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Thugs Attack Protesters, Journalists In Yenagoa

A peaceful protest by members of the National Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, and Medical and Health Workers Union in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital,on Tuesday, was disrupted when the protesters were attacked by violent thugs.

Bayelsa Guber Poll: Ex-Militant Sues For Peace

A former Niger Delta militant leader, Ramsey Mukoro, on Monday appealed to the 20 contending political parties, their candidates and former militants to eschew violence in...

INEC Registers 663,748 Voters For Bayelsa Guber Polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Thursday announced that its had registered 663,748 voters in 1,939 units for the Bayelsa governorship election slated...
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One year after Taliban takeover, Afghanistan plagued by repression, hunger

EXACTLY one year ago, August 15, 2021, the Taliban took over Afghanistan, promising to bring peace to the country...

Regulatory Commission inaugurates gas flare commercialisation team

THE Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) has inaugurated a 12-member gas flare commercialisation programme team to steer the...

Kenya: William Ruto wins presidential election amid controversy

KENYA'S Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has declared candidate of the United Democratic Alliance (UDA), Deputy President William...

Pro-Health policy journalism fellowship offers reporting grants

GATEFIELD Impact is accepting applications for its inaugural Pro-Health Policy Journalism Fellowship.  The program will provide participants with the skills necessary to...

Cost of lending to rise as inflation surges to 19.64% in July

CONSUMERS in Nigeria would likely be paying more for goods as inflation surges to 19.64 per cent in July,...
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