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Bayelsa NGO launches N1m cash prize essay competition

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By Samuel Oyadongha & Emem Idio YENAGOA—THE Robert Sunday Iworiso Foundation in Bayelsa State has earmarked N1 million for the winner of her first essay writing competition scheduled to...

Mon Aug 7th, 2017     Read More →

Physically-challenged, 30 others arrested for cultism, robbery

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA— A 22-year-old physically-challenged youth was among 30 suspects arrested by operatives of the Bayelsa State Police Command over their involvement in cultism,...

Mon Aug 7th, 2017     Read More →

Flood wreaks havoc in Ughelli North, South

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By Festus Ahon ASABA— Flood has wrecked havoc in over 30 communities in Ughelli North and Ughelli South Local Government areas of Delta State, destroying property and farmlands worth...

Mon Aug 7th, 2017     Read More →

Erosion of patriotism responsible for upsurge of hate speeches — DAUKORU

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By Emmanuel Aziken abuja—The Amanyanabo of Nembe Kingdom in Bayelsa State, Dr. Edmund Daukoru, has blamed the recent upsurge in hate speeches across the country to the erosion of the...

Mon Aug 7th, 2017     Read More →

Clark Explodes: Buhari is marginalising Igbo

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•Says Biafra is not the solution •On power devolution: Those in opposition want Nigeria dead By Henry Umoru Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, a foremost Ijaw leader, the Convener of the Pan...

Sun Aug 6th, 2017     Read More →

FG, PANDEF strike deal on IOCs’ relocation to region, Amnesty Programme, East-West Road

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Contrary to the thinking that the last Thursday meeting between the Federal Government and the Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, in Abuja, was going to be stormy, given the ultimatum, days earlier,...

Sun Aug 6th, 2017     Read More →

Time is running out, Ben Murray-Bruce‏ tells Buhari

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Senator Ben Murray-Bruce‏ represents the Bayelsa East constituency, in Bayelsa State has said that time is running out and that Nigeria must redesign its automobile and mass transit policy so...

Sat Aug 5th, 2017     Read More →

State-of-the-Nation: Senators to talk with Buhari – Ben Bruce

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…says Niger Delta is time bomb waiting to explode again if nothing is done By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA – To urgently rescue Nigeria from pangs of poverty and under development, the...

Sat Aug 5th, 2017     Read More →

Militants explode: Split Nigeria into five Republics

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THE agitations for self-determination in Nigeria have taken another alarming dimension with calls for the country to be split into five entities to be collectively known as the United Republics of...

Sat Aug 5th, 2017     Read More →

One dead, 5 cars burnt as tanker explodes on East-West Road

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By Samuel Oyadongha MBIAMA—TRAGEDY struck Wednesday evening along the Mbiama axis of the East-West road in Rivers State when a petrol tanker exploded killing a taxi driver. No fewer than...

Fri Aug 4th, 2017     Read More →

‘Clark during PDP govt, had opportunity to better the lots of Niger Delta, but never did’

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Abuja – Director-General, Voice of Nigeria (VON), has decried the ultimatum given by Ijaw National Leader, Chief Edwin Clark, to the Federal Government to constitute negotiation team on...

Thu Aug 3rd, 2017     Read More →

The false narratives of ethnic agitations and how to stop them by Osinbajo

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*Calls on young people to organise, get involved in politics and make a difference for good. “Very many poor people mean that there is a pool of individuals who have no stake in society and...

Wed Aug 2nd, 2017     Read More →

Paris club loan: Bayelsa govt committed to LGA  welfare

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The Federal Government recently released a tranche of the Paris and London Club loans over-deduction refunds to all States and Local Government Councils in the Federation. Bayelsa State Government...

Wed Aug 2nd, 2017     Read More →

Stakeholders differ on new FG’s devt roadmap for N’Delta

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South, Sam Oyadongha & Chioma Onuegbu WARRI—LEADERS and stakeholders of the Niger Delta, yesterday, were divided on the new Federal...

Wed Aug 2nd, 2017     Read More →

Igbo quit notice: No cause for alarm — Orji Kalu

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By Chris Ochayi & Chimaobi Nwaiwu ABUJA—A former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, yesterday, reassured Nigerians, especially Southerners living in the 19 Northern states that...

Wed Aug 2nd, 2017     Read More →