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Month: March 2021

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Kumbhrāj The President of the Rivers State Ethnic Youth Leaders Coalition, LEGBORSI YAMAABANA, has accused Governor NYESOM WIKE of threatening to kill him and other youth leaders over a disrupted protest. YAMAABANA and other youth leaders had threatened to shut down the operations of Julius Berger Nigeria PLC over alleged breach of local content and corporate […]

Appeals judges at the International Criminal Court have upheld the conviction of former Congolese militia leader Bosco Ntaganda for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Presiding judge, HOWARD MORRISON said the panel confirmed NTAGANDA’s 30-year jail sentence after the judges rejected the all former warlord’s grounds of appeal. NTAGANDA’S lawyers had sought to overturn his […]

Security agents have disrupted a protest by African Grassroots Empowerment Organisation and Rivers State Ethnic Youth Leaders Coalition in Port Harcourt. The operatives reportedly arrested 8 members of the youth bodies during their march at Port Harcourt. The two groups had threatened to shut down the operations of Julius Berger Nigeria PLC over alleged breach […]

The Rivers State House of Assembly has confirmed Justice, CHIBUZOR AMADI for the appointment of the Chief Judge of the state. This follows a letter from the Rivers State Governor, NYESOM WIKE requesting the house for confirmation of Justice CHIBUZOR AMADI for the State Chief Judge following the imminent retirement of the incumbent, Justice IYAYE […]

China has passed several changes to Hong Kong’s electoral rules which will tighten its control over the city, state media has said. The aim of the reforms is to ensure that only “patriotic” figures can run for positions of power. The changes mean that prospective MPs will first be vetted for their loyalty to the […]

Rivers State Government has accused two groups, African Grassroots Empowerment Organisation and Rivers State Ethnic Youth Leaders Coalition of planning to breach the peace in the State. In a statement, the Commissioner for Information and Communications, PAULINUS NSIRIM, said the groups led by PRINCE GOMENE NAMENE and LEGBORSI YAMAABANA were hired for the action. The […]

President MUHAMMADU BUHARI is expected to travel to London, the United Kingdom, today, for a routine medical check-up. In a statement, the Special Adviser to the President on the Media and Publicity, FEMI ADESINA, said the Nigerian leader will meet with Security Chiefs this morning, before embarking on the journey. The statement added that the […]

Another batch of Nigerians, numbering 255, stranded in Saudi Arabia have returned to the country. This was announced by the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM). In a post on Twitter, NIDCOM said the 255 stranded Nigerians arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja via Saudi Air Flight at about 1:00 pm on Monday. According  […]

Prime Minister BORIS JOHNSON says the United Kingdom  is “building up their  own long-term UK manufacturing capabilities” for Covid vaccines. JOHNSON said Novavax is going to make a vaccine and GlaxoSmithKline will also finish and bottle vaccines  both in the North East. The  Prime Minister at a Downing Street briefing said they would  provide between […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has made a fresh attempt to quell talks of Nigeria’s breakup, restating his administration’s commitment to keeping the country as one. President Buhari said this virtually while speaking at the 12th Bola Tinubu colloquium, noting that Nigerians must count the blessings following the civil war and shun talks of secession. Buhari said […]