Witch Craft Church Goes Into Extinction In Delta

A church allegedly founded and operated by a prophetess believed to be under the influence of witch craft has gone into extinction and the prophetess died a mysterious death. The church which operated in Oleh, headquarters of Isoko South Local

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Tension in Bayelsa over Alamieyesiegha’s planned extradition to UK

Fresh moves to extradite ex- governor, Diepreye Alamieyesiegha to the United Kingdom is generating serious tension in Bayelsa State. Already, many socio-political organisations have described the plan as a wrong step in the wrong direction. Chairman of the Bayelsa State

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Terror and renewed bombings: At least 1,700 Nigerians killed in 127 days under Buhari – Intersociety

(Intersociety, Onitsha-Nigeria, 7th October 2015) – By Criminological account, Insurgency is an attempt by organized recalcitrant or radical elements to unseat a legally constituted government or force it to change its existing socio-legal system for the purpose of foisting its

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Nigeria At 55: Bukola Saraki And 83 Inmates Are Running The Asylum By Bayo Oluwasanmi

Opinion – At 55, Nigeria is without leaders. How can we function without leaders? Where have all the leaders gone? All the leaders we once respected are dead. Every generation can boast of gifted true leaders who meet every mark

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Flood sacks traditional ruler, drowns one in Delta

The overflowing River Niger occasioned by the opening of the Lagdo dam in Cameroon has sacked a traditional ruler in Ughelli South from his palace, while it claimed one life and still threatening others in Kwale, headquarters of Ndokwa West

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Protest in Niger State over Gov. Bello’s lopsided appointments

From Danlami Mohd, Minna   Irked by the unpleasant appointments to key government offices by the Governor of Niger State Abubakar Sani Bello, the people of Niger East Senatorial District popularly called Zone B staged a peaceful protest seeking to highlight

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Choice Of Deputy: Bayelsa APC Chairman, Ex-Militant Leader Beat up Sylva In Abuja

EX-Governor receives hot slap   The crisis rocking Bayelsa State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) over who should be running mate to Timipre Sylva shifted to Abuja on Tuesday. At a meeting held in the Abuja palatial home

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Leave Amaechi alone or we’ll expose you, Rivers APC tells Prince Secondus

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has warned the Acting National Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, to leave former Rivers State Governor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, alone or the party would

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World Teachers Day: Celebrating Unsung Nation Builders

By Titilayomi Mobolaji-Adeyemi   Teaching is one of the most challenging yet least lucrative professions especially in developing countries like Nigeria. This, perhaps, is what inspired the widely popular saying that the teacher’s reward is in heaven. In spite of

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Nigeria Independence 2015: Nigeria at 55

The United States Movement for Buhari-Osinbajo (USM4BO) congratulates Nigeria’s President, General Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on the 55th Anniversary of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Independence. We congratulate all patriotic Nigerians as we witness another year

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NNPC retail sues NNPG, CAC over trademark infringement

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Retail Limited has dragged the Natural Network Petroleum and Gas Company Limited and two others to Justice I.M. Sanni of a Federal High Court in Akure over alleged infringement on its trademark. The NNPC had

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Group uncovers plot to rig Kogi, Bayelsa elections

A civil rights organisation, Peace Network Initiative, on Sunday said it had uncovered plot to rig the forthcoming governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States. The advocacy group promoting non-violence, peace and development, said in a statement by its National

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Conflict inducements and resolution strategies: The lessons for Africa, by Madu Magnus Emeka and Siraj Barau Abdulkarim

Photo: Associate Prof. Madu Magnus Emeka                                                                Abstract   Up till this 21st Century, African region is believed to be a volatile, crises ridden and a war zone. It is generally perceived by the international community as the last

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Delta Court Jails 4 Kidnappers 67 Years With Hard Labour

A Delta High Court sitting in Asaba, the Delta State Capital, has sentenced 4 persons to a total of 67 years imprisonment with hard labour for kidnapping one Mrs. Ighowoh Yavbiere and four of her children including her 3 weeks

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Bayelsa civil servant died of stroke, says Government

The Bayelsa State Government has described as untrue and misleading reports that a civil servant, Mr. Peter Ogiero, committed suicide because of unpaid salaries. The government quoted a family source as revealing that “the deceased was suffering from partial paralysis,

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Abuja bombing, wicked and barbaric – CAN President, Oritsejafor

I am saddened by the resurgence of bomb attacks in the FCT that has resulted in the deaths of many and leaving many others wounded. I strongly condemn the recent barbaric and wicked acts of wickedness by the insurgents and

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Uwajumogu’s case against Achonu opens for address Monday

INEC witness testifies to the submission of results days after declaration of Achonu   By Emeka Ahaneku   The National Assembly Election Tribunal sitting in Owerri, Imo state, last week concluded the hearing session of Rt.Hon Benjamin Uwajumogu’s petition challenging

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Nigeria: Still promising at 55?

Many of us are quite familiar with the axiom that “a fool at forty is a fool forever”, but what about at 55 years? As Nigeria celebrates its 55th year of right to self-determination, it is imperative to reflect on

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Independence: Gov. Okowa kicks against ethnic patriotism

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has called for a stop to biased ethnic patriotism which he observed was militating against the growth of Nigeria as a nation. In an address he read to commemorate Nigeria’s 55th independence anniversary in

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As evil men sent Dr. Ugonna home prematurely, Omereonyes mourn son’s excruciating painful death, while Okorochas celebrate son’s first class

By Victor Ahumaraeze     Opinion – On the 25th of September 2015, the world, especially your fellow beneficiaries of the Imo10,000 job scheme, bid you, Dr Ugonna Damian Omereonye unceremonious goodbye with tears in our eyes. That day, your

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Nigeria @ 55: Dickson preaches peace, congratulates Bayelsans on 19 years anniversary

As Nigeria celebrates 55 years of independence and Bayelsa marks 19 years of its creation, Governor Henry Seriake Dickson has urged Bayelsans and Nigerians to remain focused and be supportive to the Governments at all levels. The governor in a

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Intelligence agencies believe Israel’s Mossad planned Mecca stampede to abduct Iranians

By Stephen Lawan   EUROPEAN intelligence agencies have suggested that Israeli foreign intelligence agency Mossad may have perpetuated the recent stampede in Saudi Arabia to enable it abduct visiting Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) commanders. Last week, over 1,000 people

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Oct. 1st and Nigeria @ 55: Full text of President Buhari’s speech

October 1st is a day for joy and celebrations for us Nigerians, whatever the circumstances we find ourselves in because it is the day, 55 years ago; we liberated ourselves from the shackles of colonialism and began our long march

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