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)- Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has given the police the Intelligence and Surveillance Centre (ISC) built by his administration. The centre was built to boost the efforts of security agencies in tackling crimes across the state to the police. The ISC, located at Ogbum-Nu-Abali community of Port Harcourt, was inaugurated yesterday by the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Usman Alkali Baba. Governor Wike said the centre is equipped with the latest technology to help improve crime fighting capability of police officers and make the state safer. The Governor stressed on the need to create…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The Federal Government of Nigeria has commenced the approved 14-working-day paternity leave for male civil servants. The effective date of the circular titled, “Computation of Leave Based on Working Days and Approval of Paternity Leave in the Public Service,” is 25 November 2022, Voice of Nigeria reports. The Federal Executive Council has last year, approved the right to a 14-day paternity leave for male officers According to the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Folasade Yemi-Esan, the move was in line with the provisions of the Public Service Rules, 2021 Edition which states…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- An in-law to President Muhammadu Buhari, Honourable Sani Mamood Sha’aban, has resigned his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC). His resignation follows the controversy which trailed the governorship primaries of the ruling party in Kaduna, Daily Trust reports. The court had two weeks ago, trashed the case on the condition that it lacked jurisdiction to entertain it. At a news briefing on Monday, a letter which Sha’aban personally signed was read by his Campaign Director, Barrister Joshua Danladi Ephraim. Sha’ban said activities of the party made him to reconsider his membership, claiming that rather…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Retirees from various primary schools across the 25 Local Government Areas of Delta state on Monday barricaded the government house over nonpayment of pensions. The retirees who wore black attires carried placards of different inscriptions such as “Wicked Okowa pay us our pensions” and “Okowa you are owing the living and the dead” among others, The Punch report. The protesters stopped vehicular movement in and out of the government house, demanding their rights. They also blocked the popular Anwai road causing heavy gridlock along the road as many of them sat on the road with…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Mr Peter Obi, on Monday disclosed how he will move Nigeria from consumption to production, if elected president in 2023. Obi has, for a period now, opined that only a move to more production can guarantee Nigeria a more stable economy, increase wealth and better the lives of millions of Nigerians, who are currently living below the poverty line. In the post on Monday where he broke down the concept of Consumption to Production, the former Anambra State Governor said he and his team have a three-tracked…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The judgement of the Federal High Court in Abuja declaring Bashir Machina as candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Yobe North Senatorial District, was upheld by the Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday. The APC had approached the appellate court, insisting Ahmad Lawan, Nigeria’s Senate President, was the authentic Senatorial candidate for Yobe North in next year’s election, therefore prayed the appellate Court to set aside the judgment of lower court. Mr. Lawan after losing out in the APC presidential primary election in June, sought to clinch the party’s senatorial ticket to…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Mrs. Nkechi Ikpeazu, wife of the Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, says there is still a long way to go to end gender-based violence in Nigeria. Governor Ikpeazu’s wife, who has been championing the ‘EndGBV’ movement, called for greater cohesion amongst the various institutions and individuals working in the human rights space to end gender-based violence in Nigeria. The theme of this year was ’16 Days of Activism: Unite Activism to End Violence Against Women and Girls’, as well as the message from UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, are pointers to the fact that every…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Hope Uzodinma, the Imo State Governor, says for development and progress to be achieved in the state, peace is inevitable. He also called for the prayers of the church to enable him succeed in the state as the Governor. The Governor also noted that no amount of blackmail, propaganda and backbiting would deter him from pursuing peace and from doing things that would please God, more so as blackmail had been proved to be as old as mankind. Uzodinma stated this yesterday at the end of a thanksgiving service in honour of Justice Chinaemerem Ucheoma…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- A female journalist, Abimbola Olajumoke Olawumi, has cried out for help, saying that her life is in danger over a story she published on social media involving the wife of the immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Bisi Fayemi. Olawunmi had in 2018, published on Facebook an alleged case of money laundering involving Fayemi in Dubai. According to the female journalist, the former First Lady was allegedly arrested in Dubai United Arab Emirates over money Laundering, but the case was covered up. Speaking to SaharaReporters, Olawunmi claimed she has been receiving calls from strange numbers…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- There is tension in Onitsha Main Market as fire is currently raging in a section of the market. A trader in the market, believed to be the biggest in West Africa, Mr Obi Barth Ifediora confirmed the incident to Daily Post. According to Ifediora, so far, two block of shops have been gutted by the fire. It was gathered that the fire is raging particularly in a section of the market known as Kano Street. The fire, which started Monday morning, has defied attempts by men of the Anambra State fire service to extinguish it.…

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