Wednesday, December 1

Editorial

Lady, 35 storms Anambra in search of biological mother
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Lady, 35 storms Anambra in search of biological mother

By: Isaac Ojo, Nnewi A thirty five year old lady who gave her name as Patience has stormed the commercial city of Onitsha, Anambra State in search of her biological mother. Patience said that she did not actually know the exact part of Anambra her mother comes from but insisted that her father met her mum while serving at Onitsha Military cantonment. The lady who is frantically searching for her mum whose name according to her is Mary said the happiest thing that would happen to her is to reconcile with her mother and maternal relations. Speaking with The Daily Vendor Newspaper in a chat, Patience said "Actually I was born in onitsha but didn't grow up there, my dad is from Kaduna State, his name is Luka Kuchi but my Mum is from Awka Local Government Area. I was actually raise...
Confidence Boosting: Anambra CP, Echeng leads heads of security agencies on patrol
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Confidence Boosting: Anambra CP, Echeng leads heads of security agencies on patrol

The Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Echeng Eworo Echeng (CP) on Thursday led heads of security agencies in the state on patrol. In an on the spot update made available to The Daily Vendor Newspaper by the spokesperson of the state’s police command Tochukwu Ikenga (DSP), the CP said that his style of policing is taking preventive measures. ”My style remains preventive policing,” CP Echeng Echeng said. It was however learnt that he led the military and other heads of security agencies on confidence boosting Patrol. Places visited include, Nnewi, Ihiala Onitsha, Nkpor, Obosi, Igboukwu, Ekwulobia among other parts of the state. Details later…
How to recover a disabled Facebook group
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How to recover a disabled Facebook group

It is usually annoying and frustrating when you receive that notification from the blue app announcing that your Facebook group has been disabled. I feel your pain, but it is however important to understand that having your Facebook group disabled is not necessarily the end of your social life. In this piece, I will share with you some information that could help you recover your Facebook group and also help to keep it safe going forward. Firstly let’s look at what a Facebook group is and what makes it different from a Facebook page. A Facebook group is a platform created for a business or an organization to promote activities.  In Facebook group, users can join and have the ability to post their thoughts and interact using a discussion threads. For many years, before the...
Nigerian Air Force officers allegedly assault Doctor on her way to work in Rivers
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Nigerian Air Force officers allegedly assault Doctor on her way to work in Rivers

The Nigerian Air Force has detained and commenced probe into allegations of assault on a medical doctor by its officers. According to the report by the PUNCH, the victim, Dr Otoide AO was on her way to resume duty at a hospital in Rivers State when the officers accosted her. The report said the incident happened on May 18 along Ohiamini-Psychiatric Road, off Rumuola, Port Harcourt, the state capital, around 5pm. The victim, Dr Otoide, said she was going to cover a night shift when she “saw a light blue Hilux with military personnel and a light blue luxury bus behind it”. She said she had her Medical ID cards on and a pass issued by the Attorney General of the state for essential workers to be exempted from the lockdown in parts of the state occasioned by COVID-19. “As they ...
Zulum flags off palliative distribution in Borno
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Zulum flags off palliative distribution in Borno

The Governor of Borno State, Babagana Umara Zulum has early Saturday morning launched the distribution of food items to internally displaced persons and the most vulnerable citizens across wards in Borno state as part of palliatives to cushion the effects of lockdown imposed to contain spread of COVID19. Zulum did the brief flag off at custom house IDP camp in Muna, Jere local government area. The Governor announced at the camp that a large quantity of the food to be distributed at the camp was released by the Northeast Development Commission, NEDC, for which the people of Borno are grateful to President Muhammadu Buhari’s led federal government. He said the NEDC has donated 15,000 bags of rice, 15,000 bags of sorghum and 14,000 bags of millet while the state government is provid...
An Apt Open Letter to Nigeria’s President on Police Checkpoints Along Sagamu – Onitsha Rd
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An Apt Open Letter to Nigeria’s President on Police Checkpoints Along Sagamu – Onitsha Rd

A veteran journalist Chucks Iloegbunam writes an open letter to Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari on the alarming number of check points on the Sagamu – Asaba federal highway. Dear Mr. President, Travelling from Lagos to Anambra State on November 9, 2019, I counted 67 “checkpoints” mostly manned by armed men of the Police Mobile Force along the 371-kilometre stretch from Sagamu to Asaba. Travelling the same route again on Thursday, November 28, 2019, I counted 64 “checkpoints”. I was on each occasion behind the wheel, meaning that my calculations may have missed or added a number of “checkpoints”. On November 30, 2019, however, Chief Tony Onyima, a respected journalist travelling as a passenger, counted 60 checkpoints on the same tortuous stretch, noting the precise location of ea...