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Ugwuanyi offers automatic employment to Christian Chukwu’s son

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…As Otedola redeems $50,000 pledge Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, a delegation from the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) led by its President, Amaju Pinnick and the...

Thu Apr 25th, 2019     Read More →

Nigerian lawyers as an endangered species

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By Olukayode Majekodunmi In 2015, Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, delivered a judgment in the case of Registered Trustees of Nigeria Bar Association vs....

Thu Apr 25th, 2019     Read More →

Electricity tariff in Nigeria too low to sustain steady power supply – Society of Engineers

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power supply By Emma Una CALABAR – STEADY power supply in Nigeria will continue to be elusive until the tariff paid by consumers is reviewed upwards to sustain high revenue inflow to power...

Thu Apr 25th, 2019     Read More →

Ibom Air to begin operation ahead May 29- Udoh

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By Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo COMMISSIONER for Information and Strategy Akwa Ibom State, Charles Udoh yesterday said the Ibom Air would commence commercial flight operations across Nigeria ahead of the...

Thu Apr 25th, 2019     Read More →

Black Axe, Vikings Confraternities clash in UNIUYO – Police

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The police command in Akwa Ibom on Wednesday confirmed report of a cult clash between the Black Axe and Vikings Confraternities at the University of Uyo campuses. The Acting Inspector General of...

Wed Apr 24th, 2019     Read More →

Police confirm cult clash in UNIUYO

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The police command in Akwa Ibom on Wednesday confirmed report of a cult clash between the Black Axe and Vikings Confraternities at the University of Uyo campuses. The Public Relations Officern of...

Wed Apr 24th, 2019     Read More →

Muhammadu Buhari University: ASUU under fire for describing proposed institution ‘a joke’

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The Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) has come under attack over its comment on the proposed Muhammdu Buhari University. Aisha Buhari had last Saturday during a townhall meeting in Yola,...

Wed Apr 24th, 2019     Read More →

New cabinet: Buhari in dilemma over Akwa Ibom’s slot

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Buhari …Akpabio, Ita Enang in contention as Udoma wants to quit public service Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor With barely a month to the end of the current administration, Presidency...

Wed Apr 24th, 2019     Read More →

Akpabio’s legal team resumes inspection of election materials

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Akpabio By Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo The seven-man Legal team of the senator representing Ikot Ekpene Senatorial district, Senator Godswill Akpabio yesterday resumed the process of inspection of...

Wed Apr 24th, 2019     Read More →

Electricity: Nigeria needs cost effective tariff – AfDB

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Dr Akinwunmi Adesina has said that Nigeria needs to evolve a more effective tariff structure in order to achieve steady...

Wed Apr 24th, 2019     Read More →

Man arrested for attempting to sell own children in Calabar

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By Emma Una A Thirty-year-old man, Edet Essien Inyang has been apprehended by the police in Calabar for attempting to sell two of his children. According to a source, Clement Ekem, Edet took his...

Tue Apr 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Akwa Ibom villages threaten to shutdown substations over lack of electricity

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By Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo SEVENTY-NINE villages of Itu local government area of Akwa Ibom state have lamented lack of electricity supply to their communities following alleged fraudulent activities...

Tue Apr 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Group raises concern over credibility of Tribunal Justices

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A socio-political group, the South South Democratic Watch has raised concerns over the conduct of the Tribunal Justices in the South South States. 2019 election Speaking to journalists after its...

Tue Apr 23rd, 2019     Read More →

LOCAL CONTENT: A-Ibom indigenous oil firm drags NCDMB, others to court

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—AN indigenous oil servicing firm in Akwa Ibom State, Pioneer Divers International Limited, has dragged Nigeria Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, to a...

Sun Apr 21st, 2019     Read More →

Inspection of election materials: INEC fault Akpabio’s legal team claim

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BY: Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo The Independent National Election Commission, INEC, Akwa Ibom state has described as mischievous, and cheap blackmail, the claim that it is denying the legal team of...

Sun Apr 21st, 2019     Read More →