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Senate deplores ‘empty’ embassies, gets ambassadorial nominees, others

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• Orders security chiefs to probe interstate travel breaches The absence of ambassadors in Nigeria’s embassies attracted the stern condemnation of the Senate yesterday. The lawmakers,...

Wed May 13th, 2020     Read More →

Popular Bayelsa blogger kidnapped in Yenagoa

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A popular news blogger and owner of Naijalivetv.com, Mienpamo Saint, was yesterday abducted at his home, off INEC road in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, by some unknown masked men. This incident occurred...

Sun May 10th, 2020     Read More →

Bayelsa extends stay-at-home order by one week

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• Authorises compulsory wearing of facemasks in public Following the expiration of the earlier directive, Governor Douye Diri yesterday extended the stay-at-home order in Bayelsa State by...

Tue May 5th, 2020     Read More →

Diri extends stay-at-home order in Bayelsa by one week

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Gov. Douye Diri of Bayelsa has extended the stay-at-home order in the state by another one week, with effect from Monday, May 4, 2020. This is contained in a statement by the acting Chief Press...

Mon May 4th, 2020     Read More →

Police arrest nine clerics for allegedly violating stay-at-home order in Bayelsa

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The Bayelsa Police Command has arrested nine pastors for allegedly violating the stay-at-home order imposed by the Governor Douye Diri administration to control the spread of the novel coronavirus...

Mon May 4th, 2020     Read More →

Lagos, Rivers, 10 others shut out as FG disburses N43b World Bank performance grant

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Reprieve has come the way of 24 states whose financial records have been adjudged by the World Bank as transparent. Accordingly, they are sharing a $120.6 million grant (about N43.416 billion)...

Thu Apr 30th, 2020     Read More →

NDDC alerts Nigerians on scammers offering fake agric loans

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The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has warned the public against activities of scammers offering non-existent agriculture cooperative loans in the name of the commission. Mr Charles...

Tue Apr 28th, 2020     Read More →

Taraba, Kebbi, Ebonyi, Bayelsa get COVID-19 index cases

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Taraba, Kebbi, Ebonyi and Bayelsa states have recorded their index cases to make Nigeria’s tally hit 1,273 incidents. The North East state’s six occurrences, which had been confirmed...

Tue Apr 28th, 2020     Read More →

PANDEF, Ijaw youths, others seek COVID-19 test centres in Niger Delta

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The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) and Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) have deplored the existence of only one coronavirus test centre in the entire South South geopolitical zone that had no fewer than...

Tue Apr 28th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 91 new cases of COVID-19, total infections now 1273

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Kindly Share This Story: By David Royal Nigeria on Sunday recorded 91 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the country’s total infections to 1273, according to the Nigeria Centre for...

Mon Apr 27th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 91 new coronavirus cases, total now 1273

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Nigeria’s coronavirus cases increased to 1273 on Sunday with a single-day discovery of 91 new cases confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. Lagos has the highest number of...

Mon Apr 27th, 2020     Read More →

Edo government imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew to check COVID-19 spread

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Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has ordered a dusk-to-dawn curfew effective April 20, 2020, prohibiting the movement of people throughout the state from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. as part of...

Wed Apr 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Diri presents 2020 Appropriation Bill to Bayelsa Assembly

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Sen. Douye Diri Bayelsa State Governor, Sen. Douye Diri, on Tuesday, presented an Appropriation Bill of N242.28 billion for the 2020 fiscal year to the Bayelsa House of Assembly. Presenting his...

Tue Apr 21st, 2020     Read More →

140 blood samples tested negative in Bayelsa, says task force

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The Bayelsa State Task Force on COVID-19 yesterday said that 140 blood samples sent to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)-approved laboratory in Edo State between March and April 2020...

Tue Apr 21st, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Bayelsa Taskforce says 140 blood samples sent to NCDC for March, April tested negative

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The Bayelsa State Taskforce on COVID-19 on Monday said that the 140 blood samples sent to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) approved laboratory in Edo, have all tested negative. The...

Mon Apr 20th, 2020     Read More →