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Cult leader in gun battle with police in Bayelsa

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Yenaga – The Police Command in Bayelsa on Wednesday said it had arrested a suspected cult leader who reportedly opened fire and shot a policeman on his trail on April 30. •Some of the...

Wed May 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Jonathan urges Buhari, other African leaders to pay attention to manpower devt through quality education, training

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Former President Jonathan has advised African nations, especially those producing oil and gas, to establish a local content policy as a means of fast-tracking the development of local technology,...

Wed May 2nd, 2018     Read More →

PDP laments killings In Adamawa, Bayelsa

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as “extremely wicked,” the horrible killing of worshippers in a bomb blast on Tuesday at a mosque and...

Wed May 2nd, 2018     Read More →

May Day: Labour has failed Nigerians —Wike

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By Samuel Oyadongha, Simon Ebegbulem, Egufe Yafugborhi, Harris-Okon Emmanuel & Chioma Onuegbu Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, has said that labour has failed Nigerians by refusing to act...

Wed May 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Academia must synergize with industry to close skill gap — IT Experts

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Stakeholders in the Information and Technology industry have called for closer collaboration between the academia and the industry as 93 percent gap exists in Nigeria’s IT sector and can...

Wed May 2nd, 2018     Read More →

APC chair: Johnny rallies support for Oshiomohle

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By Jimoh Babatunde A chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, Chief Micheal Johnny, has that a national chairmanship candidate of the party and former governor of Edo State,...

Wed May 2nd, 2018     Read More →

No taxation, no representation: Can you demand what you haven’t contributed to build?

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PROFIT making in Nigeria is almost entirely based on skirting the rules and very few realise their business model is precariously constructed upon a small mountain of illegalities. Such...

Wed May 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Gunmen kill Bayelsa gov’s aide

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By Samuel Oyadongha GUNMEN suspected to be assassins have reportedly shot dead Mr Okoringa Ebikimi, Special Adviser to Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State. According to sources, the deceased...

Wed May 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Gunmen kill Seriake Dickson’s aide

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Yenagoa – Gunmen have shot dead Mr Ebikimi Okoringa, a newly appointed Special Adviser to Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa. A community leader, who preferred anonymity, told the News Agency...

Tue May 1st, 2018     Read More →

May Day : Labour backs Dickson over Bayelsa Civil Service Reforms

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA – WORKERS in Bayelsa State Tuesday marked the May Day celebration in Yenagoa with a declaration of support for the ongoing Civil Service reforms embarked upon by...

Tue May 1st, 2018     Read More →

NCDMB, NNPC to use one approval desk for oil projects 

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The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will before the end of 2018 start using a one-stop shop arrangementfor...

Tue May 1st, 2018     Read More →

Uneasy calm in Bayelsa APC over alleged zoning of positions

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By Samuel Oyadongha & Emem Idio YENAGOA—ALL is not well within the fold of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State following the alleged decision of some party chieftains to...

Tue May 1st, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria: The imperative of strategic change

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By Pawan Budhwer An assessment of the current socio-economic landscape in Nigeria will reveal rising inflation, weak growth, declining consumer demand, high-interest rates, and organizations...

Mon Apr 30th, 2018     Read More →

Why Bayelsa performed poorly in 2017 vaccination programme – Agency

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The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) on Monday said that Bayelsa performed poorly in 2017 vaccination programme due to false alarm that vaccination was the remote cause of...

Mon Apr 30th, 2018     Read More →

Kachikwu assures N-Delta on completion of projects

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By Samuel Oyadongha OGBIA— Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, weekend, assured that no Federal Government project in the Niger Delta would be abandoned. Ibe...

Mon Apr 30th, 2018     Read More →