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Senate stands still for late Senator Bukar

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate, yesterday, stood still for late Senator Mustapha Buka (APC Katsina North) as valedictory session was held in his honour. Sen. Bukar The upper chamber also...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

At late Mbu’s autobiography launch: Disintegration not answer to national question, says Amaechi

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, yesterday, called for continuous dialogue in the search for an answer to the national question, saying disintegration,...

Wed Apr 11th, 2018     Read More →

Church building collapse: Reactions trail govt rejection of white paper

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By Chioma Onuegbu & Harris-Okon Emmanuel Uyo—VICTIMS of Reigners Bible Church building collapse, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, have expressed mixed reactions to the white paper released by the...

Wed Apr 11th, 2018     Read More →

Ibeno beach drowned brothers: Community calls for security measures

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Ibeno (Akwa Ibom) – An indigene of Ibeno, Ibeno Local Government of Akwa Ibom, Chief Mkpaeto Uleato, has called for adequate security measures at Ibeno beach where two brothers drowned...

Tue Apr 10th, 2018     Read More →

Nkanga bemoans non- implementation of PANDEF’s 16-point agenda

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By Chioma Onuegbu UYO—THE new national Chairman of Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF and a former military administrator of Akwa Ibom State, Air Commodore Idongesit Nkanga, has bemoaned the...

Tue Apr 10th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria’s external reserves’ll soon hit $50bn — Emefiele

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…Puts current reserves at $47.4bn …Warns against complacency after recession By Emma Ujah & Babajide Komolafe UYO—THE Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mr. Godwin...

Tue Apr 10th, 2018     Read More →

Akwa Ibom church building collapse: Govt absolves pastor

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The Akwa Ibom State Government has said that the pastor whose church building collapsed and killed 27 persons in the state in 2016 is not culpable of any crime. The tragic incident occurred during...

Tue Apr 10th, 2018     Read More →

A-Ibom govt tackles flooding in Uyo

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By Harris-Okon Emmanuel UYO—Commuters and residents of Ibrahim Babangida Avenue in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, will soon have cause to smile as the state government makes good its promise to...

Tue Apr 10th, 2018     Read More →

Excitement as UNIUYO mini-water scheme comes on stream

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THE students, staff and management of University of Uyo, UNIUYO, in Akwa Ibom State are in high spirits and they have many reasons to be excited. The acute water shortage being experienced in Uyo,...

Tue Apr 10th, 2018     Read More →

President Muhammadu Buhari has ensured security of lives, property, says A’Ibom APC

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Uyo – Mr Edet Bassey, Akwa Ibom Publicity Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC), says President Buhari’s declaration of intention for 2019 is the best thing that has happened to...

Mon Apr 9th, 2018     Read More →

Forum urges FG to implement 16-point agenda

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The National Chairman, Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), retired Air Commodore Idongesit Nkanga has urged the Federal Government to implement the 16 point-agenda it presented to the government in...

Mon Apr 9th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Only Gov Emmanuel has automatic ticket — A-Ibom PDP

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By Harris-Okon Emmanuel UYO —Any member of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, nursing the ambition of governing the oil-rich Akwa Ibom State in 2019 should bury such thought, says the state...

Sun Apr 8th, 2018     Read More →

What Senator Mantu is yet to say

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By Tonnie Iredia One story that has been in the news for some time now and is refusing to get away from public discourse is the open confession of former Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu...

Sun Apr 8th, 2018     Read More →

Attah returns with new insights on resource control – 1

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By Dele Sobowale “Lives of great men remind us that we can make our lives sublime; and, departing, leave behind us footprints on the sands of time”—HW. Longfellow, 1807-1882....

Sun Apr 8th, 2018     Read More →

Gas flare, acid rain still haunt Niger Delta

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This report which was first published yesterday continues today with highlights of the oil exploration-related pollution and health challenges being suffered by residents of Bayelsa and Rivers...

Sat Apr 7th, 2018     Read More →

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