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Dad married daughter, had sex with her weeks after boyfriend was killed

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A father who allegedly married and had sex with his biological daughter has confessed to killing her boyfriend, authorities say. Larry Paul McClure, 55, and Amanda McClure, 31, are both charged...

Wed Nov 20th, 2019     Read More →

Stakeholders canvass equal ownership of mineral resources

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State governments have called on the Federal Government to resolve the issue of solid mineral deposits in their domain so that they could begin to benefit the royalties accruing from...

Wed Nov 20th, 2019     Read More →

Mentor your son, judge tells mother of teenager accused of sodomy

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Justice Abiola Soladoye of an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court, Lagos, on Monday advised the mother of Chinedu Ezebuka, 19, who was accused of sodomy to mentor him to shun the...

Mon Nov 18th, 2019     Read More →

Oil-producing communities reek of poverty despite over N10t 13% derivation

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Despite the receipt of over N10t from the 13 per cent derivation principle between 2000 and 2018, by Niger Delta states, the deplorable living conditions in oil-producing communities remain...

Sun Nov 17th, 2019     Read More →

Onwioduokit: Let people demand accountability from their governments

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Onwioduokit Professor of Economics at the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Emmanuel Onwioduokit, in this interview with INEMESIT AKPAN-NSOH in Uyo, said that the Federal Government was...

Sun Nov 17th, 2019     Read More →

Councillor remanded in prison for allegedly stripping woman in public

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prison A local lawmaker in Akwa Ibom state, South-South Nigeria, has been remanded in prison for allegedly assaulting a woman and stripping her naked. The accused, Uduak Nseobot, is a councillor...

Fri Nov 15th, 2019     Read More →

Women can play critical role in combating climate change – Ikeazor

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Mrs Sharon Ikeazor, the Minister of State for Environment, says women have a critical role to play in combating climate change. Ikeazor made this known while receiving Mrs Ebere Ifendu, the...

Fri Nov 15th, 2019     Read More →

Photos: Multiple millipedes take over suspected thief’s home in Akwa Ibom

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… deliver a letter to the thief to return stolen items An alleged thief who specializes in breaking and entering into people’s apartments to cart away their belongings was on Tuesday...

Wed Nov 13th, 2019     Read More →

Group knocks Niger Delta states on corruption

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An anti-corruption advocacy group, Social Development Integrated Center, (SDIC), has urged Niger Delta citizens to begin the process of engaging their representatives at the state and federal...

Sun Nov 10th, 2019     Read More →

Sexual harassment bill scales second reading

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The sexual harassment bill sponsored by the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, and 106 other senators scaled second reading yesterday after an elongated debate. The proposed legislation...

Thu Nov 7th, 2019     Read More →

Rohr arrives Saturday as Eagles begin training November 10

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The Super Eagles will begin training in Uyo for their AFCON qualifier against Benin Republic… on November 11. PHOTO: AFP. • Senegalese referees to officiate Eagles, Squirrels...

Thu Nov 7th, 2019     Read More →

Reinventing NDDC: President Buhari serves them a la carte menu

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The Niger Delta States of Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Delta and Bayelsa despite getting huge amounts as derivation fund from the federation account for many years – higher than all other states in...

Thu Nov 7th, 2019     Read More →

Akwa Ibom begins preparation for Eagles/Squirrels’ AFCON qualifier

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The Super Eagles will battle with Squirrels of Benin Republic in an AFCON qualifier in Uyo… next week.The Akwa Ibom State government has affirmed its readiness to host next week’s...

Wed Nov 6th, 2019     Read More →

Crisis Looms in NDDC as Lawan asks new Board to take over Affairs of Commission

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President of the Senate, Sen. Ahmed Lawan By Henry Umoru Strong Indications have emerged that fresh crisis looms at the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC as the President of the Senate,...

Tue Nov 5th, 2019     Read More →

Eight lecturers sacked for sexual harassment

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Eight lecturers of Akwa Ibom state University, Ikot Akpaden, have lost their job for alleged sexual harassment. Addressing journalists at the university main campus, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Eno...

Tue Nov 5th, 2019     Read More →