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Only president can enlist more persons in amnesty programme, says Dokubo

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SPECIAL Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo, yesterday, said additional Niger Delta youths could only be enlisted into the programme by...

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Nigeria and the rites of insanity

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By Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa Those who are familiar with how madness begins to manifest in a person, will tell you that no man becomes mad in just one day. Madness follows a sequence. Of course...

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Lack of regulation causing recklessness in the maritime industry – Tony Nwabunike

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National President of Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents, ANLCA, Tony Iju Nwabunike recently in this interview with Vanguard Maritime Report’s Godfrey Bivbere, spoke on the...

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ASKIA OGIE: To whom much is given

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By Charles Kumolu This report is not just the tale of Chief Askia Ogie ‘s journey to relevance, but an instructive read for anyone who is concerned about giving back to society. Ogie, an...

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2019: Let Itsekiri produce Delta South senator – Akassa

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By Ochuko Akuopha OLEH —A chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Burutu Local Government Area, Delta State, Mr. Richard Akassa, has urged the political class in Delta South...

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SARS: Osinbajo orders probe of abuses as IG rejigs squad

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•Appoints CP to head new unit, orders states to obey with immediate effect •New SARS operatives to wear name tags, no more ‘Stop and Search’ •SARS detains Premium Times...

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FG receives N813bn from Total, Chevron, CNOOC in one year

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Oil By Michael Eboh THE Federal Government received $2.68 billion, about N817.4 billion, from Total, Chevron and China National Offshore Oil Company, CNOOC, in 2017, according to documents...

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Mounting insecurity, helpless governors: State Police to the rescue?

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By Innocent Anaba, Charles Kumolu, Abdulwahab Abdulah, Peter Duru, Gbenga Oke, Onozure Dania, Chioma Onuegbu *It’s a welcome development — Pandof, Afenifere, Benue State govt, Falana,...

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N-Delta youths urge FG to develop existing seaports

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By Gab Ejuwa Youths in Niger Delta under the aegis of Niger Delta Youth Movement, NDYM, have called on the Federal Government to develop and open up existing seaports in Niger Delta to decongest...

Tue Aug 14th, 2018     Read More →

Why Eastern, Delta ports are not utilised by importers – Industry chieftains

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By Godfrey Bivbere The plight of ports at the Nigeria’s eastern and delta coastlines may have been compounded by sea robbery and militancy even as some technical challenges linger. Vanguard...

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I’ll restructure Nigeria, address insecurity if elected president — Makarfi

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By Festus Ahon ASABA—FORMER Governor of Kaduna State and 2019 Presidential aspirant on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, Tuesday, said he would...

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Free Medical Outreach: IYAD, Ochei lauds Okowa

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Hon Kennedy Ochei has lauded the free medical outreach of the Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa. Ochei made the remark at the Stephen Keshi Stadium where he witnessed Governor Okowa’s...

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1,500 deaths recorded in 2017 from explosives- ICRC

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), on Tuesday said no fewer than 1,500 deaths were recorded in 2017 from explosives, while 66 per cent of the deaths were civilians. Myriam El...

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CAA selects 77 athletes for forthcoming IAAF Continental Cup

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Athletics With less than 30 days to the beginning of the 2018 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Continental Cup, the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) has selected...

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Fear grips 14 oil firms, as DPR probes Energia over labour, operational, other issues

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…seeks to protect indigenous participation By Udeme Akpan FEAR has gripped 14 indigenous oil and gas companies as the Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, has started to probe Energia...

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