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Environmentalist seeks reopening of Bayelsa’s Silver River to check spread of cholera

AN environmentalist Furoebi Akene, on Monday, urged Bayelsa government to reopen the blocked Silver River to check the spread of cholera, which has claimed...

Average transport fare for bus journey rose by 12.70 per cent in August – NBS‎

Latest data released by the National Bureau of Statistics revealed that ‎average transport fare for bus journey within cities‎ ‎in the country increased by 12.70 per cent, month-on-month, in August 2020.

N2.3 billion Elebele wooden bridge: NDDC denies involvement, says its “fake news”

THE Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has denied the allegation of its involvement in the construction of a wooden bridge trending on social media,...

NOSDRA concludes probe of oil spill from Shell’s facility at Angiama in Bayelsa   

THE National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) says it has concluded investigations on a spill from Well 13 at Angiama in Bayelsa.   The...

Environmentalist seeks probe into cause of dead fishes on Bayelsa shoreline

A RENOWN Environmentalist Rev Nnimmo Bassey has urged governments and oil industry regulators to investigate the cause of dead fishes littering the Atlantic coastline...

Deciding who wins elections should not be left to courts — Odinkalu

HUMAN rights activist and writer, Chidi Odinkalu, has expressed disapproval of the trend that sees judges upturning the outcome of elections as announced by...

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How Rivers State is responding to sexual violence

By Chioma EZENWAFOR CHISOM Isaac was only in SS2 when she was first gang-raped by her classmate’s brothers and neighbour...

Delta joins Lagos government in hunt for killers of Dowen schoolboy 

Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has vowed to work with the Lagos State Government and other relevant authorities to...

Airlines, travel operators worry over new COVID-19 variant

NIGERIAN aviation stakeholders have expressed worry regarding the future of the travel industry, which another lockdown may yet threaten...

Residents panic over explosions in Maiduguri

RESIDENTS of Maiduguri, Borno State capital, have expressed worry over the explosions that occurred in the early hours of...

Nigerian government approves COVID-19 booster jab

THE Nigerian government has approved the administration of booster jab to protect citizens against COVID-19. The government approved the jab...
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