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Fayose, Atiku, Secondus, Govs say PDP will resist rigging, manipulation

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Former Vice President Abubakar Atiku and the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Chief Uche Secondus on Thursday, described the July 14 gubernatorial election in Ekiti, as a litmus...

Thu Jul 5th, 2018     Read More →

Hate speech, drug abuse potential electoral violence triggers — Survey

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Ahead of the 2019 general elections, a survey by CLEEN Foundation, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), has identified hate speech, drug abuse and thuggery top triggers of electoral violence. Dr...

Thu Jul 5th, 2018     Read More →

Makarfi promises all-inclusive govt if elected President

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Makarfi By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo —FORMER Caretaker Committee Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has consulted the Akwa Ibom State chapter of the party over his...

Thu Jul 5th, 2018     Read More →

Tension in A-Ibom over delay in reconstitution of oil, gas c’ttee

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By Harris-Okon Emmanuel UYO—Tension is brewing in Akwa Ibom State over deferral in the reconstitution of Effiat Oil and Gas Relations Committee in Mbo Local Government Area of the...

Thu Jul 5th, 2018     Read More →

Boundary crisis : A-Ibom community raises alarm over renewed attack

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo — COMMUNITY leaders of Ikot Akpan Udo in Ikot Abasi Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, yesterday, raised the alarm over renewed attacks on them by youths of the...

Wed Jul 4th, 2018     Read More →

Akwa Ibom civil defence corps convicts 122

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NSCDC By Uchechukwu Ahamefune Akwa Ibom State Civil Defence Corps said it has secured the conviction of 122 persons for criminal cases and successfully prosecuted and won 50 cases since 2016. The...

Wed Jul 4th, 2018     Read More →

Insecurity: Senate opts for State Police

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Directs constitution c’ttee to submit report within 2 wks As Ekweremadu forwards bill on State Police today By Henry Umoru ABUJA—DISTURBED by escalating killings and insecurity in...

Wed Jul 4th, 2018     Read More →

More benefits for contributors as PenCom deepens CPS with multi-fund structure RSA

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By Victor Ahiuma-Young SINCE the advent of the Contributory Pension Scheme, CPS, following the Pension Reform Act, as amended of 2014, the industry has witnessed positive initiatives aimed at...

Tue Jul 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Kidnapping, armed robbery: Companies, Igbo traders flee C’River

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By Ike Uchechukwu *20 Igbo traders, medical doctors, transporters, others abducted in 6 months *NBC, NBL, Coca-Cola shut down Calabar Depot offices CALABAR- INVESTORS and traders, chiefly of Igbo...

Tue Jul 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Senator urges Buhari to resign over spate of killings

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President Muhammadu Buhari By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—A chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, in Akwa Ibom State, Senator Anietie Okon has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign...

Tue Jul 3rd, 2018     Read More →

A’Ibom community grumbles, demands Cottage Hospital

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By Chioma Onuegbu *PHC unbefitting of Uyo village; Robbers attack pregnant women – Villagers *Uyo LG chair pledges to deliver cottage hospital UYO- COMMUNITY leaders and residents of Uyo...

Mon Jul 2nd, 2018     Read More →

2019: A-Ibom Speaker consults party over Etinan Federal constituency seat

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—SPEAKER of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, currently representing Nsit Ubium state constituency, Mr Onofiok Luke, has formally consulted the leadership of his...

Mon Jul 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Killings : N-Delta militants give FG 21-day ultimatum

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•Urge FG to arrest Miyetti Allah leaders, disband group •Demand devolution of powers to govs for protection of citizens •Fresh attack in Plateau claims 6 lives, farmlands...

Mon Jul 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Alleged fraud: FG files fresh charges against Sen. Akpan

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Abuja – The Federal Government has filed fresh criminal charges against Sen. Bassey Akpan, representing Akwa Ibom North East, at the Federal High Court, Abuja over his failure to declare his...

Thu Jun 28th, 2018     Read More →

35-yr-old man rapes neighbour’s daughter

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By Esther Onyegbula & Onyedi Ofulue Operatives of the Gender Unit, Lagos State Police Command, are currently investigating a 35-year-old labourer, Achibong Koko, for allegedly defiling a minor...

Thu Jun 28th, 2018     Read More →