Monday, 8th August 2022
Breaking News:


3 days ago
The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide has expressed concern over rising cases of kidnapping and other violent crimes in Bayelsa State.
5 Jul
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has congratulated the state’s teams that won the just-concluded Nestle Milo National Secondary Schools Basketball Championship in Lagos.
4 Jul
Igbomotoru community in Southern Ijaw Council of Bayelsa State has protested alleged killing of indigenes by security operatives attached to Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) surveillance contractors.
30 Jun
Compared to last year, there is a significant drop in states’ investment in the health sector, backed by a budget decrease from average 11 per cent in 2020 to 4.65 per cent in 2022.
26 Jun
To actualise this, the Bayelsa State-born environmentalist, social thinker, entrepreneur and lawyer, who later turned engineer, recently embarked on a 14-day sojourn into the deep rainforest of Bayelsa.
26 Jun
The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA), yesterday, confirmed an oil wellhead leak at Oil Mining Lease (OML) 18, operated by an indigenous operator, Eroton Exploration
14 Jun
Confusion has continued to trail the approval of airlines for the 2022 hajj operations, as some states rejected the selection of a particular airline to convey their pilgrims
12 Jun
Bayelsa State government has revealed that the contractor that would construct phase one of the Nembe-Brass senatorial road projects had been mobilized to move to the site.
9 Jun
Ijaw Youth Council (lYC) and Movement for the Survival of the Ijaw Ethnic Nationality in the Niger Delta (MOSIEND) have expressed concerns over the dumping of refuse on the road linking Gbarain
4 Jun
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Friday in Abuja disclosed that it had concluded arrangements to commence the transportation of 2022 intending pilgrims to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on June 9.
3 Jun
Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, has again called on churches in the country to boost their end-time messages by focusing more on the gospel of salvation
28 May
Concerned Ijaw stakeholders have called on the Governor of Bayelsa State, Douye Diri, to as a matter of urgency give an update on the revocation and subsequent re-allocation of Atala oil


Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka on Monday condemned a viral video on social media showing members of the Pyrates Confraternity mocking the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu during a procession. Soyinka in a statement said he was appalled at the lyrics of the song. In the video, the Pyrates’ members…
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A Sri Lankan court on Monday released on bail top leftist trade union leader Joseph Stalin, whose arrest had sparked international condemnation and widespread protests.
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The Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) says flood has killed three persons and displaced 495 families in Ajingi Local Government Area of the state. The Executive Secretary, Kano SEMA, Dr Saleh Jili, disclosure this on Monday in Ajingi while distributing relief materials to the victims, including the families of the three deceased ones. Jili…
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The Kremlin on Monday accused Ukrainian forces of firing on the Zaporizhzhia atomic power plant, warning of potential "catastrophic consequences" for Europe.
20 mins ago
African superstars and former Liverpool teammates Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane scored at the weekend as new league seasons dawned in Europe.