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COVID-19: Plateau state tops, as NCDC announces 296 new infections in Nigeria

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Plateau state topped the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 296 new infections in the country. The NCDC made this known on its official...

Wed Sep 9th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC discharges 218 patients in 24 hours, records 155 new infections

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that 218 Coronavirus (COVID-19), patients have recovered from the infection across the country in the last 24 hours. The NCDC made this known...

Tue Sep 8th, 2020     Read More →

How Peace Anyiam-Osigwe emerged 7th AMP national president

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Peace Anyiam-OsigweThe Association of Movie Producers’ (AMP) Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on Saturday, August 29, in Asaba, Delta State capital, has come and gone with the founder of...

Sat Sep 5th, 2020     Read More →

Learning during lockdown in Nigeria

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The insightful words of Malcolm X at the Organization of Afro-American Unity (O.A.A.U.) founding forum at the Audubon Ballroom on June 28, 1964 appear to be more relevant in today’s world...

Fri Sep 4th, 2020     Read More →

Edo Elections: ZLP wants Mike Igini as REC

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The Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), has endorsed Mr Mike Igini, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Resident Electoral Commissioner (Akwa Ibom) to oversee the Sept. 19 election in...

Thu Sep 3rd, 2020     Read More →

NCDC announces 4 deaths, 216 fresh COVID-19 infections

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced four deaths and 216 fresh cases of COVID-19, taking the total infections in the country to 54, 463. The NCDC made this known on its...

Thu Sep 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Crisis looms over planned termination of amnesty programme

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As concerns grow among ex-militants that the federal government might be considering the termination of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), signs of a possible resistance are already...

Thu Sep 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Zero-oil will facilitate economic diversification, says NEPC

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Executive Director, NEPC, Segun AwolowoThe Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), has said its One- State-One-Product Programme, under the “Zero Oil” initiative, is designed to...

Thu Sep 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Agenda for new Nigerian Bar Association

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Now that Nigerian lawyers have elected new executives for the Nigerian Bar Association, it is time to set an agenda for the once powerful and relevant professional association. An association of...

Tue Sep 1st, 2020     Read More →

Niger Delta Students Association commends Buhari for paying overseas scholarships fees

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The Niger Delta Students Association has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for paying some of the outstanding overseas fees under the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) scholarships...

Mon Aug 31st, 2020     Read More →

Akwa Ibom inaugurates College of Past Commissioners of Information

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History was made Friday in the 33 years old Akwa Ibom State when Ini Ememobong inaugurated the College of Past Commissioners of Information with the deputy governor, Mr. Moses Ekpo, MFR as the...

Sat Aug 29th, 2020     Read More →

‘Stateless in Nigeria’: A woman’s dilemma

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From the beginning of time, women have played varying roles, albeit behind the scenes in most instances, in shaping matters of foreign relations. Maids, domestic workers, female diplomats, women...

Sat Aug 29th, 2020     Read More →

Emmanuel eulogises late Parchi Uomo at funeral

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Governor Udom Emmanuel has described late Obong (Hon) Parchi Umoh as a thorough bred journalist who brought his professional expertise to bear in the development of the state during his days in...

Fri Aug 28th, 2020     Read More →

JAMB delists over 22 CBT centres for defrauding 11,823 candidates of N59m

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has delisted over 22 Computer-Based Test (CBT) centres for allegedly defrauding 11,823 of its candidates to the tune of N59 million. The...

Thu Aug 27th, 2020     Read More →

NAPTIP rescues 132 victims of human trafficking in Akwa Ibom - DG

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The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has rescued 132 victims of human trafficking in Akwa Ibom since the beginning of 2020. The Director-General of the...

Thu Aug 27th, 2020     Read More →