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2019 and PDP unending crises

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By Dirisu Yakubu A fortnight after the successful conduct of its elective convention; the PDP is engulfed in fresh crises as disgruntled members, bent on having their way, stepped up to challenge...

Sat Dec 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Yuletide: Prices of commodities soar in Bayelsa

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The prices of beans, yams, rice, onions and tomatoes, have soared in Yenagoa, Bayelsa, newsmen report. Some traders, who spoke with newsmen in Yenagoa on Friday, attributed the increase in the...

Fri Dec 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Abductors of wife of community ruler demand N100m ransom

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The abductors of Mrs Tina Inegbagha, the wife of the paramount ruler of Ayakoro community, Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa, have demanded a ransom of N100 million to free her from ...

Fri Dec 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Bayelsa govt confirms receipt of N12.447bn last tranche of London-Paris refund

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—BAYELSA State Government, said, yesterday, that it had received N12.447 billion as its share of the last tranche of the London-Paris Club refund. The state...

Fri Dec 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Onitsha-Enugu, Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano road contracts as Buhari’s roads to glory

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By Garba Shehu THE Federal Executive Council, FEC on Wednesday approved the award of a N155.7 billion Naira contract for the construction of a hybrid two-lane-six-lane road network that starts...

Fri Dec 22nd, 2017     Read More →

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Christmas is imminent – yippee!

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By Donu Kogbara BEFORE I take a break from the serious social, political and economic concerns that usually preoccupy journalists – and concentrate on enjoying the festive season with my...

Fri Dec 22nd, 2017     Read More →

You’ve done well for us, Jonathan’s kinsmen tell Dickson

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA – POLITICAL leaders and key stakeholders from Ogbia Government Area of Bayelsa State Thursday met in Yenagoa to affirm their unalloyed ‎support for Governor...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

Onitsha-Enugu, Abuja-Kaduna, Zaria-Kano road contracts are Buhari’s roads to glory – Garba Shehu

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THE Federal Executive Council, FEC today, Wednesday approved the award of a N155.7 billion Naira contract for the construction of a hybrid two-lane-six-lane road network that starts from Abuja...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

Price of cooking gas jumps by 21% in November

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The average price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) rose by 21.16 percent, year-on-year in November. Also the average fare paid by commuters for bus journey within the city and intercity...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

Onitsha-Enugu, Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano road contracts as Buhari’s roads to glory – by Garba Shehu

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THE Federal Executive Council, FEC today, Wednesday approved the award of a N155.7 billion Naira contract for the construction of a hybrid two-lane-six-lane road network that starts from Abuja...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

Deduct 13% from $1bn ECA Fund for oil producing states, Dickson toells FG

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA- Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson, has asked that the 13 percent derivation component of the $1 billion Excess Crude Account (ECA) funds to be withdrawn for national...

Wed Dec 20th, 2017     Read More →

A party that doesn’t win election is a dead party – Dickson

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA- Bayelsa State governor and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Post- Convention Reconciliation Committee, Mr. Henry Seriake Dickson, has said the greatest and...

Wed Dec 20th, 2017     Read More →

Let there be stability at NDDC

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RECENT agitations for and against the dissolution of the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, are reflective of the self-centred zealousness that has derailed the attainment of...

Wed Dec 20th, 2017     Read More →

$1bn Boko Haram funds done in good faith – Dickson

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…-Assures of security in Bayelsa By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – GOVERNOR Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, Tuesday in Abuja stated that the Nigeria’s Governors’...

Tue Dec 19th, 2017     Read More →

Gunmen kidnap paramount ruler’s wife, Principal in Bayelsa

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Yenagoa – Gunmen, suspected to be kidnappers, have abducted Mrs Tina Inegbagha, wife of Paramount ruler in Ayakoro Community in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa, and Mr Egele Jack, the...

Tue Dec 19th, 2017     Read More →