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Reps Speakership: APC Secretaries reject Gbajabiamila, demand South East female speaker

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By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT – All Progressives Congress, APC, adoption of Femi Gbajabiamila for Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives has been rejected by state publicity...

Wed Apr 24th, 2019     Read More →

FRSC promotes 4 ACMs, 14 corps commaders

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The Board of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has approved the elevation of four Assistant Corps Marshals (ACM) to the rank of Deputy Corps Marshals (DCM). It also approved the promotion of...

Wed Apr 24th, 2019     Read More →

Dogara intervenes as Abia Rep, Abonta opposes bill to establish Federal Polytechnic in Aba

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…prefers own constituency By Levinus Nwabughiogu A surprise greeted the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara and indeed, many lawmakers when Hon. Nkem Abonta at...

Wed Apr 24th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari and the conundrum of our security challenge

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By Rotimi Fasan IN his response to the Easter Sunday coordinated attacks on mosques and hotels during which more than 200 people were killed, President Muhammadu Buhari sent his heartfelt...

Wed Apr 24th, 2019     Read More →

We will take care of our prisoners welfare, says Controller of Prisons in Rivers

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The Rivers Command of the Nigeria Prisons Service, has pledged commitment to the welfare of the prisoners as well as giving free access to friends and relatives of the inmates. Prisoners: Manhunt...

Wed Apr 24th, 2019     Read More →

NCC to prosecute those involved in fraudulent SIM registration

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says that it will henceforth prosecute those involved in fraudulent registration of SIM card. The commission said it would no longer be business as...

Tue Apr 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Group raises concern over credibility of Tribunal Justices

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A socio-political group, the South South Democratic Watch has raised concerns over the conduct of the Tribunal Justices in the South South States. 2019 election Speaking to journalists after its...

Tue Apr 23rd, 2019     Read More →

A forged certificate as an allegory of a farce

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By Onye Imman THE evidence of participation in a process, school, election or professional course is often a certificate. In the specific case of an election, the proof of victory is the...

Tue Apr 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Afam Power pleads with NBET over N1bn debt

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By Chris Ochayi THE management of the Afam Power PLC has appealed to Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading, NBET PLC to pay up over N1 billion debt owed it for power generation, lamenting that the...

Tue Apr 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Bayelsa woos oil, gas, other investors

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Ready to partner with IOCs, others By Udeme Akpan WITH the ‘discovery’, development, production and abandonment of Oloibiri – Nigeria’s pioneering oilfield — between...

Tue Apr 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Yellow fever persists, 80 deaths, 4,100 cases in Nigeria since 2017

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By Chioma Obinna Nigeria maintains unenviable position as one of the countries with risk of yellow fever transmission. recording 364 suspected cases in 177 Local Government Areas, from 1st January...

Tue Apr 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Chibok girls: Reflection of all that’s wrong with Nigeria – Aisha Abu

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We believe Leah will come back one day – Presidency By Olayinka Ajayi Conveners of Bring back our girls has lamented over the spate of insecurity and killings that has ravaged lives and...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

How FG, States, LGs shared N8tr in 2018

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… as FG received N3.4tr, States/LGs N4.5tr … Delta led states with N285tr, Lagos N260bn, Kano N188bn By Emmanuel Elebeke The Federal Government, 36 states and the 774 local...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

VIDEO: Woman gives birth on hospital floor as nurses watch while taking tea

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Kenyans have been angered after a viral video of a woman giving birth on the floor of a hospital as nurses’ on break watch while taking tea. The incident happened at Athi Rivers Shalom...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Amaechi preaches inter-party coexistence to rebuild Rivers

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By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT—MINISTER of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, like his arch political rival, Governor Nyesom Wike, has challenged Rivers State people to rise above partisan...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →