Bayelsa polls: Voters say election is peaceful, despite episodes of violence, vote-buying, flooding

From: Olugbenga ADANIKIN and Jennifer UGWA, Yenagoa IN SPITE of pockets of violence and vote-buying observed by The ICIR during...

ELEBELE: Residents of Bayelsa’s oil community cry out over collapsed bridge

  RESIDENTS of Elebele community in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State on Friday appealed for the speedy repair...
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Another Oil Leak Pollutes Bayelsa Communities

Residents of Agbura and Otuokpoti communities in Ogbia and Yenagoa local government Areas of Bayelsa State, have reported a massive oil leak in the nearby Ekole Creek. They claim that the source of the spill was an oilfield operated by the Nigeria Agip Oil Company, NAOC, and has resulted in the destruction of farmlands and aquatic lives in the communities.

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