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N-Power begins physical verification of 300,000 volunteers Dec. 4

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The 300,000 candidates pre-selected under the Federal Government’s N-Power Scheme will undergo its physical verification phase from Dec. 4 to Dec. 14 in the 774 local government areas of the...

Fri Nov 24th, 2017     Read More →

N-Power begins physical verification of 300,000 volunteers on Dec. 4

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Abuja – The 300,000 candidates pre-selected under the Federal Government’s N-Power Scheme will undergo its physical verification phase from Dec. 4 to Dec. 14 in the 774 local...

Fri Nov 24th, 2017     Read More →

Gov Emmanuel tasks lawyers on rule of law

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By Chioma Onuegbu GOVERNOR Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has urged lawyers to ensure that they respect and uphold the rule of law while handling matters to sustain democracy in the country....

Fri Nov 24th, 2017     Read More →

Medical Tourism: Nigerians eye $300m Ghanaian health facility

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By Sola Ogundipe & Gabriel Olawale Ghana looks set to Ghana looks set to become the next medical tourism destination for Nigerians as attention shifts to emergence of the proposed Eco-Medical...

Thu Nov 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Bolaji Abdullahi a liar, exposed his book as tissue of lies – Jonathan

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By Anthony Ogbonna Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that the National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Bolaji Abdullahi is a liar. Dr. Jonathan also said that...

Thu Nov 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Ukanafun killings: We’re leaving no stone unturn —A-Ibom CP

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By Dennis Udoma UYO—Akwa Ibom State Police Commissioner, Mr. Zubairu Muazu, has said that he is leaving no stone unturned in his determination to bring those behind last Sunday’s...

Wed Nov 22nd, 2017     Read More →

A-Ibom govt publishes financial statements, Speaker insists

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By Chioma Onuegbu SPEAKER of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Mr. Onofiok Luke, has insisted that the state government always makes its financial statements public, contrary to claims by some...

Wed Nov 22nd, 2017     Read More →

PANDEF to FG: Military intimidation can’t stop N-Delta struggle

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By Emma Amaize, Egufe Yafugborhi & Perez Brisibe EFFURUN—THE Pan Niger Delta Conference, PANDEF, yesterday, told the Federal Government that the Niger Delta region would not abandon the...

Wed Nov 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Crisis looms as Senate queries ‘unrealistic projections in MTEF’

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—STRONG indications emerged yesterday at the Senate that the implementation of the N8.612 trillion 2018 budget recently presented to the joint session of the National...

Wed Nov 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Navy promotes 78 senior officers

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The Nigerian Navy (NN) says its Board has approved the promotion of 78 senior officers. The Acting Director of Information, Naval Headquarters, Navy Capt. Suleman Dahun, disclosed this in a...

Tue Nov 21st, 2017     Read More →

Recession, our well-being and Economic experts

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Since the publication of the 2017 Second Quarter Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), which indicated that Nigeria has inched out of recession,...

Tue Nov 21st, 2017     Read More →

5m pupils get free meal in 19 states — Presidency

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—THE Presidency, yesterday, stated that over five million pupils in 28,249 schools in 19 states of the federation were currently being fed under the...

Tue Nov 21st, 2017     Read More →

A’Ibom community strips, parades housewife on spurious allegation

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*Police detain victim, husband for 3 days without investigation *Nobody caught her stealing cassava tubers in my farm – Peter Isip, accuser’s husband *I ‘m not a thief, I...

Tue Nov 21st, 2017     Read More →

Akwa Ibom seeks increased patronage for local contracting firms

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THE Akwa Ibom State Government is demanding that International Oil Companies (IOCs) increase their patronage of the oil and gas contracting firms whose operational bases are domiciled in the...

Tue Nov 21st, 2017     Read More →

Gunmen storm Akwa Ibom commissioner’s house, kill sister, 2 others

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—FOUR gunmen, yesterday, stormed the village residence of Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Udoh Ekpenyong, in Ikot Oku...

Mon Nov 20th, 2017     Read More →

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