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Mob kill policeman for causing death of woman, two children

A mob on Thursday attacked and killed a policeman over the death of a woman and two children on Owerri Road, Onitsha, Anambra. Witnesses said that the incident occurred at 3.30p.m. when the police officer attempted to forcibly stop an ...

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Rivers APC commends Buhari, blasts Wike

Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken a swipe at the state governor, Nyesom Wike for saying that the Federal Government under the watch of President Buhari has not done much for Rivers State and the ...

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Rivers: RIWAMA cancels monthly sanitation exercise

By: Felix Ikpotor The Rivers State government has cancelled this month’s sanitation exercise. This was made known by the Sole Administrator, Rivers State Waste Management Agency, RIWAMA, Bro Felix Obuah. The RIWAMA boss who made this known in a statement ...

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Man risks 15-year jail term for eating, drinking without paying at bar

A driver, Sunday Lawal, 33, who allegedly obtained three bottles of Hennessy and food valued at N75,000 from a bar attendant under false pretences, was on Friday arraigned in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports ...

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APC suspends its national legal adviser

The Ilasamaja Ward C of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the Mushin Local Government Area of Lagos State on Thursday suspended the National Legal Adviser of the APC, Dr. Muiz Banire, from the party. Banire hils from Ilasamaja Ward ...

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Reps stop Senate’s move to cut president’s powers

The House of Representatives on Thursday voted against a clause that would have weakened the powers of the president in the process of the alteration of the Constitution, the foundation of the nation’s legal system. Both chambers, Senate and House ...

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Aluu 4: Judgment fixed for July 31

A Port Harcourt High Court has adjourned to July 31,  judgment in the murder of four students of the University of Port Harcourt popularly called Aluu4. The four murdered students are: Ugonna Obuzor, Toku Lioyd, Chiadika Biringa and Tekena Elkanah. ...

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Ugwuanyi sacks three commissioners

Gov Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has dropped three commissioners in a minor cabinet reshuffle announced on Thursday. Those affected were commissioners for Information, Dr. Godwin Udeuhele, Youth and Sport, Mr. Charles Ndukwe and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Mr. Smart Ogbe. The ...

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MOSOP condemn Shell’s forceful resumption of oil exploration in Ogoni

By: Felix Ikpotor The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has strongly condemned the forceful entry into Ogoni through the back door by oil- giants Royal Dutch Shell and the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, ...

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Wike decries politics of under-development by some Rivers politicians

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has decried the politics  of under-development being promoted by some politicians  from the state, saying that he will remain committed to develop the state despite plots to distract him. Speaking while commissioning the Rukpokwu ...

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