Tag: bayelsa state

YNaijaMarch 3, 2023

Six States petition Supreme Court to cancel Presidential and National Assembly Elections

Six member states of the Federation have petitioned the Supreme Court to invalidate the Presidential and National Assembly elections held ...

YNaijaFebruary 28, 2023

Obi wins Ebonyi, Cross River as Atiku takes Bayelsa

Peter Obi, representing the Labour Party (LP), has won the presidential election held in the states of Ebonyi and Cross ...

YNaijaFebruary 26, 2023

An Overview of the 2023 Nigeria Elections so far

As the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) concludes the counting of votes from yesterday’s presidential and National Assembly elections, the ...

YNaijaFebruary 13, 2023

Lagos orders closure of Chrisland School following death of student; CAN denies receiving N2bn from Obi | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss: Lagos ...

YNaijaDecember 2, 2022

I will renew hope for youths, create thousands of jobs – Tinubu; Labour Party sacks Peter Obi’s DG, Okupe, 10 others | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

I will renew hope for youths, create thousands of jobs – Tinubu Labour Party sacks Peter Obi’s DG, Okupe, 10 ...

Joshua OnonoseAugust 18, 2022

13 cases of monkeypox confirmed in Bayelsa

According to the state’s government, 13 people in Bayelsa State have tested positive for monkeypox. Dr. Jones Stow, the state ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 27, 2020

Policemen in Nigeria seem to be back to their old ways as they open fire on a crowd of market women

The year 2020 has been one big convoluted story with so many life changing twists and turns that would no ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 6, 2020

Nengi becomes the second #BBNaija lockdown housemate to have a seat in government

Big Brother Naija housemates, for some reason have a way of trending. It seems that the housemates who eventually become ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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