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Sheriff PDP faction joins APC in Delta

The membership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State further depleted on Saturday when supporters of the former national chairman of the party, Ali Modu Sheriff, joined the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC).

Gov. Wike condemns attacks on non-Rivers indigenes

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Friday said his administration would not tolerate any attack on non-indigenes in the state.

IPOB: Arewa youths task northern govs to be proactive

The Arewa Youth Assembly (AYA) has tasked Northern governors to be proactive in ensuring peace in their states.

We’ll not tolerate attacks on Nigerians – Wike tells IPOB

The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has called on members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra to stop the attacking Nigerians from other parts of the country in the state.

Wike condemns attack on Oyigbo, cautions IPOB members

The Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has condemned the attack on residents of Oyigbo by suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

Rivers APC faults Wike’s allegation against SARS

The All Progressives Congress in Rivers State has faulted the allegation by the state Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, that the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police was behind kidnappings and armed robberies in the state.

IGP Idris meets Osinbajo over IPOB crisis

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday met with the Inspector General of Police, Idris Abubakar, over the crisis between the Nigeria Army and the Indigenous People of Biafra in Abia State and some parts of Rivers State.

IPOB: Osinbajo, IGP Idris in secret meeting

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, met behind closed doors with the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, at the Presidential Villa, in Abuja.

IGP Idris denies Wike’s allegations of police involvement in crime

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has said claims by Rivers State Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, that men of the Nigeria Police are involved in criminal activities in the state do not make sense to him.

Gov. Wike pledges to complete abandoned projects

Rivers Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, said on Tuesday that his administration would complete all hospitals abandoned by the Rotimi Amaechi administration

Okowa, Wike, Udom resolve to work for national interest

Governors Ifeanyi Okowa, Nyesom Wike and Udom Emmanuel, of Delta, Rivers and Akwa Ibom States respectively have resolved to work for the interest of the nation.

Nigeria is stagnant, underdeveloped – Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has described Nigeria as a country that is stagnant and without development.

South-South governors must unite – Ibori

Chief James Ibori, former Delta state governor, on Saturday there is need for governors in the South-South region to come together and work for the common goal and development of the region.

Wike, Okowa visit Ibori, urge cooperation on developmental issues

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, his Delta State counterpart, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, over the weekend, paid a visit to former Governor of Delta State, James Ibori, at his Oghara residence in Delta State.

Nigeria can’t be out of recession without evidence – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers State has slammed the Federal Government for stating that the nation’s economy is out of recession, asserting that there was no evidence to justify the claim.

APC has thrown Nigeria into perpetual confusion – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Rivers State chapter, has alleged that Nigeria has been thrown into perpetual confusion with the ‘woeful’ leadership style of the ruling All Progressives Congress.

Police confirm re-arrest of escapee ritual killer

The Plateau Police Command has confirmed the arrested a suspected ritual killer, Mr. Ifeanyi Dike, who escaped from detention at the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB), in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Wike accuses APC of impoverishing Nigerians

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government of impoverishing Nigerians since it assumed office in 2015.

Traders hail Wike for reconstructing market

Some traders in Mile 1 Market in Diobu, Port Harcourt, have commended the State Government for the ongoing reconstruction of the market which was destroyed by fire some years back.

Gov. Wike swears in commissioners, permanent secretary

The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, on Wednesday swore in 14 commissioners and told them to demonstrate 100 per cent loyalty.

Weak institutions make corruption war ineffective – Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said that the fight against corruption could only be effective when national institutions were strengthened to act independently.

Wike, worst gov in Rivers’ history – Uchendu

The Senator-elect representing Rivers East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Andrew Uchendu, has described the administration of Governor Nyesom Wike as the worst in the history of the state.

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Ryan Mason dedicates first Tottenham win to Ugo Ehiogu

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Edo: Police charge 331 suspects to courts in two months

The Police Command in Edo on Wednesday disclosed that no fewer than 332 suspects have been charged to courts in the last two months.
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PSG president replaces Juventus supremo as ECA chairman

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FCT Minister of State, Ramatu Aliyu, who had earlier gone on self-isolation in line with the protocols of National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has tested negative to coronavirus.

FCT minister honours traffic controller

The Federal Capital Territory Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, on Thursday honoured a traffic controller, Inspector Audu Selbol, in Abuja for his outstanding commitment to duty.

Katsina commissioner donates N23 million to vulnerable persons

The Katsina State Commissioner for Environment, Alhaji Hamza Sule, has donated a whooping sum of N23 million as Ramadan gift to 3,104 vulnerable persons across four local government areas of the state in order to assuage their plight during the fasting period.
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Italy’s ex-deputy premier sent to trial on migrant kidnapping charge

An Italian judge on Saturday ordered that Matteo Salvini, leader of the right-wing League party, must stand trial on charges of kidnapping over his decision to prevent more than 100 migrants from landing in the country in 2019.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SSG), Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday disagreed with Director General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, when he called on the House of Reps to amend the Quarantine Act.

SGF: Attacks on schools put pressure on educational system

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has said incessant attacks on schools especially in the North East has put pressure on the country’s fragile educational system.
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Erling Haaland’s wage demands make his transfer impossible

Sources close to Goal have revealed in a recent report, that Erling Haaland’s astronomical wage demands will most likely drive off potential suitors this transfer window. His move to Barcelona is now looking increasingly improbable, as is a transfer to rivals Real Madrid.