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Confab: Itsekiri protest exclusion from delegates' list
BY EGUFE YAFUGBORHI THE Itsekiri nation trooped out in protest Friday in Warri expressing disgust at exclusion from the listed delegates to partake in the National Dialogue being instituted by President Goodluck Jonathan.
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Navy rescues 3 kidnapped Indian
THE Nigeria Navy, Friday, rescued three Indian nationals working for C F Offshore, kidnapped in Bayelsa State , March 5 , from a criminal hideout in Ajudaigbo, Warri South West Local Government Area, Delta State.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Women in nationwide protests over killing of students by Boko Haram
Women from all walks of life, yesterday, came out en masse at various state capitals to protest the spate of bombings and killings in the north, especially the killing of the 43 students of Federal Government College, FGC, Bunu Yadi, Yobe State and the abduction of 25 female students of the school by the Boko Haram sect.
Kidnapped PDP members regain freedom
THREE leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party abducted in Port Harcourt on February 26, 2014, regained their freedom on Thursday.
Jonathan's cousin abduction: Kidnappers reject N30m offer
By Samuel Oyadongha, Yenagoa The kidnappers of Chief Inengite Nitabai, cousin to President Goodluck Jonathan have reportedly rejected the N30m offered by his family for his release.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Protect Nigeria's democracy from disasters, Amaechi tells NASS
RIVERS State Governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors' Forum, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has called on the National Assembly to add political and parliamentary activism to their oversight functions in order to protect the country's democracy from further disasters.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Nigerian millionaires to hit 23,000 in next four years- Study
A NEW report published by New World Wealth has disclosed that the number of Nigerians having about N160 million investable funds has risen to 15,700 as at last year end.
Your Absence Wasn't Felt At Centenary Celebrations, PDP Tells Amaechi
FROM LEFT: GOV. CHIBUIKE AMAECHI OF RIVERS; REPRESENTATIVE OF THE PRESIDENT, SPECIAL ADVISER TO THE PRESIDENT ON DOCUMENTATION AND STRATEGY, MR ORONTO DOUGLAS AND FORMER HEAD OF STATE, GEN.YAKUBU GOWON, AT THE PORT HARCOURT CITY CENTENARY CELEBRATION SYMPOSIUM IN PORT HARCOURT LAST YEAR The Rivers State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has ... (more)
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Between illegal and modular refineries in Niger Delta
Ilegal oil refineries in Nigeria thrive on illegal oil bunkering, stolen crude oil, and vandalism of oil pipelines and other installations.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
JTF arrests 8 suspected oil thieves in Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta and Edo
Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, Operation Pulo Shield, on Sunday said that it arrested eight suspected oil thieves and destroyed 17 illegal refineries in multiple raids.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Leaders Reject Jonathana s Ultimatum to Return to PDP
The possibility of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and dissenting Governors who defected to the All Progressives Congress returning to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party as requested by President Goodluck Jonathan is zero, the spokesman of the defunct New Peoples Democratic Party has said.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
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NIGERIA : Oluyole Warriors, Police Baton to Kick-Start League Season
Oluyole Warriors of Ibadan and Police Baton of Lagos are scheduled to kick-start the 2013/ 2014 DStv Men's Basketball Premier League season on February 28. Matches are also billed to continue across the Atlantic and Savannah conferences on March 7 in various centres in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Kano, Gombe and Kwara.
Odi people move against FG assets in Britain over N37.6bn judgment award
The people of Odi in Bayelsa State have moved against the assets of the Federal Government in Britain, as they have registered in England, the N37.616 billion judgment debt, awarded to them as compensation for the 1999 military invasion of their community.
Tackle oil theft, corruption, Amaechi tells FG
Rivers State Governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors' Forum, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has called on the Federal Government to fight oil theft and financial diversion in the country.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Queues return as fuel supply shortage persists
Long queues returned to filling stations in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt on Tuesday as motorists struggled to buy the limited quantity of Premium Motor Spirit available due to what industry watchers called supply shortage.
German envoy advocates credible polls in 2015
Germany has said it is expecting Nigeria to conduct a credible election in 2015 that will reflect the wish of Nigerians.
Jonathan, Amaechi's feud tears UNIPORT alumni apart
The political disagreement between President Goodluck Jonathan and the Rivers State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, appears to have torn the University of Port Harcourt Alumni Association apart.
Nigeria: My Problem With Northern Leaders, By Oritsejafor
PRESIDENT of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Pastor Ayodele Oritsejafor, has said that his problem with most Northern political and religious leaders was that they were not doing enough to dissuade Boko Haram terrorists from the spate of unprovoked attacks on Christians and the country in general.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Pillars' fear looms as Bayelsa, Warri Wolves jet out
The fear of an early ouster still holds sway in Nigeria as Warri Wolves and Bayelsa United get set to debut in this year's CAF Confederation Cup this week end.
N100 bribe: Court sentences policeman to death
A High Court sitting in Port Harcourt on Monday sentenced a police sergeant, Clement Indyel, to death for killing two persons while engaging in a fight with a bus driver over a N100 bribe.