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Akpabio Loses Again As PDP Wins A' Ibom Rerun

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the rerun elections for the senate, state and federal constituencies in Akwa Ibom.
The election took place at the weekend in only one local government are ...

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INEC Counts Losses In Cross River Rerun

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has lost nine smart card readers, 5616 ballot papers, result sheets and cash in the just-concluded court-ordered re- run election in Yakurr ...

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Commissioner Advocates Continuous Support For Gov Udom Emmanuel

The state commissioner  for finance, Mr Linus Nkan, has advocated for continuous support to the governor especially as the government enters the fast lane of completion agenda.
The commissione ...

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INEC Ready For By-Elections In 11 States

The chairman of Independent National Electoral Commis sion (INEC), Prof. Mahmud Yakubu,  has said the agency was ready for the conduct of by-elections in 28 constituencies across 11 states.
He ...

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Coronavirus: 2020 World Athletics Indoor Championships Postponed In China

The 2020 World Athletics Indoor Championships in Nanjing have been postponed because of fears over the spread of coronavirus in China.
The championships were to be held from March 13-15, but govern ...

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Akwa Utd To Face FC Ifeanyi Ubah .Defeat Heartland FC In Uyo

Ndifreke Effiong’s 19th minute thunderbolt  cancelled out Chukwuemeka Obioma’s 15th minute opener for Heartland FC. Akarandut Orok headed the Promise Keepers into the lead in the 38 ...

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Man United Fail In Late Bid To Hijack Leeds' Move For Augustin

Manchester United  made a late inquiry for Jean-Kevin Augustin before he decided to join Leeds United on loan for the rest of the season, according to reports. Championship side, Leeds, signed Au ...

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No Easy Solution For Fitting In AFCON, Say Players' Reps

Players’ representatives are   worried that moving next  year’s Africa Cup of Nations to January will create difficulties for the continent’s footballers, but say t ...

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Business

RIFAN Earmarks 124,823 Hectares Of Swamp Land For Rice Cultivation In A'Ibom

About 124,823 hectares of  swamp land have been identified by the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Akwa Ibom Chapter, for rice cultivation in the state.
   The state chai ...

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Emmanuel Woos Investors For AK Aviation Industry At GIAS 2020

Governor Udom  Emmanuel has charged investors at the 2020 Global Investment in Aviation Summit (GIAS) to take advantage of the wide range of opportunities in the state’s aviation industry ...

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Business

Safeguard Facilities In FCT-Minister Tells Residents

The minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has called on stakeholders in the Abuja Project to work towards safeguarding infrastructure and facilities provided by government over the years.
Mr ...

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Edet Lauds Ibiono Ibom Chairman On Production Of Ibom Golden Rice

The chairman of Ibiono  Ibom Local Government Council has received a pat on the back for supporting Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) in the area in the production of Ibom Golden Rice f ...

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Coronavirus: NARD Seeks Proper Screening Of Passengers Into Nigeria

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors  (NARD) has called on the Federal Government to ensure that persons travelling into the country were properly screened at all points of entry.
It als ...

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Forum Of Former Chairmen, Ikono Condoles Barr David Udoh On Brother's Demise 

The chairman of Ikono Local Government Council, Mr Itoro Columba, on Friday led his colleagues under the aegis of Forum Of Former Chairmen, Ikono Chapter, to commiserate with one of their own, Mr Davi ...

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Centenarian, Late Ikwo Nsewo, Laid To Rest In Ikono

The Ukpom Ikot Nyoho community in Ikono Local Government Area at the weekend played host to people from all walks of life, as a centenarian, late Madam Ikwo Essien Nsewo, was laid to rest.
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9th Senate Commends Senator Albert For Sponsoring End Of Gas Flaring Bill ...Calls For Accelerated Passage As Bill Scales Through Second Reading

A bill to finally end gas flaring in Nigeria sponsored by Senator Bassey Albert Akpan, representing Akwa lbom North East Senatorial District in the Senate, has passed second reading in the Senate.
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Judiciary

Lawyer Stresses Importance Of Arbitration

A legal luminary has stressed the impor tance of arbitration as a complementary process to litigation in Nigeria.
   Chief Magistrate Ekaete Efobi stated this in a magazine publication du ...

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Judiciary

Why We Released Dasuki, Sowore - FG

The Federal Government has given reasons why it released the former security adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd.) and the convener of the Revolution Now protest, Omoyele Sowore, arrested by the Departmen ...

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Judiciary

NBA: Lawyers Instead Of Police Should Prosecute Cases In Magistrates' Courts

The chairman of Ikorodu Branch of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Mr Bayo Akinlade, has frowned at the continued prosecution of cases in the Magistrates’ Courts by the police.
Akinlade to ...

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Judiciary

Court Dismisses Orji Kalu's Application For Bail

Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court has dismissed Orji Uzor Kalu’s application for bail pending determination of his appeal against his fraud convict.
According to the judge, th ...