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California Governor appoints Nigerian as oil and gas supervisor

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Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, has appointed a Nigerian, Uduak-Joe Ntuk, as the State Oil and Gas Supervisor, responsible for managing the Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources...

Sun Nov 3rd, 2019     Read More →

NDDC: Buhari seeks Senate confirmation for Odubu, 15 others

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Henry Umoru – Abuja PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has sent a letter to the Senate, requesting the screening and subsequent confirmation of a former Deputy Governor of Edo State, Dr. Pius Odubu,...

Tue Oct 29th, 2019     Read More →

NDDC Board Members: Buhari writes Senate, requests for confirmation of Odubu, 15 others

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President Muhammadu Buhari …As Senate gives its standing committee one week to screen Odubu, Okumagba, others By Henry Umoru PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate, requesting...

Tue Oct 29th, 2019     Read More →

We employed prayer warriors to pray for firefighting trucks ― Huan, FFS spokesperson

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Ugo Huan Deputy Superintendent of Fire, DSF Ugo Huan is the Public Relations Officer of the Federal Fire Service, FFS. In this brief chat with Omeiza Ajayi, she speaks on the efforts of the...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

CSOs ask NHRC, USA to prevail on C/River govt over alleged detention of 2 journalists

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National Human Right Commission By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja Civil Society Organisations, Monday, called on National Human Rights Commission, NHRC and the United States of America, USA, to...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Cross River: Gov Ayade inaugurates Judicial Service Commission

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Gov Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers state By Ike Uchechukwu, Calabar Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade has sworn in members of the State Judicial Service Commission in Calabar. Inaugurating the...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Portable water: We sank over 800 boreholes in C’River for 2bn naira — UNICEF

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By Ike Uchechukwu The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has said that it sank over 800 boreholes in two LGAs of Cross River in the tune of 2billion naira with...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

DPR seals 5 filling stations in Cross River for sharp practices

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The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed five fillings stations in Cross River for selling petrol above the government approved price of N145 per litre and other offences. DPR...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

KOGI: Achuba twice unlucky

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Elder Simon Achuba, …Row over propriety of impeachment by lawmakers By Boluwaji Obahopo, Lokoja Penultimate Friday, Kogi State House of Assembly impeached the deputy governor of the state,...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

153 DEATHS ON ROADS: Rage over petrol truck fires

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By Charles Kumolu, Deputy Editor No fewer than 153 Nigerians have died as a result of fuel tanker fire accidents from January this year till date, findings by Sunday Vanguard revealed. Some of the...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

Ex UNICAL lecturer, activist charged with terrorism in Calabar

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By Ike Uchechukwu A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River state, has remanded a Social Activist, Barr. Joseph Odok after being charged with incitement and terrorism. Vanguard learnt...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

A-Ibom raises alarm over outbreak of monkeypox in communities

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Monkeypox By Chioma Onuegbu – Uyo Akwa Ibom state government has raised the alarm over a total of 18 suspected cases of Monkeypox in three communities of Mkpat Enin local government area of...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

Igbere TV Leadership Excellence Award to honour Ugwuanyi, Orji, Dakwambo, Maduka others

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Ugwuanyi By Chris Onuoha The Prestigious Leadership Excellence Award of Igbere TV will recognise and honour the outstanding impacts of Leaders across several sectors and industries in Nigeria. The...

Fri Oct 25th, 2019     Read More →

Army begins ‘Operation Crocodile Smile IV’ in Rivers, others

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Nigerian Soldiers The 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, says it has deployed troops for the commencement of “Operation Crocodile Smile IV” in four Niger Delta...

Fri Oct 25th, 2019     Read More →

Communal Clash: C/River journalists urge Gov Ayade to intervene

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…condemns violence, calls for dialogue …7 people killed, property destroyed By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja Journalists under the auspices of Cross River State Journalists Forum,...

Fri Oct 25th, 2019     Read More →