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Removing threats to food security

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THE general attitude of perceived insensitivity of the Federal Government to the spate of attacks on farming communities by armed pastoralist invaders could exacerbate the threats to food security...

Thu Jan 11th, 2018     Read More →

IPOB berates military, police over killing of youths in Port Harcourt

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By Emeka Mamah Enugu – The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has condemned the alleged killing of youths at Igweocha, Rivers State by security agencies in the riverine areas in the guise of...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

150 doctors protest in Calabar against kidnap of colleague

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Over 150 doctors from private, public and missionary hospitals and those in tertiary institutions in Cross River, on Wednesday, protested in Calabar against the kidnap of their colleague, Dr Emem...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

Another medical doctor kidnapped in Calabar

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—Barely 48 hours after the release of a medical doctor kidnapped in Cross River State, another one, Dr. Emem Udo, has been kidnapped. Dr. Udo, a Senior Registrar in...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

Kidnapping: NMA wants C/River Govt to declare state of emergency on security

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The Cross River branch of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has called on the state government to declare a state of emergency on security in the state due to the kidnapping of its...

Tue Jan 9th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: APC women march with casket, shut down Okpe LG council

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By Jimitota Onoyume Warri – Protesting APC women shutdown Okpe Local Government Secretariat, denouncing result released by DSIEC declaring PDP winner of last Saturdays election. APC...

Tue Jan 9th, 2018     Read More →

In Calabar: Woman, 3 children die in kerosene fire

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…We couldn’t do much; fire service refused to come—Neighbour …‘Too rampant in Calabar; FG must say where the products come from’ By Ike...

Tue Jan 9th, 2018     Read More →

NPA MD raises alarm over illegal settlers, residents differ

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR- MANAGING Director of the Nigeria Ports Authority, NPA, Ms. Hadiza Usman, has expressed concern over the illegal settling of communities near its facilities in Cross...

Mon Jan 8th, 2018     Read More →

N88bn compensation: FG yet to pay us — Biafra war victims

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—Victims of the Nigeria/Biafra civil war, yesterday, said the Federal Government had yet to pay them, more than two months after it agreed to release N88 billion...

Mon Jan 8th, 2018     Read More →

Akwa Ibom govt is pursuing a private sector driven industrialisation agenda — Udoh

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Commissioner of Information, Akwa Ibom State, Mr Charles Udoh, in this interview with Financial Vanguard disclosed the state government’s drive to industrialise the state and efforts to...

Mon Jan 8th, 2018     Read More →

Kidnapped Edo Rev Sisters, 3 other Catholics regain freedom

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.as abductors release Cross River medical doctor By Simon Ebegbulem & Ike Uchechukwu BENIN—THE six females, including three reverend sisters of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus Convent,...

Mon Jan 8th, 2018     Read More →

Doctors down tools over kidnap of member in C’River

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The Cross River State Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has directed all its members to observe a total and indefinite withdrawal of services to members of the public until their...

Sat Jan 6th, 2018     Read More →

Two feared dead, policeman shot as cultists declare war on C/River community

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There was pandemonium in Iso Bendege community of Boki Local Government Area of Cross River state as cultists engaged in a reign of terror in a war of supremacy forcing residents to flee into...

Sat Jan 6th, 2018     Read More →

Teachers as enabler of education transformation in Nigeria

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By Sthe Shabangu AS one of the continent’s economic powerhouses, Nigeria has in many ways set new standards of progress across Africa. But, it has become clear that to maintain this...

Fri Jan 5th, 2018     Read More →

Anambra Central: We’ll go ahead with re-run – INEC

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By Vincent Ujumadu AWKA—THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said yesterday that it would go ahead with the conduct of the Anambra Central Senatorial re-run, which it earlier...

Fri Jan 5th, 2018     Read More →