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Rivers APC stakeholders endorse Abe for governorship

Stakeholders of the Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have endorsed the candidature of Senator Magnus Ngei Abe for the governorship of the party in the 2019 gubernatorial election in the state. The group under the aegis ...

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Rivers Police attack newspaper stand

…Arrest 3 vendors in Oyigbo, harasses others in Elelenwo, Rumuokoro. By: Felix Ikpotor The attack and harassment of innocent citizens in the state by the police, seems to have taken a new dimension as they have move to gag the ...

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Bayern Munich sack Ancelotti

Bayern Munich has sacked its manager, Carlo Ancelotti. The sacking followed Wednesday’s 3-0 Champions League defeat by Paris St-Germain. The  Italian replaced Pep Guardiola at the start of last season. Ancelotti, 58, helped Bayern win the Bundesliga in his first ...

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Uchendu’s swearing-in, triumph of people’s power – Peterside

 Director-General of Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency ( NIMASA ), Dr. Dakuku Peterside  has said the swearing-in of Sen. Andrew Uchendu is a triumph of people’s power and resilience over violence.  Uchendu was sworn-in as a Senator to represent ...

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Students protest: Info Commissioner goofed – Rivers APC

By: Felix Ikpotor The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State has described statements credited to the new Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Barr. Emma Okah claiming to have uncovered a plan by the APC and the police ...

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2015: Jonathan denies bribing Okorocha

Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has denied allegations by Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha that he offered him  a bribe ahead of the 2015 presidential election which he eventually lost. Okorocha had Tuesday accused the former president of offering him ...

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FG declares October 2 Public Holiday

The federal government of Nigeria has declared Monday, October 2, 2017 as a public holiday to mark Nigeria’s 57th independence anniversary.  Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), while making the declaration on behalf of the federal government, congratulated ...

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IDP food: Ex-PDP chairman, others in prison

A Federal High Court in Yola has ordered that a former Adamawa PDP Chairman, Alhaji Abdurrahman Bobboi be remanded in prison custody for allegedly diverting food meant for Internally Displaced Persons ( IDPs ). The court also remanded  Mr. Sanda ...

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Jonathan owing us N24m for producing his posters – Printer

Mr. Olusegun Idowu, a witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in the ongoing trial of the former Director for Media and Publicity of Jonathan’s Campaign Organisation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has said ex-President Goodluck Jonathan still owes him N24m ...

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Melaye’s recall: INEC officials arrive National Assembly with petitions to notify senator

Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Tuesday visited the National Assembly Complex to inform Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye on receipt of the petition on his recall. The officials we gathered were at Melaye’s office with heavy documents ...

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