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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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Emmanuel signs Akwa Ibom’s anti-open grazing bill into law

AKWA Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel, on Wednesday, signed the state’s anti-open grazing bill into law. The bill was signed...

Analysts want govt assets in equity market as CBN eyes international financial centre

FINANCIAL experts have urged the Central Bank to work towards enlisting the government’s corporate assets into the equity market...

Naira weakens to N562/$ in parallel market amid drop in inflation

NIGERIA'S naira is sinking against the dollar in the parallel market, closing at N562/$ on Wednesday against N557/$ at...

Akwa Ibom House of Assembly passes anti-open grazing bill

A bill prohibiting open grazing in Akwa Ibom State has been passed by the state house of assembly. The bill...

Funding infrastructure with external loans blamed for problems in Nigeria’s education, health sectors

AN economist has blamed the Nigerian government's reliance on external loans to fund infrastructural projects for problems in the...
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