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Ijaw celebrate Tompolo, demand fiscal federalism

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By Jimitota Onoyume & Cletus Opukeme WARRI- AMID tight security, Ijaw nation yesterday, celebrated the 47th birthday anniversary of ex-militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo,...

Fri Apr 13th, 2018     Read More →

Commonwealth Games 2018: Dazed Oriyomi returns from hospital

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By Tony Ubani Nigerian female boxer, Ayisat Oriyomi who was rushed to hospital after she lost her quarter final bout to Northern Ireland’s Carly McNaul at the Oxemford Studios boxing event...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

Uproar in Senate Chamber over Buhari’s claim on Muammar Gaddafi

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*** As Senate Confirms Nwuauwa, Aiyeditiwa and Nwogu as members, NDDC governing board By Henry Umoru ABUJA- PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari blaming the late Libyan Dictator, Muammar Gaddafi as being...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

Budget: Senate gives committees 1 day to submit report

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The Senate has given 20 standing committees yet to submit their budget defence reports to do so unfailingly on Friday. The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, announced the ultimatum at...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

2018 Budget: C’ttees on Defence, Army, Airforce, Niger Delta, FCT, 15 others holding Senate to ransom – Saraki

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- SENATE President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has raised the alarm that Senate Committees on Defence, Army, Airfoce, Navy, the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, the Niger Delta and...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

NDDC arrests Boko Haram kingpins, suspected vandals

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The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu received participants of course 40/2018 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

Police nab Niger-Delta Avengers members threatening to kidnap oil workers, attack oil facilities

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By Kingsley Omonobi-Abuja. Operatives of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), have arrested two principal leaders of the Amalgamated Niger Delta Avengers members for...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

Drop criminal charges against Tompolo, group begs FG

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By Emma Amaize WARRI- THE Foundation for Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Crusaders, FOHURAC, yesterday, called on the Federal Government to vacate the criminal charges against former Niger Delta...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

Second Niger Bridge’s construction hits 44.6%

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The construction work at the second Niger Bridge would soon be completed as the work already done hits 44.6 per cent. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola The Federal controller...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

That Pele we know

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OVER the years variegated theories have been created and bandied about Pele the rare prodigy of erudition, Pele the hysterical lover of Pelecentric image-mangling narratives on prominent sons and...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

Commonwealth Games 2018: Nigerian female boxer lands in hospital

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Nigerian female boxer, Ayisat Oriyomi is battling for recovery after she lost her quarter final bout to Northern Ireland’s Carly McNaul at the Oxemford Studios boxing event of the ongoing...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

What Okowa should do for 2nd term —Mulade

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A Niger Delta activist and House of Assembly hopeful for Warri South-West constituency, Mr Sheriff Mulade, has urged Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to adopt proactive measures for the riverine...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

Itsekiri group pledges support to new mgt of amnesty programme

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By Gab Ejuwa Itsekiri National Development Initiative, INDI, a group of Itsekiri elite, has promised to support the new management of the Presidential Amnesty Programme under the leadership of...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

Establish business presence in Rivers, firm urges US govt

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By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT—INDIGENOUS upstream player, Belemaoil, has appealed to the United States government to establish a business liaison office in Port Harcourt, Rivers State,...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

Iyc bemoans delay in relocation of Iocs headquaters to N-Delta

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By Jimitota Onoyume WARRI—IJAW Youth Council, IYC, has expressed concern over Federal Government’s delay in enforcing its directive that international oil companies, IOC, should...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →