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Akpabio's Ibom Tropicana: As Useless As Ever

Akpabio's Ibom Tropicana: As Useles…

Heralded as the dream veh...

I'll Make Cross River First Open Defecation Free State In Nigeria –Ayade

I'll Make Cross River First Open De…

Cross River State governo...

Tribunal: Guber Candidates Forum Knocks A'Ibom APC

Tribunal: Guber Candidates Forum Kn…

  As the State All Progr...

Epidemic Looms As Refuse Dumps Flood  Uyo

Epidemic Looms As Refuse Dumps Floo…

Residents of Uyo, the Akw...

“I Spent Nine Years In UNICAL To Get My Ph.D”

“I Spent Nine Years In UNICAL To Ge…

It was a moment of joy an...

I Won't Stop Pushing For Women's Rights -Dickson's Wife

I Won't Stop Pushing For Women's Ri…

Wife of the governor of B...

Progress Of Work On Calabar-Odukpani Junction Road Dualisation Excites Ayade

Progress Of Work On Calabar-Odukpan…

Cross River state governo...

Bloody Land Dispute:  A'Ibom Community Petitions NJC, Police

Bloody Land Dispute: A'Ibom Commun…

The people of Ifa Ikot Ak...

Curbing Perennial Flooding In Bayelsa

Curbing Perennial Flooding In Bayel…

Expectedly, the rains are...

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Shocking! Graduates End Up As Keke Riders In Port Harcourt

It was under the regime of a former president, Olusegun Obasanjo that what has now become an acceptable means of transportation-the tricycle, popularly called Keke NAPEP-was introduced. It became very popular in various states across the country, when motorcycles, generally known at that time as Okada, were banned because of the dangers they posed to the society. In Rivers State, just as in other parts of the south-south, keke riders are everywhere. In some states, their operations have been restricted to certain parts of the town. EUNICE OLALEYE, in this special report, discovered that many of those operating the Keke are graduates. In the course of the investigations, she encountered one operator who studied medicine, but now makes a living through the tricycle in Port Harcourt.

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Calabar South: Criminals Still Rule Here

In the recent past, Calabar South has witnessed a violent wave of crime and inter-cult clashes in the area. A survey of most suburbs in the bustling city shows that causes of this wave of crime include skirmishes among popular area boys on supremacy tussles- people with no sustainable means of income generation who resort to crime as a source of mitigating this effect.

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