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Nigeria’s foreign debt rises by 17% H1’18 to $22.1bn

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By Elizabeth Adegbesan The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), yesterday, said that Nigeria’s foreign debt at the end of the first half of 2018 (H1’18) stood at $22.08 billion. This...

Fri Sep 21st, 2018     Read More →

Gov Emmanuel forwards names of 5 commissioner, SA nominees to AKHA

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo —GOVERNOR Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has forwarded the names of five nominees to the House of Assembly for screening and confirmation into the office of...

Fri Sep 21st, 2018     Read More →

Nigerian, West African sub-regional bikers storm Abakaliki from Sept. 28

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Abakaliki – Nigerian and West African sub-regional motorcycle bikers numbering over 200 are expected in Abakaliki from Sept. 28 to Oct. 1 for their annual convention, their association said...

Thu Sep 20th, 2018     Read More →

Udom Emmanuel’s midas touch in agriculture

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By Itone Ibanga When he was sworn in as governor in 2015, Mr. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State, made it clear that his election was an event of some importance. He said “the Akwa Ibom people...

Thu Sep 20th, 2018     Read More →

Doctors demand implementation of health insurance law in A-Ibom

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By Harris-Okon Emmanuel UYO—Doctors in Akwa Ibom State have demanded the immediate implementation of the State Health Insurance Law to take care of the health needs of indigent citizens of...

Thu Sep 20th, 2018     Read More →

AFCON 2019: S/Africa Cut Ticket Fees To Beat Eagles

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South Africa are already planning ahead of their crucial Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Super Eagles and have quickly moved to announce reduced ticket prices to allow a massive...

Thu Sep 20th, 2018     Read More →

We’re not following Akpabio to APC — Sen Bob, Akpan House leader

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By Chioma Onuegbu UYO — TWO prominent chieftains of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Akwa Ibom State, Senator Effiong Bob and two-term member representing Oruk Anam State...

Thu Sep 20th, 2018     Read More →

Dokubo advises ex-agitators to support Buhari’s return in 2019

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Prof. Charles Dokubo, the Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), has advised Niger Delta ex-agitators to support the return of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. Dokubo gave the...

Wed Sep 19th, 2018     Read More →

How mentally ill man invaded A-Ibom community School

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BY Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo A middle aged mentally ill man has taken over one MC’Intire Secondary School in Utu Abak, Abak Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state, chasing away the staff and...

Wed Sep 19th, 2018     Read More →

2019: ICGG tasks security operatives on professionalism

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International Coalition for Good Governance, ICGG, yesterday, appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to call on all security agencies in the country to respect the rule of law and carry out their...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

Ibom Deep Seaport will ensure economic transformation and empowerment of Nigerians- ICRC

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The acting Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), Mr Chidi Izuwah, said that the Ibom Deep Seaport would create more jobs and transform the Nation’s...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

My heart was with Buhari in 2015 poll, Akpabio confesses

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—FORMER Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswil Akpabio, yesterday, said that his heart was with President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 election despite the...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

PDP presidential primaries: Aspirants fault P-Harcourt venue

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA— Ahead of October 6 presidential convention of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, slated for Port Harcourt, some aspirants are against the use of the Rivers State capital...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

See Sweden feat as inspiration to your children, Ibom Agenda tasks parents

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The Ibom Agenda has welcomed the feat by two Akwa Ibom secondary school children in the just concluded Stockholm Junior Water Prize Competition,in Sweden, tasking parents and guardians with wards...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

Agbami tackles TB through public awareness, screening

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Facilitates detection of 1,353 cases in 6 states By Sola Ogundipe NIGERIA has the highest incidence rate of tuberculosis in Africa and 7th among the 30 high TB burden countries in the world...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →