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PDP’s Udom Emmanuel Visits Mbo promises Seaport, General Hospital and Other goodies

Mr. Udom Emmanuel,  the PDP Gubernatorial Candidate for Akwa Ibom State took his campaign to Mbo Local Government Area where he has promised to ensure that the indigenes’ dream of seeing the takeoff of the Ibaka Deep Seaport will be a reality. Addressing a crowd of ecstatic supporters, the thoroughbred technocrat who made his mark in the private sector said ... Read More »

Patience Jonathan Denies Stealing From NDDC

Wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, on Monday denied media report (not The PUNCH) that she was paid N3bn by the Niger Delta Development Commission to facilitate the agency’s 2015 budget. The report had claimed that apart from the sum, Mrs. Jonathan collaborated with a former Minister of State for Education, Chief Nyesom Wike, in a number of schemes that ... Read More »

Suicide Bombers Attack Jonathan’s Rally In Gombe

President Goodluck Jonathan escaped death on Monday, a female suicide bomber struck 200 metres away from the Fantami Township Stadium, Gombe, barely three minutes after he addressed a campaign rally ahead of the February 14 election. The State Police Command, rescuers and medical sources were quoted as saying a female suicide bomber and a bye-stander died when the explosives were ... Read More »

All January Transfers

Major deals 00:10 – Dame N’Doye [Lokomotiv Moscow – Hull] Undisclosed 23:51 – Stuart Armstrong [Dundee United – Celtic] Undisclosed 23:51 – Gary Mackay-Steven [Dundee United – Celtic] Undisclosed 23:38 – Darren Fletcher [Man Utd – West Brom] Free 23:15 – Dele Alli [MK Dons – Tottenham] Undisclosed (in the region of £5m); Alli loaned back to MK Dons until ... Read More »

14,000 PVCs Snatched By Hoodlums in Rivers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said hoodlums forcibly snatched about 14,000 Permanent Voter’s Cards (PVCs) from officials of the commission during the collection exercise in Rivers State. The state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mrs. Gesila Khan, made the disclosure while speaking to journalists in Port Harcourt on Friday. She said some of the cards were stolen from local ... Read More »

Jonathan’s Campaign Hits Akwa Ibom State (With Pictures)

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has promised to rehabilitate all federal roads in the country, especially the Aba-Calabar road, if re-elected power next month. Jonathan made this known yesterday in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, during the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) presidential campaign rally held at the state stadium. The President, who promised to review the status of the Maritime Academy ... Read More »

Akwa -Ibom Labour Groups Endorse PDP’s Udom Emmanuel For Governor

Unprecedented!  Yes this powerful word aptly describes the momentous event that unfolded inside Ibom Hall, Babangida Avenue, Uyo Akwa Ibom State when all labour groups in the state unanimously endorsed the  candidature of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s  Mr. Udom for Governor. In a historic resolution passed during the 5th Labour Summit, organized Labour openly declared that having assessed all candidates ... Read More »

Aftermath of AIT Documentary: Buhari Withdraws From Presidential Debates

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.) will no longer be featuring in the national  presidential debates being facilitated by the Broadcast Organisation of Nigeria (BON). His withdrawal from the much anticipated showdown with incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan maybe connected to the disparaging documentary ran for days on BON-member stations African Independent Television (AIT) and Nigeria ... Read More »

Arrest Asari Dokubo, Tompolo, Boyloaf, Others Now- TY Danjuma

One-time Minister of Defence turned businessman and philanthropist, Gen. Theophilus Danjuma has called for arrest of all the Niger Delta militants who met at the Bayeslsa State Government House last Saturday and threatened war if current Nigerian President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan loses the February 14, 2015 elections. The usually taciturn former General  made the demand in Kano in the presence ... Read More »

We Didn’t Endorse Jonathan-Afenifere Cries Out

A faction of Pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG), has denied being a party to the endorsement of President Goodluck Jonathan’s re-election bid. There were media reports that Afenifere had endorsed Jonathan’s re-election bid, but ARG in a statement on Wednesday distanced itself from the endorsement, adding that the reports were misleading. A statement signed by ARG’s Publicity Secretary, Kunle ... Read More »