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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 →

Gracious governors

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TIMIPRE Sylva and Rotimi Amaechi, former governors of Bayelsa and Rivers states, used to be Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, stalwarts. Governor Timipre Sylva of Bayelsa State But, for all sorts of...

Fri Aug 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Coalition of NGOs report on 2019 Presidential election

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The Nigerian Civil Society Situation Room has released its final report on the 2019 Nigeria General elections, with 20 recommendations to improve Nigeria’s electoral system. In the report,...

Thu Aug 1st, 2019     Read More →

Amaechi: Prophet, honour and hometown

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THE Biblical anecdote of the rejection of Jesus Christ in his home town of Nazareth, a town in Galilee, always fascinates me. The story, variously told in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and...

Thu Aug 1st, 2019     Read More →

Methodist Prelate, Uche, advises churches to obey tax laws

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Port Harcourt—Prelate of Methodist Church Nigeria, His Eminence, Dr Samuel Uche, has advised Christians to obey tax laws. Prelate of Methodist church, Samuel Uche CSOs to Buhari: Relinquish...

Thu Aug 1st, 2019     Read More →

Babalakin, Nnamani, Kashamu, others on AMCON’s top 20 debtors’ list

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LAGOS—THE Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, yesterday, released names of its top 20 debtors, barely 24 hours after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo set up a new task force to...

Wed Jul 31st, 2019     Read More →

I’ve figures of my votes from Itsekiri people, Buhari tells Olu of Warri

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday told the Olu of Warri, His Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli that he still remembers the number of votes he garnered from Delta...

Wed Jul 31st, 2019     Read More →

I will complete on-going infrastructural projects – Buhari assures

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President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that his administration will strive to complete on-going projects that will impact positively on the lives of the people. President Muhammadu Buhari Speaking...

Wed Jul 31st, 2019     Read More →

EFCC laments incessant oil theft, pipeline vandalism

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By Davies Iheamanchor PORT HARCOURT: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has lamented the continuous activities of pipeline vandalism in the Niger Delta region. The commission also...

Wed Jul 31st, 2019     Read More →

Why I help underprivileged – Apostle Chinyere

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By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT – CHURCH leader and humanitarian, Apostle Gift Chinyere Chibuzor, has said that the strongest motivation for his growing charities to uplift the...

Wed Jul 31st, 2019     Read More →

China has gone far – which way Nigeria?

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By Sunny Ikhioya I WAS privileged to be in the entourage of Chief Leemon Ikpea, Chairman Lee Group of companies, a man who is very passionate about indigenous engineering technology and his...

Wed Jul 31st, 2019     Read More →

MINISTERS: Senate confirms Akpabio, Akume, Fashola, Amaechi, 39 others

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By Henry Umoru THERE is nothing stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from forming his cabinet now. The Senate, yesterday, confirmed his 43 ministerial nominees for appointment. The lawmakers are...

Wed Jul 31st, 2019     Read More →

Shocks, surprises as Lawan announces names of 69 c’tee chairmen, deputies

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—IT was a mixed feeling of happiness, shocks, surprises and disappointment, yesterday, as President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, announced names of chairmen and...

Wed Jul 31st, 2019     Read More →

Benjamin Olowojebutu: How I turned my pain to passion

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By Henry Ojelu Dr. Benjamin Olowojebutu is a gentle and compassionate man. But behind that amiable disposition is an unusual passion for putting smiles on the faces of people with life-threatening...

Wed Jul 31st, 2019     Read More →

Shippers’ Council boss lauds competition in ports services

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…as WACT invests $10million in cranes By Godwin Oritse EXECUTIVE Secretary/Chief Executive, Nigerian Shippers’Council, NSC, Hassan Bello, has indicated that competition in the...

Wed Jul 31st, 2019     Read More →