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Rivers APC: Abe calls for review of issues in contention

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By Iheammachor Davies PORT HARCOURT—Senator representing Rivers South-East senatorial district in the National Assembly and factional governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress,...

Wed Feb 6th, 2019     Read More →

NIMASA recognises NLNG as caring firm

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Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has received a special recognition award from the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) as a caring company, for demonstrating virtues that...

Wed Feb 6th, 2019     Read More →

EFCC directs banks to deny Rivers State cash —Wike

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…It’s fake news —EFCC PORT HARCOURT—Rivers State Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike has disclosed that the Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has directed...

Wed Feb 6th, 2019     Read More →

Delta REC vows to prosecute violators, others

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By Festus Ahon ASABA—DELTA State Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC of the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, Dr Cyril Omorogbe, has vowed to prosecute politicians found perpetrating...

Wed Feb 6th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari’s wife canvasses peaceful elections in Rivers

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By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT —NIGERIA’S First Lady, Aisha Buhari, yesterday urged electorate in the South South to embrace peaceful conduct and shun fighting in coming 2019...

Wed Feb 6th, 2019     Read More →

Unpaid pensions: NLC urges pensioners to vote against govs

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NIGERIA Labour Congress, NLC, has called on pensioners across the country to vote against any state governor still owing backlog of unpaid pension in the forthcoming general...

Wed Feb 6th, 2019     Read More →

Seafarers’ launches new chaplains’ directory

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SEAFARERS’ charity Stella Maris-Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) has launched a new version of its global port chaplains’ directory which helps seafarers get access to pastoral,...

Wed Feb 6th, 2019     Read More →

Ohanaeze Crisis: Why Uche Okwukwu is fighting collective Igbo decision

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By Dennis Agbo Ever since the apex Igbo organisation endorsed the presidential candidature of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his running mate, Mr. Peter Obi,...

Tue Feb 5th, 2019     Read More →

I’ll reclaim my APC Governorship ticket, Sen. Ayogu Eze vows

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Sen. Ayogu Eze, the embattled governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State has vowed to reclaim his position after an Abuja Federal High Court nullified his primary...

Tue Feb 5th, 2019     Read More →

After World Cup, Russians flock to matches

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Many thought the football craze in Russia would not last and the shiny new stadiums built for the World Cup would rapidly become “white elephants” the country could not...

Tue Feb 5th, 2019     Read More →

Group lauds Buhari on new NDDC boss

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By Elizabeth Uwandu PORT HARCOURT—THE Association of Ijaw Non-indigenes in Rivers State, INRS, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the appointment of Prof. Nelson Brambaifa as Acting...

Mon Feb 4th, 2019     Read More →

No drug can shrink fibroids

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Surgeon cautions Nigerian women By Chioma Obinna Contrary to common assumption that drugs can shrink uterine fibroids, a maternal health expert, Dr. Benjamin Olowojebutu has debunked the claim and...

Tue Feb 5th, 2019     Read More →

UKaid, PERL supports Borno govt to develop MTSS plan for health system

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By Ndahi Marama Maiduguri—United Kingdom Aid, UKaid, and Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn, PERL, are supporting Borno State government on how to develop a Medium Term Sector Strategy,...

Tue Feb 5th, 2019     Read More →

Hope rises for Rivers APC as A-Court stays judgment

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APC, Cole laud ruling By Egufe Yafugborhi, Omeiza Ajayi & Davies Iheamnachor There was jubilation in the All Progressives Congress, APC, camp in Rivers State as the Court of Appeal sitting in...

Mon Feb 4th, 2019     Read More →

Rivers: APC’s Tonye Cole lauds Appellate Court Ruling

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA: Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers state, Tonye Patrick Cole, has hailed Monday’s ruling of the Court of Appeal which ordered a...

Mon Feb 4th, 2019     Read More →