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Teacher slumps, dies after hearing news of husband’s COVID-19 result

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Kindly Share This Story: By Perez Brisibe UGHELLI – A teacher in one of the government-owned schools in Ughelli, headquarters of Ughelli North local government area of Delta State, has...

Wed Jul 1st, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Give us bones of our king for proper burial, family begs Rivers govt

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Kindly Share This Story: By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT: The immediate family of the Late King of Akpor Kingdom, in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, His Royal Majesty, King...

Wed Jul 1st, 2020     Read More →

Schools resumption faces new hurdles

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PHOTO: REUTERS As stakeholders raise issues on safety guidelines As schools nationwide prepare to resume, following the Federal Government’s easing of restrictions, there are fears that...

Wed Jul 1st, 2020     Read More →

Group urges Rivers government to declare war on rape

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Concerned about rising cases of sexual violence in Rivers State, Social Action has urged government to declare war against rape and act swiftly to rid the society of the menace. The civil society...

Wed Jul 1st, 2020     Read More →

Buhari pledges speedy completion of $2.5bn AKK Gas Pipeline Project

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President Muhammadu Buhari PHOTO:Twitter President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja affirmed the Nigerian government’s commitment to ensure timely delivery of the landmark...

Tue Jun 30th, 2020     Read More →

Wike requests state visit from 'remarkable President Buhari'

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River State Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday requested a state visit from Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari whom he often criticises. The request by Wike, a member of the opposition People’s...

Tue Jun 30th, 2020     Read More →

Report paints grim picture of gang violence in Rivers State

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FILE: Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike and military chiefs inspect weapons and ammunition surrendered by militants and ganf members in November 2016. PHOTO: RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT In the last...

Tue Jun 30th, 2020     Read More →

Legal battle raises hope on ex-governors, others’ jumbo pension

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Mr. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq The details of payment of life pensions to former governors across the 36 states in the country, and the names and details of such ex-governors and other government...

Tue Jun 30th, 2020     Read More →

APC, Oshiomhole and the wages of vengeful politics

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Adams Oshiomhole We open by noting that we find frivolity, perversion and a travesty of symbolism in the macabre dance drama of the APC in Edo State. Nigeria’s political parties’...

Tue Jun 30th, 2020     Read More →

FG earmarks N600 bn for agriculture financing scheme – Minister

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The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono on Monday said the Federal Government has earmarked N600 billion to enhance farmer access to agricultural financing in the...

Tue Jun 30th, 2020     Read More →

Ize-Iyamu challenges PDP to defend its ‘tax-collector’ status

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Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2020 Edo State gubernatorial election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has challenged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to defend its ‘tax...

Tue Jun 30th, 2020     Read More →

FC Bulmaro, Okakuro Group celebrate footballer for outstanding performance in JAMB

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Players going through a practical session during the recent FC Bulmaro’s free football clinic at St. Francis Catholic Secondary School, Idimu, Lagos. FC Bulmaro’s aim of training...

Tue Jun 30th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 490 new COVID-19 cases, total now 24,567

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Nigeria on Sunday recorded 490 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 24,567. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known via its...

Mon Jun 29th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Anambra and burden of a gate-keeper

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Anambra state is fighting the battle against COVID-19 pandemic in many fronts. Its location as gateway to the eastern and western parts of the country, especially to the populous south-east region...

Mon Jun 29th, 2020     Read More →

Kogi State's chief judge Nasiru Ajanah is dead

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The Chief Judge of Kogi State, Justice Nasiru Ajanah is dead. According to Judiciary source, Ajanah, aged 64, died early hours of Sunday in Abuja Hospital after a protracted illness. Late Justice...

Sun Jun 28th, 2020     Read More →