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I lost a twin son, doctors battling to save his twin sister in hospital — Bereaved mother

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FALLOUT OF LAGOS BUILDING COLLAPSE: I lost a twin son, doctors battling to save his twin sister in hospital — Bereaved mother •A father cries: I have buried one dead child, the second...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

Lagos Building Collapse:I lost a twin son, doctors battling to save his twin sister in hospital — Bereaved mother

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…A father cries: I have buried one dead child, the second missing, fate of the third uncertain in hospital … Former school teacher speaks of warning signs of tragedy six months...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

I came here to count ballot papers, not to count money, Igini tells politicians

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru The 2019 general elections in the country may have come and gone except in some states where the exercise was declared inconclusive. However, the elections were not...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

Gov Udom inspects 21-storey business tower

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…expresses satisfaction on work progress The re-elected governor of Akwa Ibom state, Elder Udom Gabriel Emmanuel, has inspected the ongoing construction of 21-storey ‘Intelligent...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Senate Presidency: Buhari will not interfere – Presidency

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*As intense lobby, nocturnal meetings for senate leadership begin *Group roots for Ahmed Lawan *Enang calls for robust legislature *Says all lawmakers are equal before the law By Henry Umoru AHEAD...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Locational franchise and the Igbo question in Lagos

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By John Owubokiri On February 23, 2019, some hoodlums in Lagos attempted to disrupt voting in the neighbourhoods of Lagos that are occupied predominantly by Igbos. By the way the definition of...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

2019 POLLS : How INEC rode the storm in South-South

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Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South, Sam Oyadongha, Jimitota Onoyume, Festus Ahon, Egufe Yafugborhi, Emmanuel Una, Harris-Okon Emmanuel, Ike Uchechukwu, Chioma Onuegbu, Davies Iheamnachor...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

School feeding programme expands to more schools in Edo

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…caterers to commence work next week The National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) has been expanded to include more schools in Uhunmwode and Orhionmwon local government areas in...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Senate Presidency: Intense Lobby, nocturnal meetings of APC serving senators, senators – elect

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th Senate where the two presiding officers, the Senate President and the Deputy Senate President would emerge, there have been...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Price of cooking gas increased in February – NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said the average cost of refilling a five kilogramme (kg) cylinder of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (cooking gas) increased from N2,039.82 in January to...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

INEC returning officer, Anosike writes INEC , alleges threat to life

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… says can only testify in INEC Headquarters Abuja The returning officer for Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area in the gubernatorial election, Mrs Dominion Anosike, has written to the...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Election: Group demands investigation into police activities, removal of A’Ibom CP  

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A foremost pressure group, Akwa Ibom Liberation Movement (AILM) has urged the Police Service Commission to open an investigation into the activities of policemen in Akwa Ibom state who took part...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Movements in prices of cooking gas divergent as average petrol price drops

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By Prince Okafor The National Bureau of Statistic (NBS) has reported a mixed development in average prices of Liquified Petroleum Gas, LPG, across the country but a decline in average price of...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

A-Ibom Assembly passes N672.9bn appropriation bill into law

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By Chioma Onuegbu Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has passed the state appropriation bill of N672.984 billion for the 2019 fiscal year into law. Governor Emmanuel Udom This is against the...

Thu Mar 14th, 2019     Read More →

Election violence: What remedy for victims?

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With the Presidential, National Assembly, governorship and state Assembly elections held, though supplementary elections were ordered in six states by the Independent National Electoral...

Thu Mar 14th, 2019     Read More →