MONKEY POX: Bayelsa Residents Shun Hugs, Handshakes

Residents of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, are avoiding handshakes and bodily contact in public places following the outbreak of 'Monkey Pox' viral diseases which...

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...

Oil spillage: Bayelsa community sues Eni in Italy

Ikebiri community in Bayelsa State has dragged Eni, the parent company of Nigerian Agip Oil Company, to an Italian court over oil spillage liabilities...

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...

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 give priority to workers’ salaries -BYSG

Bayelsa State Government has said that it would give priority to the payment of workers’ salaries in consonance with the emphasis placed on workers by...

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 created 7, 000 jobs in five years -Dickson

The Bayelsa Government said on Thursday in Yenagoa that it created over 7,000 direct and indirect jobs through the release of N1. 88 billion...

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...

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...

Oil spill destroys over 50 fishing settlements in Bayelsa community

The Oil and Gas Producing Areas Enlightenment and Empowerment Initiative (OGPAEEI), an NGO in Bayelsa, says over 50 fishing settlements have been destroyed by...

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 expunges 28,000 ghost workers from payroll

The Bayelsa government said the ongoing public service reforms has reduced its workforce from 55,000 to 27,000, thus fishing out and expunging 28,000 ghost...

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: 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...

IJAW YOUTHS BACKS FG’S POLICY ON MODULAR REFINERIES

The leadership of Ijaw Youth Council IYC worldwide, have thrown their weight behind the Federal Government’s policy on modular refinery, saying it will help...

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...

SEA PIRACY: POLICE, TRADITIONAL RULERS COMMENDS BAYELSA COUNCIL BOSS FOR SECURITY...

Traditional Rulers and the authorities of the Bayelsa State Po­lice Command have com­mended the Chairman of the Brass Local Government Council, Hon. Bello Bina...

GOV. DICKSON TASKS TRADITIONAL RULERS ON PEACE AND STABILITY

Toru-Orua, the hometown of Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, was agog with activities marking the presentation of staff of office and certificate of...

Niger Delta: FG moves to establish oil, gas institute in Odi

The Federal Government has concluded arrangements to establish an oil and gas institute in Odi, Bayelsa State as part of ongoing negotiations to tackle...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Soldiers kill boat driver in Bayelsa

Troops of the  Joint Force (JF), Operation Pulo Shield (OPS), have killed a boat driver, who hailed from Olugbobiri, Southern Ijaw local government area...

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...

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...

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 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...

Bayelsa to conduct local government elections in 2018

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State says the state government will conduct local government elections in 2018. A statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr...

TURNAH-PONDI: BUILDING A SYNERGY IN DEVELOPING FOOTBALL TALENTS IN NIGER DELTA

Barr. Alabh speaking after a friendly match between the George Turnah FC and the Julius Pondi FC organised by the George Turnah Foundation at...

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...

MONKEY POX: 11 Year Old Boy, Medical Doctor Treated, Discharged

…Nine others under observation‎–NDUTH Authorities of the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital (NDUTH)‎ has confirmed that an Eleven Year old boy and a Medical Doctor...

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...

JUST IN: One killed as Bayelsa APC inaugurates acting chairman

At least one person has been reported killed during the inauguration of the Acting Chairman of the Bayelsa State Chapter of the All Progressives...

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