Supreme Court orders INEC to delineate Bakassi Council

The Supreme Court yesterday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to delineate wards in Bakassi Council of Cross River State so as to give the people a sense of belonging. Delivering judgment on an appeal brought by the INEC

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Dapchi abduction: British military willing to assist – Envoy

The General Advisor, British Military Advisory and Training Team (BMATT) in Nigeria, Major Ian Robertson, while condemning the attack and abduction of scores of students of Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS), Dapchi in Yobe State by suspected Boko Haram insurgents, yesterday,

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Middle age man burnt to dead for snatching phone in Cross River

By Edem Umoh, Calabar A middle age man suspected to be a phone thief was burnt to death at Goldie Street, along the University of Calabar (UNICAL) axis by Eastern Highway in Calabar South Local Government area of Cross River

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Kogi workers to Bello: Pay our salaries

Workers in Kogi State have asked Governor Yahaya Bello to disclose where their salaries are. Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress in the state, Onu Edoka, spoke on behalf of the workers on Friday at an event to mark the

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A’Ibom: Deserted Catholic priest quits celibacy, fixes marriage for March 17

INIOBONG EKPONTA, Uyo   Celebrated Catholic priest, Rev. Father Patrick Henry Edet, who deserted Catholicism about six months ago, has reportedly announced his intention to also quit the lonely life of celibacy compulsorily imbibes by its adherents. The erstwhile Catholic

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Court grants Ekiti monarch bail

An Ekiti State High Court on Friday granted bail to the Olukere of Ikere-Ekiti, Oba Ganiyu Obasoyin, who is standing trial for alleged murder. Ruling on the bail application filed by his counsel, Morakinyo Ogele, Justice Abiodun Adesodun admitted the

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Odigie-Oyegun, Buhari In Closed Door Meeting Over Tinubu’s Letter

By Chidozie Ogbonnaya with agency report National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on Friday met with President Muhammadu Buhari, barely 24 hours after being accused of sabotaging reconciliation efforts in the party. Report emanating from the

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9Mobile sale not yet concluded – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said 9Mobile sale isn’t concluded yet, and Teleology Holding hasn’t been confirmed as the new owner of 9Mobile. In a statement issued Friday, the board of NCC reassured stakeholders of its commitment to ensure

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Anxiety As Armed Cultists Takeover A’Ibom Communities

INIOBONG SUNDAY, Uyo   For the people of Etim Ekpo and Ukanafun Local Government Areas of Akwa Ibom State, life has become meaningless in strange places they have relocated following siege in their communities by armed hoodlums suspected to be cultists.

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Super Highway: C/R communities accuse Gov. Ayade of destroying virgin forest for self gratification

Demand compensation By Patrick Ekpoh, Calabar   Communities affected by the construction of the 260 km Super highway project, undertaken by the government of Cross River state, have accused the state governor, Ben Ayade, of destroying the virgin forest and

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