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Boko Haram terrorists ambush soldiers, kill 9, injure 20 in Damboa

Operation Lafiya Dole troops carrying out clearance operations on suspected Boko Haram terrorists’ hideouts in Talala and Ajigin, southern part of Borno state, were reportedly ambushed by suspected terrorists at Ugundiri village, Damboa Local Government Area, Borno state, while returning ...

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2 beheaded in Rivers community

By: Felix Ikpotor Tragedy stroke yesterday at Kono a community in Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State as two persons, Christian Sirawoo and Temple Oko were killed and their heads taken away by a suspected cult members.  The ugly ...

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$2.2b arms deal scandal: Dasuki to call Jonathan as witness

Former National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki, who is on trial for alleged mismanagement of $2.1billion arms funds, would like former President Goodluck Jonathan to be his witness, it was learnt yesterday. Dr. Jonathan has faulted the charges against Dasuki, ...

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Wike says, Amaechi’s 8 years squandered Rivers funds without infrastructural development

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the administration started the process of infrastructural development afresh because the immediate past administration of Rotimi Amaechi squandered resources that accrued to the state under his eight years of misrule. He ...

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Rivers: Ogiri decamps to APC, Amaechi commend’s him

 … Urges other prominent Rivers People to do same Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation and leader of Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended Dr. Henry Itotenaan Ogiri, former Executive Director, Admin and ...

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Wike says, INEC can conduct election in Sambisa Forest, but not in Rivers State

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has said  that  the Independent National Electoral Commission  ( INEC) can successfully  conduct elections  in Sambisa forest, but not in Rivers State. He also described  as unfortunate  the claim by the leader of the ...

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We are operating a divine economy in Rivers State says Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the state  is operating  a divine economy which  has enabled it continue to execute projects and pay salaries, when other  states falter. The governor noted that the economic recession that has bedeviled the country ...

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“Drop Rtd Justice Ndu, Wali from NJC Ethics C’tee or face mass action” – APC warns NJC

The Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has noted with shock the recent appointment of two well-known PDP sympathisers, foot soldiers and close associates of Governor Nyesom Wike as members of the 10-man Judicial Ethics Committee of the ...

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Bad governance retrogressing Rivers fortunes -Dakuku

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2015 elections in Rivers State, Dr Dakuku Peterside says bad governance by the Governor Nyesom Wike-led administration was retarding the progress of the state. Dr Dakuku who stated this ...

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Why we can’t spend recovered loot yet – FG

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has revealed that the federal government has, aside cash, recovered landed properties, high valued automobiles and jewelries from looters, pointing out that most of the monies recovered from treasury looters could not be ...

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