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Akwa Ibom asks Nigerian government to review boundary laws to reduce conflicts

The Akwa Ibom State Government Saturday asked the federal government to review the National Boundary Commission (NBC) Act as a measure to manage raging border conflicts across the federation.

Akwa Ibom deputy governor seeks special funding for boundary crises resolution

Akwa Ibom Deputy Governor Mr Moses Ekpo on Saturday urged the Federal Government to provide the National Boundary Commission (NBC) with special intervention funds to enable it to resolve critical boundary crises nationwide.
Charles Aniagwu

Talent development key to curbing unemployment – Delta commissioner

The Delta Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, has identified talent development as a critical factor in generating employment and curbing youth restiveness.

NEPC: Zero oil plan critical to Nigeria’s economy

Mr Segun Awolowo, the Executive Secretary, Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC), says active implementation of the Zero Oil Plan will boost Nigeria’s foreign exchange earnings in the face of economic contraction caused by COVID-19 pandemic.

Senator Okon: National Assembly should stop water bill to avert catastrophe

Elder statesman and former member of the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly, Senator Anietie Okon, has warned that Nigeria will be doomed if the National Assembly passes the Water Resources Bill into law.
Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel says it is unsafe to reopen schools in the state in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Akwa Ibom governor reiterates commitment to developing aviation sector

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has reiterated the commitment and determination of his administration to making the state-owned Airline, Ibom Air, and the entire aviation sector a world-class.
The National Agricultural Land Development Authority, NALDA, Monday, disclosed of engaging young people in mechanized agriculture and modern technology in farming.

Don: Inconsistency of policies hinders agricultural business in Nigeria

Prof. Nyaudo Ndaeyo, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Uyo (UNIUYO), says inconsistency of policies hinders agricultural business in the country.
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Nigeria records four deaths, 216 new virus cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced four deaths and 216 fresh cases of COVID-19, taking the total infections in the country to 54, 463.

INEC swears-in Tella Rahmon as resident commissioner

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has sworn-in Dr Tella Rahmon as a Resident Electoral Commissioner.
Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

Community petitions Reps speaker, ICPC over abandoned NDDC projects

Natives of Uboro Oro in Urue Offong Oruko local government area of Akwa Ibom state have deplored the spate of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) road projects in the area.
Following the resumption of flight operations at the Akanu Ibiam International airport Enugu, a new airline, United Nigeria Airlines has commenced a novel flight route from Enugu to Port Harcourt and vis versa.

Enugu Airport: New Airline debuts with Enugu-Port Harcourt route

Following the resumption of flight operations at the Akanu Ibiam International airport Enugu, a new airline, United Nigeria Airlines has commenced a novel flight route from Enugu to Port Harcourt and vis versa.
Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel says it is unsafe to reopen schools in the state in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Akwa Ibom yet to implement post-coronavirus recommendations

Akwa Ibom State Government is yet to implement the recommendations of the post coronavirus economic reconstruction committee report submitted several months to governor Udom Emmanuel.
Mike Igini

Edo guber: Mike Igini slams N1 billion libel suit on APC campaign

Akwa-Ibom Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mike Igini, is demanding N1 billion damages from the All Progressives Congress (APC) media campaign chairman in Edo State, John Mayaki, for alleged defamation of character.
The Minister of State, Education, Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said this while answering questions at the 52nd joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja.

Ministry: All virus-infected WASSCE candidates have recovered

The Ministry of Education announced on Monday, August 31, 2020 that all final year secondary school students who tested positive for COVID-19 have recovered.

Group tasks multinational oil companies on social responsibility

Oil/Gas Multinational Companies operating in Eastern Obolo local government area of Akwa-Ibom state have been urged to stand up to their Corporate Social Responsibility to host communities.
Former Aviation Minister, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode’s outburst against Daily Trust Newspapers reporter has not addressed the fundamental question raised by the journalist- Who funds the trip of Fani Kayode into the states he recently visited?

Group to honour Daily Trust reporter assaulted by Femi Fani-Kayode

A nongovernment group Sha’aya’u Sarkin-Fawa Foundation in Zamfara state is set to give an award of ‘Resilient Journalist’ to Eyo Charles, the Daily Trust journalist assaulted by former aviation minister Femi Fani-Kayode in Calabar.
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Edo guber: APC, REC bicker over ‘rigging plan’

Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Akwa Ibom State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mike Igini, yesterday, engaged in verbal war as the APC alleged that Governor Godwin Obaseki has engaged the REC to manipulate the September 19 governorship election.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police, soldiers clash with ‘cult members’ in Akwa Ibom

It was gathered trouble started when policemen tried to disperse of group of young men in uniform who had gathered for a burial ceremony at Use Offot community in Uyo.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm DPO, Inspector’s death in Sokoto

The Sokoto State Police Command has confirmed the death of the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) and an Inspector attached to Gidan Madi Division in Tangaza Local Government Area of the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police warns Zamfara APC against intervening in security issues

The Zamfara Police Command has warned the leadership of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state to avoid intervening in security issues.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo election: Governor Obaseki declares Friday work-free

Ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Edo State, the government has declared Friday, September 18, 2020, as a work-free day.
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Zamfara APC expels Sirajo Garba, 125 others for violating NEC order

The Seven-Man Disciplinary Committee Set up by Zamfara State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has expelled Sirajo Garba and 125 others for violating National Executive Council resolution of the party and anti-party activities.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said it had deployed no fewer than 1,500 of its personnel to provide security during the Sept. 19 Edo governorship election.

FRSC: Road accident kills five, injures five in Oyo

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of five persons and injury of five in an accident involving a truck and a Mazda bus in Saki area of Oyo State.