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Bayelsa poll: Don’t shortchange ad hoc staff – INEC warns electoral officers

INEC National Commissioner, Prof. Okechukwu Ibeanu, gave the advice during an interactive session between members of staff, INEC Bayelsa and the commission’s Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu in Yenegoa.

INEC: Bayelsa, Kogi, ‘difficult states to conduct elections’

Bayelsa and Kogi “are not easy states” when it comes to conducting governorship elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said.
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NIWA gets acting chief after Senator Mamora’s exit

The General Manager, Legal at the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Danladi Ibrahim, is now acting Managing Director of the Authority.

Federal government urges states to engage N-Power volunteers

The federal government via the National Social Investment Office (NSIO) has urged states across the country to engage the N-power volunteers who have been trained in various vocations.
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Kidnappers release abducted Police wrestler after N.2 million ransom

The abducted Nigeria Police athlete, Constable Esther Okpokwe, has been released by suspected kidnappers who seized her on her way to the 3rd Governor Dickson Wrestling Classics in Yenegoa, Bayelsa State, on Sunday.

NiMet predicts cloudy, rainy weather for Friday

Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy and rainy weather conditions with prospects of widespread thunderstorms over most parts of the country for Friday.

NIMET predicts sunny, hazy weather for Thursday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted partly cloudy to sunny and hazy weather conditions with prospects of thundery activities over most parts of Nigeria on Thursday.

Senator Lokpobiri: Governor Dickson of recruiting militants to destabilise elections

Sen. Heineken Lokobiri, Minister of State for Agriculture, has dismissed accusations of instigating violence in Bayelsa leveled against him and other APC chieftains in the state by Gov. Seriake Dickson.
Ngozi Olejeme

Court orders interim forfeiture of Ngozi Olejeme’s assets

A Federal High Court presided over by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu has ordered the interim forfeiture of assets and properties traced to Ngozi Olejeme, a former chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF.

EFCC seizes 46 houses from Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign director over alleged N68 billion fraud

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the temporary forfeiture of 46 properties allegedly belonging to Dr. Ngozi Olojeme, the Deputy Chairman, Finance Committee of the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation in the 2015 election.
Obiageli Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili: Lagos, Kano, others to get stable electricity if I emerge president

The presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has assured Nigerians of development in the power sector if she wins the 2019 election.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Group pledges to deliver Bayelsa to Atiku Abubakar

A group, the Atiku Domestic Voters Structure (DOVO), has pledged to deliver Bayelsa to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, during the 2019 general elections.

NiMet predicts partly cloudy, sunny, hazy weather for Tuesday

NiMet’s Weather Outlook on Monday in Abuja predicted sunny condition over the central cities throughout the forecast period with day and night temperatures in the range of 29 to 35 and 13 to 27 degrees Celsius respectively.

NiMet: Cloudy, sunny weather to prevail on Wednesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy and sunny weather conditions over most parts of the country with chances of thunderstorms over the southern part on Wednesday.

Senate panel commends NCDMB on HQ construction

Senate Committee on Local Content has commended the Nigeria Content Development Monitoring Board (NCDMB) for the ongoing 17-storey headquarters building at Yenegoa, Bayelsa State.
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NiMet: Scattered rainfall, thunderstorms to prevail on Monday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted chances of scattered rainfall and thunderstorm activities over most parts of the country on Monday.

IPOB sit-at-home records partial compliance in South East

The sit-at-home order by the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) in the South East, to commemorate the army invasion of the Afaraukwu, Abia State home of Nnamdi Kanu, on Friday was ignored as residents in Enugu, Anambra, Abia states and other parts of the south east went about their normal businesses.

N1.7 billion fraud: Ex-President Jonathan’s aide admitted disbursing $10 million

Dudafa Waripamo-Owei, an aide to Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday told the Federal High Court in Lagos that he received and disbursed 10 million dollars (about N1.7 billion) on the ex- president’s instructions.

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Federal government, states, local councils share N693.529 billion for September

The Federal Government, 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory and 774 local government areas shared N693.529 billion as of September allocation disbursed by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).

Bayern Munich forward wants Manchester United move

Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller wants Manchester United as the German offers himself to the Red Devils.

Governor Akeredolu not hospitalised – commissioner

The absence of the Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, from office in the recent time has been generating reactions from various quarters as some were saying the governor had been in the hospital, treating food poisoning.
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Police exhume another corpse in Benue rice farm

The Police Command in Benue have exhumed an unknown decomposed body in a rice farm in Ukum Local Government Area of the state.

Sunday Mba: I want to play active football again

Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.