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Governor Dickson promises to build N100m Labour House

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson said on Thursday that his administration would build a befitting Labour House for the organised labour in the state.

Bayelsa shooting allegation a ploy to divert attention from massive oil theft – NSCDC

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Bayelsa Command, says allegations that its officials shot and injured a vigilante team member is an attempt to divert attention from the massive oil theft in the state.

Ex-President Jonathan absent at Council of State meeting

Former President Goodluck Jonathan is conspicuously absent at the ongoing third Council of State meeting called by President Muhammadu Buhari in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

NULGE tasks state legislators on local govt autonomy bill

The Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) Ebonyi chapter, has urged the Ebonyi House of Assembly to re-visit the constitution amendment, seeking autonomy for local government areas in the country.

Brutalised journalist petitions DSS over threat to life

Alambo Datonye, a Correspondent of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), has petitioned the authorities of Department of State Services (DSS) over threat to his life by a personnel of the agency.

Generals Abdulsalami, Obasanjo, Gowon in Council of State

The third Council of State meeting under President Muhammadu Buhari is currently underway inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa.

NCDMB initiative on science subjects among Niger Delta students

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) on Thursday commenced an initiative to promote the study of science subjects among students of secondary schools in Niger Delta region.

Bayelsa Airlines, Bristow Helicopters sign MoU for aviation services

Bayelsa Airlines and Bristow Helicopters on Wednesday in Yenagoa signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the provision of aviation services that would ease transportation for commuters both within and outside Bayelsa State.

DSS operative allegedly brutalises journalist in Bayelsa

A journalist with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, Alambo Datonye, has been allegedly brutalised by an operative of the Department of State Services (DSS) in Bayelsa State.

Death toll in Bayelsa cult killings rise to 5

Cult-related killings in Yenagoa has risen to five heightening apprehension among residents of the Bayelsa State capital.

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.

Police dole out N16.3m to families of slain policemen in Benin City

The Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Zone 5 headquarters, Benin City, Mr Rasheed Akintunde, has presented cheques valued at over N16.3 million to 14 beneficiaries /next of kin of officers who died in the line of duty in Bayelsa, Delta and Edo states, under the Nigeria Police Group Life Assurance Scheme.

FAAC disbursements increase by 25% in 2017 – NEITI

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) on Tuesday in Abuja said the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) disbursements increased by 25 per cent in 2017.

Ex-President Jonathan, wife gave order for cash delivery to BDC – Waripamo-Owei Dudafa

Hearing in the N200m fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by the wife of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, against Skye Bank Plc and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission began on Tuesday, with a former aide of the President, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, testifying for the ex-First Lady.

NSDC shoots vigilance team member in Bayelsa

A team of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has allegedly shot a Neighborhood Watch member in Ikarama, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa.

South-South PDP leaders vow to ‘liberate’ Nigeria from APC

The leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the South-south have resolved to work together to ensure that the party wins the 2019 presidential election.

Power outage, high cost of petrol push up cost of water in Bayelsa

Prolonged power outage and high cost of petrol have worsened the acute water shortage in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital.

Kebbi govt to sustain partnership with Nigerian Army engineers on projects execution

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State said the State Government would sustain its partnership with the Nigerian Army Corps of Engineers on infrastructure development of the state.

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Hundreds of Ijaw women from oil-producing communities in Bayelsa State on Friday staged a peaceful protest against the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, over the neglect of their oil impacted communities by the Commission.

Bayelsa women protest neglect of oil-producing communities by NDDC

Hundreds of Ijaw women from oil-producing communities in Bayelsa State on Friday staged a peaceful protest against the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, over the neglect of their oil impacted communities by the Commission.
The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

NSE All-Share Index rebounds 0.16 percent

After three consecutive days of losses, the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index on Friday rebounded by 0.16 per cent.
Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi is in contention for Everton’s Player and Young Player of the Season awards.

Alex Iwobi returns to Everton squad ahead of West Brom game

Alex Iwobi has returned to the Everton squad ahead of their Premier League outing against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday after recovering from a knock.
The Executive Chairman of Benue Internal Revenue Service, BIRS, Mr. Andrew Ayabam, has disclosed that the COVID-19 pandemic had adversely affected the Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, the profile of the state.

Coronavirus adversely impacted Benue revenue – BIRS chief

The Executive Chairman of Benue Internal Revenue Service, BIRS, Mr. Andrew Ayabam, has disclosed that the COVID-19 pandemic had adversely affected the Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, the profile of the state.

Hoteliers, tourism operators reject electricity tariff hike

Operators in the hospitality industry in the country, including hotel owners and tourism operators Friday rejected the September 2 electricity tariff hike by the federal government.