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Court dismisses Justice Nganjiwa’s stay of proceedings application

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Justice Adedayo Akintoye of an Igbosere High Court, Lagos, on Friday dismissed Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa’s application seeking to stay proceedings in his trial over alleged corrupt...

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‘Monkeypox’ cases in Bayelsa rises to 13, patients responding to treatment- Health Commisioner

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The number of patients reported to be receiving treatment for the communicable monkey pox, which broke out in Yenagoa, has risen from 11 to 13, newsmen report. The 13 patients, including a...

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Infrastructural devt, not crocodile smile, needed in Niger Delta-Ijaw youths

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YENAGOA IJAW youths from the Niger Delta region have kicked against the decision of the Nigerian Military to commence the second phase of the security operation known as Operation Crocodile smile...

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Bayelsa govt uncovers N322m pay roll fraud in LGs

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By Emem Idio YENAGOA—Bayelsa State Government, yesterday, said it had uncovered over N322 million monthly payroll fraud in the eight local government areas of the state following a...

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Governors Wike, Dickson agree to deepen cooperation

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By Samuel Oyadongha Rivers State governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike and his Bayelsa State counterpart, Seriake Dickson, yesterday, agreed to deepen cooperation between their states to enhance rapid...

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Nigeria’s oil output, N7.44trn budget face new threat

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By Udeme Akpan There are strong indications that Nigeria’s oil output, and by extension the nation’s N7.44 trillion 2017 may be facing new threat as attacks on oil facilities gradually...

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Reps in rowdy session as 2 PDP members defect to APC

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By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA – The House of Representatives was thrown into a rowdy session, yesterday, following the defection of two Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, members to ruling All...

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NCDC confirms 12 suspected Monkey Pox cases in Bayelsa

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By Sola Ogundipe Nigerians have been urged to remain calm even as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, confirmed 12 cases of suspected Monkey Pox in Bayelsa State, with 32 close contacts...

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Wike hold closed-door meeting on security, regional integration

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA – Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike says he is not surprised with the massive development going on in Bayelsa State, a clear testimony to the performance of a...

Thu Oct 5th, 2017     Read More →

FG releases N100bn through sukuk bonds for 25 road projects

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The Federal Government on Wednesday in Abuja released N100 billion to road contractors to facilitate the construction and rehabilitation of 25 priority road projects across the six geopolitical...

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Partners enthusiastic as Edo State hosts female soccer fiesta

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…accommodation arrangement for players, officials finalised As the much awaited female soccer fiesta, Women Professional Football League Super (NWPL) four begins on Monday, in Benin City,...

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Alleged Harassment: Patience Jonathan files N2bn suit against EFCC

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…alleges threat to arrest her family members By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – Wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, has dragged the Economic and Financial Crimes...

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No cause for alarm over outbreak of “monkey pox” virus – Bayelsa Govt.

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Yenagoa – The Bayelsa Government on Thursday allayed fears of possible epidemic following the outbreak of a contagious viral disease called “monkey pox” in the state. A patient...

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Prevail on SPDC to pay outstanding debts, Dickson urges FG

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—BAYELSA State governor, Mr Seriake Dickson, has called on the Federal Government to prevail on Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, to pay its outstanding...

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10 infected, 49 under surveillance as Monkey Pox hits Bayelsa

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—FEAR, YENAGOA—FEAR, yesterdaygripped residents of Yenagoa, the capital of Bayelsa State, following an outbreak of viral epidemic known as Monkey Pox in the...

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