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FEATURED NEWS

Trump impeachment: Senate Adopts Rules After Long Debate On Trial’s First...

The US Senate has adopted ground rules for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial after nearly 13 hours of rancorous debate on the first day. Democratic...

Experts Say International Standards Can Help Two Billion People Get Access...

By Akanimo Sampson With nearly two billion people in seven countries including Nigeria, lacking access to the mainstream financial system of the world, experts have...

Rep Chinda Proposes Mixed Parliamentary System For Nigeria

A member of House of Representatives in the country has called for adoption of a more manageable, realistic and pragmatic system that can proffer...

ECONOMY

Experts Say International Standards Can Help Two Billion People Get Access...

By Akanimo Sampson With nearly two billion people in seven countries including Nigeria, lacking access to the mainstream financial system of the world, experts have...

Dec. 2 Elections: A‘Ibom Police Command Issues Shoot-At-Sight Order

Akwa Ibom State Police Command Wednesday issued a shoot-at-sight order on anybody with unauthorized arms during December 2 local government elections especially thugs, warning...

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

Eco currency

English Speaking WA Countries Reject Adoption of “Eco” By Francophone Countries

The governments of the West African Monetary Zone, WAMZ, on the ECOWAS Single Currency Programme, mainly English speaking countries in West Africa, have rejected...
Prostitute

West Africa: UN Agency Out To Reveal How Girls, Women Invade Gold Mines As...

By Akanimo Sampson A 21-year-old Mariam, the eldest of five children, left Burkina Faso after her father’s death to support her family and pay for...
Imo House of Assembly

Drama As 9 Imo Lawmakers Defect To APC

Less than one week after the swearing-in of Hope Uzodinma as the Imo governor, nine lawmakers of the Imo state House of Assembly, have...
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New Minimum Wage: A’Ibom Workers Should Disregard The Announcement As Negotiations Are Inconclusive, NLC...

By: Israel Umoh The trade dispute between Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Akwa Ibom Council and the state government is far from being over as this...
Atiku Abubakar

Insecurity: Atiku Supports Community Policing

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has pledged his support for the community, state and zonal policing to complement the effort of the Federal...
Pad

Sanitary Pads Among 20 Basic Items Exempted From 7.5% VAT

Sanitary pads are among the 20 basic food items in the Finance Act 2019 exempted from the new 7.5% Valued Added Tax, VAT expected...
Boko Haram fighters

Scores Die As Boko Haram, ISWAP Fire Themselves

Intense gunfire between two rival jihadist groups in northeast Nigeria has left several fighters dead, two sources with close knowledge of the incident told...
Migrants

IOM: How Migration, Displacement Fuel Population Change In Countries

By Akanimo Sampson Migration is becoming a key contributor to population change in some countries, a report by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has...
President Buhari

Buhari Wants N’Assembly to Exempt Aviation Agencies from Taxes, Remittance of Revenue

Three Executive Bills currently before the House of Representatives, want three aviation agencies, to stop paying taxes to government and remitting of funds generated...
Mohamed Salah

Liverpool Power Past Man Utd, Go 16 Points Clear

Liverpool stretched their commanding lead at the top of the Premier League to 16 points and advantage over Manchester United to 30 as goals...

FOOD & RECIPES

Ibom Orange Festival on Display

The Ibom Orange Festival painted Uyo, Akwa Ibom capital red. The event held on September 16 at the prestigious Ibom Unity Park, Udo Udoma...

FITNESS

5 Benefits Of Fasting Weekly- Shares Dietitian

With winter fast approaching, many of people try to stick to a healthy eating plan to avoid gaining the excess kilos during the colder...

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

Health Tips: The Best Supplements For Men

Here’s a secret that you probably won’t hear from your friends at the gym: As long as you’re eating a healthy, balanced diet, there’s...

10 Health Benefits of Honey

By Kris Gunnars For human race, honey has been found to be both food and medicine. High in beneficial plant compounds and offers several health...
African walnut

10 Health Benefits Of African Walnut

Walnuts belong to the class of beans that are usually consumed as a light snack. Although the shape is smaller than peanuts in general,...
Prof. Isaac Adewole, Minister of Health

Resident Doctors Threaten To Embark On Strike After June 2

The Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, has threatened to embark on strike after its scheduled meeting on June 2. Dr Ugochukwu Eze, the NARD...
Men have been told to handle the breast of their women with care because it is fragile part of a woman’s anatomy

Stop Squeezing Your Woman’s Breasts, Medical Doctor Tells Men

Men have been told to handle the breast of their women with care because it is fragile part of a woman’s anatomy, the President...

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

US President Trump

Trump impeachment: Senate Adopts Rules After Long Debate On Trial’s First Day

The US Senate has adopted ground rules for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial after nearly 13 hours of rancorous debate on the first day. Democratic...
Global Financial System

Experts Say International Standards Can Help Two Billion People Get Access To Mainstream Financial...

By Akanimo Sampson With nearly two billion people in seven countries including Nigeria, lacking access to the mainstream financial system of the world, experts have...
TOTAL

As Demand For Public Electric Vehicle Grows, French Oil Giant Wins Charging Points Deal...

By Akanimo Sampson Total, a French oil major, has been awarded Europe’s largest concession contract for Electric Vehicles (EV) charging by the ‘Metropolitan Region Amsterdam...
Femi Fani Kayode

Amotekun: FFK Knocks Miyetti Allah’s Scribe; Tinubu Throws Weight Behind The Outfit

The recent launching of Amotekun, a security outfit, by the six governors of the South-West Region has received knocks and barbs from some people...
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New Minimum Wage: A’Ibom Workers Should Disregard The Announcement As Negotiations Are Inconclusive, NLC...

By: Israel Umoh The trade dispute between Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Akwa Ibom Council and the state government is far from being over as this...

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