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Don’t use religion to criminalise others – Don

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A university don, Dr Aliyu Umar, has advised clerics to stop using religion to criminalise Nigerians or create problems for the country. Umar, who is the Head of Department (HOD), Islamic Studies,...

Tue Jul 10th, 2018     Read More →

Customs collects N846m as revenue in 6 months in Niger – Comptroller

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The Niger Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it has collected about N846m as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) from January to June. Mr Benjamin Binga, Comptroller of Customs...

Tue Jul 10th, 2018     Read More →

ALLEGED UNDERDEVELOPMENT: Delta oil community, Chevron lock horns

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*’We can’t continue to be in the river with soap in our eyes’- Botasan, Ugborodo leader *CNL not undermining Ugborodo- Brikinn, GM, Policy, Govt and Public Affairs By EMMA AMAIZE...

Tue Jul 10th, 2018     Read More →

2019 polls: UN to activate Nigeria Peace Committee

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As the 2019 general election draws near, the UN said there is the need to reactivate the National Peace Committee, which played critical roles in ensuring a peaceful 2015 presidential...

Tue Jul 10th, 2018     Read More →

Participatory partnership key to combating oil theft – Brikinn

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The General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs, PGPA, Mr. Esimaje Brikinn has emphasized the value of participatory partnerships in combating the menace of oil theft and pipeline...

Tue Jul 10th, 2018     Read More →

Shell, TOTAL, 10 others increase operations as oil price stabilises at $78

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…deploy 25 rigs in different locations By Udeme Akpan Twelve organisations – International Oil Companies, IOCs and their indigenous counterparts – have intensified efforts,...

Tue Jul 10th, 2018     Read More →

Resolve Delta APC crisis or forget 2019 polls, Oshiomhole told

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Oshiomhole By Jimitota Onoyume WARRI—National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, has been urged to intervene in the crisis rocking the party in Delta State or...

Tue Jul 10th, 2018     Read More →

Depot fire won’t affect petroluem supply— NNPC

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Minna—The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, assured residents in Niger State and environs that the fire incident at its Pogo village depot in Paikoro Local Government...

Tue Jul 10th, 2018     Read More →

Ofehe declares for Delta governorship

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•Sunny Ofehe By Ochuko Akuopha OLEH—CHIEFTAIN of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, Mr. Sunny Ofehe, has declared his intention to run for the governorship of the state...

Tue Jul 10th, 2018     Read More →

Bayelsa elders hail Dickson over Sagbama/Ekeremor coastal road

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Dickson By Emem Idio YENAGOA—ELDERS of Bayelsa State and leaders of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Sagbama and Ekeremor Local Government Areas of Bayelsa State converged on Aleibiri in...

Tue Jul 10th, 2018     Read More →

Oil companies killing our business with pollution – A’Ibom fishermen

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*Fishes migrating from Nigeria to other countries By Chioma Onuegbu UYO- FISHERMEN in Akwa Ibom State have identified pollution of waters/rivers by oil multinational companies as the major...

Tue Jul 10th, 2018     Read More →

2019 Rivers guber: Why Amaechi must stop imposition now —Sara-Igbe

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Amaechi By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT— SPOKESMAN of Pan Niger Delta Forum, Chief Anabs Sara-Igbe, has said Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Ameachi, must reconcile divisions in...

Tue Jul 10th, 2018     Read More →

NGO resettles IDPs in Northern Borno

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Following the final decapitation of the dreaded Boko Haram terrorists and the complete return of peace to the Northeast, the Peace Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Initiative PRRI has resettled...

Mon Jul 9th, 2018     Read More →

SOUTH-EAST: Ikokwu hails govs over cattle movement ban

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By Clifford Ndujihe PRESIDENT of the Pan-Ndigbo National Forum, PNF, and Second Republic politician, Chief Guy Ikokwu, has commended the South-East governors for resolving to stop movement of...

Mon Jul 9th, 2018     Read More →

IYC to FG, Implement APC report on restructuring

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA THE Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide has called on the Federal Government to commence the steps to implement the core recommendations of the ruling All...

Mon Jul 9th, 2018     Read More →