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We haven’t received salaries in 6 months, seafarers tell NIMASA DG

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SOME Nigerian seafarers working onboard a vessel named Princess Ajiroghene in Onne port, Rivers State, have lamented to the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety...

Thu Dec 9th, 2021     Read More →

We did not collect money from Obaseki to give him ticket ― PDP

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The outgoing national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has denied that it collected bribe from Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State to give him the party’s gubernatorial...

Wed Dec 8th, 2021     Read More →

Princewill Trust’s Challenge Winners Return From Dubai Trip

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The first batch of winners of the Princewill Trust’s Vision and Success Opportunity Challenge, have returned to Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, after a six-day all-expenses paid...

Wed Dec 8th, 2021     Read More →

Reps To Ensure Speedy Completion Of Port Harcourt Refinery Rehabilitation

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Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Petroleum (Downstream) have vowed to religiously monitor progress of work at the Port Harcourt Refinery, to ensure timely completion of the...

Wed Dec 8th, 2021     Read More →

Erring oil companies must be penalized for negligence ― Senate President

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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called on the Federal Government through its relevant agencies to penalize indigenous oil companies responsible for the devastation of host communities...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria Journalists Facing Serious Safety Challenges – Nsirim

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Rivers State commissioner for information and communications, Pastor Paulinus Nsirim, has described as enormous, the safety challenges being faced by journalists practicing in Nigeria. Nsirim...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

Persons With Disabilities Honour Wike, Ortom, Bello, Others

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Nigerians living with disabilities under the aegis of Persons With Disabilities Initiative Nigeria have honoured Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Samuel Ortom (Benue State) and Yahaya Bello...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

Winners emerge in JAN, First Bank national students competition

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Winners have emerged in the annual national student entrepreneurship contest, the National Company of the Year (NCOY) competition, recently held online, and jointly organised by the Junior...

Mon Dec 6th, 2021     Read More →

NDLEA nabs father of three at Abuja airport for ingesting 96 pellets of cocaine

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A 44-year-old father of three, Gabriel Anthony Patrick, has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA),...

Sun Dec 5th, 2021     Read More →

Father of 3 arrested at Abuja airport for ingesting 96 pellets of cocaine

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A 44-year-old father of three, Gabriel Anthony Patrick has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja for...

Sun Dec 5th, 2021     Read More →

SMEDAN Trains, Empowers 4,495 Entrepreneurs

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The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), has said it successfully impacted no fewer than 4,495 Nigerians in the area of entrepreneurship training, vocational...

Sun Dec 5th, 2021     Read More →

Wike Presents N483bn Budget For 2022 Wike Presents N483bn Budget For 2022

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Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike yesterday presented a budget estimate of N483 billion for the 2022 fiscal year to the state House of Assembly for consideration. Presenting the budget on the...

Sat Dec 4th, 2021     Read More →

Wike presents N483bn budget for 2022

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Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike on Friday disclosed his plans to spend Four Hundred and Eighty-three billion, one hundred and seventy-three million, three hundred and seven thousand,...

Fri Dec 3rd, 2021     Read More →

Seductive VAT Data Raises More Questions Than Answers

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In the last two Mondays, two newspapers – Daily Trust and Nigerian Tribune – have published data on the collection of Value Added Tax (VAT) in the first eight months of 2021. The...

Fri Dec 3rd, 2021     Read More →

WACT Attains Major Safety Milestone

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APM Terminals West Africa Container Terminal Nigeria (WACT), Onne, has recorded a major safety milestone by attaining one million man-hours with no Lost Time Injury (LTI) in its ongoing Phase Two...

Thu Dec 2nd, 2021     Read More →