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Nigerian Breweries/Ohiwerei Trust motivates A’Ibom school with classroom blocks, library

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By Chioma Onuegbu MBIABONG—THE people of Mbiabong, Ikot Akpan community, Uyo Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, teachers and pupils of the Special Education Centre in the town, are...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

Osinbajo inaugurates secondary health facility in Akwa Ibom

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By Chioma Obinna Hospital services in Akwa Ibom State have received a boost as Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, inaugurated a General Hospital in the state. He described the hospital as an...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

Osinbajo pledges FG commitment to develop Ibom Deep Sea Port

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…As Emmanuel laments lack of federal presence in A/Ibom By Emmanuel Ayungbe & Chioma Onuegbu UYO—VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, weekend, pledged Federal Government commitment...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

We must take tourism seriously as a serious business — DG, NTDC

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The Director General/ Chief Executive, Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, NTDC, Folorunsho Coker, in this interview points the way forward to modern tourism industry for Nigeria. Excerpt....

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

Akwa Ibom Police nab notorious kidnap kingpin

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By Emmanuel AyungbeBy Emmanuel Ayungbe UYO—AKWA Ibom State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Muazu Zubairu, weekend, paraded suspected ring leader of a notorious kidnap gang. Mr. Zubairu, who...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

Inaccurate billing responsible for irregular power supply in Nigeria – Osinbajo

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the problem of irregular power supply in Nigeria is caused by inaccurate billing system resulting from insufficient metering machines. Osinbajo made the...

Sun Sep 24th, 2017     Read More →

Restructuring is a dagger in the heart of polity – 2

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The wretched nurseries of unceasing discord and the miserable objects of universal pity and contempt”. That was the way Alexander Hamilton, 1757-1804, one of the founding fathers of America...

Sun Sep 24th, 2017     Read More →

‘Snakes are cheaper to keep as pets and security guards than dogs’ 

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Three boxes full of poisonous snakes, spiders, millipedes and other reptiles, smuggled from Cameroon and intercepted by the Customs, have been handed to the Department of Forestry and Natural...

Sun Sep 24th, 2017     Read More →

Syringe factory: Udom Emmanuel is a very clever governor — VP Osinbajo

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As part of the activities to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Akwa Ibom State a four hundred million capacity a year syringe manufacturing company has been commissioned by Vice President Yemi...

Sun Sep 24th, 2017     Read More →

Late President Kennedy thought Nigeria would be like the US in 12 years – Mike Igni

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By Dapo Akinrefon A lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Mike Igini was the Resident Electoral Commissioner for Cross River State before his reappointment and redeployment to Akwa Ibom State. Mike...

Sat Sep 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Osinbajo says inaccurate billing responsible for irregular power supply in Nigeria

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Uyo – Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the problem of irregular power supply in Nigeria is caused by inaccurate billing system resulting from insufficient metering...

Sat Sep 23rd, 2017     Read More →

FG disbursed N125m loan to micro businesses in Akwa Ibom – Osinbajo

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Osinbajo Uyo – The Federal Government has disbursed N125 million as loans to Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) in Akwa Ibom. The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, disclosed this...

Sat Sep 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Gov. Udom canvasses for Governors, wants tenure elongation

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has on Friday canvassed for tenure elongation of the present crop of Governors at the helm of affairs in the states of the...

Sat Sep 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Former A/Ibom first Lady dies

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—FORMER First Lady of Akwa Ibom State, Mrs. Obongawan Isemin, has died in the early hours of yesterday. Imoh was the wife of the first civilian governor of Akwa Ibom...

Thu Sep 21st, 2017     Read More →

Akwa Ibom N/East: Makarfi- led PDP makes u- turn, wants appeal against Etim revisited

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*** Writes Akwa Ibom, re- instructs it to continue to represent it at the Appeal Court By Henry Umoru ABUJA- The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has made a U- turn on its earlier notice of...

Thu Sep 21st, 2017     Read More →

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