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Lobi Stars says ready for 2017/18 League – Mike Idoko

Mr Mike Idoko, the Vice Chairman of Lobi Stars Football Club has expressed the team’s readiness for the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Season scheduled to begin Jan. 14, 2018.

$1bn Boko Haram fund: Governor Wike demands special fund for Niger Delta

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has introduced a new dimension to the controversies over the $1 billion approved by the Nigeria Governors’ Forum for withdrawal by Federal Government from the excess crude account to fight Boko Haram insurgency.

Six petroleum marketers suspended in Akwa Ibom for diversion of products

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Eket field, says it has suspended six marketers in Akwa Ibom for diverting petroleum products.

Etsu Nupe hails Governor Wike for infrastructure development in Rivers

The Etsu Nupe in Niger State, Dr. Yahaya Abubakar, on Saturday commended Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State for his outstanding developmental strides and massive transformation of the state.

How $2.8bn pipeline contract will change Nigeria’s energy landscape – Presidency

The Presidency on Sunday said the nation’s energy landscape was set for a major change with the award of a $2,809,522,548.36 gas pipeline contract approved by the Federal Executive Council as proposed by the Ministry of Petroleum Resources.

Governor Wike flags off construction of 5-star hotel, others at Pleasure Park

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Friday flagged off the construction of a five star hotel and a cinema and chain of restaurants at the Port Harcourt Pleasure Park.

Former Rivers lawmakers endorse Governor Wike for second term

Former Legislators of the Rivers State House of Assembly have endorsed the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, for a second term in office.

Governor Wike’s like one of my sons – Rotimi Amaechi

The Former Governor of Rivers state and now Minister for Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has said that the current Governor of the state, Nyesom Wike, is like a son to him.

I’m Governor Wike’s only ‘agenda’ – Rotimi Amaechi

The Minister for Transportation, Mr Chibuike Amaechi, has denied any rift between him and Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, describing the governor as one of his ‘sons’.

I’ll always work for PDP’s growth – Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, has said that he will always work for the stability and growth of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, because Nigerians are yearning for the party to restore the welfare of the citizenry.

Why Nigerian universities can’t produce qualified accountants – ICAN

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN, has explained why some Nigerian universities cannot produce qualified accountants.

Dana, SPG partner to offer customers 25% discount

Dana Air and the Starwood Preferred Guests hotels have partnered to offer 25 per cent discount on air tickets to suit the holiday needs of family, friends and individuals this Christmas and New year.

How crime rate dropped in Rivers – SARS

In spite the #EndSARS debate by Nigerians, Mr Akin Fakorode, the Commander of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Rivers, says crime rate has dropped to the barest minimum in the upland region of the state.

N726 billion East-West road project designed to fail – Usani Usani

The Federal Government yesterday said that the East-West road project that was awarded in 2006 by the then administration was designed to fail.

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Boko Haram has killed more Muslims than Christians – ex-Minister Sarafa Tunji

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NGO urges more sensitisation on polio vaccination

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Yuletide: FRSC reassures Ebonyi road users of safety

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