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  1. Osinbajo: Modular refineries as palliatives?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    It was 18th century French writer Nicolas Chamfort who said that: "Living is an illness to which sleep provides relief every 16 hours. It's a palliative.

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  2. I'll rather remain in my house than have Sheriff as PDP chairman- Bode GeorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vanguard

    H ours after the Court of Appeal in Port Harcourt gave its decision to vest legitimacy to Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olabode George, a former Deputy National Chairman of the party poured out his lamentations. He spoke about the consequences of the ruling government decimating the opposition and his decision to stay back in his house.

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  3. Woman's body found at grounds of East Vancouver high schoolRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Vancouver police are on scene, at the school's southwest corner at 55th Avenue and Argyle Street. Paramedics pronounced the woman dead at the scene.

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  4. Westlake Chemical Corp.Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. For the Next fiscal year, the estimate is $4.49 based on the consensus.

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  5. Pedro Strop, Cubs Agree to Contract ExtensionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    The Cubs announced today that they have agreed to a one-year contract extension for 2018 with reliever Pedro Strop. According to Cubs.com beat writer Carrie Muskat , Stop will make $5.5 million this season and $5.85 million next.

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  6. Range Rover introduces new SUV member - Range Rover VelarRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    The British automaker also finally confirmed that the fourth member of its SUV family will be called Velar, a name that calls to mind the Range Rover's detailed history. A single teaser image displays the Velar from behind, showcasing a three-quarter-length panoramic glass roof and a shoulder line that tapers aggressively towards the vehicle's rear end.

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  7. Trench collapse kills 18-year-old worker in Westmoreland CountyRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    OSHA standards suggest protective systems be used for most worksites with trenches 5 feet or deeper. Deaths related to trench collapse are considered 100 percent preventable The county coroner's office said 18-year-old Adam Skokut Jr., who graduated from Yough Senior High School last spring, was installing a sewer pipe at the South Huntingdon Township property at about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday when the trench began to fill with water.

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  8. Protest or publicity stunt? French politician refuses to wear headscarfRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    On Wednesday, police held for questioning Le Pen's bodyguard, Thierry Legier, and her chief of staff, Catherine Griset, key figures in the probe which followed demands by the European Parliament that Le Pen repay money she is accused of wrongly paying the two. "I consider the headscarf a symbol of a woman's submission", Le Pen said .

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  9. Rivers rerun: 25 indicted INEC staff to face prosecutionRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Reacting to the Administrative Inquiry by INEC into the re-run election in a statement at Government House, Port Harcourt, Dr. Banigo said the panel report was not only a true reflection of the violence and controversies that characterized the entire electoral process but also vindicated Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike who foresaw the antics of the security agencies ahead of the election and raised alarm but was not taken seriously. According to him, the 1999 Constitution as amended, and the Electoral Act, had stipulated that the earliest day for the conduct of the election shall be October 18, while latest date for the election shall be Feb 14, 2018.

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  10. Rivers police says it is prepared for re-run electionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Rivers Police Command says it is prepared for the national Assembly re-run conclusive election scheduled for Saturday in Etche and Omuma local Government Areas. Mr Nnandi Omoni, a Deputy Superintendent of police and spokesman of the command, told newsmen in Port Harcourt on Friday that the command had done necessary deployments.

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  11. APC-led Fed Govt failed to meet its campaign promises -WIKERead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has described the All Progressives Congress, APC-led Federal Government as a failure, stressing that the government had failed to meet its campaign promises to the people. The governor spoke, yesterday, at Afara community, ahead of tomorrow's Etche/Omuma federal constituency elections, adding that Rivers State was among the few states in the country with functional governance.

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  12. Grazing reserve'll trigger national crisis -ClericRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    A cleric in Rivers State, Pastor Simeon Afolabi, has kicked against the call for grazing reserve to be allocated to Fulani herdsmen round the country, saying it will trigger off national crisis. Speaking in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Afolabi who is founding Pastor of First Love Assembly, said that the reserve will create incessant clashes between natives and the Fulani herdsmen, adding that government should spare the nation a repeat of the crisis in the South-South.

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  13. MASSOB backs national census, regrets action during 2006 exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    Awka- THE Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, said, yesterday, that it would support the 2018 national census, regretting what happened in 2006 when MASSOB prevailed on the people to boycott the exercise, which led to low turnout in all Igbo-speaking states. Enumeration exercise has already begun in parts of the country preparatory for the exercise, with the National Population Commission, NPC, appealing to MASSOB and other pro-Biafra agitators to allow the people to be counted because the exercise was mainly to ensure proper national planning.

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  14. Army jails soldier for assaulting Nollywood actressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Vanguard

    The Nigerian Army has jailed one Pvt. Suleiman Olamilekan to 28 days with hard labour for allegedly assaulting a Nollywood actress, Ebere Ohakwe.

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  15. Nigeria: Army Jails Another Soldier for Beating Up a CivilianRead the original story

    Wednesday | AllAfrica.com

    Suleiman Olamilekan, a private with 6 Division Garrison, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, is to spend 28 days in prison with hard labour for beating up a woman, one Ebere Ohakwe. The convicted soldier, Mr. Olamilekan, is also to forfeit his salary to the federal government for the 28 days he would be spending behind bars.

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  16. PDP chairmanship: Nigeria drifting to one party state -Gov EmmanuelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Vanguard

    Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has warned that the current political development in the country was a pointer to the fact that the country was drifting to a one party state, saying it was dangerous to the nation's democratic advancement. Governor Emmanuel stated this at the Ibom International Airport on arrival from Abuja, where he attended the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, stakeholders meeting following last week's Appeal Court ruling, which ordered parties to maintain status quo and Sen Ali Modu Sheriff, returning as National Chairman of the PDP.

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  17. NYSC declines participation in Rivers supplementary electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Vanguard

    THE National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has said it will not allow corps members to participate in the supplementary election slated for February 25, in Etche Local Government Area of the Rivers State. The Rivers State Coordinator of NYSC, Mr. Omotayo Adewoye, revealed this yesterday, in Port Harcourt during a meeting organised by the state Police Command for stakeholders in view of the rerun election in Etche.

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  18. Run, run Segun Oni, yes run - Ekiti people have been waiting for you (Part 2)Samuel Bayo ArowolajuRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Nigeriaworld

    "Perhaps when we face our maker, we will not be asked, 'How many positions you hold,' but rather, 'How many people did you help or serve?" - Thomas S. Monson n the first part of this piece, we confirmed the much awaited expression of interest by Asiwaju Olusegun Adebayo Oni to seek the nomination of his party, the All Progressive Congress and run again for the governorship of Ekiti State. By virtue of the privileged positions we held in the government of Governor Segun Oni in the First Coming, we were able to see closely and can therefore as a witness, chronicle the very laudable achievements of the Governor.

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  19. Slight dust haze atmosphere to prevail on Thursday - NiMetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Vanguard

    The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted dust haze conditions over the central states of the country on Thursday with horizontal visibility of two to five kilometres. It also predicted that the region would have day and night temperature of 30 to 38 and 15 to 24 degrees Celsius respectively.

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  20. PDP national secretariat to be re-opened before Friday - SheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Vanguard

    The National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party , Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, on Wednesday, said the party's national secretariat in Wadata Plaza would re-open before Friday. Sheriff said this when he received some PDP leaders from South-West geopolitical zone who paid him a visit in his office in Abuja.

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