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GOVERNOR WIKE JOINS HON. EVANS BIPI AT HIS THANKSGIVING CELEBRATION IN OGU

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Governor Wike at Ogu for Hon.Evans Bipi’s Thanksgiving celebration.

Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Sunday joined friends, colleagues, associates, political and traditional leaders from across Rivers State and constituents of Hon. Evans Bipi, representing Ogu/Bolo in the Rivers State House of Assembly, for the latter’s Thanksgiving at the St. Martin’s Anglican Church, Ogu. Continue reading

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SPORTS BETTING: SUCCOUR FOR NIGERIAN YOUTHS

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Sports’ betting is the activity of predicting sports results and placing a wager on the outcome. The frequency of sports bet vary from place to place, with the vast majority of bets being placed on association football, track, cycling, auto racing, mixed martial arts and boxing at both the amateur and professional levels. Sports betting can also extend to non-athletic events, such as reality show contests and political elections, and non-human contests, such as horse racing, greyhound racing and illegal underground dog fighting.

Sports betters place their wagers either legally, through a bookmaker/Sports book, or illegally through privately run enterprises referred to as “bookies”. The term “book” is a reference used by wage brokers to track wagers, payouts and debts. Continue reading

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ONE DIES FROM FALLING CONTAINER IN RIVERS STATE

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Container falls on top of a  Volkswagen car

It is a recurring show of embarrassment as cars and trucks continue to fall into the various gullies along Obigbo, Akpajo Junction, Onne/Eleme Petrochemical roads in Port Harcourt. According to eyewitness report, one life was lost when a container fell on top of a Volkswagen car yesterday.

The Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas workers (NUPENG) President, Achese Igwe has called on the relevant authorities to come to the aid of those plying the road. He made the statement to newsmen when he visited the area. According to him, the bad spots on these roads have become death traps and it poses danger to tankers, trailers and members of the public that make use of the roads daily. Continue reading

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APC FEMALE YOUTH BEGIN GRASSROOTS SENSITIZATION IN RIVERS STATE

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APC female youth in Rivers State.

Some young women in Rivers State on Thursday embarked on grassroots mobilization of the female gender in order to fill in the gap created in women participation in politics.

The youths bemoaned the marginalization of females in politics across the state, lamenting  that women have been left out of politics. The female youth group said that the inactive participation of the youth in politics gave rise to their three major operational philosophy. Continue reading

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WIFE OF FORMER GOVERNOR OF RIVERS STATE JUDITH AMAECHI DEBUNKS WIKE’S ALLEGATION

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Wife of former Governor of Rivers State, Judith Amaechi. Photo credit: cmf.ch

In recent times, Rivers state has been overwhelmed by one accusation or the other. The wife of the former Governor of Rivers State, Judith Amaechi was in the news recently. Mrs. Amaechi said that the allegation by the Governor of Rivers State, Barrister Nyesom Wike during a radio programme that she collected N3million from Local Government Chairmen during her husband’s tenure, former Governor Rotimi Amaechi was false. Continue reading

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TENSION IN RIVERS COMMUNITY, AS CULT CLASH CLAIMS ONE

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Cultists on the prowl. Photo credit. Dailypostng

At least one person has been killed in a fresh cult clash in Omudioga Community in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Our correspondent gathered that one Chimela Asor who is suspected to be a member of one of the cult groups in the area was allegedly shot dead around 11pm in his apartment by a rival cult group on Wednesday. Continue reading

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