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Ortom writes Buhari, seeks firearm permits for newly established security outfit

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GOVERNOR Samuel Ortom of Rivers State has written President Muhammadu Buhari for firearm licensing for the newly established Benue State Community Volunteer Guards inaugurated last week to...

Tue Aug 9th, 2022     Read More →

Fever, rashes, syphilis could be monkeypox ― NIMR

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The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) has revealed that fever, rashes, syphilis, chicken pox and so many other variants could be monkeypox. Director of Research, NIMR, Professor...

Mon Aug 8th, 2022     Read More →

Oyetola: To be regal in defeat!

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One of the reasons Nigeria has not progressed in directions desirable is its muddled local government administration, or more pointedly, the councils’ subsumption under so-called...

Sat Aug 6th, 2022     Read More →

Wike/Atiku feud: PDP BoT meeting in Abuja

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The board of trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is currently meeting to find ways to resolve the feud between Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, and the presidential candidate...

Wed Aug 3rd, 2022     Read More →

Rivers APC crippled by resignations, defections

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All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State still has many rivers to cross as the countdown to the 2023 elections begins. Its rank and file are apprehensive that there could be a repeat of...

Wed Aug 3rd, 2022     Read More →

2023: Will youths make their number count this time?

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WITH the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) concluding the year-long voter registration, WALE AKINSELURE writes on the implications of the demography of an updated voter register to...

Wed Aug 3rd, 2022     Read More →

PDP BoT moves to reconcile Atiku, Wike

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The Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has waded into the dispute between its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubukar, and Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, which is...

Tue Aug 2nd, 2022     Read More →

Wike speaks on happenings in PDP, says truth must be told

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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers has promised to respond fully to all the happenings in his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as it concerns the party’s presidential candidacy and...

Fri Jul 29th, 2022     Read More →

Bayelsa seeks Heritage Bank support on youth devt in sports

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The Bayelsa State Government has indicated an interest in partnering with Heritage Bank Plc on youth empowerment and sports development. The Deputy Governor, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo,...

Mon Jul 25th, 2022     Read More →

I will speak on Atiku, PDP soon —Wike 

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RIVERS State governor, Nyesom Wike, has said he will soon speak on the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar and the truth of the recent events in the...

Sun Jul 24th, 2022     Read More →

Eko NAFEST: Gov Sanwo-Olu to unveil 37 wonders of Nigeria

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It is no longer in doubt that Lagos, Nigeria’s most celebrated city-state, will host the 2022 edition of the National Festival of Arts and Culture. There are also no controversies that...

Fri Jul 22nd, 2022     Read More →

Makinde’s absence at Osun PDP rally not connected to Atiku, Okowa ― Adisa

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Despite the absence of Governor Seyi Makinde from the mega rally of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Osun State governorship election on Thursday, he ensured that adequate logistics...

Fri Jul 15th, 2022     Read More →

Jandor’s comical take on Lagos floods

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FROM Friday 8 to Sunday 10 July, Lagos was hit by heavy and perennial rainfall that fell continuously for no less than 8- 10 hours over the weekend. One of the natural and inevitable consequences...

Fri Jul 15th, 2022     Read More →

Muslim- Muslim ticket: Amaechi’s ally, Princewill dumps APC

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Former Governorship candidate in Rivers State under the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria(ACN) and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress(APC), Prince Tonye Princewill has resigned his...

Tue Jul 12th, 2022     Read More →

APC govs: Sanwo-Olu, Akeredolu, Fayemi hold crucial talks with Wike in Port Harcourt

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As politicians across different political divides in the country search for the best solution to the challenges of the parties and the nation, three Governors of the All Progressives Congress...

Fri Jul 8th, 2022     Read More →