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Former Governor Sylva mocks Seriake Dickson’s airport in Bayelsa

A former Governor of Bayelsa State and leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has challenged Governor Seriake Dickson to always make use of the Bayelsa airport since he claimed the project had been completed.

Governor Dickson swears in four new commissioners

Seriake Dickson, the Bayelsa State governor, at the weekend swore in four newly appointed commissioners into the State Executive Council (SEC), decrying neglect of the state by the Federal Government.

DPR seals affiliate NNPC station for selling above pump price in Bayelsa

The Department of Petroleum Resources, Bayelsa State, has sealed off an affiliate NNPC filling station at Edepie in Yenagoa Local Government Area of the state for selling above government stipulated price through under-dispensing.

Patience Jonathan wants out-of-court settlement with EFCC

Former First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan appears to be tired of fighting the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in court and has asked for out-of-court settlement.

Governor Dickson’s ex-aide found dead in Patience Jonathan’s hotel

A former Senior Special Assistant on Youth Development to Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, Nasko Egei, has died at Aridolf Resort Wellness and Spa, a hotel owned by former First Lady, Patience Jonathan.

NANS leader, 7 other students arrested for murder, robbery in Bayelsa

The Police in Bayelsa State have arrested a leader of the National Association of Nigerian Students, Bayelsa State chapter, and seven other undergraduates in connection with the alleged killing of a student.

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Court warns Senator Okorocha not to sell properties under investigation

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Senator Ndoma-Egba: Societal ills have caught up with judiciary

Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, former Senate Leader and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), is advocating that judges in Nigeria should be placed in situations where temptation is minimised, as some of the ills in the society have caught up with the judiciary.
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Karim Benzema brilliance inspires Real Madrid, Ansu Fati lights up Barca

Karim Benzema scored twice for Real Madrid in a 3-2 win against Levante with Eden Hazard making his La Liga debut while later Barcelona breezed to a 5-2 win against Valencia on Saturday with more magic from 16-year-old Ansu Fati.