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Heavy Flooding Force Anambra Schools To Shut Down
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Heavy Flooding Force Anambra Schools To Shut Down

All primary, post primary and tertiary schools in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra have been temporarily closed down in reaction to the flood disaster in the area. The council Chairman, Mr Arinze Awogu disclosed this while inaugurating the distribution of relief materials at the council headquarters, Atani on Tuesday. Awogu said the closure of […]

Peace Corps Bill: Bayelsa Commandant Appeals To Buhari To Approve Take-off
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Peace Corps Bill: Bayelsa Commandant Appeals To Buhari To Approve Take-off

Mr Patriot Ogomah, State Commandant, Peace Corps of Nigeria in Bayelsa says he remains hopeful that President Muhammadu Buhari would heed appeals and accent the Peace Corps bill. It would be recalled that President Buhari had on February 27 declined assent on Nigerian Peace Corps establishment bill , citing paucity of funds and duplication of […]

Police Raid On clark’s residence: Ohaneze Youths Urge IGP To Go Beyond Apology To Build Public Confidence
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Police Raid On clark’s residence: Ohaneze Youths Urge IGP To Go Beyond Apology To Build Public Confidence

Ohanaeze Youth Wing (OYW) has urged the Inspector-General of Police, (IGP) Mr Ibrahim Idris to go beyond the apology over the illegal raid on the residence of elder statesman Chief Edwin Clark.. Chief Chinedu Arthur-Ugwa, Coordinator of OYW who made the call in an interview session on Saturday in Yenagoa noted that the apology to […]

Shell is using JTF to frce us to sign oil spill report says Aghoro community in Bayelsa
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Shell is using JTF to frce us to sign oil spill report says Aghoro community in Bayelsa

. Shell, Host Community bickering on impact of Aghoro spill stalls JIV report   Members of Aghoro, a coastal settlement along Ramos River in the Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State has raised an alarm over the intimidation f its community leaders involved in the investigation of an oil spill that occurred in the […]

Dickson Calls For Concerted Action Against Cancer
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Dickson Calls For Concerted Action Against Cancer

…Urges Individuals, organizations To Mobilise Resources, Skills To Combat Scourge Bayelsa State Governor, Honourable Seriake Dickson on Tuesday called for concerted action against the reality and dangers of the cancer scourge by creating awareness on early detection and treatment of the terminal disease. Governor Dickson made the call when he received members of the Bench […]

Restructuring Is a Necessity, Not an Option
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Restructuring Is a Necessity, Not an Option

By Atiku Abubakar My attention has been drawn to a letter written to Premium Times in response to an essay on restructuring authored by me. Faced with an avalanche of public condemnation for his 360-degree turn on the concept of restructuring, it is understandable that the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has written to Premium […]

No Rivers Official Will Appear Before the APC-Driven EFCC Political Witch-hunt - Wike
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No Rivers Official Will Appear Before the APC-Driven EFCC Political Witch-hunt – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that  no official of the  Rivers State Government will appear before EFCC over her politically motivated investigations until the commission approaches the Court of Appeal to set aside the 2007 Judgment barring the commission from investigating the state. In a statement on Sunday, Special Assistant to the […]

2019: Only Atiku can restructure Nigeria - Afenifere
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2019: Only Atiku can restructure Nigeria – Afenifere

Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has reiterated its resolve to support the candidacy of former vice president and frontline presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar, come 2019. The group made its position known on Sunday when it hosted Atiku in Lagos. Speaking at the event, a leader of the group and pro-democracy veteran, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, stated that […]

NDDC Restores Failed Okigwe-Arondizuogu-Akokwa Road
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NDDC Restores Failed Okigwe-Arondizuogu-Akokwa Road

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has through its emergency interventions restored the failed sections of the Okigwe-Arondizuogu-Akokwa Road in Ideato Local Government Area of Imo State. Speaking after inspecting the major federal highway linking Imo and Abia states, the Chairman of the NDDC Governing Board, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, SAN, promised that more kilometres would […]

HOSTCOm Raises Alarm As 3,000 Lose N70,000 Each In Bogus ‘Juicy’ Jobs, Contracts Offers
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HOSTCOm Raises Alarm As 3,000 Lose N70,000 Each In Bogus ‘Juicy’ Jobs, Contracts Offers

Chief Style Benjamin,  National Chairman of Host Communities  of Nigeria Producing Oil and Gas (HOSTCOM) on Sunday dissociated the group from ongoing fraudulent jobs and contract scams in Bayelsa.  Benjamin said in Yenagoa  that fraudulent people were using the name HOSTCOM to defraud unsuspecting people in Bayelsa and across the Niger Delta region. The HOSTCOM […]