National Assembly sets to adopt NDDC budget

The National Assembly is set to pass the budget of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

This follows the laying of the reports of the Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission by both chambers of the National Assembly. Continue reading “National Assembly sets to adopt NDDC budget”

Revive ALSCON at Ikot Abasi – Onofiok Luke cries

—-Onofiok Luke Cries Out To FG

The Member representing Etinan/Nsit Ibom/Nsit Ubium Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Mr Onofiok Luke, has called on the Federal Government to revive the abandoned Aluminium Smelter Company of Nigeria (ALSCON) in Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State. Continue reading “Revive ALSCON at Ikot Abasi – Onofiok Luke cries”

Breaking: Court convicts Olisa Metuh of Laundering N400m

The Federal High Court in Abuja today convicts Mr Olisa Metuh guilty of money laundering in the sum of N400 million.

The trial judge, Justice Okon Abang, found the former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) guilty on Tuesday while Continue reading “Breaking: Court convicts Olisa Metuh of Laundering N400m”

Egypt: Former President Hosni Mubarak dies at 91

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, who ruled the North African country for 30 years until a violent uprising, has died aged 91.

Mubarak was overthrown in 2011 and he was the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings that swept the region.
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Corona virus: A determinant of global economic supremacy?

– Ini Ememobong

There have been widespread projections and near unanimity of forecasts that the GDP of China will pass that of the USA by 2040, unless the miraculous happens. Economists and development experts posit that the China overtake is a near certainty, except an economic miracle spurred by an out-of-this -world invention like the internet or Apple phone births in America. Continue reading “Corona virus: A determinant of global economic supremacy?”

Bayelsa: Falana Says Supreme Court Is Wrong, Lacks Jurisdiction

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has reacted to the judgment of the Supreme Court on the governorship election in Bayelsa State.

In an exclusive with Channels Television, he said the apex court made a mistake when it treated a pre-election matter as a post-election case. Continue reading “Bayelsa: Falana Says Supreme Court Is Wrong, Lacks Jurisdiction”

Opinion: Akwa Ibom and the bloody tears of our Oro brothers

By Daniel Etokidem

Certain atrocities cry out to God for vengeance. The land needs healing. The cry of our Oro brothers may one day unleash a fury of unimaginable proportion from the gods against Akwa Ibom and all its inhabitants. Not many may agree with me especially those who have continually conspired against the Oro nation for their personal benefit.

This state, history notes, was founded on a tripod. Many folks familiar with the story of our creation have affirmed this position. But what we have today is a bastardization of the accord we had at creation. Continue reading “Opinion: Akwa Ibom and the bloody tears of our Oro brothers”

Opinion: The politics of social media: its fancies, perils and the way forward

Facebook and indeed the social media are, to me, one of the “freshest” wonders of the world. Mass messages are sent to a mass number of persons over a wide geographical spread within a very short period of time with immediate feedback, to complete the communication circle. Continue reading “Opinion: The politics of social media: its fancies, perils and the way forward”

Breaking: Yahoo boys kill Aso Rock Director

ABUJA—MORE facts have emerged on how Ms Dagan Laetitia Naankang, mother of two and an Assistant Director, Administration, State House, Abuja was gruesomely murdered.

The 47-year-old lady was killed by gunmen in her Abuja residence on Monday night after she left the State House about 8 pm. Continue reading “Breaking: Yahoo boys kill Aso Rock Director”