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Court sentences man to death for murder in Bayelsa

A Bayelsa High Court, Yenagoa Division, has sentenced a 38-year-old man, Diepreye Sunday Olayo, to death by hanging.

Man arrested over pregnant wife’s death

The death of a 25-year-old pregnant housewife in a mysterious circumstance on Ebis Mechanic Road, Amarata, in the Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, has landed the husband in trouble.

Rachel Dickson: Stop out-of-court settlement on rape

Wife of Bayelsa State Governor, Dr. Rachel Dickson, yesterday objected to the rising cases of settlement of rape and assault cases outside the legal system, insisting that it would spur suspects to continue to violate innocent girls and boys.

Teachers strike paralyses academic activities in Bayelsa

Academic activities were on Wednesday paralysed in public primary and secondary schools in Bayelsa State following the ongoing strike by the state chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) over outstanding salaries.

Yuletide: Overwhelming queues at ATMs in Bayelsa

Commercial Banks in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa Capital, on Saturday witnessed heavy influx of customers at many Automated Teller Machines (ATM) centres.

Man impregnates wife’s sister, kills baby five days after birth

The police in Bayelsa State have apprehended a 47-year-old man, Moses Otimba, for killing a five-day-old baby boy he fathered with the younger sister of his pregnant wife.

Yenagoa residents laud DISCO over improved power supply

Some Yenagoa residents and business outfits have lauded the Port-Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC), for improved power supply in the area.

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APC Convention: FCTA apologises over ‘traffic inconvenience’

The Federal Capital Territory Authority (FCTA) has apologised for inconveniences caused the public by traffic diversion during Saturday’s National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja.