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Earthquake: Akpabio set to dump PDP for APC

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Senator Godswill Akpabio, a former governor of Akwa Ibom state, is set to dump the Peoples Democratic Party and dampen the celebration mood in the PDP headquarters, over the defection of some...

Sun Aug 5th, 2018     Read More →

RAY [email protected]: I chose journalism over lucrative businesses

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•‘My father, who called himself a poor man with integrity, inspired me’ •On Newswatch: We were motivated by Time and Newsweek magazines •‘After Dele Giwa’s...

Sat Aug 4th, 2018     Read More →

Ibori: A political tactician turns 60

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By Abel Oshevire Chief James Onanefe Ibori, the ebullient Urhobo man who superintended over the affairs of Delta State as governor between 1999 and 2007, strides today into the sexagenarian club...

Sat Aug 4th, 2018     Read More →

Akpabio’s APC romance unsettles PDP

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The romance between the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Senator Godswill Akpabio, the PDP Minority Leader in the Senate, has unsettled the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Akpabio might...

Sat Aug 4th, 2018     Read More →

Defection of PDP governors: Ayade dismisses rumour, Ugwuanyi keeps mum

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor Speculations about the possible defection of three serving governors belonging to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to the All Progressives Congress, APC were...

Sat Aug 4th, 2018     Read More →

How APC betrayed the change – Akpanudoedehe

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Senator John Akpanudoedehe is a former Senator and a one-time Minister of State in the Federal Capital Territory FCT. He was also the candidate of the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN in the heated...

Sat Aug 4th, 2018     Read More →

Akwa Ibom 2019: Zoning puzzles for APC

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AS the 2019 elections draw closer zoning is turning into an issue for consideration by the two major political parties in Akwa Ibom State; the ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP and All...

Fri Aug 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Saraki becomes National Leader of PDP

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By Henry Umoru & Dirisu Yakubu Thanks party for accepting returnees Attempt to impeach Saraki’ll be resisted— Tambuwal Saraki, Ortom, Kwankwaso, others attend PDP NEC...

Fri Aug 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Attempt to impeach Saraki will be resisted- Tambuwal

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…Saraki, Ortom, Kwankwaso, others, attend PDP NEC Meeting …As NEC approves amendment of rules to accommodate Not-Too- Young-To-Run Act By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-Sokoto State governor,...

Thu Aug 2nd, 2018     Read More →

UNIUYO swears-in 28 medical doctors

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BY Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo The University of Uyo , Akwa Ibom state has sworn in 28 medical doctors who recently completed their training from the institution’s College of Health Sciences, urging...

Thu Aug 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Those leaving the APC are the only honest Nigerians – Galadima

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The Peoples Democratic Party PDP has said that all those leaving the All Progressive Party APC are ‘the only honest Nigerian’ Alhaji Buba Galadima, Chairman of Reformed-All Progressive...

Thu Aug 2nd, 2018     Read More →

S-South may sue FG over state’s allocation deductions —A-Ibom A-G

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo —THE Attorney- General and Commissioner for Justice, Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Uwemedimo Nwoko, has described the Federal Government’s deductions from monthly...

Thu Aug 2nd, 2018     Read More →

NUPENG suspends strike in A-Ibom as DSS, NNPC intervene

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By Victor Ahiuma-Young THE Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday, announced the suspension of its industrial action in Akwa Ibom State following the interventions...

Thu Aug 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Edo emerges 3rd, beats 33 others in Africa Report ‘State of States’ Ranking

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In what experts describe as another validation of the reforms and progress being made by the administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki, Africa Report in its July/August 2018 edition, has ranked...

Wed Aug 1st, 2018     Read More →

Maritime Academy Oron embarks on extensive clean-up

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By Eguono Odjegba The Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron, Akwa Ibom State, which has the mandate to train and produce middle level manpower for the maritime industry, had, for obvious...

Wed Aug 1st, 2018     Read More →