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Kidnapped wife of journalist freed

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Wife of The Sun Newspaper’s correspondent in Calabar, Mr. Judex Okoro, who was kidnapped on Tuesday night, has regained her freedom. Mrs. Uduak Okoro, who had been kidnapped two times in...

Sat Oct 17th, 2020     Read More →

We’re not witches, we can contribute to society - Skolonbo Boys

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The children, who took their protest to the Cross River State Governor’s office yesterday in Calabar, carried placards with different inscriptions, saying ‘I am not a witch, I can...

Sat Oct 10th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records zero COVID-19-related deaths in 5 days, NCDC says

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Nigeria recorded zero COVID-19-related deaths in fice days, as 103 new infections were recorded. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its official twitter handle on...

Fri Oct 9th, 2020     Read More →

Belgium explores areas of economic cooperation with Nigeria

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Director-General, NIMASA, Bashir JamohThe Belgian Embassy is currently exploring new areas of cooperation, to expand the existing bilateral relations between the European country and Nigeria. The...

Fri Oct 9th, 2020     Read More →

Lagos is top earner as states' IGR drop by 11%

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The internally generated revenue (IGR) of the states dropped to N612.87bn in the first six months of 2020 from N693.91bn in the corresponding period of 2019. The National Bureau of Statistics...

Wed Oct 7th, 2020     Read More →

National Park Service generates N128. 67m in 3 years

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The Conservator-General of National Park Service (NPS), Dr Ibrahim Goni, on Wednesday says the service has generated N128,662,524.74 as revenue in three years. Goni disclosed this at a virtual...

Wed Oct 7th, 2020     Read More →

Police arrest teacher, friend accused of raping teenager in Osun

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A civil servant in Osun State, Mr Gbenga Ayenioye, and his friend, a theatre practitioner, Mr. Tunde AmokeOja, have been arrested and detained by the police for allegedly raping a teenage girl...

Tue Oct 6th, 2020     Read More →

Tricycle travels 5,594 kms in 27 cities, 18 states in Nigeria

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Stallion Bajaj has completed a tough terrain of 5594 kilometres with its tricycles commonly known as Kekethrough 27 cities across 18 states in the West, East and North Central Nigeria in less than...

Fri Oct 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Ohanaeze demands new state as don insists on Igbo presidency

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The Abia State chapter of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide yesterday asked the Federal Government to create a new state in the South East. The region has five states – Imo, Abia, Enugu, Anambra,...

Thu Oct 1st, 2020     Read More →

Govt needs to fully regulate real estate operations, says Wamakko

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Alhaji (Dr.) Aliyu Wamakko is the President, Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN) and Chairman, JEDO Investment Company Limited. He spoke to the Property & Environment Editor,...

Wed Sep 30th, 2020     Read More →

Attih Soul, Otta Orchestra thrill at RMF

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Attih Soul poses with Lev Leshchenko and Road To Yalta organising crew BARCELONA-based Nigerian singer, Ekpenyong, popularly known as Attih Soul, alongside Otta Orchestra, thrilled fans at the...

Wed Sep 30th, 2020     Read More →

Experts seek traditional institutions’ intervention in land saga

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Wilmar plantation Worried by the lingering dispute between communities of Akamkpa, Biase Local Government Areas of Cross River State and Wilmar Palm Plantation, environmentalists have called for...

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Read More →

How to consolidate PDP’s reign in South South

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PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus PHOTO: TwitterSeveral theories have been propounded on how the complete takeover of the South-South geopolitical zone by the Peoples Democratic Party...

Sun Sep 27th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Second wave looms amid lax safety protocols

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Even law enforcement agents have abandoned the use of facemasks in Lagos PHOTO: AYODELE ADENIRAN With 125 additional new cases as at last Thursday, the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

NEPZA, Cross River Government partner to revamp Calabar Free Trade Zone

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[FILES] Cross River Governor Udom EmmanuelThe Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) and the Cross River Government have agreed to work together to revamp the Calabar Free Trade Zone...

Fri Sep 25th, 2020     Read More →