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CSO asks Buhari to sack Sylva over $62bn debt statement

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By Dirisu Yakubu A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), the Accountable Leadership For Better Nigeria Initiative, ALBNI, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the Minister of State for...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Wike releases N200m to children of lecturer killed during 2019 Rivers guber election

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By Egufe Yafugborhi GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike has released N200Million to the family of a polytechnic lecturer, Dr Ferry Gberegbe who was shot dead by suspected security operatives during the 2019...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Physician advise ulcer patients against frequent use of painkillers

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A general physician, Dr. Christian Udofia, on Monday advised people with peptic ulcers to avoid frequent use of painkillers to avoid further complications. Udofia, who is also the Medical...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

2019 election: Wike redeems N200m pledge to family of deceased

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In line with his pledge to the family of Late Dr. Ferry Gberegbe, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has released N200 million to the Gberegbe family for the education of the kids of the...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Civil Society Organization wants Sylva sacked for IOCS debt claim

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By Dirisu Yakubu A Civil Society Organization, the Accountable Leadership For Better Nigerian Initiative, ALBNI, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the Minister of State for...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

PANDEF decries worsening infrastructure in N’Delta

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South UYO- PAN-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, the mouthpiece of the people of South-South region has bemoaned the poor condition of critical infrastructure in...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

PANDEF decries worsening infrastructure in the Niger Delta

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Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, has bemoaned the poor condition of critical infrastructure in the Niger Delta region, particularly roads, calling on the Federal Government and relevant MDAs, to give...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

OML 25 OCCUPATION: ‘Some of us gave birth to babies here!’

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…N-Deltans set new standard for prosecuting resource control By Egufe Yafugborhi For two years, resolute host communities to Oil Mining Lease (OML) 25 in Akuku Toru Local Government Area...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

WASHED AWAY! 10 states battle 3,500 erosion sites

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…Anambra, Abia, Imo worst hit …Octogenarians, others lose homes to gully BY ANAYO OKOLI, VINCENT UJUMADU, Dayo Johnson, Chioma Onuegbu Emma Una, CHDI NKWOPARA, UGOCHUKWU ALARIBE,...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

Kogi/Bayelsa Guber: PDP must learn new tactics, jettison rigging ― Oshiomhole

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As APC inaugurates 112-member Campaign Council By Omeiza Ajayi The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshimhole, has inaugurated two campaign councils for the...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

How MTN uses music to fight substance abuse using David Jones David

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Nonso Ikoku (real name withheld) was an undergraduate. He had friends who did music. Sometime in April 2019, while on holiday, Nonso joined them for a concert. Before they got upstage, one of them...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Focus on your role of securing Nigeria, leave politics, Wike advises army

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has advised the Nigerian Army to focus on their traditional role of securing the country, instead of illegally delving into politics, which has...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Venezuela: China chides U.S. for politicising human rights issue

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China on Friday chided the U.S. for politicizing human rights issues and interfering in other countries’ internal affairs under the guise of human rights, a Foreign Ministry spokesman...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari’s request to pay Kogi N10b: Other states demand payment for projects executed

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…FG owes A’Ibom, Rivers, C’River over N267bn on road rehabilitation …As Taraba claims N40bn; Anambra, N12bn; Adamawa, N4.6bn; Plateau, N4bn By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor,...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Men are not our friends

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By Yetunde Arebi Memories of Shakirah that I have did not prepare me for the Shakirah that sat before me a few days back when I bumped into her at an aunt’s place. The official logo for...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →