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Udom urges collaboration with youths, community leaders to encourage investors

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Emmanuel Udom of Cross River Akwa IBOM State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has charged members of the State Executive Council (SEC) to ensure closer relationship with youths and communities leaders to...

Thu Feb 25th, 2021     Read More →

Aide applauds Ayade on payment of salary, pension

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Special Adviser to Governor Benedict Ayade of Cross River State on Media and Publicity, Christian Ita, has commended the state government on prompt payment of salaries and pensions. This was in a...

Thu Feb 25th, 2021     Read More →

Ayade's aide attempts suicide over unpaid salary

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Ayade One of the newly appointed aides of the Cross River State governor, Mr Freeman Godwin, was on Monday rescued from committing suicide over the non-payment of his salary. Godwin who is from...

Wed Feb 24th, 2021     Read More →

Ayade’s aide attempts suicide over non-payment of salary

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One of the newly appointed aides of the Cross River State governor, Mr Freeman Godwin, was rescued on Monday from committing suicide over the non-payment of his salary. Godwin, who is from Obudu...

Wed Feb 24th, 2021     Read More →

Junaidu Mohammed: Nightfall for stormy petrel from the Sahel

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Cynicism. Nonchalance. Sarcasm. Belligerence. Dr. Junaid Mohammed brought all those to bear on his politics, as he stoutly spoke truth to power. He was constant and consistent in his interventions...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

‘Agro-forestry will create jobs for youths, rid cocoa, cashew-producing states of criminals’

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Dr Patrick Adebola is the newly appointed Executive Director of the Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN), Ibadan, Oyo State. He explains how most forests can be developed for agro-forestry...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Difficult terrain, funding, threaten APC registration exercise in Cross River

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Minister of, Federal Ministry of Power, Goddy Jedy-Agba Difficult terrain, funding, lack of materials are threatening the ongoing registration and revalidation exercise of the All Progressives...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Headline inflation reaches 16.47 per cent

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Inflation PHOTO: ShutterstockFood index at highest since 2008 Nigerians’ disposable incomes took a hit last month as the consumer price index (CPI), which measures inflation, increased by...

Wed Feb 17th, 2021     Read More →

Outrage as armed police arrest protesters at Lekki

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It was a sombre drama, yesterday, as security operatives led by officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force descended on unarmed peaceful protesters. The Police deployed force stripping, clubbing...

Sun Feb 14th, 2021     Read More →

Insecurity: Interrogating the gradual slide to unmitigated self-help

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[FILES] Sunday Adeyemo (a.k.a. Sunday Igboho) (second left), addressing a press conference over his burnt house by arsonists in Ibadan… yesterday. PHOTO: NAJEEM RAHEEM “In this state...

Sat Feb 13th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC records 938 new infections, 8 deaths

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 938 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 143,516. The NCDC disclosed this on...

Fri Feb 12th, 2021     Read More →

Three robbers and a cow tale

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It is interesting that 46 years after General Yakubu Jack Gowon was toppled as our military Head of State, Nigeria still retains the hope of the Black Race as the first Black power. No country...

Thu Feb 11th, 2021     Read More →

Senators notified of Buhari’s request on new appointments

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Senate leader, Lawan. Photo: TWITTER/DRAHMADLAWANPresident Muhammadu Buhari’s request for confirmation of former service chiefs as non-career ambassadors to Nigerian foreign missions has...

Wed Feb 10th, 2021     Read More →

Senate receives Buhari’s request to confirm ex-service chiefs as non-career ambassadors, others

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The Senate on Tuesday received President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to confirm former Service Chiefs as non-career ambassador designates to Nigeria foreign missions. Buhari’s request...

Tue Feb 9th, 2021     Read More →

N-Power: 30,000 beneficiaries hired as agric enumerators N-power – Presidency

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The Presidency says no fewer than 30,000 erstwhile N-Power beneficiaries have been hired as agric enumerators. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the N-Power, cash-for-work programme,...

Tue Feb 9th, 2021     Read More →