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NDBDA management, workers differ on Songhai farm funding

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Managing Director of Niger Delta Basin Development Authority (NDBDA), Mr. Tonye David-West, has said the Songhai farm project has not been funded with more than N200 million since he assumed...

Wed Jan 8th, 2020     Read More →

Igali targets eight Olympic spots, hopes for ‘better’ 2020

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After recording some ground-breaking achievements last year, President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) Daniel Igali is hopeful that 2020 will be even ‘better’ for the sport...

Wed Jan 8th, 2020     Read More →

Mama Erere? No, it is not true!

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Saturday 16th November, like any other Saturday in the months of October, November and December, was a busy one. There were always parties to mark or negotiate different existential phases, mostly...

Fri Jan 3rd, 2020     Read More →

JTF, Navy visits Jonathan in Otuoke to ascertain level of damage

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The Joint Task Force (JFT), code named Operation Delta Safe, and the Nigerian Navy on Monday visited former President Goodluck Jonathan’s residence in Otuoke, Ogbia Local Government Area of...

Mon Dec 30th, 2019     Read More →

Beyond Soku oilfields, how politics fuels Wike, Dickson’s feud

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Seriake Dickson .. PHOTOS: Twitter The political feud between Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike and Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson, has exposed further division, occasioned by rivalry...

Mon Dec 30th, 2019     Read More →

PHEDC seeks resolution of rift with IYC to end outage in Bayelsa

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Photo: PIXABAY The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) yesterday sought speedy resolution of the conflict with the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC), which resulted in shutdown of its...

Fri Dec 27th, 2019     Read More →

Wike says Dickson plans to defect to APC to avoid EFCC arrest

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Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike has accused his Bayelsa counterpart Seriake Dickson of planning to join the All Progressives Congress (APC) to avoid arrest by the Economic and Financial Crimes...

Wed Dec 25th, 2019     Read More →

Immigration captures biometrics of 856 migrants in Bayelsa

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The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has registered no fewer than 856 migrants in Bayelsa State as part of the ongoing e-registration in the country. Comptroller of the command, Felix Odika, told...

Wed Dec 25th, 2019     Read More →

APC demands probe of attack on Jonathan’s Otuoke country home

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on security agencies to conduct a thorough investigation into the attack on the Otuoke country home of former President Goodluck Jonathan. In a...

Tue Dec 24th, 2019     Read More →

Armed men attack Jonathan's hometown, kill one soldier

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Unknown armed gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday attacked the home of former President Goodluck Jonathan in Otuoke, Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa state A source in Otuoke, who pleaded...

Tue Dec 24th, 2019     Read More →

NPA expects 30 ships of petroleum products, food items, others

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The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said it is expecting 30 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods from December 20 to January 8.The agency made this known in its...

Tue Dec 24th, 2019     Read More →

Soku oil fields belong to Rivers, not Bayelsa, says Wike

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Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike (left) during a press conference on the dispute with Bayelsa State over Soku oil fields in Port Harcourt…yesterday. Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike...

Tue Dec 24th, 2019     Read More →

APC lauds court judgment affirming Degi-Eremienyo as Bayelsa deputy governor-elect

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has applauded the Appeal Court judgment affirming the candidature of Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo as deputy governor-elect in the November 16,2019...

Tue Dec 24th, 2019     Read More →

Court reverses judgement disqualifying Bayelsa deputy governor-elect

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An appeal court in Abuja has reversed the judgment of a Federal Hight Court disqualifying Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo as the deputy governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress...

Mon Dec 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Shareholders hopeful Brass LNG progresses under Buhari

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Shareholders of Brass LNG project have expressed optimism that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will do everything possible to ensure the Final Investment Decision (FID), is...

Wed Dec 18th, 2019     Read More →