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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.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Retail, says it is partnering the Nigerian Navy to ensure effective service delivery and security of its Floating Mega Stations (FMS) across the Niger Delta region of the country.

NNPC floating petrol stations abandoned in Bayelsa

Floating petrol stations built on the Niger Delta waterways by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to ease maritime transport have been abandoned by the corporation.

IYC insists IPOB won’t hold meetings in Bayelsa

The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC), Central Zone, has insisted that it would not allow the Indigeneous People of Biafra (IPOB) to hold its meeting in any part of Bayelsa State.
Chieftains of the PDP and APC were reunited on Sunday at the thanksgiving service of the deputy-governor of Bayelsa State, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (rtd) held at the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry, Okaka, Yenagoa.

How God helped me to survive seven-hour surgery in Dubai – Bayelsa deputy governor

Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral John Jonah (retd) at the weekend relieved his experience during a surgery that was performed on him by a team of doctors in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Governor Dickson: I’m leaving behind very big shoes for my successor

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon Seriake Dickson says he will be leaving behind very big shoes for his successor after eight years of sustained efforts to develop the state.
Chieftains of the PDP and APC were reunited on Sunday at the thanksgiving service of the deputy-governor of Bayelsa State, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (rtd) held at the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry, Okaka, Yenagoa.

Bayelsa deputy governor reunites PDP, APC chieftains at thanksgiving

Chieftains of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) were reunited on Sunday at the thanksgiving service of the deputy-governor of Bayelsa State, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (rtd) held at the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry, Okaka, Yenagoa.
Bayelsa Commissioner for Information, Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson,

Bayelsans will miss Governor Dickson – commissioner

Bayelsa State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, says Bayelsans will miss outgoing Governor Seriake Dickson as one of the best performing governors in the history of the state.

Bayelsa heads to Appeal Court, seeks return of Soku Oil Wells

The Bayelsa Government on Monday said it has appealed the judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which ceded the disputed Soku oil wells between Rivers and Bayelsa to Rivers.

Governor Dickson orders immediate payment of new national minimum wage

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has approved the payment of the N30,000 new National Minimum Wage to workers in the state with effect from this month.
Nigeria Police

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.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Kogi, Bayelsa guber: ACPN drags INEC to Supreme Court over exclusion

The national leadership of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to the Supreme Court over unlawful exclusion from the November 16, 2019, Kogi and Bayelsa states governorship elections.

Ijaw youths reopen PHEDC office in Yenagoa

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), Central Zone, has reopened the premises of the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) on the condition that they keep power supply to Bayelsans for at least 12 hours daily.

NYSC denies shooting of corps member in Yenagoa

The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has dismissed reports that a corps member was among the victims of the shooting incident in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State this week.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger has commended the efforts of Mr Hamzat Adekunle with state code number NG-19C-1696, for conducting free diabetes tests for 65 persons in the camp.

NYSC members not victims in Yenagoa shooting – coordinator

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Bayelsa said on Tuesday that the scheme did not record any casualty in the shooting of a commercial bus driver and another person by a policeman in Yenagoa.

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.
Nigeria Police

Police rescue abducted six-year old son of Bayelsa commissioner

The police in Bayelsa State have rescued a kidnapped victim, Master Antonio, the six-year-old son of the State Commissioner for Water Resources Nengi Talbot.

Bayelsa killer policeman to face orderly room trial

The trigger-happy policeman, who shot a driver and other passengers in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has been arrested and disarmed by the state police command.

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.

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Gambia launches crackdown on protest movement

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Woman docked for allegedly pouring hot water on 12-year-old girl

A 35-year-old woman, Ganiat El-Hakeem, on Monday appeared in an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly pouring hot water on a 12 year-old girl.