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Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has said the Bayelsa International Cargo/Passenger Airport would begin commercial flight operations in about two months. A statement by his media aide, Fidelis Soriwei, said Dickson spoke when the Air Officer Commanding Mobility Command, Yenagoa, Air Vice Marshall Uburufih Peter-Uzezi and top officials visited him at the Government House in […]

Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki has urged Nigerians to imbibe the value of sacrificing in the interest of the country, as demonstrated by Jesus Christ, whose selfless service to humanity is being commemorated across the world this Easter period. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, the Senate President […]

Labour yesterday hailed the signing of the Minimum Wage Bill into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, describing it as the first stage of victory for workers. It said strict implementation of the new salary regime should begin immediately. The workers leaders – Bobboi Kaigama of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Joe Ajaero of the […]

Despite being the number one producer of beans in the world, Nigeria spends N16bn annually to import the produce from neighbouring countries, the Federal Government has said. The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Science and Technology, Mr Bitrus Bako, said that the recent certification of environmental safety of genetically modified beans would help to […]

The Acting Inspector-General of Police (Ag. IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has advised Christians to be security conscious as they celebrate Easter. The police chief also directed Assistant Inspector Generals of Police (AIGs) and Commissioners of Police (CPs) in sonal and state commands across the country to deploy their men adequately to vulnerable areas to ensure hitch-free […]

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