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NCS impounds contraband worth N90m in Imo

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Nigeria Customs Service PHOTO:Twitter The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone C, Owerri, has confiscated contraband worth N90 million in Imo. Mr Kayode Olusemire,...

Tue Jul 7th, 2020     Read More →

APC and the next unavoidable zoning challenge

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Which is the most likely geopolitical zone to produce the All Progressives Congress´s (APC) presidential standard-bearer in 2023? The right answer happens to be one, which most APC insiders...

Tue Jul 7th, 2020     Read More →

The Wike example

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Sir: In a private discussion with some friends last year, I had said that Gov. Nyesom Wike is the best-performing of the PDP governors and I confessed to admiring his boldness, courage and...

Tue Jul 7th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 544 new cases of COVID-19, as total infections reach 28,711

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Nigeria has recorded 544 new COVID-19 cases, a development which has taken the country’s total infection tally to 28,711. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on its...

Mon Jul 6th, 2020     Read More →

Akwa Ibom approves tax holiday for civil servants over COVID-19

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As part of measures to cushion the effects of COVID-19 pandemic, the Akwa Ibom State government has approved holiday for tax-payers in the state and directed the Ministry of Finance to work out...

Mon Jul 6th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 626 new COVID-19 cases as total climbs to 27,110

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Coronavirus PHOTO:Shutterstock Nigeria on Thursday recorded 626 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections to 27,110. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its...

Fri Jul 3rd, 2020     Read More →

The Guardian's editor-in-chief, Debo Adesina, nominated as ambassador

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Outgoing editor-in-chief of The Guardian, Debo Adesina, is among 41 non-career people nominated as ambassadors by President Buhari. Adesina was mentioned as one of the two ambassadorial nominees...

Wed Jul 1st, 2020     Read More →

Illegal bunkering: Navy siezes vessel, arrests 5 suspects in Akwa Ibom

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The Nigerian Navy Ship Jubilee (NNS) on Tuesday said that it has seized a vessel used for oil bunkering and arrested five suspects in Akwa Ibom. The Commander of NNS Jubilee, Commodore Majid...

Wed Jul 1st, 2020     Read More →

Legal battle raises hope on ex-governors, others’ jumbo pension

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Mr. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq The details of payment of life pensions to former governors across the 36 states in the country, and the names and details of such ex-governors and other government...

Tue Jun 30th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 490 new COVID-19 cases, total now 24,567

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Nigeria on Sunday recorded 490 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 24,567. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known via its...

Mon Jun 29th, 2020     Read More →

Appointment: Oil community laments marginalisation by Akwa Ibom govt, NDDC

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Kindly Share This Story: By Chioma Onuegbu – Uyo The people of Eastern Obolo local government area of Akwa Ibom State has lamented the alleged marginalisation of the area in allocation of...

Mon Jun 29th, 2020     Read More →

Akwa Ibom declares ‘No face mask, no trading’ in market places

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Kindly Share This Story: By Chioma Onuegbu – Uyo Akwa Ibom State Government has declared that it would henceforth enforce a “no face mask, no trading” directive in market places...

Sat Jun 27th, 2020     Read More →

2021 budget: Akwa Ibom govt urged to make budgetary provisions for People With Disabilities

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Kindly Share This Story:Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State By Harris Emanuel Uyo — Akwa Ibom State government has been called upon to make specific budget allocations to People WIth...

Fri Jun 26th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC records 649 new cases, as total infection hits 22,020

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Nigeria has recorded 649 new cases of COVID-19 pandemic, bringing the total number of infections in the country, as at June 24, to 22,020. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this...

Thu Jun 25th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19 in Nigeria: Confirmed cases exceed 22,000 as NCDC announces 649 new cases

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The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria has now exceeded 22,000 as the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, announces that 649 new cases were recorded on Wednesday. The 649 new...

Wed Jun 24th, 2020     Read More →