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...

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...

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...

Bayelsa Youth Election Violence: No life lost -Paramount Ruler

Following concerns raised by residents in Ekeki and adjoining communities of Amarata and Okaka-Epie all in Yanagoa, the Bayelsa State capital as a...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Restructuring will ensure fair and balanced Nigeria – Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has said the Ijaws would insist on the restructuring of the country. He said restructuring woven around resource control, fiscal...

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...

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...

DESPITE 24 HOURS ULTIMATUM, OGBOLOMA – SPDC FACE OFF LINGERS

By Jeany Metta-Angoye Yenagao- Following the ongoing face-off between Shell Petroleum Development Company and Ogboloma Community one of its host communities in Yenagoa local government...

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...

Dickson Nominates Caretaker Committees Chiefs For LGAs

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, on Thursday nominated caretaker committees’ chairpersons for the eight Local Government Areas of the state. The governor sent the...

JUST IN: Bayelsa SSG Resigns

The Secretary to the Bayelsa State Government, Chief Serena Dokubo-Spiff, has quit the post following his decision to return to law practice. Members of the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Bayelsan is overall best student at U.S varsity

By Our Reporter Bayelsa State Governor Henry Seriake Dickson has described the 21 students on the state’s scholarship at the prestigious Lincoln University in the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Tension as militants attack oil vessel, kill three in Bayelsa creeks

Barely three weeks after an ambush on a military houseboat which led to the killing of two persons in Southern Ijaw creeks in Bayelsa,...

JUST IN: Six feared dead in sea pirates attack

Six security operatives on an escort mission were feared dead Friday nigh in Bayelsa State. The security operatives were attceked by sea pirates along...

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...

GOV DICKSON EXPLAINS BAYELSA EDUCATION DEVT LEVY ‎

Bayelsa State governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has explained reasons why his administration conceived the Education Development Levy with compulsory contribution by key stakeholders in...

Otuaro endorses ex-Gov Sylva as next Bayelsa Gov

By Shina Badmus A Niger Delta peace advocate and environmental activist, Chief Dennis Otuaro has said that Chief Timipre Sylva, a former Governor of Bayelsa...

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