Tag: Bayelsa

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 ...

AzeezFebruary 4, 2017

Corps member dies in Bayelsa orientation camp

A female corps member simply identified as Jumoke has reportedly died at the NYSC Orientation Camp in Bayelsa State. According ...

AzeezJanuary 31, 2017

Former Presidential candidate, Pere Ajuwa is dead

A former Presidential candidate, Chief Pere Ajuwa has died. Ajuwa was the Presidential Candidate for the Liberal Democratic Party of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 24, 2017

JTF kills 2 kidnappers in Bayelsa

Troops of the Joint Task Force (JTF) codenamed Operation Delta Safe have killed 2 suspected waterways criminals in Bayelsa State. ...

Isime EseneDecember 3, 2016

#NYSCAbuse: Time to bid farewell to NYSC death camps

by Usman Alabi True to the NYSC anthem, it was the clarion call they answered to, it was not convenient ...

AzeezDecember 2, 2016

Another corps member dies in Bayelsa NYSC camp

Elechi Chiyerum, a female member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has been reported dead at the orientation camp ...

AzeezNovember 15, 2016

Just In: Niger Delta Avengers destroy 3 pipelines in Bayelsa

The Niger Delta Avengers on Tuesday said it has destroyed three truck pipelines in Bayelsa State. In a statement by ...

Isime EseneNovember 4, 2016

PROFILE: Why Patience Jonathan’s way is the authentic Nigerian way

Patience Ibifaka Jonathan. Indigene of Oba Ama, Okirika community, Rivers state. Wedded to Goodluck Ebele Jonathan of Otuoke, Bayelsa state. ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2016

Annkio Briggs: Setting the agenda for the meeting between Niger Delta leaders and Pres. Buhari (Pt. 2)

by Annkio Briggs SETTING THE NIGER DELTA AGENDA [dropcap]A[/dropcap]s recently confirmed by Nigeria’s minister of state for petroleum resources, Dr. Ibe ...

Isime EseneOctober 24, 2016

Introducing ‘Blood Money’, this month’s special citizenship series from YNaija.com

by Isime Esene, managing editor Last month, YNaija.com launched its Monthly Citizenship Dispatches, which explores in detail, the lives and ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 23, 2016

‘Patience Jonathan became Perm Sec without writing promotion examination’ – Civil Servant

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has uncovered a petition written against the appointment of former first lady, Dame ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 15, 2016

How 14-year-old boy ‘stole 36 penises’ in Bayelsa

In what could only be described as bizarre, a 14-year-old boy has been accused of allegedly stealing the manhood of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 19, 2016

Navy repel sea robbers in gun duel

Operatives of the Nigerian Navy have successfully repelled attack by suspected sea robbers on Marine Tanker (MT) HANZE KOCHI enrouted ...

AzeezSeptember 1, 2016

Dickson warns against trespassing into govt properties

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson on Thursday said his government will not hesitate to prosecute anyone who trespasses into government ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 26, 2016

Opinion: How the negotiation with Niger Delta Avengers should go

by Nwokocha Noble After the election of President M. Buhari in 2015, the crisis rocking the nation has persisted even ...

AzeezAugust 9, 2016

Militants kill 3 soldiers, make way with weapons in Bayelsa

Suspected militants on Monday killed three soldiers when they attacked the location of the newly-activated Joint Task Force, Operation Delta ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 6, 2016

Bayelsa lawmaker’s father kidnapped on his way to bury his late wife

Unknown gunmen on Saturday kidnapped Chief W.G Watson Iti, the father of the lawmaker representing Brass Constituency 2 in the ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 31, 2016

FG’s dialogue with militants ‘will not work’ – Ijaw leaders

Ijaw leaders, on Saturday, called on the federal government to withdraw its troops from all occupied Ijaw land while decrying the destruction of oil ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 28, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories to monitor 1. Sheriff-led faction attempts to stop PDP convention The Ali Modu Sheriff-faction ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 11, 2016

Ese Oruru’s abductor, Yunusa gets bail after 4 months

Yunusa ‘Yellow’ Dahiru, the man accused of kidnapping 14-year-old Ese Oruru, has been granted bail and released from custody after ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 8, 2016

Just In: Avengers destroy another pipeline in Bayelsa

Niger Delta Avengers, militant group responsible for several pipeline explosions in the Niger Delta region has claimed responsibility for yet ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 7, 2016

New militant group threatens to blow things up unless…

One of the militant groups that recently emerged, the Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force (JNDLF) has given a list of ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 24, 2016

Armed Ijaw youths invade Ben Bruce’s radio station in Bayelsa

Some members of the Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide (IYC) on Thursday, invaded Rhythm FM radio station in Yenogoa, Bayelsa over ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 23, 2016

Opinion: How Governor Dickson wrecked his state with wire-tapping

by Peresuo D. Fubara For a state governor ever vociferous and self-assured – sometimes thoughtlessly so – in the murky terrain ...

Isime EseneJune 23, 2016

Dele Agekameh: The Niger Delta stand-off

by Dele Agekameh As is well known, even the greatest wars ever fought on earth ended at a conference table. ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 18, 2016

Governor Dickson pays 1 out of 5-month salary arrears

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state has bowed to the pressure from the teachers in his state and approved the ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 18, 2016

Half bread is better than none… but Bayelsa teachers want the full loaf

Contrary to what you may think, Bayelsa teachers aren’t insatiable nor greedy. They are simply protesting against the decision of ...

Mazi EmekaJune 18, 2016

Military averts oil pipeline attack, 19 militants arrested

Nigerian military, on Friday, announced that it has apprehended 19 suspected oil militants as they tried to blow up an ...

Mazi EmekaJune 11, 2016

‘I can no longer endure these blackmails’ – Tompolo

Former Niger Delta warlord, Government ‘Tompolo’ Ekpemupolo, on Saturday called on the Niger Delta Avengers to stop destroying oil installation ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 10, 2016

Niger Delta Avengers strike again… blow up Agip pipeline in Bayelsa

Niger Delta Avengers have hit another oil pipeline and this time it is the Obi Obi Brass Trunk line belonging to ...

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