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October 1 sit-at-home: IPOB dares govt, security agencies

The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has restated the sit-at-home order it declared for October 1st. Spokesman of the group, Emma Powerful, in a statement, on Wednesday, warned the federal government and security agencies to steer clear. He declared ...

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Ceding Bakassi peninsula to Cameroon is illegal-Ayade

Cross River State governor, Ben Ayade has urged the people of South-South region to come together and speak with one voice on the injustice of the ceding of  Bakassi Peninsular and the attendant suffering its inhabitants are facing. He lamented ...

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Amaechi attracted Ogoni clean-up, Bodo-Bonny Road-Amadi

… Ask Wike to resign By: Felix Ikpotor Following the open challenge  by the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike to his predecessor, and the minister of transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi to name any project he has attracted to the ...

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Many feared killed, houses burnt as Army raids Rivers community

By: Felix Ikpotor People  of Okoma Community in Ahoada East Local Government Area of Rivers State, are now counting their losses while others have fled their homes following the invasion of the community by men of the Nigerian Army, over ...

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Don’t control Obaseki – Oba of Benin warns Wike, other PDP Governors

The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has warned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) about godfatherism, which the party campaigned against before the September 19 Edo State governorship election. The monarch stated this on Tuesday, when five PDP governors, Ahmadu ...

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Buhari write Senate to confirm 8 Supreme Court Justices

The Senate yesterday, received a request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the confirmation of eight Justices of the Court of Appeal as Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. The request which was contained in a letter dated August, 31, ...

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FG’s 774,000 Public Works suffers setback

The Special Public Works (SPW) programme of the Federal Government won’t take-off on the earlier scheduled date as initially planned. It was learnt that the Ministry of Labour and Employment has written to President Muhammadu Buhari for approval to extend ...

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NERC finally orders Discos to suspend electricity tariff hike

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Wednesday directed the 11 Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) to suspend the Sept. 1 new tariff. The commission’s suspension order of the Multi Year Tariff Order (MYTO) 2020 signed by Prof James Momoh, NERC’s ...

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Man ‘arrests’ deity for lack of progress in business

One Nnajiofor Donatus, a middle-aged businessman has arrested a deity, claiming it had been responsible for his lack of progress in business. The businessman also claimed that the deity had been tormenting the entire community for a long time. The ...

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School feeding: Farouq distances self from N2.67 billion stolen under her care

Nigeria’s Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Minister, Sadiya Umar Farouq have dissociated the ministry from a missing N2.67bn meant for the feeding of schoolchildren during the lockdown. “The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development hereby ...

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