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GRACIOUS DAVID-WEST The story of serial hotel room killer

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By Egufe Yafugborhi Even as the video clip continues to trend of one arrested Gracious David West, confessing to the Rivers State Police Command as the mastermind of serial murders of women in...

Sun Sep 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Osinbajo urge states to partner FG over investment

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BY: Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (GCON) has said that it was important for any state that wants to attract investment must partner the Federal government in providing some...

Sat Sep 21st, 2019     Read More →

A/Ibom at 32: Osinbajo represents Buhari, inaugurates projects

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Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN is set to embark on a State visit to Akwa Ibom to represent President Muhammadu Buhari at the 32nd Anniversary of the state’s creation. Prof....

Sat Sep 21st, 2019     Read More →

Fire razes WHO storage facility in Osun

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) vaccination storage facility at the Ayegbaju Market in Osogbo, Osun State, was razed by fire on Saturday. WHO chief, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus a The ...

Sat Sep 21st, 2019     Read More →

Kebbi committed to improving health indices of women, children

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Dr. Abubakar Kaoje, Executive Secretary, Kebbi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, says the state government is committed to improving maternal, newborn and child health indices in the...

Sat Sep 21st, 2019     Read More →

Group decries increase in smuggling of substandard goods, asks Buhari to sanitise customs

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As the federal government continue to make frantic efforts towards reviving the moribund Ajaokuta Steel company, a Non-Governmental Organisation, Social Integrity Network, (SINET), has advised...

Sat Sep 21st, 2019     Read More →

Osinbajo to represent Buhari at Akwa Ibom’s 32nd anniversary 

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, will be representing the President at the 32nd anniversary of the creation of Akwa Ibom this weekend in Uyo, the State capital. Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo As ...

Sat Sep 21st, 2019     Read More →

I won’t seek 3rd term through my successor — Udom Emmanuel

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By Chioma Onuegbu – Uyo GOVERNOR Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has said that he has no plan or intention to continue in office beyond 2023, through his successor. Gov. Udom...

Sat Sep 21st, 2019     Read More →

100 women undergo OBLBF free surgery to remove uterine fibroid

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By Egufe Yafugborhi – Port Harcourt One hundred indigent women have, in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, commenced free surgery to relieve them of uterine fibroid at the goodwill of the OB Lulu...

Sat Sep 21st, 2019     Read More →

I won’t seek third term through surrogate — Gov Emmanuel

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…As Youths, Women, Political Class Celebrate Governor’s Victory Amidst political speculations and postulations against 2023, Governor Udom Emmanuel has diffused plan to seek the third...

Sat Sep 21st, 2019     Read More →

PDP thumps up tribunal judgments on Govs. Udom, Ishaku

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Gov. Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom state and his Taraba counterpart, Darius Ishaku for their victories at the Governorship Election Petitions...

Sat Sep 21st, 2019     Read More →

Suspected serial killer admits strangling 7 girls in P/Harcourt, others

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A suspected serial killer, Gracious David-West, 39, arrested by the police has admitted killing at least seven women in hotels in Lagos, Owerri and Port Harcourt. The suspect was arrested on...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

Tribunal judgments: PDP congratulates Govs. Okowa, Ikpeazu

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta and his Abia counterpart, Okezie Ikpeazu over the Governorship Elections Petition Tribunals judgment which upheld...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

NDDC BOARD: The need for technocrats

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By Ime Ibanga WHEN the Olusegun Obasanjo administration established the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in 2000, it had the intention of developing the oil-rich Niger Delta region which...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

Wike’s revenge, Atiku’s next move

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THE harmattan is coming early for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. In one week alone, the party lost at the presidential election tribunal, and also left daggers in the backs of two of its...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →