Kidnapped child bride Ese Oruru freed, to undergo medical tests

Kinapped child bride Ese Oruru freed, to undergo medical tests 14-year-old Ese Oruru has been rescued from Kano State where she had been taken to by her paedophile captor, Yinusa, aka Yellow. Ese, who was abducted on August 12, 2015, converted to Islam and forcefully married by Yinusa, was on Monday released to the police […]

Picture: Emir of Kano orders Sharia commission to return Ese Oruru to Bayelsa

Breaking news: Emir of Kano orders Sharia commission to return Ese Oruru to Bayelsa Ese   advertisement TOP HEADLINES   By Abdulsalam Muhammad KANO – The emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II Monday ordered the state Sharia Commission to liaise with office of the Assistant Inspector General of police, zone 1 to commence process […]

UPDATED: Gunmen kidnap Dickson’s aide in Rivers

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt Gunmen on Sunday kidnapped an aide to Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, Captain Henry Ungbuku (rtd). Ungbuku, who is the Special Adviser on Aviation to the Bayelsa State Governor, was abducted as he was about leaving the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Light House Parish, after service. It was gathered […]

Militants bomb Agip pipelines in Bayelsa

Palpable fear gripped the residents of coastal communities of Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, following an explosion that rocked oil pipelines belonging to the Nigerian Agip Oil Company. The explosion, which was said to have been triggered by dynamite attacks allegedly launched by suspected militants, affected pipelines located in Orukari, Golubokiri and Kpongbokiri […]

My Re-election Has Saved Nigeria From Drifting Into One-Party State – Governor Dickson

Governor-elect of Bayelsa, Seriake Dickson, on Thursday said his win at the polls is an indication that there is  hope for democracy in Nigeria. Governor Dickson made the remark at the presentation of the certificate of return to him and his Deputy Governor-elect, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (rtd), at the State Headquarters of the Independent National […]

Bayelsa Poll: Soldiers arrest ballot box-snatching suspects

Two persons suspected to be agents of one of the political parties involved in Saturday’s supplementary governorship election in Bayelsa have been arrested for allegedly snatching a ballot box. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the suspects were arrested by soldiers at Otuokpoti Unit 1, Ward 2, Ogbia Local Government Area, where the […]

INEC decides on Bayelsa supplementary poll tomorrow

• Meets security agents, stakeholders behind closed doors From Romanus Ugwu, Abuja INDEPENDENT National Electoral Commission (INEC) has summoned security agents and other stakeholders such as the leadership of political parties, Civil Liberty Organisations (CLOs), IFES for an enlarged meeting tomorrow to chart a way forward on the inconclusive governorship election in Bayelsa State. A […]

Aminu Tambuwal is CGPI November Governor of the month …Balyesa and Edo second place

Aminu Tambuwal is CGPI November Governor of the month …Balyesa and Edo second place Sokoto state Governor Aminu Tambuwal has been judged to be Nigerian November Governor of the month based on a comparative analysis of Governors performance in Nigeria.  The study tagged CIAPS Governors Performance Index (CGPI) is a monthly performance review of what […]

Bayelsa governorship poll: Too close to call

The results of yesterday’s governorship election in Bayelsa State so far released by the Inde­pendent National Electoral Commission (INEC) show that candidates of the two leading political parties, Gov­ernor Henry Seriake Dickson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and his counter­part in the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timpre Syl­va, are running neck and neck. While […]

Why Sylva will win Bayelsa guber election –Asu Beks

As the December 5, Governorship Polls in Bayelsa State draws near, Elder Asu Beks, President, Ijaw People’s Assembly, takes a look at the chances of the APC candidates, Chief Timipre Sylva, and says he is the man to beat. What are the chances of Chief Timi Sylva? A The December 5, Polls in Bayelsa present […]




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