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Abak Chairman, set to curb flood Menace in Abak LGA

Abak Chairman, set to curb flood Menace in Abak LGA

In a bid to provide remedial measure to curb flood Menace in Abak Local Government Area, the Chairman, Barrister Imoh William during the weekend led the Deputy Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Moses Ekpo on a visit to flood affected areas in the area to ascertain the level of effect the flood has created and...

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President Buhari leaves for Saudi Arabia today

President Buhari leaves for Saudi Arabia today

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja today Monday 28th October 2019, for Riyadh, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to attend the third edition of the Future Investment Initiative organized by Saudi’s Public Investment Fund. READ >>> National Judicial Council recommends appointment of four new Justices for Supreme Court. According to a release posted on the...

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National Judicial Council recommends appointment of four new Justices for Supreme Court.

The National Judicial Council-NJC has recommended the appointment of four new Justices for the Supreme Court. They are Justices Adamu Jauro of North-East Zone, Emmanuel Agim of South-South, C. Oseji of South-South and Helen Ogunwumiju of South-West Zone. The council at its meetings also recommended the appointment of four new heads of court, 13 judicial...

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Federal Road Safety Corps, Akwa Ibom State Sector command confirms death of two commuters at Urua Ekpa junction in Uyo.

Federal Road Safety Corps, Akwa Ibom State Sector command confirms death of two commuters at Urua Ekpa junction in Uyo.

Federal Road Safety Corps FRSC in the state has confirmed that two persons lost their lives in a motor accident which occurred on Wednesday on Urua Ekpa junction in Uyo, the state capital. The Sector Commander, FRSC, Sunday Oghenekaro, who disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Uyo said that the accident, which involved...

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo harps on need for national unity.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for building of bridges across religions and ethnic nationalities in order to ensure a better society. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (photo credit…the whistler.ng) Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement in Abuja, said the vice president made the call during a visit of a delegation from US-based Bridgeway Community...

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Abak Local Government Chairman Imoh Williams visits flood affected area, assures residents of quick intervention.

Abak Local Government Chairman Imoh Williams visits flood affected area, assures residents of quick intervention.

The chairman, Abak Local Government Area, Barrister Imoh Williams has visited flood affected areas in Abak Local Government Area with an assurance of swift response by the Government to curb the menace. Represented by the Supervisor for Works, Etopima Ekpo, the Chairman on reaching the scene, decried the Ugly Situation that has befallen his people...

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Senate President Ahmed Lawan pledges National Assembly’s support to EFCC in fight against corruption.

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has called for the inclusion of anti-corruption course in schools’ curricula to reduce the menace of corruption in the country. Senate President Ahmed Lawan Special Adviser -Media to the Senate President, Ola Awoniyi, quoted Lawan in a statement as making the call while declaring open the third Economic and Financial Crimes...

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UK Members of Parliament reject Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plans to approve Brexit deal.

UK Members of Parliament reject Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plans to approve Brexit deal.

British Members of Parliament have rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plans to approve his Brexit deal by October 31, minutes after giving preliminary approval to the agreement. MPs voted by a majority of 14 to reject his timetable to push through the legislation this week, making it almost inevitable that Brexit will be delayed beyond...

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INEC to use Bayelsa Governorship poll as test case for 2023 elections.

Ahead of the Bayelsa state governorship election, the Independent National Electoral Commission – INEC is promising to deliver a successful election that will be an improvement on the 2019 general elections. Speaking in Abuja at a roundtable on INEC’s preparedness for the election, the director general of the electoral institute Sa’ad Idris, assured Nigerians that...

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Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika harps on maintenance of proper hygiene and sanitary conditions in the country’s airports.

Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika The minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika is insisting on the maintenance of proper hygiene and sanitary conditions in the country’s airports. He was speaking during the ministry’s budget defense before the House of Representatives committee on Aviation. He responded to two questions on the Enugu airport and hygiene...

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Senate President Ahmed Lawan pledges National Assembly’s support to the EFCC and ICPC in fight against corruption.

Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan, has said that the National Assembly would provide necessary support to anti-graft agencies in the fight against corruption. Lawan said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission – EFCC and Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission – ICPC are the leading government agencies in anti-corruption. He said the  9th...

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form government ahead of deadline,

Israel’s long-standing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he cannot form a government, handing the opportunity to his political rival. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Netanyahu has been in power for the past decade but was unable to secure a majority after September’s elections failed to produce a clear winner. His rival Benny Gantz of...

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Paris reveals golden Marianne logo for 2024 Olympics.

The logo for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics, depicting the Olympic flame within a gold medal, has been unveiled in host city Paris. The circular design with Paris 2024 in the art deco style which was in vogue in 1924 when Paris last hosted the Games, also incorporates the lips and outline of Marianne, the...

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