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Senate committee to monitor Ogoni cleanup

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Senate Chairman of the Ecological Committee in the Senate, Hassan Muhammed Gusau, at the weekend said that the committee would soon go on an oversight visit to monitor the level of clean-up...

Mon Nov 18th, 2019     Read More →

SERAP calls on ICC to probe APC, PDP officials over election violence

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…Says its a crime against humanity By Olasunkanmi Akoni Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has called on the International Criminal Court, ICC, to investigate the...

Mon Nov 18th, 2019     Read More →

INEC declares APC's David Lyon as winner of Bayelsa poll

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The candidate of the All Progressives Congress David Lyon Monday was declared the winner of the Bayelsa State governorship poll by the Independent National Electoral Commission. “That Lyon...

Mon Nov 18th, 2019     Read More →

Finance bill not only about VAT ― Senate

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Nigerian Senate Chairman, Senate Committee on Finance, Sen. Solomon Adeola has said that the Finance Bill was not only about Value Added Tax (VAT). He said that it was a composite bill seeking...

Sun Nov 17th, 2019     Read More →

Anambra trains 300 youth entrepreneurs in partnership with UNIZIK  

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By Vincent Ujumadu The Anambra State Ministry of Youth Empowerment and Creative Economy has commenced the training of 300 youths for an empowerment programme under the Youth Entrepreneurship...

Sun Nov 17th, 2019     Read More →

Oil-producing communities reek of poverty despite over N10t 13% derivation

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Despite the receipt of over N10t from the 13 per cent derivation principle between 2000 and 2018, by Niger Delta states, the deplorable living conditions in oil-producing communities remain...

Sun Nov 17th, 2019     Read More →

VIDEO: FUTO final year mechanical engineering student, test runs aeroplane he made for final year project

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A Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) final year student of mechanical engineering was spotted in a viral video test running an aeroplane prototype he built for his final year project...

Sat Nov 16th, 2019     Read More →

Police arrest suspected killers in Kaduna, recover rustled cows

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The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested two suspects for the killing of five persons in Jamaa Council of Kaduna. The two suspects are Sadiq Umar and Umar Abubakar, both of Unguwan Nungu in...

Sat Nov 16th, 2019     Read More →

Appeal court affirms Okowa’s election as Delta governor

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The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Friday affirmed the election of Gov.Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta. The All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate Great Ogboru, is challenging the election of...

Fri Nov 15th, 2019     Read More →

‘Bayelsa guber poll must not be won by superior violence’

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Timi Alaibe Politicians in Bayelsa State have been warned to ensure that the governorship election must not be contested and won based on superiority of violence. A chieftain of the Peoples...

Fri Nov 15th, 2019     Read More →

Delta Assembly reassures investors of friendly laws

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The Delta House of Assembly has reassured investors of friendly laws that promote trade and investments with a view to making the state a commercial hub in West Africa. The Chairman, House...

Fri Nov 15th, 2019     Read More →

IYC hails Reps’ decision to dissolve NDDC interim management

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Wants Godswill Akpabio sanctioned The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) yesterday commended the decision of the House of Representatives requesting the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill...

Fri Nov 15th, 2019     Read More →

DELSU to host translation studies conference, workshop

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The Delta State University, Abraka, is set to host the maiden conference and workshop of the Association of Translation Studies in Africa (ATSA) Nigeria chapter, beginning from the 18th to 22nd...

Fri Nov 15th, 2019     Read More →

Reps to stop Akpabio's 2020 budget over alleged interference in NDDC

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The House of Representatives yesterday resolved to halt further consideration of the 2020 budget of Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs over the appointment of an interim committee to manage the...

Thu Nov 14th, 2019     Read More →

Lawmakers order oil majors to stop gas flaring

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The House of Representatives has ordered the multinational oil companies operating in Nigeria to stop the flaring of associated gas. The lawmakers yesterday resolved that the Nigerian National...

Thu Nov 14th, 2019     Read More →