PIB: Sylva Opposed Buhari’s 5percent For Host Communities

A Senator representing Bayelsa West Senatorial District, Seriake Dickson says the Minister of State for Petroleum, Timipre Sylva opposed President Buhari’s 5percent to host communities and insisted on 2.5 percent in the Petroleum Industry Bill. Seriake, the immediate past Governor of Bayelsa State said this in a statement in Abuja on Friday. He alleged that […]

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20 Doctors Died From COVID-19 Complications in One Week - NMA

FG To Pay Over N1 Billion Naira As Death Benefit To Doctors…

The Federal Government of Nigeria, says one billion naira has been set aside for payment of death benefits to doctors who died in active service. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Productivity disclosed this in a statement in Abuja, on Thursday. This was after a meeting with the leadership of the Nigeria Association of Resident […]

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Maritime Workers

Maritime Workers Union Of Nigeria To Suspend Activities in Rivers State If…

The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria has threatened to halt its activities in Rivers State if their over 8 abducted workers are not released within one month. Deputy National President of the union, Francis Bunu said this during a press briefing in the state on Thursday. He said the workers were returning from a meeting […]

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Shiloh attendees are allegedly displaying COVID-19 symptoms - Fisayo Soyombo

Sacked Pastors Were Unfruitful – Oyedepo

General Overseer of Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo has reacted to claims that the church recently sacked some of its pastors as a result of low income. Oyedepo, during a sermon in the church described such claims as “Nonsense” stating that the church has never lacked money. He said the pastors were sacked for being […]

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Wike Cannot Boast of Empowering 10 Persons - APC Chair

Party Congress: APC Encouraging Consensus To Reduce Acrimony

The ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC) says the party is encouraging consensus  for election of party officials because it saves cost and reduces acrimony. National Secretary, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Sen. John Akpanudoedehe disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday. He noted that Article 20 of the party’s constitution which talks […]

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PH Refinery To Start Delivering Products Next Year – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, says part of the Port Harcourt refinery will start delivering finished products by September next year. Group General Manager, Kennie Obateru in a statement said rehabilitation of the refinery expected to gulp $1.5 billion has commenced in full. He said the work would be over in 44 months time […]

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Wike Cannot Boast of Empowering 10 Persons - APC Chair

We Will Shock The Opposition After Congresses – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that it will shock opposition parties in the country after its National, State and Local government congresses. John Akpanudoehede, National Secretary of APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), said this in a chat with journalists on Wednesday. Akpanudoedehe, also stated that its presidential candidate will emerge based […]

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NCDC : We don't provide results to individuals

Monkeypox: NCDC Confirms 15 Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC), says 15 out the 59 suspected cases of monkeypox has been confirmed in the country. Director-general of the Commission, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday. He said one of the persons who tested positive to the disease is a resident of Texas […]

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Wike Cannot Boast of Empowering 10 Persons - APC Chair

Ogoni Young Progressives Forum Accuses Abe of Deceiving Rivers APC Youths

A group known as the Ogoni Young Progressives Leaders Forum, has warned that it will no longer allow anyone no matter how highly placed, truncate the growth of young politicians in Ogoni land. The group, in a statement by its Convener Dae Steven Deegbara on Tuesday, accused Sen. Magnus Abe of misleading and deceiving youths […]

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I was the first and only governor to employ 13,200 teachers in Nigeria - Hon. Rotimi Amaechi

Amaechi’s Public Sector Icon Award: Madumere Reacts

Former Governor of Rivers State and current Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi has been described as a result oriented administrator who has proven and given account of himself. Ex Imo Deputy Governor, Prince Madumere said this while reacting to Vanguard Newspaper’s public sector Icon award bestowed on the Ikwerre born politician. Vanguard had few days […]

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T.B. JoshuLionel Messis says he will remain at Barcelonaa Warns Messi Against Leaving Barcelona

National Sports Festival: Rivers To Host South South Qualifiers

The South South Zonal qualifiers ahead of the National Sport Festival scheduled for Ilorin the capital of Kwara State will hold in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Zonal Co-ordinator, Mr Esset Sylvester who made this known after a meeting with stakeholders of the region in Bayelsa State, said the exercise will kick-start from September 1 to […]

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Sunday Igboho

How Sunday Igboho Was Arrested

Yoruba Nation agitator Sunday Igboho arrested in Cotonou on Monday Night. He was arrested at an airport in Cotonou on Monday night, a top source familiar with the matter told our correspondent. Igboho was arrested by the security forces in Benin Republic about three weeks after the Department of State Services declared him wanted for […]

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Northen Forum

We won’t concede power to the south – Northern leaders

Recent concensus by Southern Governors that Power Should return to the South after President Mohammadu Buhari is one that is still stirring reactions amongst Northern leaders.  Leader of Northern Community in Rivers State Alhaji Musa Saidu who spoke to Journalists on the sidelines of this year’s Ed El Kabir celebration said the southern governors position […]

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COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNORS’ FORUM WITH THE LEADERSHIP OF MIYETTI-ALLAH CATTLE BREEDERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (MACBAN) AND THE HEADS OF SECURITY AGENCIES ON EMERGING SECURITY CHALLENGES IN THE SOUTH-WEST GEO-POLITICAL ZONE

The South Cannot Produce The Next President – Leader of Northern Community In Rivers

Leader of Northern Community in Rivers and Bayelsa States, Alhaji Musa Saidu has said that the Southern part of the country cannot be allowed to produce the next president of the country. Saidu, who disclosed this in a statement in Rivers State few days ago, said the South lost their chance in former President Goodluck […]

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BBNaija season 6 start July 24, SMS Voting Ditched

The Big Brother Naija reality TV show, Season 6, will commence on July 24, organisers Multichoice said at a press conference in Lagos on Monday. The organisers stated that those who will be housemates in this year’s edition of the show have already been selected, tested and quarantined. They will be unveiled to fans on […]

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Law School In Rivers: Wike Commends FG

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has commended the Federal Government for the approval to build a Law School in the State, despite being a major critic of the Buhari administation. Wike, who made this known during the flag-off ceremony of the project in the state on Saturday, said Rivers people would be the biggest […]

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Open Heaven 4 December 2020 - Don't Be Desperate for Marriage

Pst. Adeboye Commiserates With The Family Of T.B. Joshua

General Overseer of the Reedemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has commiserated with the family of Prophet T.B. Joshua. Adeboye, in a condolence message to wife of the late prophet, assured her of their continuous prayers, adding that they shall meet her husband again on the ressurection  morning. He prayed for the family […]

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FG Reduces Data Cost by 50%

Media Chiefs Reacts To Directive Of NBC Not To Report Activities of Terrorists

Heads of media organizations in the country have cautioned the Federal Government against gagging the media, advising them to address the security challenges in the country instead. This was in reaction to the directive of the National Broadcasting Commission that media houses should not disclose the details of the activities of terrorists. They stated that […]

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PORT HARCOURT CAMPUS, NIGERIAN LAW SCHOOL TO BE FLAGGED OFF TOMORROW

Legal education in Nigeria will receive a boost tomorrow, July 17, 2021as the Port Harcourt Campus of the Nigerian Law School is flagged off. The ceremony scheduled to hold at the former School of Nursing Campus, Rumueme, Port Harcourt, will attract legal luminaries from all over the country. Facilities in the Campus include,1500 capacity classroom […]

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#ENDSARS: NBC explains sanctions on stations

Do Not Disclose Activities Of Terrorists – NBC To Media Houses

Television and Radio stations in Nigeria have been directed by the National Broadcasting Commission not to disclose “details” of the activities of kidnappers, bandits and terrorists in their reports. The Director of Broadcast and  Monitoring, Francisca Aiyetan, made this known on behalf of the Director-General of the Commission, Balarabe Ilelah. She appealed to media houses […]

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