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Rivers residents pay cheapest bus fare in May – NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said residents of Rivers paid the lowest bus fare within city in May. The NBS stated this in Transport Fare Watch for May 2018 published on its...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

N1.2trn cash backed for capital expenditure in 2016 — FRC report

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Abuja – The Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC), says out of the N1.58 trillion allocated for capital expenditure in 2016, only N1.219 trillion was cash backed. According to the...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Anglican communion lists hindrances to Nigeria’s unity

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By Chimaobi Nwaiwu NNEWI—THE Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Diocese on the Niger, has enumerated some of the hindrances towards building and organizing Nigeria into one unified...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

3 soldiers, pirate killed in Bayelsa shootout

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—ARMED men suspected to be sea pirates have reportedly killed three operatives of the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta exercise code-named Operation Delta Safe...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Anambra govt begins revalidation of land titles

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By Tony Nezianya AWKA—ANAMBRA State government through its Ministry of Lands is to carry out a revalidation exercise in some Government Layouts in the state. Willie Obiano This is contained...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Anniversary of June 12 presidential election (5)

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General Babangida again threw open the Presidential race and many showed interest. Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, GCFR (1937-1998) who lost his first wife, Alhaja Simbiat Atinuke Abiola...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Killings: Blame FG, not politicians, Turaki tells DHQ

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—A former Minister of Special Duties and 2019 Presidential hopeful on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Kabiru Turaki, SAN, has reacted to claims by...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

GENCOs urge FG to place vital gas pipelines on franchise

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THE power Generation Companies, GENCOs, have called on the Federal Government to put on franchise some of the gas pipelines in strategic locations especially the Niger-Delta region in order to...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

FG cautioned against sending more troops to Niger Delta

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By Festus Ahon ASABA—Movement for Nigerian Greatness, MNG, Monday, told the Federal Government to halt plans of deploying more troops to the Niger Delta region. Niger-Delta It also kicked...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

NGO showcases achievement working with marginalized populations in Nigeria

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A non-Governmental Organisation, Heartland Alliance International Nigeria (HAI), has given a report card of its intervention programmes aimed “at mitigating the physiological, psychosocial...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Rural investments under threat as solar can’t power heavy equipment – Investigation

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By Udeme Akpan & Chris Ochayi THE plan of the Federal Government to stimulate economic activities in the rural communities through increased adoption of solar may only make limited impact as...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Salvic Petroleum boosts production by 75,000bpd

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By Sebastine Obasi Nigeria’s oil production has received a boost as Salvic Petroleum Resources Limited, an indigenous company, has increased production in its Oil Mining Lease, OML 30,...

Mon Jun 18th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: 15 confirmed killed by Cholera in Bida

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By Wole Mosadomi Minna- Fifteen of the sixteen persons confirmed to have been infected by Cholera in Bida Local Government Area of Niger State have been confirmed dead. Our Correspondent...

Mon Jun 18th, 2018     Read More →

Jonathan starved NDDC of funds, says Ekere

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By Harris-Okon Emmanuel UYO—Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Dr. Nsima Ekere, has stirred the hornet’s nest as he accused former President Goodluck...

Mon Jun 18th, 2018     Read More →

Rep lambastes FG over unresolved Niger Delta issues

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The member representing Warri Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Mr. Daniel Reyenieju has lambasted the Federal Government for its refusal to set up a team to go into full...

Mon Jun 18th, 2018     Read More →