Homosexual Act:
Community Kills One Declares Escaped Suspect Wanted Dead or Alive

Since the inception of the law criminalizing homosexuality in Nigeria, there have been major efforts by every state to cleanse itself of what they call abomination.” Prominent among them being the northern states, where the activities of the radical Boko Haram are fully in force, villages like Nkpor, Ogidi and Obosi in the eastern state of Anambra have declared war on homosexuality which is gaining grounds because of what the people call “exposure to foreign life style.”

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Uchendu To Sekibo:
I Will Beat You Silly
… Exposes Wike's Greed For Power

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the re-scheduled re-run March 19th election for the Rivers East Senatorial District , Oha Andrew Uchendu, in his Port Harcourt resident, while addressing members of the Rivers State Independent Publishers Association, RIVPA declared that he would beat his opponent in the forth coming re-run election silly in a free, fair, and credible election. Oha Uchendu said, anything short of that is an aberration, going by the political realities on ground in the state. He said with a Representative as Jesila Ghan, there cannot be free, fair and credible elections in the state vis a vis Nigeria.

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Soberekon Advocates For Peace In Niger Delta

A veteran human Right activist in the Niger Delta and Senior Advocate of Niger Delta, SAND Rev. Dr. Sokari Soberekon had advocated for peace in the Niger Delta sub-region of the country.

Soberekon made the call while addressing journalists in his office in Port Harcourt the Rivers State capital.

He said, the call became necessary at heel of recent collaboration between some Niger Delta Youths and some Biafra agitators in the country that led to the hijacking of a cargo ship within the Nigeria river sometime ago.

The Senior Advocate noted that violence would not do the citizenry any good and was the case during the Civil War that saw over 3 million persons lost their life in a war that could had been prevented by both gladiators involved in the war.

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Bayelsa: Dickson Sworn In Amidst Cheers
…Says New Horizon Will Envelop The State

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson was on Sunday described his victory at the fiercely contested gubernatorial election as a source of new hope in the nation's democracy. The Governor who was sworn in along with his deputy, Rear Admiral John Jonah(rtd) by the state Chief Judge, Justice Kate Abiri for a second term at an elaborate ceremony, held at the Samson Siasia Sports Complex, was joined by seven other People's Democratic Party (PDP) Governors and members of the National Working Committee, led by Uche Secondus.

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The Hike On Electricity Tariff

Constant electricity supply has been the greatest wish of the average Nigerian. If this is done, it will give room for businesses to thrive in the country. But achieving this result has been so impossible, you can assume it to be a situation of a lion passing through the hole of a needle, because over the years we have seen politicians making power stability the cardinal point during their electioneering campaign. But immediately they assume power, we start hearing one excuse or the other on why they could not achieve it, or in other cases the matter is totally swept under the carpet. The people of Nigeria are so familiar with this norm, or the antics of these politicians, so the masses now sort out other means of providing power for themselves, by acquiring one generator sets thus making the bills to be paid by these innocent citizens very alarming, as they have to upset their bills.

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Combating Lassa Fever Pandemic

No doubt, man does not live in isolation from nature. Man enjoys a symbiotic relationship with animals and plants. For instance, man depends largely on animals for foods, games, security and companion. Meat of animals provides a rich source of protein and fat. Dairy product such as milk is also a rich source of food for adults and infants. In the area of games, horses, bulls and cows are used in one sport or the other. It is no exaggeration that dogs are used for detection by security operatives because of their strong sense of smell as well, as their ability to embark on sporadic long distance race after criminals.

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Obio/Akpor Fed. House Re-Elections:
Hon.O.K Chinda Is Best Choice

The media especially in Rivers state in the last couple of weeks have been awash with the reports about the spate of re-run elections in Rivers state to hold tentatively on the 6th February 2016 occasioned by the Appeal Court nullifications. In the re-run for Obio/Akpor Federal constituency is a man who has distinguished himself in the service of his people over the years though I have not met with him personally. I am persuaded that he will win because he enjoys the support of all and sundry in his constituent having represented them with the best of his ability in the past. I am talking of the immediate past Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of the House of Representatives Hon. Kingsley Ogundu Chinda popularly known as Hon. O.K Chinda. He was a onetime Rivers state Commissioner of Environment in 2008, reappointed 2009 because of his performances in the same ministry. In 2011 he resigned, contested under the P.D.P and won the election for House of Representatives,

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Abua/Odual: Commendable Peace Gestures Of Hon. Igenewari

Leadership is one of the most observed and the same time least understood phenomenon. In the face of problems generated by political, social and economic instability and the prevalence of ethnic communal and cultic crisis, the quest for selfless leadership is mandatory for good governance and sustainable development. Hon. Oye Igenewari is the second Caretaker Committee Chairman of Abua/Odual local government area in the present administration of Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike. Hon. Igenewari is the Managing Director of an indigenous construction company in the state Margoy Nig. Ltd and a reputable politician in Abua/Odual as well as the state. He was one of the key players of the PDP who masterminded the Rivers state Social Transformation Advancement Foundation that organized the peace rally tagged 'White Friday.”

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