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The frosty relationship between the Bayelsa State Government and the police deepened on Monday following the withdrawal of the state security outfit, Operation Doo-Akpor, by the government.
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.
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.
The Bayelsa Government has called on the Police and other security agencies to apprehend the killers of a prominent cattle dealer, Alhaji Jibril Abdulkarim, and three of his aides.
The Bayelsa State Government, yesterday, started moves to implement reforms in the state’s civil service.
The Joint Councils, Bayelsa State chapters of the National Union of Local Government Employees and the Medical and Health Workers of Nigeria, are set for a showdown with the state government over an alleged plan to sack some of their workers.
The Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Seriake Dickson, has made its first practical move against the payroll syndicate in the state.
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has said no stone would be left unturned in making the University of Africa a model varsity of world-class standard from course content/lecturers and state of the art infrastructure.
INEC’s Resident Electoral Commissioner in Oyo State, Mr. Mutiu Agboke, has assured residents that all sensitive materials for the conduct of Saturday election are safe and intact.
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) recent onslaught against companies engaged in illegal fund management has claimed its second casualty – Growing Circle, a Lagos-based firm.
Maurizio Sarri was left picking over the bones of Chelsea’s FA Cup exit against Manchester United on Tuesday as the odds shortened on him.
The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it had uncovered plans by suspected hired thugs to attack polling centres in some unnamed states in the Niger Delta.
The Coalition of Democrats for Electoral Reform (CODER) has been granted accreditation by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to monitor the 2019 Presidential, National Assembly, Governorship and State Assembly elections.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says it transported 260 passengers free daily with the new Standard Gauge from Lagos to Abeokuta.
Benfica midfielder Joao Felix, who has been compared to Cristiano Ronaldo and linked with Manchester United, is a future candidate for the Ballon d’Or, his agent has said.
A Sudanese parliamentary committee has postponed a meeting on amending the country's constitution to allow President Omar al-Bashir to run for a new term, state media reported on Saturday.
The Presidency on Tuesday said the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is jittery over the directive by President Muhammadu Buhari to security agencies to deal ruthlessly with anybody that attempts to snatch ballot box during the rescheduled elections.
With just a few days to the presidential and National Assembly elections, the Federal Government has alerted the nation to what it described as the last-minute desperate plot by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to orchestrate crisis and trigger a sense of panic among the populace, in furtherance of their plan to discredit the election and cause a constitutional crisis.