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Boko Haram : FG shielding military officials, insurgents — Amnesty International

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•Urges ICC to probe alleged atrocities •Says Insurgency claimed 27,000 lives, displaced 1.8m people since 2009 •Not enough high-level Boko Haram commanders on trial in Nigeria...

Tue Dec 11th, 2018     Read More →

SEEFOR budgets N25.2bn for 4 N-Delta states in 2019

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By Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu BENIN CITY — THE World Bank sponsored State Employment and Expenditure for Result, SEEFOR, yesterday, said it has budgeted $70 million (about N25.27 billion) for its...

Tue Dec 11th, 2018     Read More →

National development: Stakeholders emphasise need for infrastructural development

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By Kingsley Adegboye Stakeholders who gathered at the just concluded maiden edition of the Nigerian Infrastructure Development Awards NIDA, held in Lagos have emphasised the need for rapid...

Tue Dec 11th, 2018     Read More →

Saying goodbye to a loving mother, sister and friend

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By Seriake Dickson Since August, when our dear mother, Mrs. Goldcoast Dickson (Mama Gogo), was called to be with the Lord, my family and I have passed through what is clearly the worst period of...

Mon Dec 10th, 2018     Read More →

Royal Niger, Viper partner on subsea equipment maintenance

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By Sebastine Obasi THE Nigerian local content policy is yielding dividend as Royal Niger Emerging Technologies Limited, an indigenous company, in partnership with Viper Innovations Limited has...

Mon Dec 10th, 2018     Read More →

Proscribe killer herdsmen as terrorist group, Bishops tells Buhari

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By Perez Brisibe PATANI – ANGLICAN Bishops in the country have lamented the spate of attacks by armed Fulani herdsmen in the country, with a charge to President Muhammad Buhari to proscribe...

Mon Dec 10th, 2018     Read More →

I’ll continue to speak for A’Ibom, says Akpabio

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By Harris-Okon Emmanuel UYO- Former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio has declared that he was representing the entire Akwa Ibom state and not only Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District he was...

Mon Dec 10th, 2018     Read More →

Environmental degradation reason for reduced life expectancy in Niger Delta- NDYA President

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…Urges FG to hold multinational companies responsible The President of Niger Delta Youth Association, NDYA, worldwide, Comrade Victor James, has said that the reduced life expectancy of...

Mon Dec 10th, 2018     Read More →

Winner of Plateau Governor’s Golf Cup gets car, N854,000

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Ayuba Izang, the overall winner of the 2018 Plateau Governor’s Golf Cup tournament, on Sunday in Jos got a car and the sum of N854,000 as prize money. golf Gov. Simon Lalong, in his remarks...

Mon Dec 10th, 2018     Read More →

2018 NSF: Delta draw 28-28 with Lagos in handball

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Abuja – Team Lagos drew 28-28 Delta’s male handball team at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) on Sunday in Abuja. Both teams had a good fight in the game, with Delta...

Mon Dec 10th, 2018     Read More →

Sekibo advocates legislation on funding of creative industry

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MANAGING Director/ Chief Executive, Heritage Bank Limited, Mr. Ifie Sekibo, has called for appropriate legislation that will enhance flow of funds to the creative industry and help maximise the...

Mon Dec 10th, 2018     Read More →

SPDC: Esau’s hand and Jacob’s Voice

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By Sunny Awhefeada THE Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, manifests ambivalence in its dealings with the people of the Niger Delta region where it has explored and exploited crude oil for...

Mon Dec 10th, 2018     Read More →

Allow Chevron IRDC to operate, group appeals to Rita Lori-Ogbebor

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The Concerned Oil and Gas Impacted Communities Development Initiatives, COAIDI, has appealed to rights activist, Chief Rita Lori-Ogbebor to allow an an agency created by Chevron Nigeria Limited,...

Mon Dec 10th, 2018     Read More →

No audit report, no budget defence, NASS tells NDDC

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…No allocation from Ecological funds to NDDC since inception, MD tells NASS By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE National Assembly has said today is the last date for the Niger Delta Development...

Mon Dec 10th, 2018     Read More →

The oppressive folly of fuel subsidy

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By Henry Boyo PETROLEUM product Marketers and Depot Owners Associations, gave the government, a seven day ultimatum last week, to redeem their long overdue balance for over N800bn for fuel,...

Sun Dec 9th, 2018     Read More →