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2020 Budget: Only 4 States are viable in Nigeria —report

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…says 92% depends on federal allocation By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja A new report released Wednesday, by a budget tracking Civil Society Organisation, Budget, indicated that only four...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Three killed in Akwa Ibom auto crash

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Chioma Onuegbu – Uyo Tragedy struck early Wednesday morning in Akwa Ibom when a truck crashed and killed three people includin two women. Three other people were also seriously wounded in...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Lagos BRT accident: Our firm has zero tolerance for drugs, alcohol – MD

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The operators of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Lagos, Primero Transport Services Limited, says it has zero tolerance for drugs and alcohol use by all its drivers and staff. Managing Director, Mr....

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Akwa Ibom plans two rehabilitation Centres for ex-militants

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By Chioma Onuegbu – Uyo Akwa Ibom State government has put plans in place to establish two rehabilitation centres in for ex-militants that dropped their arms last year after terrorising Etim...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

CSO asks Buhari to sack Sylva over $62bn debt statement

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By Dirisu Yakubu A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), the Accountable Leadership For Better Nigeria Initiative, ALBNI, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the Minister of State for...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Akwa-Ibom lawmakers tasked on 2020 budget implementation

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By Harris Emanuel, Uyo Coordinator, Social Action Anti-corruption Network in Akwa-Ibom State, Ann Udonte has called on lawmakers in the state to carry out proper oversight function of 2020 ...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

BARKA JUMAH: Allah is ever in control

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By Ishola balogun Be it at times of wellness or illness, rise and fall, success or failure, joy or sadness; Allah’s ever in control. He’s all-knowing. Not a leaf falls without His...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

PDP sets up sub-c’ttees for Bayelsa gov election

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THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Campaign Council has set up eight sub-committees to strategise for victory in the forthcoming Bayelsa State governorship election. Peoples Democratic...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Niger Delta Governors can’t dictate to Buhari ― HOSCON

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By Emma Amaize, Warri The Host Communities of Nigeria, HOSCON, has said it is inappropriate for Governors of South-South states, who they accused of mismanaging 13 percent Derivation Fund, to...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Pipeline vandalism: HOSTCOM to train A-Ibom Youths

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By Harris Emanuel Arrangements have been concluded by the Host Communities of Nigeria (HOSTCOM), producing oil and gas to train youths in Akwa Ibom state in order to help check incessant oil and...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Yuletide: Nigerian Navy reads riot act to vandals, smugglers

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By Emma Una – Calabar The Nigerian Navy has warned petroleum products, thieves, smugglers and vandals to stay away from the country’s waterways as any of them caught carrying out...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

STF to focus more on hinterlands to ensure peace -Commander

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The Commander of the Special Task Force (STF) also known as`Operation Safe Haven’’ (OPSH) in Plateau ,Maj. – Gen. Augustine Agundu, says the force’s operation will focus...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

PANDEF decries worsening infrastructure in N’Delta

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South UYO- PAN-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, the mouthpiece of the people of South-South region has bemoaned the poor condition of critical infrastructure in...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

Retired Police officer found dead after kidnap in Delta

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By Jimitota Onoyume – Warri The lifeless body of a retired Police officer, Mr Paul Edike has been found on Warri – Sapele road few hours after he was allegedly kidnapped on Friday in...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

APC Chairmen applauds Buhari’s directive on audit of NDDC

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By Ochuko Akuopha CHAIRMEN of All Progressives Congress, APC, from South-South and South-East States have applauded directive of President Muhammadu Buhari for a forensic audit of the Niger Delta...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →