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Hoodlums invade Bayelsa High Court,injure three persons  ….sporadic shooting at APC secetariat

Hoodlums invade Bayelsa High Court,injure three persons ….sporadic shooting at APC secetariat

News Feature, Press Release
Hoodlums numbering over thirty on Wednesday distrupted proceedings into the hearing over a suit into the disputed ward,local government and State congresses of the All Progressive Congress (APC) at the Bayelsa State High Court. An official of the court, the claimant, Alex Blackson and his brother, Osom Blackson were injured during the stampede and violence inside the court. The presiding Judge, Justice Nayai Aganaba was stoned with plastic bottles by the hoodlums but was taken to safety by his police orderly. Leadership gathered that most of the lawyers in Court were also chased out, while those that came with the claimant were brutalised. Leadership gathered that the hoodlums may have been provoked by the allege insistence of the Presiding Judge, Justice Aganaba to hear the s...
GOVERNOR BUNI-LED APC CARETAKER COMMITTEE TASKS AMEACHI, SYLVA ON PARTY’S RECONCILIATION, REPOSITIONING EFFORTS

GOVERNOR BUNI-LED APC CARETAKER COMMITTEE TASKS AMEACHI, SYLVA ON PARTY’S RECONCILIATION, REPOSITIONING EFFORTS

Breaking News, Politics
Governor Mai Mala Buni (middle) with both Rotimi Amaechi(Right) and Timipre Sylva( left) The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni on Monday met with the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva at the Party's National Secretariat. At the meeting which was held close door, Governor Mai Mala Buni charged the ministers to work together and lead the Party's efforts to reconcile aggrieved party members and reposition the Party, particularly in the South South region. Ahead of the Governorship elections in Niger Delta states of Edo and Ondo as well as legislative By-Elections in Bayelsa and Cross River states, Governor Mai Mala...
FG Begins Feasibility Study for Brass Shipyard Project

FG Begins Feasibility Study for Brass Shipyard Project

Maritime, News Feature, Port News, Press Release
The Federal Government has commenced feasibility study for the construction of a shipyard in Brass Island, Bayelsa State, which would cater for the maintenance and repair services of cargo vessels, oil tankers, and LNG carriers. Chief Timipre Sylva conducting Feasibility study with Harbour engineers The Minister of State for Petrolem Resources, Chief Timipre chaired the project’s kick-off meeting on Thursday and stated that it will be executed by China Harbour Engineering Company, which had carried out similar projects across the globe . The feasibility study, according to the minister, will be funded by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) as part of its overarching mandate to domicile key oil and gas industry infrastructure and increase retention of in...