March 1, 2024

[GIST] Firm, community  leader bicker over  environmental concerns in Rivers community

[GIST] Firm, community leader bicker over environmental concerns in Rivers community

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A Port Harcourt-based company, the Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals Limited, has faulted claims by a community leader in Eleme Local Council of Rivers State, one Johnson Emere Mba-Ngei, that a court order has retrained the firm from further operating in the environment.

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[GIST] Hardship: One dies as family of six eat contaminated 'Amala' in Oyo

[GIST] Hardship: One dies as family of six eat contaminated 'Amala' in Oyo

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Tragedy has struck in a family of six in the Temidire Atoyebi area of Ogbomoso, Oyo State following the consumption of cassava flakes, popularly known as Amala for dinner which led to the death of the granddaughter as a result of abdominal complication. The incident which happened on Wednesday night threw the community into confusion. Distress […]

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[GIST] Nigeria's prayer drink, Seaman's Schnapps headlines 37th Lisabi Festival as title sponsor

[GIST] Nigeria's prayer drink, Seaman's Schnapps headlines 37th Lisabi Festival as title sponsor

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Seaman’s Schnapps, Nigeria’s original prayer drink from the stable of Grand Oak Limited, has announced its role as the lead sponsor for the 37th Lisabi Festival holding next week. This collaboration underscores Seaman’s unwavering commitment to preserving cultural heritage and supporting community festivities across the nation. In anticipation of the Lisabi Festival, the Seaman's Schnapps […]

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February 29, 2024

[GIST] Army uncovers over 40 dugout oil wells in Rivers 

[GIST] Army uncovers over 40 dugout oil wells in Rivers 

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Troops of the Nigerian Army 6 Division, Port Harcourt, have uncovered over 40 dugout wells containing crude oil in Rumuekpe Community, Emohua Local Council of Rivers State.

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February 28, 2024

[GIST] Foundation marks World NGO Day, donates cash, food items

[GIST] Foundation marks World NGO Day, donates cash, food items

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Dr. Sam Olawale Anisulowo, the board chairman of Sam Anisulowo Foundation, has joined the global community on the occasion of World NGO Day, to celebrate the profound contributions of non-governmental organizations in shaping a better world. "At Sam Anisulowo Foundation, our mission is rooted in poverty alleviation and empowering marginalized communities in Ekiti State," he […]

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February 27, 2024

[GIST] Lagos to hold Zen Archery Open Championship May 9

[GIST] Lagos to hold Zen Archery Open Championship May 9

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Over 100 archers are expected at the Lagos Open Archery Championship being put together by Zen Archery, in collaboration with the Lagos State Archery Association, at the Teslim Balogun Stadium on March 9 and 10, 2024, the association has said.

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[GIST] Ishaya tasks youths on creativity in musical pursuit

[GIST] Ishaya tasks youths on creativity in musical pursuit

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Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Aurally, a revolutionary music streaming platform, Meshack Ishaya, has challenged Nigerian youths to be creative and not to feel let down by the common traditional bottleneck that does not promote their ambition and aspiration.

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[GIST] NNPC beats PTI as NOGIG begins in Port Harcourt

[GIST] NNPC beats PTI as NOGIG begins in Port Harcourt

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Defending champions, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), began their campaign in the 19th edition of the Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry Games (NOGIG), yesterday, with a 1-0 defeat of Petroleum Training Institute (PTI).

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[GIST] Troost-Ekong to miss rest of season with injury

[GIST] Troost-Ekong to miss rest of season with injury

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Super Eagles vice captain William Troost-Ekong is set to miss the rest of the season after rupturing his biceps femoris in his right leg. According to Italian transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Troost-Ekong will undergo a minor surgery in Finland on Tuesday, 27 February, 2024. Troost-Ekong sustained the injury in the Super Eagles second group game […]

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February 26, 2024

[GIST] Conservationists urge FG to protect migratory species

[GIST] Conservationists urge FG to protect migratory species

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Conservationists have charged the Federal Governments and other relevant stakeholders to urgently implement and enforce conventions and agreements protecting migratory species from extinction across the country.

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[GIST] Edo 2024: Idahosa emerges LP governorship candidate in parallel primary

[GIST] Edo 2024: Idahosa emerges LP governorship candidate in parallel primary

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Apapa faction sends Asemota’s name to INEC Idahosa kicks against Apapa’s action The last is yet to be seen of the unfolding drama in the Edo State Labour Party (LP) as Lamidi Basiru Apapa faction is embroiled in a crisis as two candidates have emerged as its governorship candidate for the Edo State Governorship election […]

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February 25, 2024

[GIST] Edo guber poll: drama as Idahosa kicks against declaration of Okpebholo as APC primary winner

[GIST] Edo guber poll: drama as Idahosa kicks against declaration of Okpebholo as APC primary winner

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The last is yet to be heard of the controversy surrounding the outcome of the Edo state All progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary in which Senator Monday Okpebholo was declared the eventual winner.

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[GIST] Arsenal hammer Newcastle to keep title pressure on Liverpool, Man City

[GIST] Arsenal hammer Newcastle to keep title pressure on Liverpool, Man City

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Arsenal's free-scoring Premier League form continued as Newcastle were blown away 4-1 at the Emirates on Saturday to move back within two points of leaders Liverpool.

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February 24, 2024

[GIST] ASUU blames FG anti-poor policies for poverty, hardship in Nigeria

[GIST] ASUU blames FG anti-poor policies for poverty, hardship in Nigeria

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Benin Zone, on Thursday, urged the President Bola Tinubu-led administration to work harder and provide effective measures that would cushion the effect of its anti-poor policies that has pushed Nigerians and the Nigerian academics down the intolerable abyss of abject poverty and hardship.

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[GIST] CBN to raise BDC minimum share capital to N2bn for Tier 1 license

[GIST] CBN to raise BDC minimum share capital to N2bn for Tier 1 license

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday said it is considering raising the minimum capital requirements for Bureau De Change (BDC) operators to N2 billion for Tier 1 licenses while it would be N500 million for Tier 2 licenses.

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February 23, 2024

[GIST] Crises displace 10 million children globally

[GIST] Crises displace 10 million children globally

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New report by Save the Children International has revealed that crises across the globe displaced about 10.5 million children in 2023, which has likely pushed the number of children displaced globally to more than 50 million, the highest ever with numbers more than doubling since 2010. 

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February 22, 2024

[GIST] Diesel price increased by 39 per cent in one year

[GIST] Diesel price increased by 39 per cent in one year

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The average retail price of automotive gas oil, also known as diesel, increased from N828.82 per litre in January 2023 to N1153.01 per liter in January 2024, says the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

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[GIST] Injury-hit Liverpool roar back against Luton to surge four points clear

[GIST] Injury-hit Liverpool roar back against Luton to surge four points clear

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An injury-ravaged Liverpool fought back from a goal down to beat Luton 4-1 and open up a four-point lead at the top of the Premier League on Wednesday.

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February 21, 2024

[GIST] FG sets up centre to immortalise King Jaja of Opobo

[GIST] FG sets up centre to immortalise King Jaja of Opobo

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Member representing Andoni-Opobo-Nkoro Federal Constituency of Rivers State, Awaji-inombek Abiante, at the Federal House of Representatives has disclosed that the Federal Government, through the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Creative Economy...

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