News - Bayelsa state

 

Soldier Shoots Colleague To Death

5 years ago /
Security 

A soldier, Lance Corporal Muazu Haruna, attached to the 423 Battalion, Elele Barracks, in Rivers State has shot a colleague, Staff Sergeant Ishiaku Shuaibu to death in Bayelsa State. It was learnt that the incident took place at the Bayelsa State Government House in the evening of Monday. It was learnt that...

Former Governor Alamieyeseigha's Son Commits Suicide

5 years ago /
Nation 

Ex-Governor of Bayelsa state, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, has lost one of his sons, Oyoms, in Dubai, United Arab Emirate according to ThisDayLive. Oyoms was said to have committed suicide in the desert city while riding in an elevator. As at the moment of this report, details were still sketchy as to what...

 

Massive Rural Fibre Deployment Begins In Lagos

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) in the country are engaged in a heated race to deploy broadband fibre infrastructure in unserved and underserved parts of Lagos, the commercial nerve-centre of Nigeria, BusinessDay has gathered. MTN, Airtel, Etisalat and Globacom have all begun massive fibre infrastructure deployments across the length and breadth of...

Vote Jonathan Out Amaechi Tells Kalabari People

5 years ago /
Politics 

Rivers state Governor Chibuike Amaechi has urge the people of Rivers state to vote out the PDP and President Goodluck Jonathan come 2015 general election. Governor Chibuike Amaechi spoke  at  Degema, the headquarters of Degema Local Government Area of the state, after commissioning an 8,000-sitting capacity football stadium complex built by...

Bayelsa To Create 20,000 Jobs

5 years ago /
Niger Delta 

Bayelsa State Government says it has incorporated a commercial security outfit to police critical assets in the state. With the new company, Izon-Ibe Security Company Limited, the government is targetting 20,000 jobs for its people, a statement on Thursday by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson, said. The...

NFF Electoral Committee Clears Ogunjobi, Pinnik, Others

5 years ago /

The Electoral Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF has rolled out names of contestants that are qualified to take part in the upcoming election slated for Warri next week. According to the Committee, the following have been screened and cleared for the election.   PRESIDENT 1.Ogunjobi Taiwo Joseph (Osun State) 2.Yola Abba Abdullahi (Kano...

Lagos, Rivers, Enugu Generated The Most IGR In 2013

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Lagos State increased its lead among the 36 states of the federation in the area of internally generated revenue (IGR) in 2013, generating about N384.2 billion compared to N219.2 billion in the previous year. This was followed by Rivers State which also witnessed increased revenue generation from about N66.2 billion in...

Come Join APC Kwankwaso Urges Lamido, Aliyu

5 years ago /
Politics 

Kano State Governor, Alhaji Rabiu Kwankwaso, yesterday urged the Governors of Jigawa and Niger States, Sule Lamido and Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, to have a rethink and join the All Progressives Congress (APC) to save the country from the security challenges bedeviling it.

NFF Inferno: Umeh drags Maigari, Amadu And Others To Police

5 years ago /
Nation 

As bulk-passing intensifies over the mystery fire that gutted the secretariat of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)) on Wednesday, factional Acting President of the NFF, Chief Mike Okeke Umeh on Friday dragged Aminu Maigari to the FCT Police command.

Tinubu, Buhari, Akande, Others Make APC Board Of Trustees

5 years ago /
Politics 

Nigeria’s main opposition party, the All Progressives Congress has appointed at least 74 persons, ranging from former Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari; and former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu as members of its Board of Trustees.  

Osun 2014: We Say 'NO' To Militarisation - APC

5 years ago /
Politics 

Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Osun state, the national leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, held a closed-door meeting in Ado-Ekiti to strategise on how the party would not suffer defeat like it recorded in Ekiti state.    

World Bank Partners With Bayelsa State Government On Community Development

5 years ago /
Niger Delta 

The World Bank is collaborating with the Bayelsa state government on community development.  

Sylva’s Uncle Kidnapped At GunPoint In Bayelsa

5 years ago /
Security 

Gunmen kidnapped an uncle of former Bayelsa governor Timipre Sylva in the early hours of Monday.

Federal Government Plans To Boost Nation's Production Of Oil And Gas

5 years ago /
Nation 

The federal government has announced plans to boost the nation’s production of oil and gas with particular focus on increasing domestic gas utilization and power generations.

Niger Delta On Verge Of Earthquake - Alamieseigha

5 years ago /
Niger Delta 

Members of oil bearing communities in the Niger Delta region have threatened to shut down oil installations in their areas if the federal government does not act fast in addressing what they call a potential ecological disaster caused by long years of oil production activities.                    

SSS Parades Kidnappers Of President Jonathan's Uncle

5 years ago /
Security 

The Department of State Services, DSS, yesterday, paraded six men alongside a security man for the abduction of an uncle to President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Nitabai Inengite, from his Otuoke home in Bayelsa State.   

Bayelsa State Government Sets Up Youth Volunteer Group To Aid Security Agencies

5 years ago /
Niger Delta 

Pipeline vandalism, illegal bunkering, crude oil theft and sea piracy are vices the Bayelsa state government want to stamp out.    

Bayelsa State Elders Hail Achievements Of Governor Dickson And President Jonathan

5 years ago /
Niger Delta 

Elders, community and traditional leaders in Bayelsa State say Governor, Seriake Dickson’s drive to build capacity and development in the state has touched every section of the state.  

Governor Dickson And Shehu Of Borno Calls For Unity Amongst Nigerians

5 years ago /
Education 

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state says his administration will intensify efforts at building bridges with peoples of other tribes and religions.  

Koloama Community Cry Out To Federal Government On Imminent Ocean Surge

5 years ago /
Environment 

On January 16, 2012, a Chevron gas blow out in Koloama, which ignited fire that raged for over two weeks, sparked off both national and international outrage.