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‘Threats’ Send Some Northerners Fleeing Niger Delta

‘Threats’ Send Some Northerners Fleeing Niger Delta Asaba, Oct 22, 2011 (Daily Trust/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Solomon Chung, Abuja; Bashir Abdullahi, Port Harcourt; Eyo Charles, Calabar; Hope Abah, Yenagoa; Vincent Egunyanga, Benin Monday Osayande, Asaba The sack threat purportedly issued to northerners by a group known as …

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In Abuja, comedy meets music at Rhythm Unplugged

Away from the usual Boko Haram and MEND threats, residents of Abuja had something to be excited about recently, when notable Nigerian entertainers stormed Thisday Dome for the first leg of the yearly music and comedy concert, Harp Rhythm Unplugged. Jesse Dr Sid An initiative of Flytime Entertainment, the show …

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From HENRY CHUKWURAH, Port Harcourt, EMMANUEL OGOIGBE, Warri AND NOAH EBIJE …

FUEL SUBSIDY MESS •Poor funding holds down refineriesFrom HENRY CHUKWURAH, Port Harcourt, EMMANUEL OGOIGBE, Warri AND NOAH EBIJE, KadunaSaturday October 22, 2011 More Stories on This Section The nation’s desire to meet her petroleum products needs may remain a wishful thinking for a long time due to avoidable dwindling fortunes …

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NDOKWA, NIGERIA’s OIL COMMUNITY CRIES OUT OVER AGIP, POWER SUPPLY

NDOKWA, one of the biggest oil and gas communities in Nigeria’s Niger Delta, has taken on the Italian oil major, Agip, and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for allegedly snubbing a Presidential directive on supplying them with power. Leaders of the community claimed in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State …

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Cement Price Goes Up In Delta

ASABA- Respite is yet to come to Delta residents on the issue of cement as the price of the product has again risen in major cities in the state. Our correspondent reports that the price of the building material, which remained at N1,650 a bag in August, has increased to …

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They came, they saw, they fought

Koinyan, Ugwoha, Etteh and Aginighan   Koinyan A retired Air Vice Marshal, Larry Koinyan, was head of  the Governing Board of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) who hardly agreed with the Managing Director, Chibuzor Ugwoha. The former boss of the defunct  Directorate of Food, Roads and Rural Infrastructure hails from …

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NDLEA arrests woman with cocaine at P/H airport

      By Joe Ezuma, Port Harcourt THE operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested a middle aged woman suspected to be in possession of substances that turned out to be cocaine after laboratory test.    The arrest was made at the Port Harcourt international airport …

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Delta @ 20: Hows govs ruled the state – Comrade Macaulay

Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South FROM a reporter in the then Bendel Broadcasting Service, BBS, Benin City in 1991 when Delta State was created out of the defunct Bendel State, Comrade Ovuozuorie Macaulay, who became the first chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, in the state, in 1992, …

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Fuel Imports from Niger: Jonathan And This Embarrassing Situation

By Ifeanyi Izeze It has been said severally that from obvious indications, President Goodluck Jonathan has been completely imprisoned by the false intention of making fuel available to the Nigerian populace and regrettably, this disposition is what the manipulators needed to defraud not only our leader but the led. As …

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