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Showing posts from November 24, 2019

JONAPWD IHIALA Chapter Inaugurated, celebrate End of Year get together

Joint National Association of Persons with disabilities, ihiala chapter was yesterday 29th of November 2019 inaugurated by its state Chairman, Hon. E. C Ugochukwu Okeke amidst fanfare and joy, as members of the association in there numbers from the LGA came out in their numbers to witness the occasion. While inaugurating the chapter, the state Chairman of the association Hon. Ugochukwu Okeke, commended Comrade Nwanokwara Ncheta for her doggedness in seeing that people with disabilities in the LGA where rally together under one umbrella for their common goal. He tasked the new administration in the LGA to always abide the rules and regulations of the association in carrying out its responsibilities in the LGA. Hon. Okeke used the opportunity to commend Governor Willie Obiano, whom he described as God sent to them. He handed over to the LGA Transition Committee Chairman Hon Barr Gregory Okafor the law signed into law by the Governor will stipulates about the welfare and well bei

Withdraw EEDC licence now, HURIDE Tells FG

The All Progressives Congress (APC) controlled  Federal Government's  threat to withdraw the licences of  Electricity Distribution Companies (EEDC) and others, has received the approval of some rights group in the country. One of such rights groups is the Human Right, Liberty Access, and Peace Defenders Foundation (HURIDE) which hinged their rressons on the non-performance, exploitation of power consumers, corruption and high handedness by Eastern Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC). Addressing newsmen in Enugu yesterday after their expanded national executive meeting, the chairman Board of Trustees (BoT), HURIDE, Dede Uzor A. Uzor with other members of his Executives lamented that since over five years' of EEDC operation in the South East, they have allegedly raked  over 300 billion naira from  Ndigbo without at least 12 hours steady power supply. He recalled that EEDC had supplied consumers with standard prepaid metres in 2017, but had  recalled  and replaced them

DSS Nab Justice Iheme Kidnappers

The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested Stanley Onoriode Ekemaye, described as a “notorious kidnap kingpin” who allegedly masterminded the abduction of Chioma Nwosu-Iheme, a judge with the Benin division of the appeal court. Nwosu was kidnapped on October 30 after being trailed from Ramat Park end of the Benin-Agbor road before her vehicle was intercepted around Christ Chosen Church of God International. Her police orderly was killed. She eventually regained her freedom after two weeks. TheCable learnt that Ekemaye was arrested by the secret police in the early hours of Tuesday at Okwuzi Egbema in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni LGA in Rivers state. Ekemaye is believed to have been coordinating robbery and kidnap operations around the Delta, Edo and Rivers axis for years. Among his alleged victims are Francisca Okhiria, wife of the managing director of the Nigeria Railway Corporation, who was kidnapped on September 14 and released after three weeks. Others are Esther Achim