No disaffection between Dickson and Jonathan ―State PDP Boss

*Detractors twisted the governor’s speech-INC Worried over the governor’s speech delivered at the Boro day event that was wrongly interrupted by his detractors, the Bayelsa...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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: 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...

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...

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...

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...

Trouble As Bayelsa Govt Orders APC To Vacate Secretariat

The crisis rocking the Bayelsa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress is still far from being over, as the state government has asked...

Bayelsa group accuses NDDC boss of projects diversion

A  Civil Society Organisation, Bayelsa Patriotic Watch has accused the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Mr. Nsima Ekere, of diverting vital projects...

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...

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...

Gunmen invade Amatu community in Bayelsa, abduct one

There was pandemonium in Amatu II community of Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, weekend, as gunmen attacked the community, shooting sporadically and...

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...

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...

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...

$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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