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Trouble will burst if names of NDDC contract awardees are released – Ojougboh

The Executive Director,  Projects of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Cairo Ojougboh has said there will be chaos if the commission releases the full list of those who were awarded contracts. Ojougboh, while speaking with the Vanguard, said  Senator Nwaoboshi, ...

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Wike gifts NASS members SUVs as pensioners groan

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has  bought and presented 15 state-of-the-art Toyota Land Cruiser VX and TXL Sports Utility Vehicles for lawmakers representing the State at the National Assembly. This comes as appeals from retired civil servants for the payment ...

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Wike charges UNIPORT VC to restore school on path of excellence

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has charged the Acting Vice Chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt to restore the institution to the path of academic excellence. Governor Wike said the institution used to be one of the best in ...

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Wike reconciles major actors in 2013 Assembly crisis, as Lloyd, Bipi, Chindah, Nworgu comes together

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has reconciled major actors in the July 9, 2013 Rivers State House of Assembly crisis. They have all agreed to work together as members of one big family under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. They ...

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I am still OYF President-Yamaabana

By: Felix Ikpotor President General of the Ogoni Youth Federation (OYF), Legborsi Sunday Yamaabana has refuted claims of his suspension by some members of the body, stressing that people on suspension cannot suspend him. Yamaabana was reacting to a resolution ...

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Dickson plots way to Senate, as PDP presents him as sole candidate

The immediate past governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson has announced that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has made him the sole candidate for the Bayelsa West senatorial district election. The Senate seat is currently vacant following the election of ...

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I have forgiven Chidi Lloyd-Wike

…As former Assembly Leader joins PDP Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says he has forgiven former Leader of the  State Assembly Dr. Chidi Llyod, stressing that politicians who bear bitterness in their minds against others hardly make progress. He ...

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Police shoot 19-year-old in Rivers for impregnating a girl

A 19-year-old boy is lying critically ill in an hospital in Port Harcourt after he was  shot by a police team in K. Dere Community of Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers State for impregnating a girl. The incident happens ...

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Rivers Police Command launches investigation into death of officer

The Rivers State Police Command says it has launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of one of its officers, Inspector Hosea Yakubu. Yakubu was reportedly beaten to death by yet to be identified officers of the Nigerian ...

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Rivers inaugurates task force on human trafficking

The Rivers State Government says it is committed to eradicating all forms of humsn trafficking in the state. Speaking during the inauguration of the State Task Force on Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons at the Government House in Port Harcourt, ...

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