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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police extend curfew in Bayelsa to February 23

The Bayelsa state Police Command has extended the three-day dusk-to dawn curfew earlier imposed on the state from Feb. 17 to Feb. 23.

Radio Bayelsa suspends nine staff as NUJ seeks investigation

The Management of Radio Bayelsa has suspended nine workers over an attack on the station by hoodlums in protest against Supreme Court’s judgment that sacked erstwhile governor-elect, David Lyon.

Police warn against mob action at crime scenes

The Bayelsa Police Command on Friday warned residents to refrain from taking laws into their hands at crime scenes to avoid arrest and prosecution.
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Police nab four cultists for ‘initiation of minors’ in Yenagoa

The Bayelsa Police Command says it has arrested four suspected cultists who allegedly initiated some minors into banned secret society.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday, met with the stakeholders in Yenagoa ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.

Bayelsa guber: Police chief talks tough, dare trouble makers

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has dared those planning to disrupt Bayelsa State governorship election to attempt any illegal action and be ready for the full wrath of the law.
Samson Siasia has vowed to clear his name after world governing body FIFA banned him yesterday from football following an allegation of match-fixing brought against him.

Police chief visits Samson Siasia after mother’s release

The Bayelsa Police Command has confirmed the release of Mrs Beauty Siasia, the 80-year-old mother of a former Super Eagles’ Coach, Samson Siasia.
Samson Siasia has vowed to clear his name after world governing body FIFA banned him yesterday from football following an allegation of match-fixing brought against him.

Samson Siasia’s mother’s abductors lower ransom demand to N30 million

Abductors of Samson Siasia’s mother, Mrs Ogere Beauty Siasia, are understood to have lowered their ransom to N30million.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP Adamu orders manhunt for killers of four Bayelsa policemen

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has ordered a massive manhunt for the perpetrators of the killers of four policemen in Bayelsa State.

Truck driver commits suicide in Bayelsa

A 45 year-old-man, described as a truck driver, has hanged himself inside his room at Etegwe community the Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa.

Body of 78-year-old kidnap victim found in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa Police Command has confirmed the death of a 78-year-old woman, Mrs Ayoko Owoko, in the custody of kidnappers in the creeks of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state.

New Bayelsa police chief vows to deal with cultists, armed robbers

A new Commissioner of Police, Uche Anozie, Monday resumed at the Bayelsa Police Command and vowed to deal decisively with the rising cases of cultism and armed robberies in the state.
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IGP Adamu orders probe of assault on DCP in Bayelsa

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered assessment of the alleged assault on a Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) by suspected political thugs in Twon Brass, Brass Local Government Area of the state.

Five dead as Nigerian Army denies killings in Bayelsa

Five persons have been killed in various locations in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital.
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One dead, 2 injured as thugs attack APC members at campaign rally in Bayelsa

One person died while two others were injured when thugs attacked members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at a rally in Sagbama area of Bayelsa.

Election: Political parties sign peace accord in Bayelsa

Over 50 political parties in Bayelsa State, including the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC), have signed a peace accord pledging to ensure peaceful and violence-free elections in the state.

Police parade suspected cultists, armed robbers in Bayelsa

A total of 22 suspected criminals, mostly teenagers, were on Friday paraded by the Bayelsa State Police Command at the state police headquarters, Yenagoa.

Police nab armed gang members over Bayelsa student’s murder

The Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested two suspected members of an armed gang in connection with the murder of Seiyefa Fred, a level 100 student of the Niger Delta University, in Yenagoa.

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