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FEC approves N2.3trn to address disruption of economy by COVID-19 pandemic

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved N2.3 trillion stimulus package to support the Nigerian economy in the face of the disruptions...

Wed Jun 24th, 2020     Read More →

Oyo group writes Buhari over Perm Sec slot

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Kindly Share This Story:President Muhammadu Buhari By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA: The Oyo Good Governance Forum has written President Muhammadu Buhari over the federal Permanent Secretary slot meant for...

Wed Jun 24th, 2020     Read More →

Broken girls and boys – Trapped in Covid-19 lockdown - Part 1

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Four-year-old Sefiya was sitting under the shade of a tree with her mother, grandmother, and two other relatives in Ikorodu when she spotted a bricklayer passing by and shrieked. Tugging on her...

Wed Jun 24th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC, WHO laud Akwa Ibom government on investment in healthcare

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has commended Akwa Ibom State government for investing in the health sector, which has translated to building institutional capacity to address...

Wed Jun 24th, 2020     Read More →

COMMUNAL CLASH: Abia communities cry out for Govt intervention over killings of its citizens

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The people of Ariam-Usaka Communities in Ikwauno Local government Area of Abia state have cried out over the incessant killing of its citizenry on a land dispute between them and Nkari community...

Tue Jun 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Christ Embassy church denies attacking monitoring team in Akwa Ibom

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Kindly Share This Story: By Chioma Onuegbu The Christ Embassy Church, Uyo, has denied attacking members of Akwa Ibom State Government/Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, COVID-19 monitoring...

Mon Jun 22nd, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: We’ve received only little support from PTF, NCDC ― Akwa Ibom Govt

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Kindly Share This Story: By Harris Emanuel Akwa Ibom state government has said that it has received only little support from the Presidential Task Force and Nigeria Center for Disease Control in...

Mon Jun 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Akwa Ibom government seals church over resistance to monitoring

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Nigerians seek democracy that nurtures economy, says commissioner Akwa Ibom State Government has sealed a new generation church in the state for barring the Church Monitoring Committee from...

Mon Jun 22nd, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Akwa Ibom seals Christ Embassy Church over alleged attack on monitoring team

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Kindly Share This Story: By Chioma Onuegbu – Uyo Akwa Ibom state government has sealed off Christ Embassy Church, Nung Akpa Ime branch Uyo, for alleged attack on members of the joint...

Sun Jun 21st, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Akwa Ibom government seals off Church for attacking monitoring team

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The Akwa Ibom Government says it has sealed off the premises of Christ Embassy Church, Nung Akpa Ime branch, Uyo, for allegedly attacking the State COVID-19 Compliance Monitoring Team. Dr Emmanuel...

Sun Jun 21st, 2020     Read More →

Abia Police boss bemoans loss of lives to border clashes

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Abia State Police Commissioner, Mrs. Janet Agbede has bemoaned the rising deaths resulting from border clashes between Abia, Akwa Ibom and Cross River states, urging the states’ deputy...

Sun Jun 21st, 2020     Read More →

NIS intercepts, repatriates 7 Cameroonians from Cross Rivers State

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Nigeria Immigration Service PHOTO:Twitter Operatives of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) have intercepted seven Cameroonians at the creek of Ikot Obong in Cross River. This is contained in a...

Fri Jun 19th, 2020     Read More →

Fighting the heinous crime of rape

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Kindly Share This Story: By Imam Murtadha Gusau Dear brothers and sisters, the reports on rape of our young girls and women across the country is alarming. According to police figures, the South...

Fri Jun 19th, 2020     Read More →

Akwa Ibom Assembly demands speedy prosecution of Rape/Defilement perpetrators

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Kindly Share This Story:Akwa Ibom House of Assembly By Chioma Onuegbu – Uyo Akwa Ibom state House of Assembly has decried the upsurge in rape and defilement as well as other cases of...

Thu Jun 18th, 2020     Read More →

Shippers’ Council seeks CBN’s intervention to realise N7tr maritime potential

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FG unveils task force on full implementation of GIFMIS The Nigerian Shippers Council (NCS) has appealed to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to intervene in infrastructure development of the...

Thu Jun 18th, 2020     Read More →