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Understanding the Imo guber imbroglio

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By Greg Nwadike Imo, like every other state of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has just three senatorial districts of unequal delimitations namely; Imo West (Orlu Senatorial zone), Imo East...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Political amnesia in defence of corruption and the status quo

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By Tabia Princewill IT has often been said that Nigerians, the political elite in particular, suffer from acute amnesia and a tendency to re-write history to suit the political exigencies of the...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Delta monarchs task INEC, politicians on violence-free, fair elections

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By Victor Ahiuma-Young Traditional Rulers in Delta State have pleaded with Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to exhibit the highest degree of impartiality, neutrality and...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

CCT panel divided over CJN’s trial, as FG insists he must step aside

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri & Joseph Erunke ABUJA—There was a sharp division among members of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, yesterday, over an application that sought to suspend further...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

How Friday night fire destroyed goods worth over N500m in Woliwo Market Onitsha

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By Chimaobi Nwaiwu, Nnewi Goods worth over N500 mil-lion were on Friday night destroyed by fire at Woliwo Market Onitsha, Anambra State. Some of the goods destroyed in the inferno that was said to...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Delta Central PDP candidate alleges threat to life

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By Perez Brisibe UGHELLI—Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate for Delta Central senatorial district, Mrs Evelyn Oboro, has expressed worry over threats to her life by individuals,...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Tackle coruption without bias, Bishop charges Buhari

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By Sam Eyoboka LAGOS—Publisher of daily devotional, Our Daily Manna and Senior Pastor of Manna Prayer Mountain Ministry, Bishop Chris Kwakpovwe, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to be...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

We don’t discriminate in project execution – Okowa

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… Takes PDP campaign to Ogbe-Ijaw, Otor-Udu DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has said his administration does not discriminate in dishing out democratic dividends to Deltans...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Delta gov. inaugurates 14-man team to drive CBN’s agricultural scheme

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Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has inaugurated a 14-man Project Management Team (PMT) to drive the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Accelerated Agricultural Development Scheme (AADS), charging them to...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Obaseki in Akwa Ibom, campaigns for Buhari, Ekere

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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged residents and people of Akwa Ibom State to vote for All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari and...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Elections: Get your PVCs, Okowa tells people in Delta

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Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has urged the people of the state to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) to enable them exercise their franchise in the forthcoming general elections. Gov....

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Abule-Egba pipeline explosion- Police arrest 5

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The Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested five persons suspected to be allegedly responsible for the Abule-Egba pipeline fire explosion which destroyed more than 100 houses and...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Osanebi wins, as Supreme Court nullifies lower court judgments

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As it concerns the 2015 pre-election case between Delta State Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon. Friday Ossai Osanebi and one Emeka Ozegbe, the Supreme Court of Nigeria, today ruled in favour of the Deputy...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Senate adjourns sitting as 10 Senators attend plenary

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Senate, Tuesday adjourned plenary for lack of quorum, as only 10 Senators were present, and fixed the next legislative day for Wednesday, January 23. The...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Oil thieves, soldiers in cat and mouse game in Delta creek

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*Gangsters leak, set crude on fire to stop soldiers from accessing operation points *Military burn at least 50 vehicles carrying illegally refined diesel By Perez Brisibe OKPARE – OIL...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →