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2019: Nigerian Army promises to enhance democratic principles

The Nigerian Army has urged its officers and men to continue to ensure that enabling environment is created to enhance democratic process as the country approaches 2019 general elections.

Nigerian Army holds WASA, charges personnel to promote democratic principles

The Nigerian Army has urged its officers and men to continue to ensure that enabling environment is created to enhance democratic process as the country approaches 2019 general elections.
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Veteran highlife musician Emmanuel Ntia passes on at 94

Veteran Nigerian highlife musician and oldest member of Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), Emmanuel Ntia, has passed on at 94.
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NDDC: No project is abandoned under Nsima Ekere

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has clarified that under the current leadership of Nsima Ekere as the Managing Director, no project is abandoned across the nine Niger Delta states covered by the commission.
8 The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State held the State Caucus Meeting on Saturday August 25, 2018 at Amazing Grace Centre, Uyo

Senator Akpabio hails NDDC chief Nsima Ekere for supporting APC membership registration drive, disputes...

Former Senate minority leader Godswill Akpabio has commended the Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Nsima Ekere, for supporting the ongoing membership registration drive and revalidation exercise of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State.
1 The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State held the State Caucus Meeting on Saturday August 25, 2018 at Amazing Grace Centre, Uyo

NDDC chief Nsima Ekere lauded for brokering truce in Akwa Ibom APC

Commended has come the way of the Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere, for facilitating and encouraging the reconciliation process he initiated to bring back members of the former APC State Executive Committee (SEC) who sought to form a parallel SEC of the party.

Governor Emmanuel sacks commissioners for welcoming Senator Akpabio

Two commissioners in Akwa Ibom who received a senator, Godswill Akpabio, at the airport in Uyo have been sacked by Governor Udom Emmanuel.

Ikot Ekpene senatorial district not neglected – Akwa Ibom government

The Akwa Ibom State Government has debunked allegation that Governor Udom Emmanuel administration has neglected Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District in terms development.

NAOWA decries increase of widows in barracks

The Nigerian Army Officers Wives Association (NAOWA), 2 Brigade Chapter, on Saturday decried the increase in the number of widows in the barracks.

Ex-President Jonathan starved NDDC of funds – Nsima Ekere

Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Dr. Nsima Ekere, has stirred the hornet’s nest as he accused former President Goodluck Jonathan of poor funding of the interventionist agency during his administration, which lasted six years.

2019: Abak communities endorse NDDC chief’s governorship ambition

The people of Abak Five in Akwa Ibom State have endorsed the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Obong Nsima Ekere as sole candidate for the 2019 gubernatorial election.

Bank manager, brother drown during picnic at Ibeno Beach

The Manager of Skye Bank Plc, Abak Road Branch, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Ubong Ekpe, is dead.

2019: PDP gives Governor Emmanuel automatic ticket

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State may have shut out other intended aspirants in the party from contesting the 2019 governorship election.

Nigerian Air Force holds combat sports in Uyo

The Nigerian Air Force is holding its Inter-Command Combat Sports Competition in Akwa Ibom State.

Akwa Ibom govt imposes curfew on two local govt areas

The Akwa Ibom State government is stepping up the fight against cult-related violence and killings in the state.

2019: NDDC chief Nsima Ekere urged to enter Akwa Ibom governorship race

Abak Division Development Assembly (ADDA), a frontline political group in Abak, Etim Ekpo, Ika, Ukanafun and Oruk Anam Local Government Areas of Akwa Ibom State, has appealed to the Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere, to run for the governorship seat of the state in 2019.

Suspected cultists kill driver, set bus ablaze in Akwa Ibom

Some suspected robbers of Iceland cult have reportedly attacked a commercial bus belonging to the Akwa Ibom Transport Company, killing the driver while no fewer than eight passengers escaped with bullet wounds.

DPR seals 36 petrol stations in Akwa Ibom

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Eket Field Office said it has sealed 36 petrol stations in Akwa Ibom state over various offences last week.

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Federal government moves to monitor daily consumption of petrol

The Federal Government yesterday said it has taken measures to end the guess work on the millions of litres of Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS) used daily in the county.
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Asiwaju Tinubu pays tribute to Bisi Akande at 80

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader and Co-Chair of the party’s Presidential Campaign Council, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday congratulated former Interim Chairman of the party, Chief Bisi Akande, on his 80th birthday.
Saifuddin Abdullah said the cabinet has decided that no Israeli delegates can enter Malaysia for sporting or other events [Yam G-Jun-The Associated Press]

Malaysia to not host any more events involving Israel

Malaysia's foreign minister has announced that the country will not host any events in the future involving Israel.

NAMA to implement workers’ welfare package

The Managing Director of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Mr. Fola Akinkuotu, has assured that the controversial condition of service for the agency’s workers will be reviewed, adding that the Federal Government has completed modalities for the exercise.
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Roger Federer battles into Australian Open third round

Defending champion Roger Federer reached the Australian Open third round for a 20th straight year on Wednesday but was made to battle all the way by Britain’s Dan Evans before winning 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (7/3), 6-3.