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Another feather to Akpabio’s cap

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By Ayo Onikoyi A golden fish they say has no hiding place.For former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Obot Akpabio, this is indeed true in every sense. Akpabio Undoubtedly, he is...

Sat Apr 20th, 2019     Read More →

N’Delta women regroup again, speak on their agitations

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Fume over killing of husbands, police, destruction of propertiesHow Army seized us, forced us to thumbprint for AAC- Sobere, Okrika female youth leaderStep up actions to forestall violence in...

Sat Apr 20th, 2019     Read More →

AKSU suspends 4 undergraduates over rape

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo – FOUR undergraduate students of Akwa Ibom State University Obio Akpa Campus in Oruk Anam local government area have been suspended by the University Authorities for...

Fri Apr 19th, 2019     Read More →

17 oil refinery licenses expire, 38 under execution

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By Udeme Akpan THERE are indications that modular and conventional refinery projects are in hard times, as licenses of 17 of the refineries licensed expired without much efforts by their promoters...

Fri Apr 19th, 2019     Read More →

Rice processors to FG: Stop smugglers before they kill our businesses

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As Customs, EFCC plan joint action against smugglers Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor Rice Processors in Nigeria have cried out to the Federal Government to take more urgent and drastic actions...

Fri Apr 19th, 2019     Read More →

Akwa Ibom goes tough on indiscriminate refuse dumping

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—Akwa Ibom State Government has warned against indiscriminate dumping of refuse on major streets of Uyo, the state capital, saying those caught in the act would be...

Thu Apr 18th, 2019     Read More →

Court orders release of NBA President’s int’l passport

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By Innocent Anaba A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, varied the bail condition granted President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Mr Paul Usoro, SAN and ordered the release of...

Thu Apr 18th, 2019     Read More →

Religion, culture major challenges of Child Rights Act implementation – Nwoko, Akwa Ibom AG

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By Henry Ojelu Mr. Uwemedimo Nwoko is the Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Akwa Ibom State. In this interview, he spoke on remedies for victim of election violence, FoI Act and...

Thu Apr 18th, 2019     Read More →

Man shot by DPO in Akwa Ibom laments untold suffering

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By Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo A middle-aged man, Mr. Victor Otu David, and native of Okopedi village in Okobo local government area of Akwa Ibom state shot in the leg by a serving Divisional Police...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Seventh Assembly: Who speaks for Akwa Ibom?

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By Chioma Onuegbu The Akwa Ibom State Sixth Assembly under the leadership of Mr Onofiok Luke, the member representing Nsit Ubium state constituency will end in June. Akwa-Ibom state house of...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Electoral violence high in S-East — WACOL

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By Dennis Agbo WOMEN Aid Collective, WACOL, with its partner, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems, IFES, has noted that electoral violence was high in the southeast geopolitical...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Amnesty programme: My vision has paid off, says Dokubo

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By Dickson Omobola UYO—Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo, yesterday, said his vision of creating a Job Placement and...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

3 policemen, 4 others sentenced to death for kidnapping in A-Ibom

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—Three policemen and four others were, yesterday, sentenced to death by an Akwa Ibom State High Court sitting in Uyo for kidnapping one Deaconess Ime Anietie Ekanem...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Umahi appeals to IGP to suspend operation ‘Puff Adder’ implementation in Ebonyi

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Abaakili – Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has appealed to the Inspector General of Police (I-G) Mohammed Abubakar to suspend the implementation of operation ‘Puff Adder’ security...

Tue Apr 16th, 2019     Read More →

Ugwuanyi charges youths to leave comfort zone, become great entrepreneurs

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By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU – GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state has urged youths to break their terror barriers, step out of comfort zone and become greater entrepreneurs to contribute in...

Tue Apr 16th, 2019     Read More →

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