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PDP presidential primaries: Aspirants fault P-Harcourt venue

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA— Ahead of October 6 presidential convention of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, slated for Port Harcourt, some aspirants are against the use of the Rivers State capital...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

See Sweden feat as inspiration to your children, Ibom Agenda tasks parents

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The Ibom Agenda has welcomed the feat by two Akwa Ibom secondary school children in the just concluded Stockholm Junior Water Prize Competition,in Sweden, tasking parents and guardians with wards...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

Agbami tackles TB through public awareness, screening

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Facilitates detection of 1,353 cases in 6 states By Sola Ogundipe NIGERIA has the highest incidence rate of tuberculosis in Africa and 7th among the 30 high TB burden countries in the world...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari, Osinbajo, Emefiele, Dangote, others extol Ovia as most gifted, innovative banker

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By Peter Egwuatu LAGOS—EMINENT Nigerians, including President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, yesterday,...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

A-Ibom varsity staff battle mgt over 16-month unpaid salaries

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By Harris-Okon Emmanuel UYO—No fewer than 279 staff of Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot Akpaden in Mkpat Enin Local Government Area of the state, have raised the alarm over non-payment of...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

The once elegant Joseph Wayas

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By Eric Teniola DR. Joseph Wayas (77) is the first Senate President to act as President of Nigeria. That was in 1983 following the absence of President Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari (93)and his vice,...

Mon Sep 17th, 2018     Read More →

ExxonMobil (Nigeria) persists in cheating its Nigerian workers: What is government doing?

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By Femi Aribisala IN the last few days, ExxonMobil Nigeria has embarked on an image-laundering exercise concerning its shabby treatment of its Nigerian security workforce. It has paid for...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

I shall continue to be fair, equitable in federal appointments – Buhari

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Forum on China – Africa approves reconstruction of Oron – Calabar road Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari says construction of section 5 of the East-West road from Oron (Akwa...

Mon Sep 17th, 2018     Read More →

President Buhari commends Jim Ovia on entrepreneurship

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Lagos – President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday commended the Founder and Chairman of Zenith Bank, Mr Jim Ovia, for his contributions to entrepreneurship in Nigeria. Lagos State Governor, Mr....

Mon Sep 17th, 2018     Read More →

Ambode extols Jim Ovia’s contributions to accountancy, banking professions

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Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday highlighted the contributions of the Founder and Chairman of Zenith Bank, Jim Ovia to the accountancy and banking professions, calling on...

Mon Sep 17th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari approves dualisation of Ikot Ekpene-Aba road

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Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the dualisation of the road linking Ikot Ekpene in Akwa Ibom State and Aba in Abia State. Sen. Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to...

Mon Sep 17th, 2018     Read More →

My heart was with Buhari in 2015 polls – Akpabio

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…says PDP never did one kilometre road in Akwa Ibom By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – FORMER Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswil Akpabio on Monday said that his heart was with...

Mon Sep 17th, 2018     Read More →

A-Ibom varsity staff battle management over 16-month unpaid salaries

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…university poorly funded, says VC By Harris-Okon Emmanuel UYO- No fewer than 279 staff of Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot Akpaden in Mkpat Enin council of the state, have an axe to grind...

Mon Sep 17th, 2018     Read More →

Adoption of Ekere: Etiebet fires back at Akpanudoedehe, Ewang

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By Emmanuel Aziken ALL Progressives Congress, APC caucus leader in Akwa Ibom State, Chief Don Etiebet, has rebuffed insinuations of favouritism towards Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC...

Mon Sep 17th, 2018     Read More →

Dankwambo promises to rescue Nigeria from incompetent leadership

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo —Governor of Gombe State and a presidential aspirant on the platform of People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Dr Ibrahim Dankwambo, has promised to use his wealth of...

Mon Sep 17th, 2018     Read More →