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Four nabbed in Akwa Ibom for beheading woman for ritual purpose

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Kindly Share This Story: By Harris Emanuel Tragedy struck at the weekend at Oku Abak community in Abak Council Area of Akwa Ibom, as a woman simply identified as Eka Sammy was reportedly beheaded...

Sun Mar 8th, 2020     Read More →

South-South governors set for regional security outfit

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The South-South Governors Forum yesterday resolved to set up a regional security outfit and revive the BRACE Commission to tackle developmental issues. Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa who is...

Fri Mar 6th, 2020     Read More →

Governor Ayade shuns NJC, appoints new acting CJ

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Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade has sworn in Justice Maurice Eneji as Acting Chief Judge of the state without a endorsement of the National Judicial Council (NJC). His swearing-in yesterday...

Wed Mar 4th, 2020     Read More →

EFCC arrests bankers who forged signatures to steal depositors’ funds

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The Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has uncovered a criminal syndicate of bankers that specialized in forging signatures of deceased bank customers and...

Tue Mar 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Akwa Ibom government warns against illegal mining

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The Akwa Ibom Government has warned against illegal mining in the state to avoid environmental hazards. The Commissioner for Environment and Petroleum Resources, Mr Ekong Sampson, gave the warning...

Fri Feb 28th, 2020     Read More →

FG, UNICEF harp on data for effective policy formulation

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The Federal Government and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have harped on data collection and dissemination for effective policy formulation and evaluation. The Minister of...

Fri Feb 28th, 2020     Read More →

NDDC headquarter’s N200m annual rent wasteful ― FG

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Kindly Share This Story:Sen. Godswill Akpabio, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs By Chris Ochayi and Fortune Eromosele The Federal Government, Thursday night, described as wasteful the over N200...

Thu Feb 27th, 2020     Read More →

DPR seals 42 gas stations as TRCN moves to verify Akwa Ibom teachers

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Operations Controller of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Akwa Ibom, Tamunoiminabo Kingsley-Sundaye, has sealed 42 illegally operated gas stations for unsafe practices in the first...

Thu Feb 20th, 2020     Read More →

Child trafficking: NAPTIP nabs 2 suspects in Akwa Ibom

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The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it has apprehended two suspects for human trafficking in Akwa Ibom. This is contained in a statement issued by the...

Wed Feb 19th, 2020     Read More →

Six suspected robbers arrested in Aba

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Kindly Share This Story: By Eric Ugbor ABIA state Police Commissioner, Ene Okon has confirmed the arrest of six robbers by a team of detectives at the Ndiegoro Police Division in Aba. Okon while...

Wed Feb 19th, 2020     Read More →

Living under siege of herdsmen in South-South

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Tension is on the rise across the South-South region after herdsmen recently killed more than 14 persons in Avwon, Agadama and Ohoror communities of Uwheru kingdom in Ughelli North Local...

Wed Feb 19th, 2020     Read More →

Osinbajo, Obasanjo, Jonathan, others honour Emmanuel at Father’s burial

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The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, former President Goodluck Jonathan and wife, Patience, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, joined other sympathisers to bid farewell to the late Elder...

Sun Feb 16th, 2020     Read More →

Nnamdi Kanu’s parents’ burial unites old Eastern Region in Umuahia

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Kindly Share This Story:Shows traditional rulers from the 11 States of South East and South-South during the burial. By Chimaobi Nwaiwu Satisfied with the successful burial of its leader Mazi...

Sat Feb 15th, 2020     Read More →

South-South states’ forum deepens quest for diversified economies from oil, gas

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Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State (middle) flanked by his Edo State counterpart, Mr. Godwin Obaseki (left), and his deputy, Mr. Kingsley Otuaro, during Asaba 2020 NEXIM Bank Enlightenment and...

Mon Feb 10th, 2020     Read More →

Police uncovers baby factory in Akwa Ibom

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Kindly Share This Story: By Harris Emanuel The Police in Akwa Ibom State has busted child trafficking and theft syndicate who take possession of pregnant girls until delivery and sell out the...

Sun Feb 9th, 2020     Read More →