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Bishop Uzoukwu appealed to political office holders to help alleviate Poverty in Nigeria

Bishop Martins Uzoukwu of the Catholic Diocese of Minna on Wednesday appealed to political office holders to create projects that would alleviate poverty among the people of their various constituencies. Uzoukwu told newsmen in Minna that democracy was all about meeting the expectations of the people through the provision of basic amenities that would impact […]


Nigeria@48: Nigeria’s Voice of Clarion Call (1)

Arise, O Compatriots, Nigeria‘s Call Obey The above highlighted extract is the first line of the Nigerian National Anthem. The word compatriot in the simplest breakdown means a countrymen or women. But, it does not end with this fundamental definition. It also contains strong positive connotation which has to do with optimistic attitude (spirit) of […]


Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs dumps PDP, joins APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, Rivers State Chapter hereby confirms that Chief Barr. Dumo Lulu-Briggs formally declared and registered as a member of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ward 4, Akuku Toru LGA, Rivers State today, Sunday April 9. Speaking immediately after his registration, Chief Lulu-Briggs pledged to work for the growth and development of […]


Global-IP Announces the Selection of SpaceX to Launch its 150 Gbps GiSAT-1

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands–(BUSINESS WIRE/ME NewsWire)– Global-IP Cayman, the innovative satellite communications company with the mission to bring cost-effective Internet and related value-added services to Sub-Saharan Africa, announced today it has signed a launch services agreement with Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (“SpaceX”) for its first communication satellite GiSAT-1. GiSAT-1 is a High-Throughput Satellite (“HTS”) with […]


Re: defection of rivers APC councilors to the PDP.

The attention of the Rivers APC Councillors Forum of the 8th Legislative Assembly, elected 2015 under the immediate past administration of His Excellency former governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has been drawn to an announcement on Rythm 93. 7 Fm news, a private radio station in Port Harcourt, insinuating that over 200 of our Honourable […]