Daily Archives: January 13, 2021

Magistrates’ protest

Editorial   IT was an unusual sight. Thirty magistrates from the 18 local government areas of Cross River State on January 4 and 5 staged protests at the governor’s office in Calabar, demanding payment of 24 months salaries allegedly owed them by the state government. They were employed in 2019. …

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Relay race of strikes?

Editorial   AT a time that university students and their parents are about to feel a sense of relief after the call-off of a nine-month-old strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over nonpayment of overdue academic allowances and funds for revitalisation of the country’s federal universities, there …

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Emenike hails Obiozor on election as Ohanaeze chief

Our Reporter   A RENOWNED publisher and politician, Chief Ikechi Emenike, has hailed Prof. George Obiozor on his emergence as the President General of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo. Emenike, in a letter to Obiozor, described his election as well-deserved. The letter reads: “I write to warmly congratulate you on your well-deserved …

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2023: Jostle for soul of Rivers APC, PDP

It has been one drama after another in the two major political parties in Rivers State, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the next general elections. While the situation appears subdued within the PDP, in the APC it has been an open confrontation. …

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