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President Osinbajo approves N1.6bn for flood-hit areas

The Nigerian Government has approved release of N1.6 billion to Niger, Kebbi and other 14 States ravaged by flood across the nation.  The Acting President,...

IPOB announces states loyal to Nnamdi Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has listed the states he will claim as soon as the federal...

How Will The Contest Of Anambra State’s 2017 Governorship Process Play out?

How will the contest of Anambra State’s 2017 governorship process play out? The predictions are gradually coming and expectedly, some are profound, some pedestrian....

Bayelsa APC Ask That Boroh be left alone

The Bayelsa State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said its attention has been drawn to attempts by some enemies of the President...

Jonathan’s Ward Falls To PDP in Bayelsa

Former President Goodluck Jonathan won his Otuapula Ward 13 Unit 38 with the area. Meanwhile, the PDP has claimed that the election is being rigged...

Tight security urged for Nigeria’s oil-rich state ahead of rerun polls

Nigeria's electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission, had declared the main governorship election conducted on Dec. 5 and Dec. 6 "inconclusive", on account...

Activists cautioned authorities against electoral fraud in Nigeria

The group who expressed worry, said it has become necessary because of news making the rounds that Professor Mahmoud Yakubu was appointed solely for...

Shell Affirms Many Oil Spills in Ikarama Fields in Bayelsa

The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has confirmed multiple spills from its pipeline network in Ikarama oil fields in Yenagoa Local Government Area of...

Twelve Nigerian states warned to guard against flooding

Nigerian authorities on Wednesday issued warning to a list of 12 states that might experience possible flash floods, river overflows and landslides in...

APGA petitioned INEC over decision to upturn verdict

Following the controversial statement issued by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), after announcing the winner of the just concluded House of Assembly election...

Committee invites Jonathan?s Men over alleged anti-party activities during elections

The last may not have been heard of the outcome of the disciplinary committee set up the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State...

Bayelsa Chief Judge Asked To Swear In Rivers Governor

? only Supreme Court can direct judicial officers, lawyers caution. The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Bello Adoke, SAN,...

Former acting governor and other members to appear before inquiry board

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State on Tuesday summoned the former acting governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Werinipre Seibarugu, and seven...

Ghanaian Eric Frimpong scores to aid Bayelsa United progress in Federation Cup

Eric Frimpong Ghanaian winger Eric Frimpong scored and provided assists for Bayelsa United to beat city rivals, Nembe City 3-0 in the Federation Cup...

PDP Celebrates As Court Accepts Inokoba’s Suspension

There was celebration galore in the camp of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) loyal to Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa following the judgment of...

Ikisikpo’s Defection Comments Are Uncharitable – Bayelsa State Government

The Bayelsa State Government has described as most uncharitable, the comments credited to out-going Senator representing Bayelsa-East Senatorial District, Clever Ikisikpo, during his defection...

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson Cup 2015 To Kick Off In Bayelsa

A new football tournament is set to take centre stage in Bayelsa State, South-South, Nigeria. Christened ?The Governor Henry Seriake Dickson Cup 2015?, the...

Man stabbed his girl friend to death during domestic quarrel

A 40-year-old man?on Saturday?stabbed his girl friend to death during a domestic quarrel over alleged incest along the Agudama suburb of Yenagoa local government...

Douglas? Children get scholarships from Bayelsa Govt

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has awarded scholarships to the two children of late Environmental and Human Rights Activist, Oronto Natei...

Bayelsa Council Chairman Who Was Abducted Released

The Bayelsa State Police Command Spokesman, Butswat Asinim has confirmed the release of the abducted council chairman of Ogbia Local Government Area, Mr Enaye...

Values of Late Chukwumerije Extolled

Nigeria?s education sector has faced a serious setback with the demise of the chairman senate committee on education late senator Uche Chukwumerije who passed...

Armed men kidnapped chairman of Ogbia Council

The peace of Otuasega community in Ogbia council area of Bayelsa State was Wednesday morning violated as armed men kidnapped the chairman of the...

Electoral Violence Risks in2015 Guber Elections

The build-up to the 2015 General Election in Nigeria has been marred by some violence. The CLEEN Foundation Security Threat Assessment published in March...

Bayelsa State witnessed large turn out at collections centres

Bayelsa State witnessed a large turn out on Saturday at collections centres for the Permanent Voter Cards in order to beat the Sunday deadline...

Oil Thieves Picked Up In Bayelsa State

The Nigerian Navy, Central Naval Command, with headquarters in Bayelsa State, has arrested 13 suspected oil thieves and intercepted vessel laden with stolen...

Losing 11 prominent women of the state is tragic – Bayelsa Gov?s Aide

By Mathew Dadiya As condolences continue to pour on the families of the 11 accident?victims, a former member of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly...

Families of Auto Crash Victims encouraged

by Mathew Dadiya The Speaker of Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Konbowei Friday Benson has described death as a heartache that no one...

Nigerian First Lady pays a condolence visit to families of dead Bayelsa women

Akam James, Yenagoa The Wife of the President, Dame Patience Jonathan, has paid a condolence visit to the bereaved families of the eleven female politicians...

APC Campaign Organisation Extends Condolences to Nigerian First Lady

The All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation (APCPCO) has commiserated with the people and government of Bayelsa State over the death of some supporters...

People of Bayelsa urged to retain Jonathan

The Vice-President of Nigeria, Namadi Sambo on Friday enjoined eligible voters in Bayelsa to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) from the Independent National...