Christopher University Holds First Matriculation

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On Thursday, March 30, 2017, Christopher University, Mowe, a university established for the pursuit of academic innovation in management and entrepreneurship to produce good managers and scholars, celebrated her first matriculation, official opening and public lecture being delivered by Professor Anya O. Anya, The Source Magazine was there to capture some quests present at the event. Pix By Uche Nwosisi. Share on: WhatsApp

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Why South east Governors Forum Died…And Rose Again

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu   Camaraderie among five Governors of the South east states is waxing strong. The South east Governors Forum suffered paralysis following the exit from office as governor, of its Chairman for eight years, former governor Peter Obi of Anambra state. This magazine learnt that political differences and struggle for the Chairmanship of the Forum among the governors was at the heart of it’s the (Forum) inertia for almost three years. Sources close to the Forum inform that with the victory of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in…

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Nigeria Begins Another Round of Fuel Scarcity,If…..

By Oji Odu As members of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), made good their thereat to begin an indefinite strike today, Monday, April 3, 2017 to press home their unmet demands, Nigerians may begin to experience a return of the nightmarish long queues at filling stations. The duration of this industrial action depends largely on the outcome of the meeting between the union and the Federal Government scheduled for 3pm today. Petroleum Tanker Drivers,( PTD), branch of NUPENG, had directed her members to begin a…

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Ali’s Masterstroke, Senators Rebuff Abubakar Malami

By Stephen Ubanna Those who think that the on-going mass posting of Assistant Comptrollers by  Hameed Ali , a retired Colonel and embattled Comptroller General , Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, would affect the operation of the Service a at the ports and land border areas would be disappointed. This is because the exercise has long been expected. The movement of the Assistant Comptrollers from the Customs formation in the north to the south , according a source is to inject discipline into the Service. It is coming on the heels…

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Mudslides Kills 254 People In Colombia

  Devastating mudslides in the Colombian town of Mocoa killed at least 254 people including 43 children, President Juan Manuel Santos said Sunday, as survivors described gruesome scenes amid the ruins. Santos, who traveled to the southern town to personally oversee relief operations, warned the toll could keep climbing. “Unfortunately, these are still preliminary figures,” he wrote on Twitter, after giving an earlier toll of 210. “We offer our prayers for all of them. We send our condolences and the entire country’s sympathies to their families.” More than 200 were…

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“Am Not Detained, I Only Report At DSS Office Daily”-Ifeanyi Ubah

The Group Managing Director of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Mr. Ifeanyi Ubah, has said that he reports at the headquarters of the Department of State Services in Abuja daily and that he is not being detained. Ubah, who spoke in a telephone interview with our correspondent in Abuja on Sunday, said that the DSS was mediating in a financial dispute he had with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. When he spoke with our correspondent, he said he was on his way to the DSS office, where he said there…

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NUPENG Says No Going Back On Proposed Strike

The planned indefinite strike by the Petroleum Tanker Drivers arm of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers will commence as scheduled today (Monday), the union said on Sunday. The Chairman, NUPENG, South-West Zone, Alhaji Tokunbo Korodo, told one of our correspondents, “The strike will hold on Monday. We have not received any positive response from the government.” He said tanker drivers across the nation would boycott fuel depots to press home their demands, adding that several complaints regarding poor salaries, poor state of Nigerian roads, poor sleeping…

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Outrage Greets the Recent Hike in Multichoice Subscription Rate

Effective May 1, millions of Digital Satellite Television (DStv) subscribers in the country would pay more as the owners, Multichoice, effects a price increase across all packages. The PayTv giant yesterday sent out text messages informing its teeming subscribers to expect price hike in 30 days time. A specific message to Premium bouquet customers reads: “Dear DStv customer, due to a price adjustment, your premium package fee has changed from N13, 980 to N14, 700 effective May 1, 2017.” The price hike is coming at a time most Nigerians are struggling to…

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DSS Clears Saraki of N310 Million Ownership

As the controversy over the ownership of N310 million allegedly stolen from the Maitama home of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki gathers storm, the Department of State Service, DSS, yesterday cleared him of any culpability. The DSS said the cash did not belong to Saraki or any member of the National Assembly and accused its dismissed staff, who is now standing trial for armed robbery, Abdulrasheed Maigari, of trying to fabricate a lie for a hidden motive. It will be recalled that Maigari, a former DSS operative, had said that…

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Brexit: 35 years after Falkland, another female PM faces Spain over Gibraltar

Brexit-a word coined in the context of Britain exiting the European Union-has been fully kickstarted by the British prime Minister, Theresa May. The British Ambassador personally handed over the letter, which triggered the activation of article 50 of the Lisbon convention, to Donald Tusk, the European Council President in Lisbon. This automatically notifies the EU officially of the intention of Britain to exit the Union after a forty years of sojourn.As a rule, copies of the letter will be sent to the other twenty seven EU member countries. With this…

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