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Political tensions chased away contractors from sites in Bayelsa—Commissioner

NEDU MARK, Yenagoa Bayelsa State government, has said that the political tension in the country accompanying the 2015 general elections compelled many contractors handling various projects in the state to abandon construction sites. Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, disclosed this, Thursday at Igbogene, in Yenagoa, while fielding questions …

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FG joins Australia, Brazil in condemning Indonesia’s executions of convicted inmates

  Nearly two days after Indonesia’s execution by firing squad of 8 convicted drug traffickers, including four Nigerians, the Federal Government yesterday condemned the decision of the country to carry out the death sentences despite worldwide appeals. Indonesian authorities had, Tuesday executed eight people, including four Nigerians, convicted for drug …

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Sanusi Ado Bayero now NPA’s MD

President Goodluck Jonathan, Wednesday, approved the appointment of Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Ado Bayero as the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) following the sacking of Mallam Habib Abdullahi who occupied the position. The appointment of Sanusi was contained in a statement by presidential spokesman, Dr. Reuben Abati. The …

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Activists mourn Oronto Douglas

  NEDU MARK Yenagoa   Leadership of various human, civil rights organizations as well as other advocacy groups in Nigeria, Wednesday, converged on Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital, to mourn the demise of the Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Documentation and Strategy, Dr. Oronto Natie Douglas. The activists …

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