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Restructuring, Yoruba agenda championed by uninformed Igbo — Yakasai

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KANO—AN elder statesman, Tanko Yakasai, has described the agitation for restructuring as a Yoruba agenda promoted by uninformed Igbo people. Yakasai said the agitation is another attempt to...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria moves to reclaim transshipment cargoes

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By Godwin Oritse THE Federal Government, yesterday, said that it has commenced moves to re-claim its trans-shipment cargoes hitherto lost to other West African countries by constructing rail line...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

Court strikes out case against Jones Abiri over lack of jurisdiction

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An Abuja magistrate court has struck out the charge file against Jones Abiri, a Bayelsa-based journalist by the Federal Government. Jones Abiri: government says he was not arrested for...

Mon Sep 17th, 2018     Read More →

ExxonMobil (Nigeria) persists in cheating its Nigerian workers: What is government doing?

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By Femi Aribisala IN the last few days, ExxonMobil Nigeria has embarked on an image-laundering exercise concerning its shabby treatment of its Nigerian security workforce. It has paid for...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

NEMA declares Kogi, Niger, Delta, Anambra national deserter as Floods kill many

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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Monday declared national deserter to four states affected by flood. According to Sani Datti, the agency’s spokesperson, as cited by PREMIUM...

Mon Sep 17th, 2018     Read More →

Former Head of State calls for intermodal transport for ports’ efficiency

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Abuja – A former Head of State, Retired Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Monday called for intermodal transportation system to improve cargo evacuation and the overall efficiency of the...

Mon Sep 17th, 2018     Read More →

FG, Niger Republic to partner on rail construction – Amaechi

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The Minister of Transportation, Chief Rotimi Amaechi, says the Federal Government is partnering with the government of Niger Republic to construct standard gauge rail-line to attract and...

Mon Sep 17th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Boko Haram kills kidnapped midwife

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Boko Haram militants have killed a midwife who was kidnapped in an attack in remote northeast Nigeria more than six months ago, the Red Cross said on Monday. The humanitarian agency condemned the...

Mon Sep 17th, 2018     Read More →

Commuters stranded as ex militants barricade East-West road

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…protest unpaid 7yrs house allowances By Samuel Oyadongha MBIAMA- TRAVELLERS plying the East-West road straddling the states of the Niger Delta were Monday stranded for about three hours as...

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Flood sack Bayelsa communities, as lawmaker seeks FG, NEMA intervention

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA- SOME riverside communities in Bayelsa State have been submerged by flood destroying properties worth millions of naira. The worst hit communities are Asamabiri,...

Mon Sep 17th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari urges African countries to improve ports infrastructure

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President Muhammadu Buhari has advised African countries to improve on ports infrastructure and utilise all natural maritime endowments to facilitate trade. PRESIDENT BUHARI DECLARES OPEN 2018...

Mon Sep 17th, 2018     Read More →

Dredging of Escaravos, Warri Channels: Don’t be distracted Rep tells NPA

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By Jeremiah Urowayino The member representing the Warri Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Mr. Daniel Reyenieju has urged the Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA)...

Mon Sep 17th, 2018     Read More →

God saved me from Libya – Returnee

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Onyebuchi Mbama from Uli in Anambra State has said that but for God’s intervention, he would have been a dead person in Libya. Frustrated by the economic depression in Nigeria, the Anambra...

Mon Sep 17th, 2018     Read More →

President Buhari to flag off the Osun basic health provision fund

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As part of Federal Government’s efforts to improve basic health care in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari will perform the national flag off of basic health provision fund in Osogbo,...

Mon Sep 17th, 2018     Read More →

Adoption of Ekere: Etiebet fires back at Akpanudoedehe, Ewang

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By Emmanuel Aziken ALL Progressives Congress, APC caucus leader in Akwa Ibom State, Chief Don Etiebet, has rebuffed insinuations of favouritism towards Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC...

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