Author: Alexandra Dominic-Chukwu

Alexandra Dominic-Chukwu is based in the eastern region of Nigeria. She covers politics, news writing, feature stories, among others. She has multitasking skills and can easily adapt to any working condition. She enjoys reading and writing.

ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The gubernatorial candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), in Akwa Ibom State, Bassey Albert, has been sentenced to 42 years in prison for alleged corruption. A Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, the state capital on Thursday, convicted and sentenced Mr Albert who was prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC). He has been taken to Ikot Ekpene prisons, Akwa Ibom State, to serve his prison term. A serving senator representing Akwa Ibom North East District, Albert, was accused of receiving bribes of 12 cars worth N254 million from an oil marketer,…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The Authority of Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), has announced that the Federal Government has no intention of increasing the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) during the festive period. It said that this advisory addresses speculations on the price and availability of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS). The authority noted that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPCL) has imported PMS with current stock levels sufficient for 34 days. The regulatory authority therefore, advised the public and marketers to avoid panic buying. This was contained in a statement Signed by the Corporate…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) Governorship Primary held on 29 May, 2022 in Abia State, has been nullified by the Federal High Court Abuja. The judge, Justice Binta Nyako, subsequently ordered that a fresh primary be conducted within 14 days. Justice Nyako gave the order in a judgement on a suit by Chikwe Udensi, challenging the outcome of the APGA gubernatorial primary purportedly won by Greg Ibe. Nyako noted that from the evidence and testimonies of witnesses, the 29 May APGA governorship primary in Abia was “flawed and marred by irregularities”. It was gathered…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The youths of the Okere Community in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State have staged a peaceful protest at the palace of the Olu of Warri Kingdom, HRM Ogiame Atuwatse III. The angry youths are protesting against hoodlums activities in the area which are trying to frustrate the electoral process in the youth body of the community. The youths during their protest on Monday, chanted solidarity songs and marched from the community to the palace of the revered monarch. The protesting youths carry placards with inscriptions such as: “if you nor qualify, you…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The Delta State Police Command have arrested a man, 25, identified as Godsgift Uweghwerhen, for flogging his three-year-old daughter to death. It was gathered that the suspect committed the dastardly act on Wednesday after the child allegedly entered his neighbour’s apartment. The ugly incident occurred at Aladja community, Udu Local Government Area of Delta State. Uweghwerhen reportedly flogged the baby who was said to have been sick for sometime with a cane and inflicted bodily injuries on her. The accused reportedly fled the scene immediately on noticing that the young child had given up the…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State, Ovie Omo-Agege, has vowed to harness the potential of Yahoo Boys (Internet fraudsters) by engaging them in positive ways, if elected as Governor in 2023 elections. The Deputy Senate President made the promise on Wednesday during the party’s ward-to-ward governorship campaign in the Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State’s Onicha-Ugbo, Issele-Uku, and Onicha-Olona communities, ahead of the 2023 general elections. Senator Omo-Agege berated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for alleged failure to utilize funds received from the Federal Government of Nigeria. According to…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Pius Anyim Pius, a former Senate President, has said that any failure in democracy starts with the political parties. He said that most of the political parties existing in Nigeria are mere platforms for powerful individuals to grab power at the detriment of the people. Anyim, a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, stated this on Wednesday at the 2022 Annual Political Parties Summit in Abuja. In his keynote address, Senator Anyim attributed the recent controversy surrounding the presidential primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- A former All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, has described the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar as a serial betrayer. The former Governor of Edo State also called Atiku the weakest of all the top candidates in the forthcoming 2023 presidential election. Oshiomhole made the claims on Wednesday while featuring on the Channels Television’s Politics Today programme. His words: “He (Atiku) is the weakest link right now among the three leading candidates. “PDP governors said we can’t trust him, every agreement we made with him, he broke it; he is…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has signed the female inheritance bill into law. The inheritance bill will allow Abia women inherit and own properties in their father’s family. The citation for the law is ‘The Female Persons Right of Inheritance of Property Law 2022’. Congratulating Abia women on the feat, Governor Ikpeazu said his administration would continue to support women. Ikpeazu added that his administration would lean on the side of reason and common sense in the discharge of its obligations to residents, noting that women would no longer be treated as second-class citizens…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Elder statesman, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, has condemned the recent herdsmen killings in Enugu State communities which have recorded scores of deaths. Iwuanyanwu who just returned from a trip abroad after his 80th birthday in September also called on South-East Governors and the Igbo apex group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, to summon an emergency meeting of political, religious and traditional rulers in attendance to resolve the herders incident at Enugu. He sympathized with families of those who lost their lives or sustained injuries in the attacks, and also, kicked against destruction of farmlands by grazing of the cows.…

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