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1999-2000 killings: Court orders Agip to pay Bayelsa communities N1.2bn

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By Emem Idio YENAGOA—A Bayelsa State High Court sitting in Sagbama, has ordered Nigerian Agip Oil Company, to pay over N1.2 billion to the families of 17 persons killed in Akamabubou and...

Thu May 24th, 2018     Read More →

NDU protest: Police arrest 18 suspects, rescue 80 corps members

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—Aut-horities of Bayelsa State Police Command have confirmed the arrest of no fewer than 18 persons for alleged violent behaviour, assault and vandalization of...

Thu May 24th, 2018     Read More →

Oil spill: NOSDRA, SPDC accused of deliberate delay

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By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT—AGGE communities, traversing Delta and Bayelsa states, have alleged “deliberate delay” by National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency,...

Thu May 24th, 2018     Read More →

Bayelsa govt assures Amassoma community of protection

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By Samuel Oyadongha & Emem Idio YENAGOA—BAYELSA State Government, yesterday, assured indigenes and residents of one of the host communities to the Niger Delta University, NDU, Amassoma...

Thu May 24th, 2018     Read More →

Dickson to host Bayelsa Heroes Award dinner on Democracy Day

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BAYELSA State governor, Seriake Dickson, would be the Chief Host of the Bayelsa Heroes Award for Academic Excellence which would hold on the 29th May 2018 in the state. Dickson A statement by Mr....

Wed May 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Summit: Dickson commends Ohanaeze for upholding commitment for restructuring, Nigeria’s unity

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The Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, has commended the President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo as well as the governments and peoples of the South-East for the...

Wed May 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Catholic faithful protest nationwide as slain priests, 17 parishioners are interred

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By OUR REPORTERS Makurdi—As the Catholic Church yesterday buried the two priests and 17 parishioners killed by herdsmen at St. Ignatius Quasi Parish at Mbalom, Benue State, Catholic faithful...

Wed May 23rd, 2018     Read More →

3 killed as Bayelsa community clash with Police over varsity closure

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Opposition mobilised hoodlums—Bayelsa Govt By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—THREE persons were feared dead yesterday, at Amassoma in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State,...

Wed May 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Bayelsa govt condemns alleged hoodlums’ attack on NDU

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The Bayelsa state government has condemned the violence and attack on the state-owned Niger Delta University, NDU, Wilberforce Island, by some alleged hoodlums on Tuesday. Dickson In a statement...

Tue May 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Reforms spark protest in Bayelsa varsity town

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AMASSOMA- THE road leading to Amassoma community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area was last week shut down by protesters, mostly aged women, following the outcome of the reforms at the...

Tue May 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Restructuring doesn’t portend doom for Nigeria— Dickson

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By Ben Agande Kaduna—Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, yesterday in Kaduna, called on Nigerians to support the call for the restructuring of the country, saying it is the only way...

Tue May 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Consumers pay more for diesel, kerosene as oil price continues to rise in global market

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By Prince Okafor Globally, the International Oil Companies, IOCs and their indigenous counterparts are smiling to the banks as crude oil price hits the roof at $80 per barrel. The government of...

Tue May 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Show restraint in use of power, Dickson charges political leaders

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By Samuel Oyadongha GOVERNOR Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has urged the political class to show restraint in the use of power ahead of the 2019 general election. Seriake Dickson also called on...

Mon May 21st, 2018     Read More →

SPDC JV spends N14.85bn on GMoUs in Rivers State

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By Udeme Akpan A total of N14.86 billion has been invested by the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd, SPDC- operated Joint venture on Global Memorandum of Understanding, GMoU...

Mon May 21st, 2018     Read More →

Dickson engages Northern Govs, leaders on restructuring , fiscal federalism 

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The Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has, in line with his resolve to deepen the clamour for the restructuring of the country, intensified consultation with Governors and leaders of...

Mon May 21st, 2018     Read More →