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Use of plastic bags in Nigeria may be prohibited if …

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…as contravention attracts N500.000, N1m By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA – A bill to stop the manufacturing, importation and use of all plastic bags for commercial and household packaging...

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →

Reps to criminalise use of plastic bags

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The House of Representatives has adopted a report on a Bill for an Act to, among other things, prohibit the use, manufacture and importation of plastic bags for commercial and household...

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →

Police arrest 20 suspects allegedly terrorizing Sokoto

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Sokoto – The Sokoto State Police Command says it has arrested 20 suspects alleged to be terrorizing residents of Sabon Birni Local Government and its environs. Soldiers and policemen stand...

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →

Police uncover alleged plans to disrupt May 29 inauguration in Ogun

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By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA – The Ogun State Police Command on Tuesday said it has uncovered plans by some individuals to forment trouble across the state with a view to disrupting the...

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →

Transport fares spike in April

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By Elizabeth Adegbesan Despite the decline in the price of premium motor spirit (PMS) also known as petrol, the average fare paid by passengers for bus journey intercity, air journey and journey...

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →

People with disability task traditional rulers on inclusiveness

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong. Jos – Persons living with disability in Plateau State have appealed to traditional rulers in the state not to neglect their members in their respective domains but...

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →

NPFL: Rangers spank Rivers United 1-0 in Enugu

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Enugu – Rangers International FC of Enugu on Monday spanked visiting Rivers United FC of Port Harcourt 1- 0 to wrap up their unbeaten home record in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football...

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →

A country where good people are not allowed to win elections by Pat Utomi

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YESTERDAY Pat Utomi narrated the thoughts, the people and the circumstances that persuaded him to run for the Delta State governorship election under the platform of All Peoples Congress, APC....

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →

16 dead as cult war resumes in Rivers

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT—NO fewer than 16 people are feared dead following cult crises that broke out in two different local government areas of Rivers State, Sunday. Cult...

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →

APPOINTMENTS: Buhari favoured South more than North – Records

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•South gets 52.4%, North 47.6% •Ikokwu, Ozekhome, ABC Nwosu, others speak By Clifford Ndujihe, Henry Umoru, Dirisu Yakubu & Olayinka Ajayi IF the contents of classified records were...

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →

More Nigerians to die by suicide if…

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Experts call for National suicide prevention stategy, signing of Mental Health Bill into law , training of more psychiatrists By Chioma Obinna & Gabriel Olawale It is no longer news that...

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →

We didn’t give pre-conditions for peace in Rivers, APC replies Wike

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT— The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, has said it did not request Governor Nyesom Wike to complete projects started by the previous...

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →

Buratai : Building a reputable Army of hope

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UNARGUABLY, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai is one of Nigeria’s finest breed of soldier. On and off the field, the diligent soldier from Buratai village in Biu Local...

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →

Closure of South-South seaports is to strangulate S-East economy – IPOB

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Nnewi — The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Monday alleged that the closure of the seaports in the South-South(Warri, Calabar, and Port Harcourt seaports) was to strangulate the economy...

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

Amaechi can influence Igbo presidential future, but… – Suspended Ohanaeze scribe

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT: The suspended Secretary-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Dimm (Barr) Uche Okwukwu, has stated that the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has all it...

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →