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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 →

Bayelsa govt. says will complete Cargo Airport by August

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The Bayelsa Government on Saturday said its ongoing multi-billion naira Cargo Airport Project would be completed by the end of August. Seriake Mrs Josphine Akpama, the Director of the State...

Sat Jun 16th, 2018     Read More →

Eid-el-Fitr: Give peace a chance; Govs, Clerics urge Nigerians

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AS Nigerians joined the rest of the world to celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Fitr, governors, clerics and political leaders have called on Muslims to replicate the lessons of the Ramadan in...

Sat Jun 16th, 2018     Read More →

Ijaw group laments killings in N’Delta

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IJAW Peoples Development Initiative, IPDI, an Ijaw rights group in Delta State, weekend, said the Nigeria Army constituted the biggest danger to survival of Ijaw people in the Niger Delta region....

Fri Jun 15th, 2018     Read More →

Sallah Message : Bayelsa State Govt preaches peace, unity

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YENAGOA BAYELSA State government has congratulated Muslim faithful in the state and across the country on the successful completion of the Ramadan. Dickson A statement by the State Commissioner...

Fri Jun 15th, 2018     Read More →

Peace Corps member caught with pistol

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA— A member of Peace Corps of Nigeria, Seiyefa Okorie, arrested with a locally-made pistol by Police in Bayelsa State has disclosed that he peddles drugs and robs...

Fri Jun 15th, 2018     Read More →

Dickson’s Restoration Cup appoints Ex- England, Tottenham star, Garth Crooks Technical Adviser

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Organizers of the Governor Henry Seriake Dickson Football Tournament, also known as the Restoration Cup, have appointed the former English and Tottenham player, Garth Anthony Crooks, as Technical...

Thu Jun 14th, 2018     Read More →

CSO faults call for removal of INEC boss

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A civil society organisation, the Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group says the call for the removal of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood...

Thu Jun 14th, 2018     Read More →