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Former minister of interior Abba Moro declares for Senate in Benue

Former minister Abba Moro declares for Senate

Former minister Abba Moro declares for Senate
Jonathan hero of democracy in Nigeria - Atiku

Jonathan hero of democracy in Nigeria - Atiku

Former vice president Atiku Abubakar has called Goodluck Jonathan as a true hero of democracy. He said the decision of Jonathan to hand over the reins of power without qualms, after he lost in 2015 sets him apart.

Jonathan hero of democracy in Nigeria - Atiku
Monarch exposes Bayelsa syndicate collecting dead worker’s N600,000 salaries for 7 years

Monarch exposes Bayelsa syndicate collecting dead worker’s N600,000 salaries for 7 years

King Gbasia Agbodo, the Traditional Ruler of Ekeremor, Bayelsa, on Wednesday, June 20, narrated how a syndicate of payroll fraudsters collected N600,000 monthly salaries of a senior health worker for many years after his death.

Monarch exposes Bayelsa syndicate collecting dead worker’s N600,000 salaries for 7 years
Ijaws’ll do referendum on 2019 elections - Dickson

Ijaws’ll do referendum on 2019 elections - Dickson

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state on Wednesday, June 20, said a referendum on restructuring and true federalism is the only condition for any politician seeking for Ijaw support in 2019 general elections.

Ijaws’ll do referendum on 2019 elections - Dickson
PDP suffers heavy loss in Bayelsa as serving commissioner, others defect to APC

PDP suffers heavy loss in Bayelsa as serving commissioner, others defect to APC

The Bayelsa state commissioner for youth development, Otobo Ibarakumo, has reportedly resigned his appointment with Governor Seriake Dickson-led administration with immediate effect and dumped the PDP for the APC.

PDP suffers heavy loss in Bayelsa as serving commissioner, others defect to APC
Bayelsa villagers flee homes over rumours of imminent military invasion

Bayelsa villagers flee homes over rumours of imminent military invasion

Indigenes of Bilabiri 1 community in Ekeremor local council of Bayelsa state have fled their homes over fear of military invasion, following the attack on Tunu flow-station and the subsequent killing of three soldiers in a bloody.

Bayelsa villagers flee homes over rumours of imminent military invasion
Gogewa: Yansandan Najeriya sun yi ma wasu gagararrun yan bindiga shigo shigo ba zurfi

Gogewa: Yansandan Najeriya sun yi ma wasu gagararrun yan bindiga shigo shigo ba zurfi

Majiyar NAIJ.com ta ruwaito Kaakakin rundunar Yansandan jihar, DSP Asinim Butsawat ne ya sanar da haka a ranar Talata, 19 ga watan Yuni, inda yace sun kama mutumin ne bayan wani amfani da dabarun aikin Yansanda a wani Otal dake ga

Gogewa: Yansandan Najeriya sun yi ma wasu gagararrun yan bindiga shigo shigo ba zurfi
33-year-old Bayelsa Peace Corps member lands in police net for illegal possession of gun

33-year-old Bayelsa Peace Corps member lands in police net for illegal possession of gun

A member of the Peace Corps, identified as Seiyefa Okorie, was on Thursday, June 14 confirmed to have been arrested by the police command in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital, for illegal possession of a pistol.

33-year-old Bayelsa Peace Corps member lands in police net for illegal possession of gun
How Bayelsa government official reportedly collecting salaries of 300 ghost workers for many years was uncovered

How Bayelsa government official reportedly collecting salaries of 300 ghost workers for many years was uncovered

A local official in Beyelsa state has been arrested for reportedly collecting the salaries of 300 persons as his wage every month. The state commissioner for information, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, disclosed this on Tuesday, June 11.

How Bayelsa government official reportedly collecting salaries of 300 ghost workers for many years was uncovered
Soldiers' alleged killing of baby, mother, 2 others in Bayelsa provokes protest, tension among youths

Soldiers' alleged killing of baby, mother, 2 others in Bayelsa provokes protest, tension among youths

The Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, a body of young persons in Bayelsa, has outrightly condemned the killing of four persons during a military operation in Oluasiri community in the Nembe local government area of the state.

Soldiers' alleged killing of baby, mother, 2 others in Bayelsa provokes protest, tension among youths
Assha: Tsautsayi ya sanya Dakarun Soji sun salwantar da rayuwar Mai jego, Jaririya da wasu Mutane 2 a Kudancin Najeriya

Assha: Tsautsayi ya sanya Dakarun Soji sun salwantar da rayuwar Mai jego, Jaririya da wasu Mutane 2 a Kudancin Najeriya

Wata jaririya 'yar watanni shidda da haihuwa, mahaifiyar ta da wasu Mutane biyu sun riga mu gidan gaskiya yayin da dakarun Soji Kasa suka afka yankin Oluasiri domin gudanar da aiki a Karamar Hukumar Nembe ta jihar Bayelsa.

Assha: Tsautsayi ya sanya Dakarun Soji sun salwantar da rayuwar Mai jego, Jaririya da wasu Mutane 2 a Kudancin Najeriya
APC chieftain threatens court action against Jonathan, Sylva over alleged debts as governor

APC chieftain threatens court action against Jonathan, Sylva over alleged debts as governor

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Bayelsa, Perekeme Kpodoh, has threatened to take Nigeria’s former president, Goodluck Jonathan and ex-governor, Timpre Sylva to court for allegedly plunging the state into debt.

APC chieftain threatens court action against Jonathan, Sylva over alleged debts as governor
Gunmen in military uniform reportedly abduct sixty-year-old woman

Gunmen in military uniform reportedly abduct sixty-year-old woman

Madam Walama Otikiri, wife of a prominent chief and retired senior official of the Nigerian Agip oil company has reportedly been abducted by unidentified gunmen in military uniform in Brass local government area of Bayelsa state.

Gunmen in military uniform reportedly abduct sixty-year-old woman
Eight reportedly killed in renewed Bayelsa cult war

Eight reportedly killed in renewed Bayelsa cult war

Pandemonium struck Yenagoa, Bayelsa state as eight people were reportedly killed during a rival war between two notorious cult groups identified as Greanlanders and Bobos while the police said three people were killed.

Eight reportedly killed in renewed Bayelsa cult war
Bayelsa vows to probe Sylva after killing of 5 people in Amassoma community

Bayelsa vows to probe Sylva after killing of 5 people in Amassoma community

The Bayelsa state government has reportedly concluded plans to open probe against a former governor the state, Timipre Sylva who is also a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the crises in Amassoma community

Bayelsa vows to probe Sylva after killing of 5 people in Amassoma community
Ben Bruce keeps mute, fails to respond to inquiries over N212 million constituency project in Bayelsa East

Ben Bruce keeps mute, fails to respond to inquiries over N212 million constituency project in Bayelsa East

@UdemeNG - a platform designed to hold officials accountable had inquired an update on the implementation of N212 million allocated for constituency projects in Bayesa east senatorial district in the 2016 appropriation act.

Ben Bruce keeps mute, fails to respond to inquiries over N212 million constituency project in Bayelsa East
28 workers trapped, 100 others rescued in Bayelsa oil company fire

28 workers trapped, 100 others rescued in Bayelsa oil company fire

Twenty-eight people have been reportedly trapped in a fire incident that occurred in ConOil platform in Bayelsa state. It was gathered that the fire outbreak happened in Koluama 1 community of southern Ijaw on Saturday, May 26.

28 workers trapped, 100 others rescued in Bayelsa oil company fire
2 kidnapped girls rescued as police vow to arrest fleeing suspect

2 kidnapped girls rescued as police vow to arrest fleeing suspect

Police through its PPRO r in the state Asinim Butswat, police in Bayelsa said they have rescued two female teenagers, abducted by a gunman in Agbura, near Azikoro village in Yenagoa local government area of the state.

2 kidnapped girls rescued as police vow to arrest fleeing suspect
Only APC can help Bayelsa get out of its mess - Timipre Sylva, Lokpobiri

Only APC can help Bayelsa get out of its mess - Timipre Sylva, Lokpobiri

Chief Timipre Sylva, a former governor and Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, minister of state for agriculture and rural development, have said the APC will rescue the state from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Only APC can help Bayelsa get out of its mess - Timipre Sylva, Lokpobiri
Bayelsa House of Assembly passes vote of confidence on Governor Dickson

Bayelsa House of Assembly passes vote of confidence on Governor Dickson

A vote of confidence has been passed on Governor Seriake Dickson by the state House of Assembly. The lawmakers passed the vote of confidence on the gov over the ongoing reforms which has affected some ghost and redundant workers.

Bayelsa House of Assembly passes vote of confidence on Governor Dickson
Fayose, Ekweremadu to speak at Jonathan's book presentation

Fayose, Ekweremadu to speak at Jonathan's book presentation

A former vice president, Namadi Sambo, the governors of Rivers and Ekiti states - Nyesom Wike and Ayodele Fayose - will be in Yenogoa, Bayelsa state on Tuesday, May 22, for the book presentation of Goodluck Jonathan.

Fayose, Ekweremadu to speak at Jonathan's book presentation
Bayelsa congress: APC chieftain demands state committee chairman's removal

Bayelsa congress: APC chieftain demands state committee chairman's removal

In a statement sent to NAIJ.com on Saturday, May 19, the APC chieftain, Prince Preye Aganaba urged the national chairman to quickly intervene in the matter so as not to throw the Bayelsa chapter of APC into deeper crisis.

Bayelsa congress: APC chieftain demands state committee chairman's removal
Bayelsa government denying us use of stadium for APC state congress - Party chieftain

Bayelsa government denying us use of stadium for APC state congress - Party chieftain

The party chieftain in a statement on Friday, May 18, sent to NAIJ.com, also alleged that the government was doing everything possible to frustrate the conduct of APC state congress having applied for the use the facility.

Bayelsa government denying us use of stadium for APC state congress - Party chieftain
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