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Daily Archives: October 19, 2018

Many shades of Calabar Carnival 2017

Calabar Carnival 2017: Since 2004 when former Governor of Cross River State, Mr. Donald Etim Duke, introduced the Calabar Carnival, as part of activities to mark Christmas celebrations, the quality of the celebration in the state has dramatically changed. And [...]

January 7, 2018 General

Violence marks Delta council poll

Widespread violence characterised yesterday’s council poll in Delta State, but Ughelli North, Ughelli South and Aniocha North local councils were the main theatres of war. While the Delta State Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC) office in Ughelli North Local Council was [...]

January 7, 2018 Government and politics

‘Why 2018 budget may not be ready in first quarter’

Hopes of reversing some of the negative trends in the nation’s economy may be dimmed by the Federal Government’s inability to fix the problems that have bedevilled 2018 budget preparations. In fact, some lawmakers have confirmed to The Guardian that [...]

January 7, 2018 Government and politics

Board appointments: APC did not vet the final list, says Oyegun

Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, the National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), has exonerated the party from the appointment of dead persons as chairmen and members of boards of government parastatals and agencies. Odigie-Oyegun told newsmen on Saturday in Abuja that the [...]

January 7, 2018 Government and politics

Notorious kidnapper, Wani killed

The notorious kidnapper, Mr. Don Wani, who masterminded the killing of 23 persons in Omoku in Rivers state,  has been killed. Wani, a suspected militant leader, was confirmed killed in a combined operation by the Department of State Services (DSS) [...]

January 7, 2018 Crime