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Buhari appoints Banire, Tukur AMCON, FCSC chairpersons

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President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the Senior Advocate of Nigeria(SAN) and former legal adviser to the now ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, party, Muiz Banire as Chairman of the...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

Sen. Abe attributes APC’s victory in Ekiti to popularity

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Sen. Magnus Abe (APC) representing Rivers South/East Senatorial District has advised political parties to ensure that their candidates interface properly with the people to gain high level...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

49 die, many missing in Katsina flood; 90 houses destroyed

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA—FLOOD, after a downpour that lasted hours, yesterday, killed no fewer than 49 persons, with dozens declared missing, while over 90 houses were destroyed in Jibia...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

Shortage of quality lubricants encourages adulteration – Mobil

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Shortage of quality lubricants has been identified as a major reason for the emergence of adulterated products at Ikoku Spare Parts Market, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, but the management of 11...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

NGO alleges neglect of women in Ogoni clean-up

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Ogoni women By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT—A Non-governmental organisation, NGO, in Rivers State, Lokiaka Community Development Centre, has expressed sadness over alleged neglect of...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

RSG asks Joe Igbokwe to name Supreme Court Justices Gov wike bribed or …

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Rivers State Government has challenged Mr Joe Igbokwe, Publicity Secretary of Lagos State APC to be bold enough to name the Supreme Court Justices he said that Governor Nyesom Wike bribed. Wike...

Mon Jul 16th, 2018     Read More →

MOSOP flays Shell, military over alleged repression of Ogoni farmers

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Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People, MOSOP, has condemned the alleged violation of the rights of Ogoni people by Nigerian soldiers attached to Shell Petroleum Development Company of...

Mon Jul 16th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Wike advocates consensus northern PDP presidential candidate

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT —GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has urged Northern leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to pick a...

Mon Jul 16th, 2018     Read More →

Fayemi’s victory is defeat of Obasanjo, Fayose – Presidency

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•As PDP cries foul, rejects election result •Jubilation in Fayemi’s home town; how Fayose lost •It’s victory from hunger, poverty — Fayemi By Dayo Johnson, Dapo...

Mon Jul 16th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Olusola rejects Ekiti election results, heads to election tribunal

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…claims he won the July 14 poll, vows to reclaim his mandate through all legitimate means Deputy Governor of Ekiti State and candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in...

Sun Jul 15th, 2018     Read More →

Ekiti election worst political robbery in Nigeria – Wike

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*boasts APC can’t try same in Rivers Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT – GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike Sunday described the just concluded Ekiti state...

Sun Jul 15th, 2018     Read More →

Shift in rainfall pattern may cause floods in 2018, NiMet warns

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Abuja – The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has warned that many parts of the country were likely to experience flooding due to a shift in rainfall pattern caused by climate...

Sun Jul 15th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari’s quest for a peaceful Niger Delta

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•Traditional rulers, key stakeholders parley with an Amnesty Programme in Lagos to move oil region forward •Pledge support for FG Niger Delta leaders in a group photograph with Special...

Sun Jul 15th, 2018     Read More →

Ekiti: The grudge match

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The antagonism from the 2014 election was, undoubtedly, reflected in the run-up to the poll that was generally seen as a contest between Fay and Fay. In the 2014 election, Fayose defeated Fayemi...

Sun Jul 15th, 2018     Read More →

The search for the next Indomie heroes begins

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The annual, highly anticipated Indomie Independence Day Award for Heroes of Nigeria (IIDA) has commenced the search process to fish out uncommon heroes, who have gone out of their way to do...

Sun Jul 15th, 2018     Read More →