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PDP thumps up tribunal judgments on Govs. Udom, Ishaku

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Gov. Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom state and his Taraba counterpart, Darius Ishaku for their victories at the Governorship Election Petitions...

Sat Sep 21st, 2019     Read More →

Suspected serial killer admits strangling 7 girls in P/Harcourt, others

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A suspected serial killer, Gracious David-West, 39, arrested by the police has admitted killing at least seven women in hotels in Lagos, Owerri and Port Harcourt. The suspect was arrested on...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

Tribunal judgments: PDP congratulates Govs. Okowa, Ikpeazu

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta and his Abia counterpart, Okezie Ikpeazu over the Governorship Elections Petition Tribunals judgment which upheld...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

NDDC BOARD: The need for technocrats

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By Ime Ibanga WHEN the Olusegun Obasanjo administration established the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in 2000, it had the intention of developing the oil-rich Niger Delta region which...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

Wike’s revenge, Atiku’s next move

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THE harmattan is coming early for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. In one week alone, the party lost at the presidential election tribunal, and also left daggers in the backs of two of its...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

Kogi Election: I will revive Kogi economy — Natasha, SDP Candidate

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Kogi Election By Boluwaji Obahopo The gubernatorial candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) for the November 16 governorship election in Kogi State, Barr. Natasha Akpoti has vowed to...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

Tribunal upholds Emmanuel’s re-election

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Governor dedicates victory to God Chioma Onuegbu – Uyo THE Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom, on Thursday upheld the re-election of Governor Udom...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Gov Emmanuel defeats Ekere at Akwa Ibom guber tribunal

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By Chioma Onuegbu The Gubernatorial Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state capital, has upheld the re-election of Governor Udom Emmanuel of the People’s Democratic...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

Troops rescue 8 kidnap victims in Kaduna

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By Mohammad Tijjani, Kaduna Eight victims who were kidnapped along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari highway on Wednesday have been rescued by troops of Operation Whirl Punch under 1 Division, Nigerian Army,...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

Navy arrests 12, seizes 50 gallons of diesel in A’Ibom

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By Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo THE Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base, Ibaka, Mbo local government area, Akwa Ibom State, has arrested 12 suspects, seized 50 drums of illegal diesel (AGO) as well as...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

YEDI empowers 3,000 adolescents with healthy living skills

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By Chioma Obinna A non-governmental organization , Youth Empowerment and Development Initiative, YEDI, held a weeklong, intensive, non-residential community-based behavioural change health camps,...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

Youths plan to cause violence ahead of tribunal judgment — AILM

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A foremost socio-political group, Akwa Ibom Liberation Movement (AILM) has raised alarm over what it calls “grand plot” by youths mobilised by the All Progressives Congress disrupt and...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

P-Harcourt: Police nab another suspected serial killer

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT: OPERATIVES of the Rivers State Police Command yesterday arrested a suspected killer and rescued a young woman, who was almost strangled in a hotel in Port...

Wed Sep 18th, 2019     Read More →

FedPoly Ukana raises alarm over employment, admission fraud

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By Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo Management of Federal Polytechnic, Ukana, in Essien Udim local government area of Akwa Ibom State has raised alarm over fake online publication inviting people to apply for...

Wed Sep 18th, 2019     Read More →

Gov Udom Emmanuel Hosts IOCs, Targets more Job Opportunities

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The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, on Tuesday, hosted multinational companies comprising Mobil Producing Nigeria, Vitol and BlackRhino in Uyo and expressed a desire for more...

Tue Sep 17th, 2019     Read More →