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Rivers Deputy Governor commends COWA

Rivers State Deputy Governor, Dr. Ipalibo Harry Banigo has commended members of the Correctional Officers Wives Association (COWA) for supporting their husbands to carry out their humanitarian duties. Banigo stated this while playing host to members of the Correctional Officers ...

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We’ll not recognise NDDC caretaker committee, Senate insist

The Nigerian Senate has said it would not recognize the caretaker committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC led by Dr. Joi Nunieh. Chairman Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Godiya Akwashiki said the decision not to ...

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Bonga Oil Field: EFCC moves to seize $24m

The battle over the judgment debt on Bonga Oil Field is not yet over. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed charges against six suspects on the criminal conspiracy that led to the award. Fingered in the conspiracy ...

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Ex-militants file suit, demand N240 million from FG

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt the Rivers State capital has adjourned for parties to respond to processes in the suit filed by fifty-six aggrieved Presidential Amnesty Programme beneficiaries, against the Attorney-General of the Federation, Special Adviser to ...

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RIWAMA announces restriction of movement for Saturday’s monthly sanitation exercise

 Sole Administrator of Rivers State Waste Management Agency (RIWAMA), Bro. Felix Obuah, has announced that this month’s State-wide Sanitation exercise will hold on Saturday, November 30, 2019, across the 23 Local Government Areas of the State from 7am – 10am. ...

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Dino Melaye vs Smart Adeyemi: INEC insists on use of card readers

By: Admin The Independent National Electoral Commission (lNEC) has reiterated that it will would continue to use the Smart Card Reader(SCR) in all elections, including that of Saturday’s rerun election in Kogi West Senatorial District, Ajaokuta Federal Constituency and Sabuwa ...

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RVHA stops NURTW from collecting levies from commercial drivers

The Rivers State House of Assembly Committee on Transport ordered the National Union of Road Transport Workers Union, NURTW, in the state  to stop the collection of all levies from transporters in the state. The house committee said the ban ...

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Dasukigate: Court fixes date to decide Olisa Metuh’s fate

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja,Tuesday, fixed February 25, 2020, to deliver judgement in the N400 million fraud charge against a former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh. Justice Okon Abang on Tuesday fixed the date ...

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Oshiomhole begs APC Governors to implement N30k Minimum Wage

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has appealed to all APC state governors to implement the N30,000 minimum wage and the consequential adjustments recently approved by the Federal Government. Oshiomhole made the appeal on Monday in ...

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Bayelsa election: Jonathan denies ‘working for APC’, attacks Sule Lamido

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has denied claims making the rounds in the media that he worked against his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the recent governorship poll in Bayelsa State because of the Malabu oil deal. He described ...

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