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Reformed – All Progressives Congress full statement by Buba Galadima

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The full statement by Alhaji Buba Galadima, self-styled national chairman, Reformed – All Progressives Congress (R-APC). The statement was read at a press briefing at Sheraton Hotels Abuja...

Wed Jul 4th, 2018     Read More →

Falana files N200m suit against DSS for journalist’s 2-year-old detention

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LAGOS—HUMAN rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has filed a fundamental human rights enforcement suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja on behalf of a journalist, Jones Abiri, who has...

Wed Jul 4th, 2018     Read More →

Igbo political future rests on my re-election—Buhari

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Igbo leaders in APC shun Okorocha’s rally By Chinonso Alozie OWERRI—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday, said the political future of Igbo in Nigeria depends on his re-election in...

Wed Jul 4th, 2018     Read More →

Strike looms as NUPENG’s meeting with offshore firm ends in deadlock

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NUPENG By Victor Ahiuma-Young PORT-HARCOURT—NIGERIA Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday, placed members nationwide on a red alert for industrial action after a...

Wed Jul 4th, 2018     Read More →

NYSC members die in Bayelsa auto crash

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—TWO members of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, serving in Bayelsa State were killed in an accident at the Swali suburb of Yenagoa, the state capital, when a...

Wed Jul 4th, 2018     Read More →

President Buhari has shown enough love for Igbo – Rochas Okorocha

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By Adekunle Aliyu Imo state Governor Rochas Okorocha has said that the “Igbo love President Buhari. What he is doing in Igboland has touched the Igbos. Let him know we love him and that in...

Tue Jul 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Aggrieved ex-militants write Buhari, Dokubo over 5yrs suit on non-inclusion

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President Muhammadu Buhari By Onozure Dania No fewer than 18 former militant leaders from three states of the Niger Delta region have sent a protest letter to President Muhammadu Buhari over...

Tue Jul 3rd, 2018     Read More →

I gave my mother N50,000 from proceeds of my first robbery—Suspect

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The suspects By Esther Onyegbula LAGOS- Member of a four-man robbery gang, Offor Joseph, arrested recently by Police officers attached to Satellite Division, Lagos State Police Command, has...

Tue Jul 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Rights group calls for service chiefs’ removal over herdsmen killings

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Service Chiefs By Festus Ahon YENAGOA—Bayelsa State branch of Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, has called for the removal of service chiefs and a total overhauling of the nation’s...

Tue Jul 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Gov Dickson stimulates Alamieyeseigha’s kinsmen with airport project

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By Samuel Oyadongha AMASSOMA-RESIDENTS of Amassoma, the university town in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, and country home of former Governor-General of Ijaw nation, the late...

Mon Jul 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Nnamdi Kanu kept on a Nigerian naval warship in Bayelsa – Fani-Kayode

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Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has said that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is being kept on a Nigerian naval warship far off the coast of Bayelsa. Fani-Kayode made...

Mon Jul 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Killings: Bayelsa CLO calls for the removal of service chiefs

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By Emem Idio YENAGOA-THE Bayelsa state branch of the Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, has called for the removal of the service chiefs and a total overhauling of the nation’s security...

Mon Jul 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Bayelsa to sign GMoU with Shell on Gbarain/Ubie Gas plant

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Dickson By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—BAYELSA State Government is to sign a Global Memorandum of Understanding with Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, on the multi-billion naira...

Mon Jul 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Group tasks SPDC on relief materials to spill affected communities

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The leadership of Iduwini National Movement for Peace and Development (INMPD) is calling on SPDC to change their deteriorating pipelines, as well as to provide more relief materials to the spill...

Sat Jun 30th, 2018     Read More →

UN’s response, AI’s report vindicates Saraki, Dogara – Frank

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Less than 24 hours an All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain and immediate past deputy National Publicity Secretary of the party, Timi Frank dragged President Muhammadu Buhari to United Nations...

Sat Jun 30th, 2018     Read More →