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Just in: Military destroys major militant camps in N’ Delta

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The Joint Military Task Force (JTF) code-named “Operation Delta Safe” says it has destroyed and dislodged major militant camps in the Niger Delta, thereby boosting security in the...

Sun Apr 7th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari changing the structure of our economy for the better —Tinubu

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By Tunde Rahman Quite like previous editions, the 11th Bola Tinubu Colloquium marking the 67th birthday of that political giant, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, was organised to another resounding success...

Sun Apr 7th, 2019     Read More →

Confab on teaching innovations holds in Abuja

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Key stakeholders will, on Thursday, April 25, converge in Abuja to discuss innovations towards improving the education sector in Nigeria. Zenith Bank /Delta Principals’ Cup: Obule, Boys...

Sat Apr 6th, 2019     Read More →

I was offered ministerial appointments three times by Obasanjo, two times by Yar’Adua and I turned them down — Buba Galadinma

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Why I’m fighting Buhari Buhari’s relationship with my daughter By Chioma Gabriel, Editor Special Features Buba Galadima, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and perhaps...

Sat Apr 6th, 2019     Read More →

2019 polls and the Akwa Ibom connection

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By Emmanuel Umohinyang THOUGH the 2019 general elections may have come and gone, history would no doubt record the exercise as a peculiar one. This may not be unconnected with the negatives that...

Fri Apr 5th, 2019     Read More →

Delusions, death and disgrace

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By Donu Kogbara BIOKPOMABO Awara is the governorship candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, in my home state, Rivers. Neither AAC nor Awara had any standing or profile in Rivers State...

Fri Apr 5th, 2019     Read More →

Ekaette urges support for Buhari

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Says regime on right course By Chris Ochayi The former Senator representing Akwa Ibom South senatorial district, Senator Eme Ekaette, has called on Nigerians to support President Muhammadu...

Thu Apr 4th, 2019     Read More →

Senate wants shell to pay Niger Delta host communities N6.9bn

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…As communities lament refusal to comply with Senate resolutions By Henry Umoru OIL Producing communities in the Niger Delta region yesterday cried out for the refusal of the Shell...

Thu Apr 4th, 2019     Read More →

GENERAL POLLS: Akwa Ibom APC, INEC in war of words

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By Harris-Okon Emmanuel UYO—The war of words between Akwa Ibom State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC and Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, over the conduct of the...

Thu Apr 4th, 2019     Read More →

FEC okays N3.4trn promissory note to offset local debts, salaries

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA — THE Federal Executive Council, FEC, yesterday, approved the establishment of a Promissory Note Programme worth N3.4trillion for the settlement of inherited...

Thu Apr 4th, 2019     Read More →

EFCC nabs 5 internet fraud suspects in Uyo

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Abuja – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has arrested five suspected internet fraudsters in a sting operation in Uyo, Akwa Ibom. EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu Spokesman...

Wed Apr 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Challenges of Eastern Ports and our responses — NPA

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By Godwin Oritse Seaports in relation to trade are major gateways to the economy of a country. They represent a complex structure in a country’s transportation system providing ship harbour...

Wed Apr 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Sea time training: MAN trains 24,000 cadets in 16 yrs

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By Godfrey Bivbere Over 24,000 cadets who have graduated from the Maritime Academy of Nigeria, MAN, Oron in Akwa Ibom state in the last 16 years have been without the opportunity of completing...

Wed Apr 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Ex-Generals, others petition Reps over compulsory retirement

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA— No fewer than 26 senior military officers, including a former Major-General and 10 retired Brigadiers-General, have petitioned the Speaker, House of Representatives,...

Wed Apr 3rd, 2019     Read More →

ITAM: A’Ibom clan where it’s taboo to kill, eat monkey

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By Chioma Onuegbu SECRETARY, Council of Chiefs, Ikot Uso Akpan community, Itu Clan, Itu Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, Elder Michael Uko, has revealed that it is a taboo in the entire...

Tue Apr 2nd, 2019     Read More →