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“Democracy” without democrats

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By Mohammed Adamu IN underscoring the importance of the doctrine of ‘popular sovereignty’ –or the right of the ‘people’ in modern democracies, to be the sole...

Thu Apr 19th, 2018     Read More →

Questions, as thugs overrun NASS security to steal Mace

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By Dayo Johnson, Dapo Akinrefon, Charles Kumolu, Henry Umoru, Ikechukwu Nnochiri, Omeiza Ajayi, Dirisu Yakubu & Ike Uchechukwu •Why did a suspended Senator come to Senate with non-state...

Thu Apr 19th, 2018     Read More →

Law against casualisation of workers underway – Dogara

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By Victor Ahiuma-Young CASUALISATION of workers in Nigeria may soon be a thing of the past if feelers from the National Assembly, NASS, are anything to believe, as a bill against casualisation...

Wed Apr 18th, 2018     Read More →

Paul Usoro, SAN emphasises quality of work as a boost to fee earnings

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Paul Usoro, SAN, has disclosed that good quality delivery and effective planning will earn lawyers more fees. He said this during the 2018 conference of the Section on Legal Practice of the...

Wed Apr 18th, 2018     Read More →

We have no control over the sources of soot – Wike

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By Adekunle Aliyu with Agency Report Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on those planning to demonstrate against the presence of soot to channel their protest to the Federal...

Wed Apr 18th, 2018     Read More →

Obuah drums support for Wike’s administration

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HAR-COURT— Rivers State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Felix Obuah, has asked the people of the state to support the administration of Governor...

Wed Apr 18th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria lags behind in response to oil spill —NOSDRA

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By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HAR-COURT— National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency, NOSDRA, has said that due to overwhelming challenges, Nigeria still has a long way to go to be able to...

Wed Apr 18th, 2018     Read More →

When the rain god visited Owerri with fury

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By Chidi Nkwopara, Owerri When Governor Rochas Okorocha came up with his “Urban Renewal Programme”, it looked like no other thing mattered for the administration. Those who kicked...

Wed Apr 18th, 2018     Read More →

Mimiko wanted me to swing 2015 poll results for PDP, REC alleges

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…He never promoted illegality — Ex-gov’s aide By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA — A former Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, in Ondo State, Dr Segun Agbaje, yesterday, recalled how...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

FG explains causes of soot in Rivers

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The Federal Government said the soot, currently being experienced in Port Harcourt and its environs, was caused by activities of illegal oil refiners, bunkers and burning of tyres. Mr Peter...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

INEC swears in seven new RECs

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Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has sworn in seven new Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) bringing the total number of serving RECs in the commission to 33. Prof. Mahmood...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Elechi blames squandered scoring chances for Go Round’s troubles

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Go Round FC of Omoku, a sub-urban in Rivers State is still going round the top flight of Nigeria’s elite league less sure footedly than their fans would desire. Ngozi Elechi Perched on the...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Section 5 and the Mohammed Bello Adoke case

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By Reuben Abati His Lordship Justice Binta Nyako at the Federal High Court sitting in the Federal Capital Territory last Friday, gave an instructive, landmark judgment in the matter between...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Rep scores Buhari low on security, economy

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By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—THE member, representing Oredo Federal Constituency of Edo State in the National Assembly, Mr Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, has scored the administration of President...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Stranded power compels us to cut generation from 560MW to 240MW – Afam Power

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THE management of Afam Power PLC, has been compelled to cut generation from 560 megawatts, MW to 250 MW as a result of distribution challenges. The Managing Director of Afam power PLC, Engineer...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →