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Nor-Shipping 2019: How Dakuku Peterside sold Nigeria to the world

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By Okey Ibeke NOR-Shipping is an international shipping and maritime event that usually takes place in Oslo, Norway every two years since 1965. Here, maritime, ocean and business operators meet to...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

Leboku 2019: We’re taking the festival to int’l cultural market place — Ayade

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR— Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has promised to take the 2019 Leboku cultural festival to the international cultural market place. Governor Ben Ayade The...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

Security operatives arrest Ayade’s ex-aide

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By Uche Ike CALABAR —Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, may have discreetly clamped down on critics of his administration as his former aides and critic, Prince Ekanem Ekpo, has been...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

Audu Ogbeh takes the back seat

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By Eric Teniola WHEN President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, submitted his list of ministers to the Senate on July 23, the name of Chief Audu Innocent Ogbeh (72) was missing. Audu Ogbeh He was one of...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

Confusion, as Police seal anti-theft body’s offices

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offices By Kingsley Omonobi & Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—OFFICE of the Chairman, Special Presidential Investigation Panel on the Recovery of Public Property was, weekend, sealed off by...

Mon Aug 12th, 2019     Read More →

Police seal Obono-Obla’s office

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…I’m not perturbed over my alleged sack—Obla …Says it’s corruption fighting back …I’m not yet briefed of any sack, Presidential spokesman By Kingsley...

Sun Aug 11th, 2019     Read More →

Police seals Obono-Obla’s office

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…I’m not perturbed over my alleged sack—Obla …Says it’s corruption fighting back …I’m not yet briefed of any sack, Presidential spokesman By Kingsley...

Sun Aug 11th, 2019     Read More →

Housing cost behind open defecation in Calabar- Residents

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By Victoria Ojeme Open Defecation- Residents of Calabar, the Cross River State capital have a choice of either to rent expensive accommodation with toilet facilities or cheap ones without toilets...

Sun Aug 11th, 2019     Read More →

Water resources bill: Taraba, Benue, C- River, Rivers, Anambra, Imo, 3 others, kick

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•As Kogi, Kebbi, Adamawa, Ondo, Ogun, others differ •PDP senators vow to oppose the bill By Emma Amaize, Dayo Johnson, Henry Umoru, Vincent Ujumadu, Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu. Peter Duru,...

Sun Aug 11th, 2019     Read More →

Inec server: The unspoken secrets of Z-pad?

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By Dr. Olayiwola Babatunde One profound secret that Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has kept away from Nigerians regarding its Election Server is the use of tablets like iPad...

Sun Aug 11th, 2019     Read More →

NCDC, Ebonyi Govt responding to yellow fever outbreak — Official

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Ebonyi Government are responding to the outbreak of yellow fever in the state, an official says. Ebonyi and...

Sat Aug 10th, 2019     Read More →

Sacked REC: Group lambasts INEC over decision

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…Says intent is to tarnish Briyai’s reputation By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR-A pro-democracy group, National Coalition for Progressive Change, has lambasted the Independent National...

Sat Aug 10th, 2019     Read More →

Herdsmen: We’ve filed suit in International Court, says World Igbo Assembly President

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BY VINCENT UJUMADU Nwachukwu Anakwenze, a renowned American –trained physician, is the President of World Igbo Assembly, an umbrella body coordinating Igbo activities in the...

Sat Aug 10th, 2019     Read More →

Social Media and Children: The Good and the Ugly

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By Ebunoluwa Sessou From an orange seller in Ogun state to a gospel singer in Lagos state. This is the story of Ayomide whose orange seller story went viral with his vocals while singing Tope...

Sat Aug 10th, 2019     Read More →

REC resignation: We are yet to receive Briyai’s letter — INEC

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Abuja – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said it was yet to receive resignation letter from its Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross River, Dr...

Fri Aug 9th, 2019     Read More →