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    Fear Grip Uyo Residents Over Hausa scavengers, ‘Area Boys’ Feud

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    Palpable fear has gripped residents of  Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, following violent clashes involving Hausa\Fulani scavengers and some local residents suspected to be area boys from the Itiam Etoi community. No fewer than three persons were feared killed in the incident forcing security agencies to beef up security around Hausa\Fulani settlements in the…

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    A/Ibom Tax Payers Charged On Civil Responsibility

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    The Consultant to Akwa Ibom State government on internal Revenue GenerationROM-FLEX NETWORKS LTD has reminded all tax payers captured in the state tax net to live up to their civic  responsibilities by ensuring that all overdue and outstanding tax obligations are duly remitted to government before commencement of next financial year.  Bassey, the managing director of ROM-FLEX NETWORKS who…

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    ‘Impunity Led To Uyo Church Collapse’

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    Uyo City Capital City Development Authority, (UCCDA) has said that lack of due diligence and impunity on the part of developer of Reigners Bible Church is to be blamed for the collapsed church. Head, town planning department of the agency, Prince Effiong Akpan in his testimony before the Commission of Inquiry set up by the…

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    Lawmaker Frees 19 Prison Inmates In A/Ibom

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    In the  spirit  of yuletide, no fewer than 19 inmates awaiting trial for various civil offences in Uyo prison, regained freedom yesterday in Akwa Ibom State.   Courtesy of a special intervention of the Deputy Chief Whip of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Otuekong Nse Essien, the prisoners were left off the hook…

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  • A/Ibom Decries Drop In Federal Allocation

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    The Government of Akwa Ibom  has bemoaned the continued drop in its revenue from federal allocation saying the situation has worsened in the last couple of months. The state commissioner for finance Nsikan Nkan who stated this when he received a team from the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) in her office in…

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  • Group Hail PMB Readiness To Dialogue With Militants

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    The coalition of the Niger Delta groups has commended President Muhamadu Buhari on the recent statement made during the Christmas visit by Abuja resident led by the Minister of Federal Capital Territory and FCT Chairman – Christian Association of Nigeria calling for the Niger Delta militants to dialogue with the government. In a statement signed…

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