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David Mark capable of uniting Nigeria – Jonathan


Former President Goodluck Jonathan, on Saturday, threw his weight behind former Senate President David Mark, describing him as a man with strength of character and a clear conscience who could rebuild a fragmented and disunited Nigeria in 2019. According to a statement, Jonathan spoke at his Yenogoa, Bayelsa State home, …

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Murray-Bruce: Buhari, most famous health tourist

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce

The lawmaker representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, has hailed former President Olusegun Obasanjo for seeking medical services within Nigeria while President Muhammadu Buhari seeks his own outside the country. In a veiled reference to Buhari in a post on his Facebook page on Thursday, Murray-Bruce described the …

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28,000 ‘ghost’ workers removed from payroll in Bayelsa

Gov. Seriake Dickson

The Bayelsa government said the ongoing public service reforms has reduced its workforce from 55,000 to 27,000, thus fishing out and expunging 28,000 ghost workers from its payroll. The Bayelsa Commissioner for Information, Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson, made this known in a statement on Saturday in Yenagoa. Iworiso-Markson was reacting to …

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