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Untold fears of S’South govs

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…Why they met Buhari …Disquiet over use of federal power, INEC, security agents, judiciary ….APC plans to take over Delta, Rivers, A’Ibom in 2019 By Emma Amaize, Regional...

Sat Nov 10th, 2018     Read More →

How N33bn Emergency Fund was embezzled – NASS Report

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…Reps indict Osinbajo, Panel seeks dismissal, prosecution of NEMA DG over fraud, corruption In contravention of constitutional provisions, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo illegally approved the...

Fri Nov 9th, 2018     Read More →

We’re not campaigning with propaganda — A-Ibom Speaker

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—SPEAKER of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, and Chairman, Media and Publicity Sub-Committee of Udom Emmanuel Campaign Organisation, Mr. Onofiok Luke, has said that...

Fri Nov 9th, 2018     Read More →

4 chieftains of African Democratic Congress, driver kidnapped in Ondo

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By Dayo Johnson Akure—The Ondo State Chairman of African Democratic Congress, ADC, Bisi Ogungbemi, and three other chieftains of the party including a senatorial candidate, Jide Ipinsagba,...

Fri Nov 9th, 2018     Read More →

DSS arrests ISIS bomb expert in Adamawa

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… Arrests kidnap kingpins terrorising Kaduna, Katsina By Soni Daniel ABUJA—THE Department of State Service, DSS, yesterday arrested kidnap kingpins who have been terrorising parts of...

Fri Nov 9th, 2018     Read More →

House of Reps accused Osinbajo of illegal approval of N5.8bn north-east intervention fund

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The Ad hoc Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness has accused National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) board, chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo of illegal approval of N5.8...

Thu Nov 8th, 2018     Read More →

NDDC better positioned now for service delivery – Ekere

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By Harris Emmanuel UYO—Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Obong Nsima Ekere, has stated that the interventionist agency has been re-positioned to deliver on its...

Thu Nov 8th, 2018     Read More →

DSS nabs ISIS bomb expert in Adamawa

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…recovers 8 AK 47 rifles, ammunition …arrests ISIS IED expert in Adamawa By Soni Daniel, Abuja The Department of State Service on Thursday thumped its chest following the arrest and...

Thu Nov 8th, 2018     Read More →

Gov Emmanuel to opponents: Don’t unleash war on A-Ibom

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By Henry Umoru Akwa Ibom State governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has told his opponents that power belongs to God, noting that he has worked hard to be re-elected. Governor Emmanuel of Akwa...

Thu Nov 8th, 2018     Read More →

Intrigues, threats that led to N30,000 minimum wage

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By Victor Ahiuma-Young IT is no longer news that Nigerian workers are the least paid across the globe including war-torn countries.The subsisting N18,000 minimum wage in the country is less than...

Thu Nov 8th, 2018     Read More →

Bad news for Rohr: Ighalo injured, doubtful for Bafana Bafana clash

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Super Eagles forward, Odion Ighalo, is doubtful for the Super Eagles’ 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa after picking up an injury in...

Thu Nov 8th, 2018     Read More →

MAN, Oron held hostage for a long time —Rector

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By Godwin Oritse THE Maritime Academy of Nigeria, MAN, Oron, in Akwa Ibom State, was held hostage for long by people that had parochial interest, Rector of the academy, Commodore Emmanuel Efedua,...

Wed Nov 7th, 2018     Read More →

Senate sets up C’tee to investigate Social Intervention Fund, Sure- P

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- The Senate has begun probe into alleged misuse of the social intervention progrmme fund, just as it has also agreed to probe how funds allocated to fund the Subsidy...

Wed Nov 7th, 2018     Read More →

50% of teachers in A’Ibom fail written, oral English tests

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—Fifty percent of teachers who were invited for the 11th edition of the Inoyo Toro Foundation Teachers’ Award for Excellence in Akwa Ibom State, failed to score 50...

Wed Nov 7th, 2018     Read More →

Ex-Gov Attah now Chancellor of Western Delta University

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By Chisom Nwangwu The Board of Trustees of Western Delta University, Oghara, has appointed a former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah, as the institution’s chancellor. Obong...

Wed Nov 7th, 2018     Read More →