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FEATURED NEWS

12 Million Nigerians Enjoy FG’s Life-Touching Programmes- Says Uwais

No fewer than 12 million Nigerians have benefited from the various life-touching programmes of the Federal Government. These are School Feeding, Cash Transfer, N-Power, and...

‘It’s Not Over,’ Guardiola Warns City After Madrid Win

Pep Guardiola warned his Manchester City players that Real Madrid are more than capable of a Champions League fightback after a historic 2-1 last...

Calls For Saraki’s Probe For Alleged Funding Of 2015 Buhari’s Election...

Some Nigerians have made off-putting comments, heightening calls for a probe of Dr. Bukola Saraki, Nigeria’s Senate President on alleged spending of more than...

ECONOMY

A’Ibom Joins Top Five Debtor-States, Declares DMO

Akwa Ibom State has joined the top five of the leading debtor-states in the country, according to the latest statistics obtained from the Debt...

Buhari Meets 3 Northern Govs in a Closed-Door Meeting

President Muhammadu on Monday met three Northern governors in a closed-door meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The three governors were Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe...

EDUCATION

Revalidation Of Biometrics: We’re Flooded With Applications For Correction Of Data–JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has said it was overwhelmed with applications for correction of data by candidates who sat for its...

POPULAR ARTICLES

PDP

Next PDP Chairman: Udom’s Unseen Political Masterstroke (2)

By Israel Umoh Since the defection of Senator Godswill Obot Akpabio to All Progressives Congress in August 2018, the political configuration of Akwa Ibom State...
Femi Gbajabiamila

N5.04b Exotic Cars Land Federal Legislators In Abuja Court

By Akanimo Sampson The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, and members of the House have been dragged to Federal High Court, Abuja...
Nigeria, Finland

Why Nigeria Wants To Partner Finland On Economic, Security Challenges

By Akanimo Sampson Nigeria is currently considering Finnish high-tech to address its worrisome economic and security challenges. Mobile technology and advanced software in areas such as...
Resource Persons, Participants at #SMWLagos

Social Media Week: Nigerian Govts Still Think Analogue In A Digital Age- ICT Expert

The dominant role played by a digital form of communication in promoting and growing businesses in the digital age took a centre stage during...
Nigerian Constitution

Lawyer To Senate Panel On Constitution Review: Resolve Aspects Of Federalism By Consensus

By Akanimo Sampson A constitutional lawyer wants the Senate Constitution Review Committee to review all aspects of Nigeria’s federal system by consensus. In a statement issued...
Tyson Fury

FFK Hails Fury For Flooring Wilder In Seventh Round Of WBC Heavyweight Title Rematch

A popular Nigerian social media critic and commentator has hailed Tyson Fury for employing deft boxing tactics to floor Deontay Wider in reclaiming a...
Ben Ayade

Cross River: Hotel Project Sparks Ayade, Navy Land War

By Akanimo Sampson A hotel project by the Nigerian Navy in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, has sparked a seeming bitter land dispute between...
Cote D'Ivoire

Cote d’Ivoire: Fairtrade Certified Cocoa Boosts Farmers’ Earnings By $15.1m

By Akanimo Sampson Sales of Fairtrade certified cocoa from Côte d’Ivoire in the last quarter of 2019 boosted farmers’ earnings by some $15.1 million (€13.8...
Sen. Tayo Alasoadura

N’Delta: FG Calls For Dialogue To Resolve Conflicts

The Federal Government has called on the people of the region to embrace dialogue in order to address issues giving rise to conflicts, agitations...
Paul Ekpo

Akwa Ibom Political Series: A look At Paul Ekpo (1)

Straightnews has begun what is called Akwa Ibom Political Series. The essence is to look at the roles of key players in the political...

FOOD & RECIPES

Abak Afang

Afang is traditionally grown in the tropical area. It is a rich recipe commonly eaten by many families and in restaurants. Afang abak is...

FITNESS

9 Ways to Exercise and Burn Calories on a Busy Schedule

In today’s world, it’s easy to get busy. Technology has certainly made our lives easier, but at the same time, that means we can...

Benefits of Walking at Least 30 Minutes Per Day

REAL ESTATE

SerenaWilliams house

2 US Celebrities Sell Their Houses At $11.25m

Tennis star Serena Williams, Friday last week, sold her Los Angeles house for $8.1 million after listing it for 18 months. Williams had sought $12...
Mr. Maikanti Baru, Group Managing Director of NNPC

NNPC To Raise Funds From Capital Market For 7 oil Projects- Baru

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, would raise funds from the capital market to finance a minimum of seven new oil and gas projects in...
Housing Scheme

China To Invest $300m In Nigeria’s Housing Scheme

Chinese government says it will invest 300 million dollars in Nigeria’s mass housing scheme soon. Mr. Steven Kim, Director, One Belt and One Road, Financial...

Subsidise Housing For Low-Income Earners, Surveyors Urge Govts

Professional surveyors and estate valuers under the auspices of Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers have urged governments at all levels to provide affordable...
His Royal Highness Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud - The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Crown Prince Owns World’s Most Expensive Home worth $300m

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, who is waging an anti-corruption probe and wealth accumulation at home, is the...

HEALTH

Hospital

‘We Killed 32 Games In A’Ibom Hospital’- LG Boss

The General Hospital, Ibiaku Ntok Okpo in Ikono local government area of Akwa Ibom State was built to cater for the health needs of...

Alkaline Foods for Healthy Living

Human body has a pH balance between alkalines and acids. On the pH scale, a rating of 0 is completely acidic, while a rating...

Govt Relives Hope of Ibom Specialist Hospital Becoming Fully Operational

Hope of Akwa Ibom Specialist Hospital, Uyo becoming fully operational is blooming as the state government has concluded plans to recruit new management experts...

10 Uses of Bitter Kola

Bitter kola (also known as Garcinia kola) is cultivated from a flowering plant that is native to sub-tropical or tropical regions of Africa. Bitter kola...
avocado-seeds

10 Benefits Of Avocado Seeds

Avocados are super-food that many people love to eat. After simply scooping out the flesh of a ripe avocado, it can be used in...

TECHNOLOGY

Ajaokuta Steel Mill

Reps Want $1b From ECA For Completion Of Ajaokuta Steel Complex

The House of Representatives will soon commence consideration of a proposal to set aside $1billion dollars from the Excess Crude Account for completion of...
Women in technology

UNCTAD Chief Cries Out: Women In Technology Are Underrepresented, Poorly Funded

By Akanimo Sampson Women in technology are underrepresented and poorly funded, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) eTrade for Women Project Manager,...
Women in Tech

With UN Backing, Women From Developing Countries Are Disrupting The Tech & e-Commerce Industry

By Akanimo Sampson Women are currently battling to shake the table at the technology and e-commerce industry largely dominated by men. There is a surge...
Samsung

Samsung In Deal With Bloom Energy To Produce Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Tech-powered Ships

By Akanimo Sampson Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), a part of Samsung Group, and Bloom Energy have announced a collaboration to design and develop ships powered...
Microsoft

6-Year-Old Nigerian Student Emerges Africa’s Youngest Microsoft Specialist

A six-year-old Nigerian student has emerged Africa’s youngest Microsoft Specialist in the Certiport international certification examination. Master Damilare Akano alongside 200 other students participated in...

TRANSPORTATION

Mrs Maryam Uwais

12 Million Nigerians Enjoy FG’s Life-Touching Programmes- Says Uwais

No fewer than 12 million Nigerians have benefited from the various life-touching programmes of the Federal Government. These are School Feeding, Cash Transfer, N-Power, and...
Man City players celebrating

‘It’s Not Over,’ Guardiola Warns City After Madrid Win

Pep Guardiola warned his Manchester City players that Real Madrid are more than capable of a Champions League fightback after a historic 2-1 last...
Mobile companies

184 Million Are Mobile Subscribers In Nigeria- NCC

A total of 184,426,187 persons are said to be mobile subscribers in the country, a report by National Communications Commission has shown. The major mobile...
Onne Port

Business Not Smooth At Onne Ports, Complain Stakeholders

By Akanimo Sampson Stakeholders at Onne Port in Rivers State say it is far easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a...
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Sanwo-Olu: We Can’t Solve Our Security Challenges If…

By Akanimo Sampson Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State says the security challenges be-devilling Nigeria cannot be wished away so easily without a re-jig of...

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