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Nigerians have declared zero tolerance for sexual violence – Dr. Princess Olufemi Kayode By Sola Ogundipe, Chioma Obinna&Gabriel Olawale

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The high incidence of rape, defilement and other forms of sexual violence in Nigeria has been a source of concern in recent times. For years, several incidents of rape and other forms of sexual...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

Brass, Nembe, Southern Ijaw communities slam oil firms over neglect

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Elders, women and youth leaders from various communities in Brass, Nembe and Southern Ijaw Local Government Areas of Bayelsa State have bemoaned their neglect by oil companies operating in their...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria Prison service to establish Borstal homes in Enugu, Bayelsa

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The Nigeria Prisons Service plans to establish Borstal homes in Enugu and Bayelsa States, to serve the South East and South regions of the country. When fully operational, the borstal homes will...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

Jonah, deputy governor joins race By Dirisu Yakubu

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ABUJA- Deputy Governor of Bayelsa state, John Jonah yesterday obtained his Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms to contest the governorship primaries of the People Democratic Party, PDP,...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

Bayelsa needs a devt – oriented governor — Lokpobiri By Samuel Oyadongha

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A GOVERNORSHIP Aspirant on the plank of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, says Bayelsans are prepared to have a governor who will work to attract...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

What we ‘re doing to ensure credible poll, by Udo-Tom, REC By Olayinka Ajayi

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BAYELSA State Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Pastor Monday Udo-Tom, has assured of the determination of the the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct credible...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

We’ll build modular refinery, create jobs — Agbedi By Dirisu Yakubu

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AHEAD of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa state, an aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Fred Agbedi, has promised to take advantage of the...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

I want to turn Bayelsa to Dubai, Singapore of Nigeria — Igali By Gabriel Ewepu

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ONE of the governorship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Amb. Godknows Igali, in an interview with Vanguard spoke among others on how he will consolidate on the achievements of...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

Bayelsa guber: IYC commends Dickson for being neutral to aspirants

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The Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, has commended the Governor of Bayelsa State, the Honorable Henry Seriake Dickson, for creating a level playing ground for all aspirants to pursue their ambitions to...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

I ‘ll make human capital, infrastructural devt my focus — Okoya

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Similarly, a former Commissioner in the state, Architect Reuben Okoya who also obtained his Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms said if given the mandate, his administration would focus on...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

Bayelsa oil communities reject oil companies’ MoU, say it’s fraudulent

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The oil-bearing communities in the Nembe Council Area of Bayelsa have described as fraudulent the Global Memorandum of Understanding (GMoU) drawn by the International Oil Companies (IOCs)...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

Server controversy : INEC boss lied on oath – Timi Frank ...Commends Reno, wants more Nigerians come with evidences

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A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has called on more Nigerians to come up with more credible evidence...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

Ruga is an abomination, should be withdrawn not suspended — Clark

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•Says INEC must be in charge of security to guarantee free and fair elections Elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark is famous for speaking truth to power. Highly respected for his views on...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

How to guarantee non-violent guber polls in Bayelsa—Jonathan, Igali, Alaibe, Osaisai

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By Emma Amaize, Sam Oyadongha & Emem Idio YENAGOA—FORMER President Goodluck Jonathan and three governorship aspirants in Bayelsa State— former Federal Permanent Secretary,...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria’s public debt now N24.9trn — DMO

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By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief, Yinka Kolawole, Dirisu Yakubu & Naomi Uzor ABUJA — The nation’s publicdebt stood at N24.947 trillion ($81.274 billion) at the end of March, this...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →