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Buhari to Speak at National Security Summit convened by the Senate

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President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to speak this morning a the National Security Summit convened by the Senate.

Senate spokesman, Senator Aliyu Abdullahi disclosed in a statement that the summit is aimed at providing an all inclusive platform for finding long-term solutions to acute and long term security challenges in the country.

It will be recalled that on January 17, 2018, while debating the  interim Report of the Ad-hoc committee tasked with reviewing Nigeria’s security infrastructure, led by Majority Leader, Senator Ahmed Lawan, the Senate resolved to convene a summit to interface with security agencies and other critical stakeholders to find a lasting solution to the issue and other related security challenges.

The two-day summit will be kicked off today, Thursday, February 8th, 2018 at 10:00am with Remarks from His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari at the NAF Conference Center, Ahmadu Bello Way, Abuja. The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, will also speak on the objective of the summit.

Also expected in attendance are heads of security and defence agencies, Governors, traditional rulers, socio-cultural groups, and civil society organizations.

Other participants at the event include all Senators and members of the House of Representatives, Ministers of Defence and Interior, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Service Chiefs and other heads of security agencies.

Others expected to participate in the two-day summit are selected traditional rulers from across the six geo-political zones, representatives of regional socio political organizations, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) and Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).

Other stakeholders invited to the summit are the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs).

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Pastor Charis, Reverend Emem Jacob, others for Restoration Congress 2019

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Senior Pastor and Founder, Restoration Grace Assembly, Pastor Charis Essienobong is to speak at the Restoration Congress 2019, with the theme: “Arise and Shine”.

Other ministers of the gospel expected at the event include Pastor (Mrs). Idy Charis and the General Overseer of Christian Fellowship, Nigeria, Reverend Emem Jacob.

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According to the organiser of the congress, Pastor Charis Essienobong, “this year’s theme is targeted at uprooting every occupation of stagnation in the lives of believers and God is ready to release fresh light for the rising of Kingdom giants.”

The yearly event, which begins from Thursday, August 22 to Sunday, August 25, will also feature ministrations by Pastor Ity Charis, The Classical Choir and The Restored Voices Choir, among others. The event will be rounded off with Super Celebration Service on Sunday, August 25, 2019 from 8am at the Living Water House, 2 Nkpoette Effanga Crescent, Off Nsikak Eduok Avenue,  Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

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Uyo Set to Host International Conference on Relationship and Marriage

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The capital city of Akwa Ibom State in Nigeria is set to host an international conference on relationship and marriage on Saturday 17th, 2019 at the EMERALD EVENT CENTRE, Edet Akpan Avenue (four lanes) Uyo.

The conference theme: “Stepping Stone To A Successful Relationship and Marriage”. The event aims at bringing together people from different backgrounds and with various experiences to discuss pertinent issues affecting Nigerian families and the impact it has on the social and economic development.

The conference Host and Founder of BEMAMOL GRACEHEARTS, Lady Bernice Umoh said the one-day conference will bring together at least 1,000 participants from across the country and with a post television broadcast to over 10 million homes.

“The conference will enlighten participants on how to maintain happy and productive families as it addresses core challenges affecting modern relationships such as domestic violence, drug abuse, indiscriminate sex and the impact of social media on families,”.

Lady Bernice said the conference is been organised in the face of the rising number of divorce and sucide cases across the world and the negative impact it has on children and the society at large.

Briefing the press on the upcoming event at Walt Bridge Hotel in Uyo, Lady Bernice said participants will get an opportunity to interact with both national and international experts who will provide them with long lasting solutions to marital challenges.

She also expressed appreciation to well meaning prominent personalities who has committed their financial resources to ensure free admission of participant who largely cut across tertiary students, corpers and newly wedded couples.

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Tribunal Chides PDP Nat’l Legal Adviser, Emmanuel Enoidem Over Misconduct

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By AmanamHillary Umo-Udofia

A mild drama ensued on Thursday at the National/State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, when People’s Democratic Party National Legal Adviser, Barr. Emmanuel Enoidem was disgraced by the tribunal Chairman for gross misconduct and contempt of court.

The three-man panel led by Justice W. O. Akanbi at the resumed sitting of the tribunal dismissed an application brought by Assam Assam (SAN) counsel to Hon. David Lawrence for extension of time to reply the petition filed by Hon. Charles Sunday Ebongho and the All Progressives Congress against the declaration of Hon. David Lawrence as the winner of Eket State Constituency in the just concluded elections.

Shortly after the tribunal gave its ruling and struck out the first respondent from being a party to the petition, Enoidem who did not announce his appearance at the tribunal confronted the panel that the ruling was inappropriate. Angered over the development, the tribunal Chairman ordered him to sit down as he does not have the power to speak over the matter. “Who are you?” The Chairman queried. “This Honourable tribunal does not recognise you”, he further added.

Counsel to the first respondent Assam Assam (SAN), thereafter intervened and apologised for the actions of the PDP National scribe. Apparently embarrassed by his conduct, Enoidem apologised to the tribunal.

Drama started again when the tribunal called on the second petition filed by Hon. Kufre Akpabio and the All Progressives Congress against Hon. Pat Ifon, Peoples Democratic Party and INEC as first, second and third respondents respectively, Enoidem announced that he was holding brief for counsel to 1st Respondent, Solomon Umoh (SAN).

Enoidem immediately claimed that the petitioners were not interested in prosecuting the case to the amazement of the panel and other parties. Chairman of the Panel fumed and called on counsel to the second and third respondents to speak about the case, which they answered in the affirmative that the petitioners were diligent in their prosecution of the matter.

The chairman then queried Enoidem, that he should have consulted with other parties since he is appearing for the first time. “This tribunal is embarrassed with your behaviour, you should have consulted with your learned colleagues before making such contemptuous claims. It is totally unacceptable”, the chairman added.

Enoidem again apologised for the second gaffe before the tribunal adjourned the matter for the next sitting.

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Uniuyo bans Use of Wristwatches during Exams

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The Management of the University of Uyo has banned the use of wristwatches by students in examination.

In a statement released by the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics) Prof. Enoidem Usoro, students are now prohibited from wearing wristwatches to examination halls; and the ban takes effect from the 1st semester 2018/2019 Examinations.

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