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Senate probes alleged shady deals by security outfits at Lagos ports

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[FILES] Senate. Photo: TWITTER/NGRSENATEThe Senate yesterday mandated its committees on Navy, Marine Transport and Finance to carry out a comprehensive investigation into the activities of Messrs...

Fri Nov 8th, 2019     Read More →

Lagos government warns residents against dumping of dirt in drainage channels

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Lagos State Government on Thursday warned residents against dropping dirt on drainage channels. The state’s ministry of information and strategy in a sensitisation message urged commuters to...

Thu Nov 7th, 2019     Read More →

Reinventing NDDC: President Buhari serves them a la carte menu

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The Niger Delta States of Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Delta and Bayelsa despite getting huge amounts as derivation fund from the federation account for many years – higher than all other states in...

Thu Nov 7th, 2019     Read More →

Please we are begging, forgive us, Wike begs FG

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike By Egufe Yafugborhi Governor Nyesom Wike has prayed Federal Government (FG) to forgive Rivers state people for any wrong they did to warrant perceived...

Wed Nov 6th, 2019     Read More →

Court jails two brothers five years for $788 scam

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Justice J. K. Omotosho of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has convicted and sentenced two brothers: Otojareri Governor Lucky (a.k.a Sam Lewis) and Otojareri...

Tue Nov 5th, 2019     Read More →

Forgive us if we have done any wrong, Wike begs FG

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike By Egufe Yafugborhi Governor Nyesom Wike has prayed Federal Government (FG) to forgive Rivers state people for any wrong they did to warrant perceived...

Tue Nov 5th, 2019     Read More →

Newly-created Kwara Customs command generated N1.27b in 3 months

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The Nigeria Customs Service, Kwara Area Command, says it generated the sum of N1.27 billion within three months of creation. This was contained in a statement issued by Chado Zakari, the Public...

Tue Nov 5th, 2019     Read More →

Crisis Looms in NDDC as Lawan asks new Board to take over Affairs of Commission

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President of the Senate, Sen. Ahmed Lawan By Henry Umoru Strong Indications have emerged that fresh crisis looms at the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC as the President of the Senate,...

Tue Nov 5th, 2019     Read More →

FG begins processes for social media sanitisation — Lai Mohammed

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The Federal Government says it has commenced the process of injecting sanity into the Social Media space to prevent it from setting the nation on fire. The Minister of Information and Culture,...

Tue Nov 5th, 2019     Read More →

Dare canvasses support for Nigeria Women’s league

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Sports Minister, Sunday Dare (left), Women Affairs Minister, Mrs. Pauline Tallen and NWFL Chairperson, Mrs. Aisha Falode at the Agege Stadium before the final match of the NWFL Super Four...

Tue Nov 5th, 2019     Read More →

Cardinal rule of interpretation of instrument, document or agreement

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Scale of Justice JUMBO v. SASIME & ORS (2019) LPELR-48668 (CA) In the Court of Appeal In the Port Harcourt Judicial Division Holden at Port Harcourt ON MONDAY, 7TH OCTOBER, 2019 Suit No:...

Tue Nov 5th, 2019     Read More →

‘We have to improve the lives of women, with more women empowered, we could make a great change’

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Ude Elegant, innovative and unassuming will describe Chioma Ude, the Executive Director of Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF); one of the most celebrated film festivals in the African...

Sat Nov 2nd, 2019     Read More →

YEA 6: Fidelity Bank, Gazelle Empowers Over 200 Youth With Entrepreneurial Skills In Anambra State

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Determined to reduce unemployment levels in the country, Fidelity Bank Plc, in partnership with Gazelle Academy and the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka on Friday concluded an entrepreneurship...

Tue Oct 29th, 2019     Read More →

NDDC: Buhari seeks Senate confirmation for Odubu, 15 others

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Henry Umoru – Abuja PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has sent a letter to the Senate, requesting the screening and subsequent confirmation of a former Deputy Governor of Edo State, Dr. Pius Odubu,...

Tue Oct 29th, 2019     Read More →

NDDC Board Members: Buhari writes Senate, requests for confirmation of Odubu, 15 others

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President Muhammadu Buhari …As Senate gives its standing committee one week to screen Odubu, Okumagba, others By Henry Umoru PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate, requesting...

Tue Oct 29th, 2019     Read More →