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Breaking: Saraki reshuffles Committee Chairmen, Deputies

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According to Saraki, the Committee on Public Accounts now has Senator Matthew Urhoghide, PDP, Edo South as Chairman, just as Committee on Trade and Investment will now be headed by Senator Sabo...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

60 IPOB members docked, remanded in prison

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Sixty suspected members of a pro-Biafran group were remanded in custody on Monday when they appeared in court after clashes with the security services in southeast Nigeria. The defendants, all...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

Identify alleged mass graves, Presidential panel tells Amnesty International

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By Jimitota Onoyume PORT HAR-COURT— PRESIDENTIAL panel of investigation to review compliance of the armed forces with human rights obligations and rules of engagements has enjoined Amnesty...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

Panic in Rivers over renewed chieftaincy tussle

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT – RESIDENTS of Ataba community, Andoni Local Government Area of Rivers State are now living in fear, following a renewed tussle for the rulership of the...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

Presidential panel begins hearing alleged rights abuses by army, others

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Port Harcourt – The Presidential Panel of Investigation set up to review compliance of the military on rules of engagement has commenced hearing in Port Harcourt.Troops: Nigeria army...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

Jonathan’s kinsmen petition Dogara, demand sack of Otuke varsity VC

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA – A score of youth from Bayelsa, the home state of former President Goodluck Jonathan have called for the removal of the Vice chancellor of the Federal...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

 IPOB remains terrorist group, EU, US should mind their business – Presidential aide

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By Anthony Ogbonna Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Prosecution, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, has said that the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, remains a terrorist organisation in...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

Rivers people believe in Nigerian unity – Gov. Wike

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Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, says Rivers people believe in Nigerian unity. He said that because of that they may not be part of any secession agenda. The Governor made this known at the 57th...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

IPOB/HAUSA CLASH: Arewa group condemns five northern Govs. to visit to Rivers

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT – The Arewa Initiative for Peaceful Coexistence in Southern Nigeria, AIPCSN, has condemned the five Northern governors who visited the Governor of Rivers...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

2019: Plot by PDP govs to hijack tickets threatens fresh crisis

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An alleged scheme by serving and former governors in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to hijack the party ahead of the 2019 presidential elections was at, weekend, threatening to provoke another...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

Only good governance ‘ll stop agitations – Wike

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By Blessing Oyakhire Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said unless Nigerians experience good gover-nance at the federal level, agitations will continue across the country. Rivers State...

Sun Sep 24th, 2017     Read More →

‘Snakes are cheaper to keep as pets and security guards than dogs’ 

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Three boxes full of poisonous snakes, spiders, millipedes and other reptiles, smuggled from Cameroon and intercepted by the Customs, have been handed to the Department of Forestry and Natural...

Sun Sep 24th, 2017     Read More →

Basketmouth, Bovi, other comedians humour Lokoja residents

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Globacom subscribers in Lokoja had a swell time last Sunday when the telecoms firm brought the funniest Nigerian comedians, Basketmouth, Bovi, Gordons, Dan D’Humorous, Senator and Bash to...

Sun Sep 24th, 2017     Read More →

Group condemns violence, preaches peace

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By Jimitota Onoyume A group, Nigeria Peace Congress, NPC, has condemned the clash involving members of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, at Oyigbo in Rivers state recently that resulted in...

Sat Sep 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Everyone and their rice

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Earlier in the month, Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade, disclosed he was having an ultra modern rice mill built, and would have bagged Cross Rivers State rice on the ‘shelves’...

Sat Sep 23rd, 2017     Read More →

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