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Niger Delta monarchs laud Buhari’s anti-corruption fight

The Traditional Rulers of Oil Mineral Producing Communities of Nigeria, have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for making conscious efforts to eliminate corruption in the country.

No safe water for 57million Nigerians – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said about 57 million Nigerians lack access to safe water supply, and more than half of these people live in the rural community.

NSCDC impounds 71,500 litres of adulterated petroleum products

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps in Akwa Ibom has impounded 71, 500 litres of adulterated petroleum products at an illegal petroleum dump site in Ikot-Udoma, Eket Local Government Area.

My morale to rule has been bolstered – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the support and prayers offered by Nigerians while he was away on medical vacation in London, has bolstered his morale to serve the country.

Nigerians will soon see the effects of our efforts – Adeosun

Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, says there is an urgent need to reposition the federation account allocation committee for better performance through efficient management of resources.

Bakassi IDPs protest abduction of 4 Nigerian chiefs by gendarmes

Nigerian Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs) of the Bakassi Peninsula thursday protested the non-release of four Nigerian chiefs by the Cameroonian Gendarmes 12 days after their adoption.

Adeosun canvasses fiscal discipline, rational resource allocation

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has advised all tiers of government to strive for fiscal discipline, improved revenue generation, rational allocation and efficient use of resources if the economy is to move back to sustainable growth and development.

Police arrest suspect linked to Uyo robbery

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested a suspect in connection with the robbery incident in Uyo, the state capital.

UNICEF partners media on improved access to water, sanitation

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday called for collaboration between media and government to ensure improved access to water and sanitation by the populace.

Police shoots man for picking stolen money in Akwa Ibom

The police in Akwa Ibom State on Wednesday shot a resident for allegedly picking stolen money which dropped along Wellington Bassey Way, Uyo.

Over 15 million Nigerians lack access to potable water – UNICEF

Over 15 million Nigerians still drink water from rivers, lakes, ponds, streams and irrigation canals, a United Nation Children’s Fund, UNICEF, specialist, Moustapha Niang, has said.

Capital imported into Nigeria increases 95% in Q2 2017 – NBS

The value of capital imported into Nigeria in the second quarter of 2017 rose by $884.1 million to stand at $1.79 billion, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has said.

Buhari backs Western Sahara agitation, but rejects Biafra – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari’s support for Western Sahara agitation to break away from Morocco and the self-determination demand of Palestinians and his rejection of Igbo demand to secede from Nigeria has shown the President as a hypocrite.

‎Akwa Ibom gov rejects operator’s termination of Ibom Hotel contract

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has rejected Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ termination of its contract with the state government.

APC-led administration in Kogi is a disaster – Ogbeha

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State, Senator Tunde Ogbeha, has expressed displeasure over the present state of governance in the state.

Why we took custody of 600 contraband snakes, others – UNIUYO

The University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has given reasons why the institution undertook the custody of over 600 snakes, millipedes and other animals, which Nigerian Customs Service seized in Calabar, Cross River State.

Jungle justice a reflection of Nigerians’ temperament – Commissioner

Akwa Ibom State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Uwemedimo Nwoko, made this assertion in an interview in Uyo, saying jungle justice was not lack of faith in the nation’s criminal justice administration system but has to do with people’s temperament.

Smugglers of imported snakes disappear from custody

The two suspects that were arrested in connection with the smuggling of consignments containing 140 different species of snakes and 660 other animals imported into Nigeria from Cameroon have disappeared from the custody of the Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Services in Cross River State.

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