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...

Oloibiri Oil and Gas festival to promote tourism – Bayelsa monarch

Ahead of the De­cember 28, 2017 Oloibiri Oil and Gas Festival, the tradi­tional ruler of the host communities, King Du­maro Owaba, Obanobha III of...

INEC registers 69,000 eligible voters in Bayelsa

“In Southern-Ijaw, being the largest local government area in the state, we recorded the highest registration of 14, 110 eligible voters, with the least number of 2,724 recorded in Brass.

Bayelsa community demands whereabouts of youths arrested by soldiers

The families of three men allegedly arrested by soldiers at Ibelebiri community in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have called on the...

Ex-militants protest over five-month unpaid amnesty stipends

Scores of aggrieved ex-militants from Bayelsa and Delta states on Monday staged a protest over delayed payment of  their five-month amnesty stipends by the...

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...

At last, Oweilaemi confirmed IYC President

Deliver Ijaw nation from injustices, Justice Tabai urges new executives Controversy surrounding who is the authentic president of Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, was put to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

We Will Strive Not To Leave Behind Abandoned Projects ―Dickson

Barely two years left to the expiration of his second term in office, Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state, has said his government would...

Shell, regulators disagree as oil spill ravages Biseni in Bayelsa

Oil spewing from equipment belonging to the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has ravaged parts of Tein-Biseni environment, Biseni, Yenagoa Local Government Area. A report...

Leave me out of your woes, Sylva tells Dickson

Timipre Sylva, former governor of Bayelsa state, has accused Seriake Dickson, the incumbent governor of the state, of spreading false reports about him. Sylva, who...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Final year student killed as two cult groups clash in Bayelsa

Mr. Diete Rufus, a 24-year-old final year Business Administration student of the Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, has been murdered in Bayelsa State. Rufus was reportedly...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Nigerian Army renovates Oloibiri Oil Well 1 to drive tourism

The 16 Brigade of Nigerian Army, Yenagoa, on Wednesday said it had renovated and opened to tourists, the Oloibiri Oil Well No. 1, where...

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...

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...

Former MEND leader, Boyloaf  applauds Buhari for sustaining Amnesty programme

Former commander of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), Mr. Ebikabowei Victor-Ben, has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for sustaining the...

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...

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