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Police nab gunrunners in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested a notorious gunrunner in Bayelsa, Markus Akassa aged 45-years-old.

Police arrest suspected Peace Corps member with pistol

The police in Bayelsa State on Thursday confirmed the arrest of a 33-year-old suspected member of the Peace Corps of Nigeria for alleged illegal possession of a pistol.

Eight killed in Bayelsa cult war

A renewed cult war between the Greenlanders and Bobos cult groups has claimed the lives of eight persons in different parts of Yenagoa, the capital of Bayelsa State.

Police blame unrest in Amassoma on unidentified armed men

The Bayelsa State Police Command says the violence witnessed in Amassoma, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state was a direct aftermath of the infiltration of the university town by unidentified armed men.

Police launch manhunt for serial paedophile in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Police Command has launched a manhunt for a serial pedophile terrorising residents of Agbura, a suburb of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital and its environs.

Police rescue two kidnapped girls in Bayelsa

The Police in Bayelsa said they had rescued two female teenagers, abducted by a gunman in Agbura, near Azikoro village in Yenagoa Local Government Area of the state.

Amassoma unrest: Police arrest 18, rescue 80 corps members

The Bayelsa State Police Command has given graphic details of how its men were attacked in Amassoma community, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state over the unrest at the Niger Delta University.

Police smashes robbery gang in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa Police Command on Friday smashed a gang of robbers terrorizing Igbogene-Yenagoa and its environs and arrested six of the gang members.

Cult leader in gun battle with police in Bayelsa

The Police Command in Bayelsa on Wednesday said it had arrested a suspected cult leader who reportedly opened fire and shot a policeman on his trail on April 30.

Governor Dickson’s aide assassinated in Bayelsa

Gunmen suspected to be assassins have killed Ebikimi Okoringa, an aide of Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson.

Female secondary school cultist stabs classmate

A suspected female cult member, identified only as Josephine, has stabbed Miss Lillian Friday, her classmate, in the right eye for refusing to join a cult group.

Suspected cultists kill commercial tricyclist in Bayelsa

Cultists operating as thugs in the popular Tombia Market, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, have stabbed a commercial driver of a tricyclist, Keke Napep, to death in their failed attempt to rob him.

Police arrest Niger Delta University student for robbery

The Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested an undergraduate of the Department of Political Science, Niger Delta University, identified as Amassoma, Kimipanipre P. Franklin aka Castro, for alleged armed robbery.

Police arrest taxi drivers for raping, robbing victim

The police have nabbed two taxi drivers for raping and robbing their female passenger in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

Suspected cult members raze police station over colleague’s death

Suspected cult members have burnt down the divisional headquarters of the Nigeria Police in Oporoma, headquarters of the Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

NYSC: Corps member attacked in Bayelsa responding to treatment

Loto Omolayo, the Coordinator of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Bayelsa, on Wednesday said the corps member whose hand was allegedly cut off by armed robbers in the state was responding to treatment.

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.

Maritime Union: Sea pirates have taken over Bayelsa waterways

The Maritime Union is drawing attention to the incessant attacks on Bayelsa waterways by suspected sea pirates.

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