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Udom delivers two aircrafts for Ibom state-owned airline

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State on Wednesday took delivery of two aircraft for operations at the state-owned airline,  Ibom Air. The official unveiling of the aircraft was performed by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, at Obong Victor Attah International Airport in Uyo. In his remarks, Governor Emmanuel described the airline was a monumental achievement

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CUPP accuses Security agencies taping, bugging opposition leaders’ phone calls

THE Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Wednesday, accused the nation’s security and intelligence agencies of not only tapping but also bugging telephone calls of opposition leaders in the country. The coalition alleged that the Nigerian Army, Nigeria Police, the Department of State Services, DSS among others were recording telephone calls, conversation and locations

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Nigerian Ambassador reacts to deportation of 723 Nigerians From Ghana Over Cybercrime, Prostitution

Michael Abikoye, the Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, has described the deportation of Nigerians by the Ghana Immigration Service as an "improper act". He stated this at a meeting with the Comptroller-General of the GIS, Kwame Takyi, in Ghana, according to NAN. The Nigerian ambassador said the deportation could strain the brotherly relationship both countries share. It

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ATM transactions hit N39.15trn in Q4, 2018 —NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics said Automated Teller Machine from selected banks across the country recorded transactions valued at N39.15 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2018. The bureau stated this in its “Selected Banking Sector Data for Fourth Quarter, 2018”, posted on its website on Wednesday. It said that the N39.15 trillion was derived

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Buhari swears-in eight new permanent secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday swore in eight new permanent secretaries at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The short ceremony took place at the Council Chamber before the commencement of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting. The new appointees were directors appointed to represent eight states of the federation. The new permanent secretaries included Oluwuyiwa Enitan (Osun), Mohammed

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Nigerian Breweries pays N19.4b net profit to shareholders

The board of directors of Nigerian Breweries Plc has recommended payment of the entire net profit of N19.4 billion recorded in 2018 as cash dividend to shareholders for the business year, despite the decline in the company’s performance. Shareholders will receive final dividend of N14.6 billion in addition to N4.8 billion earlier paid by the

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