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Presidential election showdown: Amaechi and Saraki, two friends in each other’s gun sights

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Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and his one-time buddy and close associate, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi are now bitter political foes managing rival campaigns of the two major presidential candidates....

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Aftermath of hot exchanges: Buhari, OBJ greet; NCS okays N27,000 minimum wage

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•FG to pay N30,000; NASS gets minimum wage bill today •Jonathan, Saraki, Abdulsalami, at NCS meeting ; IBB, Gowon absent •NCS expresses satisfaction with INEC’s preparations...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Controversy trails seized property, cash of E-Money, late kidnap kingpin

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By Kingsley Omonobi, Evelyn Usman & Ifeayi Okolie Controversy is currently trailing the seizure of property and cash belonging to a suspected kidnapper, Collins Ezenwa, popularly known as...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Protect your votes, Governor Wike tells Nigerians

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PORT HARCOURT—Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, has said that Nigerians are under obligation to protect their votes to stop the desperate All Progressives Congress, APC, Federal...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Police commissioners to be swapped during election—PSC

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By Dennis Agbo ENUGU—THE Police Service Commission, PSC, has confirmed that Commissioners of Police across the states would be swapped for the purposes of next month’s general...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

EATECH CEO inducted fellow institute of hydrocarbon studies

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Managing Director/CEO of Engineering Automation Technology Limited, EATECH, Mr. Emmanuel Okon has been inducted fellow of the Institute of Oil and Gas Research and Hydrocarbon Studies, IOGRHS, at...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

HYPREP begins Ogoni cleanup, hands over impacted sites to firms

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT—The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project, HYPREP, has commenced the actual clean-up of Ogoniland, handing over 16 polluted sites to companies that...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Again, Charkin wins NIMASA training award

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Charkin Offshore Training and Safety Centre, Port Harcourt, has won the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) recognition award for the second time. Charkin Maritime...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

2019 polls: FG closes in on illicit funds, dispatches Magu to Dubai

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…EFCC chair meets Dubai intelligence top shots over stolen, hidden assets By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor The Federal Government is not leaving any stone unturned in its effort to...

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 →

Buhari, Obasanjo, Jonathan, others attend Council of State meeting

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—IBB, Gowon absent By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting behind closed doors with members of the National Council of State at the Presidential...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Why we’ll not allow use of N-power personnel as ad-hoc staff —Wike

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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said that the state will not allow the use of N-power personnel as Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC ad-hoc staff during the 2019 general...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

89 political parties endorse Wike

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Satisfied by his performance in the course of his first term, 89 political parties registered by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, have endorsed Rivers State governor, Mr...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

CDHR demands Delta CP removal over rights abuse allegations

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…They’re seeking relevance, CP fires back Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, CDHR, Delta State branch, has demanded the immediate removal of the Commissioner of Police, Mr...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Accord chair tackles Okorocha, asks Imolites to vote Ohakim

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…As Okorocha’s acolytes deplete further By Chidi Nkwopara & Chinonso Alozie OWERRI—The national chairman of Accord Party, Mohammad Nalado, yesterday asked the people of Imo...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →