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Wike suspends four commissioners

By: Felix Ikpotor Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has approved the suspension of four serving commissioners in the state. This was contained in a statement made available by the Special Assistant to the Governor on Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu. The ...

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Abe calls for investigation into Atsuwete’s death

Senator Magnus Abe, All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Rivers South East Senatorial District in the legislative re-run election, has called on the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris to investigate the circumstances surrounding the killing of Barrister Ken Atsuwete, a ...

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Boko Haram ready to announce Chibok girls’ whereabouts in 24hours – Aisha Wakil

There may be hope for the parents of abducted Chibok girls as one of the individuals who is alleged to have strong connection and vital information on Boko Haram insurgency, Aisha Alkali Wakil, on Wednesday, revealed that the terrorist group ...

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Makarfi led PDP disowns suit against Justices Auta, Okon Abang

The Chairman, National Caretaker Committee, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has dissociate self and the party under his leadership from a suit against two federal high court judges, Justices Ibrahim Auta and Okon Abang.  This was ...

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Elechi Amadi: Wike, family fight over burial rites

By: Felix Ikpotor Indications have emerged that all is not well between the family of late literary icon, Captain Elechi Amadi and the Rivers State Government over roles in the burial of the Aluu-born writer. Just yesterday, the Rivers State ...

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Atsuwete’s death: APC postpones rally

By: Felix Ikpotor Following the death of human-rights lawyer, Barr. Ken Atsuwete who was gruesomely murdered Sunday night in Rivers State, All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state has postponed it Rivers South-East Zonal Rally billed for Saturday. The rally was ...

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Nigeria Can Break up, It’s Not Indivisible, Says Ango Abdullahi

A member of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) and former presidential aide, Prof. Ango Abdullahi, yesterday took on those calling for the restructuring of the country, suggesting that if the amalgamation of the country by Lord Frederick Lugard in 1914 ...

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Armed herdsmen: Reactions trail Fayose’s law

The pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, the Igbo socio-political organisation, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra have expressed support for the bill assented to by the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, which ...

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Guard in police net for molesting employer’s daughter

A 24-year-old security guard has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for sexually molesting his employer’s daughter. The guard by name, Ossai Sylvester,  was said to have assaulted the 10-year-old unnamed girl in the Victoria Island area of ...

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Iheanacho overtakes Mikel as highest-paid Nigerian in Premier League

By: Felix Ikpotor   By signing a new deal with Manchester City, Kelechi Iheanacho, is now the highest-earning Nigerian player in the Premier League. The new deal is worth £85,000-per-week. Iheanacho who signed a new two-year contract extension to stay ...

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