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Niger Delta: Ndoma-Egba, NDSP to explore areas of synergy

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The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has expressed its willingness to develop a workable framework for partnership with the Niger Delta Support Programme (NDSP). Senator Victor Ndoma...

Fri Jan 12th, 2018     Read More →

Nigerian Navy appoints 3 new Flag Officers

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The Nigerian Navy has announced the appointment of 3 new Flag Officers Commanding (FOCs). They are Rear Admiral Akinjide Akinrinade for the Logistics Command, Oghara, Delta State, Rear Admiral...

Fri Jan 12th, 2018     Read More →

JTF nabs suspected killers of four soldiers, kidnap of 4 Britons in N/Delta

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The Joint Task Force (JTF) deployed to the Niger Delta on Friday said it had arrested a notorious suspected militant, Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo a.k.a ‘Karowei’, who in Oct. 13, 2017,...

Fri Jan 12th, 2018     Read More →

TOP NDDC positions: Ondo kicks against marginalisation

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THE Niger-Delta Development Commission, NDDC, was established 18 years ago with the sole mandate of developing the oil-rich Niger-Delta region of Nigeria. Its mission is to facilitate the rapid,...

Fri Jan 12th, 2018     Read More →

Red Squad carried out Omoku massacre over Don Waney’s mother’s arrest —Suspect

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—One of the suspects in the New Year killing of worshippers at Omoku, Rivers State, disclosed, yesterday, that they carried out the killings to avenge the arrest and...

Fri Jan 12th, 2018     Read More →

Kareowei, Bayelsa criminal who beheaded DSS operative, nabbed

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By Emma Amaize, Samuel Oyadongha, Perez Brisibe, Emma Una & Chancel Sunday BOMADI—THE infamous Bayelsa State bandit and kidnap kingpin, Kareowei, pursued to Delta State by the Joint Task...

Fri Jan 12th, 2018     Read More →

Bayelsa enterprise agency wins 2017 World SME award

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The Bayelsa State Microfinance and Enterprise Development Agency has gained international recognition by bagging the 2017 World SME Excellence Award. The global award was bestowed on the agency at...

Thu Jan 11th, 2018     Read More →

Soldiers chase militant leader from Bayelsa to Delta

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By Emma Amaize, Perez Brisibe & Chancel Sunday BOMADI— MILITANT leader, Kareowei, suspected to have killed about four soldiers recently, fled Ndoro community in Bayelsa State allegedly...

Thu Jan 11th, 2018     Read More →

Experiential marketing to grow more in 2018 – Practitioners

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Marketing professionals have projected upsurge in the growth of experiential marketing segment of the Integrated Marketing Communications, IMC industry in Nigeria in 2018 as clients will seek...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

Dickson tasks Ijaw on unity

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA— GOVERNOR Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, has called on all Ijaws to support the ongoing reconciliation efforts to strengthen the two umbrella organisations in...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

Arrest culprits, don’t destroy Bayelsa community, IYC tells military

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As soldiers allegedly burn 50 houses By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA— THE Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, worldwide, yesterday, claimed the military searching for suspected criminals, who killed a...

Tue Jan 9th, 2018     Read More →

N603m fraud: NABDA boss, Ogbadu, has case to answer — EFCC

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By Soni Daniel Abuja —The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, countered its October 24, 2017 open letter clearing the Director-General of National Biotechnology...

Tue Jan 9th, 2018     Read More →

Ijaws give Dickson ultimatum to pay teachers’ salaries

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By Elizabeth Uwandu Ijaw Monitoring Group has described last week’s threat by Nigeria Union of Teachers in Bayelsa State to abort this week’s resumption of primary and secondary...

Tue Jan 9th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria Content Devt Board staff kidnapped in Bayelsa

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—THE Police in Bayelsa State have confirmed the abduction of an accountant with the Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board, NCDMB, Chief Numudogio Micah, by...

Tue Jan 9th, 2018     Read More →

Fuel scarcity: NNPC to fix refineries in 18 months — C’ttee report

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Oil marketers to get foreign exchange, import fuel DPR, customs, others to monitor distribution FG to settle N800bn subsidy debt By Udeme Akpan, Victor Ahiuma-Young & Demola Akinyemi...

Mon Jan 8th, 2018     Read More →