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4 C’River communities razed in communal conflict

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By Emma Una CALABAR—FOUR communities in Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State were, yesterday, razed following a communal conflict with neighbouring Ikwo community of Ebonyi...

Mon Mar 18th, 2019     Read More →

Cultism: Stray bullet hits 1, 3 fear dead in Imo

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By Chinonso Alozie Owerri – A stray bullet from a fight between rival cult groups reportedly hits a man in Umuoma, Nekede in Owerri west local government area of Imo state. Delta State...

Mon Mar 18th, 2019     Read More →

Prices of fuel, kerosene rose in February — NBS

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By Emmanuel Elebeke National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has said the average price for refilling a five kilogramme (kg) cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas, otherwise known as cooking gas,...

Mon Mar 18th, 2019     Read More →

2019 poll: Surprises, unanswered questions and the battle to come

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South, Dayo Johnson, Regional Editor, South-West, Wole Mosadomi, Peter Duru, Ola Ajayi, Daud Olatunji, Bashir Bello, Femi Bolaji, Dennis Agbo, Sam Oyadongha,...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

I came here to count ballot papers, not to count money, Igini tells politicians

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru The 2019 general elections in the country may have come and gone except in some states where the exercise was declared inconclusive. However, the elections were not...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

In fairness, equity, 2023 is the turn of southern district to get C/River guber ticket – Ayade

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Calabar – Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has restated his commitment to ensuring that the southern Senatorial District of the state produces the next governor in 2023. Governor Ben...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Okrika, Ogu/Bolo women strip, form human shield to stop soldiers hijacking ballots

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Real reason military invaded HM Ateke Tom’s palace – Community leader Politicians entice voters with cooked rice, drink, biscuit in Delta, C’River By Emma Amaize, Regional...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Locational franchise and the Igbo question in Lagos

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By John Owubokiri On February 23, 2019, some hoodlums in Lagos attempted to disrupt voting in the neighbourhoods of Lagos that are occupied predominantly by Igbos. By the way the definition of...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Customs at Seme records massive seizure of foreign rice

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…Arrests 7 suspects The Seme Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has arrested seven suspects in connection with smuggling within Seme border communities. Uba Mohammed The Customs...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Price of cooking gas increased in February – NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said the average cost of refilling a five kilogramme (kg) cylinder of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (cooking gas) increased from N2,039.82 in January to...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Movements in prices of cooking gas divergent as average petrol price drops

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By Prince Okafor The National Bureau of Statistic (NBS) has reported a mixed development in average prices of Liquified Petroleum Gas, LPG, across the country but a decline in average price of...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

‘Deployment of drones’ cheaper solution to piracy in Nigeria’

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… Supports the establishment of holistic security architecture By Godfrey Bivbere A retired Navy Captain, George Alaily has called for the use of dockable drones as a cheap way of policing...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →

FG intervenes in boundary dispute between Ebonyi/Cross River 3000 Ebonyians displaced – HRH Dominic Aloh

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By Peter Okutu Abakaliki -There seems to be a ray of hope for the people of Amagu in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State following Federal Government’s intervention in the boundary...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →

Kusa, Ndigbo in Lagos and the sad new politics of ethnicity

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By PAT UTOMI I know Femi Kusa. He is a friend and a classmate. I knew of him from his Daily Times days. Then we met at the University of Nigeria shortly after the end of Nigerian Civil war. I have...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Police foil kidnap attempt on Gov. Ayade’s aide, 1 suspect dies

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The Police Command in Cross River state, said on Tuesday that it foiled a kidnap attempt on Mr Ani Esin, Security Adviser to the Governor of the state, Ben Ayade. Police The command’s...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

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