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Shell suspends sale of Nigerian oil assets

SHELL has suspended its decision to divest its Nigerian onshore oil assets, choosing instead to comply with the outcome of a Supreme Court ruling...

APC presidential primary: Two Rivers State delegates die in auto crash

TWO delegates from Rivers State who participated in the just concluded presidential primary of the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), have lost...

Wike dissolves cabinet, sacks Chief of Staff

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has dissolved the State Executive Council (SEC). The governor's spokesperson Kelvin Ebiri announced the development in a statement released on...
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Gender-Based Violence can be tackled during early education – Semenitari

FORMER Commissioner of Information in Rivers state Ibim Semenitari has said Gender-Based Violence (GBV) can be tackled during early education. Semenitari spoke during a panel...

Wike explains how ‘contract variation’ in national budgets promotes corruption

GOVERNOR of Rivers State Nyesom Wike, on Saturday, said the Federal Government promoted corruption through its national budgeting system by allocating paltry sums of...

The new VAT combat is a protest

By Eric TENIOLA THE actions of Chief Nyesom Wike (57) governor of Rivers state and Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (56) governor of Lagos, have made us...
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VAT: Rivers, Lagos economies were built with contributions of other states -Masari

KATSINA State Governor Aminu Masari has said that the economies of both Rivers and Lagos states will be nothing without the contributions of other...

VAT: Supreme Court is independent, won’t compromise -CJN

CHIEF Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Ibrahim Muhammad Tanko has assured Nigerians that the Supreme Court will exercise independence as it hears a suit filed...

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ISWAP claims responsibility for Kuje Prison attack

THE Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) has claimed responsibility for the attack on Kuje Medium Correctional Facility...

Kuje Prison attack: FCT minister urges traditional rulers to fish out fleeing inmates

MINISTER of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Muhammad Musa Bello has called on traditional rulers in the area...

Abuja-Kaduna train attackers behind attack on Kuje Prison – Gumi’s aide

TUKUR Mamu, a media consultant to controversial Islamic cleric Ahmad Gumi, has said the attack on the Kuje Prison...

Buhari visits Kuje Prison, expresses shock at scale and audacity of attack

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock at the "scale and audacity of the attack" by gunmen on the Kuje...

How elderly Nigerian doctor insisted on botched procedure that landed him in jail

AN 85-year-old Nigerian doctor Isyaka Mamman has been sentenced to three years in prison after a botched routine procedure...
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