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How to consolidate PDP’s reign in South South

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PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus PHOTO: TwitterSeveral theories have been propounded on how the complete takeover of the South-South geopolitical zone by the Peoples Democratic Party...

Sun Sep 27th, 2020     Read More →

Efa’s Midas touch lifts Ibom Hotel and Golf Resort

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The story of Ibom Hotel and Golf Resort cannot be complete without the mention of the name Brian Efa, who through his wealth of knowledge in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry, has made the...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

Udom Emmanuel and good governance in Akwa Ibom State

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Cross River Governor Udom EmmanuelIt is the duty of every government to promote good governance through the design, formulation and implementation of policies and programmes aimed at enhancing...

Wed Sep 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Don faults NBS’ rating of Akwa Ibom as second most unproductive state

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A professor of Environmental Engineering and Science, Hilary Inyang, has disagreed with a report by the National Bureau of Statistics [NBS] rating Akwa Ibom as the second state with high rate of...

Wed Sep 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Akwa Ibom plans launch of anthem, state emblem, others

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Akwa Ibom State Government has commenced plans to launch its own anthem and emblem to create a unified identity for its people. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini Ememobong...

Tue Sep 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Democracy wins as Edo people speak with one ‘vote’

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Nigerians desire genuine democracy. That was the major point to take away from Saturday’s Edo State gubernatorial poll. It was not all about the outcome, but about the fidelity of the...

Tue Sep 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Edo people rejected bullion van democracy, says George

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A former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olabode George, yesterday, applauded Edo people for rejecting what he described as ‘bullion van democracy’ and...

Mon Sep 21st, 2020     Read More →

Tragedy as landlord sets tenant ablaze over N11, 000 rent

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Tragedy struck in Calabar as a landlord set one of his tenants ablaze in her room for owing him N11, 000 rent. It was gathered that the victim, Mrs. Mary Samuel, met her untimely death on...

Sat Sep 19th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC records 131 new cases, as total infections now 56,735

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 131 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 56,735. The NCDC made this known...

Fri Sep 18th, 2020     Read More →

FACT CHECK: Video shared by former NHRC boss Odinkalu on Edo poll is old, misleading

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A video showing suspected political thugs has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times on Twitter alongside a claim that there is a “War in Edo” ahead of the governorship election on...

Thu Sep 17th, 2020     Read More →

Ibom deep seaport will improve efficiency, generate employment

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The Ibom deep seaport has been described as a project that will be of immense value to Nigeria, in terms of employment generation, increase in port capacity, and also improve efficiency in...

Thu Sep 17th, 2020     Read More →

We will win on Saturday, Obaseki declares

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Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has declared that with the support of Edo people and endorsements by over 100 groups in the state, he was certain of victory in Saturday’s governorship...

Wed Sep 16th, 2020     Read More →

Ojougboh’s theory and our future

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One of the privileges of being a politician in Nigeria is that he or she can say or do anything without being held accountable. That is why so many extraordinary things happen in Nigeria’s...

Wed Sep 16th, 2020     Read More →

NJC, NBA insist on Ikpeme as Cross River chief judge

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The Nigeria Judicial Council (NJC) and Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) have insisted on the confirmation of Justice Akon Ikpeme as the substantive chief judge of Cross River State. Twice, the NJC...

Tue Sep 15th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria’s cocoa production falls as Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire enjoy boom

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Production of cocoa as cash crop has dropped due to inadequate financing, among other factors. This is despite that cocoa is the nation’s leading cash crop in terms of export and second...

Fri Sep 11th, 2020     Read More →