Fire razes Bayelsa State-owned radio station

By Ebi Jones A fire outbreak has burnt a Bayelsa State-owned radio station, Glory FM. The fire occurred at about 11am on Tuesday, July 2 2019....

Ijaw women condemn disruption of INC election by thugs

By Loveth Ojogun Ijaw Women Connect (IWC) Worldwide, in strong terms, has condemned what it described as the unwanton disruptions of the Ijaw National Congress...

Bozimo calls for peace as thugs disrupt INC summit

--it is a sacrilegious act - Igali, Interim Steering Committee Ag Chairman By Brakere Birinimighan A former Police Affairs Minister, Chief Broderick Bozimo has called for...

Nembe chiefs agog as NDDC completes N24b Ogbia-Nembe road

By Brakere Birinimighan A coastal community in Bayelsa State, Nembe, has applauded the completion of the N24 billion Ogbia-Nembe Road built by the Niger Delta Development Commission,...

Chevron seeks understanding with host communities

By Loveth Ojogun Chevron Nigeria Limited has sought for more stakeholders' support to the implementation of Global Memorandum of Understanding (GMoU) in its host communities...

Former NAEC boss, Osaisai, declares interest in Bayelsa governorship election

By David Ebikeme A former Director General and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC), Franklin Erepamo Osaisai has made public his...

Bayelsa: Dauyegha debunks alleged face-off between Sylva, Lokpobiri

By Enaobo Asiayei The Member-elect representing Ekeremor 11 constituency, in the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Honourable Wilson Ayakpo Dauyegha has appealed to the people...

Flood victims in Bayelsa to gain farm inputs from FG

By Daniel Domotimi Bayelsa State has witnessed the presence of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) for farmers affected by the 2018 flood in the...

Bayelsa: Dickson dancing Makosa over Governors Pension Bill – APC chieftain

By Brakere Birinimighan A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State who happens to be one of the founding fathers of the...

Bayelsa: My successor is a burden to God – Dickson

By Daniel Domotimi Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson has given Bayelsans a shocking revelation that the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who...

Security Operatives Re-arrest Bayelsa Publisher, Jones Abiri

A Bayelsa-based newspaper publisher, Jones Abiri was whisked away on Saturday by security personnel in plain cloth believed to be men of the Department...

Gov. Dickson accuses oil companies of funding criminality in Niger Delta

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has accused multinational oil companies operating in the Niger Delta of funding “terrorism, criminality and breakdown of law...

Generator fumes disaster: How newly-bought generator killed four children in Aghoro...

By Shina Badmus Four children have lost their lives after inhaling poisonous carbon-monoxide fume expelled from a generator that powered their house. According to residents of...

Police Arrest Armed Robbers In Bayelsa

The police in Bayelsa State have arrested some suspected armed robbers, who specialised in robbing residents in Yenagoa, the state capital, using a commercial...

Entrepreneur decries intellectual poverty amongst Ijaws in Niger Delta region

An entrepreneur in the oil and gas sector, Mr. Keniebi Okoko, has identified poor mental disposition of many people in Bayelsa State as the...

BEING LOVED BY WOMEN DOES NOT MEAN YOU SHOULD SEE THEIR...

By David Owei When Prince Abraham Donokoromo (aka Isaba Abraham), started hobnobbing with musicians at the age of 12 years, his parents were vehemently against...

History as First Airplane Lands in New Bayelsa International Airport (Watch Video)

I’ve delivered on another ambitious project, says Dickson https://www.facebook.com/patience.owe.9/videos/2054622267955404/?t=75 It was a day of joy in Bayelsa State Thursday as the first airplane marked 5N-BUV, touched...

Delta State Government Partners EGCDF, Chevron for Sustainable Health Delivery in...

By Shina Badmus The Egbema-Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation (EGCDF) a community-based organisation (Regional Development Committee) under the Global Memorandum of Understanding (GMoU) pioneered by the...

Sylva, Lokpobiri protest against alleged killing of APC members in Bayelsa 

Hundreds of All Progressives Congress members and its supporters took to the streets of Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, in protest over the alleged...

Buhari’s appointment of NDDC boss excites Dickson

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for the appointment Prof. Nelson Brambaifa as Acting Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission...

Bayelsa govt appoints ex-DSS boss Seiyefa as pro-chancellor

The Bayelsa State governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has announced the appointment of the immediate past acting Director General of the Department of State Services...

Bayelsa Govt. Moves Against CP, Dickson To Meet with Buhari

The Bayelsa State Government has moved against the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Joseph Mukan, deployed to the state by the Inspector- General of Police,...

Airport project: Be ready for jail, Bayelsa APC tells Dickson

All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State and the state government were yesterday engaged in diatribe over an alleged fraud in the International Cargo...

Why shut Bayelsa schools can’t reopen now —Dickson

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, has said his administration is not in a hurry to reopen shut schools in the state because...

Flood ravages Otuoke, ex-President Jonathan’s community

Flood has taken over parts of Otuoke Community, hometown of former President Goodluck Jonathan in Bayelsa. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Otuoke...

Osinbajo visits Bayelsa flood victims, says disaster is monumental

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday described the flood that ravaged some communities in Bayelsa as a “monumental disaster.” Osinbajo who spoke at...

Flood submerges 500 rice farms in Bayelsa

No fewer than 500 rice farms at Okpotuwari and Ondewari communities in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa, have been submerged by flood,...

Former NDDC MD, Alaibe, over 6200 supporters dump APC for PDP...

...APC folding up in Bayelsa - Dickson A prominent Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development...

Former IYC President, Mobilization Officer Dump PDP In Bayelsa, Lament Imposition,...

By Loveth Ojogun Two prominent Ijaw youth leaders from Bayelsa State on Thursday dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) following the fallout of the party’s...

Flooding: 70 percent of Bayelsa Communities under water, Dickson cries out

...Gov. Urges FG to Declare Flood Emergency in Bayelsa By Enaibo Asiayei Governor of Bayelsa State,  Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson, has raised the alarm that over...

Dickson Decries Balkanisation Of Ijaw Clans Into Different States

By Enaibo Asiayei Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson, has called the attention of the country to the unfair balkanisation of Ijaw clans...

Bayelsa imposes curfew on Twon Brass over killing

The Bayelsa state Government on Friday imposed a curfew on Twon Brass in the Brass Local Government Area of the state, where three persons...

What my late mother meant to me — Governor Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has paid glowing tributes to his late mother, Goldcoast Dickson, whom he described as an integral part of his...

All Set for Coronation of New Pere of Gbaraun Kingdom

The proud and ancient Kingdom of Gbaraun and the people of Bayelsa State will be making history Thursday August 30, 2018, with the crowning...

Bayelsa gets new police commissioner

A new police commissioner, Austin Awar, has been sent to the Bayelsa State command by the Force Headquarters. Awar resumed in the state following confusion...

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