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N’Delta leaders draw battle line in Uyo

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Give parties/presidential candidates Dec 31 deadline on restructuring FG terrorizing us over restructuring – Gov Emmanuel By Emma Amaize, Editor, South-South, Harris-Okon Emmanuel &...

Sat Dec 8th, 2018     Read More →

2019: We are dissatisfied with INEC’s preparation – Afenifere

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By Samuel Oyadongha, Yenagoa THE pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere has expressed dissatisfaction with the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) level of preparedness to...

Sat Dec 8th, 2018     Read More →

Jonathan, Gana, Others Pay Tributes to Dickson’s Mother

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By Samuel Oyadongha, YENAGOA FORMER President, Goodluck Jonathan, one-time Minister of Information, Prof Jerry Gana, the Chairman of the Bayelsa State Council of Traditional Rulers and first...

Fri Dec 7th, 2018     Read More →

Bayelsa to punish perpetrators of 2015 electoral violence

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA— BAYELSA State Executive Council has vowed to ensure that sponsors and perpetrators of electoral violence in the state are made to face the full weight of the...

Fri Dec 7th, 2018     Read More →

JTF frees 7 kidnap victims, destroys 436 illegal refineries

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The Joint Military Taskforce, JTF, code-named Operation Delta Safe, said, yesterday, that it freed seven kidnapped oil workers of a multi-national firm. Kidnap Sniper causes respiratory paralyses,...

Fri Dec 7th, 2018     Read More →

Curse of oil: Time to return to agriculture

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By Zayyan Gwandu, Taremi Zuokumor & Maryam Zakari THE good old days are certainly gone when groundnut grown in Northern Nigeria was a major contributor to the national economy. The famous...

Fri Dec 7th, 2018     Read More →

Dickson cautions new CP against compromising

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By Emem Idio YENAGOA—GOVERNOR Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has called on the Nigeria Police Force not to succumb to the desire of political class to politicise the nation’s...

Thu Dec 6th, 2018     Read More →

APC’s bad governance’s cost Nigeria 12m jobs – Atiku

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By Ola Ajayi, Ibadan THE Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has said that the bad governance of the All Progressives...

Thu Dec 6th, 2018     Read More →

Local companies now bid for crude oil term contracts – NNPC

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, yesterday, committed to growing local content in the oil and gas industry from...

Thu Dec 6th, 2018     Read More →

Dickson warns against cheating Bayelsa in oil, gas deals

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By Samuel Oyadongha GOVERNOR Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has decried practices that deprive the state of its interests and benefits in oil and gas deals. Dickson spoke while declaring open...

Thu Dec 6th, 2018     Read More →

Dickson warns against shortchanging Bayelsa in oil, gas deals

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The Bayelsa State Governor, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson, has warned against actions and practices which, according to him, deprive the state of its benefits in oil and gas...

Wed Dec 5th, 2018     Read More →

Atiku’s policy document: A litany of poor imitations, empty promises

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The release of the much-publicised Policy Document by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the PDP was an anti-climax as it was full of vague promises without any substance...

Wed Dec 5th, 2018     Read More →

Lagos: What we must do to certify PDP dead – Hamzat

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By Boluwaji Obahopo, Lokoja Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, All Progressives Congress Deputy Governorship candidate in Lagos State, has cautioned members of the party in the state, especially in Alimosho not...

Wed Dec 5th, 2018     Read More →

Recruitment: PSC receives 21, 878 applications in 5 days

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The Police Service Commission (PSC) said it had received 21,878 applications towards the recruitment of 10,000 Constables into the Nigeria Police Force. Police A statement by the...

Tue Dec 4th, 2018     Read More →

Local content faces new threat as oil price hovers at $59 per barrel

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…Stakeholders meet in Yenagoa this week By Udeme Akpan, Sebastine Obasi Stakeholders in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry were pleased in October, when crude oil price rose from $70.00 to...

Tue Dec 4th, 2018     Read More →