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PDP berates APC for celebrating resignation of Wike’s media aide; says ‘it’s misplaced’

Rivers State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has described the rejoicing by the state All Progressives Congress (APC) over the resignation of Governor Nyesom Wike’s Special Adviser on Media, Opunabo Inko-Tariah as ‘misplaced and an indication of a party desperately in need of people to strengthen its collapsed …

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NIMASA: Former boss approved contract for purchase of phones to company not pre-qualified – Court told

A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos and presided over by Justice Rita-Ofili Ajumogobia was, Tuesday, told that a former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Raymond Temisan Omatseye, approved the procurement of Blackberry smart phones to a company that was not pre-qualified for …

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NSCDC parades 8 for oil theft in Bayelsa

NEDU MARK, Yenagoa The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said, Tuesday, it arrested eight persons involved in illegal oil bunkering and selling of adulterated Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) in the state. The eight suspects were arrested in two separate locations in Southern Ijaw and Yenagoa areas of Bayelsa …

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Oshiomhole’s wife fetes IDPs

  AGENE GODWIN, Benin It was fanfare and celebration, Monday, at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp at Uhogua near Benin City as Mrs Iara Oshiomhole, wife of Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State Governor, celebrated with the inmates as part of activities to mark her husband’s 7th year in …

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Buhari sacks 20 permanent secretaries ahead cabinet’s inauguration, Wednesday

Ahead of the planned formal inauguration of the minister-designates on Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday, announced the sack of 20 Permanent Secretaries from the Civil Service of the Federation. The affected Permanent Secretaries include those of Power, Petroleum, Finance, Defence, Housing, Transport and Urban Development and Special Duties. The development …

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Aregbesola names Prof Atoyebi, 8 others as members, LAUTECH Teaching Hospital Governing Board

The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has approved the appointment of a new Governing Council for the Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Osogbo. The nine-man council is headed by Prof Wole Atoyebi, the immediate past Provost, College of Medicine, University of Lagos. A statement signed by the Director, Bureau …

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Gunmen free Igiri’s aged mother in Bayelsa

NEDU MARK, Yenagoa The aged mother of an All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in Bayelsa State, Madam Ebifieghe Bikoroghe Igiri, who was kidnapped 12 days ago, has regained her freedom. The 105 year-old woman who was kidnapped by unknown gunmen at Foropa, Southern Ijaw local Government Area, is mother to Elder Wilberforce …

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Wike swears-in SAs, inaugurates Post-Primary Schools’ Board; urges personal sacrifices to develop Rivers

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has charged the newly sworn-in Special Advisers (SAs) to work towards developing the state, stressing that they must make personal sacrifices in line with the current economic realities. Also, Tuesday, the governor inaugurated the State Post-Primary Schools Board with the declaration that the board will …

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