Bayelsa Government vows to continue, complete demolition of illegal structures
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.
Senator denies travelling to Europe with Rivers’ coronavirus index case
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
Again, gunmen kidnap Siasia’s mother
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.
Dickson re-launches state security outfit 'Operation Doo Akpo'
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…
Cult war claims policeman, three others in Bayelsa
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…
Gunmen attack NAF Helipad in Yenagoa, airman killed
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…
Dickson, Obaseki discuss security, economy in Yenagoa
Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson, and his Edo State counterpart, Godwin Obaseki, have resolved to engender regional security and economic integration and foster peace and unity between the two states and the entire Niger Delta region. Both governors also agreed to mobilise their states for the restructuring of Nigeria. In a statement, the Chief Press Secretary…
Ijaw leaders meet In Yenagoa to forge common front
As part of efforts to forge a common front to fight injustice, insecurity and discuss issues that would improve the well being of its people, Ijaw traditional rulers and leaders from the six states of Bayelsa, Edo, Delta, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Ondo yesterday met in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital. The meeting, which was…