Tag: Bayelsa

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 3, 2016

BREAKING: Niger Delta Avengers, again, blow up Shell Forcados pipeline

About 24 hours after blowing up two pipelines in Bayelsa state, militant group, Niger Delta Avengers have again, blown up ...

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Azubuike AzikweJune 2, 2016

Niger Delta Avengers blow up 2 pipelines in Bayelsa

Militant group, Niger Delta Avengers claim to have blown up two oil pipelines in Bayelsa state. The militant group revealed ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 29, 2016

PDP Governors back Makarfi

Following the crisis generated by the removal of Ali Modu-Sheriff as the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governors ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 27, 2016

Meet Ese Oruru’s baby girl (PHOTOS)

14-year-old Ese Oruru, who was abducted and later rescued, on Thursday, gave birth to her baby in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state. ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 26, 2016

Just in: Ese Oruru gives birth to baby girl

14-year-old Ese Oruru, who was abducted and later rescued, has been delivered of a baby girl on Thursday in Yenagoa, ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 26, 2016

Missing NYSC member from Bayelsa found dead

National Youth Service Corps member, Ifiemi Igali posted to Lagos has been found dead three days after he went missing in ...

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Isime EseneMay 25, 2016

Niger Delta Avengers threaten further attacks; warn ex-militants against meddling

Niger Delta Avengers, a faceless group of militant agitators in Nigeria’s South-south region have threatened to resume hostilities after a ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 17, 2016

Pregnant Ese Oruru set to deliver Yunusa’s baby

Ese Oruru grabbed national headlines when it became apparent that she was abducted to Kano for six months by a ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 4, 2016

#PanamaPapers: Alamieyeseigha started looting Bayelsa after 3 months in office

It is a well known fact that former governor of Bayelsa state, late Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, was alleged to have corruptly ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 2, 2016

Labour hell bent on 21-day ultimatum despite Gov Dickson’s emergency meeting

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has called for an emergency meeting with the leaders of the Nigeria Labour Congress ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoApril 28, 2016

‘Elections in Nigeria are much better, votes now count’ – INEC chairman

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmoud Yakubu, says that having two strong political parties is ...

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Dele BenjaminApril 7, 2016

Alamieyeseigha ‘had his own failings, but he stood for Niger Delta’

The funeral rites of former Governor of Bayelsa, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, begins today in Yenegoa, the capital of the state. Former ...

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Dele BenjaminApril 5, 2016

I didn’t pay Sylva to become Minister – Heineken Lokpobiri

Minister of State for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has denied paying for his ministerial position. Lokpobiri was ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 31, 2016

‘You bought your ministerial position, resign now’ – Bayelsa APC tells Minister

It would appear that the Bayelsa State chapter of the All Progressive Congress are finally tired of fighting the Peoples ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 9, 2016

Opinion: Electoral Abracadabra and the tale of two LGAs

Desperation to win elections in Nigeria is not in decline one bit. After the gracefulness of accepting defeat without a ...

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Mazi EmekaMarch 8, 2016

What Ese Oruru went through in Kano (READ)

“She said she did not know how she got to Kano. She said she was kept mostly in places she ...

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Mazi EmekaMarch 4, 2016

Family and friends celebrate Ese Oruru’s return to Bayelsa (VIDEO)

After more than six months of anxiety, fear and tears, the family of abducted Bayelsa teenager, Ese Oruru, are in ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 4, 2016

Reuben Abati: Ese Oruru, the girl-child and a nation’s shame

Three different incidents in the last week cast, poignantly, in bold relief the plight of the girl-child in Nigeria. Thanks ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 2, 2016

‘Ese threatened to commit suicide if they didn’t elope to Kano’ – Yunusa’s father

The father of Yunusa Yellow, who allegedly abducted Ese Oruru, a 14-year-old girl, has narrated how his son met and ...

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Mazi EmekaMarch 2, 2016

Mother of ‘abducted’ Ese Oruru arrives Police headquarters [PHOTOS]

Mother of ‘abducted’ Bayelsa teenager, Ese Oruru, has arrived the Nigerian Police headquarter in Abuja. She is expected to meet ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 2, 2016

Ese Oruru says ‘I’m not fine’… as father plans to take her to TB Joshua’s church

Ese Rita Oruru, the Bayelsa teenager, who was allegedly abducted in August 2015 and taken to Kano by a certain ...

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Janeth JMarch 1, 2016

Ese Oruru flown to Abuja from Kano ‘under tight security’

The young girl- Ese Oruru – who was abducted from her Bayelsa home and taken to Kano for a forced marriage to- ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 1, 2016

‘Ese wouldn’t dream of becoming a Muslim’ | Family maintain she’s 14, not 17

Following the release of 14-year-old Ese Oruru, who was allegedly kidnapped from Bayelsa and taken to Kano state, some sections ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 1, 2016

Ese Oruru’s alleged abduction: Fresh controversy erupts as audio tape surfaces (LISTEN)

Ese Oruru, who was alleged to have been kidnapped from Bayelsa State to Kano, on Monday, purportedly said she was ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 29, 2016

Emir of Kano orders repatriation of Ese Oruru to Bayelsa

The alleged kidnapped, and subsequent forced marriage, of 14-year-old schoolgirl, Ese Oruru, by a tricycle driver known as Yinusa, aka ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 25, 2016

4 policemen under investigation over kidnap of Jonathan’s uncle

The policemen who were stationed to guard the house of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s uncle have been arrested by the police. ...

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Janeth JFebruary 22, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: ‘Ben Bruce is a gift to Bayelsa’ | Shekau impostor arrested | Wike says DSS to arrest PDP leaders | More stories

Civilian JTF arrest suspected Shekau impostor. Vanguard EFCC to begin probe of $2 billion Malabu oil deal. Nation David Mark ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 15, 2016

Why the search for Tompolo by the Nigerian Police may end in futility

The Nigerian Police Force has begun the search for a former Niger Delta militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, popularly known as ...

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Janeth JFebruary 3, 2016

‘We have moved beyond’ pipeline attacks – Ijaw Youth Council

Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide have warned against further attacks of oil installations and pipelines in the Niger Delta region. The youths described ...

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Janeth JJanuary 31, 2016

Militants attack Agip pipelines in Bayelsa, massive crude oil spillage recorded

Niger Delta militants have continued to unleash terror in the region as all the oil pipelines belonging to the Nigerian ...

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