Rivers, Nigeria Newswire

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  1. Gov Wike Enmeshed In 'Certificate Forgery' ScandalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Ahinike William-Wobodo Esq., a lawyer in Rivers State, has sued Governor of the state, Nyesom Wike, for allegedly forging his Age Certificate in documents he presented to the Independent National Electoral Commission . William Wobodo instituted the law suit against Wike and INEC at the Federal High Court , pursuant to Section 182 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 .

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  2. Obi "perfect choice" as Atiku's running mate - GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    Izu Umunna Cultural Association of Nigeria, an Igbo think tank group, has lauded the choice of former Anambra governor Peter Obi as PDP candidate Atiku Abubakar's running mate in the 2019 presidential race. The group gave the commendation in a statement signed by its President, Dr. Patrick Ihekuna, a copy of which was made available on Tuesday in Jos.

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  3. Nigeria:Saraki Emerges Atiku Campaign DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    Mr Saraki's official position as the director-general of the Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Organisation was disclosed on Tuesday morning by Kola Ologbondiyan, the party's spokesperson. Mr Abubakar was elected the presidential candidate of the main opposition party at its national convention in Port Harcourt earlier this month.

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  4. Nigerian oil pipeline fire kills dozensRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    The state oil company said the fire had been caused by vandals who breached the pipeline in Ososioma near the south-eastern city of Aba. "We had put out the fire.

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  5. Death toll reaches 60 in Nigerian oil pipeline fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    ABUJA: Sixty people were killed after a fire broke out on Friday on an oil pipeline in the southeast of Nigeria, a spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency said on Monday, up from the tally of 16 dead given by officials three days earlier. "We will resume the pumping of products very soon," NNPC spokesman Ndu Ughamadu told Reuters on Monday.

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  6. NDCMB partners Dangote Refinery on local content implementationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Vanguard

    By Sebastine Obasi Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board said it is going to partner with Dangote Petroleum Refinery and Petrochemical Free Trade Zone Enterprises on the effective implementation of the Local Content Act in the country. A picture taken on September 16, 2015 shows workers trying to tie a pipe of the first refinery in Nigeria, which was built in 1965 in oil rich Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

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  7. Kachikwu, Baru advocate gas economy for NigeriaRead the original story

    Monday | Vanguard

    Dr Maikanti Baru, Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporate and Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu said the huge gas deposit in the country was a veritable tool for economic diversification. They both made the assertion on Monday at the Nigerian Gas Association 11th International Conference and Exhibition holding in Abuja.

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  8. NAPTIP takes anti-human trafficking campaign to rural communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Vanguard

    The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons says it has taken its campaign against human trafficking and irregular migration to the rural communities of Edo and Delta. Ms Julie Okah-Donli, the Director-General of the agency, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, described the measure as part of ongoing counter-trafficking strategies.

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  9. No Regrets Supporting Tambuwal, But I'm Now With Atiku - Governor Nyesom WikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Ghanamma.com

    Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that he will wholeheartedly support PDP Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to electoral victory in 2019. Speaking at the Government House Port Harcourt on Sunday during a Special Thanksgiving Service for the successful hosting of 2018 PDP National Convention, Governor Wike declared that at the convention he promoted the candidature of Sokoto State Governor, Rt Hon Aminu Tambuwal , but accepts the choice of the party as the way forward.

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  10. Makarfi, Hunkuyi struggle for Kaduna North's Senate ticket, as winner goes to courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Vanguard

    A last minute's move by the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party to to compensate its immediate past Acting National Chairman and presidential aspirant, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, with the Kaduna North Senatorial ticket of the party, has backfired, as the current occupant of the seat; Senator Suleiman Othman Hunkuyi has kicked against the move, describing it as unacceptable and untenable. Curiously, while Hunkuyi is protesting the move physically, another contender to the seat, Ahmad Rufai Shehu, who was the only one who collected nomination form, has gone to court to restrain PDP and INEC from accepting the nomination of either Hunkuyi or Makarfi without conducting primary election.

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  11. 50 Die in Abia Pipeline ExplosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Ghanamma.com

    No fewer than 50 people died in a pipeline explosion in Umu Nwankwo, Umuimo Njiko Umunna and Umuaduru communities in Osisioma LGA of Abia State Friday. The explosion was reportedly from an old NNPC pipeline which supplied PMS from Osisioma depot to Enugu and Kaduna through Umuimo and Umuaduru.

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  12. Four Super Eagles who must up their game against LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Goal.com

    There really is not a lot to quibble with after a 4-0 win. The scoreline may have slightly flattered the Super Eagles on the day, but the resounding win against Libya means Nigeria once again is in control of her destiny in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying.

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  13. Allied Thrust unveils resortRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Vanguard

    Located at Magodo, the outfit boasts of an amusement park, hotel, and an event centre with over 1000 seats capacity for banquets. Speaking recently during the launch of the resort, the Operations Manager, Allied Thrust and Systems limited, managers of the resort, Mr. Korede Oladimeji, said the edifice also handles both indoor and outdoor catering.

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  14. Death of the Third Term Project before it could begin its parliamentary journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Vanguard

    YESTERDAYa he strategy adopted for selling the third term project to the country was revealed: "Within the party leadership, it was understood that the governors would also benefit from the extension of the tenure of the president the "Latin words mutatis mutandis reverberated in the hall of the Constitution Review Centre [of the National Assembly] in Port Harcourt [Rivers State]. While the proponents suggested that the Third Term Agenda would only allow another four years for the president, Uche Chukwumerije, a vocal opponent of the proposal representing Abia North in the South East, argued that "it means that Mr President will rule for the next 12 years and the presidency will remain in one zone for 20 years.

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  15. We shall support Atiku Abubakar to victory in 2019 - WikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Vanguard

    Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that he will wholeheartedly support PDP Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to electoral victory in 2019.

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  16. Nigeria:Can Atiku Defeat Buhari in 2019?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | AllAfrica.com

    Fellow Nigerians, interesting times are here again. And the ways of God are mysterious indeed.

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  17. 2019 presidency: Like Atiku, like MimikoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Vanguard

    Even before voting got under away at the recent presidential primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Port Harcourt, Atiku Abubakar was looking every inch the man to face President Muhammadu Buhari in the scheduled February 16, 2019 election. His gait, his deportment and his delivery within the three minutes allotted to each aspirant to address party delegates were demonstrably presidential.

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  18. DPR tasks rig operators on adherence to lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Vanguard

    PORT HARCOURT: The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, has tasked rig owners and operators to obey strictly the terms and laws guiding their operations. The DPR, Port Harcourt Zone urged companies under its jurisdiction to adhere to principles that fall in conformity with statutory requirements and standards as regards their activities and operations.

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  19. Atiku's restructuring stance endears him to the hearts of Nigerians - AdiotomreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Vanguard

    Chief Mike Adiotomre, is a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the leader of Ward 5, Ovu community and a member of the State Advisory Council from Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State. In this interview with Sunday Vanguard, Chief Mike Adiotomre spoke on several issues affecting the polity, the recent National Convention of the party chaired by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and the APC administration.

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  20. UniPort bubbling for WAUGRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Vanguard

    By Ben Efe University of Port Harcourt is set to host the 14th West Africa Universities Games billed for October 31 to November 12 at the University Sports Complex in Port Harcourt, River State. Sixteen West African Universities and 5000 athletes will compete in 16 events with UniPort Vice-Chancellor Prof.

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