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Stakeholders differ on new FG’s devt roadmap for N’Delta

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South, Sam Oyadongha & Chioma Onuegbu WARRI—LEADERS and stakeholders of the Niger Delta, yesterday, were divided on the new Federal...

Wed Aug 2nd, 2017     Read More →

The President I saw in London —Gov Ortom

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By Peter Duru MAKURDI—Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, yesterday, disclosed that the President Muhammadu Buhari he saw in London was fast recuperating and in high spirit and also eager...

Wed Aug 2nd, 2017     Read More →

FG should probe Bakassi killings

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News that no fewer than 97 Nigerian fishermen were killed in the Bakassi Peninsula by suspected Cameroon gendarmes outraged many Nigerians, more so as such sad events had been taking place even...

Wed Aug 2nd, 2017     Read More →

German Medical varsity partners Thompson & Grace Medical City Project in Nigeria

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One of the world’s leading Medical Faculties and University Clinics, Hamburg-based Universitätskrankenhaus Eppendorf, UKE, will become the key partner for the planned Thompson NS Grace...

Wed Aug 2nd, 2017     Read More →

We can’t do without our CHAN Eagles – Bassey

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As the Nigeria Professional football league heads for an interesting sprint with six matches to go, the chairman of title contenders Akwa United, Mr. Paul Bassey has come out to say they cannot...

Wed Aug 2nd, 2017     Read More →

Outrage as armed robbers attack expatriates, kill Mobile Policeman in A’Ibom

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By Emmanuel Ayungbe, Uyo Dare devil armed robbers today swooped on a van carrying expatriate construction workers in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital and shot dead a Mobile Policeman. The...

Tue Aug 1st, 2017     Read More →

Robbers killed mobile policeman in Akwa Ibom- police

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The Police Command in Akwa Ibom on Tuesday confirmed the killing of a mobile policeman by armed robbers in the early hours of Tuesday in the state. The Police Public Relations Officer in the...

Tue Aug 1st, 2017     Read More →

The President Muhammadu Buhari I saw in London – Gov. Ortom

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BY PETER DURU MAKURDI – Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state, Tuesday, disclosed that the President Muhammadu Buhari he saw in London was fast recuperating and in high spirit and also eager...

Tue Aug 1st, 2017     Read More →

NIS advises A-Ibom govt on devt policies

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By Dennis Udoma UYO—THE Akwa Ibom State branch of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors, NIS, has advised the state government to begin the enforcement of policies in the building industry...

Tue Aug 1st, 2017     Read More →

Snakes: How 3 African countries export pythons with Nigeria’s quota – UNIUYO Don

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By Emmanuel Ayungbe UYO—AN expert in snake management and Associate Professor, Department of Forestry and Natural Environment Management, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom...

Tue Aug 1st, 2017     Read More →

Oil spill: Mobil hasn’t paid any A’Ibom community compensation in 46 years – Chief Nduese Essien

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By Chioma Onuegbu UYO—FORMER Minister of Housing and Urban Development and Atta of Ekid, Eket Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, Chief Nduese Essien, says that for about 46 years, Exxon...

Tue Aug 1st, 2017     Read More →

A-Ibom APC acting scribe hail members over peaceful congress

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THE Acting Secretary of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Akwa Ibom State, Mr Edet Bassey, has congratulated members of the party for their peaceful conduct, during Saturday’s state-wide...

Tue Aug 1st, 2017     Read More →

Fashola tasks building professionals on global competitiveness

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—As FG pledges to provide accurate demarcation of border lines By Chris Ochayi The minister of Works, housing and power, Babatunde Fashola has tasked professionals in the construction sector...

Tue Aug 1st, 2017     Read More →

Healthy living: YEDI targets 4,000 young people

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To ensure young people stay away from risky behaviour while on holidays, the Youth Empowerment and Development Initiative, YEDI is set for its 5th edition of the annual summer holiday camps...

Mon Jul 31st, 2017     Read More →

NEW ROAD MAP: FG, IOCs earmark N2trn for 457 projects in N’Delta

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South ASABA- MONTHS after the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo’s fact-finding tour of Niger-Delta, the Federal Government has come up with a...

Mon Jul 31st, 2017     Read More →