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Flood sacks 35 Edo communities, renders 30,000 homeless

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No fewer than 35 communities in Etsako East and Etsako Central Local Government Areas of Edo have been sacked by flood, occasioned by unending rains and overflow of the River Niger. The flood...

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Rivers 2019 : Avoiding the bloodfests!

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By Tony I. Uranta FOURTH Republic Politics in Rivers state has always been highly competitive and intense but, since the campaigns towards the 2015 Elections, the levels of mindless inter-party...

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Buhari will continue to exercise his constitutional rights to hire, fire – Lauretta Onochie

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Lauretta Onochie, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Social Media aide has said that the president will continue to exercise his constitutional rights to hire and fire. President Muhammadu Buhari...

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DELTA: The fierce Fight to the Finish for Senate

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•Ex-Gov Uduaghan, Senator Manager to return the compliment in Delta South •Senator Omo-Agege grapples with Emerhor before tackling Senator Amori in Delta Central •Hon Nwoko brazens...

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Buhari cannot continue to hide, I challenge him to a debate … – Moghalu

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….You can’t be President if… – Moghalu, YPP Presidential candidate advises against appointing security chiefs from one zone •Says it’s a threat to national...

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We have more money for Buhari, says group

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The purchase of a nomination and expression of interest forms for President Muhammadu Buhari had recently led to a debate on the appropriateness of the action of the group that purchased the forms...

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Flood in Niger State: Death toll rises to 40, 100 communities now submerged

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By Wole Mosadomi, Minna The number of communities submerged by flooding in Niger state continues to rise on daily basis. They are now 100. The disaster which started at the commencement of the...

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Buhari delegates NEMA to declare “National Disaster” on Flooding

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President Muhammadu Buhari has delegated authority to the Director-General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mustapha Maihaja, to declare a “national disaster’’ in...

Fri Sep 14th, 2018     Read More →

SIT-AT-HOME: Do Igbo really want to leave Nigeria?

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…Igbo will be comfortable in a restructured Nigeria – Agbakoba …98% of Igbo will say no to Nigeria in a referendum –Elliot Ukoh By Clifford Ndujihe, Deputy Political...

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Yusuf Bichi, new DSS DG comes to the job with skills in intelligence – Buhari’s aide

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President Muhammadu Buhari’s aide on New Media and Coordinator the Buhari Centre has listed the Directors Generals of the Department Security Service, DSS. Yusuf Bichi This came as he alos...

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U.S. ambassador advises Nigerians to explore opportunities within

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The U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington on Friday advised Nigerians to look inward and explore great opportunities that exist in the country. The ambassador gave the advice while...

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Second Niger Bridge project is 50% completed – Controller

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Asaba – Work on the second Niger Bridge linking Asaba in Delta and Onitsha in Anambra, has reached 50 per cent completion, Mr Wkscont Ajani, Federal Controller of Works, Anambra, has...

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IPOB Sit-at-Home records compliance in Onitsha, Nnewi

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By Chimaobi Nwaiwu Nnewi – The Sit-at-Home directive by the Indigenous People of Biafara, IPOB, witnessed total compliance in Onitsha and Nnewi as Schools, markets, banks transport...

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9,822 Nigerians returned from Libya, other countries – NEMA

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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says no fewer than 9, 822 Stranded Nigerians were assisted back home by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) from 10 different...

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Shops locked down, roads deserted as S/east complies with IPOB’s sit at home order

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By Nwafor Sunday In what can be said to be a total compliance to the sit at home order issued by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, to honor and remember Biafran fallen heroes, who were...

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