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  • APC To NDDC: Prepare Niger Delta For Post-oil Era

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    The All Progressives Congress (APC), has charged the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to focus on new areas that will ensure sustainable development in the region in the days beyond oil. This is as chairman of NDDC, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, has appealed to militants in the Niger Delta region to stop destroying oil and gas…

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  • 2017 Budget Should Be Accessible To Rivers People – Hon Wobo

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    Hon. Victoria Wobo Nyeche is the member representing PortHarcourt 1 Constituency and also the only female lawmaker in the Rivers State House of Assembly. In this interview with ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, the outspoken All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmaker speaks on issues affecting the party in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) -controlled state legislature and other issues….

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  • Army Recovers Weapons, Uniforms Of Slain Policemen In Rivers

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    The Army has recovered one AK47 assault rifle and uniforms belonging to DSP Mohammed Alkali and his police orderly who were allegedly beheaded in Rivers State. The policemen were killed by suspected cultist at Omoku, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni local government area of Rivers State during the December 10, 2016 re-run legislative elections. The General Officer Commanding (GOC)…

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  • Ogoni Live-wire And The Battle Against Unemployment

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    Several youths in communities in Ogoniland of Rivers State are today not only gainfully employed, but are employing others in their own companies that are legally registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), courtesy of the Ogoni Live-wire Programme, powered by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC). According to Igo Weli, General Manager, External Relations, Shell,…

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  • . . . Abe Calls For Unity Among Rivers People

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    The senator representing Rivers South-East senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Abe, has called for unity among the people of Rivers State towards the progress and stability of the state. Abe, who made the call  in a Christmas goodwill message made available to newsmen in Port Harcourt, expressed the hope that the insecurity…

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  • Yuletide: Wike Preaches Political Reconciliation

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    Rivers State governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has called for reconciliation amongst political leaders in Rivers State and Nigeria in general in order to move the state and country forward. Wike, who made the call in a Christmas message he delivered during an interview at Government House, Port Harcourt, said that unity is needed for enhanced…

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  • Rivers Rerun And 2019 Elections

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    ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, writes on the aftermath of the federal and state legislative elections in Rivers State and the implications for 2019 in the state. With the conclusion of the legislative rerun election in Rivers State, the eyes of political gladiators in the state are now focused on the 2019 general election. Also, political analysts believe…

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  • Election Not Do-or-Die Affair – PMB

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    President Muhammadu Buhari has called for peaceful and orderly conduct in the federal and state legislative rerun elections in Rivers State tomorrow. The president, in a statement by his special adviser on  media, Femi Adesina, urged all political parties, their candidates, other stakeholders and the people of the state to ensure that the polls are…

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  • Bribery Allegation: PDP, Group Trade Words Over Amaechi

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    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State and a pro-All Progressives Congress (APC) group, The Patriots Alliance (TPA), have disagreed on the bribery allegation levelled against the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, by two justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. While the PDP is calling on the Department of State…

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