugu airport. Dr. Josephine Onoh had just completed her Doctorate

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Remembering Bianca Ojukwu's Sister Who Died In A Plane Crash: Josephine Onoh

POLITICS

JUST IN: 19 Hot Breaking News This Morning, Sunday, 28th June,2020

US warplanes intercepted four Russian reconnaissance aircraft near Alaska on Saturday, US commanders said. The Russian Tu-142's came within 65 nautical miles south of Alaska's Aleutian island chain and "loitered" in the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) for eight hours. But they stayed in international airspace and did not enter US or Canadian airspace, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) said on Twitter.- Vanguard News By Nnamdi Ojiego Igbo from all walks of life have continued

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JUST IN: 19 Hot Breaking News This Morning, Sunday, 28th June,2020

POLITICS

Latest Breaking News This Afternoon, Tuesday 23rd Of June 2020

Latest Breaking News This Afternoon, Tuesday 23rd Of June 2020 1. 2023 Presidency Belongs To Igbos – Former Governor Jim Nwobodo A former Governor of old Anambra State Senator Jim Nwobodo has declared that the South East is entitled to the 2023 Presidency, saying it belongs to the Igbos and no other region. Nwobodo said this while speaking to newsmen in his home in Enugu state on Monday, noting that, as a nation operating a tripartite arrangement of North, South and East, it would be important for the oth

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Latest Breaking News This Afternoon, Tuesday 23rd Of June 2020

POLITICS

OPINION: 3 Things That May Hinder Igbos From Producing The President In 2023

With 2023 elections months away, many groups have asked major political parties to cede their presidential tickets to the South East geopolitical zone on the grounds of equity. Here are three things that may hinder Igbos from producing the next President of Nigeria come 2023. 1. Inability to agree on a consensus candidate

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OPINION: 3 Things That May Hinder Igbos From Producing The President In 2023

POLITICS

Check Out Governors, Senators And Other Dignitaries Present During PDP South East Solidarity Meeting

A glance at today's attendance as PDP southeast zone held its solidarity meeting to welcome the new National Vice Chairman of the zone and his Exco at Enugu Government House: 1.His Excellency Chief Ali Odefa, National Vice Chairman, PDP southeast zone 2.His Excellency Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, the Executive Governor of Enugu state 3.His Excellency Sir Ude Oko chukwu, the deputy Governor of Abia represented His Excellency Ikpeazu, the Governor 4.His Excellency Jim Nwobodo, former Governor, old Anambra state 5.Senator

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Check Out Governors, Senators And Other Dignitaries Present During PDP South East Solidarity Meeting

ACCIDENT

JUST IN: Top Major News In South-East Nigeria. Monday 29 June 2020

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has published Facts about the new service reflective electricity tariff schedule to commence 1st July, 2020. The Chairman of the Covid19 committee in Imo State, Prof. Maurice Iwu, has revealed that more health workers have tested positive for Covid19 in Imo State. According to Prof. Iwu, the increase in the number of cases in the state is as a result of neglect of Covid19 protocol. He also said that the committee is working to ensure better compliance with the

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JUST IN: Top Major News In South-East Nigeria. Monday 29 June 2020

POLITICS

An Open Letter To Engineer Authur Eze Concerning His Claims Of The Igbos Not Becoming A President.

This is an honest and direct Letter to Engineer Authur Eze, for a clearer understanding and definition of the Igbos and his claims about the Peaceful Hausa. From:1, Akinpelu Street, Iyana, Igando, Lagos Dear Sir, I am fully aware that you're a philanthropist, a respected man both in Igbo land and Oversee, Your great works have been seen from things you've accomplished in our country, but it's very wrong for you to have criticized your own tribe, you said Igbos don't love each other, and that only God can make

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An Open Letter To Engineer Authur Eze Concerning His Claims Of The Igbos Not Becoming A President.

SOCIETY

Today's Headline: Gunmen Wipe Out 3 Family Members In Kaduna, Buhari Prays For Peace Unity In Nigeria

Gunmen Wipe Out 3 Family Members In Kaduna The Kaduna State Government said five persons have been killed and one other missing in separate incidents in the state.The government said three persons were shot dead by gunmen at Golkofa village in Jema’a Local Government Area while one person was injured.

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Today's Headline: Gunmen Wipe Out 3 Family Members In Kaduna, Buhari Prays For Peace Unity In Nigeria

POLITICS

Opinion: The Fallacy Called Zoning in Enugu State

By: Author Tim Joe. Enugu state which was among the five states that made up the Southeast region of Nigeria was created in the year, 1991, on the 27th August, precise. Before this date, of separating Enugu from the old Anambra, which Enugu was the capital, they have been few people like Jim Nwobodo and others from Enugu who has governed the state. When Enugu becomes independent, Chief Jim Nwobodo owing to his position as the former governor, then quickly sent for his brother, Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani, who was

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Opinion: The Fallacy Called Zoning in Enugu State

POLITICS

Crocodile Smile: Don't Kill #EndSARS Protesters, Listen to Them - Jim Nwobodo

Mr. Jim Nwobodo, a former Governor of Anambra State has issued a condemnation on Nigerian youths who are protesting against Police brutality in Nigeria. Mr. Nwobodo has warned the President of Nigeria, Mr. Muhammadu Buhari to be cautions of how he handles this issues so that he won't waste the next generation of Nigeria. He issued the warning while urging Buhari to ignore all the ill gotten advice he has received and listen to the cry and complaints of the #EndSARS protesters who are causing problems round the

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Crocodile Smile: Don't Kill #EndSARS Protesters, Listen to Them - Jim Nwobodo

POLITICS

South East PDP Stakeholders Pledge Unequivocal Loyalty To PDP And Support To Zonal Executives

The National Vice Chairman of PDP Southeast Zone, Chief Ali Odefa has assured that the party is still formidable in the zone and the country at large. He said, despite the teething challenges which are akin to life, the party would soon bounce back and recapture the entirety of southeastern zone. Chief Odefa disclosed this in Enugu while interacting with the press after a solidarity meeting organized in his honour alongside his Executive members. He as well noted that Governor Umahi's defection to the All Progressive

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South East PDP Stakeholders Pledge Unequivocal Loyalty To PDP And Support To Zonal Executives

POLITICS

"Respect Your Age, Keep Quiet" - Nwobodo Chides Amechi

The back and forth war of words between the elder statesman; chief Mbazuluike Amechi and former governor of the old Anambra state, senator Jim Nwobodo has received wide media attention recently due to the theme and nature of the feud. The central plot which has been on, the performance of southeast governors in respect to security in the southeast region, has reportedly caused a heated war between the two notable individuals. Recall that chief Mbazuluike recently, referred to the southeast governors as behaving

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POLITICS

News Headlines In Nigeria This Evening, Wednesday, 24th June, 2020

1.Buhari will attend Giadom’s NEC meeting -Presidency The President , Major General Muhammadu Buhari ( retd .) , has thrown his weight behind Victor Giadom as the acting chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress. He has also expressed his readiness to attend the virtual meeting of the party’ s National Executive Council meeting that Giadom announced that will hold at the Presidential Villa , Abuja on Thursday. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity , Garba Shehu , di

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News Headlines In Nigeria This Evening, Wednesday, 24th June, 2020

POLITICS

Okorocha Meets Kalu, Seeks Collaboration For Future Of Ndigbo.

Former Governor of Imo state and Senator representing Imo West Senatorial zone , Senator Rochas Okorocha on Thursday met with Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu, the Senate Chief Whip in Abia. The duo on Thursday met at the home of First Vice National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) South East, Dr Julius Anyim Nyerere where Okorocha declared that the political future of Ndigbo is in the hands of himself and Kalu, former Abia governor. Sen. Okorocha whose meeting with Sen. Kalu was incidental looked for the unification

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Okorocha Meets Kalu, Seeks Collaboration For Future Of Ndigbo.

POLITICS

Igbo President: Nwobodo Says South East Deserves To Produce Next President! Right Or Wrong?

It was reported that a Second Republic Governor of old Anambra State, Senator Jim Nwobodo has stated that the 2023 Nigeria Presidency belongs to the South East and no other zone. This statement was made amidst different ethnic jostlings for the 2023 presidential ambition.  Nwobodo claims that in the interest of justice, equity, and fair play, all political parties must field in an Igbo man or woman as the flag bearer for the 2023 presidency. Source: The Eagle Online He said, "2023 will be the turn of sout

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Igbo President: Nwobodo Says South East Deserves To Produce Next President! Right Or Wrong?

POLITICS

Opinion: Would You Vote For A 2023 PDP Ticket With Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala As Candidate?

The keyword '2023 Presidency' was trending today for a lot of reasons. Prevalent among them was the narrative of having a South-East candidate become president come the general elections in 2023. Source: BuzzNigeria The conversation was made stronger with comments from Senator Jim Nwobodo, a one time governor of old Anambra state. According to Nwobodo, the 2023 presidency should return to the South East. He said: "2023 will be the turn of southeast to produce the Nigerian president. So, I am calling on oth

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Opinion: Would You Vote For A 2023 PDP Ticket With Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala As Candidate?

LITERATURE-POETRY

The Vanity Of Friendship

In the 80's, a band named Shalamar released a hit track titled:"I 've Got Friends". How true it is when the Bible says:"It is better to trust in the Lord than in man".(Psalm 118:8). I once had a friend, Akachukwu.* We were classmates--we did primary 6 together, in the early 70's. We took common entrance exam together, and attended interview at St Paul's Commercial College, Aba, before government took over schools from their owners in 1972. I had already spent two years in the university before he joined me in

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The Vanity Of Friendship

POLITICS

2023 Presidency Belong To Igbos And No Other- Senator Jim Reaffirms

Nigeriana have reacted over the statement by Senator Jim Nwobodo who stated that the 2023 Nigeria Presidency belongs to the South East and no other zone. Many went ahead to support his statement while many criticized him under a Tweet by Vanguard on the topic. The senator went further to call on other parts of the country to join hands and hand over the 2023 Presidency to an Igbo man or woman just for the interest of justice, equity and fair play. According to Vanguard, he spoke at his home town in Enugu wh

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2023 Presidency Belong To Igbos And No Other- Senator Jim Reaffirms

POLITICS

Biggest News In Nigeria This Morning, October 19, 2020

1. Don’t kill protesters, listen to them, Nwobodo advises Buhari Amidst fears that the millitary’s proposed operation crocodile smile is aimed at countering the ongoing #ENDSARS protests in the country, Elder statesman, Senator Jim Nwobodo has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari to listen to the agitation of the protesters instead of killing them. Nwobodo said that the army should face Nigeria’s enemies and not the youths, stating that the president should in the instead reassure the youths that they

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Biggest News In Nigeria This Morning, October 19, 2020