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How Buhari can stop agitations for Nigeria’s disintegration — Attah

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By Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo Obong Victor Attah was the civilian governor of Akwa Ibom state from 1999-2007. He is also referred to by many as the father of Resource Control. In this interview with...

Sat Jun 1st, 2019     Read More →

Senate says economy in danger, as FG spends N11trn on subsidy payment in 6 yrs

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Okays N129bn subsidy payment to 67 oil marketers As senators call for an end to subsidy payment Senate adjourns plenary till June 6 By Henry Umoru The Senate, yesterday, raised the alarm that the...

Fri May 31st, 2019     Read More →

Governor Emmanuel reappoints Ekerete Udoh as CPS

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Barely 24 hours after his swearing-in for a second term, the Akwa Ibom State Governor Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has reappointed Mr. Ekerete Udoh, as his Chief Press Secretary and Senior Special Assistant...

Fri May 31st, 2019     Read More →

NACA seeks prevention of new HIV infections

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..Plans 90% viral load reduction by 2020 By Sola Ogundipe & Chioma Obinna The outcome of the preliminary findings of the Nigerian HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey, NAIIS, has revealed that...

Thu May 30th, 2019     Read More →

Gov. Emmanuel re-appoints Ekuwem as A’Ibom SSG

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Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom on Thursday re-appointed Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG). Mr Ekerete Udoh, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor made this...

Thu May 30th, 2019     Read More →

Obasanjo, Abubakar, Jonathan absent, as Buhari, Osinbajo take oath of office

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Emmanuel Elebeke ABUJA—THREE former heads of government were absent at yesterday’s swearing-in of President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Prof. Yemi...

Thu May 30th, 2019     Read More →

Gov Emmanuel lists deep seaport, industrial city, as second term priority projects

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Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State said his administration will continue its industrialisation drive, giving priority to Ibom deep seaport and industrial city projects in his second...

Thu May 30th, 2019     Read More →

Inauguration : Buhari mum, as govs reel out promises

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•I’ll build a stronger Delta —Okowa •We’ll surpass first term performance in Akwa Ibom — Emmanuel •Umahi assures Ebonyi citizens of improved...

Thu May 30th, 2019     Read More →

Inauguration : mum, as govs reel out promises

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•I’ll build a stronger Delta —Okowa •We’ll surpass first term performance in Akwa Ibom — Emmanuel •Umahi assures Ebonyi citizens of improved...

Thu May 30th, 2019     Read More →

Against all odds, Udom returns to hilltop mansion 

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▪ Highlights of his ‘completion agenda’ Governor Udom Emmanuel will be sworn-in officially on Wednesday 29th May 2019, for another term of four years, as the executive governor...

Wed May 29th, 2019     Read More →

Gov. Inuwa Yahaya suspends all government’s appointments, contracts

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Gombe – Gov. Inuwa Yahaya, the newly sworn-in governor of Gombe State has suspended all appointments, contracts and allocations by the state and local government councils as from March...

Wed May 29th, 2019     Read More →

In this my second tenure I will no longer be the governor… – Ayade

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…Says ceding of Bakassi, 76 oil wells illegal and hurting BY IKE UCHECHUKWU CALABAR-Prof Ben Ayade has declared that Cross River will become an industrialized state under his watch...

Wed May 29th, 2019     Read More →

A-Ibom Gov Tribunal: Counsel warned against undue delay

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo —LAWYERS to parties in the ongoing Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, have been warned not to employ undue technicalities that may...

Wed May 29th, 2019     Read More →

Court upholds sack of Akwa-Ibom APC lawmakers over defection

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo —A Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State has upheld the sack of five state lawmakers of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, following their unjustified...

Tue May 28th, 2019     Read More →

‘Female pastor aided escape of cultist that killed my son’

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By Chioma Onuegbu UYO—A 63-year-old native of Afaha Nsit community, Nsit Ibom Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Udoma Akpan, has cried out for justice over the death of his son,...

Tue May 28th, 2019     Read More →