Tag: Yenagoa

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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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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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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 13, 2016

20-year-old man rapes 5-year-old girl to death in Bayelsa

A 20-year-old man has raped a five-year-old girl to death in Bayelsa. According to a statement from the Spokesperson of ...

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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 ...

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Janeth JDecember 9, 2015

Bayelsa APC members protest cancellation of election result (PHOTOS)

Members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Yenagoa are protesting against the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 2, 2015

Don’t vote for ‘Poverty Development Party’ in Bayelsa election – Tinubu

National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu has described the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as Poverty Development Party. ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 30, 2015

Who attacked Jonathan? Bayelsa Police reacts

The Bayelsa State Police Command on Monday, November 30, disclosed that former President Goodluck Jonathan was not attacked in the state. ...

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Janeth JSeptember 8, 2015

To PDP governors, everything is falling apart in Nigeria

Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party, believe Nigeria is moving into dictatorship under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari. The governors, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 26, 2015

Oronto Douglas to be buried in Bayelsa on May 2

by Iyobosa Omoregie The former Senior Special Adviser to the President, Oronto Natei Douglas, who recently passed away, will have ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 4, 2015

President Jonathan’s younger sister dies

by James Sambo The younger sister of President Goodluck Jonathan has died. The deceased, Mrs Nancy Jonathan-Olei passed away on ...

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YEditorOctober 24, 2014

How the JTF and Bayelsa LGA have found détente to fight oil theft

by Tony Tamuno The Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta has announced that it has started cooperating with ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 15, 2014

Soldier runs amok, shoots fellow officer dead at close range

by Tony Tamuno A soldier has shot and killed a fellow soldier at the Onopa area of Yenagoa, in Bayelsa ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 23, 2014

Mama militant, 60-year-old oil thief nabbed in Bayelsa

by Azubuike Azikiwe A 60-year-old crude oil thief, Victoria Sorkibulor, has been arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 27, 2014

“Stop the criticism, President Jonathan is God-sent” – De Servant

by Kolapo Olapoju   Stop criticising him, he is God sent”, this was said of President Goodluck Jonathan by a ...

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David CyrilAugust 12, 2014

Forget Ebola: Bayelsa health workers go on indefinite strike, abandon the sick

  by David Cyril   Today, an indefinite strike has been undertaken by the Health workers of the Federal Medical ...

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June 2, 2014

‘I told her to stay still’: Pastor burns 10-year-old niece’s face in Bayelsa

by ‘Jola Sotubo A female pastor in Bayelsa has been arrested by the police after reports that she injured her ...

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January 22, 2014

Civil Defence officer shoots policeman dead in Bayelsa

by ‘Jola Sotubo An offensive against robbers in Bayelsa went awry after an officer of the Nigerian Security and Civil ...

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January 1, 2014

How gunmen kidnapped 6-year-old son of ex-Bayelsa commissioner today

by Akan Ido A six-year-old son of ex-commissioner in Bayelsa, Godknows Powell has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen. Reports say ...

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November 18, 2013

Sad news: INC President Sekibo slumps and dies

by Adeola Balogun The death has occurred of the President of the Ijaw National Congress (INC), Senator Tari Sekibo. Senator ...

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September 12, 2013

#StoriesWeHear: Man, 45, arrested over rape of minor

by Oge Okonkwo A 45-year-old man, an indigene of Edo state, has been arrested by operatives of the Bayelsa state ...

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August 31, 2013

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Rescue efforts continue as bridge collapses in Bayelsa

by ‘Jola Sotubo Panic has broken out in Bayelsa State today after the collapse of the bridge linking the Igbogene ...

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June 10, 2013

Just terrible: Headmaster arraigned for inserting finger in 8-year-old pupil’s private parts

by Akan Ido The police is Bayelsa have arraigned a 55-year-old headmaster, Akpolagha Agbugiye, for allegedly defiling an eight-year-old pupil. Agbugiye ...

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January 18, 2013

Opinion: Let me tell you what you will see if you take a trip to Yenagoa

by Bayo Olopohunda For a first-time visitor, what will forcefully unearth Yenagoa’s palpably unnatural guise are the slums that sandwich ...

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November 28, 2012

Bayelsa governor disciplines civil servants for ‘rumour mongering’, ‘making careless statements’, other offenses

by Isi Esene It was suspension galore in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, as governor Seriake Dickson disciplined some civil servants for ...

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September 30, 2012

Concerns rise over Seriake Dickson’s health as he prolongs UK trip

by Isi Esene The health condition of Nigeria’s public officers have continued to be an issue of interest with speculation ...

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September 27, 2012

Pregnant woman shot dead in police chase of armed robbers

by Isi Esene There was tragedy in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State yesterday as a pregnant woman was said to have been ...

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