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Students lock down Bayelsa varsity over fees’ hike

The Bayelsa State-owned Niger Delta University (NDU), Wilberforce Island, was, Monday, shut down by students following what they described as outrageous increase in all categories of fees in the school.

Shell decries occupation of flow station in Rivers

The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has decried what it described as illegal occupation of its Belema Flow Station by indigenes of Belema.

DSS arraigns eight kidnap suspects in Rivers

Eight suspected kidnappers arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services were on Friday arraigned at a Rivers State Magistrates’ Court in Port Harcourt amid tight security.

Police arrest 70 cultists, others in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command has paraded about 70 suspected cultists, kidnappers and armed robbers that were arrested in the state between July 1 and August 1, 2017.

NMA advocates synergy among doctors

The Nigerian Medical Association has embarked on a campaign to bring about greater synergy between the younger and older generation of doctors in the country.

Ogoniland cleanup: Youths call for prudent funds management

Ogoni youths under the aegis of the National Youth Council of Ogoni People (NYCOP) has called for prudence management of funds meant for the clean up of polluted sites in the area.

DISCO disrtributes150,000 pre-paid meters free

The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) said it was currently distributing pre-paid meters free of charge to consumers in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River and Rivers.

Services across states through rail to start soon – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, says the Federal Government will soon ensure that all the states are connected to rail services very soon to enhance commercial activities.

Gov. Wike shuts 1,886 illegal schools in Rivers

Rivers Government has closed no fewer than 1,886 schools operating without government’s approval, Gov. Nyesom Wike said in Port Harcourt on Tuesday.

Wike accuses police of instigating kidnap across Nigeria

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called on African lawyers to help revive democracy in Nigeria, saying the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has used the police to destroy its foundation.

Why I joined APC – Princewill

The 2016 governorship candidate of Labour Party in Rivers State, Prince Tonye Princewill, has said he joined All Progressive Congress, APC, to deepen opposition politics in the state.

EFCC traces N47.2bn, $487.5m to Diezani

A search of one of Alison-Madueke’s palatial residences in Abuja, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, turned up boxes of gold, silver and diamond jewellery, worth several million pounds sterling.

Rivers Gov. Wike, APC bicker over bad governance

Rivers State governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike, and the All Progressives Congress (APC) are accusing each other of destroying democracy and good governance in the country.

Local contractors excluded from $20bn rail projects

The Federal Government is breaching its own local content policy in the construction of over $20 billion rail tracks across the country, as indigenous firms are being excluded from the execution of the projects.

APC must address calls for restructuring before 2019 – Princewill

Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Prince Tonye Princewill, has said the party must address calls for the restructuring of Nigeria before the 2019 general election.

Med-View Airline grows half-year profit to N857m

Med-View Airline Plc has reported a growth of 27 per cent in profit after tax (PAT) to N857 million for the half year ended June 30, 2017, compared with N672 million in the corresponding period of 2016.

Nigerian Navy denies holding sacked rating

The Nigerian Navy has denied detaining a former rating, Lucky Nyeke, who had been held incommuncado since March 2017 over his alleged involvement in stolen arms.

Wike sacks caretaker committee chairmen of 4 LGAs in Rivers

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Monday in Port Harcourt relieved the Chairmen of four Local Government Caretaker Committees of their appointments.

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The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) said that the Nigerian economy has lost over N700 billion to the #EndSARS protests over the last 12 days.

Lagos curfew: #EndSARS protesters agree to stop road blockage

The leaders of the #EndSARS protesters along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway have said they will lift the blockage along the expressway for vehicles to be able to move into Lagos by 2pm (today).
Former France goalkeeper and deputy director of Montpellier’s training centre, Bruno Martini, has died at 58.

Former France goalie Bruno Martini passes on

Former France goalkeeper and deputy director of Montpellier’s training centre, Bruno Martini, has died at 58.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

#EndSARS: Three killed in Ibadan

At least three people have been shot dead during a clash between thugs and police in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, on Tuesday, witnesses say.
Thibaut Courtois has insisted Real Madrid are always the favourites for the Champions League while expressing his confidence that the Blancos can conquer Europe again in 2020-21.

Thibaut Courtois: Real Madrid are always favourites for the Champions League

Thibaut Courtois has insisted Real Madrid are "always the favourites" for the Champions League while expressing his confidence that the Blancos can conquer Europe again in 2020-21.
The Kaduna State University (KASU) says it has expelled about 80 students for various forms of examination malpractices during the 2018-2019 academic session.

Kaduna university introduces essay competition to promote literary education

The Kaduna State University (KASU) has introduced essay writing competition to promote literary education and enhance creativity of its undergraduate students.