News - Bayelsa state

Prospective Voters In Bayelsa Sceptical Of Collecting PVCs Despite Extension

8 months ago /
Nation 

Some registered voters in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital, who are yet to collect their permanent voter's card have expressed scepticism over the possibility of their participation in the forthcoming general elections despite the extension of the deadline by seventy-three hours.

Gov. Dickson Relaunches “Operation Doo Akpo”

8 months ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa state-owned security outfit codenamed "Operation Doo Akpo" has been launched to curtail criminal activities after it was put on hold for lack of legal backing.

Governor Dickson Swears in 5 Local Government Chairmen

8 months ago /
Politics 

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson has sworn in a new caretaker chairmen to oversee the affairs of five local government areas of the state.

Dickson Charges Navy On Professionalism

8 months ago /
Nation 

The government and people of Bayelsa state will continue to support and encourage all security agencies who have contributed immensely to the relative peace and stability enjoyed in the state, especially with the general elections around the corner.

Police Redeploys Commissioners

8 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The police service commission has approved the appointment and subsequent deployment of 37 command commissioners of police for the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, following the recommendation of the acting inspector-general of police.

APC, PDP Protest In Yenagoa

8 months ago /
Nation 

The political atmosphere in Bayelsa state was heightened on Monday following protests by two of the leading political parties in the state, ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Bayelsa Police Nab Masterminds Of Sagbama Political Violence

8 months ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa State Police Command says a 42-year old male suspect from Sagbama Local Council Area, Isaac Abarowei and alleged mastermind of the violent attack at the All Progressives Congress, APC, campaign rally in Tungbobiri community have been arrested, while a manhunt is being conducted to nab other suspects who are still at large.

One Killed In Bayelsa APC Rally

8 months ago /
Politics 

Armed men suspected to be political thugs on Saturday attacked the venue of an All Progressives Congress, APC, rally in Tungbobiri community in the Sagbama Local Council Area killing one person and wounding others.

Ijaw Youth Council Threatens To Shut Down Oil Flow Stations Over Onnoghen

8 months ago /
Niger Delta 

The Ijaw youth council nationwide on Wednesday embarked on a peaceful demonstration over the suspension of the embattled CJN Walter Onnoghen.

Goodluck Jonathan Campaigns For Atiku In Bayelsa

8 months ago /
Politics 

Nigeria’s former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has described the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  Atiku Abubakar, as the best candidate that will take Nigeria out of its economic doldrums.

Onnoghen’s Suspension: Gov Dickson Says 2019 Election Threatened

8 months ago /
Nation 

The chairman of the south-south governor's forum and governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson has described the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen by President Muhammadu Buhari as a sad commentary on democracy in Nigeria.

Air Vice Marshall Uzezi Takes Over AY Air Mobility Command

8 months ago /
Nation  Security 

As part of the reorganization in the Nigerian Air Force, a new helmsman has taken charge of the Yenagoa air mobility command.

Okowa Urges Security Operatives To Be Neutral In 2019 Polls

9 months ago /
Nation 

Ahead of the February and March general elections, Delta State Governor Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has urged security agencies and other election umpires to be impartial and to adhere to the rules of the game.

 

Gov. Dickson Opens Ekeremor Road After 40 Years

9 months ago /
Nation 

The people of Ekeremor town and other communities in the Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State can now heave a sigh of relief as it has become possible for them to connect to other towns through the road after decades of waiting.

Lawyers In Bayelsa Fault Arraignment Of CJN Onnoghen

9 months ago /

In Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital some legal practitioners have described the arraignment of the chief justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen as a sad day for the country's judiciary.

Bayelsa Generates N13.6BN IGR In 2018

9 months ago /

The Bayelsa state government has declared the sum of 13.6 billion naira as internally generated revenue for the year 2018.

 

Ijaw Leaders Insist On Restructuring, Demilitarization Of Niger Delta

9 months ago /
Nation 

If there is one thing leaders of the Niger Delta region of Nigeria have constantly advocated for it is the restructuring of the country and the call to demilitarize the region.

Bayelsa Assures Labour Of Implementation Of Minimum Wage

9 months ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa state government has assured workers in the state of its preparedness to comply with whatever amount the federal government approves as new minimum wage.

X-Raying Nigeria’s Health Sector In 2018

9 months ago /
Nation 

A 2016 World Health Organization ranking places Nigeria 187 out of 190 in the World Health Index.

Man Kills His Children, Accuses Them Of Witchcraft

9 months ago /
Nation 

A forty- two year old man Samuel Otasi, from Aguobiri community in the Yenagoa council area of Bayelsa state who tied three of his children in the bush and forced them to drink a substance suspected to be 'sniper' insecticide has been arrested by the police.


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