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Another state governor follows El-Rufai’s lead; perfects plans to conduct compulsory teachers assessment test

Another state governor follows El-Rufai’s lead; perfects plans to conduct compulsory teachers assessment test

Another state governor follows El-Rufai’s lead; perfects plans to conduct compulsory teachers assessment test
Bayelsa government withholds salaries of 4,204 workers over fraudulent activities

Bayelsa government withholds salaries of 4,204 workers over fraudulent activities

Bayelsa government has said it withheld the October salaries of 4,204 workers with questionable records, as part of steps to reform the state civil service.

Bayelsa government withholds salaries of 4,204 workers over fraudulent activities
Breaking: 42 suspected criminals escape from police custody in Bayelsa state

Breaking: 42 suspected criminals escape from police custody in Bayelsa state

Some suspected criminals have escaped from the custody of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigerian Police Force in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state.

Breaking: 42 suspected criminals escape from police custody in Bayelsa state
4 communities in Jonathan’s council beg Buhari’s government for help over ravaging flood

4 communities in Jonathan’s council beg Buhari’s government for help over ravaging flood

Four communities in Anyama clan of Ogbia local government Area of Bayelsa state have been ravaged by flood forcing the residents to relocate from their homes.

4 communities in Jonathan’s council beg Buhari’s government for help over ravaging flood
Jonathan's nephew arrested, released for allegedly shooting 2 people during masquerade festival

Jonathan's nephew arrested, released for allegedly shooting 2 people during masquerade festival

Amba, while parading suspects, said investigations showed that the shooting was accidental, but added that the victims sustained wounds on their legs and thigh.

Jonathan's nephew arrested, released for allegedly shooting 2 people during masquerade festival
Defection rumours: APC chieftain warns Amaechi to be wary of Governor Dickson

Defection rumours: APC chieftain warns Amaechi to be wary of Governor Dickson

A chieftain of the APC in Bayelsa state, Yekini Nabena, has warned the minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, to be wary of Governor Seriake Dickson.

Defection rumours: APC chieftain warns Amaechi to be wary of Governor Dickson
Navy to start operation ‘Octopus Grip’ in Bayelsa, Delta

Navy to start operation ‘Octopus Grip’ in Bayelsa, Delta

Bello Al-Hassan, the flag officer commanding, central naval command, has said the command will soon launch operation Octopus Grip in Bayelsa and Delta.

Navy to start operation ‘Octopus Grip’ in Bayelsa, Delta
PDP can't win 2019 presidential election - Governor Dickson

PDP can't win 2019 presidential election - Governor Dickson

According to the governor, anti-democratic forces within the PDP are hell-bent on frustrating the party not to make any progress in the forth coming election.

PDP can't win 2019 presidential election - Governor Dickson
Education for all! Bayelsa state government concludes plan to arrest out-of-school kids and their parents

Education for all! Bayelsa state government concludes plan to arrest out-of-school kids and their parents

The Bayelsa government warned citizens of the state that any child or children caught will be brought to the ministry and penalised alongside their parents.

Education for all! Bayelsa state government concludes plan to arrest out-of-school kids and their parents
Monkeypox victim kills himself at quarantine centre in Bayelsa

Monkeypox victim kills himself at quarantine centre in Bayelsa

One of the victims of the viral disease, monkeypox has killed himself.The Punch reports that this was confirmed on Monday, October 16 by the Bayelsa state.

Monkeypox victim kills himself at quarantine centre in Bayelsa
BREAKING: FG confirms 3 cases of monkeypox virus

BREAKING: FG confirms 3 cases of monkeypox virus

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, confirmed three cases of monkeypox virus from the 13 suspected cases reported from Bayelsa state in September.

BREAKING: FG confirms 3 cases of monkeypox virus
Breaking: Former chief of army staff General Victor Malu is dead

Breaking: Former chief of army staff General Victor Malu is dead

A former chief of army staff appointed by Obasanjo, General Victor Malu has died.The Punch reports that former military chief passed away on Monday, October 9.

Breaking: Former chief of army staff General Victor Malu is dead
10 things you should know about the monkeypox virus

10 things you should know about the monkeypox virus

According to the World Health Organisation, monkeypox is a rare disease that occurs primarily in parts of Central and West Africa, near tropical rain forests.

10 things you should know about the monkeypox virus
Nigeria has made a total of N118 trillion from crude oil in the last 53 years - Government agency reveals

Nigeria has made a total of N118 trillion from crude oil in the last 53 years - Government agency reveals

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) revealed that Nigeria made at least N118 trillion from crude production and refining since 1961 after it was discovered.

Nigeria has made a total of N118 trillion from crude oil in the last 53 years - Government agency reveals
BREAKING: Outbreak of monkeypox hits Bayelsa, 10 persons quarantined

BREAKING: Outbreak of monkeypox hits Bayelsa, 10 persons quarantined

Residents of Bayelsa have been gripped by fear after the outbreak of a rare deadly viral disease known as monkeypox in the state with 10 persons quarantined.

BREAKING: Outbreak of monkeypox hits Bayelsa, 10 persons quarantined
Nigeria would implode if it is not restructured immediately - Bayelsa governor sounds alarm

Nigeria would implode if it is not restructured immediately - Bayelsa governor sounds alarm

The call to restructure Nigeria has been backed by the governor of Bayelsa state, Seriake Dickson, who has also cautioned that the nation will implode otherwise

Nigeria would implode if it is not restructured immediately - Bayelsa governor sounds alarm
Ohanaeze Ndigbo calls on members to remain indoors as it plans to mourn IPOB members allegedly killed during Python Dance

Ohanaeze Ndigbo calls on members to remain indoors as it plans to mourn IPOB members allegedly killed during Python Dance

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has canceled 2017 Igbo-day annual celebration to mourn some people that were recently killed during Operation Python Dance in southeast.

Ohanaeze Ndigbo calls on members to remain indoors as it plans to mourn IPOB members allegedly killed during Python Dance
Tension as militants resume attacks on oil installations, blow up oil vessel as security operative, 2 others are killed

Tension as militants resume attacks on oil installations, blow up oil vessel as security operative, 2 others are killed

The incident reportedly happened less than three weeks after a similar attack in an ambush on a military houseboat that led to the death of two persons.

Tension as militants resume attacks on oil installations, blow up oil vessel as security operative, 2 others are killed
Sheriff’s deputy dumps PDP, throws party card into waste bin

Sheriff’s deputy dumps PDP, throws party card into waste bin

Dr Cairo Ojougboh, former factional deputy national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), under Sheriff has left the party along with his loyalists.

Sheriff’s deputy dumps PDP, throws party card into waste bin
Idan aka gudanar da zaben 2019 a yau Buhari ne zai lashe - Preye Aganaba

Idan aka gudanar da zaben 2019 a yau Buhari ne zai lashe - Preye Aganaba

Wani jigo a jamiyyar All Progressive Congress APC na jihar Bayelsa, Cif Preye Aganaba ya cika baki da cewa shugaban kasa Muhammadu Buhari zai ne lashe zabe 2019

Idan aka gudanar da zaben 2019 a yau Buhari ne zai lashe - Preye Aganaba
If 2019 election holds today, Buhari will win - APC chieftain brags

If 2019 election holds today, Buhari will win - APC chieftain brags

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Bayelsa state, Preye Aganaba, has bragged about the chances of President Buhari to win election in 2019.

If 2019 election holds today, Buhari will win - APC chieftain brags
South-south PDP group reveals Goodluck Jonathan’s decision on 2019 presidential election

South-south PDP group reveals Goodluck Jonathan’s decision on 2019 presidential election

Former President Goodluck Jonathan is not interested in contesting the 2019 election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) South-South League has revealed.

South-south PDP group reveals Goodluck Jonathan’s decision on 2019 presidential election
"'Yan sanda ne suka tilastawa dan mu ya fada ruwa." — Iyalan marigayi a kotu

"'Yan sanda ne suka tilastawa dan mu ya fada ruwa." — Iyalan marigayi a kotu

Iyalan wani marigayi a jihar Bayelsa sun kai kara kotu a kan zargin ’yan sanda sun sa dan su ya nutse a ruwa. Kakannin saurayin da ya rasa ran sa, sun shigar da

"'Yan sanda ne suka tilastawa dan mu ya fada ruwa." — Iyalan marigayi a kotu
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