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Rivers Assembly crisis: Bipi claims he is the new speaker

The Political crisis in Rivers State took a turn for the worse on tuesday as a faction impeached the speaker of the Housen, Otelemaba Amachree. After the alleged impeachment, he was replaced by the member of the house, Evans Bapakaye Bipi, representing Ogu/Bolo constituency.

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Obama tells Africans that gays deserve equality

DAKAR (AFP) – US President Barack Obama told Africans Thursday that gays deserve equality under the law, as Nelson Mandela’s plight and a global spying drama threatened to detract from his first tour of the continent. Obama struggled to keep …

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Tribute to Chinua Achebe

It is no longer news that legendary Prof. Chinua Achebe has joined his ancestors. To celebrate the life of this icon, we present some notable quotes of the departed king of literature. Below are the quotes: “If you want to …

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Christmas: Amaechi Preaches Peace

From Blessing Iruoma, Port Harcourt In commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ, the Governor of Rivers State, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi  Amaechi has appealed to Rivers people and those residing in the state to show God’s love and be …

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Building and Equipping a Prepared Citizenry

Leonard Karshima Shilgba In the first inaugural speech of President Dwight Eisenhower of the USA on January 20, 1953, as he came to the conclusion of that speech, he said those memorable and insightful words: “We must be ready to …

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What About Us?

By Leonard Karshima Shilgba  I am not going to bore you with statistics about how the Nigerian public officers and civil servants take more than 70 per cent of Nigeria’s revenues every year; probably, you know about that already. My …

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