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1,500 APC members decamp to PDP

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BY JIMITOTA ONOYUME PORT HARCOURT: Chairman of Rivers state Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria, RTEAN, Mr Ndamati Amadi yesterday decamped from the All Progressives Congress, APC, to...

Wed Oct 18th, 2017     Read More →

Monkey Pox cases increase to 74 in 11 states – FG

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The Monkey pox virus outbreak has spread to 11 states with 74 suspected cases recorded, Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole has said. Adewole made the disclosure in Abuja on Wednesday when he...

Wed Oct 18th, 2017     Read More →

Some old farmers do not know rudiments of farming, ‘We want to meet them one on one’ – Olusiji

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Indorama Eleme Fertiliser and Chemicals Limited, one of the largest fertiliser blending plants in Africa, says it is conducting free soil testing for farmers to identify the nutrient status of...

Wed Oct 18th, 2017     Read More →

Monarch tasks Rivers Govt. on agriculture, job creation

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A first class traditional ruler in Rivers, Leslie Eke, has called on the state government to invest in agriculture in order to create employment opportunities for the citizens. Eke, Eze Gbakagbaka...

Wed Oct 18th, 2017     Read More →

Somalia drought, conflict force 1 million people to flee-agency

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Over 1 million people in Somalia have been forced to abandon their homes this year seeking food and water, mainly due to drought, an international humanitarian agency said on Wednesday. The...

Wed Oct 18th, 2017     Read More →

Group commends FG on security set up in Rivers

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT: True Rivers Initiative, TRI, has commended the Federal Government for the security set up in Rivers State, stating that the security of the state now has a...

Wed Oct 18th, 2017     Read More →

Rivers PDP blasts APC for linking Gov Wike to Army vaccine scare

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The Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has noted with dismay the sinister and treacherous effort of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the State to vent their anger and...

Wed Oct 18th, 2017     Read More →

APC congratulates Buhari, renames Amaechi, Mr. Railway of Nigeria

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Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) after due consideration of the massive rail-line projects nationwide under the present APC led Federal Government congratulates President...

Wed Oct 18th, 2017     Read More →

Biafra: When South-East, South-South govs asked God for forgiveness

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DUE to perceived marginalisation of the South-East and South-South regions, their governors now seek for solutions not only politically but also spiritually. South-East Voice gathered that the...

Wed Oct 18th, 2017     Read More →

Senate summons Fayemi over Zamfara lead poisoning

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The Senate on Tuesday, summoned the Minister of Solid Minerals, Dr Kayode Fayemi, to appear before it and brief on the ministry’s mining roadmap and implementation framework. The minister is...

Wed Oct 18th, 2017     Read More →

Wike to boost agric sector with loans for 10,000

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By Jimitota Onoyume PORT HAR-COURT— Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said that his administration will encourage growth of the agriculture sector, adding that 10,000 young farmers...

Wed Oct 18th, 2017     Read More →

Rumour of Army free immunization disrupts activities in Rivers schools

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…As Army denies health outreach By Jimitota Onoyume, Davies Iheamnachor, Amarachi Uzoma & Isioma Ananaba PORT HAR-COURT— There was panic in primary and secondary schools in Rivers...

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Addressing the Etsako flood disaster

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By Benjamin Atu AS Nigerians celebrated the country’s independence anniversary on October 1, 2017, communities in Etsako Central and other areas in Edo North woke up to be confronted by...

Wed Oct 18th, 2017     Read More →

PR experts set to define new frontiers for Nigeria’s economic growth

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Public relations experts from different parts of the world are set to converge on Lagos to chart new frontiers for Nigeria’s economic growth and development. Nigeria Economy The experts, who...

Tue Oct 17th, 2017     Read More →

How can anyone go to bed, sleep soundly when workers have not been paid – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday expressed concern on the growing complaints and agitations by workers in states over unpaid salaries and allowances, in spite of interventions by the Federal...

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