Wednesday, 1st February 2023
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15 Jun 2021
A former representative of the State of New Hampshire in the United States Congress, Ambassador Richard Swett, has proposed a rural development model for Bayelsa State.
26 Apr 2021
Some residents of Ikarama community in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa are lamenting the adverse impact of an oil leak from a nearby oilfield.
16 Mar 2021
Residents of Amarata area of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, on Monday, foiled an armed robbery attempt on a bank customer, rescuing the victim and recovering N10 million in cash.
5 Nov 2020
Anon-governmental organisation, the Core Advocate For Genuine Change and Peace Initiative (CAGCPI), has urged the Bayelsa State Government to urgently intervene and save communities impacted by flooding in the state. Its Director General, Jacob Brave Obekuma, in a statement in Yenagoa, blamed the situation on government’s negligence, saying Bayelsa was among the states that received…
2 Nov 2020
A pastor and his female assistant, on Saturday night, were burnt to death when a 40-year-old lover, identified as Etifa Obukulubu, set on fire the home of his girlfriend over suspicion of cheating at Igbogene community of Yenagoa Local Government Area, Bayelsa State.   While his girlfriend was lucky to escape the attack, the pastor,…
26 May 2020
Bayelsa Government on Tuesday said that there was no going back on the ongoing demolition of illegal structures in pursuit of its urban renewal project.
31 Mar 2020
The senator representing Rivers South-East in the National Assembly, Barry Impigi, has refuted claims that the 19-year-old female model that tested positive for COVID-19
7 Jan 2020
Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital boiled yesterday as a policeman reportedly shot dead three persons. Those shot dead are a commercial driver and two of his passengers
16 Jul 2019
Beauty Ogere Siasia, the 76-year-old mother of former Super Eagles striker, and Coach, Samson Siasia has been kidnapped again, the second time in four years.
10 Feb 2019
To curb insecurity, Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson has re-launched the state security outfit, ‘Operation Doo Akpo’. Re-launching the outfit in Yenagoa, Dickson said he was inundated with calls from concerned individuals, when the outfit was suspended. He observed that the body has shown that with the right equipment, support, training and supervision, it can…
16 Oct 2018
The unending and ongoing cult war in Yenagoa metropolis and its environs in Bayelsa State, on Sunday, claimed one policeman (name withheld) and three civilians. The killings took place in two separate incidents. While the policeman, said to be of the Police Mobile Force, was killed in Yenagoa, the three civilians were killed in Otuesiga…
14 May 2018
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Monday said that gunmen had attacked the guard post at the NAF Helipad at Igbodene in Yenagoa, Bayelsa, killing an airman. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the attack appears to be a resuscitation of the deadly confrontations in the resource-rich Niger Delta, which has seen a…


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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has berated the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, for his hypocritical attempts to extricate himself from the many failures of the ruling party. Atiku’s Special Assistant on Public Communication, Phrank Shaibu, said this in a statement, in Abuja, on…
2 hours ago
Gunmen on Tuesday set ablaze the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ogidi, Idemili South Local Government Area, Anambra State, destroying non-sensitive materials for 2023 general elections. The Commission disclosed this in a statement by its Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, in Abuja on Wednesday. Okoye said that the…
3 hours ago
The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, permission to apply for an order of mandamus to compel the Department of State Service (DSS) to allow him unfettered access to medical care. In the suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/2341/2022, Nnamdi Kanu, through his legal team…
4 hours ago
The U.S Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Leonard, on Wednesday reiterated her country’s decision to deny or cancel visas for any Nigerian, who try to undermine the 2023 general elections. Leonard made the assertions in Abuja at the Multi-Stakeholders Dialogue with the theme: “Nigeria’s 2023 Elections: Fostering Youth Action for Peace and Stability’’. The dialogue was…
4 hours ago
Chelsea were the biggest spenders of a record-breaking January transfer window for Premier League clubs while relegation-threatened teams also splashed the cash on a frenetic final day.