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Battle for APC National Chairman: We will reposition ruling party, accommodate all interests, Oshiomhole vows

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BY SIMON EBEGBULEM, BENIN CITY IT was a carnival of a sort last Thursday at the Lagos/Osun Hall of the TRANSCORP Hilton, Abuja when the immediate past governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams...

Sun May 13th, 2018     Read More →

Between Naysayers and Bayelsa Public Service Reforms

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Governor Seriake Dickson has left no one in doubt about his determination to clear the Augean stables and the filth of corruption in Bayelsa State public service. A staff audit in 2016 to probe...

Sun May 13th, 2018     Read More →

Yenagoa set for 3rd Governor Dickson Wrestling Classics

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AT least not less than over 500 athletes from different states of the federation and clubs are expected to participate in the 3rd Governor Seriake Dickson National Wrestling Classics scheduled ...

Sun May 13th, 2018     Read More →

Congresses’ hiccups: APC defies court order in Rivers, minister’s faction loses in Ebonyi

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By Our Reporters APART from hiccups here and there, the All Progressives Congress, APC, held peaceful local government congresses in many states of the country, yesterday. Supporters of Bamidele...

Sun May 13th, 2018     Read More →

Agip applauds military for providing peaceful operating environment in Niger Delta

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The Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC), has commended the joint military force deployed to the Niger Delta, for curbing restiveness and providing a peaceful atmosphere for uninterrupted oil...

Sat May 12th, 2018     Read More →

Mafikizolo to shoot collaboration videos with Wizkid, Yemi Alade, others

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South African based Afro-Pop group, comprising Theo Kgosinkwe and Nhlanhla Nciza, popularly known as Mafikizolo, said it would be shooting music videos with Wizkid and others in...

Sat May 12th, 2018     Read More →

Gov Bagudu commends Nigerians for commitment to agriculture

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… as Gov Lalong hails Buhari for making agriculture leading sector By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA- THE Governor of Kebbi State, Senator Atiku Bagudu, yesterday, commended the renewed passion and...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

Shell supports indigenous contractors with N472bn loans

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INDICATIONS emerged yesterday that the development of local content had been boosted in the nation’s oil and gas industry following the provision of loans worth N472 billion by Shell...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

Ijaw youths threaten to cripple oil operations over Malabu investigation

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By Emem Idio YENAGOA—IJAW youths under the Ijaw Youths Council, IYC, Central Zone, yesterday, protested against perceived persistent investigation into the Oil Prospecting License, OPL 245,...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

FAAC: South-South states received N206bn allocation in 3 months —NEITI

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By Michael Eboh States in the South-South region of the country received N206.25 billion, the highest allocation from the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, FAAC, in the first quarter of...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

ICPC re-arraigns ex-IGP Ehindero over alleged fraud

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, yesterday, re-arraigned a former Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Sunday Ehindero, on a six-count corruption...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

Senate sets up C’ttee to deliberate on Buhari’s request for over N2trn promissory note, bond

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Senate, yesterday set up a seven member Committee to deliberate on President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for over N2 trillion for the issuance of promissory...

Thu May 10th, 2018     Read More →

Court grants temporary forfeiture of N9.2bn, $8.4m allegedly linked to Patience Jonathan

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A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, has granted a temporary forfeiture of N9.2 billion and $8.4 million allegedly linked to former First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan. Trial judge, Justice...

Wed May 9th, 2018     Read More →

Fuel scarcity hits Bayelsa as tanker drivers down tools

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA— RESIDENTS of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, have been thrown into panic following the resurgence of fuel scarcity perceived as “artificial” through...

Wed May 9th, 2018     Read More →

Federation says all set for maiden edition of Para-Soccer Open Championship

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The Secretary of the Nigeria Para-Soccer Federation, Friday Solomon, on Tuesday in Abuja said the federation was set to host the maiden edition of the para-soccer open...

Tue May 8th, 2018     Read More →