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Updated: Our meeting with Buhari has nothing to do withPDP or APC – South South Govs

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We came to discuss issues pertinent to our States By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday met behind closed doors with Governors of South South geopolitical zones...

Tue Oct 30th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari, South South Govs meet in Also Rock

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is meeting with Governors of South South geopolitical zones at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari in a...

Tue Oct 30th, 2018     Read More →

Sani predicts doom for APC, wants Akpabio back in PDP

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor Senator Shehu Sani has predicted doom for his former political party, All Progressives Congress, APC and urged a former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator...

Tue Oct 30th, 2018     Read More →

UNIUYO yet to receive take-off grant after 27 years —VC

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By Chioma Onuegbu The Management of the University of Uyo (UNIUYO), Akwa Ibom State, has expressed concern that 27 years after the institution was taken over by the Federal Government, it has not...

Tue Oct 30th, 2018     Read More →

Diabetes drug Metformin blocks disease causing blindness

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Researchers from Taiwan have found that Metformin, a common drug used to treat type 2 diabetes may have an effect of lowering the possibility of developing a disease leading to blindness. Diabetes...

Mon Oct 29th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Obasanjo urges support for Gov Emmanuel

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on the people of Akwa Ibom State to support the second term ambition of Governor Udom Emmanuel, describing him as a good...

Mon Oct 29th, 2018     Read More →

Ex-militants give FG 21-day ultimatum to probe 13% derivation funds

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…Want stoppage of payment to govs By Harris Emmanuel UYO—Former Niger Delta agitators have issued a 21-day ultimatum to President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the management of the 13...

Mon Oct 29th, 2018     Read More →

A-Ibom govt to Akpabio: You lied over Uyo-Ikot Ekpene Road

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By Harris-Okon Emmanuel UYO—There is no end in sight to the controversy surrounding the 25-km Uyo-Ikot Ekpene Road as Akwa Ibom State Government has accused Senator Godswill Akpabio of lying...

Mon Oct 29th, 2018     Read More →

Atiku, PDP and the Nigerian challenge

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By Ibrahim Dankwambo My dear compatriots, let me start by saying that contesting in the primaries for the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) was an experience of a lifetime...

Mon Oct 29th, 2018     Read More →

Obasanjo visits A’ Ibom, seeks support for Gov. Emmanuel

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Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Sunday worshipped with Gov Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom at Qua Iboe Church, Uyo, and urged the people to support the governor’s second term...

Sun Oct 28th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria needs more leaders like Udom Emmanuel – Obasanjo

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Nigerian former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has said that Nigeria needs more leaders in the mould of Governor Udom Emmanuel, who, according to him, is focused and committed to the welfare of his...

Sun Oct 28th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Christians will not be docile; PVCs will be used like AK47 – Isong, PFN leader

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•Says INEC should take over political parties’ primaries • ‘Someone should tell me one thing VP Osinbajo has done for the Body of Christ that we should be proud of’ By...

Sun Oct 28th, 2018     Read More →

Mike Igini: Ideal Electoral Commissioner

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By Tonnie Iredia On Thursday October 14, 2018, the 14th All Nigeria Editors’ Conference opened in Asaba, Delta State. Professor Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman Independent National Electoral...

Sun Oct 28th, 2018     Read More →

Senate’s secret deal to keep Saraki as Senate President and two troubles in a row 

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BY HENRY UMORU On Tuesday, October 9, 2018, senators resumed from their annual recess after spending 75 days out of the hallowed chamber. Senate President Bukola Saraki had, on July 24, in line...

Sun Oct 28th, 2018     Read More →

Hunters become the hunted in N-Delta

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…as gangsters KILL policemen, cart away their arms • Delta: Officers maimed, AK 47 rifles stolen • Cross River: Bandits, cultists execute cops, run off with guns • Akwa Ibom,...

Sun Oct 28th, 2018     Read More →