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Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar upholds election of Governor Udom Emmanuel in the March 9 gubernatorial elections.

Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar upholds election of Governor Udom Emmanuel in the March 9 gubernatorial elections.

The Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar has upheld the victory of Governor Udom Emmanuel in the March 9 gubernatorial elections in Akwa Ibom State. READ ALSO:Residents of Uyo decries FG’s plan to regulate use of social media in Nigeria. The Appeal was filed against the judgment of the lower tribunal delivered on September 5...

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South Africa ready for e-visa system to attract more tourists.

South Africa ready for e-visa system to attract more tourists.

South Africa will start the pilot process for an online e-visa system later this month in a fresh bid to attract more tourists. According to the Department of Home Affairs, this new electronic self-service solution system will speedily facilitate the movement of low-risk travelers. READ ALSO:Golden Eaglets of Nigeria to tackle Sao Paulo FC in...

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Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly call for investigation into alleged murder of Godwin Thomas by a Police Officer.

Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly call for investigation into alleged murder of Godwin Thomas by a Police Officer.

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has called for investigation into the murder of one Godwin Thomas  who was reportedly shot dead on Thursday, November 7 during a marriage ceremony at Ndiya Ikot Ukab in Nsit Ubium Local Government Area allegedly by a Police Officer who is yet to be identified. At a Plenary,...

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House of Representatives probe ‘possible corruption’ in N-Power scheme.

House of Representatives probe ‘possible corruption’ in N-Power scheme.

The House of Representatives has begun investigation of the alleged arbitrary disengagement of youths engaged by the Federal Government through the N-Power scheme under the National Social Intervention Programme. The move followed the unanimous adoption of the motion moved by a member, Taiwo Oluga, titled ‘Urgent need to investigate the arbitrariness and possible corruption in...

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ICPC investigates N100 billion annual allocation to constituency projects in           Nigeria.

ICPC investigates N100 billion annual allocation to constituency projects in Nigeria.

The Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission-ICPC Professor Bolaji Owasanoye has expressed dismay that the N100 billion annual allocation to constituency projects has yet to achieve the Federal Government’s objective. Owasanoye made the remark in Abuja during a special town hall meeting on the fight against corruption organized by the Federal Ministry...

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Sex for grades:Women admonished to name  perpetrators of harassment.

Sex for grades:Women admonished to name perpetrators of harassment.

Following the recent media revelations which implicated two renowned lecturers of reputable universities who were found culpable in the trending sex-for-grades saga, women have been admonished to abandon the era of silence and be emboldened to name perpetrators of harassment, by the need to preserve their self-dignity and value. Speaking with Planet News, the immediate...

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West Brian Company officially open in uyo.

The West Brian Company limited, an organization that deals with various products and services such as oil and gas supplies, supplies of health equipment, road infrastructures and lots more, has been officially opened for business in Uyo at house 190 Oron road by timber market junction, uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Speaking at the event, the...

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