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Suspected militants sack A-Ibom fishing communities

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By Emmanuel Ayungbe Uyo—A member of Akwa Ibom State House of Representatives, Mr. Aniekan Bassey, has told the House that armed men suspected to be militants and sea pirates yesterday,...

Thu Jul 20th, 2017     Read More →

DPR to probe cause of Calabar FTZ inferno

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, yesterday, said it will set up a board of inquiry to investigate the remote and immediate causes of the fire outbreak...

Thu Jul 20th, 2017     Read More →

5 interesting things that are synonymous with the Efik

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We’ve heard many times of the Efik people and their rich cultural displays and heritage, however, there are a couple of things synonymous with the people of Efik tribe that you just might...

Wed Jul 19th, 2017     Read More →

Senate makes U-turn, Screens 12 REC nominees from Presidency

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** May confirm them soon By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate Wednesday made a U- turn when it received a report from the Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of 12...

Wed Jul 19th, 2017     Read More →

UN regrets killing of 97 Nigerians in Bakassi, commends Osinbajo

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The UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel, UNOWAS, has commended Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, for his handling of the recent conflict in Bakassi Peninsula, which affected Nigerian...

Wed Jul 19th, 2017     Read More →

Coaches association mourns Bekom

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The Nigerian Football Coaches Association have expressed shock at the death of foremost sports journalist, Eddie Bekom. • Late Eddie Bekom President of the Nigerian Football Coaches...

Wed Jul 19th, 2017     Read More →

FG releases details of Paris Club refund to States

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By Emma Ujah The Federal government has released details of the second tranche of Paris Club refund to States totalling N243. 795 billion. The refund is in respect of over-deductions on Paris...

Tue Jul 18th, 2017     Read More →

Resolutions of the PDP National Executive Committee

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Resolutions of The 74th National Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) held on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at the PDP National Secretariat, Wadata Plaza, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja. The...

Tue Jul 18th, 2017     Read More →

Calabar Fire outbreak: NPA condoles Cross River Govt, families of victims

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The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has commiserated with the Cross River Government and families of victims of the fire incident at Linc Oil and Gas Tank Farm, Calabar Free Trade Zone on...

Tue Jul 18th, 2017     Read More →

Calabar explosion death toll rises

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By Ike Uchechukwu Calabar—The death toll of the fire outbreak that occurred at Linc Oil and Gas depot in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, Sunday morning, has increased to 10 from...

Tue Jul 18th, 2017     Read More →

Generator fumes kill couple in Cross River community

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By Ikechukwu Uche IKOT EFFANGA MKPA— THERE was pandemonium, weekend, at Ikot Effanga Mkpa, a community on the outskirt of Calabar, Cross River State, when newly wedded couple, Mr. and Mrs....

Tue Jul 18th, 2017     Read More →

Average fares declined in May –NBS

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By Prince Okafor THE average fare paid by commuters for bus journey within cities in the country decreased by 2.72 percent month-on-month and increased by 48.78 percent year-on-year to N131.00 in...

Tue Jul 18th, 2017     Read More →

Prices of diesel, cooking gas drop by 9.4%, 9% in Q2’17

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*3 refineries now produce 5m ltrs of Kerosene daily —NNPC By Prince Okafor The average prices of Automotive Gas Oil, AGO (diesel) and Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, (cooking gas) decreased by...

Tue Jul 18th, 2017     Read More →

SWAN declares 3-day mourning for late Bekom

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The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has declared three days of mourning among sports journalists in honour of the late South South Vice President of the association, Mr Eddie Bekom,...

Tue Jul 18th, 2017     Read More →

Ebonyi/C-River clash: Ebonyi accuses C-River of frustrating peace move

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Allegation untrue, unfounded — C-River govt By Peter Okutu ABAKALIKI—EBONYI State Government, weekend, accused its Cross River State counterpart of frustrating the peace move...

Mon Jul 17th, 2017     Read More →