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Abducted ex-transport commissioner released by kidnappers

Abducted ex-transport commissioner released by kidnappers

Abducted ex-transport commissioner released by kidnappers
Tension in Bayesla community as residents flee from soldiers searching for militant leader

Tension in Bayesla community as residents flee from soldiers searching for militant leader

The residents are horrified by the presence of the soldiers who are searching for a militant leader and kidnapper, Kareowei, who allegedly masterminded the killing of some soldiers in the community. They all fled the village.

Tension in Bayesla community as residents flee from soldiers searching for militant leader
IYC urges military to arrest culprits and not to destroy Bayelsa community

IYC urges military to arrest culprits and not to destroy Bayelsa community

No fewer than 50 houses, in the coastal settlement of Toru-Ndoro in Ekeremor local government area of Bayelsa state were destroyed while the military was searching for suspected criminals, the Ijaw Youth Council claim.

IYC urges military to arrest culprits and not to destroy Bayelsa community
Send your cabinet packing now - APC chief tells Buhari to get technocrats to move Nigeria forward

Send your cabinet packing now - APC chief tells Buhari to get technocrats to move Nigeria forward

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa state, Ebi Beredugo, has reportedly asked President Muhammadu Buhari to reshuffle his cabinet and bring technocrats into key positions in his government.

Send your cabinet packing now - APC chief tells Buhari to get technocrats to move Nigeria forward
Ekeremor community in Bayelsa deserted over the killing of security official

Ekeremor community in Bayelsa deserted over the killing of security official

Residents of Ekeremor community in Bayelsa have fled the area due to the alleged killing of a security operative by militants. It is reported that the deceased was negotiating with a militant leader before the incident occurred.

Ekeremor community in Bayelsa deserted over the killing of security official
Bayelsa, Delta state governments abandoned us - Child bride Ese Oruru's father cries out

Bayelsa, Delta state governments abandoned us - Child bride Ese Oruru's father cries out

Charles Oruru, the father of Ese Oruru, who was abducted has recently lamented the abandonment his family experiences from the Bayelsa state government. Charles said the promises made to his family are yet unfulfilled.

Bayelsa, Delta state governments abandoned us - Child bride Ese Oruru's father cries out
Buhari not handling national security well -
 Governor Seriake Dickson

Buhari not handling national security well - Governor Seriake Dickson

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state, in a press statement on Wednesday, January 3, accused some APC leaders of using the name of President Muhammadu Buhari to hijack the security architecture in the state.

Buhari not handling national security well - Governor Seriake Dickson
2 die in rival gangs clash in Bayelsa

2 die in rival gangs clash in Bayelsa

Residents of Ondewari, a coastal settlement in southern Ijaw local government area of Bayelsa have run away from the community following clashes between rival gangs in which two people were reportedly left dead.

2 die in rival gangs clash in Bayelsa
Niger Delta monarch denies military invasion

Niger Delta monarch denies military invasion

Francis Ododo Timi, the paramount Ruler in Ikebiri Community in Southern Ijaw local government area of Bayelsa state, has described reports that the area was invaded by soldiers on December 15 by gun boats as false.

Niger Delta monarch denies military invasion
You must stop politicising and criticising funds meant for Nigeria’s security - Governor Dickson warns colleagues, politicians

You must stop politicising and criticising funds meant for Nigeria’s security - Governor Dickson warns colleagues, politicians

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state has warned politicians in the country to stop playing politics with funds and equipment allocated to the military.

You must stop politicising and criticising funds meant for Nigeria’s security - Governor Dickson warns colleagues, politicians
Police engage cultists in gunfight, read the tragic outcome

Police engage cultists in gunfight, read the tragic outcome

A police officer was inadvertently shot and killed by a colleague during a gun duel between the police and suspected cultists on Monday in Yenagoa, Bayelsa.

Police engage cultists in gunfight, read the tragic outcome
NSCDC warns residents against use of fireworks during yuletide

NSCDC warns residents against use of fireworks during yuletide

The NSCDC warns residents in Bayelsa state to desist from the use of fireworks during the yuletide because of the danger they tend to pose to the environment.

NSCDC warns residents against use of fireworks during yuletide
Hazy, sunny, cloudy weather prevail in Nigeria on Friday, December 22

Hazy, sunny, cloudy weather prevail in Nigeria on Friday, December 22

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted partly cloudy weather conditions over the central states of the county on Friday, the NAN reports.

Hazy, sunny, cloudy weather prevail in Nigeria on Friday, December 22
A political party that does not win the heart of the people is dead - Governor Dickson warns PDP

A political party that does not win the heart of the people is dead - Governor Dickson warns PDP

Dickson, who is the chairman of the party’s post-convention reconciliation committee, said there is no amoury that can surpass the power of the people.

A political party that does not win the heart of the people is dead - Governor Dickson warns PDP
Bayelsa state police arrest 625 people for murder, kidnapping and armed robbery

Bayelsa state police arrest 625 people for murder, kidnapping and armed robbery

The Bayelsa Command of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) paraded 625 people for various crimes, ranging from murder, robbery and kidnapping on December 18.

Bayelsa state police arrest 625 people for murder, kidnapping and armed robbery
Gunmen kidnap monarch’s wife, school principal in Bayelsa

Gunmen kidnap monarch’s wife, school principal in Bayelsa

Gunmen have abducted Tina Inegbagha, wife of a monarch and Egele Jack, the principal of Government Craft Development Centre, in Ayakoro community, Bayelsa state

Gunmen kidnap monarch’s wife, school principal in Bayelsa
Without the southwest, PDP can never survive - Governor Dickson begs aggrieved party

Without the southwest, PDP can never survive - Governor Dickson begs aggrieved party

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state has confessed that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) cannot survive without the south-western part of the country.

Without the southwest, PDP can never survive - Governor Dickson begs aggrieved party
Focus on 2019 elections, Governor Seriake Dickson tells PDP leaders

Focus on 2019 elections, Governor Seriake Dickson tells PDP leaders

Chairman of the National Reconciliation Committee of PDP and Bayelsa governor Seriake Dickson urged PDP leaders and members to focus on regaining power in 2019.

Focus on 2019 elections, Governor Seriake Dickson tells PDP leaders
Tension as gunmen kill former Bayelsa commissioner

Tension as gunmen kill former Bayelsa commissioner

The Bayelsa state police command Asimin Butswat has confirmed that a former commissioner Ayakeme Masa was shot dead by gunmen in Yenagoa area of the state.

Tension as gunmen kill former Bayelsa commissioner
Bayelsa govt. calls for action as 4 cattle dealers die in Bayelsa

Bayelsa govt. calls for action as 4 cattle dealers die in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa state government has called on the police to apprehend the killers of a prominent cattle dealer Alhaji Jibril Abdulkarim and three of his aides.

Bayelsa govt. calls for action as 4 cattle dealers die in Bayelsa
2019 presidential election: PDP should focus on how to remove APC from power - Dickson

2019 presidential election: PDP should focus on how to remove APC from power - Dickson

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state has called on the leadership of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to sit tight ahead of 2019 presidential election.

2019 presidential election: PDP should focus on how to remove APC from power - Dickson
We are owing workers only 5 months salaries, not 16 months - Bayelsa government insists

We are owing workers only 5 months salaries, not 16 months - Bayelsa government insists

The Bayelsa state government on Thursday, Nov 31, described the impression that it was owing workers between 10 and 16 months’ salary backlog as inaccurate.

We are owing workers only 5 months salaries, not 16 months - Bayelsa government insists
You will win in Otuoke in 2019 if you decide to seek re-election - Bayelsa’s female monarch tells Buhari

You will win in Otuoke in 2019 if you decide to seek re-election - Bayelsa’s female monarch tells Buhari

Queen Zainab-Duke Abiola said apart from the meeting, President Muhammadu Buhari should spend some days in the region to listen to the complaints of the people.

You will win in Otuoke in 2019 if you decide to seek re-election - Bayelsa’s female monarch tells Buhari
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