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C-River APC ward congress: My purported election fraudulent – Etta-Nyiam

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor A chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Cross River State, Mrs. Beatrice Etta-Nyiam, has decried her purported election as a delegate in the recent...

Wed May 9th, 2018     Read More →

APC Congresses: A progressing chaos

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor The All Progressives Congress, APC’s claim to internal democracy was last weekend brought to scrutiny after the first step in the process leading to the...

Wed May 9th, 2018     Read More →

APC congresses fallout: Buhari’s men at each other’s throats

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Chidi Nkwopara, Festus Ahon, Omeiza Ajayi, Chinonso Alozie & Egufe Yafugborhi LAGOS — Recriminations over the outcome of last weekend’s ward congresses of the...

Wed May 9th, 2018     Read More →

The importance of women in politics (1)

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By Afe Babalola “A lot still needs to be done to give women more room for participation in politics. It does appear that the huge and overwhelming representation of women at most political...

Wed May 9th, 2018     Read More →

DUFIL consolidates market position with acquisition of May&Baker noodles

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The Nigerian food business sector has continued to witness intense consolidation from major players in order to broaden their market share and improve profitability. This tide in mergers, and...

Wed May 9th, 2018     Read More →

FG pays N5000 to 400000 poor Nigerians under cash transfer programme in 20 states

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By Vincent Ujumadu Awka– NO fewer than 400000 Nigerians in 20 states of the country are currently enjoying the N5000 monthly cash transfer programme initiated by the National Social Safety...

Tue May 8th, 2018     Read More →

Invasion/ Mace theft : Senate refers report to Ethics C’ttee to fine- tune

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Senate has referred the report of the invasion of the Senate by some hoodlums who went away with its mace during plenary on Wednesday, April 18 to the Senator...

Tue May 8th, 2018     Read More →

UNICAL and matters arising

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Convocation ceremonies are the highest crown and pride of every University, anywhere in the world. It signifies the final ritual, which formally confers or authenticates on the learner or...

Tue May 8th, 2018     Read More →

Uwazuruike declares May 22 Biafra Day

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By Nwabueze Okonkwo ONITSHA—AS part of activities lined up for the 18th year of re-declaration of the New Biafra which took place in Aba, Abia state on May 22, 2,000, founder of Biafra...

Tue May 8th, 2018     Read More →

APC ward congresses: Confusion as C-River chairman, Police boss differ

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By Emma Una & Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR— CONFUSION reigned supreme yesterday in Cross River State, over the conduct of All Progressives Congress, APC, ward congresses as the state APC...

Tue May 8th, 2018     Read More →

Massive industrialization in C-River under Ayade amazing — Akpabio

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Former Akwa Ibom State governor and Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has said that he is shocked and overwhelmed by the massive industrialization going on in Cross River...

Mon May 7th, 2018     Read More →

‘We were branded child-witches by our own parents and severely tortured!’

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By Emmanuel Unah Belief in witchcraft in Cross River State, especially in Calabar, the state capital, is widespread. Witches, female, and wizards, male, are believed to possess diabolical powers...

Sun May 6th, 2018     Read More →

APC crises fester: One killed; Oyegun, Dogara, Kwankwaso boycott ward congresses

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THE crises ravaging the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, deepened at the weekend as the nationwide ward congresses ended on a mixed note. The party’s governorship primary in Ekiti...

Sun May 6th, 2018     Read More →

Protest rocks Ogoja over 2019 Senate seat in 2019

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By Emma Una A coalition in Ogoja wants the Senate seat of Cross River North, which it claimed has not occupied the position since the inception of democracy in 1999, ceded to the district in...

Sun May 6th, 2018     Read More →

PDP inaugurates Contact Committee to regain power in 2019

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday inaugurated its Contact Committee as part of efforts to regain power at the center in 2019. PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, inaugurating...

Sat May 5th, 2018     Read More →