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Cyprus Women's Cup: Super Falcons Head To Cyprus On Sunday
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Cyprus Women’s Cup: Super Falcons Head To Cyprus On Sunday

African champions Nigeria will depart the country through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Sunday to participate in the annual Cyprus Women’s Cup tournament which begins on Feb. 27 in Larnaca. Head Coach Thomas Dennerby selected 24 players for the tournament, which will also welcome another of Africa’s three flag-bearers at this summer’s FIFA […]

We Are Dragging The GOC 6 Division To The Int'l Criminal Court -- Gov Wike
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We Are Dragging The GOC 6 Division To The Int’l Criminal Court — Gov Wike

▪Asks GOC 6 Division to explain involvement in the snatching of Electoral Materials and abduction of INEC Staff  Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has stated that the State Government has written to the International Criminal  Court to prosecute the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Jamil Sarhem for […]

Akpabio Loses Senate Seat In A'Ibom
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Akpabio Loses Senate Seat In A’Ibom

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday in Uyo declared Mr Chris Ekpenyong of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the Akwa Ibom North West senatorial district election. Announcing the results ,  the INEC Returning Officer in the state, Prof. Peter Ogban, said Ekpenyong polled 118,215 votes to defeat Sen. Godswill Akpabio  of All […]

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2019 Polls: Don Urges INEC To Guard Against Voter Apathy

Dianabasi Effiong, Port Harcourt A university don, Dr Williams Wodi, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure that voters confidence remained intact ahead of the Presidential and National Assembly elections. Wodi, an African affairs analyst at the university of Port Harcourt, told journalists in Port Harcourt that majority of voters who […]

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Union Leader Advises Journalists On Peace Building, Conflict Resolution

From Dianabasi Effiong Port Harcourt. A union leader has urged Nigerian journalists to continually promote peace building as well as resolution and prevention of conflicts in day-to-day reportage of events in their country. Mr Stanley Job Stanley, the Chairman, Port Harcourt Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) gave the advice on Thursday at […]

Rivers People Endorse Atiku Abubakar For President, Vow To  Vote Him En-masse
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Rivers People Endorse Atiku Abubakar For President, Vow To Vote Him En-masse

Second NFF-AITEO Football Awards set for April 1
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Second NFF-AITEO Football Awards set for April 1

PHOTO: FIFA President Infantino, CAF President Ahmad and NFF chieftains at the inaugural edition of NFF-AITEO Football Awards in Lagos in February 2018. The second edition of the NFF-AITEO Football Awards, which inaugural edition held on 19th February 2018 at the Grand Ballroom of the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island in Lagos, has now […]

CJN Suspension: SDP Governorship Candidate Wants NASS To Correct Executive Arm Of Unnecessary Rascality, NBA Reacts
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CJN Suspension: SDP Governorship Candidate Wants NASS To Correct Executive Arm Of Unnecessary Rascality, NBA Reacts

From Dianabasi Effiong The Social Democratic Party’s Governorship Candidate in Rivers State, Chief Precious Elekima, has charged the National Assembly to live up to its constitutional duty of correcting the executive arm of unnecessary rascality. Elekima stated this in an interview in Port Harcourt while reacting to the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria […]

ICPC Urges Youth And The Electrate To Resist Vote Buying And Selling
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ICPC Urges Youth And The Electrate To Resist Vote Buying And Selling

From Dianabasi Effiong The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offence Commission (ICPC) has charged youths and the electorate to resist the temptation of vote selling and or allowing their conscience to be bought through monitory inducements by corrupt politicians.   The acting chairman of (ICPC) represented by the zonal commissioner Rivers State command, , […]

Shell Trains, Equips Firefighters In Abia
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Shell Trains, Equips Firefighters In Abia

From Dianabasi Effiong   Shell Nigeria Gas has re-trained 30 firefighters in Abia State and donated firefighting equipment to the state fire service. This intervention was triggered by two recent fire disasters in the state which resulted in deaths and loss of property worth millions of naira. Over 150 shops in the timber and furniture […]