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Christian Atsu ‘found under rubble’ after Turkey earthquake

There are optimistic reports on Tuesday surrounding Christian Atsu, with the latest from Turkey claiming the footballer has been found under the rubble of a building following an earthquake in southern Turkey. A 7.8 magnitude tremor struck  the  region and northern Syria early on Monday morning, before a subsequent 7.5 magnitude quake. A major rescue operation is underway […]

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INEC raises concern over unclaimed PVCs in Anambra

The Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Anambra State, Queen Agwu, has said about 132,623 Permanent Voter Cards are yet to be claimed in the 21 local government areas of the state. Agwu stated this on Wednesday at the INEC headquarters in Awka, Anambra State, while raising concern about the situation. […]

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Cash withdrawal limits: Senate grills CBN chiefs tomorrow

The Senate will on Friday grill two deputy governors of the Central Bank of Nigeria over the cash withdrawal limit policy unveiled by the apex bank on Tuesday. The red chamber planned to seek clarifications on the new directive which restricts over-the-counter cash withdrawal by individuals and organisations to N100,000 and N500,000, respectively, per week. […]

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Recognise Akpabio as senatorial candidate, court orders INEC

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to recognise the former Minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio, as an All Progressives Congress Senatorial candidate. The court ordered the electoral umpire to accept and publish Akpabio’s name as APC senatorial candidate for Akwa Ibom North/West senatorial district in 2023. In […]

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TRIBUTES TO THE QUEEN

All Premier League matches this weekend have been postponed as a mark of respect following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, it was announced on Friday. The English top flight took the decision despite guidance from the British government that cancelling sporting events was not compulsory during a period of national mourning. “At a meeting […]

Award winning Afro Pop singer, Davido is set to headline another big stage at Hot 97’s annual summer Jam concert in the American State of New York. An excited Davido broke the news via his twitter page on tuesday, while sharing some of the big stars that will perform at the summer Concert. Artistes billed […]

It is no longer news that the Nigerian Senate has approved N30,000 as the new official minimum wage. According to reports, the approval came subsequent to the submission of the report of the ad hoc committee set up to review the minimum wage. Meanwhile, the committee was headed by Senator Francis Alimikhena. However, the decision […]

News making the rounds in the media space has it that the Nigerian HIV/AIDs Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) has shown that Akwa Ibom has the highest prevalence rate of HIV in the country. According to reports recently released by (NAIIS), about 5.5 per cent of the people living with HIV in Nigeria are in […]

There are optimistic reports on Tuesday surrounding Christian Atsu, with the latest from Turkey claiming the footballer has been found under the rubble of a building following an earthquake in southern Turkey. A 7.8 magnitude tremor struck  the  region and northern Syria early on Monday morning, before a subsequent 7.5 magnitude quake. A major rescue operation is underway […]

The Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Anambra State, Queen Agwu, has said about 132,623 Permanent Voter Cards are yet to be claimed in the 21 local government areas of the state. Agwu stated this on Wednesday at the INEC headquarters in Awka, Anambra State, while raising concern about the situation. […]

The Senate will on Friday grill two deputy governors of the Central Bank of Nigeria over the cash withdrawal limit policy unveiled by the apex bank on Tuesday. The red chamber planned to seek clarifications on the new directive which restricts over-the-counter cash withdrawal by individuals and organisations to N100,000 and N500,000, respectively, per week. […]

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to recognise the former Minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio, as an All Progressives Congress Senatorial candidate. The court ordered the electoral umpire to accept and publish Akpabio’s name as APC senatorial candidate for Akwa Ibom North/West senatorial district in 2023. In […]

All Premier League matches this weekend have been postponed as a mark of respect following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, it was announced on Friday. The English top flight took the decision despite guidance from the British government that cancelling sporting events was not compulsory during a period of national mourning. “At a meeting […]

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Former Nigerian Super Eagles goalkeeper and second most capped player with 101 Appearances Vincent Enyeama has thrown the Nigerian football league niche into a frenzy with his recent acknowledgment of his availability and zeal to return to active football in the Nigerian Professional Football League. The former captain who notably made a career in France […]

After a series of heated discussions, the Academic Staff Union of Universities has decided to extend its ongoing strike, The decision was taken after the National Executive Council meeting at the union’s headquarters at the University of Abuja on Monday morning. ASUU had declared the commencement of a strike on Monday, February 14, 2022, at […]

As the 2023 general elections in Nigeria draw near, journalists and other media professionals in Akwa Ibom State have been charged to promote accountability, transparency and social inclusion in their reportage before and during the polls. This was the position made at a one-day training for journalists in Uyo, the state capital, tagged ‘Prioritizing Anti-Corruption […]

Human rights lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, has made a case for urgent review of Nigeria’s Criminal Justice System. Barrister Inibehe, who made the call in an interview shortly after he was released from the Uyo Correctional facility yesterday, decried what he termed incarceration of  innocent persons in correctional centres across the country with so many of […]


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