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Way out of fuel crisis: Payment of N800b subsidy arrears on the cards

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THE Federal Government is considering payment of N800 billion fuel subsidy arrears to oil marketers, provision of tax holidays and other incentives as part of measures targeted at ending the...

Thu Jan 4th, 2018     Read More →

FG has not treated Ijaw people fairly- Clark

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THE Ijaw National Leader, Chief Edwin Clark, Wednesday said the Federal Government has been unfair to the Ijaw ethnic nationality of the Niger Delta. Bayelsa State governor Seriake Dickson with...

Wed Jan 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Dickson urges Bayelsa youths to shun cultism

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Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa on Wednesday advised youths of the state to resist the temptation of joining cult groups. The Governor gave the advice, while addressing youths at the Oxbow Lake...

Wed Jan 3rd, 2018     Read More →

2 die in rival gangs clash in Bayelsa

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Residents of Ondewari, a coastal settlement in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa have fled the area following clashes between rival gangs in which two persons were reported dead. Most...

Tue Jan 2nd, 2018     Read More →

2 die, residents observe New Year in bushes as rival gangs clash in Bayelsa

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Yenagoa – Residents of Ondewari, a coastal settlement in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa have fled the area following clashes between rival gangs in which two persons were...

Tue Jan 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Wrestling: Mercy Genesis makes top 20 in UWW’s female 48kg ranking

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Ibadan – Nigeria’s female 48kg wrestler Mercy Genesis is now number one in Africa following the January ranking released by the United World Wrestling (UWW). Mercy Genesis TGenesis, an...

Tue Jan 2nd, 2018     Read More →

2018, year of hope for Nigerians —Dickson

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By Samuel Oyadongha BAYELSA State governor, Mr. Seriake Dickson, has described 2018 as a year of hope and revival for Nigerians in all spheres of national life, especially in the areas of security...

Tue Jan 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Oil communities in Ondo fault NDDC’s lopsided appointments

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By Dayo Johnson Akure—OIL Producing Communities in Ondo State, at the weekend, kicked against alleged lopsidedness in the distribution of top management positions in the Niger Delta...

Tue Jan 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Benue Braves dethrone “Experience” as Mark d’Ball basketball champions

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Otukpo (Benue) – “Blame it on Experience” basketball team of Otukpo have been dethroned as Mark d’Ball basketball champions. Basketball They lost the crown after losing...

Mon Jan 1st, 2018     Read More →

Personality of The Year: The burden of making nominations

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PROLOGUE By Jide Ajani IT happened again between October and December last year. With no no-go areas, you would expect the arguments and debates by members of Vanguard Board of Editors to be very...

Mon Jan 1st, 2018     Read More →

Fuel scarcity caused by blackmailers – Buhari

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…Vows to deal with those behind Christmas fuel scarcity …Says Nigeria’s problems not about structure, but process By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA —President Muhammadu Buhari,...

Mon Jan 1st, 2018     Read More →

Dickson: Leading Bayelsa with fairness, transparency

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By Gbenga Oke FOR Governor Seriake Dickson, coming into office as Governor of Bayelsa State in 2012 was not the best of times as it was a tumultuous moment to lead a state that was bedridden with...

Mon Jan 1st, 2018     Read More →

Delta monarch to Okowa: Address Bomadi power outage, others

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HRM Godspower Oporomo, the Taraeza I, Pere of Kerebiri-Mein Kingdom, has again pleaded with Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State to address the over two years power outage in his kingdom and the...

Mon Jan 1st, 2018     Read More →

2017, most difficult year for Nigerians — NLC, TUC

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…President already acknowledged it—Presidency By Victor Ahiuma-Young & Johnbosco Agbakwuru LAGOS—ORGANISED Labour, yesterday, declared 2017 as the most difficult year for...

Mon Jan 1st, 2018     Read More →

Tonye Graham-Douglas: A life in quest of development

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PERHAPS, if the Federal Government he served four times as minister had listened to him and taken his proposals as road-map for the development of the Niger-Delta region, and indeed, other parts...

Mon Jan 1st, 2018     Read More →