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Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Governor Diri urges Bayelsa House of Reps’ caucus to unite for state development

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Douye Diri, has urged Bayelsans not to allow party differences and other considerations to impede the development of the state.
The herbal medicine developed by Malagasy Institute of Applied Research and branded COVID-Organics, contains Artemisia - a plant on the Island used in the fight against malaria.

Nigeria urged to sponsor experts to Madagascar

The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to sponsor experts on a study trip to Madagascar and Senegal for possible cure of COVID-19.
Senator Douye Diri, Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP’s) candidate for the Bayelsa governorship election, on Saturday, described the electoral process as “smooth and peaceful”.

Governor Diri blames Adams Oshiomhole, Timipre Sylva for violence in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has blamed the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole and the Minister of State for Petroleum and former governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva for the February 13 violence that swept across Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital after the Supreme Court sacked Chief David Lyon as governor-elect.

Protesters attack PDP chieftain home, Radio Bayelsa

Protesting members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) have attacked the home of a member representing Yenagoa Federal Constituency, Hon Steve Azaiki, at Imgbi road.

2019: INEC releases names of presidential, national assembly candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday released its provincial list of candidates for presidential and national assembly elections.

PDP primaries: Aggrieved members threaten mass defection

As a fallout of the National Assembly primaries in Bayelsa State, mass defection of aggrieved members a;pears on the horizon in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.

Bayelsa government to pay burial expenses of Amassoma protest victims

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.

Niger Delta University to reopen soon as Governor Dickson settles Amassoma crisis

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.

Bayelsa government honours Samson SIasia, others

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, on Thursday expressed commitment to continually utilise sports as a veritable tool to productively engage the youth towards developing their talents.

2019: We’ll only back presidential candidates that believe in restructuring – Ijaw leaders

Ijaw leaders on Tuesday after a crucial strategic meeting at Kiagbodo, country home of its leader, Chief Edwin Clark, have vowed to only support presidential candidates who genuinely believe and support a restructured Nigeria.

Niger Delta University pro-chancellor lauds Governor Dickson’s move to re-position institution

Prof. Steve Azaiki, the Pro-Chancellor, Niger Delta University (NDU), has commended Gov. Seriake Dickson’s move to re-position the institution to achieve academic excellence.

Bozimo, Egberika’s death big blow to Ijaw nation – Dickson

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has said the death of Chief Gordon Bozimo and Dr. Joseph Egberika was a big blow to the agitation of restructuring and resource control by the Ijaw nation.

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Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi said on Wednesday that the United States and Britain should lift their block on the export of COVID-19 vaccines.

Italian premier calls for Euros final to be moved from Wembley

The prime minister of Italy has called for the Euro 2020 final to be moved from Wembley due to coronavirus concerns. Mario Draghi says the level of infection in the United Kingdom means alternative venues must be considered.
Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo

Laurent Gbagbo files for divorce, to end 30-year marriage

Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo filed for divorce on Monday from his wife of three decades, his lawyer said, days after his highly anticipated return to the country.
Hon Justice Monica Bolna’an Dongban-Mensem is currently the Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, Enugu Division, Nigeria and Life Member of Body of Benchers.

Appeal court president inaugurates special court sitting 270 cases in Jos

The President of the Court of Appeal, Hon Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, has organised a special court sitting in Jos where about 270 Motions and Appeals would be addressed for quick dispensation of justice.
The logo of MTN is pictured in Abuja, Nigeria September 11, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

MTN to invest N640 billion to expand broadband access

MTN Nigeria plans to invest N640 billion (approximately US$1.5 billion) over the next three years to expand broadband access across the continent’s most populous country, in line with the federal government’s 2020-2025 National Broadband Plan and in support of MTN Group’s strategy, Ambition 2025: Leading digital solutions for Africa’s progress.
The three survivors of Sunday’s sporadic shooting by a police operative in Enugu have regained consciousness, a medical doctor at the Enugu State University Teaching Hospital, Parklane, has said.

Enugu: Victims of police shooting stable – physician

The three survivors of Sunday’s sporadic shooting by a police operative in Enugu have regained consciousness, a medical doctor at the Enugu State University Teaching Hospital, Parklane, has said.

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Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has listed some communities inKwara and Niger as notorious for smuggling activities over the years.

Badagry: Secondary school student shot dead in clash with rice smugglers

An SS3 student was shot dead during a clash between security operatives of the Joint Border Patrol Team (JBPT) and suspected rice smugglers at Irosu village near Badagry on Saturday.
Popular media personality, Denrele Edun, has opened up on how his sister, who is a teacher, was recently sacked from her work place after she was discovered to be related to him.

Denrele Edun: My sister got sacked because of me

Popular media personality, Denrele Edun, has opened up on how his sister, who is a teacher, was recently sacked from her work place after she was discovered to be related to him.
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Ex-Ghana defender John Paintsil sets up football academy

Former Ghana international John Paintsil has revealed setting up an academy to produce the next generation of Ghanaian football stars.
Lagos State Attorney General, Moyo Onigbanjo (SAN)

Lagos begins plea bargain session for Kirikiri inmates

In an effort to decongest correctional centres, the Lagos State Ministry of Justice on Thursday held a plea bargain session for some inmates at...
Harry Kane holds the key to England’s bid to end 55 years of hurt as Gareth Southgate’s side start their Euro 2020 campaign with a revenge mission against Croatia on Sunday.

Manchester City make opening bid for Harry Kane

Manchester City have made an opening bid for Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane, reputed journalist Fabrizio Romano has revealed.