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How I plan to rescue, rebuild Nigeria —Atiku

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BASED on his promise to hit the ground running on September 28, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2023 general election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday...

Thu Sep 29th, 2022     Read More →

States to watch as campaign for 2023 elections begins

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NO fewer than 19 states are marked as possible major battlefields, as candidates flag off their campaigns on September 28 for the 2023 general election in the country. A breakdown of the figure...

Mon Sep 26th, 2022     Read More →

Akwa Ibom celebrates 35 years of state creation, declares Friday public holiday

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Akwa Ibom State Government has declared Friday, September 23, 2022, a work-free day to mark the 35th anniversary of the state’s creation. The state Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, who declared...

Thu Sep 22nd, 2022     Read More →

Two Assembly members lose seats in Akwa Ibom

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Two members of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Usoro Akpanuso, member representing Esit Eket State Constituency and Hon. Asuquo Nana Udo member representing Ikono State...

Tue Sep 20th, 2022     Read More →

(Update) Uyo collapsed building: 2 children trapped, 3 victims rushed to hospital

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The casualty figure in the three-storey building that collapsed at Aka Road, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital, on Saturday at about 6.15pm, has risen to three. As of the time of filing this report,...

Sat Sep 17th, 2022     Read More →

JUST IN: 4-storey building collapses in Uyo

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A four-storey building under construction has reportedly collapsed at Aka Road in the heart of Uyo main town, Akwa Ibom State Capital. According to an eyewitness, the incident happened at about...

Sat Sep 17th, 2022     Read More →

Celebrities who had birthdays today August 9

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August is indeed filled with celebrations of birthdays of many famous people around the world and today is no exception. Ime Udoka Ime Sunday Udoka (born August 9, 1977) is a Nigerian-American...

Tue Aug 9th, 2022     Read More →

3.6m indirect jobs created through $1.1b externally funded agric projects ​― FG

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About 3.6 million indirect jobs have been created from $1.113 billion (about N461.9b) worth of externally funded projects being implemented by the present administration. The Minister of...

Thu Aug 4th, 2022     Read More →

Conference of Speakers of state assemblies to fast-track constitutional amendment process

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Chairman of the Conference of Speakers of State Houses of Assembly of Nigeria, Hon. Abubakar Sulaiman on Monday assured Nigerians that the ongoing amendments of the 1999 Constitution transmitted...

Tue Aug 2nd, 2022     Read More →

The 24 housemates vying for the ultimate title of BBNaija Level Up winner and the N100m grand prize

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Season 7 of the Big Brother Naija reality show, tagged ‘Level Up’ premiered on July 23, 2022 with the unveiling of the first set of 12 housemates. Hosted by Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, the...

Fri Jul 29th, 2022     Read More →

Buhari approves appointment of 3 new Permanent Secretary

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PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of three (3) new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service following the recently conducted selection process, to fill existing...

Fri Jul 22nd, 2022     Read More →

Police rescue 28 fishermen, women from sea pirates in Akwa Ibom

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The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has rescued 28 fishermen kidnapped by a five-man gang in Akwakpa, Uruan Local Government Area of the state. Commissioner of Police in the state, Olatoye...

Fri Jul 15th, 2022     Read More →

Makinde’s absence at Osun PDP rally not connected to Atiku, Okowa ― Adisa

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Despite the absence of Governor Seyi Makinde from the mega rally of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Osun State governorship election on Thursday, he ensured that adequate logistics...

Fri Jul 15th, 2022     Read More →

Court dismisses motion challenging hearing in N5bn defamation suit against APC Chairman

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An Edo State High court sitting in Benin has dismissed the motion challenging the court’s jurisdiction in hearing the N5 billion suit against Col. David Imuse (Rtd), State Chairman of the...

Fri Jul 15th, 2022     Read More →

Senator Bassey Albert resigns membership of PDP

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The Senator representing Akwa Ibom North East senatorial district in the Nigerian and 2023 gubernatorial aspirant in Akwa Ibom State, Senator Bassey Albert Akpan, popularly known as Oba has...

Fri Jul 15th, 2022     Read More →