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Take note of Ojukaye’s comment, PDP Chairman, Obuah tells INEC, security agencies

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Rivers State Chapter, Bro Felix Obuah has noted with dismay what he described as inciting and unguarded utterances of the factional State chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Ojukaye Flag Amachree. ...

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Ex-Delta Governor, Uduaghan defects to APC

Former governor of Delta State Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, on Yesterday night has formally joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) with the pledge to pull other prominent Deltans along with him to party. His declaration Tuesday night ended months of ...

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NNPC to establish two condensate refineries

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will establish two condensate refineries with a total refining capacity of 200,000 barrels per day. The corporation disclosed this in a statement signed by its spokesman, Mr Ndu Ughamadu, in Abuja on Tuesday. ...

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I washed dead bodies for 10 years – Ajimobi

Loyo State Governor,  Abiola Ajimobi has said that he washed dead bodies as a youth to pay his tuition fees while schooling abroad. Ajimobi said this at a South-West Youths Regional Summit in Osogbo yesterday. The Governor, while urging the ...

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FG to summon U.S. Ambassador over Trump’s alleged ‘lifeless’ comment

U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, is expected to be summoned by the Federal Government over the comment allegedly made by President Donald Trump about President Muhammadu Buhari in April. The United States Embassy in Abuja has refused to respond ...

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C’River flood sweeps away 6 persons, sink 30 houses

Rampaging flood has wiped out at least six persons, including the son of an Air Force officer and a University of Calabar, UNICAL official, and also submerged over 30 houses  in Calabar, capital of Cross River State, in the last ...

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Suspected kidnapper, ritualist disguising as madman nabbed

A middle-age man, who usually disguises as a lunatic but alleged to be a kidnapper and ritualist, was on  apprehended yesterday in Akure, the Ondo Capital. The “madman”, who was arrested with two mobile phones was said to have been ...

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Lagos: 57 suspected homosexuals arrested during initiation

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 57 suspects, who were allegedly being initiated into a homosexual club at a hotel in Egbeda area of Lagos. The Police at Shasha and Idimu divisions arrested the suspects following a tip-off. gay ...

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Excess crude revenue rises to $58m per day as price hits $76 per barrel

Nigeria’s excess oil revenue has reportedly risen from $48.3 millio n to $58 million per day as international oil price leaps to $76 per barrel Monday from $72. The Federal Government earlier  benchmarked its 2018 budget earnings at $51 and ...

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National security vs rule of law: Ozekhome faults Buhari’s position

Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mike Ozekhome SAN, has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s elevation of national interest above the rule of law. Ozekhome, who lamented that the country was on the path of dictatorship, insisted that the rule of law was ...

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