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FRSC records 456 road accidents deaths in one month

Accidents

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says 456 people died and 3404 others were injured in 826 accidents recorded nationwide in January. The FRSC stated this in its CCC report for January signed by its Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi. According to the report, the January accident figure represents a 4-per cent decrease compared with the previous month of December 2017, ...

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FERMA engages 200 youths in the reconstruction of Yenagoa-Oloibiri Road

200 youths engage in construction work

The Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) has engaged over 200 youths in Bayelsa state to carry out repair works on the failed portion of the six kilometers Yenagoa-Immiringi-Oloibiri road. Head of FERMA Bayelsa Field office, Ayoola Bolaji, an engineer who disclosed during an inspection of the road said the youths were sourced from the communities located along the roads. According ...

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FRSC provides road maintenance job for 200 unemployed youths

FRSC provides road maintenance job for 200 unemployed youths

The Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) in Bayelsa, on Thursday, said it had provided job(s) for no fewer than 200 unemployed youths in road maintenance. Mr Bolaji Ayoola, the FERMA Road Maintenance Engineer in the state, made this disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yenagoa after inspecting some of the ongoing road projects in Bayelsa. He explained ...

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250 schools shut down in Bayelsa due to bad infrastructure

250 schools shut down in Bayelsa due to bad infrastructure

Over 250 private primary and secondary schools in Bayelsa State will soon be shut down for compromising standards, the state government said yesterday. The government noted that its officials had gone round the state and discovered that the children in the state were not getting quality learning, vowing to ensure that all such schools are stopped from operating. The Commissioner for ...

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Bayelsa govt provides land for Agip Oil’s residential quarters

Family petitions Amosun over forceful eviction by a land grabber

“The Bayelsa State government has offered to provide land for the Nigerian Agip Oil Company to build its corporate office and residential quarters in Yenagoa the state capital.” TVC News The offer was gladly accepted by the managing director of the company, Massimo Insulla who was in Yenagoa where both parties made commitments to work together for the success of ...

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EFCC goes after Jonathan’s wife’s assets

EFCC goes after Jonathan’s wife’s assets

“The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC is set  to apply for the final forfeiture of  choice properties  allegedly owned by former First Lady  Patience Jonathan.”- The Nation But the commission has been having difficulty in getting the original titles of the assets. They include Aridolf  Resort, Wellness and Spa  and  eight others. The anti-graft commission may ask the court ...

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Nigerian Senate probes carbon emission in Port Harcourt, Rivers

Port Harcourt

“The Nigerian Senate has instructed its Committees on Environment, Petroleum and Downstream to make a visit to Port Harcourt, capital of Rivers State. This is in a bid to assess the level of air pollution. According to Premium Times, residents of the city and its environs have been living under the threat of air pollution since black carbon took over ...

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Bayelsa State government calls for federal assistance over erosion threats

Bayelsa State government calls for federal assistance over erosion threats

As a result of incessant coastal erosion impacts in some communities in Bayelsa State, the government, has made a passionate appeal to the Federal Ministry of Environment, agencies and other well-meaning organisations to join efforts at combating the menace. The Guardian reports that the State Deputy Governor, Gboribiogha John Jonah made the appeal after inspecting a landslide site at Okoloba ...

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Oil leak from Agip’s pipeline pollutes community in Bayelsa State

Oil leak from Agip’s pipeline pollutes community in Bayelsa State

According to a field report by the Environmental Rights Action/ Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), oil leak from Tebidaba-Ogboinbiri crude line operated by the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) has discharged massive volumes of crude into the surrounding environment. New Telegraph newspaper states that according to the report, officials of NAOC had commenced recovery of the spilled crude from ...

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