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December 10, 2018 2:49 PM Cleric explains why kissing during Church wedding is sin

The Bishop of Niger Delta West Diocese, Rt Rev. (Dr) Emmanuel Oko-Jaja, has declared that the act of kissing ones bride at the alter during wedding is a sin. According to him, allowing couples to go through the process in church during their wedding service is unscriptural and therefore be discouraged. Oko-Jaja said that unwholesome practices taking 24

December 9, 2018 10:08 AM 2019: Osinbajo, Atiku, Jonathan meet [PHOTOS]

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, SAN his wif,e Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo, yesterday, met with former President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan; and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. The politicians met at the Interdenominational commendation service of Madam Goldcoast Dickson Mama Gogo, mother of the Gov. Seriake 21

December 9, 2018 6:42 AM 2019: Ben Bruce reacts as Peter Obi’s account gets frozen, attacks EFCC

Ben Bruce, the Senator representing Bayelsa East has condemned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for freezing the account belonging to Atiku Abubakar’s running mate, Peter Obi. The Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) had on Saturday in a statement cried out over the stoppage of transactions on all accounts belonging to its Vice presidential 19

November 28, 2018 1:42 PM Police dismiss Sergent over alleged killing of undergraduate

The Bayelsa State Police Command has dismissed a police Sergeant who allegedly shot and killed a 20-year-old undergraduate, Tariela Nikadae, on Friday. NAN reports that the incident happened during a police raid and detention of residents by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Command. The detained residents were later screened and freed by the police 25

November 25, 2018 3:06 PM What Obasanjo said during Atiku’s official emergence as Wazirin Adamawa

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was on Sunday, formally turbaned as the seventh Waziri of Adamawa Emirate. The position of Waziri makes the former vice-president next to the Lamido of Adamawa, Muhammadu Barkindo, in the hierarchy of the emirate. Speaking at the ceremony, former president Olusegun Obasanjo 32

November 21, 2018 4:41 PM You didn’t complain when Dickson’s friend was Bayelsa Police boss – APC blasts PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State has condemned the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for kicking against the deployment of a new Commissioner of Police in the state. In a statement on Wednesday in Yenagoa, the party said that PDP had by opposing the deployment engaged in inciting the people against the police, hence 23

November 11, 2018 6:59 PM Ben Bruce speaks on harassment of Atiku upon return from Dubai

Ben Murray-Bruce, the Senator representing Bayelsa East, has condemned the alleged harassment of the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar by security agents. Atiku, who just returned to Nigeria after his stay in Dubai, on Sunday hinted that he was intimated by security operatives. He urged President Muhammadu 22

October 28, 2018 10:11 AM Tension in Bayelsa as Igbo factions disagree

Barring any last-minute intervention by the Bayelsa State Government and security agencies in the state, two factions of Ohaneze Ndigbo may clash during the ongoing celebration of Igbo cultural day in Yenagoa. Already, security has been beefed up at the Ox-bow lake pavilion, venue of the celebration, due to the crisis that engulfed the pan Igbo cultural 27

October 26, 2018 7:42 PM Those ganging-up against Oshiomhole enemies of Buhari – APC state chairmen

Chairmen of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the states of the South South geopolitical zone have described those ganging-up against the party’s national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, as enemies of President Muhammadu Buhari. They said this on Friday in a communiqué sent to DAILY POST at the end of their emergency meeting in Abuja. The state chairmen 31

October 26, 2018 6:43 AM Shehu Sani advises Timipre Sylva to dump APC, gives reason

Shehu Sani, the Senator representing Kaduna Central, has urged the former Governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva to leave the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Kaduna lawmaker on his Twitter page wrote: “Bro Timi, make you just take style escape from that place,make suffer no come finish you there. “Anyway they don hear your threat,but nothing 23