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Respect journalists’ rights in general elections, lawmaker urges political actors

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Enugu – The Chairman, House Committee on Information in the Enugu State House of Assembly, Mr Paul Nnajiofor has called on political actors in the state to respect journalists’ rights...

Thu Jan 10th, 2019     Read More →

C’ River to integrate cultural festivals into tourism calendar

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Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River says the state will include various cultural festivals celebrated by different groups in the state in its Tourism Calendar. Chanel Twyman (L), 23, and Auzuanay...

Thu Jan 10th, 2019     Read More →

I remain APC gov candidate in Cross River— Usani

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By Emma Una CALABAR—PASTOR Usani Usani, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, has restated his claim to the governorship ticket of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Cross River State, noting...

Thu Jan 10th, 2019     Read More →

C-River agency decries failure by politicians to heed guidelines

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By Emma Una CALABAR— CROSS River Signage and Advertisement Agency, has decried the continued posting of billboards and paper bills in the state by politicians without following due...

Thu Jan 10th, 2019     Read More →

Cash-strapped PDP now resorting to S’African drug dealers for funding, Yekini Nabena alleges

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – Stripped of easy access to public funds, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party PDP is now looking the way of some drug peddlers in South Africa to fund its...

Wed Jan 9th, 2019     Read More →

CNPP pooh-poohs Owan-Enoh’s adoption in Cross River

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By Ike Uchechukwu THE Conference of Nigerian Political Parties, CNPP, has described those who adopted the Cross River State Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Sen. John...

Wed Jan 9th, 2019     Read More →

2019 Poll: Court upholds Enoh’s election as APC Governorship Candidate in C/River

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An FCT High Court, Apo, on Monday upheld the election of Sen. John Enoh as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the March 2 governorship election in Cross Rivers. Owan Enoh Mr...

Mon Jan 7th, 2019     Read More →

INEC to train over 1m personnel for 2019 polls

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will train over one million electoral staff and ad-hoc personnel for the conduct of the 2019 general elections. INEC Mr Solomon Soyebi,...

Mon Jan 7th, 2019     Read More →

When activists discuss FPIC, govts, transnationals become all-consuming eco-caterpillars

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By Agbonkhese Oboh For two days, Friends of the Earth, FoE, Africa member-groups and campaigners, representatives of civil society organisations and community activists gathered in Lagos to...

Fri Dec 21st, 2018     Read More →

FG plans new taxes to fund 2019 budget

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By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief & Sebastine Obasi LAGOS — Amid revenue shortfall pressures, the Federal Government intends to introduce new taxes in the fiscal year 2019 as part of its...

Fri Dec 21st, 2018     Read More →

Ayade inaugurates PDP campaign council

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By Olayinka Ajayi Governor Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers State has inaugurated the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, campaign council in the state with a charge on members to win their polling...

Fri Dec 21st, 2018     Read More →

Customs seizes N137m smuggled rice

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—The Strike Force Team of the Nigeria Customs Service, NIS, has intercepted 5,662 bags of smuggled rice and 137 bales of secondhand clothes all valued at N137...

Thu Dec 20th, 2018     Read More →

Budget: Buhari lists achievements on infrastructure

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President Muhammadu Buhari has identified infrastructure development as one of the areas in which his administration had made a lot of progress. Buhari presents 2019 budget The president stated...

Wed Dec 19th, 2018     Read More →

President Buhari’s 2019 Budget speech

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His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari President, Federal Republic of Nigeria At the Joint Session of the National Assembly, Abuja wednesday, 19TH December 2018 PROTOCOLS – It is my...

Wed Dec 19th, 2018     Read More →

Customs seizes 5,662 bags of smuggled rice worth N137m

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The Strike Force Team of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has announced the seizure of 5,662 bags of suspected smuggled rice and 137 bales of second hand clothes both valued at N137...

Wed Dec 19th, 2018     Read More →