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ICPC nabs two over certificate forgery

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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested two men who specialised in forging education certificates at the University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT),...

Thu Oct 24th, 2019     Read More →

2020 Budget: Only 4 States are viable in Nigeria —report

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…says 92% depends on federal allocation By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja A new report released Wednesday, by a budget tracking Civil Society Organisation, Budget, indicated that only four...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

High Chief O. B. Lulu-Briggs: A legacy that refined culture

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By Oraye St. Franklyn It does appear that the call to a cessation of public hostilities in matters relating to the internment of High Chief O. B. Lulu-Briggs is holding, albeit with frigid...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Floods killed 18, displaced 41,959 in Niger – NSEMA

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The Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA) said on Wednesday that at least 18 persons died and 41, 959 persons displaced during the flood disaster in the state. Niger State Governor,...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Three killed in Akwa Ibom auto crash

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Chioma Onuegbu – Uyo Tragedy struck early Wednesday morning in Akwa Ibom when a truck crashed and killed three people includin two women. Three other people were also seriously wounded in...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Truck crushes three in Akwa Ibom

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By Harris Emanuel – Uyo A heavy-duty truck, marked Rivers BNY 137 XA on Wednesday killed three persons at the ever-busy Urua Ekpa junction along Itu Highway during the early morning rush...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

World Poverty Eradication day: How Globacom stole the show with My own don beta promo

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By Prince Osuagwu,Hi-Tech Editor . Early in September, telecom company Globacom dropped a hint it was going to unveil a customer related promotion which will turn many Nigerians into...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria Security Tracker 2019: October 1 to October 15

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By Rasheed Sobowale Here are some cases of crime incidents reported by Vanguard since the beginning till 15th of the month of October in 2019. This is part of Vanguard’s Nigeria Security...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Why EFCC visited Diezani, Ogiri forfeited properties in Port Harcourt

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By Egufe Yafugborhi – Port Harcourt The Port Harcourt, Rivers state palatial home forfeited to Federal Government (FG) by former Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Director of Finance...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Suspected Port Harcourt serial killer says he was possessed by evil spirits

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*Pleads court for forgiveness *Accuses police of withholding his money, pieces of jewellery *State takes over prosecution By Davies Iheamnachor – Port Harcourt The suspected serial killer...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Fidelity Youth Empowerment Academy (YEA 6) Commences On October 21

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Whenever one refers to the youth, a common slogan used is that youth are tomorrow’s leaders. But, why not today? Taking up the reins of power at the depth of the Great Depression,...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Buhari, Magoro and the reunion of class of ‘84/85

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By Eric Teniola On Wednesday October 9, President Muhammmadu Buhari summoned all the Ministers that served under him when he was the military Head of State between January 1984 and August 1985. He...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

FG uses recovered stolen funds to uplift poor Nigerians- Presidency

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The Presidency says the Federal Government is judiciously using the recovered ‘Abacha loot’ and World Bank credit to address the plight of poor and vulnerable Nigerians. File: Ikoyi...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Diaspora MOSOP flays acquisition of OML 11 by Rivers govt

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By Gabriel Olawale The United States of America, USA, Eleme chapter of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP, has kicked against the reported acquisition of 45 percent stake of...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

We’ve disbursed $76.5m recovered Abacha loot to transform lives of Nigerians — FG

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By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja The Federal Government Monday, disclosed disbursing $76,538,530 million recovered Abacha loot to transform lives of poor Nigerians under the National Social...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →