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Appeal Court reserves judgments in Akwa Ibom, Cross River guber elections

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The Appeal Court in Calabar has reserved judgment in the matter by the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Mr. Nsima Ekere, against Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State,...

Tue Nov 5th, 2019     Read More →

Double celebration as Burna Boy wins MTV EMA Best African Act award

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…sells out SSE Wembley Arena Over 12,500 music lovers were thrilled to the eccentric performance of the African Giant, Burna Boy at the SSE Wembley Arena in London. Hosted by Nigerian...

Mon Nov 4th, 2019     Read More →

Government opens account for defaulting contractors to refund NDDC projects’ sums

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The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has hinted that the Federal Government was opening a fresh account for contractors who were mobilised for Niger Delta Development Commission...

Mon Nov 4th, 2019     Read More →

NDDC: Buhari seeks Senate confirmation for Odubu, 15 others

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Henry Umoru – Abuja PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has sent a letter to the Senate, requesting the screening and subsequent confirmation of a former Deputy Governor of Edo State, Dr. Pius Odubu,...

Tue Oct 29th, 2019     Read More →

NDDC Board Members: Buhari writes Senate, requests for confirmation of Odubu, 15 others

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President Muhammadu Buhari …As Senate gives its standing committee one week to screen Odubu, Okumagba, others By Henry Umoru PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate, requesting...

Tue Oct 29th, 2019     Read More →

Insurgency: Buratai seeks improved funding for army

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The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has called for improved funding for the Nigerian Army to meet with the current challenges in the fight against insurgency in the country. He...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

A/Ibom: APC drags Appeal Panel to NJC over ‘strange judgment’

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All Progressive Congress By Omeiza Ajayi The National Working Committee NWC of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has reported the Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar to the National Judicial...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Akwa Ibom seeks FG’s support on erosion control

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Chioma Onuegbu -Uyo Akwa Ibom State government has solicited the support of the Federal Government on the efforts to tackle the flood and erosion problems ravaging some communities in the...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

I don’t believe in youth empowerment, but… ― Adesina

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Akinwumi Adesina By Nwafor Sunday with Agency report The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has disagreed with many who believe in youth empowerment. He said...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

SHOCKER: I don’t believe in youth empowerment – Adesina

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Akinwumi Adesina By Nwafor Sunday with Agency report The President of the African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has disagreed with many who believe in youth empowerment. He said that...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Only 40% electricity generated by Akwa Ibom is evacuated- Commissioner

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Transmission Company of Nigeria By Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Akwa Ibom state, Mr. Charles Udoh has said that only 40 percent of the electricity generated by...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

2020 Budget: Opposition Reps reject secret budget sessions, insist on thorough scrutiny

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House of Representatives By Tordue Salem The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-led opposition in the House of Representatives yesterday, faulted the N10.33 trillion 2020 budget, insisting on thorough...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

‘We didn’t give up after losing pregnancy of triplets’

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…Pastor, wife cuddle first child after 17 years of marriage By Soni Daniel For Very Reverend Ofonime Udoh, the pastor in charge of the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria, Oko Oba, in Efun Ilaje...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

N650m FOR OGUN ROADS: Onuesoke urges wealthy Nigerians to emulate Oyedepo

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Bishop Oyedepo By Ephraim Oseji A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has advised wealthy Nigerians to emulate the philanthropic and humanitarian attitude of the Founder...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

Protest in Edo as motorist kills four along Benin-Lagos road

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A picture of the car said to have killed four people in Edo State on October 26, 2019. Channels TV By Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu Tragedy struck in Edo on Saturday morning as a motorist driving a BMW car...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →