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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.

Policeman kills driver, injure two passengers in Bayelsa

A policeman with the Bayelsa State Police Command has allegedly killed a bus driver and injured two passengers, including a man suspected to be a corps member in Yenagoa, the state capital.

One dies in Bayelsa cult clash

The Bayelsa State Police Command has confirmed the death of one person following a cult-related clash involving rival groups from neighbouring Otuasega and Oruma communities in Ogbia Local Government Area of the state.
Three policemen from the Bayelsa State Police Command and four operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps have been arrested over an alleged theft of N40 million missing from a safe in Bayelsa Government House.

Three policemen, four civil defence operatives held over theft of N40 million in Bayelsa...

Three policemen from the Bayelsa State Police Command and four operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps have been arrested over an alleged theft of N40 million missing from a safe in Bayelsa Government House.
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.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has assured the people of his desire to build on the legacies of the state founding fathers if elected on November 16.

Bayelsa guber: PDP campaign condemns release of arrested thugs by police

The Director of the Committee on Media and Publicity, Dr Jonathan Obuebite, described the decision of the police to release three suspects as worrisome and shocking in a statement on Sunday.
Bayelsa State Commissioner of Police, Mr Uche Anozia in hand shake with the Acting Managing Director of NDDC, Dr Akwagaga Enyia, during the visit.

Police seeks NDDC’s intervention on flood in Bayelsa stations

The Bayelsa State Commissioner of Police, Mr Uche Anozia, has appealed to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to assist it in checking the flood ravaging its headquarters and some stations in Yenagoa.

Police confirm release of Samson Siasia’s mother

The Bayelsa State Police Command on Sunday confirmed the release of Mrs. Beauty Ogere Siasia, the abducted mother of former Nigerian coach Samson Siasia.

Police reassures Samson Siasia’s mum will be rescued

After 46 days in the hands of her abductors, Bayelsa State Police Command has given a firm assurance that Mrs. Beauty Siasia who was kidnapped on 15th July this year at her resident at Odoni Community in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa state would be rescued.
A former Works Commissioner in Rivers State and current member representing Khana/Gokhana Federal Constituency, Mr. Dumnamene Dekor, has dismissed the claim that the Governor Nyesom Wike demolished a mosque in Rainbow Town to pave the way for a housing estate.

Whistleblower urges Rivers governor to redeem N20m bounty on Tompolo

A whistleblower, who identified himself as Bello Mustapha Echiomuha, has urged the Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike, to redeem a N20m bounty he placed on each of the 34 suspected notorious criminals during his recent broadcast.
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.

Ex-President Jonathan’s in-laws arrested for ‘stealing’ jewellery, valuables

Men of the Bayelsa State Police Command have arrested four in-laws of former President Goodluck Jonathan over alleged involvement in the illegal entry into his home in Otuoke community in Ogbia Local Government Area and carting away jewellery, custom made walking stick and other valuables worth over N.3billion.

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.
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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.

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.

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Businessman sent to prison over alleged N42 million fraud

A 42-year old businessman, Joshua Alele Momodu has been ordered remanded at the Ikoyi Correctional Facility, Ikoyi, Lagos pending when he will be able to perfect the bail conditions granted him by an Igbosere Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly obtaining the sum of N42 million from the management of Adeeman Nigeria Limited under false preference.

Man bags six months imprisonment for stealing yams

A Dutse Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja on Friday sentenced a 20-year-old man, Aliyu Musa, to six months imprisonment for stealing yams valued at N100,000.
In 2016 while inspecting ongoing projects in the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike said his administration had built over 200 roads and bridges in the state.

Governor Wike lobbying to join APC – party leaders

The major stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 20 wards of Port Harcourt City council area (PHALGA) of Rivers State have accused Governor Nyesom Wike of desperately lobbying to join the APC, since the former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is not allowing him (Wike) to take over the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Enyimba International Football Club of Aba on Sunday booked a spot in the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup following a 2-1 away win against South African side TS Galaxy.

Enyimba chase consolidation points against Agadir

Confederation Cup campaigners Enyimba have a good chance of pushing closer to the next round as the host Hassania Agadir of Morocco on Sunday.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across the country.

VP Osinbajo: Finance act will stimulate Nigerian economy

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday asserted that the Finance Act 2020 would stimulate the Nigerian economy and put the country on the path of geometric economic growth.