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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 of Elebele bridge which collapsed...

Jones Abiri abducted at gunpoint in Bayelsa by suspected DSS operatives

BAYELSA-based journalist, Jones Abiri, has been allegedly snatched by armed men believed to be members of the Department of State Services, DSS. The publisher and editor-in-chief...

Host Community Disrupts Oil Production In Bayelsa

Leaders of Egebekiri community said the protest was because AGIP oil company has not paid them any form of royalties or related fees due to them since it started oil exploration in the community over 40 years ago.

Family Of Policeman Shot By Colleague Demands Justice

Family members of Salvation Adaka, a Police Sergeant, who was shot dead by his colleagues over N20,000 ‘largesse’ on November 7, 2016 have called on the Police authorities to prosecute the culprits.

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.

Gov. Dickson Threatens 2012 Flood Victims With Eviction, Arrest

The Bayelsa State government has threatened to arrest and prosecute some victims of the 2012 flood disaster in the state, if they refuse to vacate the original site of the Bishop Dimeari Grammar School, BDGS, Yenagoa, where they had occupied since after the disaster.

Youth Corps Member Donates N1 Million Worth Of Drugs, Nets To IDPs In Bayelsa

A Youth Corps members serving in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State has brought succor to Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camped at the Samson Siasia stadium, with donation of drugs and mosquito treated nets worth one million naira.

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Drug importation: I uncovered N13.42m in defendant’s account – Witness

A witness in the alleged drug importation case instituted by the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) against seven...

Police confirm kidnap of commissioner in Bayelsa

THE Police in Bayelsa have confirmed the kidnap of Bayelsa State Commissioner for Industry, Federal Otokito. He was kidnapped on...

I have been blocked from seeing Buhari, says Ortom

BENUE State Governor Samuel Ortom has revealed that he has been blocked from seeing President Muhammadu Buhari. In an interview...

SND opens application for News Design Creative Competition.

THE Society for News Design (SND) is accepting entries for its Best of News Design Creative Competition. Its annual creative competition...

Don’t send me back to school, they will kill me, Elkenemy College student writes parents

By: Hamza SULEIMAN JUBRIL Sadi Mato (Ramadan), an 11-year-old JSS 1 Student of Elkenemy College of Islamic Theology Maiduguri, has...
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