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RCCG confirms death of Pastor Adeboye's son Dare

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The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Thursday confirmed the death of Dare Adeboye, the son of Pastor Enoch Adeboye. x “It is with a deep and heartfelt sense of loss we announce the...

Thu May 6th, 2021     Read More →

Pastor Adeboye loses son Dare

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Pastor Dare Adeboye, the son of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, is dead. x The 42-year-old was the third child of the revered cleric....

Thu May 6th, 2021     Read More →

NCDC registers 52 new COVID-19 infections, 2 deaths

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has registered additional two new related COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, its official Twitter handle said on Wednesday. x The agency’s...

Thu May 6th, 2021     Read More →

Fed ministry fails to keep records of houses built, sold in six years

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Despite budgeting billions of naira for new housing schemes, the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing has no record of homes built and sold in six years under the President Muhammadu Buhari...

Thu May 6th, 2021     Read More →

The magic of love

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It cannot be without cause that we are told it is love that makes the world to go round. Everyone can sense and appreciate love beamed at him. I am talking of genuine love not sham, pretended love...

Thu May 6th, 2021     Read More →

‘We are selling our children’s future by not building ships locally’

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Ini Ekong Charles Udonwa is the Executive Chairman of Norfin Offshore Shipyard Limited and Executive Chairman of Norfin Offshore Group, promoters of a new shipyard located at Oruk Anam, Akwa...

Wed May 5th, 2021     Read More →

Conviction of Prof. Peter Ogban: Deterrence or incentive for electoral offences

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The recent conviction of Professor Peter Ogban by a High Court in Akwa Ibom State for electoral offences has been described as a landmark decision in the nation’s jurisprudence. Ogban, a...

Tue May 4th, 2021     Read More →

Aviation workers flay minister for ‘poor handling’ of sector, failed promises

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[FILE PHOTO] Nigeria’s Aviation minister Hadi SirikaAviation workers, yesterday, flayed their Minister, Hadi Sirika, for alleged poor handling of the sector and failure to deliver on the...

Tue May 4th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC discharges additional 252 people, total recoveries now 155,361

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has discharged additional 252 people after testing negative for the COVID-19 virus following treatment in the country. x The NCDC disclosed this on...

Mon May 3rd, 2021     Read More →

Experts approve national strategy on endangered pollinators

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Participants at the the meeting on the revision/validation of the Multi-Year National Trialogue on Pollinator-Friendly Land Degradation Neurality Country Action Plan held in Uyo, Akwa Ibom...

Mon May 3rd, 2021     Read More →

Wike’s proactive security measures

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Wike. Photo: TWITTTER/GOVWIKE On Tuesday, April 27, 2021, Governor Nyesom Wike in a statewide broadcast to Rivers people, imposed a night curfew at all Rivers State land borders, from 8.00 p.m to...

Mon May 3rd, 2021     Read More →

INEC says attacks on facilities may affect future polls

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The commission expressed concern, particularly with the ongoing conversion of voting points to polling units, voter registration and the conduct of future elections. INEC National Commissioner and...

Sun May 2nd, 2021     Read More →

Hoodlums set INEC office ablaze in Akwa Ibom

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The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state has been set ablaze by yet-to-be-identified hoodlums in the early hours...

Sun May 2nd, 2021     Read More →

NiMet predicts 3 days sunshine, thunderstorms

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted sunshine and thunderstorms from Sunday to Tuesday across the country. NiMet’s weather outlook released on Saturday in Abuja predicted...

Sun May 2nd, 2021     Read More →

Obstacles against press freedom in Nigeria

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Thirty years ago, between April 29 and May 3, 1991, some African journalists converged on Windhoek, Namibia to ponder the role of a free, independent and pluralistic media in the light of the...

Sun May 2nd, 2021     Read More →