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APC confronts PDP in PH state constituency election tomorrow

THE supremacy battle between ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State and opposition All Progressives a Congress, APC, would be tested tomorrow (Saturday) as both parties fight for vacant Port Harcourt Constituency III seat in the Rivers State House ...

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1,500 security officers for Rivers bye-election

Atleast 1,500 security officers are expected to take part in tomorrow’s Port Harcourt Constituency 3, state House of Assembly bye-election in Rivers state. The state commissioner of Police,  Zaki Ahmed disclosed this in a news statement in Port Harcourt,  the ...

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Ronaldo to make Juventus debut against Chievo

Cristiano Ronaldo will finally make his Serie A debut in the opening match of the season for champions Juventus against Chievo in Verona, coach Massimiliano Allegri confirmed on Friday. Allegri said the 33-year-old was eager to play in Serie A ...

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2019: NASS committees to decide source of INEC funding

The Joint Committee of the Senate and House of Representatives Committees on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has resolved to determine how the commission intends to fund its 2019 budget. The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Electoral Matters, ...

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2019: Saraki debunks “presidential declaration”

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has spoken on his supposed declaration for the 2019 presidential election. The former Kwara governor said that there is no truth in the comment credited to him as nursing a purported plan to succeed President ...

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Lawmakers consider N189.2b elections budget

Work has begun on the budget of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the 2019 elections. INEC Chairman Prof Mahmood Yakubu yesterday defended the commission’s N189.2 billion budget at separate sessions with the Senate’s and House of Representatives’ committees ...

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Kawu Baraje returns to PDP

The leader of the  Reformed All Progressives Congress, Kawu Baraje, has formally defected from the APC to the Peoples Democratic Party. Baraje, during aa press conference in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, on Thursday, said he will soon make a ...

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Buhari congratulates Odili at 70

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his good wishes to a former Governor of Rivers State, Dr. Peter Odili, on the occasion of his 70th birthday. In a statement, Thursday,  by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, ...

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Oil spill delaying Ogoni clean-p — NOSDRA

The National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency, NOSDRA, has said that the continued oil spillage and illegal refineries in Ogoni, Rivers State is making stakeholders handicapped in the actual cleaning of oil polluted sites in the area. Port Harcourt ...

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JUST IN: Court stops Saraki from declaring Akpabio’s seat vacant

An FCT High Court sitting in Bwari Thursday,  restrained the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki from declaring the seat of former Minority Leader of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, vacant. Justice Othman Musa also ordered Saraki not to impede ...

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