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Rights group calls for service chiefs’ removal over herdsmen killings

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Service Chiefs By Festus Ahon YENAGOA—Bayelsa State branch of Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, has called for the removal of service chiefs and a total overhauling of the nation’s...

Tue Jul 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Gov Dickson stimulates Alamieyeseigha’s kinsmen with airport project

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By Samuel Oyadongha AMASSOMA-RESIDENTS of Amassoma, the university town in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, and country home of former Governor-General of Ijaw nation, the late...

Mon Jul 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Nnamdi Kanu kept on a Nigerian naval warship in Bayelsa – Fani-Kayode

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Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has said that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is being kept on a Nigerian naval warship far off the coast of Bayelsa. Fani-Kayode made...

Mon Jul 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Killings: Bayelsa CLO calls for the removal of service chiefs

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By Emem Idio YENAGOA-THE Bayelsa state branch of the Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, has called for the removal of the service chiefs and a total overhauling of the nation’s security...

Mon Jul 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Bayelsa to sign GMoU with Shell on Gbarain/Ubie Gas plant

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Dickson By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—BAYELSA State Government is to sign a Global Memorandum of Understanding with Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, on the multi-billion naira...

Mon Jul 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Group tasks SPDC on relief materials to spill affected communities

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The leadership of Iduwini National Movement for Peace and Development (INMPD) is calling on SPDC to change their deteriorating pipelines, as well as to provide more relief materials to the spill...

Sat Jun 30th, 2018     Read More →

UN’s response, AI’s report vindicates Saraki, Dogara – Frank

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Less than 24 hours an All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain and immediate past deputy National Publicity Secretary of the party, Timi Frank dragged President Muhammadu Buhari to United Nations...

Sat Jun 30th, 2018     Read More →

Jos killings: Govs call for prosecution of attackers, to meet with service chiefs

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—Governors of the 36 states of the federation have called on the Federal Government to arrest and prosecute those behind the incessant...

Fri Jun 29th, 2018     Read More →

Plateau killings: Stop crocodile tears – Presidency tells PDP

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The Presidency has advised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to stop what it described as “crocodile tears’’ over sad and unfortunate killings in Plateau over the weekend. Mr...

Thu Jun 28th, 2018     Read More →

Plateau massacre: Presidency releases ‘checklist’ of killings under PDP

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…Says opposition party shading crocodile tears for declaring 7-days mourning By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – FOR daring to declare a seven day mourning over the recent killings of over...

Thu Jun 28th, 2018     Read More →

Going! Going!! Going!!! — Ikogosi hot spring project must not die

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Before the advent of the missionaries in Ekiti, we were told stories of the mythical goddess of Ikogosi where hot and cold water ooze out from the same source and at the same time. The natives...

Thu Jun 28th, 2018     Read More →

Plateau massacre: PANDEF blasts Miyetti Allah

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By Emma Amaize ASABA—Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, has condemned the boastful statement by Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, that rampaging herdsmen massacred...

Thu Jun 28th, 2018     Read More →

Int’l community concerned about violence, election in Nigeria —Irish Envoy

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Hoy By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—THE Ambassador of Ireland, Mr. Sean Hoy, yesterday, said that the international community, practically the European Union, EU, was concerned about the...

Thu Jun 28th, 2018     Read More →

AITEO emerges triple winner at the Guardian oil, gas awards

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Nigerian energy giant, Aiteo group has emerged winner in three different categories at the Guardian Oil & Gas Roundtable and Awards, held on June 23, 2018 at the Eko Hotel & Suites,...

Wed Jun 27th, 2018     Read More →

Youth candidates: Promoting competence over hype

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Nigerian youth…set to challenge the status quo By Tabia Princewill WE are easily taken in by trends and “hype” in this country, rarely do we stop to examine things to see what...

Wed Jun 27th, 2018     Read More →