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Seyi Tinubu Takes APC Presidential Candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s Campaign To Anambra State
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Seyi Tinubu Takes APC Presidential Candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s Campaign To Anambra State

By Chidi Okoro (Umunna TV) Mr Seyi Tinubu, son of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has called on people of the South East to vote for APC in the coming Presidential elections. Mr Tinubu who spoke during a courtesy visit on the traditional ruler of Mbaukwu in Awka South local government area of Anambra State, Igwe Peter Nwokike Anugwu, OFR, said; “I thank His Majesty, Igwe Anugwu for the warm reception. We are aware that royal fathers do not play partisan politics but we are in your palace today to show respect, pay homage and to intimate you and members of your cabinet of the agenda of APC presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. We are here to also seek your support and royal blessings, likewise the blessings and support of member...
Buhari Opens Lagos Blue Rail Line, Takes Train Ride
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Buhari Opens Lagos Blue Rail Line, Takes Train Ride

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday, opened the first phase of the Lagos Blue Rail Line in Lagos State. He joined the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and other dignitaries in a ride from the Marina Station to National Theatre Station. Credit: Facebook | Buhari Sallau
My Encounter With Unknown Gunmen In Anambra State
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My Encounter With Unknown Gunmen In Anambra State

By Uba Anene It was a sizzling hot Sunday afternoon and I was on my way to Nnewi for an essential corporal work of mercy which had been delayed for sometime for want of time. Say what you may but one thing you cannot take away from him is that Governor Soludo is meeting the challenge of Anambra’s dilapidated road networks head -on and chalking up impressive returns in really quick time. I was pleasantly surprised that the roads were reasonably smooth and driving was rather fun instead of the stress it used to be. I got to the Neni/Nimo junction through Amawbia and Agulu and the other towns along the way in no time. A black Lexus SUV with really dark glasses appeared to be barging unto the highway from the Nimo axis rather dangerously. Another black Lexus SUV stood behind it. ...
Gunmen Behead Abducted Imo Local Govt Boss, Threaten Governor Uzodinma
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Gunmen Behead Abducted Imo Local Govt Boss, Threaten Governor Uzodinma

By Angela Nkwo- Akpolu The kidnapped Sole Administrator of Ideato North local government area of Imo State, Chris Ohizu, has been beheaded. Ohizu was kidnapped last week by the gunmen after his country home was razed down by the unknown assailants. In a video posted on Ohizu WhatsApp status early Monday morning, the gunmen were seen beheading Ohizu at a yet-to-be identified location. The gunmen, who spoke in Imo dialect, also sent out threats to the Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma. Source:Leadership
Tinubu’s Campaign Director Resigns Weeks Before Election
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Tinubu’s Campaign Director Resigns Weeks Before Election

By Aniemeka Chiamaka Rejoice (Umunna TV) Naja’atu Muhammad, a director in the presidential campaign team of Bola Tinubu, has resigned. In her words: “The challenges that Nigeria faces today require me to continue championing the struggle for a better country with a clear conscience as I remain absolutely loyal to Nigeria." She further revealed that the recent developments in the political and democratic space prompted it impossible for her to continue participating in party politics. The Sixty-seven-year-old Naja’atu Muhammad was the Director of Civil Society in the Presidential Campaign Council of the ruling All Progressives Congress. Share, follow and like our page at www.facebook.com/UmunnaTV or visit www.umunna.tv
Young Lady Protects Igbo History Through Art
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Young Lady Protects Igbo History Through Art

By Aniemeka Chiamaka Rejoice (Umunna TV) Kelechi Chinwendu Kelechi who hails from Abia state is said to be a self thought artist who uses ancient patterns and symbols to create paintings that tells the past stories of "Ndi Igbo". She studied the traditional way of aesthetic making in Igbo; how the Igbos communicated using art in times past. Then created "ukaraohu" (ukara is the ritual cloth of the ethnic society) in 2019 as a way to practice "nsibidi". Over the years she has created a lot of relatable stories using this method and now educates children on how to do same for posterity. 📸 Yangi Share, follow and like our page at www.facebook.com/UmunnaTV or visit www.umunna.tv
Banks To Collect Old Notes On Saturdays — CBN
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Banks To Collect Old Notes On Saturdays — CBN

By Joseph Albert (Umunna TV) The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) today, Friday said banks would be working on Saturdays to receive the old maira notes from customers. Leader of the CBN team to Ebonyi on new Naira notes, Mr Kama Ukpai disclosed this at enlightenment campaign for traders at the Eke Market, Afikpo. He advised the public to visit banks to deposit old naira notes as there would be no extension on the Jan. 31 deadline for the notes’ submission. He said banks would work on Saturdays for this purpose and there are no limits to amounts that can be deposited. “The CBN team is in Ebonyi to ensure the implementation of the directives as we have not directed any bank to stop collecting old notes,” he said. Share, follow and like our page at www.facebook.com/UmunnaT...
Monster Guardian, Ujunwa Ugwuoke, Remanded In Custody For Alleged Murder Of 9 Year-Old Precious James Korshima
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Monster Guardian, Ujunwa Ugwuoke, Remanded In Custody For Alleged Murder Of 9 Year-Old Precious James Korshima

CASE OF MURDER OF 9 YEARS OLD PRECIOUS KORSHIMA: ENUGU POLICE CONCLUDE INVESTIGATION, ARRAIGN AND HAVE SUSPECT REMANDED IN CUSTODIAL CENTRE; As CP Ammani urges parents and guardians to be wary of whom they entrust the custody and care of their children The Homicide Section of the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (State CID) of the Enugu State Police Command, has concluded investigation into the case of alleged murder of 9 years old Precious James Korshima (female) by her guardian, one Ujunwa Ugwuoke (female) aged 29, who was arraigned in the Enugu North Magistrate Court of the State today, 19th January 2023. The suspect was remanded in the Custodial Centre and the case-file transmitted to the Office of the Attorney General of Enugu State for perusal and...
Over 6,000 Sign Petition Against Brymo’s AFRIMA Win Over His Anti-Igbo Comments
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Over 6,000 Sign Petition Against Brymo’s AFRIMA Win Over His Anti-Igbo Comments

A petition has been launched against Nigerian singer, Olawale Ashimi, popularly known as Brymo, over his comments about Igbos on his Twitter page. The singer had been under fire for stating that an Igbo presidency would only be a “pipe dream” due to the agitation for Biafra. Brymo had also maintained his stand, adding that he was not sorry over his comments, which were tagged “anti-Igbo”. In November 2022, the All Africa Music Award nominated Brymo in the ‘Song Writer of the Year’ category alongside singers from other African countries. As voting for the category is ongoing, some Nigerians have signed a petition to stop the singer from winning the award. Citing his “hateful messages” against the Igbos, the petition noted that not winning the award would send a strong me...
Peter Obi Meets With Anambra State Traditional Rulers
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Peter Obi Meets With Anambra State Traditional Rulers

Labour Party Presidential Candidate, Peter Obi, today Tuesday, 10th January, 2023, met with Anambra State traditional rulers at the Council Hall, Government House, Awka. Obi took advantage of a scheduled meeting of Anambra State Council of Traditional Rulers, under the chairmanship of HRH, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe, the Obi of Onitsha, to meet with the royal fathers.