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Flooding: Bayelsa shuts down schools

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The Bayelsa State Government has directed immediate closure of all schools in the state as a precautionary measure to avoid loss of lives in the current flooding in the state. Dickson The decision...

Sun Sep 30th, 2018     Read More →

150,000 persons displaced by flood in Bayelsa- NEMA

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No fewer than 150,000 persons have been displaced by flood in Bayelsa, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Sunday disclosed. Mr Yakubu Suleiman, Co-ordinator, Emergency Operation...

Sun Sep 30th, 2018     Read More →

‘We experience this on yearly basis but this year’s episode is overwhelming!’

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•Anambra: 45 churches sacked; schools, markets evacuated; submerged crops prematurely harvested •Kwara: Living inside water •Adamawa overrun •Expect more heavy rains, high...

Sun Sep 30th, 2018     Read More →

Hurdles for aspirants as APC holds primaries tomorrow

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…How they stand in their states By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA: The All Progressives Congress APC earlier last week revised its timetable for the conduct of its primaries but not a few stakeholders...

Sat Sep 29th, 2018     Read More →

APC Guber Primaries:  How the candidates stand

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By Omeiza Ajayi No fewer than 29 states will on Sunday take part in the governorship primary election of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC to pick gubernatorial candidates for the next...

Sat Sep 29th, 2018     Read More →

Three Crowns Mum of the Year 2018 enters voting stage

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…Train criss-crosses Nigeria By Nkiruka Nnorom Three Crowns Milk Mum of the Year (MOTY) 2018 has now entered the voting stage. Ten fit, smart and super cool mums have already made it to...

Fri Sep 28th, 2018     Read More →

2 whistle blowers arrested for alleged false information against bank MD

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The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property has arrested two whistle blowers for allegedly misleading it with false information. The suspects on parade Whistle...

Fri Sep 28th, 2018     Read More →

NAF deploys special forces to enhance security operations in Bayelsa

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By Emem Idio THE Nigerian Air Force ,NAF, has deployed Special Forces to Bayelsa as part of its efforts to enhanced the security of lives and property in the Niger-Delta region. Nigerian Air...

Fri Sep 28th, 2018     Read More →

Strike’ll affect payment of salaries, FG warns

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By Our Reporters •Stranded Commuters as NURTW joins strike at Iyana-Ipaja, Lagos. Photo: Bunmi Azeez LAGOS—Commercial activities in some states of the federation were grounded,...

Fri Sep 28th, 2018     Read More →

Flood: Epidemic looms in Bayelsa, Edo communities

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By Emma Amaize, Samuel Oyadongha, Festus Ahon, Gabriel Enogholase & Ochuko Akuopha There are fears of epidemic in Ijaw riverine communities sacked by flood in Edo and Bayelsa states,...

Fri Sep 28th, 2018     Read More →

Police restore normalcy to Brass Island after cult clash

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The Police Command in Bayelsa says it has restored normalcy to Brass Island, after violence erupted in the area, from a clash between two cult groups earlier in the day. Police The Police Public...

Thu Sep 27th, 2018     Read More →

PDP decries alleged violent attacks in Bayelsa community

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.. It’s a cult clash, not political-Police By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA- THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, stakeholders in Brass local government area of Bayelsa State have decried the...

Thu Sep 27th, 2018     Read More →

Bayelsa seeks Customs’ partnership on  cargo airport

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By Emem Idio YENAGOA—BAYELSA State Government has solicited the partnership and services of the Nigeria Customs Services, NCS, to ensure smooth operational take off of the state-owned...

Thu Sep 27th, 2018     Read More →

Recall of Paris Club refund: Govs resolve to use fund to offset salaries

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—FOLLOWING the order from the Federal Government to recall the second tranche of London and Paris Club refunds disbursed to five states, amounting to about $2.7 billion,...

Thu Sep 27th, 2018     Read More →

ASUU warns about imminent strike

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By Dayo Adesulu Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU has warned that if the Federal Government fails to honour its agreement that led to the suspension of 2017 strike, it will proceed on...

Thu Sep 27th, 2018     Read More →