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Items filtered by date: June 2018

Security Votes To Governors: A Pocket Money?

One of the greatest challenges of governance in the south- south, and indeed in all parts of the country today is security. An undisclosed sum of money is provided for the various states in the name of security vote frequently for the purpose of tackling cases of insecurity. The exact sum is never made public.

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How Ayade's Life-Changing Projects Are Reinventing Cross River

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When a leader with tenacity of purpose, clarity  of vision and definite direction is on the saddle, leadership and followership find themselves in a sizzling romance, each wishing it lasts a life time. This is true of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State and the people of the state. Cross Riverians are ecstatic about their governor and wish he superintendents the affairs of the state for ever but constitutional provisions limit him to two terms of four years.

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What To Do If You Are Arrested Or Detained By The Police

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The Nigerian Police is currently ranked as the worst in the world and has a chequered record of human rights abuses and extra judicial killings. It is common for the police to arrest a member of the public for probable or non-probable cause, reasonable or non-reasonable suspicion, with or without investigation. However, as a citizen, it is your responsibility to know your rights and guard them jealously against any infringements.

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Bakassi,… Day The Displaced Natives Wept For Ayade, Returned Home With Oil Of Gladness

After almost a decade since they were displaced from their ancestral homes, indigenes of Bakassi in Cross River state have not lived a meaningful existence. They have lived a life of deprivation, with little genuine efforts on the part of the federal government to resettle them permanently. Since August 2008 when the oil-rich Bakassi peninsula was ceded to Cameroon during the administration of former president Olusegun Obasanjo, it has been one sorry tale after another for the displaced people. Nine years and ten months on, they still live in camps in spite of assurances from various agencies of government and international agencies that their plight will be

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Bayelsa’s Ox-Bow Lake:,… Where Are Dickson’s Dream Interpreters?

The Ox-Bow Lake is tucked at a corner of Yenagoa. Overtime, most parts of the bean-shaped lake had been kept pristine, except for an area which is being dredged and sand filled. A neatly tarred road leads to the imposing edifice that houses the grand pavilion and the Yenagoa Boat Club constructed by the present administration of Seriake Dickson.

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Men Feel Intimidated By My Size –Nworgu

Chinyere Nworgu belongs to the group of well fed people. But she, like many in her class, does not want to be called fat. She prefers to be called a plus size lady. Though she grew up in a polygamous home, she did not experience what most children in such homes go through.

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