Did you miss them? Then we got you covered. Here are some of the top popular stories of the week, specifically between 3rd October and 10th October, 2020.
1. Hike in foodstuff prices: How bad roads, government insensitivity, police extortion sparked the suffering
The recent hike in foodstuff prices in Nigeria, particularly in Akwa Ibom State, has brought untold hardship, pains and sorrow to the people. Read more
Generations that were born in the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s were growing up shouting “NEPA” whenever the National Electric Power Authority (NEPA) supplied electricity to households. Today, there is no difference. Children still shout “NEPA” even when the agency, altogether with its appellation, were long scrapped in 2013. The cheering of NEPA is a barge of shame. It is, in fact, one of the must-read top popular stories of the week.
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3. Conditional Cash Transfer: 9 LGAs to share ₦993,450,000,00 in Akwa Ibom State.
This also makes the list of top popular stories of the week. The story has it that a whooping 24,929 households in Akwa Ibom are set to benefit from the federal Government Conditional Cash Transfer programme. Rread details!
4. Public alert: Man declared wanted for absconding with employer’s N1m
A young man identified as Kennedy Davies Okonji has been declared wanted over fraud, having absconded with the sum of one million naira belonging to his employer, Breezebell Management International Limited, Lagos. It has become one our top popular stories of the week. Read more!
There is an increase in signs and symptoms which lead to Covid-19 related deaths in the state and NMA says there is no accredited testing centre for Covid-19 in Cross River State as against what the Government wants the public to believe read more!
6. How Gov. Udom’s debt killed Akwa Ibom economy
The Debt Management Office (DMO) which revealed that Akwa Ibom State government, as at September 2020, owed Banks a whopping N239.2 billion – read more!
7. Uniuyo gets new Vice Chancellor
Uniuyo named a new Vice chancellor this week. The new VC is a Professor of farming systems Prof – read more
8. End SARS: What President Buhari, FG should do – Right lawyer
As Nigerians continue to protest, agitate and demand the total scrapping of the dubious Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force over complaints of extra-judiciary killings and molestation of innocent citizens, a Lagos based human right lawyer, Mr Inibehe Effiong has given his voice on what President Buhari must do to resolve the matter read more
9. President Buhari presents ₦13 trillion proposed 2021 budget to NASS.
President Muhammadu Buhari has presented the proposed 2021 Budget of N13 trillion to the National Assembly. According to the president, the budget termed read more!
10. Opinion: Missing facts in Uzodinma’s N106m contract fraud
But, how did this huge of amount of money get missing? And who really stole the money? Did the investigators trace this huge amount of money into accounts belonging to Okorocha or any of the appointees of his administration? read more!
11. Boom: Ebonyi State Government to boost agriculture with N4 Billion
The Ebonyi State Government said it has mapped out N4 billion for civil and public servants in the state to engage in agriculture. The State government is also working in read more!
12. Starvation of funds: Akwa Ibom Assembly in disarray as members send warning signal to Executive
There was a mild drama on Tuesday, 6th October, 2020 at the plenary of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly when State Lawmakers ended plenary in less than 5 minutes read more
13. 5 Fashion Accessories That Will Perfect Your Look
Those inexpensive little additions that you can add that are simple, but somehow have that magical power to bring your outfit to life. Here is a selection of my best accessories that will allow you to update your outfit and accessories in no time effortlessly read more!
As the Nigeria senior football team, the Super Eagles warmed up for Friday’s friendly match with Algeria it was reported that four players in the team have tested positive for novel COVID-19 in Austria read more