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Ebonyi, Enugu govs beg FG for refund of N45bn spent on federal roads

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By Favour Nnabugwu Two State Governors are seeking a refund of N45biliion from the federal government for the rehabilitation of federal roads in their domains. Babatunde Fashola inspect the...

Sat May 19th, 2018     Read More →

C/River Rice City project to generate over N70b yearly, says Gov. Ayade

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Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River on Friday said that the State Rice City Project is expected to generate at least N70billion yearly with full federal government patronage. Governor Ben Ayade Ayade...

Sat May 19th, 2018     Read More →

What FG must do to save Nigeria from Collapsing —PANDEF Chair, Idongesit Nkanga speaks on Niger Delta too

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EditorIn his first major interview after being elected National Chairman of the Pan Niger Delta Elders Forum, PANDEF, former Military Governor of Akwa Ibom State and former Commander of the...

Sat May 19th, 2018     Read More →

APC congress: Woman, 10 others shot in Cross River

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By Emma Una CALABAR—A woman returning from farm and 10 others have been reportedly shot in Ugep, headquarters of Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River State on Wednesday during the...

Fri May 18th, 2018     Read More →

Gov. Ikpeazu urges Indian bizmen to set up tricycle manufacturing plant in Aba

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BY UGOCHUKWU ALARIBE ABA- Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has urged Indian businessmen to set up a factory for the manufacturing of tricycles in Aba, Abia State to boost trade between...

Thu May 17th, 2018     Read More →

Transport fare defies inflation trend, rises in April

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By Elizabeth Adegbsan Barely 24 hours after the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), reported a sustained decrease in inflation rate, the Bureau, yesterday, reported that transport fare was moving...

Thu May 17th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari yet to get petroleum bill – Presidency

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Presidency on Wednesday said that the harmonised Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) by the National Assembly on March 28, was yet to get to the desk...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

Despite politics, work progresses on 2nd Niger Bridge

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By Dennis Agbo The second bridge across River Niger between Delta and Anambra states, has been a subject of politicking, particularly among political parties competing for votes in the South-East...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

No word from Buhari as nPDP’s ultimatum expires

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Johnbosco Agarakwu, Omeiza Ajayi & Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—President Muhammadu Buhari may have rebuffed the threat from the new Peoples Democratic...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

UN says 160,000 anglophone Cameroonians fled violence since 2016

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Some 160,000 people have fled their homes in Cameroon’s English-speaking regions because of violence between anglophone separatists and government forces, the United Nations said on...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

Stolen Mace: Crisis looms as NASS C’ttee summons Omo-Agege, Ndume

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – STRONG indications emerged Tuesday that crisis looms in the National Assembly as former Senate Leader, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, APC, Borno South and Senator Ovie...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR’S BUDGET: PDP leaders’re fiscal illiterates — Osun Govt

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By Gbenga Olarinoye OSOGBO—THE Osun State Government has described as false, baseless and unfounded the allegation of financial malfeasance levelled against the administration of Governor...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

$1bn Virgin City project: We are on the verge of losing our heritage — Community clan heads

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…insist deity placed on site still active By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—INDIGENES of Kasuk Qua I and II in Calabar Municipality LGA of Cross River State have described as a threat to their...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

850 farmers receive training on yam multiplication technology in C-River

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By Emma Una CALABAR—NIGERIAN Export Promotion Council, NEPC, has trained 850 farmers in Cross River on yam seed multiplication technology to assist them grow yams for export. Yams The...

Mon May 14th, 2018     Read More →

IPOB accuses Police of abducting 21 members

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…We arrested 8 members of IPOB, profiling them—Police By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—INDIGENOUS People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday alleged that the Abia State Police Command abducted 21...

Mon May 14th, 2018     Read More →