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Nigeria records 159 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death

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NCDC. Photo: BIOREPORTS Nigeria on Thursday recorded 159 new cases of COVID-19. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on Friday morning. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN),...

Fri Jul 16th, 2021     Read More →

Army investigates alleged killing of student by soldier

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The Nigerian Army high command has launched an investigation into the alleged killing of an undergraduate student of Niger Delta University in Bayelsa by a soldier. x Army spokesman, Onyema...

Thu Jul 15th, 2021     Read More →

2023: APC and its contentious gentleman’s agreement on power shift

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Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu The “Lagos Declaration” by the 17 Southern governors on rotational presidency seems to be unsettling some founding fathers of All Progressives Congress...

Thu Jul 15th, 2021     Read More →

Atala Oil Field remains Bayelsa’s prized asset, Diri insists

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Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, yesterday, clarified the state’s position on the Atala Oil Marginal Field (OML 46), which licence was revoked by the Federal Government through the...

Thu Jul 15th, 2021     Read More →

Diri backs press freedom in Nigeria, receives Reps Corps’ award

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Diri. Photo/FACEBOOK/govdouyedirinewmediaBayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, has stressed the need for press freedom in the country, saying it will guarantee right to freedom of expression and...

Wed Jul 14th, 2021     Read More →

MAN tasks Wike, Diri on friendlier business environment

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The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has tasked governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Douye Diri of Bayelsa State to create friendlier environment for businesses to thrive. Chairman...

Mon Jul 12th, 2021     Read More →

Tokyo 2020: Minister confident of basketball medal after D'Tigers win over USA

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Calab Agada of Nigeria dribbles the ball during the game against the USA on July 10, 2021 at Michelob ULTRA Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE. Nigeria’s Youth and Sports...

Sun Jul 11th, 2021     Read More →

Mele Kyari’s second year of walking the talk at NNPC

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NNPC GMD Malam Mele Kyari On July 8, 2019, Malam Mele Kyari was officially inaugurated as the 19th Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), his appointment...

Sun Jul 11th, 2021     Read More →

Six states register I,786 suspected cases of cholera

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Chikwe Ihekweazu Six states reported 1,786 suspected cases of cholera between June 20 and June 26, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), said in Abuja on Saturday. NCDC Director-General,...

Sat Jul 10th, 2021     Read More →

Sanwo-Olu, Akeredolu pay tributes as T. B. Joshua is buried

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As the remains of popular Nigerian televangelist, Temitope Balogun Joshua was interred yesterday in the premises of The Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) Ikotun, Lagos State, after...

Sat Jul 10th, 2021     Read More →

Nigerian Idol: Kingdom, Francis in final showdown tomorrow

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FrancisThe ongoing Nigerian Idol, which will climax tomorrow, no doubt, has been a fiercely contested show. Budding music talents who made it through audition stages to the coveted music reality...

Sat Jul 10th, 2021     Read More →

Buhari appoints chancellors to 42 federal varsities

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President Muhammadu Buhari Following the establishment of additional universities, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment and reassignment of chancellors to forty-two (42)...

Thu Jul 8th, 2021     Read More →

Magu misses out as police promote 24 commissioners

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Police Service Commission (PSC) has promoted 24 Commissioners of Police and confirmed the acting appointments of three Deputy Inspectors General of Police (DIG). x The commission also approved...

Thu Jul 8th, 2021     Read More →

Bayelsa Judicial Panel awards N21bn against Police

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The Bayelsa Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality and other Related Offence has awarded N21 billion to victims of extra-judicial killings perpetrated by the police and other security...

Thu Jul 8th, 2021     Read More →

Taming menace of cultism in primary, secondary schools

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Ayodeji is a student of one of the secondary schools in Surulere, Lagos. He is reported to be a member of confraternity, which his parents are not aware of. He is gentle and has a quiet...

Thu Jul 8th, 2021     Read More →