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Minister: Federal government to prioritise 80 out of 524 ongoing road projects

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said 80 out of 524 ongoing road and bridge projects across the nation will be prioritised.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan, wife were both pictured celebrating with Jigawa Governor Badaru, Chairman APC Campaign Organisation with Senator Ita Enang during a visit to their residence on Saturday evening. 1

Bayelsa elections: Former President Jonathan, wife host APC governors, campaign chairman in Otuoke

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, on Sunday, hosted two governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at his residence in Otuoke, Bayelsa state, on Sunday.
Some electorate whose polling units fell in Ayama Ijaw Community Secondary School, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, had to wade through the mud to cast their votes on Saturday. 4

Sporadic violence greets Bayelsa, Kogi guber elections

Sporadic violence marred polls in two key Nigerian states Saturday, despite a heavy security presence after a bloody run-up to the elections.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC cancels election in Bayelsa ward over violence

Voting has been cancelled in Ologi (Ward 03) of Ogbia Local Government Area (LGA), a senior electoral official has said, following a violent incident that included “seizing” of an electoral official.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Bayelsa guber: Former President Jonathan decries late arrival of election materials at Otuoke polling...

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed disappointment over the late arrival of election materials to his Polling Unit 39, Ward 13, in Otuoke, Ogbia Local Government Area (LGA) of Bayelsa.

INEC to deliver materials in Bayelsa with helicopters

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Wednesday that it had secured the services of some helicopters to deliver sensitive materials to difficult terrains in Bayelsa State as part of its preparations for the November 16 governorship election.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has assured the people of his desire to build on the legacies of the state founding fathers if elected on November 16.

Bayelsa guber: Senator Diri woos ex-President Jonathan’s supporters

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for next month’s governorship election in Bayelsa State, Sen. Douye Diri, has urged the supporters of former President Goodluck Jonathan to vote for him.
Seventy-two graduates of the Federal University, Otuoke, in Bayelsa, have bagged first-class degrees.

Two students murdered in Otuoke university

There is panic in the Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State, following the murder of two students of the university by yet-to-be identified killers.

Bayelsa governor’s aide resigns

Mr Michael Ogiasa, the Special Adviser to Governor of Bayelsa on Power Development, has resigned his appointment.
Seventy-two graduates of the Federal University, Otuoke, in Bayelsa, have bagged first-class degrees.

72 students bag first class at Otuoke federal university maiden convocation

Seventy-two graduates of the Federal University, Otuoke, in Bayelsa, have bagged first-class degrees.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Xenophobia: Federal government wants compensation for Nigerians – official

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, says the Federal Government is pressing for compensation for affected Nigerians in the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa.Joseph Fuwape

Ex-President Jonathan’s in-laws arrested for ‘stealing’ jewellery, valuables

Men of the Bayelsa State Police Command have arrested four in-laws of former President Goodluck Jonathan over alleged involvement in the illegal entry into his home in Otuoke community in Ogbia Local Government Area and carting away jewellery, custom made walking stick and other valuables worth over N.3billion.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Domestic workers, relatives loot ex-President Jonathan’s N.3 billion jewelries, other valuables

The police in Bayelsa State have commenced investigations into the looting of valuables including jewelries worth over N.3bn belonging to former President Goodluck Jonathan by his domestic workers and some relatives.

JAMB releases another 15,490 UTME results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released another 15,490 results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations, UTME.

Delta elections: Governor Okowa declared winner of gubernatorial poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday declared Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the 2019 governorship election in Delta.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.

Elections: Atiku Abubakar trounces President Buhari in Delta

Former vice president and presidential candidate of the PDP Atiku Abubakar has defeated incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari of the APC in Delta State.
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari vows to probe $16 billion power project

President Muhammadu Buhari says he will probe the spending of the $16 billion Independent Power Project executed by the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
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 infrastructural development in Bayelsa

President Mohammadu Buhari has promised that the Federal government would pay more attention to infrastructural development in Bayelsa State.

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Shareholders seek more mergers, acquisitions in cement industry

Shareholders under the aegis of Constance Shareholders’ Association of Nigeria (CSAN) on Saturday said that mergers and acquisitions would improve cement industry activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).
North Korea has conducted another “crucial test” at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media reported Saturday, as nuclear negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington remain stalled with a deadline approaching.

North Korea conducts ‘crucial test’ at Sohae launch site

North Korea has conducted another “crucial test” at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media reported Saturday, as nuclear negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington remain stalled with a deadline approaching.

Tony Momoh: Anyone who calls President Buhari derogatory names will be dealt with

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Saturday said Punch newspaper did nothing wrong by referring to President Muhammadu Buhari as a Major General.
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Edo government begins revalidation exercise for pensioners in 18 local councils

The Edo State Government has announced the commencement of the revalidation exercise for pensioners in the 18 Local Governments Areas (LGAs) of the state.

Ondo governor presents staff of office to Olowo of Owo

Royal fathers from far and near who graced the occasion include Oba Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi, Ooni of Ife, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi, Deji of Akure, Oba Victor Kiladejo, Osemawe of Ondo Kingdom and other prominent traditional rulers in the state.