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Friday, February 22, 2019

"Our goal is to make Rivers State a land of peace and prosperity with boundless opportunities and possibilities"

– a place where no one is left behind...

Gov.Ezenwo Nyesom Wike

Checking Incidence Of Rape Through Stiff Penalty

Members of civil society groups and other stakeholders have expressed concern over the high incidence of rape in the country. Although there are no national statistics...

NDDC: Grappling With Development Challengesa

Uduak Johnson is an 11year-old girl who lives with her step-mother at Eliozu, a suburb of Port Harcourt. It takes her more than twenty...

Managing Nigeria’s Population For Sustainable Dev

From all indications, Nigeria can no longer afford to play the ostrich with the consequences of its population growth. Observers, nonetheless, note that the country’s...

Oil Firms And Refinery Building In Nigeria

Recently, the out-going Executive Director of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), Mr. Malcom Brinded said the company cannot build a refinery in Nigeria because...

Appraising FG’s Economic Diversification Efforts

It is an incontrovertible fact that petroleum (crude oil) has contributed substantially to Nigeria’s revenue, ever since its discovery in 1956 and the country’s...

Ikoku Spare Parts Market: Relocation Beckons?

A normal drive from the Olu-Obasanjo end of Ikwerre Road to the police station is less than three minutes, but commuters spend upwards of...

Jonathan: In The Eyes Of Nigerians

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is seen by Nigerians in different ways. But I wish to dedicate this write up to what the common Nigerians...

Search For A Nuclear Weapons Free World

I cannot die in peace until I witness the elimination of the last nuclear warhead from this world,” says Sumiteru Taniguchi, the Chairperson of...

NAFDAC And Nigeria’s Reputation

The aphorism that health is wealth  has indeed  been globally upheld as an indisputable truth. This is predicated on the premise that a nation...

NYSC: Scrap Or Review?

The continued relevance of the NYSC scheme has been questioned more than ever following the gruesome killing of youth corps members in the aftermath...
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