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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,...

Paris Club Refunds: Bayelsa State Laments Delay By FG

The Bayelsa State Government said that the delay in the release of the second tranche of the Paris Club refunds by the federal government is frustrating its plans to clear backlog of workers’ salaries and implement infrastructure projects.

Bayelsa Journalists Protest Killing Of Colleague By Gunmen

The protesting journalists charged the State government to ensure security of lives and property in the state, while urging the police to fish out the killers of their colleague.

Ijaw Youths Demand Release Of Detained Niger Delta Militants

The IYC president, Eric Omare said that suspects who have had no case of illegality established against them must be released as that will prove to the public that the military was not out to molest and humiliate law abiding citizens.

Indebted Bayelsa Splashes N3 Billion On Cars For Lawmakers, Others

Despite the backlog of salary arrears yet to be cleared by the Bayelsa State government, its Assembly has approved a request by Governor Seriake Dickson to spend N3 billion for the procurement of cars for the State legislators, political appointees and the State security outfit called “door akpor”.


The Lookout Station offers solution hack for journalists

THE Lookout Station, in partnership with Trase powered by the Stockholm Environmental Institute and Global Canopy, is inviting applications for the...

Dangote Cement shuns mining law, contaminates water in Yewa communities

By Gbenga OGUNDARE Water is life. But in Ibese and its surrounding communities, lives are at grave risk as the...

Workers plead for more time as FG enforces compulsory COVID-19 vaccination 

THERE was chaos at the Phase One section of the Federal Secretariat Complex, Central Business District, Abuja, in the early...

Canada, Indonesia impose travel restrictions on Nigeria, nine other African countries

THE governments of Canada and Indonesia have placed Nigeria and nine other African countries on travel ban to curb...

Electoral Act: Pressure mounts on Buhari amid concerns president may decline assent for the fifth time

NIGERIANS are mounting pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill into law. The bill...
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