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I will support any aspirant that wins PDP presidential ticket — Sen. Mark

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A PDP presidential aspirant and former Senate President, David Mark, says he will support any aspirant that wins the party’s presidential primaries scheduled to hold in Port Harcourt,...

Mon Sep 24th, 2018     Read More →

INEC flays political parties on vote buying

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By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT – INDEPENDENT National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said the unethical culture of vote buying in Nigerian politics was being instigated by political...

Mon Sep 24th, 2018     Read More →

Day Seraph youths shut down Lagos

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The stretch of Billingsway Street, at Oregun in Ikeja, Lagos State, was shut down as about 7, 000 youths who are all members of the Cherubim & Seraphim Church on Saturday, September 22, 2018,...

Mon Sep 24th, 2018     Read More →

Osun Poll: Edo PDP Chair calls for resignation of Prof Yakubu

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…as Prince Afegbua defects to PDP BY GABRIEL ENOGHOLASE BENIN – AGAINST the back drop of the results of the Osun State governorship election as announced by the Independent National...

Mon Sep 24th, 2018     Read More →

FLOOD: Death toll hits 242

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…327,052 persons displaced, 9,276 houses destroyed …19 riverine communities submerged in Delta By Emma Amaize, Clifford Ndujihe, Jimitota, Onoyume, Festus Ahon, Ochuko Akuopha, Perez...

Mon Sep 24th, 2018     Read More →

APC berates Abe’s loyalists over attempt to vacate injunction

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT—All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State has berated 23 loyalists of Senator Magnus Abe for attempting to vacate a court order, which the state...

Mon Sep 24th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Turaki appears before Southern, M-Belt leaders

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—FORMER Minister of Special Duties and Presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Taminu Turaki, SAN, has said if elected as the...

Mon Sep 24th, 2018     Read More →

Chimaroke’s return to PDP shows party’s widening up —Sen Utazi

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By Chinenyeh Ozor NSUKKA—SENATOR Chuka Utazi representing Enugu north senatorial zone at the upper chambers of the national assembly have described the return of ex-governor Chimaroke...

Sun Sep 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Abe alleges plot to smear his image before APC leaders

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT—Rivers State All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship aspirant, Senator Magnus Abe (Rivers South-East), has raised the alarm over alleged moves by...

Sun Sep 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Closing the $215m funding gap for TB control in Nigeria

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By Luminous Jannamike “WHEN (young) Winner came for treatment, she was in such pain she had to be carried around. But after just two weeks, she showed significant improvement and is out of...

Sun Sep 23rd, 2018     Read More →

NATIONAL CONVENTION: Why we chose Port Harcourt, by PDP

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By Jide Ajani Stemming from the controversy generated by its choice of Port Harcourt, as venue for its national convention, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said it opted for the Rivers...

Sun Sep 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Delta: Floodwater rising

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South IT was a pathetic situation, last Wednesday, as Governor Ifeanyi Okowa undertook a tour of some communities submerged by flood in Oshimili South...

Sun Sep 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Lamentations as flood hits 400 communities, 44 dead

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…We are paying dearly for not heeding warning! • Water displaces residents, corpses • REVEALED: 2012 report to avert disaster ignored BY BOLUWAJI OBAHOPO, LOKOJA When...

Sun Sep 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Rivers: Two camps ready for 67,000 potential IDPs

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By Egufe Yafugborhi & Davies Iheamnachor It is understandable that as one of the high risk states listed to experience looming destructive flooding this year, Rivers State was quick to...

Sun Sep 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Kwara 2019: Abdulrazaq’s vision in perspective

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By Murtala Tajudeen In Kwara State, the race for the 2019 governorship election is becoming interesting considering the array of gladiators, who want to succeed Governor Ahmed Abdulfatai. Gov...

Sun Sep 23rd, 2018     Read More →