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Defection: Bayelsa PDP disowns Sen. Amange

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The Bayelsa chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has disowned the former senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District, Sen. Nimi Amange, following his recent defection to the All...

Sat Sep 21st, 2019     Read More →

PDP thumps up tribunal judgments on Govs. Udom, Ishaku

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Gov. Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom state and his Taraba counterpart, Darius Ishaku for their victories at the Governorship Election Petitions...

Sat Sep 21st, 2019     Read More →

Women group calls for credible polls in Bayelsa, Kogi

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The National Council for Women Societies, (NCWS) has called for fair and credible governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States, Dr. Shoda Bayelsa and Kogi will hold their governorship...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria spends $1.2bn to import fish annually — Emefiele

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The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele says about 1.2 billion dollars worth of fish is imported into this country annually. Nigeria spends $1.2bn to import fish...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

NDDC BOARD: The need for technocrats

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By Ime Ibanga WHEN the Olusegun Obasanjo administration established the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in 2000, it had the intention of developing the oil-rich Niger Delta region which...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

165,631 PVCs not collected in Kogi, 40,912 in Bayelsa – INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that 165,631 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) were yet to be collected in Kogi and 40,912 in Bayelsa, as at Sept. 13. The commission...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

2Baba calls for peace as he marks 44th birthday

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By Juliet Ebirim Legendary singer and songwriter, Innocent Idibia popularly known as 2Baba has sent a message of peace to Nigerians to mark his 44th birthday. 2Baba, in an Instagram message on...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

Wike’s revenge, Atiku’s next move

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THE harmattan is coming early for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. In one week alone, the party lost at the presidential election tribunal, and also left daggers in the backs of two of its...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

72 bag first class as federal university, Utuoke holds convocation

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The Federal University, Otuoke (FUO), Bayelsa State, will, on Sept. 21, hold its maiden convocation ceremony for 1,121 graduands, with 72 of them in First Class category. 72 bag First Class as...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

Bayelsa Guber Election: YIAGA AFRICA tasks media on accurate reportage

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By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja Ahead of the November 16th governorship elections in Bayelsa State, an election observer, YIAGA AFRICA, tasked the media on accurate reportage of the election...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

KIND to strengthen inclusive education, trains teachers

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By Josephine Agbonkhese The Kudirat Initiative for Democracy, KIND, last week, brought teachers from the 31 inclusive schools in Lagos State together for a two-day training workshop, as prelude to...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Gov Emmanuel defeats Ekere at Akwa Ibom guber tribunal

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By Chioma Onuegbu The Gubernatorial Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state capital, has upheld the re-election of Governor Udom Emmanuel of the People’s Democratic...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

34,000 children face acute malnutrition in Taraba — UNICEF

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The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has said that over 34,000 children in Taraba face severe acute malnutrition if serious measures were not taken immediately to save the situation. United...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

Court remands dismissed soldier over alleged impersonation

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By Mabel Yakubu A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Thursday, ordered that a dismissed soldier, Stephen Adams,35, be remanded in a correctional facility for allegedly dressing in military...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

WAEC registrar announces retirement

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West African Examinations Council WAEC, Registrar, Dr Iyi Uwadiae, has announced his retirement at the end of his tenure, which ends this month. Dr Iyi Uwadiae, the Registrar of WAEC Uwadiae...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →