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Youths Shut Down Nigeria's Industrial/Maritime Zone

Youths Shut Down Nigeria’s Industrial/Maritime Zone

Youths Shut Down Nigeria’s Industrial/Maritime Zone

…want East-West road fixed Distraught youths of Eleme in Rivers State on Monday blocked the Eleme axis of the East – West road to protest the failure of the Nigerian government to fix that portion of the road that has turned into a death trap. The youths moved very early in the morning and blocked

The Emir of Muri in Taraba State, Alhaji Abbas Tafida Photo

The Honest Emir of Muri By Lasisi Olagunju

(Published in the Nigerian Tribune on Monday, 26 July, 2021). Deep, dark secrets are snakes; they shed old skins to torment their keepers. So it is true that some Nigerians received non-Nigerian Fulani outlaws into our forests? The Emir of Muri in Taraba State, Alhaji Abbas Tafida, spilled the beans last week. He threatened bandits

Ize-Iyamu and Obaseki Photo

Ize-Iyamu Loses Massive Farmland to Edo State Govt As Obaseki Revokes Ownership

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki’s seeming onslaught against political opponents appears relentless with the revocation of the certificate of occupancy of an over 18 hectres of farmland belonging to Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) at the September 19, 2020 governorship election in the state. The confiscated land had over the

Dakuku Peterside Photo

Media War: Rivers APC Replies Wike

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State has reacted to an alarm raised by Rivers State Government that the party and its former governorship candidate, Dakuku Peterside, planned to unleash a media campaign against the state government and the Governor, Nyesom Wike. In a press statement on Friday, the State publicity Secretary of APC,

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Rivers Council Inaugurates Task Force to Stop Illegal Oil Bunkering

The Chairman of Emohua Local Government area in Rivers State has inaugurated a task force to fight the menace of oil bunkering in the area. The Chairman of the Local Government, Chidi Lloyd, who inaugurated the task force disowned people who he said had been collecting tax from the illegal oil bunkerers supposedly on behalf

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike,

Rivers Govt Alleges Plot to Unleash Media War on Wike

Rivers State Government has alleged that the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, has hatched plans to carry out a smear media campaign against the Governor, Nyesom Wike. According to the Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, the plot includes the use of select media houses in the state to denigrate the governor. In a

Traffic in PH as Drivers Protest Multiple Taxes

Petrol Scarcity Looms in Rivers as Tanker Drivers Sustain Strike

There are fears that a fresh round of scarcity of petroleum products might hit Port Harcourt and its environs as members of the Petroleum Tanker Drivers, PTD, unit of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, sustain their strike in the city. Already queues have been resurfacing at petrol filling stations. The

Lasisi Olagunju Photo

Nigeria Customs of Death By Lasisi Olagunju

(Published in the Nigerian Tribune on Monday, 19 July, 2021) Grand ancestor of Nollywood, Ayinla Olumegbon’s ‘Wole Wole Arufin’ (The Lawless Sanitary Inspector) was very popular in the 1970s. The story was about a sanitary inspector who was consistent in searching soup and water pots for infractions. His method and diligence regularly paid off –

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Bowen [email protected]: Oluwo Lauds VC, pledges more support

Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, the Paramount Ruler of Iwo-land has commended the management of Bowen University, Iwo for improving the institution’s standard despite emerging challenges confronting academic establishments in recent times.Akanbi attributed quality academic tempo of Bowen University to competent leadership that aided survival from challenges facing higher education in the country.He said this at

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