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By Isaac Olamikan  -  Edo   Speaker, Edo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Engr. Victor Sabor Edoror, has condemned the way and manner the security agencies in the state extra judicially kill people in the state. He made this condemnation when the Conference of Non-Governmental Organisations (CONGO’s...

By Daniel Abia –  P/Harcourt   A combined team of police operatives from Rivers and Imo State commands have stormed and overran the Aggah ‘evil forest’, a notorious hideout for cultists and serial kidnappers in an operation that lasted over three hours. The police also arrested of 15 suspects and recovered cache of arms and ammunition during the operation. Aggah...

By Emma Arubi  -  Warri   THE Co-ordinator, Delta Ijaw Oil and Gas Producing Communities, Chief Favour Izuokumor has said that the ultimatum issued to the State Government on the proposed renaming of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, (DESOPADEC) to Delta State Oil Producing Ethnic Nationalities which expired on Monday had been withdrawn...

Idongesit Ashameri –  Uyo    Residents of Uyo Capital city have blamed the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDCO) for the upsurge in rate of armed robbery cases in Akwa Ibom State. The residents said that the failure PHEDCO to ensure availability of power in the state and the consequent total blackout experienced in most parts of the state...

By John Dugbe  -  Ughelli The management of Saipem Nigeria Limited, handlers of the Southern Swamp Gas Gathering Project (SSGGP), has been advised to address its host communities’ demands before mobilising to site in order not to invoke the wrath  of the host communities. Dr. Randy Tam Zimughan and Friday Martins, Coordinating Chairman and General Secretary/Norgbene...

By Idongesit Ashameri  -  Uyo   The Commissioner of Police, Akwa Ibom State command, CP Gabriel Achong will bow out of the Nigerian Police Force on Friday July 31, 2015 after 35 years of service. Achong enlisted into the police an officer on August 1, 1980. He told newsmen at the Ikot Akpanabia Headquarters of the State Police Command, on Sunday that the  formal...

By Victor Otuya & Macaulay Wilson –  Asaba   A management consultant and public policy analyst Mr. Barry Pere Gbe, has identified proper management of the nation’s strategic resources as the panacea for the sustainable growth and economic development of the country. The management expert who was the guest speaker at the annual general meeting of the Sapele...

By Idongesit Ashameri –  Uyo   Uyo Capital City Development Authority (UCCDA) in conjunction with security agents on Friday raided Ekpene Ukim community in Uruan Local Government Area (LGA) of Akwa Ibom State, bulldozed uncountable number of houses, including a building where the corpse of a 130-year-old man was kept while his funeral arrangements was going...

By Idongesit Ashameri Uyo The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Akwa Ibom command has warned vandals in the state to steer clear of government property or risk unpleasant consequences. The State Commandant, Mr Emmanuel Ojeniyi who gave the warning in Uyo on Wednesday during a chat with newsmen, said the command would not relent in its mandate to protect...

By Victor Otuya Asaba Delta State governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, the Asagba of Asaba, HRM, Prof. Chike Edozie and the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse II are among notable sons of Delta slated to receive the Delta Role Model Biennia Award. Others on the list include former Minister of Information, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, President General of the Urhobo Progress Union, UPU,...