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Jonathan tasks politicians on unity, love

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan. Former President Goodluck Jonathan has urged politicians to imbibe and promote peace, love and unity for the stability and growth of the country. Jonathan...

Sun Feb 14th, 2021     Read More →

Health workers strike shuts Primary Healthcare in Bayelsa

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The ongoing strike by members of the Medical and Health Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MHWUN), Bayelsa Chapter, has effectively shut Primary Healthcare Centres across the state. The strike has...

Sat Feb 13th, 2021     Read More →

NCDC reports 1,005 new COVID-19 infections, 24 deaths

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 24 deaths in 24 hours and 1,005 new cases of the coronavirus. The total number of COVID-19 infections in Africa’s most populous nation...

Sat Feb 13th, 2021     Read More →

Bayelsa Government shops for private investors for its modular refinery

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Modular Refinery The Bayelsa Government on Friday said it was shopping for the right type of investors to partner with it to establish a modular refinery to fast track the socio-economic...

Fri Feb 12th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC announces 1,131 new infections in Nigeria

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 1,131 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infected people in the country to 142,578. The NCDC disclosed...

Thu Feb 11th, 2021     Read More →

Dakuku Peterside to deliver Honour's Day Lecture at Federal University, Otuoke

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Barely three days after delivering a keynote address at the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) retreat in Calabar, turnaround expert, and immediate past director-general of the Nigerian...

Wed Feb 10th, 2021     Read More →

Coronavirus: NCDC records 643 Infections, 6 deaths

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 643 new cases of coronavirus COVID-19, bringing the total number of infected people in the country to 140,391. The NCDC disclosed this on...

Tue Feb 9th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria records 1,624 new COVID-19 infections, 9 more deaths

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,624 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 137,754. The NCDC disclosed this on its official...

Sat Feb 6th, 2021     Read More →

Athletes set for protest over sports festival

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PHOTO: FEMI ADEBESIN-KUTI. • ‘Government Is Toying With Our Future’ There were strong indications yesterday that some Nigerian athletes are weighing the option of staging a...

Sat Feb 6th, 2021     Read More →

Diri seeks private sector sponsorship of sports

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Duoye Diri. Photo: VON Gov. Douye Diri of Bayelsa has urged multinational oil companies and corporate organisations to take over the sponsorship of sports as government ownership of teams was no...

Fri Feb 5th, 2021     Read More →

Bayelsa tasks communities on security, condemn attack on NSCDC operatives

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The Bayelsa State Government, yesterday, declared that it will sanction any community that aid and abet criminality and directed community leaders to work with security agencies to improve on the...

Thu Feb 4th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria athletes need quality facilities to excel, says Obolo

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Vice President of Nigeria Kickboxing Federation, Gospel Obolo, has called on Federal, State government and private sectors to invest in sports, by providing state-of-the-act facilities to enhance...

Thu Feb 4th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC confirms 1,634 new infections, toll now 133,552

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,634 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 133,552. The NCDC disclosed this...

Wed Feb 3rd, 2021     Read More →

Delay costs FG additional N679b on road projects

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Undue delay occasioned by bureaucracy and poor funding in the execution, rehabilitation and reconstruction works on critical roads in the country has cost the Federal Government at least N679...

Wed Feb 3rd, 2021     Read More →

Why states are slow, not active in housing delivery

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Some housing constructions on the 5000 housing units in Taraba: PHOTO: CHARLES AKPEJI Despite the place of shelter in the Maslow’s hierarchy of human needs, housing delivery in Nigeria has...

Mon Feb 1st, 2021     Read More →