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Items filtered by date: Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Sad End For C’River Varsity Final Year Student *From Exam hall to the grave

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He had just finished his examination at the Cross River University of Technology where he studied engineering. He has spent the last five years in that school and hoped to graduate this year.

But on Monday, just after he left the examination hall, he was brought down by some guys suspected to be cultists. While some said James was shot and killed, others said he was actually axed to death. His assailants made sure he had breathed his last before they left him.

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Sad End For C’River Varsity Final Year Student *From Exam hall to the grave

  • Published in News

He had just finished his examination at the Cross River University of Technology where he studied engineering. He has spent the last five years in that school and hoped to graduate this year.

But on Monday, just after he left the examination hall, he was brought down by some guys suspected to be cultists. While some said James was shot and killed, others said he was actually axed to death. His assailants made sure he had breathed his last before they left him

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My Track Records Will Speak For Me, Says Lokpobiri

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Immediate past minister of state for agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri says he will pick the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) without stress and go ahead to win the Bayelsa state November 16 governorship election due to his antecedents.

The pioneer Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly made the assertion while presenting letters of appointment to all eight local government, 24 constituency and 105 ward Lokpobiri campaign coordinators at the campaign secretariat in Yenagoa.

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Uneasy calm in Choba after killing of CDC Chair

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Residents of Choba communityin the Obio/AkporLocal Government Area of Rivers state have continued to live in fear, following the unrest in the community as a result of criminal activities of some youths.

For months now, the community has continually recorded series of clashes between cult group, the police and members of the community. In some cases, people sustain injuries without lives being lost while in other cases, lives were lost.

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Ogoni women move against Shell’s return

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The Federation of Ogoni Women's Association( FOWA) has rejected plans by the federal government to forcefully resume oil production in Ogoni land.

President of FOWA, Mrs Namon Nwinde who spoke at the MOSOP Secretariat in Bori, traditional headquarter of the Ogoni people at the end of a meeting of FOWA leaders on last Friday said "Ogoni women completely reject the planned return of state repression, killings and rape of Ogoni women under the cover of oil resumption in Ogoni"

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My plans for Bekwarra people - Legislator

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A member of the Cross River State House of Assembly, Mr Edward Ajang, who represents the Bekwarra State constituency, has said that he will want his people to remember him for bills he would initiate that will turn the constituency around positively.

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End of the road for Calabar thief

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It was a sad end for an alleged armed robber who was in the habit of terrorising parts of Calabar, disposing people of their belongings. Last week, luck ran out on him and he was burnt to death by a mob.

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Who has A’Ibom’s free education helped?

 

TWELVE YEARS OF IMPLEMENTATION OF THE FREE AND COMPULSORY PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION IN AKWA IBOM STATE, PAULINUS NTA undertakes an ANALYSIS OF THE POLICY

The free and compulsory education policy, which was introduced by the Godswill Akpabio’s administration in his first term, received a sweeping commendation. Predicated on the foundation that was laid by Obong Victor Attah, where the policy spanned from primary to junior Secondary School (Public Schools), a flood gate was opened for Akwa Ibom citizens and residents who could not afford the high cost of education to avail themselves of the opportunity to embrace secondary education for free.

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