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BAYELSA 2020: Contenders and pretenders for Dickson’s job

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By Samuel Oyadongha The confirmation that the next governorship poll in Bayelsa will hold on November 2, this year, by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has sparked off...

Fri Apr 19th, 2019     Read More →

Soft spots

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By Donu Kogbara THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has just presented a certificate of return to Barrister Nyesom Wike. INEC National Commissioner, supervising Edo, Bayelsa and...

Fri Apr 19th, 2019     Read More →

‘Bayelsa Airport to commence commercial flights in two months’

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Bayelsa Airport to commence commercial By Samuel Oyadongha Bayelsa Airport– BAYELSA State-owned newly built International Cargo/Passenger Airport is to commence commercial flight operations...

Thu Apr 18th, 2019     Read More →

Dickson gets thumbs up as Restoration Starlets jet off to Cape Verde

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Organisers of the Governor Seriake Dickson Football Tournament, otherwise known as the ‘Restoration Cup’, have expressed their gratitude to the Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake...

Thu Apr 18th, 2019     Read More →

ProtectTheGirl Child campaign: Providing adequate access to justice, our mission — Philanthropist

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Young, bold, and resilient are words that best describe one of Nigeria rising lawyer, business and philanthropy enigma, Moses Oruaze Dickson, the Managing Solicitor of TRIAX Solicitors with great...

Thu Apr 18th, 2019     Read More →

Fayemi wins as Supreme Court dismisses Oni’s appeal

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…My victory, an opportunity to move Ekiti forward — Gov …Says he has no grudge against Segun Oni By Ikechukwu Nnochiri & Rotimi Ojomoyela ABUJA—THE Supreme Court,...

Thu Apr 18th, 2019     Read More →

Bayelsa elders intervene, receive committee report on IYC central crisis

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Bayelsa Elders under the aegis of the Ijaw Youths Elders’ Advisory Council, have intervened and halted a possible violent confrontation among Ijaw youths in the Central Zone after the...

Thu Apr 18th, 2019     Read More →

Over 59m Nigerians work in MSMEs sector — SMEDAN

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By Yinka Kolawole The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) sector offers more than 59 million jobs in Nigeria, the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN) has said. Deputy...

Thu Apr 18th, 2019     Read More →

2019 polls: Buhari tackles Atiku, says I always defeated him in every election

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…queries powers of tribunal to order fresh election …says I don’t only possess SSCE, also rose to top of my military career By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – President...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Senate rejects bill to phase out petrol cars, adopt electric ones

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By Anthony Ogbonna The Nigerian senate, during plenary on Wednesday, rejected a bill seeking to phase out the use of petrol-powered cars in Nigeria and adopt those powered by electricity....

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Soldiers apprehend kidnappers, rescue hostages in Ondo

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The 32 Artillery Brigade, Akure, says its troops deployed in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State have apprehended five kidnappers said to have been terrorising people of the area. This was...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

SOAN to access N1.26tn NCDMB ship expansion fund

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By Godfrey Bivbere The Ship Owners Association of Nigeria, SOAN is positioning itself to access an N1.26 trillion ($3.5 billion) funds for ship expansion by the National Content Development and...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Bayelsa guber: PDP warns members against anti-party activities

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By Samuel Oyadongha The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Bayelsa State has called on its members to shun any act capable of robbing the party of victory in the governorship election slated...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Petroleum Prices: Fuel remains steady as kerosene, diesel climb

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….As Anambra, others sell kerosene above N326/litre By Prince Okafor The Average price paid by consumers for premium motor spirit, PMS, popularly known as petrol, remains steady, as the...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Resist intimidation, inducement during guber poll, Dickson tells corp members

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…urges those posted to riverine areas to always use safety jacket Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA —GOVERNOR Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has charged corps members serving in the state not...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →