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Read Senate’s proceedings today

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It’s a new Legislative day in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Senate President Bukola Saraki took the official prayer and led the chamber into today’s...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

Farms, road to Jonathan’s homeland submerged

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By Samuel Oyadongha OGBIA—overflow from a contiguous river has submerged a section of the road from Onuebum-Otuoke, the hometown of the former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan in Ogbia Local...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

NIS adopts control mechanism of immigrants at land borders, ports

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By Ndahi Marama Maiduguri—The Nigeria Immigration Services, NIS, has adopted three control mechanisms on the influx of immigrants into the country for investments/businesses and tourism. The...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

N-Delta CSOs rally support for PANNDPC

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By Emma Amaize WARRI—NIGER Delta Civil Societies Coalition, NDCSC, has endorsed the nomination of the Pan Niger Delta People’s Congress, PANNDPC, led by the former national chairman of...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

10th Anniversary: Niger Delta Varsity gives back to host community

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By Emem Idio OKOLOBIRI—THE Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, NDUTH, Okolobiri, Bayelsa State, beat the drums recently to mark its 10th year anniversary. It was a week-long programme...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

Group hails Gov Okowa over swearing-in of Diden, others as commissioners

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ABUJA- A group called Niger Delta Brotherhood Initiative, NDYBI, on Monday, lauded Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State over swearing-in of Evangelist Light Diden and others as commissioners in...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

Anambra poll: CAN, ACP pray for Chidoka, say every vote must count

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As political parties prepare for the November 18, 2017 Anambra governorship election, leaders of the Christian Organization of Nigeria (CAN) and the Anambra Consensus Project (ACP) on Monday...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

Imposition: Stop blackmailing Okowa, Otuaro, Delta politicians advised

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Chief Tunde Smooth, popularly known as Bolowei of the Niger Delta, has called on politicians in Delta State to stop blackmailing Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and his deputy Deacon, Kingsley Burutu...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

Why we’re instituting criminal case against FG in ICC – ADF

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By Emmanuel Elebeke ABUJA – The President, Igbo pressure group, Alaigbo Development Foundation, ADF, Prof, Uzodinma Nwala has vowed that the group would leave no stone unturned to challenge...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

TeamTimi Dakolo, old Idyl emerges winner of The Voice Nigeria season 2

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By Benjamin Njoku After weeks of battling with other 48 contestants, Idyl has emerged the winner of the second season of The Voice Nigeria music reality show. The talented 20 year old singer, who...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

PANDEF, HOSTCOM clash over engagement of 10,000 N’Delta youths

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By Emma Amaize WARRI – Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, and the Host Communities of Nigeria, HOSTCOM, weekend, disagreed over the engage-ment of 10,000 youths for security surveillance of oil...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

S-South youths give oil firms fresh 365 days to relocate hqtrs

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By Emma Amaize WARRI— Conference of United South-South Youth Council, USSYC, the apex youth body of all ethnic nationalities of the South-South region, weekend, gave the Chevron Nigeria...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

WAFU Nations Cup final: How Eagles crashed 4-1 to Ghana

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By John Egbokhan Niger beat Benin to win bronze medal Nigeria’s home-based Eagles Sunday, suffered a 4-1 humiliating loss to Ghana in the final match of the 2017 WAFU Nations...

Sun Sep 24th, 2017     Read More →

FG okays trial of I,600 alleged Boko Haram terrorists, frees 220 suspects

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, said the Federal Government would on October 9, kick-start the trial...

Sun Sep 24th, 2017     Read More →

Looming Operation Crocodile Smile II unnerves N’Delta

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, Niger Delta As tension rose over the possibility of the Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, and a coalition of nine militant groups restarting the bombing of oil...

Sun Sep 24th, 2017     Read More →