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MOSOP leadership crisis escalates with 3 presidents, 5 factions

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By Davies Iheamnachor BORI- MOVEMENT for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP, the powerful umbrella organisation of Ogoni indigenes of Rivers State, founded by environmental activist, the late Ken...

Tue Jan 29th, 2019     Read More →

Strange games in Rivers

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By Egufe Yafugborhi Two weeks ago, the immediate past governorship candidate of the APC in Rivers State, Dr. Dakuku Peterside flew into Port-Harcourt ostensibly to raise the flagging morale of...

Tue Jan 29th, 2019     Read More →

Rivers gov candidates urge electorate to defend votes

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The Forum of Rivers State Governorship Candidates has called on Rivers people to defend their votes during the forthcoming general election in the state. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo...

Tue Jan 29th, 2019     Read More →

Police run out Onnoghen’s staff, seal off his office

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•We didn’t, – Police; 25 lawyers drag Buhari to court as CCT adjourns trial indefinitely •Senate shelves plan to reconvene, heads to court; protests in Calabar, Abuja,...

Tue Jan 29th, 2019     Read More →

FG commences release of N1.3trn NDDC hanging funds

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By Egufe Yafugborhi The FEDERAL Government has begun gradual defrayment of N1.3trillion accrued funds owed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, since inception. NDDC bosss Nsima...

Tue Jan 29th, 2019     Read More →

Foundation empowers 8,000 refugees

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By Rotimi Agbana Belinda Babila Foundation has empowered 8,000 widows and refugees of Ambazonian at their refugee camp located in Ogoja, Cross Rivers State. Nigerian officials of the United...

Tue Jan 29th, 2019     Read More →

East-West Road nightmare: Gunmen kill bus driver at Elele

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By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT—HOODLUMS at Elele, Rivers State, yesterday, shot dead the driver of a 15-seater commercial bus belonging to a popular transport company. Police Public...

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UNEP tasks FG on adequate funding for Ogoni clean-up

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT—United Nation Environment Programme, UNEP, has tasked the Federal Government to ensure adequate funding for Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project,...

Mon Jan 28th, 2019     Read More →

We don’t have money to dash out but infrastructural facilities, says President Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has no free money to give to everybody but it will continue to provide infrastructural facilities to all parts of the country with the meager...

Mon Jan 28th, 2019     Read More →

Vote out darkness that APC represents, Wike tells Nigerians

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo has stated that the 2019 general elections represent a contest between darkness and light, saying that Nigerians must vote out the darkness that APC...

Mon Jan 28th, 2019     Read More →

Rivers Police confirm hoodlums’ killing of Agofure driver

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By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT – HOODLUMS at Elele, Rivers state, Monday shot dead the driver of a 15 seater loaded commercial bus belonging to Godwin Agofure Motors. File: Police Police...

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APC: Onnoghen’s suspension may have disrupted PDP’s plot to steal power

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Has Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen connived with the Peoples Democratic Party to use the election tribunals to steal the presidential election? Justice Onnoghen This was the suggestion of the All...

Mon Jan 28th, 2019     Read More →

Court berates JTF for flouting order to release detainees in custody

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By Emem Idio YENAGOA- JUSTICE A. O. Awogboro of the Federal High Court in Yenagoa has berated authorities of the Joint Task Force, code named Operation Delta Safe, OPDS, for flouting the court...

Mon Jan 28th, 2019     Read More →

Onnoghen was Atiku, PDP’s last hope of rigging election results, APC alleges

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – The ruling All Progressives Congress APC said the Peoples Democratic Party PDP and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar has continued to whine over the...

Mon Jan 28th, 2019     Read More →

Executive Order 007: Veritable platform for private sector financing of infrastructure —Minister

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By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has explained that the Executive Order 007 of 2019 on the Road Infrastructure Development and Refurbishment Investment Tax...

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