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Monday, 06 March 2017 08:43

Rivers Ijaw, wake up lest you perish!

By Rivers Ijaw, I refer to the Ijaw clans of Kalabari; Okrika; Nkoro; Ibani-Bonny; Ibani-Opobo; Obolo-Andoni; Bille; Engenni; Abua and Odual.These are people that largely derive their origins from the main Ijaw stock of Central and Western Delta. They share linguistic affinity, same ecology and culture. Rivers Ijaw communities have lived in
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The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2015 general election, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that no degree of propaganda and lies can save Governor Nyesom Wike and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from rejection by Rivers people.Dr. Peterside, while commenting on the legislative rerun election in Rivers
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Saturday, 09 July 2016 15:32

King Jaja of Opobo (1821-1891)

“Born in Igboland and sold as a slave to a Bonny trader at the age of twelve, he was named Jubo Jubogha by his first master. He was later sold to Chief Alali, the head of the Opubo Annie Pepple Royal House. Called Jaja by the British, this gifted and enterprising individual eventually became one of the most powerful men in the eastern
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Monday, 15 September 2014 08:07

Opobo Patriots denies endorsing Wike

The Opobo Patriots, a group run by Mr. Adawari Pepple, one-time Nigerian senator, is currently at war with itself over a purported ‘endorsement’ of Minister for State, Education, Mr. Ezebuwon Nyesom Wike, to run in the 2015 governorship election. Some members of the organisation have denied claims the group endorsed the junior minister. In a
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AN ICON OF IJAW ETHNIC NATIONALITY FROM THE SOUTH EAST SENATORIAL DISTRICT AMAOPU SENIBO [DR] DAKUKU NIEBILA PETERSIDE [MHR] (CHAIRMAN, HOUSE COMMITTEE, PETROLEUM DOWNSTREAM, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES) Thou worthy son of IBANI extraction…we are truly proud of  you As a student, in your university days, you were so eloquent but unassuming that
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A National Assembly member, Rep. Dakuku Peterside, on Tuesday said the All Progressives Congress legislators would appeal against the Federal High Court ruling restraining them from changing the house leadership.Peterside, representing Andoni/Opobo/Nkoro Federal Constituency, told the News Agency of Nigeria that the house proceedings could not
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