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Bayelsa guber polls: Jonathan, Secondus, Ijaw leaders to grace Dickson’s declaration, Sept. 8

NEDU MARK, Yenagoa Ahead of next Tuesday’s official declaration of interest to contest the 2016 governorship race by incumbent Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, former president Goodluck Jonathan, chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as well as prominent Ijaw leaders are among dignitaries expected to grace the …

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Wike’s unjust probe is a comic distraction, as he steals billions of Rivers funds — Amaechi fires back

The Media Office of former governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Amaechi, has drawn attention of the public to recent comments credited to governor of the state, Bar. Nyesom Wike, claiming the incumbent governor is attempting to ‘justify his fraudulent, sham probe of the immediate past governor and distort our statement …

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Give Jonathan’s administration due credit – Former ministers tell Buhari

Formers ministers who served under the immediate past Goodluck Jonathan administration have flayed the present trend by the President Muhammadu Buhari government and the ruling All Progressives Party (APC) to ‘condemn, ridicule and undermine the efforts of that administration, in addition to impugning the integrity of its individual members.’ In …

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Work stoppage on 2nd Niger Bridge: Your reasons are flimsy, ridiculous, Igbo group tells FG

The Igbo Think-Tank, Aka Ikenga, has expressed shock over the suspension of work on the proposed Second Niger Bridge project, just as the group described as ‘ridiculous and flimsy’ the reasons provided by the Federal Government for the action. It would be recalled that Director-General of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission …

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NNPC cancels contract for delivery of crude oil to refineries · Terminates offshore processing agreements, invites companies for fresh bid · Begins process for engagement of new off-takers for 2015/16 crude oil term contracts

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, on Thursday announced new measures aimed at cost reduction and strengthening of operational efficiency across its value chain. The NNPC in a release stated that after proper evaluation and in line with the terms of contract for the delivery of crude oil to the …

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Oshiomhole to Orubebe: You are a perpetual noise maker, afraid of probe

AKHERE Godwin, Benin Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has blasted former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr Godsday Orubebe, claiming the ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s associate is ‘afraid of President Muhammadu Buhari’s planned probe of the East-West road project and also on the Amnesty programme under his watch’ alleging further …

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Apparition appears in Lagos, causes stir; many begin to confess their sins

The appearance of an apparition in the sky over the Gowon Estate area of Lagos State last week has caused a major stir in the state and far beyond, especially as the picture of the object captured by a vigilant bystander has gone viral. The apparition, which, from the picture, …

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Probe past NLNG payments, APC urges FG, condemns PDP’s grandstanding; Stop lying to Nigerians, PDP replies APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the Federal Government to urgently unravel what happened to the past Company Income Tax/Education Tax as well as dividends paid to the Nigerian government by the NLNG, against the background of published reports that the funds were never paid into the Federation …

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