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FG sets up marriage registries in 36 states

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In its efforts at ensuring uniformity in the conduct of statutory marriages, the Federal Government has declared its intention to set up marriage registries in all the 36 state capitals in the...

Thu Aug 15th, 2019     Read More →

Ibom Patriots knock APC over attack on INEC

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A socio-cultural group in Akwa Ibom State, Ibom Patriot, has berated the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state over what it described as attempt to bring the Independent National Electoral...

Thu Aug 15th, 2019     Read More →

Nigerian Girl guides association at 100

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•Guiding is a way of life — Mrs Ansa Uko •We are non-religious — Mrs Rhoda Olufunmilola Thomas •I am a feminist — Dr Praise Adeolu Adeyemo By Morenike Taire &...

Thu Aug 15th, 2019     Read More →

Ibom Patriots slam Apc over media attacks on INEC

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A foremost socio-cultural group in Akwa Ibom State, Ibom Patriot, has lambasted the All Progressives Congress, APC over what it described as carefully doctored reports propagated by its media...

Thu Aug 15th, 2019     Read More →

Corruption fueling rising insecurity in Nigeria, says ActionAid

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By Harris Emmanuel UYO—AN international donor agency, ActionAid Nigeria has attributed the rising wave of insecurity in Nigeria to corruption which has pervaded every strata of the...

Wed Aug 14th, 2019     Read More →

National Youth Games, avenue to groom next Olympic medalist — Are

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Dr Ademola Are, Director Grassroots Sports Development, Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, said that the annual National Youth Games (NYG), will provide an opportunity for Nigeria to...

Wed Aug 14th, 2019     Read More →

Herdsmen attack: A-bom CAN lauds Emmanuel over probe

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo —Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Akwa Ibom State chapter has commended Governor Udom Emmanuel for directing security agencies in the state to investigate the...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

Akpabio is a trusted ally, Group tells Buhari

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By Ben Agande Kaduna. As President Muhammadu Buhari assigns portfolio to ministers today (Wednesday) a Non-governmental organisation, the South-South Progressive Youth Parliament (SSPYP) has...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

A-Ibom govt berates Enang over comments on RUGA

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo —Akwa Ibom State government has berated the Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters to President Muhammadu Buhari, Senator Ita Enang, over recent comments on...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari replaces Enang with Omoworare as Senate Liaison Officer

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Enang By Henry Umoru ABUJA— STRONG indications emerged, yesterday, that President Muhammadu Buhari may have dropped Senator Ita Enang as his Senior Special Assistant, National Assembly...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

SEARCH FOR OIL BUNKERERS: How soldiers killed villager, razed school, homes in Rivers community

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villager By Davies Iheamnachor KALAEKULEAMA—SOLDIERS attached to Operation Delta Safe, ODS, chasing oil thieves, have shot dead a fisherman, Mr. Sunday Bassey, set ablaze residential...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

AKWA/IBOM NORTH-WEST: Anxiety as Akpabio, Ekpenyong await tribunal ruling

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By Chioma Onuegbu AFTER legal fisticuffs at the Election Petition Tribunal, there is anxiety in Akwa Ibom ahead of the tribunal’s ruling in the battle for Akwa Ibom North West between...

Mon Aug 12th, 2019     Read More →

Enang out, Omoworare in as Buhari’s Senate Liaison Officer?

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- STRONG indications emerged Monday that President Muhammadu Buhari may have dropped Senator Ita Enang as his Senior Special Assistant, National Assembly Matters(...

Mon Aug 12th, 2019     Read More →

A-ibom: UNIPORT alumni association elects Chris Udi president, other EXCOs

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association The University of Port Harcourt Alumni Association, Akwa Ibom State Chapter, has inaugurated her newly elected Executives. The event which took place on Friday, 9th August, 2019 at the...

Mon Aug 12th, 2019     Read More →

FG urged to pay 13% derivation to oil communities

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By Jimitota Onoyume WARRI— National Chairman, Host Communities of Nigeria Producing Oil and Gas, HOSCON, Dr Mike Emuh, has urged the Federal Government to pay the 13 percent derivation fund...

Sun Aug 11th, 2019     Read More →