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Obasanjo : We don’t need fresh National Conference

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, Niger Delta, Jimitota Onoyume (Asst News Editor), Egufe Yafugborhi, Davies Iheamnachor, Perez Brisibe, Harris Emmanuel and Chioma Onuegbu THE people of the...

Sun Jul 21st, 2019     Read More →

Ministerial nomination in Akwa Ibom set to hit stalemate

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By Ebriku John Friday As the cloud thickens and the howling gale of uncertainty rends the air in Akwa Ibom State, the question on everyone’s lip has been, who will it be, as the nomination...

Sun Jul 21st, 2019     Read More →

SERAP drags senior Nigerian officials to ICC ‘for leaving 13.2 million children out of school’

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a petition to Mrs. Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC), urging her to use her “good offices to...

Sun Jul 21st, 2019     Read More →

Who does Buhari know?

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By Emmanuel Aziken President Muhammadu Buhari last week cited the need to get people personally known to him as the reason for his dithering procrastination in naming his ministers. BUHARI Era of...

Sat Jul 20th, 2019     Read More →

The media sons and daughters of July

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By Lanre Idowu JULY, the seventh month of the year, holds special attraction for quite a number of our media professionals. Journalists and broadcasters, educators and administrators, publishers...

Fri Jul 19th, 2019     Read More →

A-Ibom govt tasks ministry with publications harmonisation

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—IN a bid to ensure proper management of information in the state, the Akwa Ibom Government has approved the harmonization of all publications of government activities,...

Fri Jul 19th, 2019     Read More →

Unknown gunmen kill 2 soldiers, abduct expatriate at project site in A’Ibom

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Unidentified gunmen have killed two soldiers and abducted an expatriate at the road construction site in Ukanafun council area of Akwa Ibom state. Gunmen Budget defence: We need N10trn...

Thu Jul 18th, 2019     Read More →

50 million tonnes of e-waste litter the world annually

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… only 20% recycled By Emmanuel Elebeke The International Telecommunications Union, ITU, is raising the alarm that electronic waste is growing at an alarming rate and may spell doom across...

Wed Jul 17th, 2019     Read More →

It’s Delta’s turn to produce next NDDC boss, group tells Buhari

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By Emma Amaize Oil Mineral Producing Areas Stakeholders Forum, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint the next Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, from...

Wed Jul 17th, 2019     Read More →

‘Average price of kerosene increases in June’

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene increased to N316.43 in June 2019 from N315.91 in May 2019. FILE: The...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Updated: INEC, APC, Buhari tender Video to counter PDP, Atiku allegation on server

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The Channels Television video of INEC’s Chairman, Prof. Yakubu Mahmud admitted by the presidential tribunal on Tuesday appeared to discredit allegation that results of the Feb.23 general...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Reps commend Buhari for signing ACFTA

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The House of Representatives has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA). BUHARI This was sequel to a unanimous adoption of a motion...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

‘Average price of cooking gas decreases in June’

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the average price for refilling of a five-kilogramme (kg) cylinder of cooking gas decreased to N1,995.38 in June from N2,028.04 in May. Cooking...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Solskjaer confident De Gea will sign new deal soon

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said Tuesday he was optimistic that goalkeeper David De Gea would sign a new deal to remain at Old Trafford as Manchester United prepared to face old rivals Leeds in Perth. ...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Presidential poll: Tribunal overrules Buhari, plays Atiku’s video evidence

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, failed to persuade the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, to reject 48 video clips Peoples...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →