Tag: Bayelsa

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tosin adesinaNovember 4, 2018

Bayelsa is the best place to be a pregnant woman at the moment

The Bayelsa state government is making a difference in the state health sector with massive financial investment in the sector ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 3, 2018

In Bayelsa, healthcare receives a boost as Governor Dickson provides N1.2bn to improve healthcare delivery

This is a good time to be alive for every indigene of Bayelsa as Governor Henry Seriake Dickson has provided ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 10, 2018

The Big 5: Customs intercepts truck load of ammunition, Alleged killer of Ex-Deputy Governor’s daughter arrested and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Officers of the Nigeria Customs, Minna Area Command have intercepted an ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 8, 2018

The Late 5: New law disqualifies Jonathan from re-contesting for Presidency, Obasanjo accuses FG of plotting to silence him and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday signed a constitutional amendment that stops ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 7, 2017

Police begin search for notorious armed robbers, cultists who escaped custody

A number of notorious armed robbers and cultists have reportedly escaped from the custody of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) ...

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AzeezOctober 30, 2017

No fresh cases of Monkeypox virus recorded – Bayelsa govt

Bayelsa Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ebitimitula Etebu, on Monday dismissed reports that two new cases of monkeypox disease have been detected ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 26, 2017

Nigerian Navy to begin operation “Octopus Grip” in Bayelsa, Delta

The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Central Naval Command, (CNC), Rear Adm. Bello Al-Hassan said the command would soon commence riverine and ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 17, 2017

Monkeypox patient in Bayelsa commits suicide

A patient receiving medical attention for the disease, monkeypox, at the quarantine centre in Bayelsa has committed suicide. [Read Also: Bayelsa ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 14, 2017

Why we launched Operation Crocodile Smile – Army

The Nigerian Army Saturday, highlighted the reasons for the second phase of its Operation Crocodile Smile in Bayelsa, saying it ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 14, 2017

Bayelsa govt dismisses monkeypox vaccination rumour

The Bayelsa government has described rumours of forced vaccination against the monkeypox disease in the state as baseless. The government ...

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AzeezOctober 11, 2017

Seven monkeypox patients discharged in Bayelsa

Seven out of the 13 monkeypox patients on admission at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobiri in Bayelsa have ...

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AzeezOctober 8, 2017

Monkeypox not caused by free medical services in affected areas – FG

The Federal Government has dismissed reports that the outbreak of Monkeypox resulted from free government medical services in the affected areas. ...

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AzeezOctober 6, 2017

Monkeypox: Hospital discharges doctor, 11-year-old in Bayelsa

The Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital has discharged doctor and an 11-year-old who were infected by the Monkeypox virus. Background: No fewer than ...

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AzeezOctober 5, 2017

Monkeypox outbreak: No cause for alarm – Bayelsa govt

The Bayelsa State Government on Thursday said there was nothing to be worried about, over the outbreak of MonkeyPox in ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 5, 2017

11 important things you need to know about Monkeypox, the disease ravaging Bayelsa

There has been what is suspected to be a Monkeypox outbreak in Bayelsa. The state health team and Nigerian Centre ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 5, 2017

About 11 people quarantined, as Monkeypox hits Bayelsa

No fewer than 11 people have been placed under surveillance in Bayelsa, following a suspected outbreak of a viral disease ...

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ToluSeptember 24, 2017

“Total aberration. Nigerians didn’t vote Idyl”, “Idyl had to win to salvage the show” | TwitterNG reacts to #TheVoiceNigeria results

22-year-old, Idyl Diongoli has just emerged winner of The Voice Nigeria season 2 and there is a flurry of mixed ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 16, 2017

Buhari has done what Jonathan could not do for N’Delta – Former Senator

A former Senator, Clever Ikisipo (Bayelsa East) has commended the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari to develop the Niger Delta ...

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AzeezSeptember 14, 2017

NEMA warns of more flooding in Bayelsa, Imo, Anambra, others

The National Emergency Management Agency and the Nigerian Metrological Agency on Wednesday warned states to prepare for more flooding. NEMA ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 5, 2017

Just In: Suspected crude oil thieves sack Bayelsa police station

One Policeman killed, three others have been seriously injured as suspected crude oil thieves invade and sack a Police station ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 3, 2017

Many injured, boat owner abducted as gunmen attack Bayelsa community

Unknown gunmen have reportedly attacked in Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa, abducting a local boat owner, identified as Chief John ...

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ToluAugust 23, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Murray-Bruce’s constituents are threatening to recall him and we’re wondering why

While we’re still grappling with the lengthy and tiring recall process that is set to see Kogi West representative, Senator ...

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ToluJuly 25, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: This Bayelsa lawmaker’s project will bring tears to your eyes

You will be moved to tears for more than a few things but we’ll allow you figure them out as ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 24, 2017

Just In: Explosion rocks Bayelsa prison as inmates attempt jailbreak

An explosion has reportedly rocked a section of the Okaka Prison, Yenagoa, Bayelsa capital following failed attempts by six inmates ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 15, 2017

Nigeria’s unity is negotiable – Wole Soyinka

One of Nigeria’s literary giants and Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, has dismissed the arguments that the unity of Nigeria is ...

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AzeezJune 23, 2017

Bayelsa is part of Biafra not South-South – Nnamdi Kanu (WATCH)

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has said Bayelsa is part of Igboland. Kanu said this ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 3, 2017

Opinion: The tragicomedy of the Otuoke protest

by Fortune Alfred Something comical and tragedic all at once happened at the Federal University Otuoke, in Ogbia Local Government ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 17, 2017

Just In: Ex-Bayelsa PDP chairman assasinated

by Omoleye Omoruyi The Commissioner of Police in Bayelsa state, Amba Asuquo, has confirmed that a former Acting State Chairman ...

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AzeezApril 13, 2017

EFCC raids company owned by ex-president Jonathan’s cousin

by Azeez Adeniyi Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday raided facilities being developed by cousin ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 10, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Professor Osinbajo will be visiting Bayelsa State today

As part of a continuing tour of the Niger Delta oil-producing communities, with a view to finding a lasting solution ...

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