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Eyewitness gives vivid account of last moment of Prof. Efere

...He was brought in dead to general hospital, Sagbama, says Chief Matron YENAGOA - The Chief Matron of General Hospital, Sagbama, who was by the...

Bayelsa don dies in office

The Dean, School of Foundation Studies, University of Africa (UAT), Toru-Orua, Prof. Prince Efere, has been reportedly found dead in his office. It was gathered...

Bloody Morning: Woman and her daughter killed as soldiers invade communities...

...You must bring the perpetrators to book, IYC tells Buhari In what the community dwellers described as commando style, the Nigerian Army in the early...

Killings in Amassoma Community: IYC condemns action, calls for probe

...The police have no role to play in the resolution-Omare The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide has condemned in strong terms the brutal murder of...

Gov. Dickson forcefully gave out my 8.3Hectares of land to the...

…But, I will not accept it - Joshua Maclver     An Ex-Militant leader in the Niger Delta region and the immediate past caretaker Chairman of Southern...

Shell: Things fall apart as four brothers fight over GMoU board...

  Bilabiri II, a sleeping community in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa state is currently embroiled in a deadly crisis over who becomes the...

Gov Dickson’s special adviser assassinated in Bayelsa

Gunmen suspected to be assassins have killed Ebikimi Okoringa, an aide of Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson. Okoringa, who was recently inaugurated as a Special...

Brother against Brother: Man narrowly missed being killed for daring to...

Few weeks after some Catholic priests were murdered inside some churches in Benue state, a youth leader narrowly missed same experienced in the hands...

Niger Delta Is The Most Neglected Region In The World, Says...

Bayelsa State Governor, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson, Thursday said after 60 years of oil exploration and export from the Niger Delta, the region has...

University Of Africa Matriculates 370, as Dickson Calls For Patronage

370 students were registered into the University Of Africa (UOA) Toru-Orua, Bayelsa State on Thursday, at the first University's matriculation ceremony, as the Governor of Bayelsa...

Address NDU Crisis, Show Human Face, IYC Tasks Governor Dickson

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide has called on the Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson to address the grievances of students of...

AUPCTRE makes History, elects first female labour leader to pilot affairs

By Daniel Domotimi The Amalgamated Union of Public Cooperation's, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employee (AUPCTRE) Bayelsa state chapter, has made history by electing a female leader...

Bayelsa: Community leader lauds GMoU as instrument for sustainable development goals

...as Bayelsa Gov. Applaud Chevron for improved medical care The Chairman Dodo River Communities Development Association (DRDA), one of the Regional Development Committees under the...

Student’s death sparks protest in Bayelsa

Drowning of a student of Public Administration identified simply as Ade has caused crisis at the Federal Polytechnic Ekowe, Bayelsa State. Ade was said to...

Bayelsa creek communities threaten showdown with oil firm 

Creek communities in Nembe Kingdom, Bayelsa State on Friday voiced their frustration over unresolved crisis between them and an oil firm operating in their...

Restructure Nigeria Before Seeking Re-Election: Ijaw women tell Buhari

...says; ''implement El-Rufai's committee recommendations Following his declaration for a second term in office, earlier in the week, the Ijaw Women Connect, IWC, a socio-political group...

Ijaw Women Support Hilda Dokubo’s Appointment Into Amnesty Office

The Ijaw women, under the auspices of Ijaw Women Connect (worldwide) has declared their support for the appointment of woman activist, Hilda Dokubo, as...

Cultist sentenced to death for murder in Bayelsa

A State High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, on Friday sentenced a 38-year-old cultist, Diepreye Sunday Olayo, to death by hanging for murder. The...

Yenagoa agog as NWF unveils Commonwealth Games team today

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) will officially unveil its team to the 2018 Commonwealth Games today in Yenegoa, Bayelsa State. The event is scheduled...

Bayelsa Police allegedly arrest 15-year-old SS2 pupil with gun

Master Emmanuel Apiakise, a 15-year-old pupil of Community Secondary School, Akenfa-Epie in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, has allegedly been arrested in...

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...

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