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INEC ban on smartphones unconstitutional, unacceptable —Ekweremadu

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—DEPUTY Senate President, Dr Ike Ekweremadu, yesterday, slammed Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, over its decision to ban the use of smart...

Thu Sep 20th, 2018     Read More →

Stakeholders condemn Delta PDP N1m levy on aspirants

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I don’t know what they are talkig about—PDP chair By Emma Amaize BURUTU—RESIDENTS of Burutu Local Government Area, Delta State, on the platform of Burutu Stakeholders Watch, BSW,...

Thu Sep 20th, 2018     Read More →

Murray-Bruce offers Lady with poetic pidgin English, Kate Dekpe SilverbirdTV job – Reno

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By Anthony Ogbonna Following the video posted by the number one bestselling author and former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Pastor Reno Omokri who later rallied financial support and...

Wed Sep 19th, 2018     Read More →

Dokubo advises ex-agitators to support Buhari’s return in 2019

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Prof. Charles Dokubo, the Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), has advised Niger Delta ex-agitators to support the return of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. Dokubo gave the...

Wed Sep 19th, 2018     Read More →

Bayelsa to enjoy improved power supply— TCN

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—MANAGING Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, Mr. Usman Muhammad, has said Bayelsa State was on the verge of...

Wed Sep 19th, 2018     Read More →

Lagos State tops voice, internet subscription list in second quarter of 2018

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By Juliet Umeh Lagos State has emerged the state with the highest number of subscribers of active voice per state in the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics report for the second quarter of 2018....

Wed Sep 19th, 2018     Read More →

Flood: NEMA makes speedy response to disaster crises across Nigeria

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These are indeed trying times. The floods are here again, and as usual, thousands are affected. Homes have been destroyed, farms have been washed away, and the list goes on. While it is succinct...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

PDP flays INEC for banning smart phones in polling units

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA- THE People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday condemned in strong terms the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to ban the use of...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

Commuters stranded as ex-militants barricade E-West Rd

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By Samuel Oyadongha MBIAMA—TRAVELLERS plying the East-West Road in the Niger Delta were yesterday, stranded for about three hours as some ex-agitators barricaded the Mbiama section of the...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Dickson urges PDP presidential aspirants to shun hate campaign

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By Samuel Oyadongha GOVERNOR of Bayelsa State, Mr Seriake Dickson, has called on the 12 presidential aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to avoid disparaging...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

Adeosun’s resignation: Patriotism, integrity under scrutiny

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The resignation of Mrs Olukemi Adeosun as Minister of Finance on Friday, Sept. 14, for forgery has raised questions over the workings of Nigeria. Kemi Adeosun The issues border on honesty,...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

Flood sacks Bayelsa communities, as lawmaker seeks FG, NEMA’s intervention

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—SOME riverside communities in Bayelsa State have been submerged by flood, destroying property worth millions of naira. The worst hit communities are Asamabiri,...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Resist inordinate pressure from politicians, Okowa tells NYSC members

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By Festus Ahon ASABA—Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, yesterday, told National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, members who may be recruited as ad-hoc workers for the 2019 general election...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

Plastics affect environment in oil communities – Shell LiveWIRE award winner

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By Udeme Akpan RECKLESS disposal of plastics has been identified as a major environmental problem in Nigeria’s oil and gas- bearing areas. Mr. Yolo Bakumor, Managing Director, Bayelsa...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

Court strikes out case against Jones Abiri over lack of jurisdiction

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An Abuja magistrate court has struck out the charge file against Jones Abiri, a Bayelsa-based journalist by the Federal Government. Jones Abiri: government says he was not arrested for...

Mon Sep 17th, 2018     Read More →