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Public Service Reforms: Bayelsa seeks support from whistle blowers

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By Samuel Oyadongha & Emem Idio EKEREMOR—BAYELSA State Ggovernment has called for active participation of whistle blowers to support its efforts at sanitising the public service. This is...

Thu Jun 21st, 2018     Read More →

Jonathan hero of democracy in Nigeria —Atiku

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A former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has described former President Goodluck Jonathan as a hero of democracy in Nigeria. Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and ex-President...

Thu Jun 21st, 2018     Read More →

Okowa gets accolades as Dickson commissions projects in Delta State

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CHAIRMAN of South-South Governors’ Forum, Chief Seriake Dickson has commissioned multi-billion naira projects in Delta State, describing Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as prudent manager of...

Wed Jun 20th, 2018     Read More →

Atiku visits Dickson, seeks support on presidential ambition

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—FORMER Vice President Atiku Abubakar, yesterday stormed Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, to consult with Governor Seriake Dickson and the enlarged members of...

Wed Jun 20th, 2018     Read More →

Notorious Bayelsa gunrunner nabbed

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The Police Command in Bayelsa State said it has arrested a suspected gunrunner who sold an AK-47 riffle for N500,000 and a Berreta pistol for N250,000. DSP Asinim Butswat, spokesperson of the...

Wed Jun 20th, 2018     Read More →

Intersociety releases names of 150 pro-Biafra activists allegedly killed, wounded by Army

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By Chimaobi Nwaiwu NNEWI—INTERNATIONAL Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law, Intersociety yesterday, released the names of 150 pro-Biafra activists allegedly massacred by the...

Wed Jun 20th, 2018     Read More →

Military says SPDC flow station in Bayelsa not under attack

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The Joint Military Force on Tuesday described as false, a report that three soldiers and a suspected pirate died in a shootout at an oil flow station in Bayelsa at the weekend. Major Abdullahi...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Alleged N16.4m: Absence of Judge stalls trial of former I-G,Ehindero

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Abuja – The absence of an Abuja Federal High Court judge, Justice Silvanus Oriji, on Tuesday, staled the trial of former Inspector-General of Police Sunday Ehindero, and a former police...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

3 soldiers, pirate killed in Bayelsa shootout

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—ARMED men suspected to be sea pirates have reportedly killed three operatives of the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta exercise code-named Operation Delta Safe...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Gunmen rob, rape NYSC member in Bayelsa

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An unidentified female member of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, was reportedly raped by a gang of robbers in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. It was gathered that the hoodlums, who were engaged in...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Anniversary of June 12 presidential election (5)

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General Babangida again threw open the Presidential race and many showed interest. Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, GCFR (1937-1998) who lost his first wife, Alhaja Simbiat Atinuke Abiola...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

FG cautioned against sending more troops to Niger Delta

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By Festus Ahon ASABA—Movement for Nigerian Greatness, MNG, Monday, told the Federal Government to halt plans of deploying more troops to the Niger Delta region. Niger-Delta It also kicked...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Atiku visits Fayose, canvasses Support for PDP Candidate

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Former Vice President and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) frontline presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar, on Monday visited Ekiti State for a strategic review meeting with Governor Ayodele Fayose...

Mon Jun 18th, 2018     Read More →

Conduct integrity tests on pipelines, Bayelsa deputy gov charges SPDC

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA — DEPUTY Governor of Bayelsa State, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha Jonah (retd), has called on Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, to conduct an integrity test...

Mon Jun 18th, 2018     Read More →

Presidential Amnesty: N-Delta communities, ex-agitators celebrate new era as Dokubo unfolds fresh initiatives

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By Murphy Ganagana ABUJA—Kingsley Muturu is the Delta State chairman of second phase leaders of ex-agitators in the Presidential Amnesty Programme. A few months ago, he was disillusioned...

Sun Jun 17th, 2018     Read More →