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Average price of kerosene decreases in July — NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene decreased to N316.03 in July from N316.43 in June. FILE: The struggle to...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

We’ll not compromise Akwa Ibom’s unity, says Dep Gov

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By Harris Emmanuel UYO—AKWA Ibom State Government has said that no effort would be spared in ensuring that there is unity and harmony among the ethnic groups in the state. Governor...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

SSANU/NASU strike cripples activities in varsities

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By Adesina Wahab, Elizabeth Uwandu, Chioma Onuegbu & Shina Abubakar The five-day warning strike embarked upon by non-academic staff unions in the universties, yesterday, crippled activities in...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria’s 70% local content target by 2027 under threat — Investigation

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…As dockyards lack jobs, patronage By Udeme Akpan & Ediri Ejoh THE nation’s quest of attaining 70 per cent local content growth by 2027 has been threatened as the operational...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

Conoil assures shareholders of improved returns

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By Peter Egwuatu SHAREHOLDERS of Conoil Plc have expressed optimism over a possible improvement in the company’s returns on investment, in line with its tradition of delivering good...

Mon Aug 19th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria needs 24.7m prepaid meters — Expert

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By Harris Emmanuel Nigeria has a deficit of 24.7 million prepaid meters as electricity consumers continue to receive estimated bills from distribution companies in spite of epileptic power supply,...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Matawale, 5 other govs, media guru, Nollywood stars to grace 13th NMNA

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Not less than five governors, media gurus and prominent Nigerians are expected at the 13th edition of Nigeria Media Nite-Out Award (NMNA). Those expected according to Murphy Ajibade Alabi, the...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Ministerial portfolios: Round pegs in round holes or…

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Acting Political Editor AS President Muhammadu Buhari swears in the 43 ministers-designate on Wednesday, all eyes are on him to see the portfolios he will assign the seven...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Ibom deep sea port would’ve become a reality but for politics – Udoh, Information Commissioner

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By Harris-Okon Emmanuel Sir Charles Udoh is Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information. In this interview, he talks about Governor Udom Emmanuel’s agenda in the next four years,...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

OKIEMUTE: The quintessential selfless leader

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By Mike Awhawha A popular Kenya politician, Mwai Kibaki, once said “ Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others”. Hon. Benjamin Essien Okiemute, a retired Navy personnel...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

19-year-old Nigerian artist unveils Fela-inspired painting

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Abuja – 19 year-old Nigerian artist, Emediong Uduak Ikoko has unveiled a Fela-inspired painting to celebrate the strength of Nigerians. Shuffering and Smiling’ unveiled in Abuja In...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

Out of School Children: Oyo govt gets $6M grant to fund education

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By Adeola Badru IBADAN-THE Oyo State Government is to receive a sum of $6 million grant under the Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) programme facilitated by the Universal Basic...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

A-Ibom youths protest lack of electricity, barricade power station

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo —ANGRY youths from Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State have protested lack of public electricity supply to their communities, as they barricaded the Afaha Ube...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

A good example of running government ventures

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By Michael Bassey IN the buildup to the governorship election early this year, so much was said about the Akwa Ibom airline project being desperately driven by a sinking governor eager to hold on...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

IPOB begins exhibition of Biafra genocide in London

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By Chimaobi Nwaiwu THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, said it has concluded arrangement for its London, United Kingdom, UK, Genocide Exhibition aimed at showcasing “the...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →