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Remembering Okokon Ndem

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The words of Okokon Ndem come in handy here as some continue the fight against injustice. We all abhor a system that marginalises individuals and groups. It is also true that while we cry for...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

Quit order to Northerners, Yoruba: Militants can’t speak for N’Delta — Leaders, stakeholders

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…Say they want restructuring, not breakup …S-South APC chieftains allege political sabotage By Emma Amaize, Samuel Oyadongha, Festus Ahon, Egufe Yafugborhi, Emmanuel Una Godwin...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

1990 coup was aimed at restructuring Nigeria — Col Tony Nyiam

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…We should name, disgrace opponents of restructuring …A few APC govs manipulating others …Lagos is a model for restructuring By Dapo Akinrefon Lt-Col Anthony Nyiam (retd) is one...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

C-River launches 3 agro-cultural festivals to boost tourism

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—Cross River State Government has restated its commitment to boost tourism through agro-cultural festivals in the three senatorial districts of the state, adding...

Fri Aug 18th, 2017     Read More →

35% affirmative action: Female senators fight back

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By Henry Umoru Three of Nigeria’s serving female senators have bemoaned the failure of the National Assembly to approve proposals for affirmative action in appointive positions in the...

Fri Aug 18th, 2017     Read More →

Court orders Cross Rivers Assembly to maintain status quo

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-An Abuja Federal High Court has stopped the Speaker of Cross Rivers House of Assembly, Honourable John Gaul Lebo, from declaring vacant the seat of a member of the house,...

Wed Aug 16th, 2017     Read More →

Oil firm organises leadership training for N-Delta youths

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By Emma Una CALABAR—NO fewer than 51 youths, drawn from oil-producing communities in the Niger Delta region, are being camped in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, for a two-week...

Wed Aug 16th, 2017     Read More →

Village Head killed in Calabar

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THE Village Head of Ikot-Obot in Cross River State, Chief Eyo Bassey, was reportedly killed by a group of persons suspected to be hired assassins in Bakassi Local Government Area of the state,...

Tue Aug 15th, 2017     Read More →

PDP extends Makarfi’s tenure, dissolves Excos In 7 states

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Going by the decision of the Non-elective National Convention of the country’s opposition party which held in Abuja on Saturday 12th, August 2017, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National...

Sat Aug 12th, 2017     Read More →

PDP may extend Makarfi’s tenure, discuss others at Saturday’s Natl Convention

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By Anthony Ogbonna The non-elective convention of the country’s opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has kicked off at the Eagles Square Abuja on Saturday with close to 5000 persons in...

Sat Aug 12th, 2017     Read More →

Stop killing our people, Igbo in C’river tell feuding villages

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In 2015 and 2016, it was kidnap and robbery of the Igbo resident in Cross River State. Within that period, over fifty Igbo businessmen and professionals were kidnapped or robbed with some of them...

Sat Aug 12th, 2017     Read More →

DSS busts kidnap, Boko Haram cells

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Nigeria’s Department of State Services (DSS) has announced a string of successes in its tactical operations in July and early August, 2017, busting kidnap gangs and Boko Haram cells in...

Fri Aug 11th, 2017     Read More →

Osinbajo appoints 21 new Permanent Secretaries

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The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo has approved the appointment of 21 new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. The Federal Government made the announcement in a statement...

Thu Aug 10th, 2017     Read More →

Disco disrtributes150,000 pre-paid meters free

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The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) said it was currently distributing pre-paid meters free of charge to consumers in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River and Rivers. Mr John...

Thu Aug 10th, 2017     Read More →

AgP Osinbajo appoints 21 new fed. Permanent secretaries

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The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the appointment of 21 new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service.Osinbajo Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, Head of the Civil Service of the...

Thu Aug 10th, 2017     Read More →