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We must save Secondus

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By Emmanuel Aziken Given the kind of theatrics that come with political campaigns, it was not surprising that some mischief-makers in the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, used the name of...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

Ijegun: We’re tired of disasters, monarch tells Senate committee

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The Onijegun of Ijegun, Oba Nureini Olomitutu, said on Friday that activities of vandals and other criminals were threatening lives in the area. Scene of pipeline explosion at Ijegun in Lagos....

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

House Minority Leadership and the PDP’s Misstep By Chidiebere Nwobodo

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PDP is at it again. The main opposition party has not truly rebranded as it has been pontificating. Impunity is yet to exit the gate of Wadata Plaza. The hangover of power intoxication can still...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

Ijegun: Authorities must investigate deadly pipeline explosion – Amnesty By Ikechukwu Nnochiri

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– Government must do more to avert further tragedy The Nigerian authorities must urgently investigate the recent catastrophic pipelin eexplosion in Komkom community in Oyigbo, Rivers State...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

Man, wife, 5 children die of generator fumes in Rivers By Davies Iheamnachor

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PORT HARCOURT— Neighbours to a family of seven killed by generator fumes in Elele community, Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State, wept uncontrollably as they beheld their bodies...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

President Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana

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President Trump has declared a state of emergency in Louisiana after residents boarded up their businesses and at least 10,000 people were ordered to evacuate from parts of the Gulf Coast. The...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

APC PRIMARIES: Why we want indirect primaries — 37 aspirants By Omeiza Ajayi

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NO fewer than 37 governorship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have expressed support for the use of indirect system for the forthcoming primary in Kogi State,...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

Obaseki to set up Benin Royal Museum Trust to operate planned facility

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The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has set modalities for the establishment of a Museum Trust for the Benin Royal Museum to be responsible for the planned Museum, its operation and...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

How I’ll employ 700,000 youths, stop migration in Edo State – Darlington

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PPN Edo governorship hopeful, Iyoha John Darlington, unveils his Edo-for-Edo-People agenda, promises payment of N120,000 Social Security Fund to the unemployed if elected Governor. Iyoha...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

Bayelsa oil communities reject oil companies’ MoU, say it’s fraudulent

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The oil-bearing communities in the Nembe Council Area of Bayelsa have described as fraudulent the Global Memorandum of Understanding (GMoU) drawn by the International Oil Companies (IOCs)...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

Ruga is an abomination, should be withdrawn not suspended — Clark

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•Says INEC must be in charge of security to guarantee free and fair elections Elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark is famous for speaking truth to power. Highly respected for his views on...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

How to guarantee non-violent guber polls in Bayelsa—Jonathan, Igali, Alaibe, Osaisai

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By Emma Amaize, Sam Oyadongha & Emem Idio YENAGOA—FORMER President Goodluck Jonathan and three governorship aspirants in Bayelsa State— former Federal Permanent Secretary,...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria’s public debt now N24.9trn — DMO

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By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief, Yinka Kolawole, Dirisu Yakubu & Naomi Uzor ABUJA — The nation’s publicdebt stood at N24.947 trillion ($81.274 billion) at the end of March, this...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

Senate begins probe of Ijegun pipelines explosion

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…Urges NNPC, PPMC to Improve Security Surveillance of its Security Architecture By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate has begun probe into the recent Rivers State explosion to extend its scope to...

Wed Jul 10th, 2019     Read More →

Police kill 3 at burial in Rivers

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By Davies Iheamnachor Police PORT HARCOURT— three persons were feared killed, yesterday, following a clash between youths and some policemen at Nkpolu Community, Obio/Akpor Local Government...

Wed Jul 10th, 2019     Read More →