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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.
Loto Omolayo, the Coordinator of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Bayelsa, on Wednesday said the corps member whose hand was allegedly cut off by armed robbers in the state was responding to treatment.
A 26 years old man identified as Iruo Ayebatonyo Jnr, was Monday shot dead while scores of others sustained various degrees of injuries in a bloody clash among youths of the Okpoama Community in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
Bayelsa Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ebitimitula Etebu, on Monday dispelled the rumour that two new cases of monkey pox disease have been detected in the state.
One of the patients of the viral disease, monkeypox, at the quarantine centre in Bayelsa State has committed suicide, the state government said on Monday.
Seven out of the 13 monkeypox patients on admission at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobiri in Bayelsa have fully recovered, the state Commissioner for Information, Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson, has said.
Determined to curb the spread of the viral monkeypox disease, the Bayelsa State Government has intensified its efforts especially in the area of public enlightenment and civic engagement.
Residents of Yenagoa, Bayelsa capital, are avoiding handshakes and body contact in public places following the outbreak of monkeypox viral diseases which has infected 13 people including a medical doctor.
A doctor and an 11-year-old who were infected by the Monkeypox virus presently ravaging Bayelsa State have been discharged.
Rivers state government has activated its health rapid response team in all the major hospitals and health centres in the 23 local government areas of the state to be on the high alert due to the heavy human traffic between Rivers and Bayelsa state where the outbreak of the Monkey pox has been reported.
The Bayelsa Government on Thursday allayed fears of possible epidemic following the outbreak of a contagious viral disease called “monkey pox” in the state.
The Bayelsa Government is investigating suspected cases of monkey pox outbreak in its communities, the Commissioner for Health, Professor Ebitimitula Etebu, has said,
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has alerted the Argentine FA that he is not available to replace Jorge Sampaoli as La Albiceleste coach.
The Federal Government says it will partner with meaningful organisations like the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) to ensure rapid development of the country.
The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has assured the people of Agatu, a riverside community in Benue, that days of horror from herdsmen are over .
The Akwa Ibom State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has threatened to stage a counter protest against the administration of Governor Udom Emmanuel if the plan to protest against the APC government would go ahead.
Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Plateau United, have unveiled Abdu Maikaba as their new technical adviser on a three-year contract.
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has cleared the air over the appointment of Justice Uwani Abba-Aji as a Justice of the Supreme Court, stating that the justice is worthy of the appointment.
The African Development Bank has approved its Country Strategy Paper for Malawi for 2018-2022 to boost economic diversification, reduce dependency on rain-fed agriculture and build resilience for growth in the southern African nation.
The Imo State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Chinese firm, Messrs Elion Global Resources, on solar energy/power generation and agro-based ventures.
Answering questions from journalists in Enugu on Sunday on the emergence of His Excellency Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as PDP presidential candidate and His Excellency, Mr. Peter Obi as his running mate, Mr. Okechukwu, a senatorial aspirant for Enugu West senatorial district, reminded Nigerians that “all that glitters is not gold.”
Outgoing United Kingdom High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, has said it is important for men and boys especially to recognize the role and power they have in making the world a fairer, more equitable place and therefore should speak up against unfair treatment based on girl gender.