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Give legal backing to NBC to end building collapse, NIOB begs NASS

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT— Nigerian Institute of Building, NIOB, has urged the National Assembly to give legal backing to the proposed National Building Code, NBC, to ensure that...

Tue Aug 6th, 2019     Read More →

Rivers LGs audit findings scandalous – Wike

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Rivers LGs audit findings scandalous – Wike By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT—GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has described as “scandalous,” preliminary report of the...

Tue Aug 6th, 2019     Read More →

Ogoni Clean-up: It’s bad that much time has been lost — UNEP

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By Egufe Yafugborhi Port Harcourt—THE United Nations Environmental Programme, UNEP, has said it is bad that much time has been lost on the implementation of its recommendations on the...

Tue Aug 6th, 2019     Read More →

We don’t tolerate any form of criminality, says DELSU VC

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ABRAKA— Vice Chancellor of Delta State University, DELSU, Professor Victor Finipaya Peretomode has stated that the school does not tolerate any form of criminality. Prof. Victor Finipaya...

Tue Aug 6th, 2019     Read More →

REVOLUTION NOW : Angry youths confront security men, protest in 4 states, FCT

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Olasunkanmi Akoni, Ben Agande, Ola Ajayi, Chris Ochayi, Ikechukwu Nnochiri, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Dirisu Yakubu, Luminous Jannamike, Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu, Ugochukwu Alaribe,...

Tue Aug 6th, 2019     Read More →

#RevolutionNow: Another SaharaReporters’ journalist, others arrested

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The police have, Monday, arrested another SaharaReporters’ journalist, Victor Ogungbero. Saharareporters journalist, Victor Ogungbero being arrested by police during #Revolutionnow...

Mon Aug 5th, 2019     Read More →

Wike spits fire as #RevolutionNow protest fails in Rivers

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The #RevolutionNow protest currently going on in some states in Nigeria has met a brick rock in Rivers state as it failed to hold. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike Police arrest tenant,...

Mon Aug 5th, 2019     Read More →

Dangote Cement Promo: Crucial Life-line for Grateful Winners

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Dangotea Cement Promo: Crucial Life-line for Grateful Winners In a move designed to transform the lives of the average citizen and consumer of goods, the Dangote Cement Promo has helped to put...

Mon Aug 5th, 2019     Read More →

You can’t change govt without polls, Presidency tells Sowore

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Dapo Akinrefon, Ben Agande, Johnbosco Agbakwuru Egufe Yafugborhi & Chinonso Alozie ABUJA—The Presidency yesterday, in response to plans for a nationwide protest...

Mon Aug 5th, 2019     Read More →

Wike orders arrest of anyone involved in ‘RevolutionNow protest’

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By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT – GOVERNOR Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has warned promoters of ‘RevolutionNow protest’ to steer clear of Rivers state should they attempt to carry out...

Mon Aug 5th, 2019     Read More →

Traditional rulers key to peace building — Gov. Wike

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Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has reiterated the important role traditional rulers could play in ensuring peace and sustainable development in the state. Nyesom Wike Wike said on Sunday in Port...

Sun Aug 4th, 2019     Read More →

Pathetic! ‘Fire from seized oil deforming children in Delta communities’

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• What I saw unimaginable – Otuaro, dep gov By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, Niger Delta Residents of riverine communities in Delta State have complained to the state government about...

Sun Aug 4th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Wike sacks Rivers varsity Vice-Chancellor

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Rivers State Governor and Visitor of the Rivers State University, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has relieved the Vice-Chancellor of the Rivers State University, Prof Blessing Chimezie Didia of his...

Sat Aug 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Concerned Nigerians condemn alleged invasion of AI’s office by protesters

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…Concerned Nigerians decries arrest of blogger by DSS Pro-democracy and good governance group, Concerned Nigerians, has condemned what it described as the invasion of the office of the...

Fri Aug 2nd, 2019     Read More →

We’ll cooperate with private sector to revive our manufacturing sector – Wike

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…As Wike commissions Alcon Low Voltage Panels Assembly Plant in Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, on Wednesday, commissioned the new Alcon Nigeria Limited Low Voltage...

Fri Aug 2nd, 2019     Read More →