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N-Power begins physical verification of 300,000 volunteers Dec. 4

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The 300,000 candidates pre-selected under the Federal Government’s N-Power Scheme will undergo its physical verification phase from Dec. 4 to Dec. 14 in the 774 local government areas of the...

Fri Nov 24th, 2017     Read More →

N-Power begins physical verification of 300,000 volunteers on Dec. 4

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Abuja – The 300,000 candidates pre-selected under the Federal Government’s N-Power Scheme will undergo its physical verification phase from Dec. 4 to Dec. 14 in the 774 local...

Fri Nov 24th, 2017     Read More →

NDDC to end agitations for compensations over right of way

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By Jimitota Onoyume NIGER Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is to redress complaints of right of way compensation over its projects in the region. Managing Director of the Commission, Mr Nsima...

Fri Nov 24th, 2017     Read More →

Cross River cultists kill man who took refuge in nursery school

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—Suspected cult members have shot a man, who ran into Government Primary School, Henshaw Town, along Egerton, in Calabar, Cross River State capital. SUSPECTED...

Fri Nov 24th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari appoints 30 man C’ttee for negotiation on new minimum wage

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Thursday approved the appointment of a 30-member tripartite National Minimum Wage Committee for the negotiation of a new National...

Thu Nov 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Rivers Govt. commences construction of hostels, quarters at NYSC camp

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The Rivers Government has commenced the construction of new facilities for the welfare of corps members and officials at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Nonwa-Gbam, Tai Local Government...

Thu Nov 23rd, 2017     Read More →

We’ll scrutinise MTEF, FSP before approval – Reps

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The House of Representatives said it would commit the 2018-2020 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) to necessary scrutiny before approval. House of...

Thu Nov 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Governor Wike pledges support for African beauty queens

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The Rivers Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, has said that his administration will always support the African Beauty Queen Pageant. Wike hosts African Varsity queens The governor made the pledge when he...

Thu Nov 23rd, 2017     Read More →

APC warns supporters against making internal matters public

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT- All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State has warned its members against making internal matters of the party public, stating that defaulters would be...

Thu Nov 23rd, 2017     Read More →

PDP denies Makarfi’s presidential ambition, faults call for his resignation

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has denied knowledge of a presidential ambition by its National Caretaker Committee, NCC, Chairman, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, contrary...

Thu Nov 23rd, 2017     Read More →

WWW holds charity ball in Lagos

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It was glitz, glamour and culture penultimate Sunday when a non-governmental and charity organization (NGO) for Cross Rivers indigenes gathered at the Sheraton in Lagos to raise funds, present...

Thu Nov 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Ekwueme’s life in Nigerian Army’s shadow (1)

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By Ochereome Nnanna I HAVE always said there is no single version of Nigeria’s history. Most of us might agree on the general outlines of our history up to five years after independence. But...

Thu Nov 23rd, 2017     Read More →

PDP CONVENTION: Crisis deepens, as Bode George calls for Makarfi’s resignation

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By Dapo Akinrefon & Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—THE crisis confronting the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP deepened yesterday after another of the eight national chairmanship contenders expressed...

Wed Nov 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Wike decries pollution in N-Delta

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By Jimitota Onoyume RIVERS State governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike, has stated that the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, when passed and diligently implemented will resolve majority of the developmental and...

Wed Nov 22nd, 2017     Read More →

PANDEF to FG: Military intimidation can’t stop N-Delta struggle

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By Emma Amaize, Egufe Yafugborhi & Perez Brisibe EFFURUN—THE Pan Niger Delta Conference, PANDEF, yesterday, told the Federal Government that the Niger Delta region would not abandon the...

Wed Nov 22nd, 2017     Read More →

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