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2019: APC won’t implode over Buhari’s declaration — Magnus Abe

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HAR-COURT— The senator representing Rivers South-East senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Abe, has assured that the All Progressives...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari approves medical intervention in Ogoni

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT— President Muhammadu Buahri has approved further healthcare intervention in the communities of Ogoni, Rivers State, to alleviate the suffering of...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Youth Championship: Handball fans score HFN high

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The National U-12 and U-15 handball championships concluded in Lagos on Sunday has restored the hope of young players and coaches across the country after several years of training in isolation...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

When Ijaw nation celebrates Tompolo at 47

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WARRI, the oil-rich city of Delta State was in festive mood last Thursday as the Ijaw, drawn from Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta and other parts of the country gathered in their numbers to celebrate the...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Rivers APC Gives Reasons President Buhari’s Second Coming Is Imperative to Niger Delta

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..Urges Niger Deltans not to repeat 2015 blunder of believing and working for fake messiahs Rivers chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the brouhaha generated by a cross...

Mon Apr 16th, 2018     Read More →

PENGASSAN pickets Total E&P over alleged transfer of employment dept

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT— Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, has picketed Total Exploration and Producing Nigerian Limited, TEPNG, in Port...

Mon Apr 16th, 2018     Read More →

Dredging Excravos Bar, Warri Port: Itsekiri, Ijaw youths to sensitize communities

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Warri: Ijaw and Itsekiri youths have set up a sensitization committee to go round communities ahead of commencement of dredging of the Excravos Bar to Warri Port, Delta state. A joint statement...

Mon Apr 16th, 2018     Read More →

Wike flays non-representation of Rivers in FCC

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By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT— GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has faulted the non- representation of the state in the Federal Character Commission, FCC, charging the body to...

Mon Apr 16th, 2018     Read More →

CIBN reconstitutes governing council, elects Olowu as President

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THE Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, CIBN, has elected new national officers to steer its affairs for the next two years. At the head of the newly constituted Governing Council as...

Mon Apr 16th, 2018     Read More →

Masari receives Zik Good Governance award

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Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state has received the 2017 Zik Award for good governance at a grand ceremony held at Civic Center, Victoria Island Lagos. Masari receives Zik Good...

Sun Apr 15th, 2018     Read More →

Dumpsite Fire: Global Rights calls on Lagos Govt to compensate residents

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By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA- AN international rights organization, Global Rights Nigeria, Friday, called on the Lagos State Government to adequately compensate affected residents over the untold...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →

Can the PDP cry wolf?

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Is the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, crying wolf with its recent lamentations of democracy being endangered in Nigeria? A party which was not too long ago castigated for lacking internal...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →

Tonye Graham-Douglas: Creative leader who strives for worthy causes

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PERHAPS, if the Federal Government he served four times as minister had listened to him and taken his proposals as road-map for the development of the Niger-Delta region, and indeed, other parts...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →

Ikpeazu: Servant leader on transformation mission

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Deputy Political Editor D Okezie Ikpeazu mounted the saddle of leadership in Abia State on May 29, 2015, on a promising note amid huge expectations. He had the onerous task of...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →

Rivers Govt inaugurates c’ttee to resolve boundary disputes

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The Rivers State Government has inaugurated Technical Committee on Obete /Seme-Lueku Boundary dispute . Inaugurating the committee yesterday in Government House, Port Harcourt, the Deputy...

Fri Apr 13th, 2018     Read More →