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COVID-19: Nigeria records 317 new cases – NCDC

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[FILES] NCDC team. Photo; TWITTER/CHIKWEIThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the country recorded additional 317 COVID-19 cases on July 23, from 187 cases on July 22. The NCDC made...

Sat Jul 24th, 2021     Read More →

WHO, NCDC alert to 77% rise in COVID-19 cases

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) and Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) have raised the alarm over the rising COVID-19 cases and deaths in the country. WHO Country Representative, Dr....

Fri Jul 23rd, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: 156 cases recorded in Akwa Ibom in 2 weeks

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[FILES] NCDC worker. Photo; TWITTER/CHIKWEINo fewer than 156 cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Akwa Ibom in the last two weeks since the advent of the Delta variant and the third wave of...

Thu Jul 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Edo COS flays Obaseki’s detractors through use of Akwa Ibom election video

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Obaseki. Photo/FACEBOOK/ godwinobasekiofficialChief of Staff (COS) to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, Osaigbovo Iyoha, yesterday, decried the desperation of the governor’s...

Thu Jul 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases rise by 206, discharge 23, zero death — NCDC

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Nigeria has announced additional 206 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus rise to 169,884 as of July 20, 2021. x The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made...

Wed Jul 21st, 2021     Read More →

MURIC flays Akwa Ibom governmemt for fixing examination on Sallah day

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Ishaq Akintola The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has condemned the Akwa Ibom State Government for fixing Senior Secondary Two (SS2) and Junior Secondary Three (JSS3) students’ promotion...

Wed Jul 21st, 2021     Read More →

Oil firm empowers Akwa Ibom indigenes

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An indigenous oil company, Moni Pulo Limited, has empowered no fewer than 70 indigenes of its host communities of Effiat and Mbo in Mbo Council of Akwa Ibom State with business start-ups and some...

Wed Jul 21st, 2021     Read More →

Wither the interim common services agency? - Part 2

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I do not know when last the Governors of Akwa Ibom, Rivers, Bayelsa, Imo, Ebonyi, Enugu, Abia, Cross River and Anambra states met to discuss on ESIALA. I do not know what happened to those...

Tue Jul 20th, 2021     Read More →

Paul Usoro: EFCC’s vindictiveness

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The Federal High Court in Lagos has done justice to Mr Paul Usoro, a Senior Advocate and the immediate past President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) by discharging and acquitting him on...

Tue Jul 20th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria’s 2022 digital switchover target uncertain as FG slows on timeline

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The plan by the Federal Government to complete the country’s digital switchover (DSO) by December 7, 2022, might not be realised following the failure of the government to keep to the...

Mon Jul 19th, 2021     Read More →

Why Nigerian politicians hate robust journalism

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[FILES] Martins Oloja Let’s us not get it twisted, there will never be a cosy relationship between state actors and good journalists. And so whenever you see that state actors and...

Sun Jul 18th, 2021     Read More →

Church of Nigeria presents Enyindah as archbishop of Niger Delta

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The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) has formally presented Bishop of Ikwerre, Rivers State, The Most Rev. (Dr.) Blessing Enyindah, who was duly elected to succeed the Most Rev. Tunde...

Sun Jul 18th, 2021     Read More →

Granting bail to electoral fraud convict, Prof. Ogban, a temporary relief, lawyers say

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At a time Nigerians are hailing the enactment of the Electoral Offences Commission to handle the prosecution of all cases of electoral fraud with a view to securing conviction, a High Court of...

Sun Jul 18th, 2021     Read More →

Southern Governors’ demand for 5% derivation in order, says Udom

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Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom says the five per cent on oil derivation demanded by Governors in the south is not too much, “considering the...

Sat Jul 17th, 2021     Read More →

Court acquits ex-NBA President, Usoro of N1.4b money laundering charge

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Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday, discharged and acquitted the immediate past President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Paul Usoro (SAN) of the N1.4 billion...

Sat Jul 17th, 2021     Read More →