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2019: Abak elders urge Gov Emmanuel to replace deputy

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By Harris-Okon Emmanuel UYO—As the battle for the 2019 general election continues to gather momentum, stalwarts of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Abak Local Government Area of Akwa...

Thu May 17th, 2018     Read More →

Saraki, Police IG trade words over cult suspects

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By Henry Umoru, Demola Akinyemi & Dirisu Yakubu •Police dismiss Saraki’s claims, says nobody should hinder investigations •PDP reacts as Senate sets up 10-member committee to...

Thu May 17th, 2018     Read More →

Boro’s Anniversary: IYC seeks political space for Ijaw

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By Samuel Oyadongha KAIAMA—IJAW Youth Council, IYC, worldwide, has called for political space for the Ijaw people of Nigeria for them to express their political aspirations freely without...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

Maritime insecurity: Navy acquires 179 high speed boats

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…Arrests 42 vessels over oil theft By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Nigerian Navy, Tuesday, said it has acquired a total of 179 high speed boats in the last one year to tackle insecurity in the...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

Despite politics, work progresses on 2nd Niger Bridge

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By Dennis Agbo The second bridge across River Niger between Delta and Anambra states, has been a subject of politicking, particularly among political parties competing for votes in the South-East...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

I’ve not seen the corpse of my husband since April

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—A 34-year-old pregnant mother of five, Mrs. Ekaette Akaninyene, of Nnonno, whose husband, a motorcyclist, was allegedly killed by a driver with Akwa Ibom State...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

Football supporters club lauds Rohr’s 30-man provisional list

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Lagos – The Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC) has described the 30 man provisional list of the Super Eagles released as a good ground work ahead of 2018 FIFA world cup.Nigerian...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

Gov. Emmanuel inaugurates road leading to Atlantic FM, Uyo

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Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom on Tuesday inaugurated the1.2 kilometre road to Radio Nigeria Atlantic 104.5 FM station, Uyo to mark his third year in office. Emmanuel said that the ceremony...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

Pregnant woman widowed by A-Ibom Transport Taskforce laments untold suffering

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A 34-year-old pregnant mother of five Mrs. Ekaette Akaninyene of Nnonno, of Ikot Edung in Ibiono Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state has lamented the untold suffering she has been...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

Pinnick not after CAF President’s Job, says Ifeanyi Ubah

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Member, Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Organising Committee, Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah has challenged the author of a recent online publication indicting the President of Nigeria Football...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

Gas flaring: Why NNPC should act fast

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The NNPC boss explained that to end gas flaring in future, all companies must submit Field Development Plans, FDPs, to the industry regulator, the Department Petroleum Resources, DPR, which must...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

ExxonMobil boosts A-Ibom community projects with N13bn investment

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By Ediri Ejoh ExxonMobil affiliate, Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited, MPN, operator of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC/MPN Joint Venture, has announced plans to invest over N13...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

AKNC honours lawmaker for empowering over 2,000 constituents

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By Harris-Okon Emmanuel UYO—FOR positively impacting the lives of his constituents, the member representing Abak Federal Constituency of Akwa Ibom State in the House of Representatives,...

Mon May 14th, 2018     Read More →

Eket PDP stakeholders seek Ikot-Ekpene support for Emmanuel’s re-election

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By Chioma Onuegbu STAKEHOLDERS of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from Eket senatorial district says it recognises the role of Ikot Ekpene district in the emergence of Governor Udom Emmanuel as...

Mon May 14th, 2018     Read More →

How states withdrew N593.1bn from federation account in Q1 2018

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The 36 states of the federation have so far withdrawn about 593.1 billion from the Federation Account as revenue generated in the first quarter of 2018. The breakdown is contained in the monthly...

Sun May 13th, 2018     Read More →