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Average price of kerosene increases slightly in March — NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene increased to N361.29 in March from N355.8 in February. x The bureau said...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

Senators divided over food reserve agency bill

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[files] Lawan. Photo/TWITTER/DRAHMADLAWAN/TOPEBROWN<br /> The Senate, yesterday, passed a bill seeking to establish the National Food Reserve Agency for food security, despite disagreement...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

Bayelsa backs Dikio on JAMB for intending beneficiaries of PAP scholarship

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Bayelsa State Government has declared that there is nothing wrong for intending beneficiaries of the scholarship scheme of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) to sit for the Joint Admissions...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

Editorial: Federalism is the answer, after all - Part 25

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A new Sheriff is in town. There is a change of guard within the Nigeria Police amidst increasing insecurity in the country underlined by a takeover of virtually all parts of the country by new...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

WIMBIZ, others fault composition of newly constituted governing councils of federal varsities

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Criticisms have continued to trail the reconstitution of Governing Councils of five federal universities by the Federal Government as women groups and eminent scholars demanded reconstitution of...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

Bayelsa cult gang kills 200-level student

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Suspected cult members have killed a 200-level student of the Niger Delta University (NDU), Ammasoma, in a renewed gang war among rival groups in Bayelsa State. The killing of the student in the...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

Cheers, fireworks as ‘spectacular’ Edo 2020 Sports Festival ends

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In the last 12 days, the best of Nigerian youths have been in Benin City fighting for sporting laurels for their states. But beyond the competition on the track and field, as well as halls, the...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

Morakinyo, Peters, Adeogun in Synonyms Of Faces

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Three artists, Seye Morakinyo, Udoakang Promise Peter and Babatunde Adeogun, whose specialisation leans towards portraiture, are showing Synonyms Of Faces from April 17 to 24, 2021 at the Alexis...

Wed Apr 14th, 2021     Read More →

Athletes, officials, journalists bid farewell as Edo 2020 Sports Festival ends

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After two weeks of competition in some of the best sports facilities in the West Africa sub-region, the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival will come to an end today. Already, the venues, especially...

Wed Apr 14th, 2021     Read More →

Bandits attack policemen, kill inspector, cart rifles away

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A three-man armed gang, on Sunday, reportedly killed Inspector Musa, burnt a police patrol vehicle and carted away AK-47 rifles in Ashaka community in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta...

Wed Apr 14th, 2021     Read More →

25 university council members without a woman

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It is quite incredible that the Buhari administration that has been preaching gospel of inclusiveness reconstituted the Governing Councils of five federal universities namely University of Ibadan,...

Wed Apr 14th, 2021     Read More →

Gov Diri tasks Reps on PIB, says Niger Delta needs cleanup

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Kindly Share This Story:Gov Diri Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa has called on members of House of Representatives to expedite action on passage of Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), as it will...

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →

FG appeals to judicial workers to suspend strike

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Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) shuts down Federal high Court, Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and others in Abuja. PHOTO: LUCY LADIDI ATEKOThe Federal Government on Monday appealed to...

Mon Apr 12th, 2021     Read More →

FG expends N140bn on off-grid Naija Solar project

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The Federal Government has rolled out over N140 billion for the new phase of renewable energy to address the epileptic electricity generation and supply in the country. x The alternative power...

Mon Apr 12th, 2021     Read More →

APC stakeholders reject Akpabio as party leader in Akwa Ibom

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Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom have again rejected the choice of the Niger Delta Affairs Minister, Senator Godswill Akpabio as leader of the party in the state. x...

Mon Apr 12th, 2021     Read More →