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Ikpeazu rejects cattle colony for herdsmen in Abia State
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Ikpeazu rejects cattle colony for herdsmen in Abia State

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has rejected plans by the federal government to establish “cattle colonies” for Fulani Herdsmen and their cows in Abia State. In a release signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Enyinnaya Appolos, the Governor stated that Abia state will not cede any part of her territory to Fulani herdsman […]

Rivers State Government Hands Over Housing Development in New City to Private Investor, AFRIPROPS.
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Rivers State Government Hands Over Housing Development in New City to Private Investor, AFRIPROPS.

The Rivers State Government on Thursday January 11, 2018 restated her desire to hand over the development of housing estates in some parts of the new city currently undergoing construction to private investors.   Chief Ferdinand Alabraba, the Chairman, Greater Port Harcourt City Development Authority, (GPHCDA), reassured on government’s intention at the signing and hand-over […]

Group Mourns Renewed Killings in Benue as Fulani Group Insists "Cattle Colony" for Herders
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Group Mourns Renewed Killings in Benue as Fulani Group Insists “Cattle Colony” for Herders

An advocacy group, the CACLD International has expressed grief over the relentless killings by Fulani herdsmen in parts of Nigeria, the latest being in Benue State. In a release made available to Africanewscircle, the group also proferred what it felt, are the solutions to the spate of killings of usually unarmed natives by the marauding […]

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Nigeria’s Merchandise Trade Drops by N338.1 Billion in Quarter Three

Nigeria’s merchandise trade drops by N338.1 billion in third quarters 2015 from the figure achieved in the second quarter. According to foreign trade statistics report released by Nigerian Bureau of Statistics, the total value of Nigeria’s merchandise trade at the end of Q3, 2015 was ₦4,021.4 billion. This was 7.8% less than the value (₦4,359.5 […]

Buhari's Documentary: A spat on the pains of Nigerians -AIED
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Buhari’s Documentary: A spat on the pains of Nigerians -AIED

The Advocacy for Integrity and Economic Development (AIED) has described the documentary made by the Presidency to show the ‘human side’ of Buhari as an inhuman gesture by the Buhari-led administration at a time when citizens are in general discomfort due to scarcity of fuel, high unemployment rate and swelling cost of food items. In […]

INNOSON: Nigeria's Senate to Probe arrest as EFCC releases mogul
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INNOSON: Nigeria’s Senate to Probe arrest as EFCC releases mogul

Nigeria’s Senate on Wednesday, stepped into the controversial arrest of industrialist and business mogul, Innocent Chukwuma, Chairman of the indigenous motor vehicle manufacturing company, INNOSON Motors by officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC). The upper legislative body asked its Committee on Anti Corruption Chaired by Senator Chukwuka Utazi to investigate the matter. […]

South-South, South-East Governors Forum demand improved revenue allocation 
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South-South, South-East Governors Forum demand improved revenue allocation 

South-South and South-East Governors  have called for the improvement of the  monthly Federation Allocation to states  to reflect the rise in oil prices and production. The South-South and South-East Governors  Forum made the request  during its meeting on Sunday night at the Government House, Uyo in Akwa Ibom State. In attendance at the meeting were: […]

FG IS NOT SERIOUS ABOUT THE CLEAN UP OF OGONILAND SAYS GOVERNOR WIKE 
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FG IS NOT SERIOUS ABOUT THE CLEAN UP OF OGONILAND SAYS GOVERNOR WIKE 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the Federal Government is not serious about the clean-up of Ogoniland.  The governor stated that for now, the Ogoni clean up programme remains a political project aimed at attaining political mileage. Speaking when he granted audience to the Senate Committee on Environment on Investigative visit to […]

Controller Takes Delivery Of Large Quantity Of Drugs For Prisoners In A’Ibom
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Controller Takes Delivery Of Large Quantity Of Drugs For Prisoners In A’Ibom

The Akwa Ibom command of the Nigeria Prison Services has taken delivery of large quantities of drugs to address the health needs of inmates across four Prisons in the state. Mr Alex Oditah, the new Controller of Prisons in Akwa Ibom, who confirmed the delivery in Uyo. He said the drugs, provided by the Controller-General […]

FAMILY ANNOUNCES FUNERAL RITES/OBSEQUIES OF LATE CHIEF C. O. EFIONG
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FAMILY ANNOUNCES FUNERAL RITES/OBSEQUIES OF LATE CHIEF C. O. EFIONG

The funeral rite in respect of late Chief Clement Okon Effiong, has been announced by the family, Nung Ekpo Umoren of Ikot Eto (Formally Ikot Edito) Ibestikpo in Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. Late Chief Clement Okon Effiong is the father of veteran Nigerian journalist, Dianabasi Effiong, who in a press […]