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Psalm Okpe’s new book, Double Your Results, for launch

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The official launch/presentation of a new book, Double Your Results,written by Apostle Psalm Okpe, popularly known as Flying Bishop of Fresh Oil Ministry International, an itinerant preacher, is...

Wed Feb 7th, 2018     Read More →

Wike donates N200m to IDPs in Benue

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Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Wednesday donated N200 million to Benue Government for the upkeep of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state. Wike made the donation when he led other...

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Breaking: Gunmen kidnap Headmistress in A-Ibom

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By Dennis Udoma UYO – Unknown gunmen have reportedly kidnapped the Headmistress of Ikot Udobia Primary School in Ukanafun Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. Chairman of Ukanafun...

Wed Feb 7th, 2018     Read More →

FIDA appeals to Abua women to stop FGM

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The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), Rivers chapter, has appealed to Abual/Odual women in the state to end Female Genital Mutilation. Mrs Tonia Osademe, Chairman of the federation...

Wed Feb 7th, 2018     Read More →

Rivers 2019 guber: Give us Abe, Amaechi’s kinsmen tell APC

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By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HAR-COURT—ALL Progressives Congress, APC, leaders in Rivers East senatorial district where Chibuike Amaechi, Transport Minister hails from, yesterday, warned...

Wed Feb 7th, 2018     Read More →

Wike signs 2018 Appropriation Bill into law

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By Egufe Yafugborhi Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has signed the 2018 Appropriation Bill of the state into law. The governor signed a budget of N510 billion passed by the Rivers State...

Wed Feb 7th, 2018     Read More →

Don Wanny Killer Colleagues: Imo State’s Amnesty does not cover Rivers State – Gov Wike

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the Amnesty granted by the Imo State Governor to cultists who killed 23 persons in Omoku will have no impact in Rivers State. Gov...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

U.S. tells Nigeria, Cameroon to obey international law

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The United States (U.S.) has condemned the attitude of Nigerian and Cameroonian authorities towards the 47 Anglophone detainees who were repatriated to Cameroon from Nigeria. Seventy five-year-old...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

You’re in safe hands, Wike assures Rivers new corps members

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By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT— GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday, assured of adequate security and conducive work environment for fresh National Youth Service Corps, NYSC,...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

For 40 yrs, SPDC devastated our kingdom, Rivers monarch, residents cry out

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OFFOIN-AMA inhabitants and other communities in oil-rich Kula Kingdom, Akuru-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State, have accused the Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, of destroying...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

PDP and 2019: The Asaba Game Plan

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LAST Sunday, all 11 Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and the National Working Committee, NWC members of the party converged at Asaba, the Delta State capital...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

SPDC: Tension in Bayelsa community over move to dissolve GMoU board

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By Eme Idio YENAGOA—ALLEGED plans by Bayelsa State Ministry of Mineral Resources to dissolve and reconstitute the governing body of Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, Global...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

Amaechi didn’t give non-indigenes N20m—APC

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT—Non-indigenes loyal to All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State have denied reports of N20 million allegedly given to them by the Minister of...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

PDP’ll win 2019 presidential election —Wike

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By Iheamnachor Davies ASABA—Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will win the Presidential election in 2019 because Nigerians yearn for the...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria pledges support to Cameroon over secession threat

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Nigeria on Monday assured Cameroon that it is determined to deal with secessionist forces attempting to use its territory to destabilise its West African neighbour. Cameroonian refugees, including...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →