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IPMAN threatens to shut down 2,000 filling stations in two states

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BY IKE UCHECHUKWU CALABAR – The Independent Petrol Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, Calabar depot have threatened to shut down over 2, 000 filling stations in Cross River and Akwa...

Thu Mar 15th, 2018     Read More →

Governing Board decries obsolete infrastructure in Oron Maritime Academy

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The newly appointed Governing Board of Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron, Akwa Ibom on Wednesday decried the level of abandoned projects and obsolete infrastructure in the institution. Mr...

Wed Mar 14th, 2018     Read More →

NITDA lights up Uyo with Startup Friday

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THE National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, has launched the first Start-up Friday programme, an initiative of NITDA’s Office for ICT Innovation and Entrepreneurship,...

Wed Mar 14th, 2018     Read More →

Kidnappers of Akwa Ibom pastor want N10m

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—THE gunmen who kidnapped Pastor Mfon Akpan Udoneke, the Area Superintendent of Apostolic Church, Ikot-Akpa Idem, in Ukanafun Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State,...

Wed Mar 14th, 2018     Read More →

Gov Emmanuel outlaws 33 cult groups in A-Ibom

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By Chioma Onuegbu UYO—GOVERNOR Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has signed into force, the Cultism and other Violent Behaviour Prohibition Order 2018 with effect from March 12,...

Tue Mar 13th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria has 5,000MW distribution capacity, says Fashola

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By Chioma Onuegbu UYO—MINISTER of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, yesterday, said Nigeria has 5000 megawatts distribution capacity, adding that the Federal...

Tue Mar 13th, 2018     Read More →

A’Ibom oil communities knock NDDC over messy, second-rate projects

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By Chioma Onuegbu UYO—OIL-BEARING communities in Akwa Ibom State have again slammed the Niger-Delta Development Commission, NDDC, for the purported shambolic execution and abandonment of...

Tue Mar 13th, 2018     Read More →

FG replies GENCOs, accuses them of blackmail, politicking

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By Chris Ochayi UYO—Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, yesterday, said he was not afraid of going to the law court over allegations of preferential treatment offered...

Tue Mar 13th, 2018     Read More →

A-Ibom govt tasked on amnesty for repentant cultists, kidnappers

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By Harris-Okon Emmanuel UYO—Worried by the worsening security situation occasioned by cultism and kidnapping in Etim Ekpo and Ukanafun Local Government areas of Akwa Ibom State, the Police...

Tue Mar 13th, 2018     Read More →

Seven Energy reaffirms commitment to security, human rights

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SEVEN Energy, the leading indigenous integrated gas development, production and distribution company in south east Nigeria, has reaffirmed its commitment to implementing the Voluntary Principles...

Tue Mar 13th, 2018     Read More →

Abia civil society, grassroots and elites yearning for Ikpeazu’s 2nd term

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“In a democracy, someone who fails to get elected to office can always console himself with the thought that there was something not quite fair about it.” Ikpeazu Thucydides, History...

Mon Mar 12th, 2018     Read More →

Fashola reassures Nigerians of steady power supply

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The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola said that the Federal was making efforts to ensure steady power supply in the country. Fashola said this at the 25th Monthly Power...

Mon Mar 12th, 2018     Read More →

Gunmen kidnap pastor, another in A-Ibom community

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BY Chioma Onuegbu Uyo- GUNMEN suspected to be cultists have kidnapped two persons including Pastor Mfon Akpan Udoneke, the Area Superintendent of Apostolic Church Ikot Akpa Idem village in...

Mon Mar 12th, 2018     Read More →

Navy nabs 3 suspects over bunkering of AGO worth N23m in A’Ibom

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The Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base (FOB), Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom, has arrested three suspects over illegal bunkering of AGO worth N23 million. The Commanding Officer,...

Sun Mar 11th, 2018     Read More →

Violent death : 1,351 killed in 10 weeks

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In January, about 676 Nigerians were cut down through herdsmen and farmers clashes, sectarian crises, communal clashes, Boko Haram insurgency, cult clashes, kidnapping, and ritual killings, among...

Sun Mar 11th, 2018     Read More →