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Anniversary: Gov Emmanuel to commission Obotme-Arochukwu Road

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By Emmanuel Ayungbe AKWA Ibom State governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, will in May next year commission a 14.7 kilometre road linking Ini Local Government Area of the state and Arochkwu in Abia State,...

Thu Nov 16th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: Dogara orders non-performing C’ttees to forefeit inconclusive reports to House

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…Some of the committees had stayed over one year on one issue …162 C’ttee Chairmen may forefeit rights By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA-THE Speaker of the House of Representatives,...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

Senate probes alleged N20trn unremitted stamp duty revenue

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA— THE Senate has begun a probe into alleged N20 trillion unremitted stamp duties revenue in the last five years. It also said over N7 trillion in stamp duties revenue...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

World Bank embarks on rural development in Abia, to invest $25 million on rural roads

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BY ANAYO OKOLI UMUAHIA—IN line with the Federal Government’s attention to rural development, 17 states selected from across the nation have been selected by the World Bank to benefit...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

Okezie Ikpeazu: Is Abia on the march again or…? (1)

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Since the creation of Abia State in 1991, development has no doubt been slower than Abians expect, and this can be attributed to a lot of factors which range from politics to near-absent or...

Tue Nov 14th, 2017     Read More →

Hope rises for local content as ExxonMobil, NCDMB provide $975m, N61.18bn

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There are indications that local content would be enhanced in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry as ExxonMobil and the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) have provided...

Tue Nov 14th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: Umahi bars political rallies, party logo as Buhari visits Ebonyi

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru GOVERNOR Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has barred all forms of rallies and display of party logo by different political parties in the state as President Muhammadu Buhari...

Mon Nov 13th, 2017     Read More →

PDP Govs in night meeting at Enugu

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…Lamido’s posters flood Coal city By Dennis Agbo ENUGU—STATE Governors under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, last night met in Enugu. The governors who started...

Mon Nov 13th, 2017     Read More →

A-Ibom Works Commissioner bags Nuj Grand Patron award

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The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Zone F, South-South, has conferred on the Commissioner for Works, Akwa Ibom State, Mr Ephraim Inyang-Eyen, the award of Grand Patron of the union. The...

Mon Nov 13th, 2017     Read More →

Solar power batteries thief nabbed in A’Ibom

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested one Bassey, 21, an indigene of Afaha in Eket Local Government Area, for allegedly stealing solar power batteries. Bassey...

Mon Nov 13th, 2017     Read More →

Fact sheet on Buhari administration’s Niger Delta new vision

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The Buhari administration, in line with its New Vision for the Niger Delta (#NDNewVision), is working hard to ensure that the people of the region benefit maximally from the wealth of their...

Sun Nov 12th, 2017     Read More →

PANDEF not a money-sharing organization, Sara-Igbe. Daunemigha reply RNDA

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South AMID the fury of PANDEF members, who are regrouping, next week, in Delta State after the October 26 disruption of their meeting by security agents...

Sat Nov 11th, 2017     Read More →

NGO donates roofing materials to Uyo Prisons

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A Non-Governmental Organisation, the Clement Isong Foundation (TCIF), on Friday donated 10 bundles of corrugated roofing sheets to Uyo Prisons in Akwa Ibom. Mrs Nne Isong, Vice Chairman, Board of...

Fri Nov 10th, 2017     Read More →

It’ll be a tragedy for PDP to rule Nigeria again – Lai Mohammed

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Public relations guru and lawyer, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, in this interview responds to topical issues. Excerpts: By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor :...

Fri Nov 10th, 2017     Read More →

Bishop Jacob Udobang, the visionary ‘world pope’

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TODAY, we remember late Bishop Jacob Brown Udobang who was born into a humble Christian home of late Mr and Mrs Brown Udobang, in the remote and impoverished oil community of Ikot Ekpang, Odoro...

Fri Nov 10th, 2017     Read More →