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He will be so sorely missed

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By Donu Kogbara Emmanuel Chinwenwo Aguma Esq, the distinguished SAN who recently passed away in London while diligently serving as the Honourable Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice of...

Fri Sep 14th, 2018     Read More →

Factions in Rivers, Delta APC would collapse in days —Briggs, Ochei

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA—Two chieftains of All Progressives Congress, APC, have dismissed reports of factionalization of the party in Rivers and Delta states, saying what Nigerians are seeing...

Fri Sep 14th, 2018     Read More →

Nigerians react on Bichi’s new appointment

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By Nwafor Sunday Following the appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi as the new Director-General of the Department of State Service, DSS, on Thursday, Nigerians have taken to various social media to...

Thu Sep 13th, 2018     Read More →

Saraki’s presidential ambition splits PDP governors

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – Ahead of its presidential primaries scheduled for October 5 and 6, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors, it was gathered, are divided over the choice of the...

Thu Sep 13th, 2018     Read More →

IOCs relocation: Ex-warlord, Ateke Tom, DSS halt invasion of SNEPCO Base

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By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT – River State youths laid siege to the supply base of Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company, SNEPCO, in the Oil and Gas Free Zone, Onne, Rivers...

Thu Sep 13th, 2018     Read More →

‘Why PDP govs want convention in P-Harcourt’

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA— Ahead of October 5 presidential primaries of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Vanguard has uncovered reasons for the adoption of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State...

Thu Sep 13th, 2018     Read More →

Another meeting over automatic ticket for Dino Melaye ends in deadlock

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By Boluwaji Obahopo LOKOJA—Another meeting the National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, held with Kabba/Bunu Ijumu federal constituency leaders over...

Thu Sep 13th, 2018     Read More →

Refusal to sign Electoral Act plot to rig elections—Wike

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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the amended Electoral Act was part of the plot to rig the 2019 elections. Gov. Nyesom Wike In an...

Thu Sep 13th, 2018     Read More →

NYG : Official lauds Screening Committee

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Ilorin – Mrs Dilichukwu Onyedinma, Leader of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) delegation to the ongoing National Youth Games (NYG) in Ilorin, on Wednesday commended the event’s...

Wed Sep 12th, 2018     Read More →

Amaechi speaks on CCECC scholarships scandal, says Nigerians shouldn’t complain

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The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, who is accused of manipulating foreign scholarships offered by a government contractor, has defended the selection process that benefited only...

Wed Sep 12th, 2018     Read More →

Bayelsa Govt reiterates need to build flood shelter stations

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA- BAYELSA State Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (rtd) has reiterated the need to build Flood Shelter Stations in all the Local Government Areas of...

Wed Sep 12th, 2018     Read More →

2019: I will unseat Wike – APC governorship aspirant

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An All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in Rivers, Mr Tonye Cole, said he would unseat the present government in the state in 2019. Cole, who is aspiring to succeed Gov. Nyesom Wike, if given...

Wed Sep 12th, 2018     Read More →

Ogoni clean-up to commence in October —FG

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT-HARCOURT—THE Federal Government said that the clean-up of Ogoni impacted communities would commence fully in October, this year. Minister of Environment, Ibrahim...

Wed Sep 12th, 2018     Read More →

2019: PDP Governors disagree on consensus Candidate

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…National Convention to hold in Port- Harcourt By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA- Governors elected on the platform of The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors under the aegis of PDP...

Wed Sep 12th, 2018     Read More →

Navy arrests vessel with stolen crude

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By Jimitota Onoyume WARRI—Nigerian Navy has arrested a vessel, MV Skye, with 524 metric tones of illegal crude on the Escravos water in Delta State. File Photo: Nigerian Navy Parading the...

Wed Sep 12th, 2018     Read More →