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PDP did nothing in 16 years, Akpabio tells defectors

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…warns against smear campaign By Harris Emmanuel UYO—Former Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has called on Nigerians to avoid indulging in smear campaign ahead of the...

Wed Nov 7th, 2018     Read More →

Senate Intensifies Probe on Alleged diversion of $1.05billion NLNG Dividends

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Mandates committee on Gas to carry out Separate investigation *** As Senate Leader, Paulker Disagree on Process of investigation By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate has begun yet another process of...

Tue Nov 6th, 2018     Read More →

2019 Polls: President Buhari will defeat Atiku – lawyer

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Abuja – Mr Realwan Okpanachi, a legal practitioner and political analyst, says President Muhammadu Buhari will defeat Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party...

Tue Nov 6th, 2018     Read More →

Veteran highlife musician, Emmanuel Ntia, dies at 94

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Lagos – Veteran Nigerian highlife musician and oldest member of Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), Emmanuel Ntia, has passed on at 94. Emmanuel Ntia The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

Tue Nov 6th, 2018     Read More →

A’Ibom rice farmers lament FG refusal to release funds

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By Chioma Onuegbu UYO- OVER 3,000 rice farmers in Akwa Ibom State under the Federal Government Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RIFAN, scheme, are enraged that government had not provided...

Tue Nov 6th, 2018     Read More →

Anchor Insurance declares 2Kobo dividend, pays N540m claims

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By Dennis Udoma One of Nigeria’s leading underwriting firms, Anchor Insurance, has declared a dividend of 2Kobo per ordinary shares for the year ended 2017. The dividend, which was ratified...

Tue Nov 6th, 2018     Read More →

FG grants license for construction of Ikwe-Onna Refinery in A/Ibom

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By By Dennis UDOMA THE Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has approved the ATC license for the construction of 5,000 bpd modular refinery to Ikwe-Onna Refinery project located in Akwa Ibom...

Mon Nov 5th, 2018     Read More →

Minimum Wage showdown: FG in dilemma as 10 states offer NLC higher minimum wage

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Plateau tops list with N57,000, Abia follows with N42,000, Jigawa N32,000, Nasarawa N31, Kano N30,000, Gombe N28,000, Borno 27,000, Bauchi N25, Adamawa N23,000 , Ondo N22,000, Taraba...

Mon Nov 5th, 2018     Read More →

A-Ibom civil servants endorse Gov Emmanuel

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—Nigerian Workers Community, NWC, Akwa Ibom State chapter, has pledged support for the re-election bid of the state governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel. Governor Emmanuel of...

Mon Nov 5th, 2018     Read More →

A-Ibom amnesty to militants, cultists a scam —Ekpoudom

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By Harris Emmanuel UYO—Former Deputy Inspector- General of Police, Mr. Udom Ekpoudom, has picked holes in the amnesty programme Akwa Ibom State Government granted to no fewer than 240...

Mon Nov 5th, 2018     Read More →

For a more efficient, productive Civil service

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By Anthony Ekanem THE Accountant General of Akwa Ibom State, Pastor Uwem Andrew- Essien, recently disclosed that the state government had paid pension and gratuity arrears spanning 10 years for...

Mon Nov 5th, 2018     Read More →

Ideye buys himself 2018 Rolls Royce to celebrate birthday

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By John Egbokhan Nigerian striker, Brown Ideye is living his dream life with the acquisition of a top of the range 2018 Rolls Royce luxury car to celebrate his 30th year birthday. The former West...

Sun Nov 4th, 2018     Read More →

Emmanuel: Study in selfless leadership

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By Elijah Essien Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State is a study in selfless leadership. Since assuming the mantle of leadership of the state over three years ago, he has practically...

Sun Nov 4th, 2018     Read More →

Repentant militants, cultists: We want to work in security agencies

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…Say they want to rise to the level of police commissioner …•Why we initiated Amnesty Programme, by Gov Emmanuel By Okon Emmanuel Communities in Etim Ekpo and Ukanafun councils in...

Sun Nov 4th, 2018     Read More →

Fortune Club will sustain scholarship scheme — Inuekin

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The President, Fortune Club International, Mr. Eyo Inuekin has said that the Club will sustain its scholarship project for University undergraduates in Nigeria, in order to support the growth of...

Sun Nov 4th, 2018     Read More →