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Northern CAN, Christian elders disown Arewa pastors

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By Sam Eyoboka In what can be described as a double whammy, the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, in the 19 northern states and Abuja, as well as members of the National Christian...

Sun Apr 8th, 2018     Read More →

FG approves construction of cooking gas extraction plant in Rivers

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By Michael Eboh The Federal Government has given approval to Green Energy International Limited to commence the construction of the 12 million standard cubic feet per day, MMSCFD, capacity...

Sat Apr 7th, 2018     Read More →

The nation’s democracy wobbling – Wike

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on labour leaders across Nigeria to raise their voices in defence of defence of democracy in the face of the atrocious system of governance...

Sat Apr 7th, 2018     Read More →

Magnus Abe is free to pursue gubernatorial ambition but … – Sen. Uchendu

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Port Harcourt – Sen. Andrew Uchendu, the Senator representing Rivers East Senatorial District of Rivers on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that there was no crisis...

Sat Apr 7th, 2018     Read More →

Leave INEC alone, focus on good governance to Rivers people, Group tells Wike

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A civil society group, Citizens Centre for Democratic Governance has urged the Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesome Wike, to concentrate on good and credible governance of his state and allow the...

Sat Apr 7th, 2018     Read More →

Gas flare, acid rain still haunt Niger Delta

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This report which was first published yesterday continues today with highlights of the oil exploration-related pollution and health challenges being suffered by residents of Bayelsa and Rivers...

Sat Apr 7th, 2018     Read More →

RIVERS 2019: Show courage to upstage PDP, Amaechi charges APC

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The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Chibuike Amaechi, has expressed worries that members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State have not shown enough courage to defeat the...

Sat Apr 7th, 2018     Read More →

RIVERS: Kidnappers adopt new approach

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Mutual suspicion, partisan emotions continue to compromise collective bargaining to save majority defenseless Rivers state populace from the pains of unending reign of cult violence and terror. By...

Sat Apr 7th, 2018     Read More →

Police arrest teenager, septuagenarian for robbery

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Many were left in rude shock midweek, when the Benue State Police Command nabbed an 18-year-old Senior Secondary, SS ll, student of Saint Simon School, Ikpayonge, Gwer local government area,...

Sat Apr 7th, 2018     Read More →

Looters’ list: Secondus drags Lai Mohammed to Court for defamation

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The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Prince Uche Secondus yesterday dragged Information and Culture Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed to court for alleged defamation of...

Sat Apr 7th, 2018     Read More →

President Buhari and his Aloota continua government – Reno

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The so called looters list released last week by Lai Mohammed, on behalf of the Muhammadu Buhari administration just shows how blind this government is to its true state. Does this administration...

Sat Apr 7th, 2018     Read More →

Investigate how our son died; Rivers community tasks to Buratai

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By Davies Iheamnachor Taabaa Community in Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State has called on the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, to investigate and explain how one of its...

Fri Apr 6th, 2018     Read More →

Amaechi to Opobo people: Blame your chiefs if you don’t get governorship

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Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, on Friday told Opobo people of Rivers to blame their leaders if one of them failed to emerge governor in 2019. He stated this at a reception...

Fri Apr 6th, 2018     Read More →

Pain, tears of oil exploitation: Gas flare, acid rain still haunt Niger Delta

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WHEN oil and gas production started at the Erhoike flow station, Kokori/Orogun bloc, Delta State in 1963, just three years after the nation’s independence, the villagers, chiefly subsistence...

Fri Apr 6th, 2018     Read More →

Carnival as Kalabari bid farewell to HRH Omekwe V

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By Egufe Yafugborhi BUGUMA—THE rich culture of the Kalabari people of Rivers State was on display, Thursday at the farewell to late HRH Vincent Horsfall, Omekwe V, Paramount Ruler of...

Thu Apr 5th, 2018     Read More →