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APC commends appeal court’s verdict on David Lyon’s candidacy

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has applauded the Court of Appeal verdict, which endorsed David Lyon as the party’s authentic candidate in the Novermber 16, 2019 Bayelsa State...

Mon Jan 13th, 2020     Read More →

A decade from doctrine of necessity, quality elections to low deliveries

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Goodluck Jonathan. PHOTO: bloomberg.com The post-November 16, 2019 governorship election narrative in Bayelsa State reads like the Peoples Democratic Party’s journey to the cold comfort of...

Sun Jan 12th, 2020     Read More →

Bayelsa Guber: Appeal Court says Lokpbiri’s petition filed out of time

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An Appeal Court sitting in Port Harcourt on Saturday ruled that Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri’s petition, challenging the APC governorship primary election in Bayelsa was filed out of...

Sat Jan 11th, 2020     Read More →

Ex-MEND leaders task Buhari on Ogoni cleanup, East West road completion 

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[FILE] Ogoni clean-up activities Former militants under the defunct Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta (MEND), has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari on the need for the speedy...

Sat Jan 11th, 2020     Read More →

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 →