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Nigerians await PDP to salvage its sinking ship – Makarfi

He said they were on nation-wide reconciliation efforts to bring back aggrieved party leaders and members who defected to other political parties with a view to ensuring a strong, formidable and united force ahead of the 2019 elections.

NSCDC seizes fed govt vehicle loaded with stolen oil

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Bayelsa State Command, has apprehended suspected oil thieves, including one Philip Tuma, who claims to be an employee of the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development.

APC supports establishment of courts for hate speech

The National Youth Caucus of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday in Abuja expressed support for the establishment of special court for hate speech in the country.

APC playing politics of do-or-die – PDP

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa state, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state plays politics of do-or-die.

UNICEF partners media on improved access to water, sanitation

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday called for collaboration between media and government to ensure improved access to water and sanitation by the populace.

NAPTIP arrests UAE based woman, 5 others for human trafficking

The operative of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons has arrested six persons including a 25year old Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirate based Rita Chinenye Ani, for the trafficking of underage girls from Nigeria to UAE, to engage in forced prostitution.

Constituents threaten to recall Sen. Ben Bruce for non-performance

Constituents, mainly students, from the Bayelsa East Senatorial District, have threatened to begin a process of recalling the Senator representing them in the National Assembly, Mr. Ben Murray Bruce.

World Bank ranks Edo high on transparency, job creation

The World Bank Implementation Support Team, monitoring the implementation of State Employment and Expenditure for Results (SEEFOR) projects in the Niger Delta region, has ranked Edo State high on transparency and job creation for youths.

NSCDC shuts 80 erring private guard companies

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has closed over 80 erring private guard companies in the past two years, while over N700 million was realised from licensing and renewal fees from other registered companies.

APC restates commitment to restructuring

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has reiterated its determination to ensure the restructuring of the country.

Fed govt gets $1.5bn to tackle water problems in states

The Federal Government has secured over $1.5 billion to address the problems associated with the provision of urban water in some states.

Bayelsa govt seeks probe of APC congress violence

The Bayelsa government on Saturday condemned the violence that resulted in loss of two lives and injury to nine persons at the Friday’s congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yenagoa.

Two killed, five injured as hoodlums attack APC secretariat

Two persons were on Friday confirmed dead and five others injured following an attack on the secretariat of the Bayelsa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress.

Bayelsa community demands whereabouts of youths arrested by soldiers

The families of three men allegedly arrested by soldiers at Ibelebiri community in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have called on the relevant authorities to make known their whereabouts.

One feared killed at inauguration of APC chairman

Reports say that one person has been killed in the fracas that almost marred the inauguration of the Acting Chairman of Bayelsa chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

APC appoints acting chairman for Bayelsa chapter

The national leadership of All Progressive Congress (APC) has sealed the fate of the former Chairman of the party in Bayelsa State, Chief Tiwei Orunimighe, as it has appointed Mr. Joseph Fafi, in acting capacity for the party.

Bayelsa govt wants parents to register kids for national ID cards

The Bayelsa Government on Friday called on parents and guardians to take advantage of the current long vacation to register their children and wards in the ongoing National Identity Card registration.

UNICEF, EU battle water-borne diseases in Bayelsa

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) is worried about water-borne diseases in the country especially in the Niger Delta region. The UN interventionist agency is particularly concerned that lack of access to potable water has led to deaths among infants.

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