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Group urges Rivers Govt. to be more open in budget implementation

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The Founder of Integrity Group, Livingstone Wechie, has urged the Rivers Government to make its budget implementation more open in line with fiscal democracy to carry the people along. Wechie told...

Thu Jul 12th, 2018     Read More →

R-APC petitions INEC to invalidate Oshiomhole, 17 others’ election as APC national officers

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor Reformed All Progressives Congress, R-APC, has petitioned Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to invalidate the election of Comrade Adams...

Thu Jul 12th, 2018     Read More →

Oil spill: Communities/Shell face-off threatens Trans-Ramos pipeline repair

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OIL SPILLAGE By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT— COMMUNITIES in Bayelsa State impacted by May 17 oil spillage from Shell Petroleum Development Company’s, SPDC, Trans-Ramos Pipeline have...

Thu Jul 12th, 2018     Read More →

Wike condemns attack on Fayose, berates APC Federal Government

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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has condemned the brazen attack on Ekiti State by the Nigeria Police, saying that the attack was an affront on the inalienable rights of the people of Ekiti...

Wed Jul 11th, 2018     Read More →

Update: R-APC petitions INEC to invalidate Oshiomhole, 17 others’ election as APC national officers

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The Reformed All Progressives Congress, R-APC has petitioned the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to invalidate the election of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as national chairman of the...

Wed Jul 11th, 2018     Read More →

Integrity Group urges Rivers Govt. to be more open in budget implementation

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The Founder of Integrity Group, Livingstone Wechie, has urged the Rivers Government to make its budget implementation more open in line with fiscal democracy to carry the people along. Wechie told...

Wed Jul 11th, 2018     Read More →

‘We’re working to restore power supply’

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Mr Rowland Sekibo, Chairman, Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers, on Wednesday said that the council was working to restore power supply to residents. electricity Sekibo told newsmen during...

Wed Jul 11th, 2018     Read More →

BROADBAND PLAN DEBACLE: 30 percent penetration target divides ICT sector

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In 2013, Nigeria through the PresidentialCommittee on Broadband developed a five-year strategy to drive internet and broadband penetration and scale up the nation’s broadband growth by 30...

Wed Jul 11th, 2018     Read More →

NASS battles FG to release 33% pension arrears —House c’ttee

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By Egufe Yafughborhi & Davies Iheamnachor PORT-HARCOURT—NATIONAL Assembly has disclosed that it was battling the Federal Government to clear the 33 per cent arrears of pension funds owed...

Wed Jul 11th, 2018     Read More →

Gang-up by parties can’t stop Buhari – APC

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•Urges members with grievances to explore windows of reconciliation •Two APC Reps defect to coalition of united opposition parties •Moghalu, Balarabe Musa doubt reasons for grand...

Wed Jul 11th, 2018     Read More →

Senate invasion: Omo-Agege committed treasonable felony — Reps

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Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege (M) By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—In an audacious move to forestall future security breaches at the National Assembly, House of Representatives, Tuesday, asked that...

Tue Jul 10th, 2018     Read More →

NUPENG suspends 21-day ultimatum issued to Oil and Gas sector

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The leadership of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has suspended its 21 days ultimatum issued to employers in the Oil and Gas sector of the country. Mr Williams...

Tue Jul 10th, 2018     Read More →

Rivers LG chair sacks 14 CDC chairmen for purportedly aiding cultism, blasts Amaechi

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By Davies Iheamnachor ISIOKPO: The Chairman of Ikwerre Local Government Area, Rivers State, Hon. Samuel Nwanosike, has dissolved Community Development Committee , CDC, Chairmen of 14...

Tue Jul 10th, 2018     Read More →

NCDMB wins 1st Dr Alirio Parra award at NOG 2018

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The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, has been conferred with the first Dr Alirio Parra Award for outstanding contributions to the Nigerian oil and gas industry. The award...

Tue Jul 10th, 2018     Read More →

Rivers community lays siege to Agip facility

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AHOADA- RESIDENTS of Akara-Olu Community in Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers State have barricaded the entrance to Oshie Field of the Nigerian Agip Oil Company, NAOC, in Rivers State,...

Tue Jul 10th, 2018     Read More →