‘Militant General’ killed in gun battle with police, weapon recovered
An alleged kidnapper and militant, Prosper David, popularly known as ‘Militant General’ was on Wednesday killed by operatives of the Inspector-General of Police’ (IGP) Intelligence Response Team...
Suspected pirates kill four in Bayelsa State community, steal boats
Armed men suspected to be sea pirates on Monday night and Tuesday afternoon invaded Ayama community in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, killing four persons.
The Seriake Dickson phenomenon in Bayelsa - Part 2
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo helicoptered into Yenagoa on the morning of February 16 to participate in the events marking Governor Dickson’s sixth anniversary celebrations.
Bayelsa establishes family court on child, women rights abuses
The Bayelsa State government has established a family court to ensure accelerated hearing on cases of child rape, violence against women and children...
NSCDC denies shooting vigilante member in Bayelsa community
The authorities of the Bayelsa state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps yesterday denied shooting Perekurofa Odoyibo, a member of Ikarama Vigilance Group in Yenagoa...
Obasanjo performs groundbreaking ceremony for modular refinery
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday in Bayelsa State, performed the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the first private modular refinery in the Niger Delta region.
Dickson emerges Vanguard ‘Governor of the Year’
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has emerged the Vanguard Newspaper Governor of the Year 2017, from the Vanguard Group, publishers of the Vanguard Newspaper.
I’m laying solid foundation for future, says Dickson
Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, yesterday declared that he had used the last six years to lay foundation for the future.
First plane will land in Bayelsa airport by June’
Governor Seriake Dickson yesterday assured the people of Bayelsa State that the first airplane would land at the international airport in Yenagoa by June this year. In a statement, he said the state government had set aside funds for the completion of the airport which is coming with a 3.5 kilometre runway. Dickson also said the…