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Tension as INEC concludes 2019 polls

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Kindly Share This Story: …Ekpenyong, Akpabio, Jibrin, Doguwa, others know fate Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) By Clifford Ndujihe THERE is tension in some states of the...

Fri Jan 24th, 2020     Read More →

Bayelsa State medical varsity takes off, matriculates 208 students

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Acting Vice Chancellor, Bayelsa Medical University (BMU), Prof. Ebitimitula Etebu (left); Pro-Chancellor/Chairman of Governing Council, Prof. Nimi Briggs; and Bayelsa State Governor Seriake...

Thu Jan 23rd, 2020     Read More →

40 fake revenue collectors arrested in Onitsha

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Kindly Share This Story: By Chimaobi Nwaiwu Forty illegal revenue collectors including a 56 years old woman have been arrested in Onitsha, the commercial city of Anambra State, by Focused...

Wed Jan 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Rights group calls on FG to rebuild Bayelsa villages burnt by military

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Kindly Share This Story: By Emma Amaize ASABA – A rights group, Ijaw People Development Initiative, IPDI, has called on the Federal Government to reconstruct Bilabiri 1 and 2 communities in...

Tue Jan 21st, 2020     Read More →

Boko Haram kills kidnapped CAN chairman

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Boko Haram insurgents have killed the chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Lawan Andimi, in Michika local government area of Adamawa state. Ahmad Salkida, a journalist with...

Tue Jan 21st, 2020     Read More →

I’ll leave big shoes for my successor, says Dickson

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Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has said he would be leaving behind indelible footprints and big shoes for his successor to step into. Dickson, who would be leaving office in less than four...

Mon Jan 20th, 2020     Read More →

I’m leaving behind very big shoes for my successor ― Dickson

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Kindly Share This Story: By Samuel Oyadongha Bayelsa State Governor, Hon Seriake Dickson says he will be leaving behind very big shoes for his successor after eight years of sustained efforts to...

Sun Jan 19th, 2020     Read More →

Another Christian killed by 10-year old ISWAP member

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Islamic State West African Province has released a video that shows a Christian man being executed by an Islamic State child “soldier” in Borno, Nigeria. In a video released by its...

Sun Jan 19th, 2020     Read More →

Military invasion: Bayelsa community sends SOS to FG

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Bilabiri community residents, whose houses and properties were burnt and destroyed during Friday’s military invasion, have sent a Save-Our-Soul message to the federal and state governments....

Sun Jan 19th, 2020     Read More →

Military invasion of Bayelsa community: Scores reportedly missing

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Kindly Share This Story:…as RDA chairman calls on FG to come to aid of community By Emem Idio Yenagoa – Some indigenes of the Bilabiri I and II communities in Ekeremor Local Government...

Sat Jan 18th, 2020     Read More →

Lekan Are, foremost Nigerian agronomist, dies at 86

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Dr Lekan Are, a foremost Nigerian agronomist, businessman, philanthropist and Chairman of University Press Plc, is dead. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Are was 86-years-old Mr Toye...

Sat Jan 18th, 2020     Read More →

Renewed calls on Buhari to sign Electoral Amendment Act 2018 into law

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President Buhari. Photo; TWITTER/NIGERIAGOV • Kano’s Patriotic Citizens urge him to address issues in last guber election When President Muhammadu Buhari recently warned politicians...

Wed Jan 15th, 2020     Read More →

IYC uncovers alleged plot to destabilise Bayelsa

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Ahead of the February 14 inauguration of a new administration in Bayelsa State, the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) has reportedly uncovered an ongoing plan by aggrieved politicians to cause unrest in...

Tue Jan 14th, 2020     Read More →

Soku Oil Wells: Bayelsa seeks return, heads to Appeal Court

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The Bayelsa Government on Monday said it has appealed the judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which ceded the disputed Soku oil wells between Rivers and Bayelsa to Rivers. Solicitor General...

Mon Jan 13th, 2020     Read More →

NLC appeals to Bayelsa Government on December salaries

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The Bayelsa Council of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has urged the State Government to expedite action on the payment of December salaries of some category of workers in the state. The News...

Mon Jan 13th, 2020     Read More →