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Flood sacks shops, homes in parts of East-West Road

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HAR-COURT— flood has taken over parts of Nkpolu axis of the East-West Road, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, following a downpour form dusk to...

Thu Jun 21st, 2018     Read More →

APC, gateway to election violence —Obuah

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By Onozure Dania As more reactions trail the success of last Saturday’s local government elections in Rivers State, the Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state, Mr Felix...

Thu Jun 21st, 2018     Read More →

Ogun, Rivers lead as NECO releases 108 Cowbellpedia results

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WITH 15 candidates in the second stage, Ogun State led the rest of the states in the country as the National Examination Council, NECO released the results of 2018 Cowbellpedia Qualifying...

Thu Jun 21st, 2018     Read More →

Rivers APC crisis: A-Court reserves judgment on legal representation

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT—The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has reserved judgment in the suit on who represents the All Progressives Congress, APC, in...

Thu Jun 21st, 2018     Read More →

The misunderstood Oweilaemi and Okowa-Otuaro

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By Ekanpou Enewaridideke ONCE upon a time there was a man – a man inexorably admired and treated as a demigod by this generation and the next generation for his accurate, ingenious...

Thu Jun 21st, 2018     Read More →

Okowa gets accolades as Dickson commissions projects in Delta State

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CHAIRMAN of South-South Governors’ Forum, Chief Seriake Dickson has commissioned multi-billion naira projects in Delta State, describing Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as prudent manager of...

Wed Jun 20th, 2018     Read More →

EFCC arrests operator of fake degree-awarding college

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The Operatives of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal Office, have arrested a fake school operator allegedly awarding the National Certificate of Education, NCE...

Wed Jun 20th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari/nPDP faceoff: I am with President – Nwuke

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA-A member of the 7th House of Representatives, Hon. Ogbonna Nwuke has sided with president Muhammadu Buhari on his decision to call the bluff of the new Peoples...

Wed Jun 20th, 2018     Read More →

Positive Economic outlook in Edo increases investor traffic, pushes air fares by 1.04%

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The prevailing investment-friendly environment in Edo State, resulting from a series of reforms embarked upon by the Godwin Obaseki administration, to open up the state to private sector...

Wed Jun 20th, 2018     Read More →

Why I’ll not relent on projects delivery — Wike

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By Egufe Yafugborhi Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has declared that he will not slow down on projects delivery because the people of the state deserve the very best. ivers State Governor,...

Wed Jun 20th, 2018     Read More →

Niger Delta mothers protest harassment of Patience Jonathan

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Hundreds of Niger Delta women, yesterday, marched to Government House, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, to protest what they termed the incessant harassment of former first lady of Nigeria, Dame...

Wed Jun 20th, 2018     Read More →

ERA tasks NASS on laws to guarantee environmental rights

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT—Environmental Rights Action, Friends of the Earth Nigeria, ERA/FOEN, has tasked the National Assembly to make laws that would guarantee the environmental...

Wed Jun 20th, 2018     Read More →

Rivers residents pay cheapest bus fare in May – NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said residents of Rivers paid the lowest bus fare within city in May. The NBS stated this in Transport Fare Watch for May 2018 published on its...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Anniversary of June 12 presidential election (5)

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General Babangida again threw open the Presidential race and many showed interest. Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, GCFR (1937-1998) who lost his first wife, Alhaja Simbiat Atinuke Abiola...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Gunmen kill, bury NNPC staff member in Rivers after collecting ransom

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT—Gunmen believed to be kidnappers have murdered and buried a senior staff member of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, in Rivers State,...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →