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Rivers APC crisis: S-Court fixes March 8 for judgement

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJ – The Supreme Court, on Wednesday, slated March 8 to determine the legality or otherwise of primary elections the All Progressives Congress, APC, conducted in...

Wed Dec 12th, 2018     Read More →

Police seek media collaboration for a peaceful poll in Bayelsa in 2019

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The Police Command in Bayelsa says it plans to collaborate with the media towards a peaceful general election in the state in 2019. Police Mr Joseph Mukan, the state Commissioner of Police, stated...

Wed Dec 12th, 2018     Read More →

2019 General Elections : Court of Appeal confirms Rivers APC won’t field any candidates

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…affirms disqualification of Tonye Cole and all other Rivers APC candidates The Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt Division on Wednesday confirmed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) in...

Wed Dec 12th, 2018     Read More →

We are using 19th NSF to harness talents for teakwondo- Chukwumerije

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The Technical Director, Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) says the federation is using the 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) to harness talents for taekwondo. Chukwumerije told the News Agency...

Wed Dec 12th, 2018     Read More →

Man, 35, strangles his 4 children, commits suicide in Rivers

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By Davies Iheamnachor & Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT—A 35-year-old man, identified as Mr. Achibong Patrick, yesterday strangled his four children in Rivers State. suicide Rivers State...

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FG advocates alternative funding for road, housing projects

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By Favour Nnabugwu The Federal Government has advocated the need to fund the various road and housing projects in the South-South region outside annual budgetary provisions. Mustapha...

Wed Dec 12th, 2018     Read More →

FG encouraging corruption at port- Shittu

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Immediate past National President of the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents, ANLCA, Prince Olayiwola Shittu does not engage in cheap talk nor mince words whenever he chooses to speak....

Wed Dec 12th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari’s refusal to sign Electoral Act threat to nation’s existence says – Wike

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the amended Electoral Act is a threat to the nation’s existence as it will...

Tue Dec 11th, 2018     Read More →

Gunmen allegedly hijack bus loaded with passengers in Rivers

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOUR – Unidentified gunmen have reportedly hijacked a bus loaded with 18 passengers in Rivers State. The incident happened on Tuesday around 7a.m on Evekwu area...

Tue Dec 11th, 2018     Read More →

Land Transport: We’ll soon connect FCT, 36 states through rail lines-Amaechi

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By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA-THE Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said that the Federal Government will soon connect the Federal Capital Territory, FCT and the 36 states through rail...

Tue Dec 11th, 2018     Read More →

Man risks losing eye for querying thugs destruction of campaign billboards

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By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT – A man in Oyigbo, near Port Harcourt, Rivers state, Emeka Ihu, now risks losing his right eye after suspected political thugs assaulted him for challenging...

Tue Dec 11th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari’s refusal to sign Electoral Act a threat to nation’s existence- Gov. Wike

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the amended Electoral Act is a threat to the nation’s existence as it will...

Tue Dec 11th, 2018     Read More →

Oil workers, youths vandalise pipelines, Bayelsa oil communities allege

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•They use soldiers to threaten people when we complain —Community leader •We reside in the creek but have no potable water to drink, villagers cry out By Samuel Oyadongha and Emem...

Tue Dec 11th, 2018     Read More →

We want devt, not eviction, waterfront residents notify Rivers govt

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By Davies Iheamnachor CHOBA- RESIDENTS of waterfront communities in Rivers State have pleaded with the state government not to throw them out of their dwelling, but develop their habitations to...

Mon Dec 10th, 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...

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