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Maritime industry may suffer manpower gap as trainee enrolment drops

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Maritime By Godfrey Bivbere The Nigeria maritime industry may soon be affected by a dearth of seafarers as youths are abandoning the profession. Vanguard Maritime Report gathered that fresh...

Wed May 15th, 2019     Read More →

Respite for Abia communities, motorists threatened by bad federal road

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—THE cries of some communities, including the people of Ariam in Ikwuano Council of Abia State, motorists and commuters plying the Umuahia-Ikot Ekpene-Uyo federal road,...

Wed May 15th, 2019     Read More →

Defection suit incompetent, lacking in merit, says Akpabio

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Sen. Godswill Akpabio, Senate Minority Leader, on Wednesday told the Federal High Court Abuja, that the suit seeking him to vacate his seat at the National Assembly was incompetent. The suit was...

Tue May 14th, 2019     Read More →

Direct LGAs funding: FG replacing one evil with another evil – Attah

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By Omeiza Ajayi The President Muhammadu Buhari administration, last week, announced plans to begin direct allocation to local governments from June 1 to stop state governors from hijacking those...

Tue May 14th, 2019     Read More →

No phony statistics on outlandish report’ll derail Akwa Ibom State

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By Charles Udoh Elections to a large extent have been won and lost but the drumbeats of political manipulations and propaganda are still echoing in the background. Udom Emmanuel The recent barrage...

Mon May 13th, 2019     Read More →

Fake lovers jailed for internet fraud

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By Evelyn Usman Three Nigerian youths that posed as foreigners to defraud their supposed foreign lovers, through Internet, have been convicted and sentenced to prison by Justice Fatun Riman of...

Mon May 13th, 2019     Read More →

N30,000 minimum wage captured in 2019 budget—Akwa Ibom govt

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By Harris Emmanuel UYO—Akwa Ibom State Government says it is ready to implement the new N30,000 minimum wage, as it had been included in the 2019 budget, christened Budget of...

Mon May 13th, 2019     Read More →

ASVI 2018: Lagos, Ogun, Rivers, Kwara, Enugu economic viable states

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States Generate N1.1trn, … Lagos Generates More IGR than 30 States Combined …. Only states are 10 economically viable, 17 are insolvent … Poor IGR States: Kebbi, Yobe,...

Sun May 12th, 2019     Read More →

IGP orders transfer of over 6,000 policemen out of Lagos to Zamfara, others

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The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has ordered the immediate transfer of over 6,000 senior policemen and rank and file out of Lagos State. Cross Section of Policemen during the flag...

Thu May 9th, 2019     Read More →

Senate confirms Buhari’s RMAFC nominees

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ex-CBN chief too as FERMA Boss By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Senate, Wednesday, confirmed the reappointment of Elias Mbam from Ebonyi State as Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation...

Wed May 8th, 2019     Read More →

Nwulu hands over mantle to Onofiok

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By Chris onuoha Hon. Tony Nwulu, the sponsor of the most responsive “Not Too Young To Run Bill” in the 8th Assembly, and current Federal House Member representing Isolo/Oshodi...

Wed May 8th, 2019     Read More →

Amaechi commissions training facilities at MAN

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By Godfrey Bivbere Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has commended the management of Maritime Academy of Nigeria, MAN, Oron in Akwa Ibom State for the development of infrastructure in...

Wed May 8th, 2019     Read More →

Annie Idibia loses father to cancer

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Annie Idibia, wife of Nigerian music legend 2baba on Wednesday announced the death of her father, Macaulay as a result of an unsuccessful battle with cancer. Annie Idibia The 34-year-old Ibadan...

Wed May 8th, 2019     Read More →

AKWA IBOM: APC, INEC in tug-of-war over polls materials

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By Chioma Onuegbu THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Akwa Ibom State under the watch of Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Mike Igini is in a tug-of-war with the lawyers of...

Wed May 8th, 2019     Read More →

LG: Attah canvasses true federalism, says direct funding, illegal

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – Elder Statesman and former Governor of Akwa Ibom state, Obong Victor Attah has faulted the decision of the federal government to directly fund local governments in...

Tue May 7th, 2019     Read More →