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Police arrest suspected robber, cultists in Bayelsa

The police in Bayelsa State have arrested a suspected armed robber, James Oweifa, for allegedly terrorising Yenagoa, the state capital and its environs.
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Man nabbed for allegedly raping 14-year-old mother

The police in Ekeki police division in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State has apprehended a middle-aged man, simply identified as Ifeanyi, for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl at a popular hotel in the area.

Police train 21 DPOs, 9 tactical commanders in on modern policing in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa Command of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has trained 30 Officers on modern policing and efficient service delivery, describing capacity building as prerequisite to peace keeping across the country.

Fire outbreak renders 300 homeless in Yenagoa

More than 300 persons on Saturday were rendered homeless in Yenagoa, after fire gutted a neighbourhood in Ekeki suburb of the Bayelsa capital.

DPR seals off filling station in Yenagoa

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Bayelsa on Friday embarked on pump price enforcement and also sealed off Ido Oil Nigeria Limited, situated along Melford Okilo Expressway, for selling above the official pump price.

DPR enforces petrol pump price, seals stations in Bayelsa

The Department of Petroleum Resources in Bayelsa State on Friday sealed off some errant petrol stations in Yenagoa, the state capital, for selling above the government regulated price of N145 per litre of fuel.

Suspected sea pirates, cultists kill two, injure policeman in Bayelsa

Suspected sea pirates and cultists have killed two persons in the Akassa-Yenagoa waterways and Ekeki in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital.

Court jails paedophile eight years for defiling two minors

A Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has sentenced a 40-year-old man identified only as Godbless to eight years in prison for defiling underage boy and girl.

Man nabbed for alleged murder of his new wife

Stephen Akpata, a Nigerian who used to live in Australia, has been arrested by the police for allegedly strangling his new wife Onyinye Eze, Bayelsa Commissioner of Police Asuquo Amba has said.

Police foil robbery attempt at ex-gov’s house

Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers on Tuesday attacked the home of a former Acting Governor of Bayelsa, Wenipreye Seibarugu.

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