The Diobu policeman and his bruised ego

By Bekee Anyalewechi   Yesterday, Monday, I was moving to the office for a half-day work. The other half was meant to be spent doing a few demands in the Vineyard. I had arrived Port Harcourt late Saturday night after

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Frustration, Pain Trail Closure of BVN Registration

CBN Says No Cause For Panic Frustration, pains and fatigue occasioned by endless queues were prominent features at the various Deposit Money Banks in Delta State as bank customers besieged the banks to beat the June 30th deadline on Bank

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Governance is on course in Rivers State: Governor Wike is Working

Photo: Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike inspecting work on the Iloabuchi -Eagle Island, in Port Harcourt.     Wike satisfied with pace of work on Operation Zero Potholes in Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has expressed

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There was no “unauthorised spending” under Okonjo-Iweala: $2.1b allegation is latest chapter of political witch-hunut

The allegation by some governors that former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala spent $2.1 billion out of the Excess Crude Account “without authorization” is false, malicious and totally without foundation. We want to state categorically that no unauthorized expenditure

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$3.5 billion Brass fertilizer-petrochemical firm to employ 30, 000 Bayelsans, says BDIC

The Bayelsa Development and Investment Corporation on Tuesday said the $3.5 billion Brass Fertilizer and Petrochemical project located at Odioma is expected to generate a turnover of $1.5 billion and employ about 30, 000 workers, especially indigenes. The firm therefore

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Jega’s Tenure Exit At INEC: Time To Reverse Bastardized & Corrupted Electoral Policies In Nigeria

(Democracy & Good Governance, Onitsha Nigeria, 30th June 2015)-By relevant provisions of the Constitution of Nigeria 1999, as amended last in 2011, the five year tenure of the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Attahiru M. Jega, from

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Ban on Local Gin: We’ve Trained Our Children from Proceeds of ‘Ogogoro’ Sales – EEU Women

Women in Bomadi Local Government Area, a fishing zone of Delta State, had said that from time immemorial they had deployed the proceeds from the sale of ogogoro, the local gin recently banned by the federal government, into the education

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Bayelsa gov election: Dickson gets automatic ticket, as PDP dumps primary

Indications have emerged that Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson, would emerged as the consensus candidate of the People Democratic Party in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in the state. It was also learnt that following heightened political activities in the state

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Ministerial appointment: Delay is dangerous for Nigeria, MDCAN tells Buhari

The Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), on Monday challenged President Muhmmadu Buhari to constitute his cabinet saying “delay is dangerous.” The association also pleaded with the National Association of Resident Doctors to call of their strike in

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ECOWAS Soccer Tournament: Nigeria Will Participate – FEYSOC

From Danlami Mohd,  Minna   The national executive secretary of the Federation of youth Soccer Clubs of Nigeria Hon A S Luya said Nigeria would participate in the 2015 Ecowas invitational soccer competition scheduled for July in Lome the Togolese

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Niger Govt. Dissolves 25 LG Caretaker Chairmen

From Danlami Mohd, Minna   The Niger State Government has dissolved the twenty-five local government council caretaker committee chairmen in the state with effect from Wednesday 24th of June.   The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Dr. Ibrahim Dooba

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Again: Security agents burst another baby factory in Onitsha

13 pregnant teenagers, 5 boys taken into custody From Chuks Collins, Awka Operatives of the Department of State Security (DSS) have burst open a syndicate of what social rights activists referred to as baby sales stock market in Atani, Ogbaru

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President Buhari, crack the whip now! By Godwin Onyeacholem

Of Buhari’s presidency so far, one thing is clear: the pace is inversely proportional to the quantum of public anger bred by decades of horrible post-colonial leadership. And at no time is this sense of indignation and cynicism more intense

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Proposed Transfer Of Boko Haram Terror Suspects: A Case Against Imminence Of Massive Destruction Of Igbo Lives & Properties – Intersociety

Says the proposal was an infamous policy aimed to escalate Islamic insurgency in Nigeria   (Public Security & Safety, Onitsha Nigeria, 28th June 2015)-The proposed transfer to Anambra prisons (Onitsha, Awka and Ekwulobia) and other prisons in the Southeast zone,

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Regular payment of salaries: Labour hails Governor Dickson

Leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) in Bayelsa State have commended the state governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, for regular payment of workers salaries. A statement by the State council chairmen

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Nigeria has highest number of drug convicts across the globe – NDLEA

From Danlami Mohd, Minna   The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Friday admitted that Nigeria rank the highest with number of persons serving jail terms for drug related offenses across the globe.   The NDLEA commander in the

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Senate President opens up: How the plans to abduct me failed – Bukola Saraki

Speaks on the emergence of Ekweremadu as deputy   Senate president, Senator Bukola Saraki has opened up on how plans were made by some people to kidnap him and prevent him from emerging the senate president. But he outsmarted their

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APGA Reps Candidate Floors PDP At Tribunal Pre-Trial

 … as court sacks Onitsha Federal constituency rep   From Chuks Collins, Awka   The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate in the March 28,2015 election for the Anaocha/Njikoka/Dunukofia Federal Constituency for the election, Mr Dozie Nwankwo has floored the

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Police display high calibre weapon recovered from suspects who kidnapped GUO Motors Boss

Narrates how the suspects were arrested and how the weapons were recovered From Chuks Collins, Awka Six years after, a Police officer, Corporal Victor Edet, a policeman attached to Anambra State Headquarters of Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Awkuzu as at

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Uwajumogu Reaps Gold At 50: God’s Amazing Grace Continues, BY Chukwuemeka Ahaneku

It was Stephen Grellet who said, ‘’ I shall pass through this world but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, let me do it now; let me not defer it or neglect it, for I shall

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TB Joshua Reacts To Gay Law In USA

By Ihechukwu Njoku Various reactions have come in the wake of America formally legalising gay marriage across the entirety of its borders but one of the most unusual has sprung from a popular Nigerian cleric. After the historic announcement, T.B.

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Salary palaver: Nigerians, what happened? By Dr. Ikedi Ohakim

“Look! The wages you failed to pay the workers who mowed your fields are crying out against you. The cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord Almighty” (James 5:4) The hallmark transition of Nigeria from one

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APC leaders hail Oyegun

By Nwaorgu Faustinus Support for the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Oyegun mounted on Friday as prominent leaders of the party lauded his leadership qualities, describing him as “the most distinguished party chairman in the

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Buhari is a man of destiny – Waziri

…Ex-EFCC boss urges support for President   Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Dr (Mrs) Farida Waziri has described President Muhammadu Buhari as a man of destiny who must be supported by all Nigerians irrespective of

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Protest Rocks Anambra As Boko Haram Convicts Soon Arrive Prisons

The directive of President Muhammadu Buhari to transfer Boko Haram suspects to prisons in the South East has generated protests across states in the South East with Onitsha, the business city of Anambra State, closing the main international market in

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How criminals killed Benson Ogedegbe in Delta State to chase away soldiers who hunt them

Written by Fejiro Oliver   As Nigerians and journalists search for the true killer of Benson Ogedegbe, the head of vigilante group in Oghara, Ethiope West LGA of Delta State, this reporter has dug out those behind the killing which

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Hasten Aregbesola’s Impeachment, To Save Osun State From Economic Catastrophe – PDP Tells Osun’s State House Of Assembly

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State has extolled the moves of the Osun State House of Assembly to impeach Governor Rauf Aregbesola, and urged them to accelerate the process in other to save the state from what it

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Total Deregulation: The way out for Nigeria

By Chidi Arinze The current fuel crises in Nigeria and the harsh reality of falling oil price in the international market has once again open up the debate on deregulation of the upstream sector of Nigeria’s petroleum sector Deregulation of

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National Assembly crisis: Hold Saraki, Dogara responsible, not APC – Ondo State, APC

The All Progressives Congress in Ondo State has called on Nigerians to hold the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and the Speaker House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara responsible for the fracas in the National Assembly, and not the All

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Sacked police officer arrested for impersonation

A police officer who was sacked from the force in 2011 but still parades self as an officer of the force has been arrested in Warri, Delta State, by a team of the Quick Response Squad. The officer named Matthew

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