Gov Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa on Thursday bowed to pressure and gave nod to the implementation of M30,000 minimum wage following pressure from the workforce who blocked the treasury The approval was contained in a later date Jan. 30, 2020 signed by the Head of Service in Bayelsa Mrs... Read more
Osuntokun Asks Nigerians To Make Amends From The Lessons Of The Civil War And Preceding Coups
. Says first coup born out of nationalism Political scientist, strategist and former adviser to ex-president, Olusegun Obasanjo, Mr. Akin Osuntokun has said the main reason Nigeria is unable to write its history is because of the Biafran civil war, which according to him, is a war of blame... Read more
From Arodiegwu Eziukwu Bayelsa government on Thursday said it earned a gross income of N13.91 bn from the Federation account but ended up with a deficit of over N2 bn after expenses according to Mr Timipre Seipolo, Special Adviser to Bayelsa on Treasury and Accounts. Seipolu who gave the... Read more
Gov. Emmanuel Calls On Organisations To Assist Relatives Of Fallen Heroes
Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has called on Corporate organisations operating in the country to assist relatives of soldiers, who fought and died for the corporate existence of the nation. Emmanuel made the call in his remarks during 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day held in Uyo Cenotaph on... Read more
The power outage occasioned by the face-off between the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) and the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) has entered the 10th day with adverse impact. . The IYC had on December 23, besieged the offices of the PHEDC and forced the staff to ground operations,... Read more
A Yenagoa based female lawyer Edna Ndubuisi has raised alarm over persistent threats by armed men who claimed to be ex-militants. The militants are plaintiffs in a lawsuit on their stipends with commercial banks reportedly on Nov. 19, 2019 armed with pistols and other dangerous weapons besieged Ndubuisi’s office... Read more
Bayelsa Health Insurance Scheme Targets Universal Health Coverage By 2030, Says Executive Secretary
The Bayelsa Health Insurance Scheme (BHIS) on Friday said it targets universal health coverage in the state by 2030 following the successes it recorded in the public sector in the past two years. Dr Zuoboemi Agadah, the BHIS’ Executive Secretary, said that the scheme covered more than 90 per... Read more
Military Confirms Loss Of Soldier, Repels Attack On Former President Jonathan Home
 The Joint military force deployed to the Niger Delta has confirmed the death of one soldier and injury of another soldier in the attack at a gunboat stationed behind Ex-President Jonathan’s residence. The military said that its gunboat stationed at the creek behind the former president’s house came under... Read more
By Dianabasi Effiong Elele-Town (Rivers) No fewer than 150 widows drawn from five communities in Rivers were on Tuesday empowered with cash gift, food items and motorcycles by a non-denominational, apolitical and non-governmental organisation. The widows were empowered in Elele-Town, Ikwerre Local Government Area (LGA) of Rivers by a... Read more
2019 Winners Of FirstBank Sponsored National Company Of The Year Competition Bag Four Awards In The Africa Contest
Lagos, 11 December 2019, Taidob College Abeokuta, winners of the 2019 National Company of the Year Competition (NCOY) organized by Junior Achievement Nigeria and sponsored by First Bank of Nigeria Limited on Friday 6 December 2019, represented Nigeria in Ghana at the 2019 African Company of the Year competition.... Read more