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Activist blasts stakeholder over silence on Wike’s N500m gift

A youth activist, Charles Jaja, has criticized stakeholders in Rivers State for their silence over some  actions of Governor Nyesom Wike. Charle Jaja who was reacting to the five hundred million naira given to the Sokoto State government after one ...

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Herdsmen stab Ondo farmer into coma despite vacation order in Oyo

Fulani herdsmen on Friday attacked and stabbed a farmer into unconsciousness in Akure, the Ondo State capital, while he was working on his farm. This despite the order by the government asking them to vacate the forests reserves in the ...

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Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu lacks capacity to decide-Prof. Obiozor

President General of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Professor George Obizor, on Thursday said that the issue of the Igbo nation pulling out of Nigeria to form Biafra were above and beyond the capacity of leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, ...

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Nigerian Railway launches N900m e-ticketing platform

Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, Nigeria’s Transportation Minister, has disclosed the launch of N900 million e-ticketing platform of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC. Amaechi said the e-ticketing platform was another milestone for the NRC, the Federal Ministry of Transportation and the federal ...

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Court adjourns case between Shell and Ogoni over pollution

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has adjourned for hearing on motion to an objection raised by Shell Petroleum Development Company in a matter instituted by an Ogoni group under the aegis of Ogoni Liberation Initiative against the ...

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C’Rivers teachers protest non-payment of six years salaries

The primary school teachers demoted in 2016 by the Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board (CR-SUBEB) have protested non-payment of their six year salaries. Mrs Ekponwan Ekanem, who spoke to newsmen on Wednesday on behalf of the protesters, said ...

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NSCDC uncovers 119 gallons of adulterated AGO in Rivers, arrests suspect

Rivers State Commandant of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC),  Muktar Lawal says the command uncovered an illegal dump of 119 25-liter gallons of adulterated AGO, and arrested one suspect, saying that the Special Anti-Vandal Team which specialised ...

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Wike mourns late PANDEF leader, Nkanga

The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike says the untimely death of Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) Chairman, Air Commodore Idongesit Nkanga (rtd) has dealt a severe blow to Niger Delta struggle. Wike made this assertion when he visited the Governor ...

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Oyo PDP kicks as factional leaders endorse Fayose’s candidate

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State has distanced itself from the decision of some party leaders to declare support for Chief Eddy Olafeso as the national vice chairmanship candidate at the coming zonal congress. Some factional leaders represented ...

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Biden reverses ban on Nigeria, others

United States President, Joe Biden in his first day in office, has reversed  some actions of former President Donald Trump. In his first executive orders, Biden reversed Trump’s policies on the coronavirus pandemic, immigration, and climate change. Biden canceled the ...

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