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PATRICIA OBOZUA: My unwritten rule to stay on winning ways

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DIRECTOR of Communications and Public Affairs, sub-Saharan Africa at General Electric, GE, Patricia Obozua, in this chat, shares her experience as an ambitious executive, with over 20 year-record...

Sun Jul 28th, 2019     Read More →

Expatriate abducted in Akwa Ibom regains freedom after 18 days

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By Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo The expatriate working with Al Madal Construction Company who was abducted by unidentified gunmen between Oruk Anam and Ukanafun local government areas of Akwa Ibom state...

Sun Jul 28th, 2019     Read More →

Troops kill 5 bandits, rescue 2 kidnap victims in Kaduna

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Ben Agande, Kaduna five suspected bandits were killed and four others were arrested in two separate operations in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State by Troops of the 1 Division of the ...

Sun Jul 28th, 2019     Read More →

Insecurity: Southern youths vow to defend people against herdsmen

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By Vincent Ujumadu THE Coalition of Ethnic Nationalities Youth Leaders of Southern Nigeria have vowed to defend themselves from the herdsmen allegedly causing insecurity in the Southern part of...

Sun Jul 28th, 2019     Read More →

Ministerial screening without portfolios: Uproar over ‘bow and go’

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…Kokori, Adedoja, Oyovbaire, Yesufu, Ozekhomhe, others speak By Emma Amaize, South-Soth Regional Editor, Dayo Johnson, Jimitota Onoyume, Festus Ahon, Gabriel Enogholase, Egufe Yafugborhi,...

Sun Jul 28th, 2019     Read More →

Ministerial appointments: How Buhari is building his 2023 political army

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By Emmanuel Aziken President Muhammadu Buhari is to use his proposed ministers to foist a political legacy that will enable a smooth transfer of power to his adopted successor in 2023, associates...

Sat Jul 27th, 2019     Read More →

Nigerians rule on what FG should do with RUGA money

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, Niger Delta When the Federal Government last month announced plans to implement the Rural Grazing Area (RUGA) settlement programme, it certainly never envisaged...

Sat Jul 27th, 2019     Read More →

Ministerial List: Senate to confirm 43 nominees Tuesday

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Screens Fashola, Aregbesola, Saraki, 6 others Monday *** 31 Nomineees Screened So Far By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate will on Tuesday round off the Screening Exercise of Ministerial Nominees...

Fri Jul 26th, 2019     Read More →

INEC Ad-hoc staff testifies with video evidence at Akwa Ibom Tribunal

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The hearing of the petition challenging the victory of the incumbent governor of Akwa Ibom State, Governor Emmanuel Udom, by the APC gubernatorial candidate, Obong Nsima Ekere, took a dramatic...

Fri Jul 26th, 2019     Read More →

Assault on creditor: A-Ibom Assembly suspends LG chairman

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has suspended chairman of Abak Local Government Area of the state, Imoh Williams, indefinitely over the alleged assault on his...

Fri Jul 26th, 2019     Read More →

Gbajabiamila announces House Standing Committees

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Betera, Faleke, Bago, Namdas, Luke for Appropriations, Finance, African Integrations, Army, Federal Judiciary *PDP’s Chinda, Onyenma, Yusuf shut out By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA- Speaker of...

Thu Jul 25th, 2019     Read More →

Emmanuel orders probe into LG chairman’s alleged assault on creditor

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By Chioma Onuegbu GOVERNOR Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has ordered an investigation into the alleged physical assault on a resident of Abak Local Government Area of the state by the Chairman...

Thu Jul 25th, 2019     Read More →

11 years after: Bakassi IDPs decry neglect

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By Ike Uchechukwu Eleven years after Bakassi Peninsula was formally ceded by the Nigerian Government to Cameroun, the displaced indigenes of Bakassi have continued to lament the hardship, neglect...

Thu Jul 25th, 2019     Read More →

Ministers: Senate goes back to ‘bow and go’, screens 10, 8 more nominees today

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lProtest over exclusion of FCT lAmaechi’s screening divides Senate lI would have made Akpabio sweat if… — Abaribe lDickson backs Sylva By Henry Umoru & Samuel Oyadongha...

Thu Jul 25th, 2019     Read More →

Ministerial list: APC chieftains laud Buhari over choice of Lagos duo

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Lagos – Two chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Chief Lanre Rasaq and Mrs Risikat Adegeye, have commended President Muhammadu Buhari over the choice of...

Wed Jul 24th, 2019     Read More →