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Nigeria Air has immense economic potential for Nigeria — economist

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The newly unveiled National Carrier, Nigeria Air has the potential to boost the nation’s economy if professionally managed, expert says. Prof. Hassan Oaikhenan of the Economics and...

Fri Jul 20th, 2018     Read More →

Reps move to probe proceeds of oil field licences

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oil field By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA—THE House of Representatives yesterday moved to probe the process and financial proceeds from licensing of Nigeria’s marginal oil fields. This came...

Fri Jul 20th, 2018     Read More →

Firm denies criminal allegations by lawmakers

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ABUJA—Chairman of a security firm, Darlon Security and Guards, an oil and gas taskforce, Hon. Levi Wilson, yesterday, reacted to criminal allegations levied by the Bayelsa State House of...

Fri Jul 20th, 2018     Read More →

2019: PDP in ecstatic mood for Saraki, Tambuwal, Ortom, Fatai, others

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-The mood at Wadata, the edifice housing the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday was that of excitement owing to what a source described as the imminent defection of...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

Why can’t we vote by text? – Ben Murray-Bruce ‏

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Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, senator representing Bayelsa east, has asked if Nigerians cannot vote by text? The senator on his Twitter handle said that to end vote buying as was widely reported in...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

Reps probe CBN over black marketing of mint naira notes

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA— The House of Representatives, yesterday, at plenary, mandated its Committee on Banking and Currency to investigate the alleged black-marketing of mint naira...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

Security contracts: Bayelsa APC accuses Dickson of intimidating party chieftains

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By Emem Idio YENAGOA— BAYELSA State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has accused Governor Seriake Dickson of intimidating chieftains of the party in the state and contractors to...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

‘Bayelsa Assembly’s resolution to checkmate security firm in state’s interest’

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—A lawmaker in Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Colonel Bernard Kenebai (retd) yesterday, insisted that the resolution of the Assembly to checkmate the activities ...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Planned pro-restructuring rally : South, M-Belt leaders blast FG for aborting Benue trip

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•Makurdi airport a military facility ,says NAF spokesman, AVM Adesanya ABUJA—There was drama at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, yesterday, as leaders under the aegis...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

Terminate human capacity contracts to PAP vendors, ex-militants urge Dokubo

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By Emma Amaize WARRI—EX-MILITANT leaders drawn from Ondo, Edo, Delta and Bayelsa States have called on the Presidential Adviser on Niger Delta and Chairman, Presidential Amnesty Programme,...

Mon Jul 16th, 2018     Read More →

Ooni calls for peaceful co-existence among Nigerians

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Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ile-ife—THE Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has called for unity and peaceful coexistence among Nigerians, irrespective of their tribe, language...

Mon Jul 16th, 2018     Read More →

Security outfit denies Bayelsa Assembly’s allegations of criminal acts

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—AN indigenous firm, Darlon Security and Guards, has faulted a resolution passed by the Bayelsa State House of Assembly in which the company was accused of...

Mon Jul 16th, 2018     Read More →

ISSUES WITH PVC: If machine is unable to read your card, you are not disenfranchised— Prof. Yakubu, INEC boss

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As the 2019 general elections inch closer, palpable anxiety persists in many quarters about the credibility of the polls to be conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Of...

Sun Jul 15th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari’s quest for a peaceful Niger Delta

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•Traditional rulers, key stakeholders parley with an Amnesty Programme in Lagos to move oil region forward •Pledge support for FG Niger Delta leaders in a group photograph with Special...

Sun Jul 15th, 2018     Read More →

Crime: Traditional rulers, others pledge more support to police operations in Bayelsa

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Some stakeholders in Nembe, Bayelsa State have pledged more support to the operations of Nigeria Police Force in the area, stating that all hands must be on deck in crime control and prevention...

Sat Jul 14th, 2018     Read More →