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Uyo to host “I Love Nigeria’ Concert today

On Ist October, Nigerians will gather at Discovery Park, Uyo for the mother of all concerts tagged  ‘I Love Nigeria Concert”. It will feature performances by lots of artistes, Comedians and dancers in the Niger Delta. According to the organizer, Asteroid Bassey of AKBC TV, the free event is meant …

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Ekong Sampson and the golden ambush, by Ubong Sampson

Imagine a Nigerian who establishes, equips, and funds for years, a tuition free secondary school without blowing a trumpet. Imagine a Nigerian who facilitates employment and empowerment programmes for hundreds of his people, but goes about it very quietly. Imagine a known public servant who sometimes drives himself to work …

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Former Inspector General of Police, Etim Inyang is dead

A former Inspector General of Police, Sir Etim Inyang is dead. He died in Lagos on Monday. A family source who spoke to TheMail on condition of anonymity confirmed that the former police chief died after a brief illness. He died at the age 85. Sir Etim Okon lnyang, born …

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We want financial autonomy – Onofiok Luke

Lawmakers in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly are urging their colleagues nationwide to take advantage of the ongoing constitutional amendment exercise by the National Assembly to advocate for financial autonomy for state legislatures in Nigeria. The Lawmakers believe financial autonomy “will not only entrench distinct identity for the …

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Arc Umoren: Akwa Ibom may sink if…

The MD/CEO of Stainerz Properties Ltd Architect Chris Umoren has warned of an impending disaster waiting to happen in Akwa Ibom due to the effect of land misuse. In a chat with our reporter over the weekend in Uyo, Architect Chris Umoren said people misuse land by having activities in …

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Poor Teacher/Student Ratio: TVS set for Intervention in AKS

Following the poor teacher/student ratio experienced in our public schools, an education management and human resource development organization known as VELTIO has initiated Teachers’ Volunteers Scheme TVS in a bid to intervene in the situation. The intervention plan was made known recently by the Lead Volunteer, Mrs. Eunice Thomas. Mrs. …

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G22 finally bows, declares support for governor

Eminent Akwa Ibom politicians under the aegis of G-22 have put to rest their stand in the political development of the state by throwing their full weight behind the incumbent Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel. G-22, made up of aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2014 gubernatorial primaries had …

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Pension, Killing of Labour Leaders provoke A’Ibom NLC

By Ekemini Simon The last may not have been heard over the effect the killing of Labour leaders in Nassarawa State,  unpaid salaries of workers in some States of the Federation, poor economy and inability of the Akwa Ibom State Government to settle some pension issues have had on the …

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