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...

Protesting youths of Ahoada shut transmission station, cause outage in Bayelsa

The power outage in Bayelsa and parts of Rivers was the handiwork of youths who shut down a transmission station at Ahoada in Rivers...

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...

Soldiers bombard Bayelsa Village, Burns 50 Houses …Ex-Militant Leader, General Bonny...

...IYC warns against repeat of Odi, Ajapa military invasions Reports from Bayelsa State has claimed that several houses have been razed in the Toru-Ndoro community,...

Protest as policeman guns down 13years-old in Bayelsa

There was protest in Bayelsa State, Friday, after a policeman, Corporal David Napoleon, shot and killed a 13-year-old Senior Secondary School Student identified as...

STOP CAMPAIGN AGAINST JONATHAN, OGBIA BROTHERHOOD WARNS CYNTHIA WHYTE, MEND AND...

The self-styled spokesman of Movement for the Emancipation of Niger-Delta- MEND and the Reformed Niger-Delta Avengers –RNDA, the splinter arm of the Niger-Delta...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Kidnapped Ex-Bayelsa Commissioner Regains Freedom

Mrs Marie Ebikake, a former Commissioner for Transport in Bayelsa abducted by gunmen on the same day (Sunday) with a soldier in separate incidents...

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...

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...

Adaka Boro’s Day: INC Backs Governor Dickson

The Ijaw National Congress (INC) has admitted its failure to bring together sons and daughters of Ijaw ethnic nationality, especially notable politicians from the...

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...

‘Bayelsa IGR hits N1.3bn in September’

The Bayelsa Government has recorded N1.3 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in September, the Deputy Governor, retired Rear Adm. John Jonah, said on...

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...

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, 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...

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...

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...

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...

Bayelsa declares public holiday for thanksgiving

The Bayelsa State Government has declared November 2nd as a public holiday to mark the state’s annual thanksgiving. The Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson,...

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...

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.

Military quizzes Ijaw activist in Bayelsa for post on social media

Human and environmental rights activist, Mr. Alagoa Morris, was quizzed for about two hours by the military following a report he posted on social...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Dickson, Wike meet behind closed doors

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Thursday paid a surprised visit to his Bayelsa State counterpart, Seriake Dickson and met with him behind closed...

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