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“I dare you to shoot me”, female Reps member, Goodhead charges at DSS operatives

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By Anthony Ogbonna Video showing how female House of Representatives Member, Honourable Boma Goodhead from Rivers State confronted armed masked operatives of the Department of States Services,...

Tue Aug 7th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: ‘Order from above’ authorised DSS’ invasion of National Assembly

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By Anthony Ogbonna …Clerk to the National Assembly denied access to chamber …DSS allegedly grant APC lawmakers access into NASS, deny PDP members …Lawmakers speak, condemn...

Tue Aug 7th, 2018     Read More →

Wike condemns assault on National Assembly, calls on Nigerians to resist dictatorship

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has condemned the siege on the National Assembly by Federal Government Security Forces, urging Nigerians to rise up against the growing dictatorship of...

Tue Aug 7th, 2018     Read More →

Security chiefs behind oil bandits, Rivers monarch screams

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT: CHAIRMAN, Ogoni Council of Paramount Rulers, Ogoni, Rivers State, High Chief Barisi Kpaama, has raised the alarm over the menace of oil thieves in his domain...

Tue Aug 7th, 2018     Read More →

Akpabio’s defection begins PDP’s end — APC chieftain

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Port Harcourt – The defection of Senate Minority Leader, Chief Godswill Akpabio, to All Progressives Congress (APC) has been described “as the beginning of the end of the opposition...

Mon Aug 6th, 2018     Read More →

Water weeds cut off residents, traders in over 20 Delta riverine communities

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By Emma Amaize WARRI– WATER WEEDS, which effectively took over the waterways, along the Forcados Rivers and its estuaries in Warri South-West and Burutu Local Government Areas, Delta State,...

Mon Aug 6th, 2018     Read More →

How Nigerian politicians commit manslaughter – Rotimi Amaechi

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By Favour Nnabugwu Rt. Hon. Chibuike Amaechi came into the political limelight in the period between 1999 and 2007 when he held the distinction of serving as Speaker of the Rivers State House of...

Mon Aug 6th, 2018     Read More →

Wike charges churches on redemption of Nigeria

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GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has called on the Church to rise up and work towards the redemption of the country. Speaking during the 3rd Synod of the Anglican Diocese of Evo in Port...

Mon Aug 6th, 2018     Read More →

Abe to Wike: Institute policies to punish law offenders

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT-HARCOURT—THE Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District, Magnus Abe, has urged Governor Nyesom Wike of the state to initiate policies to punish...

Mon Aug 6th, 2018     Read More →

Chinonso, road accident victim seeks N7m to walk again

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By Chioma Obinna URGENT intervention is required if 31- year-old Chinonso Judith Ericson is to walk again. Both her legs and spinal cord were crushed in a road accident which almost claimed her...

Mon Aug 6th, 2018     Read More →

Bayelsa community lauds A’Court judgment on disputed SPDC-operated flow station

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By Emem Idio YENAGOA—THE leadership of Letugbene community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State has expressed satisfaction with the Appeal Court judgment in the case with...

Mon Aug 6th, 2018     Read More →

MOSOP berates HYPREP over failure to commence Ogoni clean-up

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Ogoni land Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP, has described the August 3, 2018 press briefing by Hydrocarbon Pollution and Remediation Project, HYPREP, in Port Harcourt as...

Mon Aug 6th, 2018     Read More →

Money for Ogoni clean-up won’t be diverted, FG assures stakeholders

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Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim-Usman-jibril By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT— The Federal Government has assured stakeholders and residents of oil impacted Ogoni ethnic...

Mon Aug 6th, 2018     Read More →

The magic of Bonny Island…what to expect at NAFEST 2018

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•Host of Rivers (NAFEST) 2018, Governor Nyesom Wike(left) and some traditional rulers. By Osa Amadi, Arts Editor For more than 600 years, Bonny has engaged the interests of European...

Mon Aug 6th, 2018     Read More →

Borno turns best, scores highest in Jamb

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the names of five candidates with exemplary performance in the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The top five...

Sun Aug 5th, 2018     Read More →