28, 590 PCVs unclaimed in Bayelsa, says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday, said no fewer than 28, 590 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) were yet to be collected by...

Dickson moves to bring back Jerry Gana, Adeniran to PDP

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has moved in to woo back Professors Jerry Gana and Tunde Adeniran back to the Peoples Democratic...

Bayelsa, Bristow Helicopters sign MoU for Seaplane transportation 

- Also to boost tourism, business operations, reduce travel time - Commuters to travel direct from Yenagoa to Lagos, Abuja, others The Bayelsa Airlines, has this Wednesday signed...

NSCDC shoots vigilance team member in Bayelsa

A team of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has allegedly shot a Neighborhood Watch member in Ikarama, Yenagoa Local Government Area...

Agip inaugurates power projects in Bayelsa communities

The Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC), yesterday, inaugurated power projects in two communities in Bayelsa state, reinstating its commitment for improved living standard of...

Youths movement coordinator urges Bayelsa assembly to endorse bill

The Coordinator of the Bayelsa State chapter of the ''Not Too Young To Run'' movement, has enjoined the State House of Assembly, to endorse...

Policeman brutalises journalist, threatens to shoot him in Bayelsa

Bayelsa State Correspondent of The Guardian, Mr. Julius Osahon, escaped death by a whisker after he was brutalised by a Police Sergeant attached to...

Gunmen kidnap two NDDC contractors in Bayelsa

Suspected Gunmen on Tuesday kidnapped two contractors working on one of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) projects in Otuogiri Community, Ogbia Local Government Area of...

Bayelsa: One killed as rival youth groups clash in Brass

At least one person was killed when youth who support different political parties clashed in Bayelsa State on Sunday. The violent clash was between two...

Happening now: Governor Obaseki visits Dickson in Yenagoa (Video)

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State leads high-powered delegation on an official visit to Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State at the Government House...

Bayelsa wants Ijaw language included in WAEC syllabus

The Bayelsa State Government has said that it will liaise with the Federal Ministry of Education to ensure that the Ijaw (Izon) language is...

More Bayelsa Commissioners Present Score Cards At Inter-Ministerial Briefings

Three more Commissioners of the Seriake Dickson administration, presented their performance on Wednesday, as the state's ongoing Inter-Ministerial briefing, enter Day 8. The Commissioner for...

Bayelsa overtakes Lagos, South Africa, others in curbing crimes – Dickson’s...

...state to reticulate water provision to residents ...as Assembly chief flays commissioner on lack of bills on water provision The Special Adviser to the Bayelsa State Governor...

Vigilante groups, not alternative to the police- Bayelsa CP

The newly deployed Bayelsa State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Don Awanah, explained that the existing vigilante groups in the state are not viable alternative...

Protesting youths of Ahoada shut transmission station, cause outage in Bayelsa

The power outage in Bayelsa and parts of Rivers was the handiwork of youths who shut down a transmission station at Ahoada in Rivers...

Bayelsa trains over 5,633 youths in various vocational skills

The Bayelsa Government says it has trained no fewer than 5,633 youths in various skills since the inception of Gov. Seriake Dickson administration in...

Bayelsa to have ‘uninterrupted power supply’ by September

The Bayelsa government says residents of the state will have 24 hours uninterrupted power supply by September. Olice Kemenanabo, managing director of the Bayelsa Electricity...

Bayelsa Agric Commissioner scores Ministry high, in score card presentation

....boasts that state will stop importation of starch into country ....as ministry installs biggest fish processing plant in Nigeria The Bayelsea State Government has taken steps...

Gunmen kill two policemen, injure ASP in Bayelsa

Gunmen, suspected to be pirates, have killed two policemen and injured an Assistant Superintendent of Police in a gun duel in Bayelsa State. It was...

250 private schools to be shut in Bayelsa

About 250 private schools in Bayelsa State are to be shut for failing to meet required standards. The state Commissioner for Education, Mr Jonathan...

Kidnapped Ex-Bayelsa Commissioner Regains Freedom

Mrs Marie Ebikake, a former Commissioner for Transport in Bayelsa abducted by gunmen on the same day (Sunday) with a soldier in separate incidents...

Ijaw Stakeholders Storm Bayelsa; Discuss Unity, Reconciliation, Strong Leadership

...Dickson galvanizes Ijaw to progressive actions …says; “Our enemies are taking advantage of vacuum among us.” Ijaw traditional rulers and leaders from the six states of...

General Karewei: Dickson clashes with Sylva, Lokpobiri over arming of militants

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Seriake Dickson, on Thursday, clashed with the former governor Timipre Sylva and the Minister of State for Agriculture,...

Breaking News: Wanted Militant Captured

....surrenders to military in Delta State Wanted kidnapper,  Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo, aka, Kareowei, who has been alleged to be terrorising some local government areas in Bayelsa and...

Soldiers bombard Bayelsa Village, Burns 50 Houses …Ex-Militant Leader, General Bonny...

...IYC warns against repeat of Odi, Ajapa military invasions Reports from Bayelsa State has claimed that several houses have been razed in the Toru-Ndoro community,...

Ijaw Youth Calls For End To Military Bombardment in Bayelsa Communities,...

Frontline Ijaw Youth group, Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, has called for a stop to the overnight military bombardment of some communities in Bayelsa State. The...

No Cause For Alarm, Bayelsa Govt Assures Leaders of Ekeremor community

Bayelsa State Government on Thursday said there is no cause for alarm, calling on fleeing members of Ndoro community in Ekeremor Local Government Area...

Buhari Deserves Credit for Development Projects in Niger Delta – NDDC...

The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr Nsima Ekere, has called on the people of the Niger Delta region to...

Bayelsa community shuts down Shell’s oil wells

Some members of a community in Bayelsa on Wednesday disrupted oil production at Adibawa Oil field operated by the Shell Petroleum Development Company, shutting...

IYC condemns killing, violence in NANS election

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide, Tuesday, condemned in strong terms, the killing of a final year law student in Otuoke, Bayelsa State, during...

Bayelsa: Iduwini Kingdom Holds Bini Kamai Festival

•The event acts as a unifying factor for the Ijaw nation - HRM, Ogiobo IX The annual Amatu Bini Kamai festival was on Wednesday 22nd November 2017...

Ijaw people must stop destroying themselves, says Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has called on the people of Ijaw ethnic nationality to stop destroying themselves and embrace unity. The former President made the...

Bayelsa seaport ‘ll be ready in 2020 – Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson,  says the state deep seaport at Agge in Ekeremor will be ready before the end of his tenure in...

Thanksgiving Day: Shun divisive tendencies, join me to build Bayelsa ―Dickson

As Bayelsa, the homogenous Ijaw State marks its annual Thanksgiving Day celebration, Governor Seriake Dickson has called on the people of the state to...

$3.6bn Fertiliser Plant In Bayelsa To Generate 20,000 Jobs

The 3.6 billion  dollar Brass Fertilizer and Petrochemical Plant is expected to generate 15,000 jobs at the construction stage, the Executive Vice Chairman, Chief...

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