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Akudihor appeals for return of DPO Eyoh to Warri

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A Warri-based human rights activist, Comrade Brume Akudihor has appealed to the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris to retranster CSP Aniete Eyoh back to Warri Police ‘ B’...

Sun Nov 4th, 2018     Read More →

Akwa Ibom: Ikot Etefia Ukam Restores Nung Udo Esit Ikot Chieftain

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It was jubilation galore as the custodian of the chieftaincy stool of Ikot Etefia Ukam in Mkpat Enin Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State reaffirmed their chieftains in the presence of the...

Sat Nov 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Worst scripts tend to pay more – Ini Edo

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… says she discovered Adesua Etomi, others By ADETUTU ADESOJI Popular Nollywood diva, Ini Edo used to be a regular face on the screens and a delight to film lovers but lately the actress cum...

Sat Nov 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Dickson warns against killing, violence during political campaign

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By Samuel Oyadongha …As Bayelsa Celebrates 7th Annual Thanksgiving Day BAYELSA State Governor, Hon Seriake Dickson, weekend warned against killings and violence during political campaigns...

Sat Nov 3rd, 2018     Read More →

2019: Dickson warns against killings, violence during political campaigns

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Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, on Friday, warned against killings and violence during political campaigns as Bayelsa celebrates the 7th edition of the Annual Thanksgiving Day. Governor...

Fri Nov 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Army begins ‘Operation Crocodile Smile III’ in Rivers, Delta, Bayelsa, A/Ibom states

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The 16 Brigade of the Nigerian Army on Friday commenced `Operation Crocodile Smile III’ exercise across some states of the Niger Delta, to stem the tide of pipeline vandalism in the...

Fri Nov 2nd, 2018     Read More →

A-Ibom SSG denies membership of APC

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By Harris Emmanuel UYO—Secretary to Akwa Ibom State Government, Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem, has dismissed insinuations that he is a card-carrying member of All Progressives Congress, APC,...

Fri Nov 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Ex-agitators sack A-Ibom LGA secretariat, accuse govt of insincerity

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By Harris Emmanuel UYO—Hundreds of repentant militants, who recently received Akwa Ibom State government’s olive branch, yesterday invaded Etim Ekpo Local Government Secretariat and...

Thu Nov 1st, 2018     Read More →

Minimum wage: Identities of anti-N30,000 states unveiled

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By Victor Ahiuma-Young THE country is at present sitting on industrial powder keg over the N30, 000 new national minimum wage recommended by the Tripartite members of the National Minimum Wage...

Thu Nov 1st, 2018     Read More →

Prioritising pensions and gratuities as welfare issues

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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...

Thu Nov 1st, 2018     Read More →

Forgery : Court asks A/ Ibom AG to serve Bassey Etim notice of hearing

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – The High Court of Akwa Ibom State sitting in Uyo has granted an ex-parte motion to serve the former Federal lawmaker, Hon. Bassey Etim over forgery and perjury...

Wed Oct 31st, 2018     Read More →

Minimum Wage: ASUU, SSANU say Govs not sincere

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Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Senior Staff Association of the Nigerian Universities (SSANU), said on Wednesday that the state governors are not sincere with N22, 500 being...

Wed Oct 31st, 2018     Read More →

Ogun: guber candidate raises alarm over attempt to replace PDP list

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…Buruji in dilemma despite court victory By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA- A governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Oladipupo Adebutu has decried an alleged plot...

Wed Oct 31st, 2018     Read More →

Asset declaration: FG files charges against Oduah, Uzodinma

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—The Federal Government yesterday, slammed criminal charges against Senators Hope Uzodinma from Imo State and Stella Oduah from Anambra State, following their...

Wed Oct 31st, 2018     Read More →

Time for FG to re-establish Education Bank to boost education among youths (1)

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By Afe Babalola “I intend to highlight how the resuscitation of the bank would boost education and reduce unemployment amongst the youths of this country”. Inadequate funding of...

Wed Oct 31st, 2018     Read More →