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EFCC quiz A/Ibom SSG over N450m slush funds

Secretary to Akwa Ibom State Government (SSG) Mr. Etekamba Umoren, is torn between the devil and the deep blue sea. He has been roped into the N24billion allegedly released by the former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison Madueke, for onward ...

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Yobo appointed SSA on Sports Development

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has appointed former Super Eagles Captain, Joseph Yobo as Senior Special Assistant on Sports Development to the Governor. Wike has also appointed Mr Chibuzor Aholu as Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Financial Matters. A ...

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Oversea scholarship under Amaechi was a fraud – Wike

By: Felix Ikpotor Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has described as fraud the oversea scholarship executed by his predecessor and present Transport Minister, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi. Wike stated this at a town hall meeting to mark his one year in ...

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Suwon tournament will determine my squad for Olympics – Siasia

Coach of Nigeria’s U-23 team, Samson Siasia, has admitted that the Suwon invitational tournament, will help him identify the players that he will take to the Olympic Games in August. The Dream Team VI are presently in South Korea, where ...

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Police IGP blasts IPOB, orders disarmament of its members

Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase today, criticized members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, over the killings of police officers during yesterday’s bloody protest in the South-East. This was contained in a statement issued by the Force Spokesperson, ACP ...

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FG deploys 5 warships, 100 gunboats, fighter jets to after Niger Delta Militants

By: Our Correspondent In a bid to combat the new face of militancy in the Niger Delta region, the federal government, yesterday, deployed five warships, 100 gunboats and fighter jets to the creeks of the Niger Delta. According to Vanguard, ...

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Blame yourselves, not Buhari for South-East woes – BUSEYM tells Igbo leaders

A group, the Buhari South-East Youth Movement, BUSEYM, has warned politicians in the South-East geo-political zone of the danger of creating fathom political issues in the zone and blaming same on President Muhammadu Buhari. They noted that the current political ...

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Prayer warriors told me to kill my aunt-Suspect

By: Our Correspondent A 28-year old man, Uwem Akpanebe, who allegedly killed his 75-yer-old aunt, one Josephine George has been arrested and detained by the police in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO in the state, Cordelia ...

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Implementation of UNEP Report in Ogoni land is fulfillment of APC campaign promise – Abe

By: Felix Ikpotor The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Rivers South East Senatorial District in the yet to be concluded legislative re-run election, Se. Magnus Ngei Abe has said that the implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) ...

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My girls are prepared for any opposition- Nikyu

By: Felix Ikpotor Bala Nikyu, Coach of the female U17 national team, the Flamingoes has boasted that his girls are prepared to face any opposition in the forthcoming women U17 world cup in Jordan. In a chat with Goal, the ...

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