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Emmanuel restates promise to establish more industries

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By Harris Emmanuel UYO—Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has given the assurance that the state would witness the establishment of more industries in his second term. Udom...

Tue Apr 2nd, 2019     Read More →

IFAD ready to upscale intervention in Nigeria’s agric sector – Country Rep.

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By Peter Duru, Makurdi The Nigeria Representative of the International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD, Nadine Gbossa has disclosed that the organisation is ready to scale up its...

Mon Apr 1st, 2019     Read More →

Ogun Police Command gets new CP

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A new Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama, on Monday resumed duty in Ogun. File: Policemen on duty A statement by the State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in Abeokuta, said...

Mon Apr 1st, 2019     Read More →

We met Akpabio 20 times to stop his defection – Enoidem, PDP national legal adviser

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Barr Emmanuel Enoidem is a founding member and the national legal adviser of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP. In this interview, he speaks extensively on issues of the general election at...

Mon Apr 1st, 2019     Read More →

Election Petition Tribunal: A-Ibom INEC declares readiness to give account

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Akwa Ibom State has declared its readiness to give an account of how returns were made during the 2019 general...

Mon Apr 1st, 2019     Read More →

Nobody discovered me, says Gov Emmanuel

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By Harris Emmanuel UYO—Apparently responding to his erstwhile political godfather, Senator Godswill Akpabio, Governor Udom Emmanuel, weekend, declared that nobody discovered him in politics....

Mon Apr 1st, 2019     Read More →

Warner Music, Chocolate City to create opportunities for African talents

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Audu Makori Paul Okeugo Warner Music Group (WMG) has announced a pioneering partnership with Chocolate City that will create opportunities for African talents around the world. The partnership is...

Sun Mar 31st, 2019     Read More →

Where is Osun Resident Electoral Commissioner?

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By Tonnie Iredia From 1987-1993, I served as Director of Public Affairs at the defunct National Electoral Commission having been so deployed from my regular beat at the NTA News to help the...

Sun Mar 31st, 2019     Read More →

Why young people must seize power in 2023

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“I hold that man in the right, who is most in league with the future.” Henrik Ibsen, 1828-1906. VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS, VBQ. By Dele Sobowale Futurism was just emerging as a...

Sun Mar 31st, 2019     Read More →

Emir Sanusi organises special prayer , urges Gov. Ganduje to forgive all

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Kano – The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II on Saturday organised a special prayer session at the Kano Central Mosque for Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje’s administration as he is about...

Sat Mar 30th, 2019     Read More →

9th Assembly : APC setting another quagmire for itself – Senator Hunkuyi

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- SENATOR Suleiman Hunkuyi, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Kaduna North, said yesterday that unfolding issues in the family of the All Progressives Congress, APC are the...

Sat Mar 30th, 2019     Read More →

We’ll resist a Senate President taking orders from the executive — Abaribe

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By Henry Umoru Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe was a former Deputy Governor of Abia State. A very ranking Senator who represents Abia South Senatorial District, Abaribe was first elected into the Senate...

Sat Mar 30th, 2019     Read More →

Battle for States: PDP rebounces, gets 14 states, eyes Zamfara, Osun

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By Clifford Ndujihe WITH the declaration of Ahmadu Fintiri of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the winner of the Adamawa State governorship election, the opposition party has won more states...

Fri Mar 29th, 2019     Read More →

We wrestled against powers, principalities – Gov. Emmanuel

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The Governor and Governor-elect of Akwa Ibom state, Udom Emmanuel has said that he wrestled not against human flesh but what he described as ‘powers and principalities” during the just...

Fri Mar 29th, 2019     Read More →

Emmanuel tasks Akwa Ibom LG legislators, mgt on grassroots devt

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By Chioma Onuegbu GOVERNOR Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has urged legislators and management staff of the 31 local government councils in the state to ensure grassroots development. Udom...

Fri Mar 29th, 2019     Read More →