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Aircrew foil attempt to traffic 3-day-old baby

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By Lawani Mikairu Air Peace all-female crew comprising Captain Simisola Ajibola, Senior First Officer Onohi Agboighale, Mojoko Ewane, Taiye Abbey, Victoria Ukpiaifo and Ngozi Ezeamaka has...

Thu Jan 10th, 2019     Read More →

TETFund enlists 16 new institutions for scholarship scheme

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ABUJA–SIXTEEN additional institutions in the country were enlisted by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund,to benefit its foreign scholarship programme in 2018. The board of the...

Thu Jan 10th, 2019     Read More →

#Askdavido: Money, record deal, endorsement, top questions Nigerians ask Davido

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Victor Ogunyinka If you have to ask David Adedeji Adeleke, also known as Davido, also known as OBO (Omo Baba Olowo, that is son of a wealthy man) a question, what would it be? David Adeleke, aka...

Wed Jan 9th, 2019     Read More →

Air Peace all-female crew foil attempt to traffic 3-day-old baby

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Eagle-eyed Air Peace all-female crew comprising Captain Sinmisola Ajibola, Senior First Officer Onohi Agboighale, Mojoko Ewane, Taiye Abbey, Victoria Ukpiaifo and Ngozi Ezeamaka on Sunday...

Wed Jan 9th, 2019     Read More →

2019: At last, serious campaigns begin

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How to guarantee free, fair polls – Ikokwu By Clifford Ndujihe AFTER what seemed like eternity, campaigns for the 2019 general polls are gradually assuming full momentum. Governor Fayose in...

Wed Jan 9th, 2019     Read More →

INEC can’t conduct credible polls—A-Ibom elders

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—A group, Akwa Ibom Leaders Vanguard, has expressed doubts in the ability of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct credible polls this year. INEC...

Wed Jan 9th, 2019     Read More →

Akwa Ibom CP shuns Armed Forces heroes event

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UYO—The Commissioner of Police, Musa Kimo stunned Akwa Ibom people, early in the week, when he shunned the 2019 Armed Forces Remembrance Emblem Appeal Fund launch. army The event, an annual...

Wed Jan 9th, 2019     Read More →

Anyone with information on shady deals involving my wife, son should publish it — Buhari

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Retirement: I’ll take action on IGP Idris •Denies stopping EFCC from probing Akpabio •States why he doesn’t believe in state police ABUJA—President Muhammadu Buhari has...

Wed Jan 9th, 2019     Read More →

Group alleges neglect of Oron oil producing communities

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By Harris-Okon Emmanuel UYO—A group, Oro Think Tank in Akwa Ibom State, has alleged the neglect of Oron communities producing oil and gas by the administration of Governor Udom Emmanuel....

Tue Jan 8th, 2019     Read More →

Emah Bassey didn’t touch Amanam Nkanga—Ewang

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo —A chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Akwa Ibom State, Group Capt. Sam Ewang(retd), has faulted reports that Emah Bassey, a two-term member of the House of...

Tue Jan 8th, 2019     Read More →

Cameroonian refugees say A’Ibom churches, residents covered ‘our nakedness’

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By Chioma Onuegbu ANUA OFFOT- SOUTHERN Cameroonians currently taking refuge in Akwa Ibom State after fleeing from the lingering crisis in their country, have expressed appreciation to Akwa Ibom...

Mon Jan 7th, 2019     Read More →

Issues as the Senate probes Akwa Ibom House crisis

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Chieftains of the two major political parties in Akwa Ibom State, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and the All Progressives Congress, APC are expectant of rubbishing the other as the Senate launches...

Fri Dec 21st, 2018     Read More →

DPR seals 46 fuel stations in A-Ibom

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By Chioma Onuegbu Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, yesterday, said it sealed no fewer than 46 fuel stations across Akwa Ibom State that were operating without its licence. Petrol 19th NSF:...

Fri Dec 21st, 2018     Read More →

N1.4bn Fraud: Ernest Ojukwu asks Usoro to step down as NBA President

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By Henry Ojelu A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Professor Ernest Ojukwu has asked Paul Usoro, SAN to temporarily step down as Nigerian Bar Association, NBA chairman, pending the conclusion of his ...

Thu Dec 20th, 2018     Read More →

Customs seizes N137m smuggled rice

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—The Strike Force Team of the Nigeria Customs Service, NIS, has intercepted 5,662 bags of smuggled rice and 137 bales of secondhand clothes all valued at N137...

Thu Dec 20th, 2018     Read More →