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E-transmission of Election Results/Voting: Ihonvbere Faults Excuse of Network Challenge

E-transmission of Election Results/Voting: Ihonvbere Faults Excuse of Network Challenge

Erudite scholar, seasoned political scientist, and lawmaker representing Owan Federal Constituency of Edo State in the National Assembly, Julius Ihonvbere, has poohpooped the excuse of non-availability of network adduced for voting against electronic transmission of election results and e-voting by the parliament. In a chat with newsmen on Monday when he presented his mid-term score

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“No Place For Violence, It’s Time to Move Forward Abe

Magnus Ngei Abe, former senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, has appealed to members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State to denounce violence and resist the temptation of being provoked to attack anyone. Abe, in a statement he personally signed, said that a political disagreement does not amount


Rivers Hails Supreme Court Over Injunction on Oil Wells Ceded to Imo

Rivers State Government has commended the Supreme Court for issuing an injunction to stop the Federal Government from ceding 12 oil wells from the state to Imo State. The Commissioner for Finance and Planning, Isaac Kamalu, said Rivers State Government filed the suit at the Supreme Court against the FGN and its agencies from carrying

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NAFDAC Approves Three More COVID-19 Vaccines

The National Agency for Foods, Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Thursday approved three COVID-19 vaccine variants for use in Nigeria. These are Moderna (Rovi Pharma Madrid, Spain); AstraZeneca AZD1222 [SK Bioscience Co Limited (Republic of Korea)]; and Sputnik V (Gamaleya National Centre of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Russia). In a statement, Prof. Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye, director

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ASUP Drags FG to Court over Appointment of Five Unqualified Rectors

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, (ASUP) has frowned at the appointment of allegedly unqualified rectors for five out of the six newly established Federal Polytechnics in the country. According to ASUP, the appointment of the unqualified rectors was against the Polytechnic Act of 2019. National President of the union, Anderson Ezeibe, knocked the federal

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PIB Has Not Done Justice to Host Communities, Omo-Idehen, Biz-Development Expert

The need for the reconciliation and harmonisation of the two different versions of the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB recently passed by the two chambers of the National Assembly has been canvassed by a management and business development expert, George Omo-Idehen. Omo-Idehen suggested that this should be “mandatorily and carefully done, with all objections voiced by

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Peterside, APC Chieftain Fault Wike’s Stewardship Account

A former Director-General of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dakuku Peterside, and a former Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State, Chris Finebone, have dismissed the account of stewardship rendered by Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Monday as incomplete and misleading. Both Peterside and Finebone, who were responding to

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I’ll Miss My Mother’s Advice, Monthly Prayer Text Messages, Aig- Imoukhuede, Ex-Access Bank MD

It was all eulogies on Tuesday for late Pastor (Mrs.) Emily Okhenren Aig- Imoukhuede, mother of the former managing director of Access Bank, Aigbovbioise Aig-Imoukhuede, as the children held a service of songs for her in her home town, Sabongida-Ora, Owan West local government area of Edo State where the presiding priest, Reverend Augustine Ehigiemetor

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