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Looters list: Ukweni describes FG’s action childish, petty

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR— A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Mba Ukweni, has condemned the release of looters list by the Federal Government, describing the action as childish and petty....

Thu Apr 5th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari’s achievements under-reported – HOSF

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The Head of Service of the Federation (HOSF), Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita says the achievements recorded by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration are not being given adequate...

Thu Apr 5th, 2018     Read More →

Mother of 3 dies during childbirth in Bakassi IDP camp

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—A widower, Mr. Asuquo Etim, whose wife died during childbirth at Bakassi internally-displaced persons, IDP, Camp at Government Secondary School, Akwa Ikot Eyo Edem,...

Thu Apr 5th, 2018     Read More →

Pastor in Police trouble for defiling 12-yr-old housemaid

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—A 48-year-old pastor, who allegedly defiled his 12-year-old housemaid, was among 78 suspects paraded by Cross River State Police Command for various crimes. The...

Thu Apr 5th, 2018     Read More →

Pastor in police net for defiling 12yrs housemaid

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BY IKE UCHECHUKWU CALABAR – The Cross River State Police command has paraded seventy eight persons suspected to have committed various crimes in the state, among them a 48- year old Pastor...

Wed Apr 4th, 2018     Read More →

Forget repentant leaders, apologies mean nothing without prosecution and justice served

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By Tabia Princewill TO use a popular Nigerian expression, the PDP must really believe it has its thumb firmly stuck on Nigerians’ “mumu button”. Its trite apology is nothing...

Wed Apr 4th, 2018     Read More →

CAS warns against politicising security issues

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—Chief of Air Staff, CAS, Air Vice Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, has warned against politicising security issues in the country especially in the social media. Abubakar gave...

Wed Apr 4th, 2018     Read More →

Chief of Air Staff warns against politicisation of security issues

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The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), AVM Saddique Abubakar, has warned against politicisation of security issues in the country, especially on social media. Abubakar gave the warning in Uyo on Tuesday in...

Tue Apr 3rd, 2018     Read More →

FG disburses N90m to empower 180 Bakassi returnees

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By Chris Ochayi ABUJA—The Federal Government has disbursed N90 million to empower 180 Bakassi returnees it trained in various fields of endeavour at the University of Calabar, Cross River...

Tue Apr 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Nkanga, ex-A’Ibom gov takes over PANDEF leadership

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By Emma Amaize ASABA—AFTER several months of intrigues, former Military Administrator of Akwa Ibom State, Air Commodore Idongesit Nkanga (retd), has taken over as National Chairman of Pan...

Tue Apr 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Excitement as pupils celebrate free school meals in Cross River

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By Emma Una ATIM—PUPILS in public schools in Cross River recently celebrated three months of being fed a meal a day during school hours through the Federal Government Schools Feeding...

Mon Apr 2nd, 2018     Read More →

FG determined to empower every family in N-Delta to end poverty –Usani

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By Emma Una CALABAR— MINISTER of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Usani, has said the Federal Government through the ministry was determined to empower every family in the Niger Delta with...

Mon Apr 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Coaches knock Dalung over postponed National Sports Festival

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Concerned about the dearth of sporting talents in the country, Nigerian coaches have taken a swipe at the Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung for failing to organise the National Sports Festival....

Sun Apr 1st, 2018     Read More →

Tinubu reaps reward of investments in his people

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Osinbajo was quick to tie the theme to what he and several other speakers observed as Tinubu’s political motif, which they said is the people. Noting the impact of the SIP, the minister of...

Sun Apr 1st, 2018     Read More →

Watchman plans to lift Enugu unto the hill proper

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By Sam Eyoboka THE Watchman Catholic Charismatic Renewal Movement (the evangelical wing of Voice of the Last Days Ministry Incorporated) recently announced that it has received divine mandate to...

Sun Apr 1st, 2018     Read More →