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Buhari calls Afenifere leader, PA Fasoranti over daughters murder

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly been in phone contact with Afenifere leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, whose daughter, Mrs Funke Olakunri, was killed by an armed gang...

Sun Jul 14th, 2019     Read More →

Boro Kari wins Miss N/Delta pageant

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By Ayo Onikoyi An undergraduate of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), Miss Boro Woying Kari has won this year’s edition of the Miss Niger Delta Peace Cultural Pageant competition...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

I know politicians who joined politics and suddenly turned billionaires – Rotimi Amaechi

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Following allegations that Politicians, who occupy offices in Nigeria, are enriching themselves rather than improving the lives of Nigerians, former governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi,...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

Leave Sniper out of it,distinguished By Francis Ewherido

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The Senate on Tuesday this week urged the Federal Government to ban the importation, production or circulation of sniper because it is being used by some Nigerians to commit suicide. Yes, it is...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

RUGA as the new oil field? By Emmanuel Aziken

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Given the kind of theatrics that come with political campaigns, it was not surprising that some mischief-makers in the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, used the name of the national chairman...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

Kogi: Coast clears for Bello as Ametuo group withdraws Court case By Omeiza Ajayi

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If the political atmosphere of Kogi state, especially with regards to the reelection prospects of Gov. Yahaya Bello of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC had appeared hazy or fuzzy, last...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

We must save Secondus

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By Emmanuel Aziken Given the kind of theatrics that come with political campaigns, it was not surprising that some mischief-makers in the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, used the name of...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

Ijegun: We’re tired of disasters, monarch tells Senate committee

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The Onijegun of Ijegun, Oba Nureini Olomitutu, said on Friday that activities of vandals and other criminals were threatening lives in the area. Scene of pipeline explosion at Ijegun in Lagos....

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

House Minority Leadership and the PDP’s Misstep By Chidiebere Nwobodo

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PDP is at it again. The main opposition party has not truly rebranded as it has been pontificating. Impunity is yet to exit the gate of Wadata Plaza. The hangover of power intoxication can still...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

Ijegun: Authorities must investigate deadly pipeline explosion – Amnesty By Ikechukwu Nnochiri

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– Government must do more to avert further tragedy The Nigerian authorities must urgently investigate the recent catastrophic pipelin eexplosion in Komkom community in Oyigbo, Rivers State...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

Man, wife, 5 children die of generator fumes in Rivers By Davies Iheamnachor

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PORT HARCOURT— Neighbours to a family of seven killed by generator fumes in Elele community, Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State, wept uncontrollably as they beheld their bodies...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

President Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana

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President Trump has declared a state of emergency in Louisiana after residents boarded up their businesses and at least 10,000 people were ordered to evacuate from parts of the Gulf Coast. The...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

APC PRIMARIES: Why we want indirect primaries — 37 aspirants By Omeiza Ajayi

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NO fewer than 37 governorship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have expressed support for the use of indirect system for the forthcoming primary in Kogi State,...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

Obaseki to set up Benin Royal Museum Trust to operate planned facility

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The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has set modalities for the establishment of a Museum Trust for the Benin Royal Museum to be responsible for the planned Museum, its operation and...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

How I’ll employ 700,000 youths, stop migration in Edo State – Darlington

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PPN Edo governorship hopeful, Iyoha John Darlington, unveils his Edo-for-Edo-People agenda, promises payment of N120,000 Social Security Fund to the unemployed if elected Governor. Iyoha...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →