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NIS rescues 4 victims of human trafficking in Jigawa

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The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), says it has rescued four female victims of human trafficking in Jigawa. The Comptroller, Mr Isma’il Abba, told newsmen in Dutse on Friday, that the...

Fri Jul 16th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria records 159 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death

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NCDC. Photo: BIOREPORTS Nigeria on Thursday recorded 159 new cases of COVID-19. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on Friday morning. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN),...

Fri Jul 16th, 2021     Read More →

The jury still out on Gernot Rohr

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Rohr. Photo: BRILAFMNigeria is rated as one of the best footballing nations in the world. The three-time African Cup of Nations winner, which won the Olympic gold medal in 1996, as well as silver...

Fri Jul 16th, 2021     Read More →

2023: APC and its contentious gentleman’s agreement on power shift

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Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu The “Lagos Declaration” by the 17 Southern governors on rotational presidency seems to be unsettling some founding fathers of All Progressives Congress...

Thu Jul 15th, 2021     Read More →

NSCDC raises taskforce to rout illegal security companies in Akwa Ibom

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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Akwa Ibom Command, has inaugurated a 6-man task force to crackdown on illegal private guards companies in the state. x The State Commandant of...

Wed Jul 14th, 2021     Read More →

NCDC records 154 new COVID-19 infections

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC), has recorded 154 new COVID-19 cases. x The NCDC disclosed this on its official website on Wednesday morning. The News Agency Of Nigeria(NAN), reports...

Wed Jul 14th, 2021     Read More →

Four feared dead in Ladipo traders, soldiers clash

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Passers-by during the clash PHOTO. ENIOLA DANIEL Several injured, vehicles destroyed The fragile peace existing at the Ladipo multi-billion naira spare parts market was shattered yesterday by a...

Wed Jul 14th, 2021     Read More →

Senate okays electoral offences commission, 20-yr jail for offenders

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The Senate, yesterday, passed the all-important bill seeking to establish the Electoral Offences Commission. The passage makes snatching of ballot boxes an electoral offence that attracts a 20...

Wed Jul 14th, 2021     Read More →

My ‘unpopular’ propositions - Part 2

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And it continued: “There is no objective conflict between an Efik worker and an Ibibio worker, between an Ogoja market woman and an Annang market woman, between an Oron peasant and an...

Wed Jul 14th, 2021     Read More →

Police deny killing 4 persons

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The Police Command in Akwa Ibom has denied killing four persons in Oron Local Government Area of the state. x The spokesman for the command, SP Odiko Macdon, made the denial in a statement he...

Tue Jul 13th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC records additional 12 infections, 2 deaths

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[FILES] NCDC team. Photo; TWITTER/CHIKWEIThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 12 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 168,552 as...

Mon Jul 12th, 2021     Read More →

PDP celebrates Udom Emmanuel at 55

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Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated the Governor of Akwa-Ibom, Udom Emmanuel, as he attains the age of 55. PDP in a statement by its...

Sun Jul 11th, 2021     Read More →

A’Ibom group kicks over Exxon Mobil’s alleged non-payment of compensation for spillages

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The Akwa Ibom State Cooperative Fisheries Association has protested against Exxon Mobil’s failure to pay compensation for oil spillages in some communities at the National Human Rights...

Fri Jul 9th, 2021     Read More →

Attacks won’t deter me from seeking justice, Ortom says

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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has stated that media attacks on his person and government will not deter him from advocating justice, equity and fairness for all Nigerians. Ortom made the...

Fri Jul 9th, 2021     Read More →

Magu misses out as police promote 24 commissioners

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Police Service Commission (PSC) has promoted 24 Commissioners of Police and confirmed the acting appointments of three Deputy Inspectors General of Police (DIG). x The commission also approved...

Thu Jul 8th, 2021     Read More →