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APC Chairmen applauds Buhari’s directive on audit of NDDC

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By Ochuko Akuopha CHAIRMEN of All Progressives Congress, APC, from South-South and South-East States have applauded directive of President Muhammadu Buhari for a forensic audit of the Niger Delta...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

PANDEF decries worsening infrastructure in the Niger Delta

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Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, has bemoaned the poor condition of critical infrastructure in the Niger Delta region, particularly roads, calling on the Federal Government and relevant MDAs, to give...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

NDDC: Niger Delta Govs in no position dictate to Buhari – HOSCON

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By Emma Amaize, Warri The Host Communities of Nigeria, HOSCON, has said it is inappropriate for Governors of South-South states, who they accused of mismanaging 13 percent Derivation Fund, to...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

Ufot Ekaette: A Celebration of Meritocracy in Service

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Reviewer: Sam Akpe Authoritative, well researched and graciously historical are the words that best describe the book, Ufot Joseph Ekaette: a Celebration of Meritocracy in Service. It is a...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

WASHED AWAY! 10 states battle 3,500 erosion sites

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…Anambra, Abia, Imo worst hit …Octogenarians, others lose homes to gully BY ANAYO OKOLI, VINCENT UJUMADU, Dayo Johnson, Chioma Onuegbu Emma Una, CHDI NKWOPARA, UGOCHUKWU ALARIBE,...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

Akwa Ibom is a Peaceful State — Army General

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The Director of Foreign Liaison, Defence Intelligence Agency, Abuja, Brigadier General Emmanuel Undiandeye, has described Akwa Ibom as a peaceful state in the country. Undiandeya who disclosed...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari’s request to pay Kogi N10b: Other states demand payment for projects executed

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…FG owes A’Ibom, Rivers, C’River over N267bn on road rehabilitation …As Taraba claims N40bn; Anambra, N12bn; Adamawa, N4.6bn; Plateau, N4bn By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor,...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

New approach to taxation pushes A’Ibom IGR to all-time high of N24.8bn in 2019

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Akwa Ibom state has moved from 16th position on the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) rating table in 2015 to number six (6) on the table in 2019, going by the latest rating released by the Joint...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

PANDEF expresses disapointment over non-implementation of 16point agenda

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By Chioma Onuegbu – Uyo Again the Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, has again expressed disappointment over the non-implementation of the 16-point agenda, designed to promote the development...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari orders forensic audit of NDDC

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday ordered a forensic audit of the operations of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from 2001 to 2019. President Buhari in...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

P&ID: We’ll not pay $9.6BN fine, petroleum ministry tells Reps

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*Assures All Refineries Will be Fixed before 2023 By Tordue Salem, Abuja The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr Timipre Sylva, on Thursday, said the Federal government will not pay...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Nigerian Navy arrests 8 oil vandals, impounds 81 drums of pms in Calabar

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By Emma Una Nigerian Navy Ship, Victory based in Calabar on Thursday paraded eight petroleum products vandals with eighty-one drums of petroleum products PMS laden in three wooden boats heading to...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Minister to Reps: We’ll not pay P&ID’s $9.6bn fine

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Tordue Salem – Abuja The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, said on Thursday the Federal Government would not pay the $9.6billion judgment fine to Process and...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Appeal: A-Ibom PDP demands judgment delivered without further delay

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By Chioma Onuegbu – Uyo The Akwa Ibom state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has demanded that judgement in the cases of its candidates, Senator Bassey and Albert and...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Protest: Modakeke youths reject choice of old man as new monarch

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Some youths in Modakeke, on Wednesday, staged a peaceful protested against the choice of an aged candidate as new monarch for the town. A picture of an Area in Modakeke The Osun State Government...

Wed Oct 16th, 2019     Read More →