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January 15, 2018 8:34 PM NYSC Suspends Orientation Course In Benue

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) announced that the 2017 Batch ‘B’ stream II orientation course scheduled to hold in Benue from Jan. 16 to Feb. 5 has been suspended till further notice. The announcement was made on its official Facebook page in Abuja on Sunday. It said that a new date would be communicated in due course to prospective corps members 21

January 15, 2018 6:13 AM Omoku massacre: Don Waney believed he had power over life, death, worked with police, army – OSPAC member

A member of the ONELGA Security, Peace and Advisory Committee, OSPAC, in Omoku, Rivers State, Onyebuchi Ose, a.k.a. Okosisi, has accused the army and police in the area of having aided the operations of late Don Waney and his gang. Okosisi, a former confidant of the late kidnap kingpin before joining OSPAC, told Vanguard that Waney believed he possessed 12

January 14, 2018 5:17 AM Illegal revenue: Wike sacks 3 council chairmen

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has approved the sack of the Caretaker Committee Chairmen of Port Harcourt City Local Government Area, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area and Ikwerre Local Government Area. Governor Wike sacked the three Caretaker Committee Chairmen for collecting illegal revenues from companies. As part of his reforms to ease doing business 18

January 10, 2018 1:01 PM Nigerian government demolishes Don Waney’s mansion in Rivers [PHOTOS]

The Federal Government has demolished a multi-million naira mansion belonging to the slain Niger Delta militant and notorious kidnapper, Don Waney. The mansion located at Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, was demolished on Tuesday morning. According to Punch, the house was bulldozed under the watch of heavily-armed security agents 17

January 10, 2018 10:19 AM Twenty-Nine People Killed In Madagascar

Madagascar government has revealed that twenty nine people were killed by cyclone Ava that hit Madagascar from Friday to Sunday. The National Office of Risks and Disasters Management (BNGRC) said in its provisional report that 22 people are still missing, while 17,170 have been displaced. “The red flood warning is maintained in (the capital) Antananarivo 19

January 4, 2018 10:12 AM APC chairman decamps to PDP, gives reasons for his action

Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Etche Local Government Area of Rivers State, Musa Elekwa has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Elekwa, who was once a member of the PDP said he was returning to the party because PDP has done well through project delivery. The former Chairman announced his defection, in a letter dated January 20

January 3, 2018 6:18 PM Rivers church massacre: World Council of Churches condemns attack

The World Council of Churches (WCC) has condemned the attack that occurred on New Year’s Day at the Rivers church in Omuku town, Southern Nigeria. The WCC general secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit made this known to journalists on Wednesday. He said: “People who were worshipping, starting anew, celebrating and reflecting on a new year, have lost their 26

January 2, 2018 8:22 PM Super Eagles squad to CHAN 2018 announced [Full List]

Coach Salisu Yusuf has released his final squad of 23 players of the Super Eagles B squad, for this year’s African Nations Championship (CHAN), which kicks off in Morocco on January 12. Goalkeeper and skipper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, midfielder Rabiu Ali of Kano Pillars and Nigeria Professional Football League (NFPL) top scorer from last season, Anthony Okpotu 23

January 2, 2018 1:33 PM Buhari meets Amaechi, Muslim leaders in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi. The meeting between Buhari and the Minister, who is a former Governor of Rivers State, was held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Basir Ahmad made the disclosure via his Twitter handle. According to Ahmad, the president 21

December 19, 2017 12:14 PM Rivers United Players Protest Unpaid Allowances

Rivers United players shunned training on Tuesday and staged a protest at the Government House, Port Harcourt over the non-payment of their sign on fees for the 2014/2015 season. It was learnt that Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Woke, approved the payment of the sign-on fee six months ago but the players are concerned with the delay in the payment of the money 32