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Items filtered by date: Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Bayelsa Residents, Navy Spoil For War Over Land

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Owners of over 40 residential buildings have alleged that the Central Naval Command (CNC) of the Nigerian Navy is collaborating with the  Bayelsa State Physical Planning and Development Board to forcefully evict them and demolish their houses situated behind the Navy's headquarters at Agudama-Epie in Yenagoa, the state capital.

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Gunmen Wreak Havoc On Eneka-Rukpokwu Road

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Gunmen on Monday morning wreaked havoc on the Eneka and Rukpokwu communities of Obio/ Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, even after the ban on Keke to stop operating from 6pm in an attempt to end criminality in the area.

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Who Set Fire On SEMA Office In Calabar?

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A late evening fire has razed the Cross River State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, stores in Calabar. Sources said the fire outbreak may not be ordinary.

The fire which started at about 7 pm razed several bags of rice, gallons of vegetable, cartons of biscuits and noodles kept in the warehouse to await distribution. Materials said to cost millions of naira were lost to the inferno.

A staff of the agency said in an interview that the fire was amystrious, as there has been no electricity supply to the warehouse in the past five years nor is there any form of flame close by that could ignite the fire outbreak.

He said “we are all surprised how fire got into the place because we have not had electricity in the warehouse in the past five years.”

He said the items burnt were supplied by NIMASA last Tuesday and that plans had been made to distribute them when the inferno occurred. The staff also said he suspected arson by hoodlums who may have invaded the place on getting wind of the supply of items to the agency and added that the security situation in the premises is very porous.

“Last night an air conditioner was removed by hoodlums and I suspect they came from the adjoining bushes close to the Bogobiri area. In the past we usually engaged the services of policemen but for sometimes now we have not had imprest so could not pay the torchlight and transport allowance of policemen so they stopped coming”.

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We've Seen Hell In Bayelsa, Keke Riders Lament,… Threaten Indefinite Strike

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Tricycle operators popularly called Keke Riders say they are having harrowing experiences in the hands of tax collectors, men of the Nigerian Police and Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Bayelsa State.

The aggrieved tricyclists had, on Monday, shut down Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital as they barricaded the Melford Okilo Expressway from the Ekeki Motor Park axis to the Government House, obstructing vehicular movement for several hours, to vent their grievances.

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Election Tribunal: 25 Guber Candidates May Testify Against Udom

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Following Governor Udom Emmanuel's refusal to fulfil his cash compensation to 25 governorship candidates who collapsed their political structures to him in the just concluded governorship election in Akwa Ibom State, the disappointed candidates may testify against him in the upcoming elections petition tribunal, which will sit in Uyo.

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