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Protest rocks Bayelsa varsity community

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By Emem Idio ….Protesters are above retirement age —State govt YENAGOA—WOMEN yesterday took to the streets of the university community of Amassoma, Southern Ijaw Local Government...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

Ex-militants protest disengagement by Amnesty office

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A Group of ex-agitators, who were beneficiaries of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), held a peaceful protest at the Amnesty Office, Abuja, over their disengagement by the Coordinator,...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

Boro’s Anniversary: IYC seeks political space for Ijaw

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By Samuel Oyadongha KAIAMA—IJAW Youth Council, IYC, worldwide, has called for political space for the Ijaw people of Nigeria for them to express their political aspirations freely without...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

Emulate Isaac Boroh, Bayelsa govt tells Ijaw leaders

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The Bayelsa State Government has challenged Ijaw leaders to emulate the ideals of the late Ijaw Freedom icon, Major Jasper Isaac Adaka Boroh. Dickson The Commissioner for Information and...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

Ibori, Okowa, Dickson, others to honour Darah at 70

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Nigerians from all walks of life will today gather at the Conference Centre of the Petroleum Training Institute, PTI, Effurun, Delta State, to honour one of Nigeria’s most enduring scholars...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

Okowa lauds commencement of academic activities at maritime university

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DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has described the commencement of academic activities at the Maritime University, Okerenkoko, as good omen that will consolidate the existing peace...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

Aregbesola lied: Jonathan has no hand in his failed administration

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By Ikechukwu Eze My attention has been drawn to a news item in which Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, was quoted to have blamed his underperformance in office on the Peoples Democratic Party...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

Gas flaring: Why NNPC should act fast

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The NNPC boss explained that to end gas flaring in future, all companies must submit Field Development Plans, FDPs, to the industry regulator, the Department Petroleum Resources, DPR, which must...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

Gunmen attack Nigerian Air Force helipad in Yenagoa, kill Airman

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By Kingsley Omonobi Abuja—The Nigerian Air Force headquarters has said that its helicopter landing site (Helipad) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State was attacked by unknown gunmen on Sunday. The Air...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

Shell supplies gas to 90 industries, targets Bayelsa, Ondo, others in 2018

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Shell Nigeria Gas, SNG has supplied gas to 90 industries in order to reduce gas flaring and enhance industrialisation in Nigeria. The Country chair of Shell companies in Nigeria and Managing...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

Excitement in Bayelsa community as work progresses on collapsed bridge

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By Samuel Oyadongha IMIRINGI —Work on the reconstruction of the collapsed Imiringi community bridge in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State has reached advanced stage sparking hope...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

JOHESU’s demands selfish —Bayelsa NMA

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By Gab Ejuwa YENAGOA—Chairman of Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, Bayelsa State chapter, Dr Keme Pondei, has described as ‘selfish’ the demands by Joint Health Sector Unions,...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

NAF investigate attack on facility in Bayelsa

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA NIGERIAN Airforce has launched investigation into the Sunday attack on its helipad at Igbogene in the outskirts of Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital in which an...

Mon May 14th, 2018     Read More →

Gunmen attack NAF Helipad in Yenagoa, airman killed

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Monday said that gunmen had attacked the guard post at the NAF Helipad at Igbodene in Yenagoa, Bayelsa, killing an airman. The attack appears to be a resuscitation...

Mon May 14th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Gunmen attack Nigerian Airforce helipad in Yenagoa, kill airman

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By: Kingsley Omonobi Abuja – The Nigerian Airforce headquarters has said that its helicopter landing site (Helipad) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State was attacked by unknown gunmen on Sunday. The...

Mon May 14th, 2018     Read More →