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Jones Abiri

Jones Abiri: Why DSS linked me to militants

A recently released journalist, Jones Abiri, has explained the circumstances that resulted in his arrest and detention for two years, without trial, by security operatives.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana asks new DSS chief to release ex-NSA Dasuki, others

A senior lawyer, Femi Falana, has written a letter to Matthew Seiyefa, reminding the new acting-director-general of the Department of State Services that many Nigerians are still in custody of the secret police without trial and despite court orders for their unconditional release.

Gunmen abduct Bayelsa PDP chieftain on eve of planned defection to APC

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and Vice Chairman, Bayelsa State Peace and Reconciliation committee, Bibi Oweifa, has been abducted by unknown gunmen at the state secretariat annex, Yenagoa.

CLO writes Buhari over Bayelsa university killings

The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) has written to President Muhammadu Buhari calling for an independent probe on the killing at the Bayelsa State owned Niger Delta University (NDU) during last month unrest.

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.

Amassoma killings: Police set up probe panel

The Bayelsa State Police Command has set up a probe panel to investigate and unmask the identities of armed men that attacked armed Police that were involved in the peaceful intervention in the protest at Niger Delta University (NDU) Amassoma.

Bayelsa government to pay burial expenses of Amassoma protest victims

The Bayelsa State government has said it would pick the bills of the injured and the burial expenses of the victims of the protest by the women and youths of Amassoma at the Niger Delta University, NDU, Wilberforce Island, in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state.

Niger Delta University to reopen soon as Governor Dickson settles Amassoma crisis

The Bayelsa State Government, on Friday, took positive steps to resolve the crisis that engulfed Amassoma community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state.

Killings: APC faults Bayelsa government’s position on victims

The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State has picked holes in the state government’s conclusion that the alleged victims of brutality, including three protesters allegedly shot dead by the police during Tuesday’s protest at the Niger Delta University (NDU) town of Amassoma, Southern Ijaw, were cultists and hoodlums.

Bayelsa APC behind Amassoma violence – PDP

The Bayelsa State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state was a band of cultists, mischief-makers and unscrupulous criminal elements, masquerading under the platform of the APC who do not mean well for the state.

NUC releases names of Nigerian universities approved for post-graduate programmes

The commission said it observed that some Nigerian universities are running unapproved post-graduate programmes, leading to the award of Masters and PhD degrees.

Amassoma killings: Governor Dickson has killed DSP Alamieyeseigha a second time – APC

The Bayelsa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned Tuesday’s killing of residents of Amassoma, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area, by the police.

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.

Two feared killed in violence at Bayelsa university

At least two persons were on Tuesday feared killed while others were injured following a clash between the police and protesters at the Niger Delta University (NDU), Amasoma, in Bayelsa State.

Three shot as protesters, security operatives clash in Bayelsa varsity

Three persons were on Tuesday feared killed following a clash between security operatives and kinsmen of late former Governor Diepreye Alamiyeiseigha in Amassoma, Southern Ijaw, Bayelsa State.

Niger Delta University workers retired, not sacked – Bayelsa government

The Bayelsa State Government has said that the overaged workers who were recently disengaged from service by the management of the Niger Delta University, Amassoma, were not sacked but retired.

Payroll fraud: No going back on civil service reforms – Bayelsa government

The Bayelsa State Government said on Friday that there was no going back on the current reforms to rid the state of suspected payroll fraudsters in the civil service in the state.

SSANU asks Bayelsa government to reinstate sacked workers

Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) has asked the Bayelsa State government to facilitate the reinstatement of some staff of Niger Delta University (NDU) who were allegedly disengaged by the governing council.

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