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Osun, Kogi, Benue, others may not receive final tranche of Paris Club refunds

THE Ministry of Finance says states owing workers' salary arrears will not benefit from the final tranche of the Paris Club refund of $2.69...

SPOT THE DIFFERENCE: Jones Abiri’s pictures before and after his two-year DSS detention

ON July 23, 2016,  the Department of State Service (DSS), arrested Jones Abiri, a Yenagoa, Bayelsa State-based journalist, on trumped up charges of belonging...

SPECIAL REPORT: How Buhari’s govt detained Nigerian journalist for two years without trial

By Peter Nkanga IN tears, 80-year-old Mama Abiri undressed. Before strangers, family, and friends alike, she clasped her frail breasts, and cried inconsolably,...
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Is Jones Abiri, the Bayelsa journalist arrested by DSS in 2016, dead or alive?

At this moment, no member of his family knows his whereabouts; no one, not even his lawyers, knows where he is being detained; no one even knows if he is dead or alive.

Unknown gunmen shoot Owei, AIT reporter in Bayelsa

Onisofie Owei, a broadcast journalist with the Africa Independent Television (AIT), was attacked by suspected armed robbers on Friday in Yenagoa, the capital of...

Jonathan: I’ve come a long way with Dickson… I can’t plan evil against him

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says he brought Seriake Dickson, Governor of Bayelsa State, into the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and there is no discord...
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MONKEYPOX: 10 things you need to know

Residents of Bayelsa State, South-South Nigeria, has been thrown into panic following an outbreak of a disease suspected to be monkeypox. Medical experts say samples...

Trees, animals dying, as spill from Shell’s oil field devastates Bayelsa community

Residents of Tambiri I and II in Tein community, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, are demanding that Shell should clean up their...

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Wike to political parties: No rally in Rivers without permission

RIVERS State governor Nyesom Wike has vowed that political parties will not be allowed to hold rallies in the...

Atiku can’t see Buhari’s achievement because he lives in Dubai – Lai Mohammed

THE Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has said that presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),...

Police confirm abduction of commissioner in Benue

THE Benue State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of the state's Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development, Ekpe...

Ortom insists he is not Wike’s errand boy

BENUE State governor Samuel Ortom has blasted the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state for calling him...

Stakeholders flay MDAs’ disregard for FOIA, list challenges, solutions

STAKEHOLDERS have said that the failure of ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) to honour the Freedom of Information Act...
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No elected federal official, appointee will earn more than civil servants – Peter Obi

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has said...

NDLEA declares Abuja drug baron wanted, arrests grandma, pregnant woman

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has declared...

2023: Peter Obi promises to increase power generation to 25,000mw by 2025

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has promised...

EFCC to commence auction of forfeited items December 6

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will commence...

Student critic apologises to Aisha Buhari, deactivates social media accounts

A STUDENT Aminu Adamu has apologised to the wife...
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