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Militants explode: Split Nigeria into five Republics

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THE agitations for self-determination in Nigeria have taken another alarming dimension with calls for the country to be split into five entities to be collectively known as the United Republics of...

Sat Aug 5th, 2017     Read More →

2 sex workers arrested for recruiting 15-year-old girl in Calabar

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By Emma Una CALABAR—TWO sex workers, whose names were given as Ijeoma Obia Ijie and Joy Okeke are being detained by the Police in Cross River for allegedly trafficking a teenage girl from...

Fri Aug 4th, 2017     Read More →

Top Five Tasty Nigerian Soups For Tourists

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Soups are very important in Nigeria as they are usually served alongside swallows like Eba, Amala, Fufu, and Semo. In Nigeria, we have an uncountable number of delicious soups. In fact, as a...

Fri Aug 4th, 2017     Read More →

PANDEF meeting with FG: … people are frustrated, people are tired – Kachikwu

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By Emma Amaize & Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA— The Chief Edwin Clark-led Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, last night, withdrew its November 1, 2017 ultimatum to back out from talks with the...

Fri Aug 4th, 2017     Read More →

Man Abraham sells 2-yr-old son for N150,000 in Calabar

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By Emma Una & Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—A 52-year-old man, Abraham Udoh, who sold his two-year-old son for N150,000, was among suspects paraded, yesterday, by the Cross River Police...

Thu Aug 3rd, 2017     Read More →

Loan request: Govs must give final nod before NASS approval – Reps

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA – The House of Representatives said, yesterday, that governors and the Houses of Assembly of the 10 states seeking $1.858 billion external loan from development...

Thu Aug 3rd, 2017     Read More →

140 species of snakes, 660 other animals return to zoos

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By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA—FOLLOWING the recent seizure by the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, of three container-load of 140 species of snakes and 660 other animals imported into Nigeria from...

Wed Aug 2nd, 2017     Read More →

FG should probe Bakassi killings

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News that no fewer than 97 Nigerian fishermen were killed in the Bakassi Peninsula by suspected Cameroon gendarmes outraged many Nigerians, more so as such sad events had been taking place even...

Wed Aug 2nd, 2017     Read More →

Group insists 15 persons maximum to share household toilet

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The National Task Group on Sanitation (NTGS) has emphasised that a maximum of 15 persons are allowed to share a household toilet while 45 persons are allowed to share a communal toilet. The...

Tue Aug 1st, 2017     Read More →

Rivers Police kill five bank robbery suspects in gun battle

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By Emma Una CALABAR—Five robbery suspects that allegedly snatched a bag from a man leaving a new generation bank Calabar were yesterday shot dead by operatives of the Cross River state...

Tue Aug 1st, 2017     Read More →

Dr. Leton on how Federal govt cheated Niger Delta (1)

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By Eric Teniola PRESIDENT Shehu Usman Shagari on November 23, 1979 inaugurated the Presidential Commission on Revenue Allocation.The Committee was headed by Dr. Pius Charles Nwabufo Okigbo...

Tue Aug 1st, 2017     Read More →

Army begins fitness competition in C-River

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR — In an effort to boost troops physical and mental alertness, 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, yesterday, led four of its formations to participate in a quarterly...

Tue Aug 1st, 2017     Read More →

Fashola tasks building professionals on global competitiveness

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—As FG pledges to provide accurate demarcation of border lines By Chris Ochayi The minister of Works, housing and power, Babatunde Fashola has tasked professionals in the construction sector...

Tue Aug 1st, 2017     Read More →

FG projects paid for, not executed — ACE

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—A non- governmental organization, Alliance for Credible Elections, ACE, has tracked 182 federal capital projects captured in the 2015 federal budget, in Benue, Imo,...

Tue Aug 1st, 2017     Read More →

NEPZA begins probe of Calabar tank farm explosion

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The Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority, NEPZA, yesterday, said it had commenced investigation into the petroleum products tank farm explosion at the Calabar Free Trade Zone, while it vowed...

Mon Jul 31st, 2017     Read More →