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Oil bandits restart business as burnt remains of people litter bunkering site

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA-NOTWITHSTANDING the December 5 explosion that killed over 20 persons at an illegal oil refining site at Kolo Creek, Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa State,...

Tue Dec 19th, 2017     Read More →

Pope Francis elevates Bomadi Catholic vicariate to diocese

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By Onozure Dania Bomadi—Thousands of Catholics within and outside Nigeria converged to celebrate the elevation of the Bomadi vicariate, Delta State, to diocese and the installation of His...

Tue Dec 19th, 2017     Read More →

After containing Ebola, Nigeria not prepared for disease epidemics

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The 2014 outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, is unforgettable in the minds of every Nigerian. Although the initial response to the outbreak suggested the country was not prepared, it...

Tue Dec 19th, 2017     Read More →

Urban regeneration: Town planners charged with formulation of devt agenda

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To enhance quality of practice for effective national development and physical planning and ensure sustainable environment, town planners have been urged to discharge their duties to the public in...

Tue Dec 19th, 2017     Read More →

FG committed to hosting CAA in Asaba – Dalung

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The Federal government is committed to hosting and providing a safe environment for the African Senior Athletics Championship billed for Asaba, Delta state in August next year. Barrister Solomon...

Mon Dec 18th, 2017     Read More →

South West PDP divided over mode of reconciliation

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By Dapo Akinrefon THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the South West was, yesterday, divided over the mode of the efforts of the Governor Seriake Dickson-led reconciliation committee in the...

Mon Dec 18th, 2017     Read More →

RESTRUCTURING: Time running out on oil, Ekweremadu warns

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Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has ascribed the continued resistance to restructuring to fear of the unknown, especially that of survival in the absence of free oil money....

Sun Dec 17th, 2017     Read More →

I’ll get Nigeria to work again – Atiku

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has pledged his readiness to get Nigeria to work again through the provision of gainful employment for her teeming youths...

Sat Dec 16th, 2017     Read More →

Obiano to S/east Govs: Join APGA or lose your seat to APGA candidate in 2019

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The governor of Anambra state, Chief Willie Obiano has advised his fellow south-east governors to join All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, if they want to be re-elected coming 2019 general...

Sat Dec 16th, 2017     Read More →

Calming troubled waters: Dickson Committee moves to pacify Southwest

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Given the controversies that dogged last Saturday’s convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, there is no doubt that the Governor Seriake Dickson Post-Convention Reconciliation...

Sat Dec 16th, 2017     Read More →

Obaseki charges youths to emulate winner of NCDMB essay competition, Osamede

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In his continuing effort to acknowledge intellectual prowess of Edo indigenes, Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki hosted Mr. Osamede Ikponmwosa Kingsley, who won the 1st Prize in the Annual...

Sat Dec 16th, 2017     Read More →

Royal fathers meet in Rivers, insist on devolution of power

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Top royal fathers from all the ethnic nationalities of the nation are arriving in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital, to meet and discuss the nation’s unity. The Port Harcourt International...

Sat Dec 16th, 2017     Read More →

After this December convention

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That there has been more than a fair amount of drama around the recently concluded convention of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, ought not to be a surprise to anyone. As things had...

Sat Dec 16th, 2017     Read More →

1.6 million Bonga oil spill victims battle Shell in court

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By Jimitota Onoyume WARRI—No fewer than 1,686,000 victims of Bonga oil field spillage in Rivers State have dragged oil giant, Shell Nigeria Exploration Company, SNEPCO, before a United...

Thu Dec 14th, 2017     Read More →

PDP Reconciliation: Dickson’s c’ttee relocates to S’West

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By Emmanuel Aziken The Governor Seriake Dickson-led committee on post-convention reconciliation in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP is relocating to Lagos to meet with stakeholders in the region,...

Thu Dec 14th, 2017     Read More →