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FRSC: Mobile courts convict 65 traffic offenders in Bayelsa during yuletide

The Federal Road Safety Corps Bayelsa State Command says 65 persons were convicted through its mobile courts over various traffic offences during recent Christmas and New Year celebrations.

Trigger-happy policeman arrested for allegedly shooting Port Harcourt-bound passenger

The Rivers State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a trigger-happy cop, who shot a bus passenger along the Evekwu axis of East-West Road on December 11, 2018.

Anglican bishop kidnapped in Rivers

Unidentified gunmen have abducted Bishop of Anglican Church, Diocese of Ahoada, Rt. Rev. Clement Ekpeye.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

#HAPPYBDPMB: A dozen reasons for Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection

On Monday December 17, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking re-election for a second term of office will be marking his 76th birthday and, in his own words, “still going strong.”

Kidnappers of four Muslim leaders in Rivers demand N4 million ransom

The kidnappers of four Muslim leaders in Rivers State are demanding N4 million ransom, just as it is feared that the fourth victim who collapsed in the bush as the kidnappers were dragging him away may be in serious condition.

Gunmen hijack 18-seater passenger bus in Rivers

An 18-seater commercial bus loaded with passengers has been hijacked by some unidentified gunmen in Rivers State.
President Olusegun Obasanjo, side by side with Atiku at a recent visit

2019: Atiku Abubakar will be defeated roundly – Lai Mohammed tells Olusegun Obasanjo

The Federal Government says though it is the constitutional right of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo to support a candidate for an election, his endorsement, however, does not guarantee victory.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Lai Mohammed: Olusegun Obasanjo’s candidate will be defeated roundly in 2019

The federal government says though it is the constitutional right of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo to support a candidate for an election, his endorsement, however, does not guarantee victory.

Gunmen kill four, as police rescue four kidnap victims in Rivers

Unidentified gunmen, Monday night, reportedly killed three people at Alakahia, Obio/Akpot Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Bayelsa government alleges plot to stop Muhammadu Buhari from commissioning Bayelsa airport

The Bayelsa State Government said it has uncovered a ‘sinister plot’ by chieftains of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from the state to prevent President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the Bayelsa International Cargo/ Passenger Airport.
President Buhari Launches APC Road Map for 2019 Campaign titled NEXT LEVEL in State House on 18th Nov 2018-6

Muhammadu Buhari: Nigerians, let’s move to the Next Level

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday launched his 2019 electioneering campaign yesterday in a grand style, presenting a document called the ‘Next Level,” of where he wants to take Nigerians.
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Why there is flooding on Obio/Akpor – Rivers council chief

Solomon Eke, Chairman, Obio/Akpor Local Government Council, Rivers, has blamed the flooding at Nkpolu-Rumuigbo on the activities of illegal property developers.
Managing Director, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Mr Bayo Onanuga (L) welcoming the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed to NAN Headquarters during a visit in Abuja on Tuesday (6-11-18). 6-11-2018-Albert Otu-BJO-NAN

Lai Mohammed: Federal government’ll raise power generation capacity to 9,000mw by end of 2018

The Federal Government says it will increase power generation by 2,000 megawatts from the current 7,000mw to 9,000 megawatts by the end of 2018.

Lai Mohammed: Federal government earmarks $1.3 billion to fund five critical projects

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the Federal Government has earmarked 1.3 billion dollars to fund five critical projects across the country.
President Buhari receives in audience delegation of Retired Career Ambassadors of Nigeria (ARCAN) in State House on 5th Nov 2018

2019: Muhammadu Buhari will defeat Atiku Abubakar – lawyer

Mr Realwan Okpanachi, a legal practitioner and political analyst, says President Muhammadu Buhari will defeat Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential elections.

Lai Mohammed: Opposition lacks moral right to blame Muhammadu Buhari for unemployment

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said on Thursday in London that the opposition lacked the moral right to blame President Muhammadu Buhari–led administration for unemployment in the country.
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

Ex-militants protest, demand removal of Amnesty chief

Ex-militants in Bayelsa State have taken to the streets to protest thereby calling for the removal of Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Charles Dokubo.
Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, NDDC Chairman

Senator Ndoma-Egba condoles family of former NDDC chief

Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba (SAN), Chairman, Board and Management of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has expressed deep shock over the tragic death of Pastor Power Aginighan, former Acting Managing Director of NDDC.

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Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

NBA asks President Buhari to stop Justice Onnoghen’s trial, follow due process,

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has demanded an end to the trial of Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Walter Onnoghen.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

President Buhari promises youths ministerial slots if re-elected

Tony Nwoye, Director of Youth Mobilisation, All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, says youths will be heads of Ministries and Parastatals if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected.
General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is the current Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff appointed to the position on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Election: General Olonisakin reiterates military’s neutrality

The Chief of Defence Staff, Lt.-Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, on Monday in Abuja reaffirmed military’s commitment to neutrality in the forthcoming general elections in the country.

Court of Appeal fixes date to entertain Justice Onnoghen’s appeal against trial

The Court of Appeal Abuja on Monday fixed January 24 to hear a notice of appeal seeking to restrain the trial of the Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

Federal government doles out N6.7 million rewards to outstanding researchers, innovators

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, doled out N6.750 million to researchers, innovators and investors who distinguished themselves at the just concluded Technology and Innovation Expo 2019 which took place in Enugu.