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Port Harcourt teams emerge Airtel Rising Stars Season 5 Champions …Defeat Lagos, Abuja to lift trophy in both male and female categories

Port Harcourt male and female teams have emerged the winners of the fifth edition of Airtel Rising Stars (ARS) Season 5 U-17 football tournament. In thrilling encounters on Saturday at the Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) Sport Complex, the male team defeated Lagos in a penalty shootout which ended 3-1 …

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Bayelsa Poll: Jonathan, Anenih, PDP heavyweights endorse Dickson; Governor declares intention publicly

Ahead of the December 5 governorship elections in Bayelsa State, political heavyweights in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) including former President Goodluck Jonathan and former Bayelsa state governor, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, have endorsed the re-election of Governor Seriake Dickson. The party leaders, including PDP acting National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus …

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EFCC did not freeze my accounts — Kuku

Claims by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that it had frozen the bank accounts of former Special Adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Niger Delta Affairs and Chairman of the Presidential Amnesty Committee, Mr. Kingsley Kuku, have been refuted by the former Presidential aide. A statement by Kuku’s media …

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Delta Guber Polls: Tribunal over rules Ogboru’s objection to Okowa’s bid to tender documents

The three-man -panel of the Delta State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Asaba, Monday, over ruled   objections  by  the Labour Party (LP) and its gubernatorial candidate in the last governorship election, Chief Great Ogboru , following   a bid by Okowa’s counsels  to tender documents in court. At the resumed …

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Probe role of World Bank in repatriation of Abacha’s loot, SERAP urges Buhari

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to “thoroughly investigate the role and involvement of the World Bank in the repatriation, management and spending of repatriated Abacha stolen funds and other similar funds with a view to ensuring full transparency and accountability in these transactions.” …

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You are a traitor – Ijaw group blasts former Jonathan’s aide

The Izon Ibe Youth Assembly, a socio-cultural group in Bayelsa State, has accused a one-time Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripamowei Dudafa, of releasing sensitive documents to the President Muhammadu Buhari government to win favour. The organisation specially said the ex-Presidential Aide was responsible for the document containing details …

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Enugu Governor stresses need for ICT competence

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has identified Information Communication Technology (ICT) as a sure way for rapid development needed for alleviation of poverty, unemployment and backwardness in the society. The governor noted that in this 21st Century, no meaningful development can take place without ICT competence, adding that such …

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Gov. Ahmed charges groups on good governance

Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has called on professional unions and corporate bodies to strategically position themselves in order to contribute meaningfully to political formulation and implementation in the country. Gov. Ahmed who gave the Advice will receiving the National President of National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, …

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