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  • World Bank Supports FG With $500m To Combat Erosion

    The Federal Government said it had received World Bank’s commitment of $500 million to support its efforts at addressing the erosion in Nanka and Agulu communities in Anambra State. The World Bank support is coming as the...

    • Posted June 16, 2013
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  • Bayelsa, six other states fail DMO’s solvency test

    Bayelsa and six other states in the country have failed the domestic debt sustainability analysis undertaken by the Debt Management Office (DMO). According to the report, which the DMO board, headed by Vice President Namadi Sambo met...

    • Posted March 18, 2013
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  • Bayelsa approves N4bn for rural electricity

    Communities in the hinterland of Bayelsa State will soon enjoy power supply as the state government has approved N4 billion for rural electrification. The state Commissioner for Energy, Mr. Francis Ikio, disclosed this in Yenagoa while conducting...

    • Posted February 12, 2013
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  • Governor Dickson presents N500m cheque to pensioners in Bayelsa

    Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has kick started the payment of pensions and gratuity to the retirees in the state with the presentation of N500m cheque in fulfillment of his promise. Presenting the cheque to the state...

    • Posted February 4, 2013
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  • Five Governors Accused of N7 trillion Embezzlement from Derivation Fund

    Five state governors have been accused by oil producing communities for embezzling N7.282 trillion. The communities alleged that for the past 13 years the Governors of Akwa Ibom, Rivers, Edo, Bayelsa, and Ondo received the amount as...

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Adenuga Contributes N.5bn to Bayelsa State Government Flood Relief Efforts

    A dazzling sum of N500 million was donated to support the flood relief efforts of the Bayelsa State Government by the Chairman of Globacom, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jnr. While presenting the cheque to state Governor Hon. Seriake...

    • Posted December 5, 2012
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  • Bayelsa Fishing Communities Protest Eni Oil Spill

    Italian oil firm Eni said on Saturday an oil spill near its facilities in the Niger Delta had been contained, but local people said the pollution had spread and damaged their fishing. Eni said the spill occurred...

    • Posted September 17, 2012
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