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Ex-MEND leaders task Buhari on Ogoni cleanup, East West road completion 

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[FILE] Ogoni clean-up activities Former militants under the defunct Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta (MEND), has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari on the need for the speedy...

Sat Jan 11th, 2020     Read More →

Navy arrests 9 suspected crude oil thieves in Rivers

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The Nigerian Navy says it has arrested nine suspects at the Bonny waterways in Rivers, in connection with smuggling of undisclosed quantity of crude oil. Capt. Adegoke Ebo, the Executive Officer,...

Fri Jan 10th, 2020     Read More →

NCS Area II Command at Onne Port generates ₦107.3bn

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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Area II Command at Onne Port, on Friday said that it generated N107.3 billion as revenue in 2019. The Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Galadima Saidu, said...

Fri Jan 10th, 2020     Read More →

Amnesty International, police differ on cult killings in Rivers

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Amnesty International and the Rivers State Police Command are singing discordant tunes over the recent cult-related killings in the state. The rights group blamed the failure of the authorities to...

Fri Jan 10th, 2020     Read More →

NDBDA management, workers differ on Songhai farm funding

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Managing Director of Niger Delta Basin Development Authority (NDBDA), Mr. Tonye David-West, has said the Songhai farm project has not been funded with more than N200 million since he assumed...

Wed Jan 8th, 2020     Read More →

Intrigues that shaped politics in 2019

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Atiku General elections: expectations and shocks The year 2019 was a mixed bag. It was no doubt a big election year that came with some uncertainties regarding the future of some politicians, a...

Wed Jan 8th, 2020     Read More →

Army arrests suspected trafficker, rescues nine children in Enugu

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The Nigerian Army in Enugu has arrested a suspected woman child-trafficker and rescued nine children in the process. The army gave the name of the 40-year-old child-trafficker as Mrs. Rebecca...

Wed Jan 8th, 2020     Read More →

Wike swears in 4 new Judges

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Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has sworn in four new judges into the states judiciary and charged them to show more commitment in the administration of justice. He made the call at the swearing in...

Tue Jan 7th, 2020     Read More →

Four years after, pall of soot still hovers over Rivers State

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Nearly four years after deadly black soot seized the Port Harcourt skyline and several parts of Rivers State causing massive air pollution, there are fears of increased air-induced ailment...

Sun Jan 5th, 2020     Read More →

N16.5b debt: Blackout enters Day 10 as PHEDC shutdown in Yenagoa continues

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The electricity outage occasioned by the face-off between the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) and the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) has entered the 10th day with unpleasant...

Thu Jan 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Federal lawmakers kick against N37 billion for renovation, say budget not discussed in House

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At least two other House of Representatives members have spoken against plans to spend N37 billion for the renovation of the National Assembly complex. Akin Alabi from Egbeda/Ona Area Federal...

Mon Dec 30th, 2019     Read More →

Beyond Soku oilfields, how politics fuels Wike, Dickson’s feud

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Seriake Dickson .. PHOTOS: Twitter The political feud between Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike and Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson, has exposed further division, occasioned by rivalry...

Mon Dec 30th, 2019     Read More →

Abia Warriors down Plateau United 3-0, Akwa edge Lobi as Dakkada hold Sunshine Stars

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High-riding Plateau United were brought down to earth in Umuahia yesterday Abia Warriors, who beat the league leaders 3-0 Guy Keumian was the orchestrator of the win for the Abia Warriors as he...

Mon Dec 30th, 2019     Read More →

The Life And Times Of High Chief (DR.) O.B. Lulu-Briggs (1930-2018)

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Once in every generation, and to a particular people, God sends that one person who comes along with refreshing energy, impacts us so affectionately; uplifts our spirits, energizes our bones and...

Fri Dec 27th, 2019     Read More →

PHEDC seeks resolution of rift with IYC to end outage in Bayelsa

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Photo: PIXABAY The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) yesterday sought speedy resolution of the conflict with the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC), which resulted in shutdown of its...

Fri Dec 27th, 2019     Read More →