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Bayelsa commissioner bemoans involvement of pupils in cultism

Bayelsa State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson, has lamented the involvement of primary school pupils in cultism.

Governor Dickson sacks commissioner, assigns 3 portfolios in minor cabinet reshuffle

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has relieved the Commissioner for Environment, Williams Alamene, of his appointment in a minor cabinet shake-up.

Governor Ayade tasks Cross Riverians on health insurance scheme

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has charged residents of the state to embrace the state government’s health insurance scheme, a programme initiated by his administration which according to him would be used to cater for the health need of the people residing in the state irrespective of sex, age, religion, tribe or state of origin.

Bayelsa education tax fund hits N800m as board submits report

The Chairman of the Education Development Trust Fund Board, Prof. Turner Isoun, has announced that the board had raised about N800 million from deductions and contributory taxes from individuals, workers and political appointees.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Proper security in Nigeria will ensure a stable nation

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that a properly secured Nation like Nigeria will ensure a more stable and secured Nation, insisting that one of the things Nigeria needs to do and do it well to be stable is the issue of security.

Ex-President Obasanjo harps on stable security as panacea for development

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has identified peace and stable security as the panacea for the country’s development and progress.

Charles Idahosa: APC in same problem that removed PDP

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and a former Commissioner for Information and Orientation in Edo State, Charles Idahosa, has said that something is really wrong with the ruling party.

Herdsmen kill over 1,500 farmers in 47 attacks in Benue – commissioner

Suspected herdsmen have killed more than 1,500 people including farmers, policemen and soldiers in Benue State communities in 47 different attacks in the last three years, the state government has declared.

We’ve lost confidence in federal govt over killer herdsmen – Benue govt

The Benue State government has declared that it had lost confidence in the ability of the country’s security agencies to bring to justice herdsmen accused of killings in the state.

We won’t repeal, suspend our anti-open grazing law – Benue govt

The Benue State Government has said that it would not repeal nor suspend the Anti-Open Grazing law for any reason, insisting that the law was in the best interest of both herdsmen and farmers in the state.

Bayelsa commissioner slumps at inter-ministerial briefing

The Bayelsa Commissioner for Special Projects, Fred Obua, on Tuesday slumped and was rushed out of the venue of the ongoing inter-ministerial briefing to mark six years of Governor Seriake Dickson in office.

Bayelsa to empower traditional birth attendants

Bayelsa Government has pledged to empower traditional birth attendants in the state as part of efforts to promote quality and affordable healthcare for the people.

Governor Dankwambo’s 2015 campaign chief Saidu Kumo quits PDP

Sen. Saidu Umar Kumo, one-time National Secretary of the defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) and Director-General, Dankwambo 2015 Campaign Organisation, has announced his resignation as a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Our policies are youth-focused – Bayelsa govt

The Bayelsa Government on Wednesday said most of its policies were tailored toward ensuring a better life for the youths of the state because of their critical role in society.


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