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APC chieftain shot dead in Bayelsa

Bayelsa State Governor Douye Diri condemned the assassination of an All Progressives Congress (APC) member in the state. The assassinated politician, Sunday Frank-Oputu, was shot dead at his Yenagoa residence by gunmen on Tuesday night. Diri, in a statement from his spokesman, Daniel Alabra, on Wednesday in Yenagoa, condemned the …

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Bayelsan emerges winner of youth chess championship in Africa

Nigeria’s youngest gold medallist, Deborah Quickpen, has emerged winner of the just concluded U-10 Africa Youth Chess Championship in Ghana. The 9-year-old Bayelsa-born chess prodigy, amassed 8.0 points, to defeat Tunisia’s Hasnaoui Abrar in her 9th and final game. She was crowned champion ahead of nineteen others drawn from other …

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