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Western Lotto Rides On Entertainment to Penetrate Marketfrom the proceeds. "Western Lotto is about you. It's about that boy in Mushin,
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from the proceeds. "Western Lotto is about you. It's about that boy in Mushin, that girl in Maiduguri, about that madam in Yenagoa. It is 100% Nigerian. It's a Nigerian initiative through and through. Your payments are in Naira. You can play and... Read more
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Niger Delta - Four Militants, One Civilian Killed, Four Soldiers Injured in Fresh AttackYenagoa — At least four suspected Niger Delta militants were killed in the earl
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Yenagoa — At least four suspected Niger Delta militants were killed in the early hours of yesterday while several others who were wounded escaped into the creeks following an attack on a military House Boat in Rivers State. During the clash at about... Read more
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Paris Club Refund - Nigerians Want Governors Held to Account2.1 million barrels and gasoline stocks declined 4.4 million barrels.Hammed Shi
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2.1 million barrels and gasoline stocks declined 4.4 million barrels.Hammed Shittu in Ilorin and Emmanuel Addeh in Yenagoa with agency report Many Nigerian have called on state governors to make judicious use of the second tranche of the... Read more
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Soyinka Becomes Bayelsa's Honorary Education Ambassadorin the education sector. The governor, who presented the letter of the award t
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in the education sector. The governor, who presented the letter of the award to Soyinka on Friday at Government House Yenagoa, said the honour was bestowed on him for his achievements and democratisation of knowledge across the... Read more
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JTF Continues Manhunt for Army Officer's Killers in Niger DeltaYenagoa — The Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Delta Safe, on Tuesday said it
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Yenagoa — The Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Delta Safe, on Tuesday said it was continuing its search for suspected militants who killed a soldier on duty at Ogbugbagbene settlement in Burutu Local Government, Delta State at the weekend. A... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Search for Militants - Women, Children Trapped in Delta Forestsoldier, last Thursday. Chairman of Bilabiri Community Development Committee,
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soldier, last Thursday. Chairman of Bilabiri Community Development Committee, CDC, Mr Ebimobowei Deboh, in a statement in Yenagoa, while reacting to insinuation in some quarters that some of the perpetrators are from the community, said that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hunt for Militants in Delta - Traders, Transporters Protest Alleged Destruction of Goods By Soldierscondemned the military invasion of some communities in Ekeremor Local Governmen
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
condemned the military invasion of some communities in Ekeremor Local Government Area of the state. CLO, in a statement in Yenagoa by its state Chairman, Chief Nengi James, said the armed invasion and irresponsible arrest of women and the elderly... Read more
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Dickson Asks Sheriff to Support Makarfinational unity convention to select the national leadership of PDP." According
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
national unity convention to select the national leadership of PDP." According to a statement signed at the weekend in Yenagoa by the governor's Special Adviser on Media Relations, Francis Agbo, Dickson said he believes true reconciliation and... Read more
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Soyinka - How Winning Nobel Prize Affected Me NegativelyYenagoa — Celebrated Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, at the weekend in Kaia
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Yenagoa — Celebrated Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, at the weekend in Kaiama, Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, narrated how winning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986 negatively affected his life. The professor of... Read more
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51 Years After, Gowon Honours 'Dissident' Ijaw HeroesYenagoa — Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd), thursday laid wreathes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Yenagoa — Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd), thursday laid wreathes at the graveside of celebrated Ijaw hero, Major Isaac Boro, who first declared a Niger Delta Republic in 1966. The ex-Nigerian leader also gave a worthy mention to Capt.... Read more
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We Had No Undergraduate Shot in Yenagoa - NDArefuted an online media report claiming that an undergraduate of the academy, S
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
refuted an online media report claiming that an undergraduate of the academy, Saviour Enoch, was shot dead by cultists in Yenagoa. The academy said Cadet Izibeginwo Enoch Gbavieme was struck off strength from the NDA for being absent for a... Read more
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Local Content Is Good for Nigeria Business - ExxonMobil MDMD pledged the company total support for the Board's initiatives, stating that
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
MD pledged the company total support for the Board's initiatives, stating that it is open to sta9 exchange between the two organisations and is working to open a liaison o4ce in the Board's new headquarters, when completed in Yenagoa, Bayelsa S... Read more
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N'Delta Leaders Meet, Call for Implementation of 2014 Confab Reportto the region. The national leader of PANDEF, Chief Edwin Clark, who presided
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
to the region. The national leader of PANDEF, Chief Edwin Clark, who presided over a meeting of the group Tuesday in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, also called on the federal government to urgently revisit the 16-point agenda of the forum, as the... Read more
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No Plan to Sack Cabinet - Bayelsa GovtYenagoa — The Bayelsa State government has dismissed as "wicked rumour" the all
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Yenagoa — The Bayelsa State government has dismissed as "wicked rumour" the alleged plan by the state governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson to dissolve the state executive council. The state government through the office of the commissioner of information... Read more
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Oil Communities Demand Direct Allocation of 13 Percent DerivationYenagoa — Oil-bearing communities in the Niger Delta have again demanded the di
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Yenagoa — Oil-bearing communities in the Niger Delta have again demanded the direct payment of the 13 per cent derivation to affected local communities, rather than the political arrangement that currently obtains. The National Chairman of the Host... Read more
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Nigerian Troops 'Uncover Local Arms Factory' in Deltain the troubled Niger Delta region of Nigeria. The commander of the operation,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
in the troubled Niger Delta region of Nigeria. The commander of the operation, Apochi Suleiman, who briefed the press in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, said the troops recovered 13 short-barrel locally-made guns, five double-barrel locally-made guns,... Read more
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Troops Uncover Local Arms Manufacturing Hideout in Delta500 illegal refineries and this is more than what has been achieved in the past
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
500 illegal refineries and this is more than what has been achieved in the past two years." Meanwhile, briefing newsmen in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, where three of the key suspects were paraded, the JTF Commander of Operation Delta Safe, Rear... Read more
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President Jonathan's Associate Escapes AssassinationYenagoa — A gang of five armed men suspected to be assassins, in the early hour
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Yenagoa — A gang of five armed men suspected to be assassins, in the early hours of yesterday stormed the Yenagoa house of a confidant of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Dikivie Ikiogha. The suspects reportedly broke into the house through the... Read more
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Gunmen Shoot, Kidnap Principal's Wife in Bayelsafollowing the incident which took place at about 2.am in the early hours of Fri
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
following the incident which took place at about 2.am in the early hours of Friday at the victim's residence in Azikoro, Yenagoa local council. Numbering about 12, the gang reportedly gained access into the house of the school principal after... Read more
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Two Years After, Niger Delta States Continue Controversial Spying Programsto get updates from officials with knowledge about the Bayelsa State's surveill
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
to get updates from officials with knowledge about the Bayelsa State's surveillance activities were unsuccessful. In Yenagoa, some officials that initially agreed to an off-record conversation in person later backed out at the eleventh hour,... Read more
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Militants Decry Non-Enlistment Into Amnesty ProgrammeYenagoa — Some former warlords in the Niger Delta Wednesday decried the unendin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Yenagoa — Some former warlords in the Niger Delta Wednesday decried the unending tussle to get them enlisted in the federal government-backed amnesty programme initiated by the late President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua. The aggrieved youths from Delta,... Read more
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Militant group withdraws threat to attack Niger Delta oil industryYENAGOA, Nigeria (Reuters) – A militant group in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern Ni
EuroNews / Posted 24 days ago
YENAGOA, Nigeria (Reuters) – A militant group in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern Niger Delta on Wednesday withdrew its threat to launch attacks on oil facilities from June 30. The New Delta Avengers are apparently named in a nod to the Niger Delta... Read more
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Reuters
Militant group withdraws threat to attack Niger Delta oil industryYENAGOA, Nigeria A militant group in Nigeria's oil-rich southern Niger Delta on
Reuters / Posted 24 days ago
YENAGOA, Nigeria A militant group in Nigeria's oil-rich southern Niger Delta on Wednesday withdrew its threat to launch attacks on oil facilities from June 30. The New Delta Avengers are apparently named in a nod to the Niger Delta Avengers who last... Read more
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24d
AllAfrica.com
Dickson Inaugurates 20-Member Committee to Resolve INC CrisisBayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has in Yenagoa assembled leaders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has in Yenagoa assembled leaders of thought in Ijaw nation to request their assistance and support to help in resolving issues affecting Ijaw ethnic nationality, especially the Ijaw National Congress... Read more
24d
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Et Tu, Dickson?is aligned with the Ahmed Makarfi's group. Mrs. Jonathan and Dickson had never
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
is aligned with the Ahmed Makarfi's group. Mrs. Jonathan and Dickson had never liked each other right from *their days in Yenagoa. As president's wife, she wanted her godson, Dr. Peremobowei Dudafa as deputy to Dickson. Dickson rejectehd the... Read more
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No Oil From N-Delta If North Sabotages Osinbajo - MilitantsYenagoa — Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders, NDRC, a militant group in the Ni
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
Yenagoa — Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders, NDRC, a militant group in the Niger Delta region, yesterday, warned it would resist with the last drop of its members' blood, further oil exploration and exploitation in the Niger Delta if the North... Read more
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Gov Dickson Moves to Save Ijaw NationYenagoa — Ijaw leaders, weekend, converged on Yenagoa, the Jerusalem of Ijaw na
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
Yenagoa — Ijaw leaders, weekend, converged on Yenagoa, the Jerusalem of Ijaw nation and capital of Bayelsa State, to chart a new course for the beleaguered Ijaw National Congress, INC, the apex socio-cultural organization of the Izon (Ijaw) ethnic... Read more
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Tompolo's Kinsmen Write Osibanjo Over Chevron's Alleged Threat to PeaceYenagoa — Angry kinsmen of High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, the foremost forme
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
Yenagoa — Angry kinsmen of High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, the foremost former militant leader in the Niger Delta, yesterday sent a protest letter to the Acting President, Professor YemiOsinbanjo over alleged attempts by the oil multinationals to... Read more
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Cultists Kill 31-Old Man in BayelsaYenagoa — A 31-year-old engineering graduate of the University of Benin, UNIBEN
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
Yenagoa — A 31-year-old engineering graduate of the University of Benin, UNIBEN, Edo State, Samuel Collins, was reportedly killed by suspected cultists, weekend, at the Kpansia suburb of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. The incident, it was gathered,... Read more
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Outrage in Bayelsa As 50 Yrs Old Man Defiles 15 Months Old BabyThere was outrage among residents of Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital followi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
There was outrage among residents of Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital following the arrest of a 50 years old man over alleged defilement of a 15 months old child along the Swali area of the State. The suspect, identified as Oku Ekanem, an indigene... Read more
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Suspected Militant - Why We Blew Up Agip Oil Pipeline in BayelsaYenagoa — A suspected Niger Delta militant, Suoyo Dickson, aka, Hustler, thursd
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
Yenagoa — A suspected Niger Delta militant, Suoyo Dickson, aka, Hustler, thursday in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, narrated why he, along with his gang, blew up an oil pipeline belonging to Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC). Dickson, who was paraded by... Read more

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