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Buhari, Dickson meet; discuss restructuring, Niger Delta, others

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa on Thursday updated President Muhammadu Buhari on security and socio-economic developments in Bayelsa and the Niger Delta region. Mr Dickson, who spoke with State House correspondents after closed door meeting with the president, said he stressed the need for change in approach to security management …

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Bayelsa Governor, Dickson, Bags The Nation Award

Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima has described his Bayelsa state counterpart, Seriake Dickson as a change agent of the century. He said Dickson has not only revolutionised agriculture in Bayelsa State but has changed the negative narrative of the state by enthroning sustainable development and peace in “the only homogenous …

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Obasanjo preaches unity at St. Stephen Anglican Church in Otueke

Former First Lady Patience Jonathan with husband Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, and Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson sit front row during a church service at the St. Stephen Anglican Church in Otueke, Bayelsa State, home country of Jonathan on Sunday. The special service which was presided …

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Obasanjo visits Jonathan in Otuoke | photos

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo visited former president Goodluck Jonathan in his hometown, Otuoke, Bayelsa State on Friday (February 16) after Obasanjo spoke earlier in Yenagoa during the commissioning of the Bayelsa State Drug Distribution Centre and other state of-the-art health facilities in Yenagoa. Obasanjo, who was conferred with automatic Bayelsa …

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Monkeypox outbreak affecting sale of bush meat – Official

The outbreak of monkeypox has affected the sale of ‘bush meat’ in the country, a farmer has said. The President of Grass Cutters Farmers Association of Nigeria, GRAFAN, Chinedu Eluwa, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Sunday that people have become cautious of what they eat, especially …

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Monkeypox: No confirmed case in Nigeria yet, Minister explains

The Nigerian government has said that it is yet to confirm if the ailment spreading across some states is monkeypox. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, who briefed journalists after a meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, said the Centre for Disease Control has taken samples for laboratory analysis …

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Monkeypox: Seven patients recover fully in Bayelsa

Seven out of the 13 monkey pox patients on admission at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobiri in Bayelsa have fully recovered, the state Commissioner for Information, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, has said. The commissioner said in a statement on Wednesday in Yenagoa that the seven patients had been discharged from …

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Monkeypox spreads to Akwa Ibom

One case of Monkeypox has been recorded in Akwa Ibom State, an official has confirmed. At least 13 people suspected to be affected by the viral disease are on admittance in hospitals in neighbouring Bayelsa and Rivers states. The Commissioner for Information in the Akwa Ibom, Charles Udoh, in a …

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Rivers records three suspected Monkeypox cases

Rivers records three suspected Monkeypox cases

Three suspected cases of monkeypox disease have been reported in Rivers State, a neighbouring state of Bayelsa, where similar cases were first reported. Bayelsa State had earlier recorded cases of the viral disease on Thursday. Thirteen people suspected to have been in contact with the first victim identified with the disease had been …

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