Heavy gunshots in Delta community over boundary dispute
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Just In: Heavy gunshots in Delta community over boundary dispute

There was palpable tension in Aladja community in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State, on Friday morning. Residents of the area raised the alarm that the people of Ogbe-Ijoh community in Warri South-West Local Government were allegedly shooting sporadically at their (Aladja) community. This development came as the 7-day ultimatum they handed to the State

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Wike vows to take legal action against NGF’s move to withdraw funds from ECA 2
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Wike vows to take legal action against NGF’s move to withdraw funds from ECA

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike and the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, have held crucial meeting on insecurity and other challenges threatening mutual co-existence in the country. But Wike in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media, Kelvin Ebiri, told the Emir that he was not in support of the Nigeria

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Insecurity: Edo group calls for sack of Defence Minister over comments 3
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Insecurity: Edo group calls for sack of Defence Minister over comments

A Concerned Edo Citizens Forum (CECF) in Benin City yesterday lambasted the Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi (rtd) over his comments that Nigerians should defend themselves against armed herdsmen who he claims are not fully armed and has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the minister. Magashi had while fielding questions from

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Edo Youths give 14-day vacation notice to Fulani herdsmen to vacate their communities 4
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Edo Youths give 14-day vacation notice to Fulani herdsmen to vacate their communities

It has been reported that the youth leaders in Edo State have issued a 14-day ultimatum to Fulani herdsmen to vacate their communities. The ultimatum came owing to the killings and violence perpetrated by suspected killer herders. The youths spoke through one of their groups, Talakawa Parliament, at a press conference in Benin, Edo State

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Akwa Ibom govt declares seven-day of mourning for Nkanga 5
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Akwa Ibom govt declares seven-day of mourning for Nkanga

The Akwa Ibom State government on Saturday declared a seven-day of mourning for the state’s former military governor, Otuekong Idongesit Nkanga, who died on Thursday. The Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem, who disclosed this in a statement in Uyo, said the seven-day mourning begins on Saturday. He added that flags would be

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15 Corps members,187 health workers infected in Enugu 6
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15 Corps members,187 health workers infected in Enugu

Not less than 187 health workers in Enugu and 15 members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) currently at the orientation camp at Awgu, Enugu State have tested positive for the dreaded Coronavirus. Commissioner for Health Dr. Ikechukwu Obi stated at a news briefing, adding that the state has so far, recorded 9,591 cases

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Rivers Police confirms two dead in stampede over Christmas package 7
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Rivers Police confirms two dead in stampede over Christmas package

The Rivers State Police Command on Tuesday, said no fewer than two persons have been confirmed dead and several persons injured during a stampede in Obio/Akpor Council Area of Rivers State, while struggling for Christmas handouts.It was learnt that Pinkcoin, an online blockchain digital assets firm, had invited its registered members from Emouha, Ikwere and

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Ijaw youth give Chevron, EGCDF 14 days ultimatum to meet their demands 8
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Ijaw youth give Chevron, EGCDF 14 days ultimatum to meet their demands

Youth of Ijaw host communities of Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL, at Gbaramatu and Egbema Kingdoms, Warri South-West and Warri North Local Government Areas, Delta State, Monday, voiced seven-point demands on the oil multinational and Egbema/Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation, EGCDF, giving them a 14-day notice to commence action on their stated entreaties. The protesting youth drawn

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Wike dares NBA to file lawsuit over Oyigbo incident 9
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Wike dares NBA to file lawsuit over Oyigbo incident

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has raised alarm against the position of Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, about the extra- judicial killing in Oyigbo Local Government Area of the state during the EndS SARS. The Governor of Rivers State, challenged the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to file their petition to the panel of inquiry investigating activities

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We got N200 as COVID-19 allowance - Delta Police officer 10
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We got N200 as COVID-19 allowance – Delta Police officer

Police operatives in Delta State revealed that their were paid N200 as COVID-19 allowance during the pandemic, with many of them describing it as not only embarrassing, but a mockery of the Force. The police officers who spoke on condition of anonymity, told newsmen that the embarrassing allowance was paid to all police personnel in

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Hold referendum in Rivers State - Biafra Nations League tells Wike 11
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Hold referendum in Rivers State – Biafra Nations League tells Wike

The Biafra Nations League, BNL, has told Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, to conduct a referendum in the State to be sure if the people want Biafra. The league dismissed claims by the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, that the people of the state are not Biafrans, asking him to conduct a referendum to be

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EndSARS: Cross River relaxes curfew from 10.00pm to 6.00am from Sunday 12
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EndSARS: Cross River relaxes curfew from 10.00pm to 6.00am from Sunday

The governor of Cross River state, Ben Ayade has directed that the prevailing curfew in Calabar metropolis be relaxed to now take effect from 10.00pm to 6.00am from Sunday, November 8, 2020. A statement signed by the Governor’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Christain Ita and made available to newsmen on Saturday said the

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More violation of COVID-19 guidelines in Rivers, restrictions will be imposed on worship centres - Wike 13
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More violation of COVID-19 guidelines in Rivers, restrictions will be imposed on worship centres – Wike

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has threatened to impose fresh restrictions on worship centres in the state for allegedly flagrantly violating set Covid-19 protocols. Governor Wike issued the threat on Sunday while speaking at the Saint Thomas Anglican Church in Mile 2 Diobu, in Port Harcourt Local Government Area, during Chief Azubuike Nmerukini’s

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11-year-old boy freed by police after been arrested for Edo station attack involvement 14
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11-year-old boy freed by police after been arrested for Edo station attack involvement

11-year-old boy, Gift Osayuhi, who was arrested last week over his alleged involvement in the attack on a police station in the state, has been released by the Police in Edo State on Friday. The young boy was arrested for allegedly joining the gang of hoodlums that attacked the Oba Market police station at Evbuotubu

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