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    Aregbesola: If confirmed, I will introduce heavy taxes for wealthy Nigerians

Aregbesola: If confirmed, I will introduce heavy taxes for wealthy Nigerians

Rauf Aregbesola, a ministerial nominee from Osun and former governor of the state, says he will impose heavy taxes on high net-worth individuals if he eventually becomes a minister.Aregbesola made this known on Monday while responding to questions during his ministerial screening.Theodore Orji, the senator representing Abia central, had asked Aregbesola to share his opinion on multiple taxation and how [...]

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    Theodore Orji’s son emerges speaker of Abia assembly

Theodore Orji’s son emerges speaker of Abia assembly

Chinedum Orji, son of Theodore Orji, former governor of Abia state, has emerged speaker of the state house of assembly.Orji, who was the majority leader emerged speaker on Monday after being nominated by Munachim Alozie of Ugwunagbo state constituency.The nomination was seconded by Ginger Onwusibe of Isialangwa north respectively constituency.The father of the new speaker was governor of the state from [...]

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    Onyechere, spokesman of former Abia gov, assassinated in Imo

Onyechere, spokesman of former Abia gov, assassinated in Imo

Unknown gunmen on Sunday night shot dead Ben Onyechere, former media adviser to Theodore Orji, the immediate past governor of Abia state.A source told NAN that the deceased was kidnapped around 8pm, in Ikenegbu axis of Owerri, Imo state capital, where he had gone for shopping.“The gunmen numbering five trailed Onyechere to a popular super market in Ikenegbu and forced [...]

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    Bill against sex-for-marks passes 2nd reading at senate

Bill against sex-for-marks passes 2nd reading at senate

A bill prohibiting sexual harassment of students by educators in tertiary educational  institutions has scaled second reading at the senate.The bill, which was debated on Tuesday, received the endorsement of many lawmakers.Leading the debate on the bill, Ovie Omo-Agege, a senator from Delta central, argued that sexual harassment was rife in many higher institutions of learning in Nigeria, hence the [...]

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    Akpabio, Orji, Kashamu win senatorial election

Akpabio, Orji, Kashamu win senatorial election

Godswill Akpabio, governor of Akwa Ibom state and Theodore Orji, his Abia state counterpart, have been elected into the upper chamber of the national assembly.While Akpabio would represent Akwa Ibom north east senatorial district, Orji would be the representative of the Abia central senatorial zone in the next assembly.Akpabio polled a total of 422,009 ahead of Inibehe Okorie, the candidate [...]

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    Imo commends Orji for reinstating non-indigenes

Imo commends Orji for reinstating non-indigenes

Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has commended his Abia counterpart for reinstating sacked Imo indigenes working in Abia.The commendation is contained in a statement signed by the senior special assistant to Okorocha, Mr Sam Onwuemedo, on Thursday in Owerri."The government of Imo State has received with delight the report that the Governor of Abia State, Chief Theodore Orji, has [...]

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