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September 3, 2018 1:55 PM Minimum wage: TUC begs governors

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), Bayelsa Chapter, has pleaded with state governors to support efforts by the Federal Government to implement a new minimum wage for the country. The State Chairman, Tari Dounana, made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Yenagoa. Dounana appealed to governors to consider 22

August 31, 2018 5:25 PM 2019: Jonathan speaks on PDP conducting free, fair primaries

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday said the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will be free and fair. He said this while assuring those aspiring for elective positions in the PDP ahead of the 2019 election of a level-playing ground in the primaries. Jonathan said this while receiving former Governor of Sokoto state, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, in Yenagoa 26

August 30, 2018 7:39 PM Ondo NUJ protests attacks, incarceration by security operatives

Members of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, Ondo State chapter on Thursday bared their minds against the incessant attacks and illegal incarceration of journalists by security operatives in the country. The men of the pen profession who converged at the union’s secretariat in Akure, the state capital, expressed displeasure over the attitude of security 22

August 29, 2018 4:43 PM Agency reveals states with high risk of flood, advises residents to vacate danger zones

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) has warned Nigerians living by the banks of River Niger to move out of the area immediately over possible flooding. The warning was issued in a statement signed by the agency’s Director of Engineering Hydrology, Mr Clement Nze, in Abuja on Wednesday. The Director listed some states likely to be affected 28

August 24, 2018 1:52 PM Bayelsa Govt Imposes Curfew On Twon Brass — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

The Bayelsa Government on Friday imposed a curfew on Twon Brass in the Brass Local Government Area of the state, where three were killed on Aug. 15. The Deputy Governor of the state, Rear Adm. Gboribiogha Jonah retired, told a news conference in Yenagoa that the curfew would last from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily. He condemned the killing, which was blamed 24

August 17, 2018 11:06 AM Court Adjourns Jones Abiri’s Trial Until September 5 — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

The Chief Magistrate’s Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of a journalist, Mr Jones Abiri, until September 5. Magistrate Chukwuemeka Okafor adjourned the trail on Friday following the absence of the prosecutor and the defence counsel in court when the case was called. Mr Abiri, a Bayelsa-based journalist and publisher of the Weekly Source Magazine 19

August 16, 2018 4:36 PM DSS frees detained journalist, Jones Abiri after two years

Bayelsa-based journalist and publisher of the Weekly Source Magazine, Mr. Jones Abiri has been released by the Department of State Services, DSS. The journalist was released on Wednesday after he was said to have met his bail conditions. He had been in detention for over two years without being charged to court. Abiri was arrested on July 21, 2016 at his office 21

August 16, 2018 7:26 AM Buhari only in office not in power – Ben Bruce

The Senator representing Bayelsa East senatorial district, Ben Murray Bruce has stated that President Muhammdu Buhari is only in office and not in power. Bruce said that being in power meant that a leader empowers his people, while being in office is just a title. The lawmaker tweeted, “What President @MBuhari fails to understand is that being in office 20

August 13, 2018 6:58 AM Impeachment: We are not fighting for Saraki – Ben Bruce

The Senator representing Bayelsa east at the National Assembly, Ben Muray Bruce, has revealed that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, lawmakers are not fighting for the Senate President, Bukola Saraki but for democracy. He said this via his Twitter handle, adding that there was nothing wrong impeaching Saraki legally. He added that any attempt to remove 24

August 11, 2018 3:39 PM Impeachment plot: Ben Bruce denies fighting for Saraki

Ben Murray-Bruce, the Senator representing Bayelsa East District in the National Assembly, has clarified the position of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmakers, who seem to be standing against an alleged impeachment attempt targeted at the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. He also called on the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government 28