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Gunmen kill Policeman at Sagbama Police Station in Bayelsa
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Gunmen kill Policeman at Sagbama Police Station in Bayelsa

Yet-t0-be identified  gunmen shot and killed a police sergeant on guard duty in the front of the station even as the slain policeman was left to his fate by his colleagues who ran for cover.     Asinim Butswat, a DSP,  Police Public Relations Officer, Bayelsa State Command who  confirmed the incident  on Monday said […]

Resident Doctors to seek legal redress over NSCDC shooting, brutality of member in Yenagoa
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Resident Doctors to seek legal redress over NSCDC shooting, brutality of member in Yenagoa

Federal Medical Centre, (FMC) Yenagoa chapter of Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) on Sunday said it would seek legal redress over shooting of its member by a Civil Defence personnel.   Spokesman of ARD, Dr   Suobite Ephraim said on Sunday the association opted for legal action following unsatisfactory effort by Bayelsa Command of Nigeria […]

Oil Spil: Environmentalist writes Bayelsa Governor seeks help for impacted community
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Oil Spil: Environmentalist writes Bayelsa Governor seeks help for impacted community

Mr Alagoa Morris, an Environmentalist has written a protest letter to the Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, deploring the poor response to oil pollution incidents in Bayelsa.     The environmental rights activist in the letter availed to newsmen on Sunday lamented the state government’s loud silence on the lingering oil spillage incident at Yiba-Ama […]

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Oct 1 2010 bomb blast: Group seeks pardon for convicted Edmun Ebiware

Hundreds of people on Monday held a procession in Yenagoa to seek judicial review of the life sentence on Mr Edmun Ebiware for his involvement in the Oct. 1, 2010 blast in Abuja.   Ebiware was convicted of accessory to treason by a Federal High Court presided over Justice Gabriel Kolawole on January 25 2013. […]

Bayelsa BIR Seals Chinese Oil Services Firm For Evading N109 m Tax Liability
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Bayelsa BIR Seals Chinese Oil Services Firm For Evading N109 m Tax Liability

The Bayelsa Board of Internal Revenue, on Wednesday, sealed off a Chinese company, Hilong Oil Services and Engineering Company Limited, over alleged tax default of N109.5m.   It was learnt that the company, an oil services firm is providing service at oilfields operated by Shell Petroleum Development Company, had allegedly owed the state government for […]

Paris Club Refunds: Bayelsa Govt admits receiving additional N6.6 bn
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Paris Club Refunds: Bayelsa Govt admits receiving additional N6.6 bn

Bayelsa government has shifted its position admitting receiving additional funds after pressure from Sahara Reporters following Federal Ministry of Finance’s disclosure on the state’s share of the first tranche of the N516.38 billion Paris Club debt refund.     At the transparency briefing, Deputy Governor of Bayelsa Rear Admiral John Jonah (Rtd) recanted the government’s position. […]

SPDC JV sets up Nigeria’s first Marine Engineering Centre of Excellence at Rivers State University
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SPDC JV sets up Nigeria’s first Marine Engineering Centre of Excellence at Rivers State University

From Dianabasi Effiong, Port Harcourt   Nigeria’s first Centre of Excellence in Marine and Offshore Engineering has taken root at the Rivers State University, Port Harcourt through the Shell Petroleum Development Company Joint Venture (SPDC JV).   A statement by Bamidele Odugbesan, Shell Spokesperson, Nigeria, explained that SPDC JV donated the multi-million-naira facility in furtherance […]

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NDDC to Revive Rice Mills in Rivers, Akwa Ibom

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, will soon revive its rice processing plants, with a combined capacity of 210 metric tonnes per day, at Elele Alimini in Rivers State and Mbiabet-Ikpe in Akwa Ibom State. The NDDC Managing Director, Mr. Nsima Ekere, said this after inspecting the 180 tonnes per day facility at Elele Alimini […]

NDDC, Niger Delta Ministry need N70 B to complete East West Road
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NDDC, Niger Delta Ministry need N70 B to complete East West Road

The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr. Nsima Ekere, has declared that the Commission and its supervising Ministry, the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs need over N70 billion to complete the construction of the East-West Road which straddles the six South-South States. Speaking while receiving the Minister at the NDDC headquarters […]

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Kresta Laurel Unveils Construction Subsidiary, KLL Limited

Foremost Nigerian indigenous engineering company, Kresta Laurel Limited has unveiled its latest subsidiary, KLL Construction Limited at a cocktail dinner held at Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel, Lagos on Thursday. The occasion, which was also used to honour Messrs Pye Douglas and Nasyr Jakpbek of KONE Elevators of Finalnd, had in attendance the Finnish Ambassador to […]