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Wrestling: Nigeria will perform better in Commonwealth Games — Igali

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The President, Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali, says Nigerian wrestlers’ performance at the just-concluded African Wrestling Championships in Port Harcourt, will spur them for...

Thu Feb 22nd, 2018     Read More →

IBB, Jonathan, Shagari absent at Council of State

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—-Saraki receives standing ovation By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – FORMER Military Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida, for Presidents Goodluck Jonathan, Alhaji Shehu Shagari and...

Thu Feb 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Bayelsa, Bristow Helicopters sign MOU for seaplane transport

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…As first seaplane lands in Bayelsa By Anthony Ogbonna The Bayelsa state government, Wednesday, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Bristow Helicopters for seaplane...

Wed Feb 21st, 2018     Read More →

AIG doles out N16.3m to families of slain policemen

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By Onozure Dania The Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Zone 5 headquarters, Benin City, Mr Rasheed Akintunde, has presented cheques valued at over N16.3 million to 14 beneficiaries /next of...

Wed Feb 21st, 2018     Read More →

NNPC GMD lauds Azikel Refinery

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, has lauded the progress of work at the Azikel Refinery site in...

Wed Feb 21st, 2018     Read More →

I took actions based on instructions by President’s wife, Jonathan’s aide tells court

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By Innocent Anaba Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, an aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday told a Federal High Court in Lagos that all the actions he took in the performance of his duties...

Wed Feb 21st, 2018     Read More →

Confronting the inevitability of state police with Nigerians’ tolerance for abuse

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By Tabia Princewill IN the 1920s, the American Institute of Criminal Law and Criminology defined State Police as “a specially organised and highly trained body, acting under state rather...

Wed Feb 21st, 2018     Read More →

Com. Timi Frank and Tinubu’s reconciliation effort in APC

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By Oladineji Odeyemi Like John the Baptist, Comrade Timi Frank has been a lonely voice in the wilderness of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) since the party came into power, calling...

Tue Feb 20th, 2018     Read More →

In Bayelsa, NSCDC shoots vigilance team member

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A team of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has allegedly shot a Neighborhood Watch member in Ikarama, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa. The incident occurred in the...

Tue Feb 20th, 2018     Read More →

Azikel Refinery to process 12,000bpd by 2019

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THE capacity of Nigeria to refine petroleum products for domestic consumption is set to rise by 12,000 barrels per day, bpd as Azikel Petroleum, an indigenous company has promised to complete its...

Tue Feb 20th, 2018     Read More →

Ekeremor people commend Agip over road project

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By Samuel Oyadongha EKEREMOR— INDIGENES of the coastal town of Egbemo Angalabiri in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have commended Nigerian Agip Oil Company, NAOC, over the...

Tue Feb 20th, 2018     Read More →

Agip, JVPs banish darkness from 2 Bayelsa riverside communities

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By Samuel Oyadongha SAGBAMA – TWO riverside Isoko-speaking settlements, Osifo and Abuetor in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, came alive weekend, as the Nigerian Agip Oil...

Mon Feb 19th, 2018     Read More →

Obasanjo, Jonathan, Dickson harp on reconciliation, unity

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OTUOKE— FORMER presidents, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan and Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, yesterday, reaffirmed their call on Nigerians to embrace peace and...

Mon Feb 19th, 2018     Read More →

Bayelsa fast becoming Nigeria’s medical tourism hub —Obasanjo

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YENAGOA — Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, weekend said the huge investments by Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State in ensuring quality healthcare delivery will soon turn the...

Mon Feb 19th, 2018     Read More →

Sixth anniversary: Bayelsa govt thanks Obasanjo, others

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—BAYELSA State Government has thanked former President Olusegun Obasanjo for spending three days in the state commissioning remarkable projects such as the Bayelsa...

Mon Feb 19th, 2018     Read More →