Nigeria needs an educated President, says Dickson

  Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State says Nigeria is in need of a highly educated and competent President. Dickson noted that the time had come for Nigeria to be led by a visionary leader, a nation builder and a democrat. A statement by the Special Adviser, Media Relations to the Governor, Mr Fidelis Soriwei, […]

Bayelsa community deserted after brutal beheading, Military moves in

— 5th January 2018 (NAN) Residents of Ndoro community in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa have fled the area following the alleged beheading of a security operative by militants. A resident of the community, Mr. Henshaw Ebi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday that the security official was negotiating with a […]

Gunmen kill ex-Bayelsa commissioner

— 12th December 2017 …As trailer crushes woman to death, injures 15 others From: Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa Less than 72 hours after a reporter with the African Independent Television(AIT) Miss Onisofie Owei survived after she was attacked and shot in Yenagoa, a former Commissioner, Mr. Ayakeme Masa has been shot dead by suspected gunmen. Masa, […]

Picture: Man in Police net for allegedly strangulating to death wife

 News By: adekunle    Friday, September 8, 2017 Yenagoa – Mr Stephen Akpata. a Nigerian who used to live in Australia has been arrested by the police for allegedly strangling his new wife Onyinye Eze, Bayelsa Commissioner of Police Mr Asuquo Amba has said. Vanguard gathered that the 33 year-old victim was an employee of Globacom Nigeria Limited. […]

EFCC traces N603m to civil servant’s wife

  • Arrests DG for N23m scam Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has traced N603m to Mrs Esther Habu, the wife of Mr Josiah Habu, who is the Director of the Bioresources Development Centre in Bayelsa State. Established in 2003 by the National Biotechnology Development Agency under the supervision […]

Why Jonathan lost 2015 election, by Kpodoh, ex-Bayelsa Security Adviser

By Onozure Dania Former Security Adviser to Bayelsa State Government, Chief Perekeme Kpodoh, yesterday, said that former President Goodluck Jonathan lost the 2015 presidential election because of the retaliation from those he betrayed politically. Kpodoh, who was reacting to the book,  Against the Run of Play, authored  by Segun Adeniyi, Chairman of the Editorial Board […]

Bayelsa Gov Poll: Dickson floors Sylva at S-Court

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA- The Supreme Court, Tuesday, declined to annul the election of Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State. In a unanimous decision, a seven-man panel of Justices of the apex court led by Justice Mohammed Tanko, dismissed appeal the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its governorship candidate in the state, Timipre Sylva, lodged […]

Four Soldiers Feared Dead in Bayelsa Boat Accident

Emmanuel Addeh in Yenagoa Four soldiers attached to the Joint Task Force, JTF, Operation Delta Safe,ODS, who are currently carrying out an operation codenamed ‘Crocodile Smile’, to rid the Niger Delta of criminalities, were on Monday feared dead in the creeks of Bayelsa State. The loss of the security personnel, it was learnt, followed a […]

Sea bandits kill 3 soldiers in Bayelsa as Tompolo, Bebenimbo deny link to Niger Delta Avengers

YENAGOA- SUSPECTED sea bandits on Monday attacked a military checkpoint at Tombi waterside in Nembe, a coastal community in Bayelsa East Senatorial district, Bayelsa State, allegedly killing three soldiers. Vanguard gathered that the pirates, who caught the soldiers unawares struck at about 10.00 am. They made away with a gunboat belonging to the military and […]

Buhari makes u-turn: Shuns Rivers, Ogoniland clean-up inauguration • Pipelines attacked in Bayelsa

Chukwudi Akasike and Ovie Okpare PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday asked Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to perform the commencement of the clean-up of Ogoniland and other impacted communities in the Niger Delta region in Bodo, Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers State. This was against the popular expectation that the President would personally perform the ceremony […]




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