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Conduct integrity tests on pipelines, Bayelsa deputy gov charges SPDC

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA — DEPUTY Governor of Bayelsa State, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha Jonah (retd), has called on Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, to conduct an integrity test...

Mon Jun 18th, 2018     Read More →

Presidential Amnesty: N-Delta communities, ex-agitators celebrate new era as Dokubo unfolds fresh initiatives

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By Murphy Ganagana ABUJA—Kingsley Muturu is the Delta State chairman of second phase leaders of ex-agitators in the Presidential Amnesty Programme. A few months ago, he was disillusioned...

Sun Jun 17th, 2018     Read More →

Bayelsa govt. says will complete Cargo Airport by August

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The Bayelsa Government on Saturday said its ongoing multi-billion naira Cargo Airport Project would be completed by the end of August. Seriake Mrs Josphine Akpama, the Director of the State...

Sat Jun 16th, 2018     Read More →

Eid-el-Fitr: Give peace a chance; Govs, Clerics urge Nigerians

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AS Nigerians joined the rest of the world to celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Fitr, governors, clerics and political leaders have called on Muslims to replicate the lessons of the Ramadan in...

Sat Jun 16th, 2018     Read More →

Ijaw group laments killings in N’Delta

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IJAW Peoples Development Initiative, IPDI, an Ijaw rights group in Delta State, weekend, said the Nigeria Army constituted the biggest danger to survival of Ijaw people in the Niger Delta region....

Fri Jun 15th, 2018     Read More →

Sallah Message : Bayelsa State Govt preaches peace, unity

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YENAGOA BAYELSA State government has congratulated Muslim faithful in the state and across the country on the successful completion of the Ramadan. Dickson A statement by the State Commissioner...

Fri Jun 15th, 2018     Read More →

Peace Corps member caught with pistol

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA— A member of Peace Corps of Nigeria, Seiyefa Okorie, arrested with a locally-made pistol by Police in Bayelsa State has disclosed that he peddles drugs and robs...

Fri Jun 15th, 2018     Read More →

Dickson’s Restoration Cup appoints Ex- England, Tottenham star, Garth Crooks Technical Adviser

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Organizers of the Governor Henry Seriake Dickson Football Tournament, also known as the Restoration Cup, have appointed the former English and Tottenham player, Garth Anthony Crooks, as Technical...

Thu Jun 14th, 2018     Read More →

CSO faults call for removal of INEC boss

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A civil society organisation, the Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group says the call for the removal of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood...

Thu Jun 14th, 2018     Read More →

Police arrest suspected member of Peace Corps of Nigeria wth pistol in Bayelsa

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The Bayelsa Police command on Thursday confirmed the arrest of one Seiyefa Okorie, a 33-year-old suspected member of the Peace Corps of Nigeria for alleged illegal possession of a...

Thu Jun 14th, 2018     Read More →

Kogi ADP commences fish meal production, training

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BY BOLUWAJI OBAHOPO LOKOJA-Kogi Agricultural Development Project, ADP, had inaugurated its Fish Meal Making Machine which signal the commencement of its fish meal production. Fish pond at the...

Thu Jun 14th, 2018     Read More →

Amassoma crisis: Dickson swears in 6-member commission of inquiry

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA— Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has sworn in a six-member Commission of Inquiry to ascertain the immediate and remote causes of the civil disturbances...

Thu Jun 14th, 2018     Read More →

Sallah celebration: AIG Akintunde beefs-up security in Edo, Bayelsa, Delta

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By Innocent Anaba The Assistant Inspector – General of Police, Zone 5 Headquarters, Benin City, Edo State, AIG Rasheed Akintunde, has ordered that security be beefed-up across the Commands...

Wed Jun 13th, 2018     Read More →

2019: CLEEN Foundation, INEC partner on violence free election

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Less than 250 days to the 2019 general elections, the CLEEN Foundation and the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC have announced their readiness to mitigate election security threats in the...

Wed Jun 13th, 2018     Read More →

Over 50 cult groups exist in Bayelsa — CP

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By Emem Idio YENAGOA – COMMISSIONER of Police Bayelsa state command, Mr Don Awunah, has disclosed that there were over 50 organised cult groups in the state and reiterated the commitment of...

Wed Jun 13th, 2018     Read More →