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IGP to Police officers: Defend yourselves against any attack

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In the aftermath of the EndSARS protest nationwide, which turned violent and led to loss of lives, including that of a number of police personnel, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed...

Sat Oct 31st, 2020     Read More →

Akwa Ibom shuts borders for LG poll tomorrow

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Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom. Photo: TWITTER/MRUDOMEMMANUEL• Says allegation by C’River police misleading • PDP candidate warns against electoral misconduct Akwa Ibom State...

Fri Oct 30th, 2020     Read More →

Confusion, conflicting interests trail Cross River North PDP Senatorial primary

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Ahead of October 31 earlier scheduled for the Cross River North Senatorial bye-election (before the indefinite postponement occasioned by the #ENDSARS protests), the Independent National Electoral...

Thu Oct 29th, 2020     Read More →

Senate panel suspends budget session over attacks

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The Senate Committee on Interior, yesterday, suspended its budget defence session for agencies under its watch following attacks from #EndSARS and COVID-19 palliatives protesters. The committee...

Wed Oct 28th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria’s Oto ‘Joe Boy’ Joseph battles Ghanaian for CBC title

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Bout holds December 12 in Nigeria One of Nigeria’s reigning boxers, Oto ‘Joe Boy’ Joseph, who was stripped of his African Boxing Union (ABU) lightweight title in controversial...

Wed Oct 28th, 2020     Read More →

Four die as Ondo, Anambra, Oyo youths raze INEC office, police station, others

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Youths in Ondo State went berserk yesterday, destroying several public infrastructures across the 18 councils. In Okitipupa town, the headquarters of Okitipupa Council, over 100 angry youths...

Fri Oct 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Emmanuel extends curfew as #EndSARS protest turns violent

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Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has extended the curfew imposed on the state to 7,a.m., tomorrow (Saturday) in order to ensure full return of normalcy. Emmanuel announced the extension in a...

Fri Oct 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Akwa Ibom State begins assessment of vandalised properties

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Akwa Ibom State Government has undertaken an on-the-spot assessment of properties vandalised in Uyo, the state capital as an aftermath of the #EndSARS protest. x The Commissioner for Information...

Fri Oct 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Buhari under attack over Lekki massacre

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The Presidency, yesterday, came under attack from former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka over Tuesday’s shooting of ENDSARS protesters by the Nigerian...

Thu Oct 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Keshi: It’s time South South braced up on economic development

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Keshi• There Is Need To Reappraise The Amnesty Programme • Lagos To Calabar Rail Line Deserves Action Director-General of BRACED Commission, Ambassador Joe Keshi, in this interview with...

Sun Oct 18th, 2020     Read More →

Akwa Ibom commissioner tasks youths on leadership

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Akwa Ibom State commissioner for information and strategy Ini Ememobong Akwa Ibom State commissioner for information and strategy Ini Ememobong has urged youths to equip themselves with skills...

Fri Oct 16th, 2020     Read More →

Agitations spread nationwide

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The ENDSARS protest, which failed to end with IGP Mohammed Adamu’s dissolution of the special police squad, has now spread across the country. Angry protesters, mainly youths, yesterday,...

Wed Oct 14th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC announces 151 new infections in Nigeria

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 151 new Coronavirus (COVID-19), infections in the country. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Friday. The centre...

Sat Oct 10th, 2020     Read More →

Early detection remains the surest way to beat cancer

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Eno October is the Cancer Awareness month and two brave survivors, Chinwe Godwin-Omoaka and Eno Essien take us through their battle with cancer, discovering it and defeating it. In this interview...

Sat Oct 10th, 2020     Read More →

Akwa Ibom police kill 2 armed robbery suspects, debunk bank robbery in Uyo

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The Akwa Ibom Police Command has confirmed the killing of two armed robbery suspects at Ifuho Village in Ikot Ekpene by operatives from the command. The command’s Public Relations Officer,...

Fri Oct 9th, 2020     Read More →