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Breaking : Many feared killed as Oil pipeline explodes in Ijegun-Ikotun, Lagos

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By Wale Akinola Many people were feared killed as an oil pipeline exploded in Ijegun -Ikotun area of Lagos this morning. Thick flame from the petrol tanker that exploded at Sawmill, Ibadan Reports...

Thu Jul 4th, 2019     Read More →

When death lurks in Nigeria’s airspace

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By Lawani Mikairu TRAGEDY was averted recently as 94 passengers and six crew members of a plane operated by Air Peace narrowly escaped death after the aircraft almost crashed in Port Harcourt. The...

Thu Jul 4th, 2019     Read More →

Reps in free-for-all over minority principal officers’ positions

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA— It was a free-for-all at yesterday’s plenary in the House of Representatives as members engaged themselves in fisticuffs. House of Representatives NINTH...

Thu Jul 4th, 2019     Read More →

Reps in free-for-all over announcement of minority principal officers

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Rowdy session at the Green Chamber pver Minority Leadership position In Abuja. Photo By Gbemiga Olamikan PDP, AGPA, AA, ADC divide *Gbajabiamila names Elumelu, Okechukwu, Others principal officers...

Wed Jul 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Senate to investigate pipeline explosion in Rivers

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The Senate on Wednesday set up an investigating committee to look into circumstances around the pipeline explosion that killed 15 people in Komkom community of Rivers. Recall that the explosion,...

Wed Jul 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Senate Constitues Ad-hoc Media and Public Affairs Committee

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – AHEAD of the constitution of its Standing Conmittees, the Senate Tuesday constituted an Ad-hoc Media and Public Affairs Committee. President of the Senate, Sen. Ahmad...

Wed Jul 3rd, 2019     Read More →

How Imo is gradually becoming headquarters of child traffickers

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By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri Following recent events Southeast voice conducted an investigation in Owerri, based on the incidences and discovered that those in the dastard act have seen Imo state as...

Wed Jul 3rd, 2019     Read More →

OML 25: Shell’s MoU with Rivers HOSTCOMS sparks protest

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT— The signing of Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, for the re-opening of Oil Mining Lease, OML25, and the payment of outstanding funds of the extant Global...

Wed Jul 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Ruga: Buhari should’ve lost at the polls — Soyinka

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, S-South, Dapo Akinrefon, Gabriel Ewepu, Chinonso Alozie, Olayinka Ajayi & Odera Ebeze LAGOS — Outrage trailing introduction of the Ruga settlements...

Wed Jul 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Video : Ilaje / Ijebu Isale residents lament clash

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Residents of Ilaje and Ijebu Isale communities in Ajah area of Lagos are presently gripped with fear, following a lingering feud which led to the death of nine persons, with several others...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Wike rejects Ruga settlements

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Rivers State Government has stated that it will not participate in the Federal Government’s Ruga Settlements for herdsmen. Herdsmen along with their cows wait for buyers at Kara Cattle...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

As Senate reconvenes: I am not for adversarial, rancorous Senate, Lawan tells Colleagues

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*** Vows to disappoint those who think that the leadership of a National Assembly controlled by the ruling party work in harmony with the executive is anathema *** Urges Senators to Work...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Gunmen kill 2 Police escort, cart off cash

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT—Two policemen escorting a car conveying an undisclosed amount of money were shot dead by robbers in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, yesterday morning....

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

OML 25: Shell, host communities sign MoU to re-open operations

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By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT —AMIDST dissenting voices, Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, in Rivers State has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with host communities...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Ohanaeze sends draft bill for S/East federation

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As the Federal Government proposes Ruga settlements in various states of the country for herders, the youth wing of Ohanaeze Ndigbo has submitted a proposal for a draft bill for the federation of...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →