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Media practitioners want penalty against hate speech

Some media practitioners in Port Harcourt, Rivers, have advocated for penalty against citizens who propagate speech that threatens Nigeria’s unity.

Buhari’s return: You can now commit suicide – APC tells Fayose

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State and the coalition of civil society groups, on Monday trooped to the streets of Ado Ekiti, the state capital to celebrate return of President Muhammadu Buhari to Nigeria after 104 days in London for medical vacation.

Fayose congratulates Buhari, says Nigerians yearn for devt

The Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum and Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his return from his medical leave but reminded him that Nigerians are hungry not only for food but for development.

How UNIPORT student killed my daughter for ritual – father

A 200-level student of the University of Port Harcourt, Ifeanyi Dike, has been arrested for allegedly abducting and killing an eight-year-old girl, Victory Chikamso, for ritual purposes.

Wike, Fayose, Ugwuanyi in Anambra for PDP congress

The three governors are part of the five member panel mandated by the national leadership of the party to lead the conduct of the party’s congress for the nomination of three delegates from each of the 326 wards in Anambra State

Nigeria wins bid to host 2018 African Wrestling Championship

Nigeria has won the bid to host the 2018 Africa Wrestling Championship.

Fed govt gets $1.5bn to tackle water problems in states

The Federal Government has secured over $1.5 billion to address the problems associated with the provision of urban water in some states.

NDDC chief restates commitment to peace in Niger Delta

The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Nsima Ekere, has reaffirmed the commitment of the interventionist agency to peace in the oil-rich region.

Ex-agitators undergo poultry farm training, others to take over agro-allied businesses

He said the agro-allied skills empowerment programme is geared towards equipping the ex-agitators to be actively involved in the industrialisation process of the region, with a view to achieving sustainable peace and stability in the Niger Delta region.

Nigerian pilgrims light-up Saudi Arabia over Buhari

Some Nigerian Pilgrims currently performing this year’s pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia have joined thousands of other citizens at home in celebrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s returm from London.

Nigeria’ll recover with Buhari’s return – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday expressed the conviction that with the recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria would recover.

Man kills eight-year-old girl, removes organs

There was panic in Eliozu axis of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Saturday, when the body of an eight-year-old girl, Victory Chikamso, who was abducted, was recovered with her tongue, breasts, vagina and eyes removed.

Police parades suspected ritualist in Rivers

Operatives of the Rivers State Police Command today paraded a 23-year old suspected ritualist, Ifeanyichukwu​ Maxwell Dike, who was arrested by members of a community vigilante group at Eliozu area of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.

Buhari returns to Abuja, inspects presidential guard of honour

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday returned to Abuja after a successful medical vacation in London.

Rivers community vows not to vacate Shell flow station

Besides occupying the SPDC facility, the people have also employed radio jingles and other forms of publicity to draw the attention of the Rivers State and Federal Government to their demand.

MOSOP suspends three youths over alleged attack on president

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People has suspended three youth leaders who are members of its youth wing, the National Youth Council of Ogoni People.

Tonto Dike, others hold audition for youths talent hunt show

Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh and other celebrities on Friday took part in the audition for the talent hunt show Unleash Your Talent 2017, with over 200 youths in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Improve safety and security of EFCC officials – SERAP tells Osinbajo

The EFCC this week reported attack on its premises and a death threat to its official Ishaku Sharu, who heads the Foreign Exchange Malpractices Fraud Section and oversees corruption investigation involving several politically exposed persons.

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#EndSARS: Southeast Reps caucus decry ethnicisation of protests

The South-East Caucus of the House of Representatives has bemoaned the impression in some quarters that the protest has been hijacked by some ethnic nationalists.
All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

Senator Tinubu: Casualties of Lekki shooting have some questions to answer

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