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Anger, condemnation continue to trail amnesty for Don Waney’s gang

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By Chidi Nkwopara OWERRI—ANGRY reactions have continued to trail the alleged amnesty announced in Owerri last Monday, by Governor Rochas Okorocha, for the dreaded acolytes of late Don Waney....

Fri Feb 9th, 2018     Read More →

Ateke slams N1bn suit against 8 APC chieftains

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HAR-COURT—The Amanyanabo of Okochiri clan in Okirika Local Government Area of Rivers State, His Royal Majesty, King Ateke Tom, has filed a N1 billion suit against...

Fri Feb 9th, 2018     Read More →

African Wrestling Championships: Team Nigeria in medal rush

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Team Nigeria yesterday hauled a total of Seven gold, two silver and five bronze medals in the Cadet, Greco-Roman and women freestyle wrestling at the on-going African Wrestling Championships which...

Fri Feb 9th, 2018     Read More →

Policeman’s son, 5 others arrested over murder, kidnap in Rivers

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Six suspected members of a kidnap syndicate, who carried out the abduction of the Chief Executive Officer of Menakeb Limited, Chief Nemi Adoki, last December in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, have...

Fri Feb 9th, 2018     Read More →

Akwa begin Confederation Cup campaign  

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.Enyimba into next round Akwa United, who won Nigeria’s national cup to secure the ticket to the Total CAF Confederation Cup, have vowed to do better than their last outing two years ago in...

Fri Feb 9th, 2018     Read More →

PDP commends Wike, Fayose over visit, gesture to Benue massacre victims 

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended the Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike and his Ekiti State counterpart, Ayo Fayose, for visiting Benue...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

Dan-Ali’s counter-narrative – Adesina

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Nobody can deny that Nigeria has serious problem on her hands, as constituted by crises between herdsmen and farmers in different parts of the country. Lives are being taken wantonly, sorrow,...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

Africa has great potentials for youths- Buhari 

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President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerian youths to believe in the potentials that abound in Africa. He made the remark at the opening ceremony of the African Wrestling Championships on...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari backs state, community Police

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday threw his weight behind state and community policing in the country if the present security challenge across the country must be...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

Herdsmen/farmers clashes: FG will not dictate to states on land use- VP Osinbajo

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The Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government will not dictate to states on land use. Osinabjo speaking at the National Security Summit organised by the Senate in...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

Tension in Imo as oil communities condemn Okorocha’s amnesty to Don Waney’s men

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By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU—LEADERS of Awara Court Area, comprising Awara, Asaa and Obile communities have condemned the recent amnesty granted to members of Don Waney’s gang by the Imo...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

2019: South-South APC leaders adopt Buhari

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—AHEAD of the 2019 presidential election, South-South All Progressives Congress, APC, leaders and stakeholders, yesterday, converged in Abuja and unanimously adopted...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

Wike preaches peace as EBF adopts candidates for NBA elections

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By Onozure Dania Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has urged members of the Eastern Bar Forum, EBF, of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, to remain united in order to achieve their objectives...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

Insecurity: Replace IGP now, Reps tell Buhari as Army deploys troops to Benue, other

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By Kingsley Omonobi, Henry Umoru, Joseph Erunke & Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA—The Federal Government, yesterday, ordered immediate deployment of troops to Benue, Taraba, Nasarawa, Kogi,...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

Gov Wike urges Benue people to defend themselves against bloodthirsty herdsmen

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BY PETER DURU MAKURDI – Governor Nyesom Wike has added his voice to the call on Benue people to defend themselves against attacks by bloodthirsty herdsmen to stop the unending killings in...

Wed Feb 7th, 2018     Read More →