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The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) has written to President Muhammadu Buhari calling for an independent probe on the killing at the Bayelsa State owned Niger Delta University (NDU) during last month unrest.
The Bayelsa State Police Command says the violence witnessed in Amassoma, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state was a direct aftermath of the infiltration of the university town by unidentified armed men.
The Bayelsa State government has said it would pick the bills of the injured and the burial expenses of the victims of the protest by the women and youths of Amassoma at the Niger Delta University, NDU, Wilberforce Island, in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state.
The Bayelsa State Government, on Friday, took positive steps to resolve the crisis that engulfed Amassoma community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state.
The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State has picked holes in the state government’s conclusion that the alleged victims of brutality, including three protesters allegedly shot dead by the police during Tuesday’s protest at the Niger Delta University (NDU) town of Amassoma, Southern Ijaw, were cultists and hoodlums.
The Bayelsa State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state was a band of cultists, mischief-makers and unscrupulous criminal elements, masquerading under the platform of the APC who do not mean well for the state.
The commission said it observed that some Nigerian universities are running unapproved post-graduate programmes, leading to the award of Masters and PhD degrees.
The Bayelsa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned Tuesday’s killing of residents of Amassoma, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area, by the police.
The Bayelsa State Police Command has given graphic details of how its men were attacked in Amassoma community, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state over the unrest at the Niger Delta University.
At least two persons were on Tuesday feared killed while others were injured following a clash between the police and protesters at the Niger Delta University (NDU), Amasoma, in Bayelsa State.
Three persons were on Tuesday feared killed following a clash between security operatives and kinsmen of late former Governor Diepreye Alamiyeiseigha in Amassoma, Southern Ijaw, Bayelsa State.
The Bayelsa State Government has said that the overaged workers who were recently disengaged from service by the management of the Niger Delta University, Amassoma, were not sacked but retired.
The Bayelsa State Government said on Friday that there was no going back on the current reforms to rid the state of suspected payroll fraudsters in the civil service in the state.
Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) has asked the Bayelsa State government to facilitate the reinstatement of some staff of Niger Delta University (NDU) who were allegedly disengaged by the governing council.
The Bayelsa State Government has declared that the over-aged workers of the state owned Niger Delta University, Amassoma were retired from service by the management of the Institution in accordance with the civil service rule not sacked as being rumoured.
Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, worldwide, has called on Bayelsa State governor, Mr. Seriake Dickson, to address the grievances of students of the state-owned Niger Delta University, Amassoma, which led to a protest and eventual closure of the institution.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) says it has constituted a committee to make university education accessible to the teeming population, who are seeking tertiary education in Nigeria.
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