Tag: bayelsa state

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 27, 2018

The Big 5: Obasanjo releases report of $16b power probe, Real Madrid wins 13th UEFA Champions League and other stories

Here are the major stories you should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his administration’s commitment to the ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 26, 2018

The Late 5: Jonathan advises Nigerian leaders on sacrifice, Fire guts oilfield in Bayelsa and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: Former President Goodluck Jonathan has advised Nigerian leaders to make personal ...

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AzeezNovember 8, 2016

BREAKING: Supreme Court affirms election of Dickson as Bayelsa governor

The Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed the election of the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Governor Seriake Dickson at ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 1, 2016

Annkio Briggs: Setting the agenda for the meeting between Niger Delta leaders and President Buhari (Pt.1)

by Annkio Briggs The oil-rich delta region of southern Nigeria – called Niger Delta – is larger than 70,000 square kilometers ...

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AzeezOctober 25, 2016

People of Oloibiri have not been treated fairly – Gowon

Former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon has said the people of Oloibiri community in Bayelsa State have not been treated ...

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AzeezOctober 3, 2016

I didn’t retrieve 48 houses from EFCC – Sylva

Former Governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva on Monday denied reports that he recovered 48 houses from the Economic and ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 3, 2016

Timipre Sylva recovers 48 houses from EFCC

Ex-governor of Bayelsa state Timipre Sylva has recovered 48 houses seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), The Punch ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 2, 2016

The YNaija Tracklist: Olamide, Wizkid nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards | Why we can’t pay workers full salaries – Dickson | Nigerians didn’t benefit from previous sale of assets — NLC

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. How 2 gay men gave birth to triplets (PHOTOS) – YNaija Olamide, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 2, 2016

Why we can’t pay workers full salaries – Dickson

Bayelsa state governor Seriake Dickson says workers in the state cannot receive their salaries due to its dwindling revenue. Dickson ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 23, 2016

Bayelsa First lady, Rachael Dickson delivers quadruplet

The first family in Bayelsa state is in a celebratory mood as Dr. Rachael Dickson, First Lady of the state, has ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 7, 2016

Military recovers corpses of 3 ‘Operation Crocodile Smile’ soldiers

The Nigerian military has recovered the bodies of three of the four soldiers who drowned on Monday after a boat ...

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AzeezAugust 31, 2016

Gov. Dickson ‘orders arrest’ of opposition loyalist over Facebook comments

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson on Wednesday allegedly ordered the arrest of a loyalist of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Jonah ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 31, 2016

Man dies after car plunges into swamp

A middle-aged man was on Wednesday killed in a road accident in Imiringi axis along the Yenagoa-Ogbia Road in Ogbia ...

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AzeezAugust 23, 2016

JTF kills 2 suspected members of Niger Delta Avengers in Bayelsa

The Joint Task Force, Operation Delta Safe said it has killed two members of the Niger Delta Avengers and arrested ...

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AzeezAugust 9, 2016

Military vows to catch killers of 3 soldiers in Bayelsa

Following the killing of three soldiers in Nembe on Monday, the Joint Military Force deployed to the Niger Delta has ...

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AzeezAugust 3, 2016

Child trafficking: Police intercept vehicles conveying 12 children in Bayelsa

The police in Bayelsa have seized two vehicles conveying 12 children into the state for alleged child labour and child ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 30, 2016

NUC approves university for Bayelsa state

Bayelsa state will house the 43rd state university in the country. The National Universities Commission has approved the establishment of ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 29, 2016

Nigerian Army fights off pipeline attack in Bayelsa

In a bid to end the activities of militants in the Niger Delta area, the Nigerian Army has launched an ...

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Mazi EmekaApril 15, 2016

PDP governor appoints APC members into his cabinet

Despite the violence that characterised the Bayelsa state governorship election in January 2016, the state governor, Seriake Dickson, has appointed ...

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Mazi EmekaMarch 6, 2016

‘My life is in danger’ – Ese Oruru’s abductor, Yunusa, cries out

Yunusa ‘Yellow’ Dahiru, the young man alleged to have kidnapped 14 years old Ese Oruru, converted her to Islam and ...

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Janeth JFebruary 29, 2016

Governor Dickson’s sister freed by abductors

Nancy Dickson, the abducted sister of Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson, is reported to have been released by her kidnappers. Nnacy was abducted at her ...

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Janeth JFebruary 19, 2016

Jonathan’s relative found dead, floating in Otuoke river

The dead body of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s relative- Samuel Oki, was discovered on Friday, by fishermen in Otuoke, Bayelsa ...

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Janeth JFebruary 14, 2016

Seriake Dickson inaugurated for second term in office (PHOTOS)

The incumbent governor of Bayelsa state, Seriake Dickson, has been sworn in for a second term in office. The ceremony, ...

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Janeth JJanuary 11, 2016

How did APC expect to win Bayelsa election with Sylva as candidate? – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has hailed the people of Bayelsa State for their support in ensuring that their will prevailed during ...

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Janeth JDecember 23, 2015

‘You have failed us’ | Bayelsa pensioners picket outside Dickson’s government house

Aggrieved pensioners in Bayelsa state took to the streets on Wednesday, to protest Governor Seriake Dickson’s failure to pay them their ...

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Janeth JSeptember 30, 2015

‘In the interest of APC’, Timi Alaibe withdraws from Bayelsa governorship election

Bayelsa governorship aspirant of the All Progressive Congress, Timi Alaibe has announced his decision to withdraw from the party’s governorship primary ...

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Janeth JSeptember 14, 2015

Governor Dickson gets a chance to fight for another 4 years in office

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has emerged as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. ...

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Janeth JAugust 12, 2015

Bayelsa group believes Jonathan will resolve PDP crisis

Although former President Goodluck Jonathan has received a lot of criticism and condemnation, some still believe in him. An association ...

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Janeth JAugust 8, 2015

Military confirms attack of JTF at the Nembe Jetty

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has confirmed the attack that killed Four soldiers and a policeman at Nembe Jetty, near Ogolomabiri Community ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 6, 2015

‘Patience Jonathan is greedy, selfish and planning to hijack Bayelsa APC’

Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, has been accused of planning to hijack the All Progressive Congress in Bayelsa State and ...

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