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Revenue leakages: Reps summon 5 oil firms

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House of Representatives By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA—House of Representatives’ Special Committee probing the revenue leakages and activities of Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR,...

Mon Jul 16th, 2018     Read More →

Ekiti election: What INEC finally said

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that the just concluded Saturday governorship election was generally successful. INEC Director of Voter Education and Publicity, Mr...

Sun Jul 15th, 2018     Read More →

The Int’l community is watching Nigeria’s elections — Kikuta, Japanese Ambassador

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•‘There is too much negative image of Nigeria in Japan’ •HE YUTAKA KIKUTA By Dennis Agbo The new Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Nigeria, HE YUTAKA...

Sun Jul 15th, 2018     Read More →

I became a Senator at 30 without connections, godfathers- Imoke

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Former governor of Cross River, Sen. Liyel Imoke, on Saturday said that he joined politics without connections and a political background when he was elected as a senator in 1992 at the age of 30....

Sat Jul 14th, 2018     Read More →

Nyiam to Buhari: Take cue from how Obama killed Osama bin Laden

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Colonel Tony Nyiam, retired army Colonel, a member of the Presidential Advisory Committee, PAC that packaged the national conference but resigned midway following his altercation with the Edo...

Sat Jul 14th, 2018     Read More →

PDP consults with Obasanjo ahead of 2019 polls

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The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) is to meet with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta on Saturday ahead of 2019 polls. The National Chairman of...

Fri Jul 13th, 2018     Read More →

Extortion: 54 health workers in C/River to face sanctions

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Fifty-four healthcare workers in Cross River are to be sanctioned over alleged extortion of money from the patients in different primary healthcare facilities across the state. Dr Betta Edu, the...

Fri Jul 13th, 2018     Read More →

C-River govt begins coding of commercial vehicles to combat crimes

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—Worried by the spate of violent crimes in the state, the Cross River State Government has introduced a new coding system on commercial vehicles operating in the...

Thu Jul 12th, 2018     Read More →

Family Planning key to poverty reduction — UNFPA

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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has said that family planning is key to poverty reduction and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Mr Kenneth Ehouzou, the Programme...

Thu Jul 12th, 2018     Read More →

Ebonyi/C’River Dispute: Peace returns to troubled communities

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Markets, schools, healthcare centres re-open By Peter Okutu ABAKALIKI—PEACE has been restored in Ukele community in Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State and Igbeagu community in...

Thu Jul 12th, 2018     Read More →

Kerosene explosion: DPR sensitises traders, market women in Calabar

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By Ike Uche CALABAR — Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, in Calabar, Cross River State has carried out a sensitisation campaign to Watt market and Etim Edem park to enlighten the...

Wed Jul 11th, 2018     Read More →

FEC approves N35.6bn for roads, bridge projects – Fashola

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over By President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved N35.6 billion for reconstruction of roads and bridge in the country. The Minister of Power,...

Wed Jul 11th, 2018     Read More →

NYSC Certificate Scandal: We stand on NYSC position – FG

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as FEC okays N35.613bn for roads, bridge projects By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Federal Government on Wednesday said it had nothing to say on the alleged National Youth Service Corps,...

Wed Jul 11th, 2018     Read More →

Displacement of herdsmen from Sambisa heightens farmers-harders conflicts- Zwingina

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Demsa (Adamawa) – Sen. Jonathan Zwingina, former Senate Deputy Leader says the displacement of herdsmen from Sambisa forest in Borno by Boko Haram insurgents has heightened farmers/herders...

Wed Jul 11th, 2018     Read More →

The Akpabio-Udom alliance at play again

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Akpabio and Udom By Harris-Okon Emmanuel & Chioma Onuegbu The Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District is set to organize a rally to drum support for the governor. Senator Minority Leader, Godswill...

Wed Jul 11th, 2018     Read More →