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  1. South-South Concerns Rise as Nigerian Troops Extend Retaliation from Okuama Community in Delta State to Igbomotoru Community in Bayelsa State

    Nigeria South-South Concerns Rise as Nigerian Troops Extend Retaliation from Okuama Community in Delta State to Igbomotoru Community in Bayelsa State

    Following the tragic killing of 16 soldiers and officers in Okuama Community, Delta State, Nigerian Army troops have launched a retaliatory invasion into the Igbomotoru community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. Reports indicate that soldiers, arriving in five gunboats...
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    Politics I Won’t Leave PDP For APC, Diri Declares – Information Nigeria
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    Metro Troops rescue 5 expatriates in Rivers, after five months in militants’ captivity – Vanguard News
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    Metro 14-year-old girl flees home to cohabit with Facebook lover – The Nation News
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    Politics Bayelsa: Supreme Court goofed, I didn’t forge any certificate, says Degi-Eremienyo - PM NEWS

    All Progressives Congress (APC) deputy governorship candidate in the Bayelsa State governorship election in Bayelsa State, Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo has debunked the premise which the Supreme Court based its stunning verdict of 13 February, nullifying his election, along with the...
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    Video Nigeria News Today - Boko Haram now in Lagos, terrorism will remain in Nigeria for years – Gen. Buratai

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    Metro PDP dragged to court over N85million rent – Daily Post Nigeria

    A former chairman of Yenagoa Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, Mr Chubby Ben-Walson, has dragged the Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to a State High Court sitting in Yenagoa. Ben-Walson is in court over allgeged failure of the PDP to pay Read more via Daily...
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    Metro See Big Fishes Caught During Flooding In Bayelsa – OluFamous.Com

    While many residents in Bayelsa state are lamenting over the havoc wrecked by the surging floods in their … Read more via OluFamous.Com – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics Timipre Sylva Vows To Chase ‘Rat’ Seriake Dickson Out Of Bayelsa Govt House – Sahara Reporters

    Sylva Timipre Sylva, former Governor of Bayelsa State and flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2016 governorship election in Bayelsa State, says he will someday take over from the “rats” currently occupying the state government house. Although he didn’t … Read more via...
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    Metro Bayelsa official collecting 300 workers’ salaries monthly nabbed – Laila’s Blog

    Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has ordered the arrest of an official of a local government for collecting the... Read more via Nigeria News | Laila’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro 14 years after, Egbo family wants Bayelsa govt to return seized land – The Sun News

    For years now, poverty and squalor have been the companions of the Egbo family from Kpansia in Yenagoa Local Government area of Bayelsa State. But the family believes that, ordinarily, it should have absolutely no … Read more via The Sun News – Get More Nigeria...
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    Soldiers Allegedly Kill Mother, Six Months Baby, Two Others in Bayelsa Raid – Thisdaylive

    The alleged killing of four persons, including a mother and her six-month old baby in Oluasiri, Nembe local council of Bayelsa State, has sparked anger among Ijaw youths. THISDAY gathered that soldiers attached to the Joint … Read more via Thisdaylive – Get More...
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    Bayelsa moves to stamp out illegal crude oil refineries – Vanguard News

    YENAGOA—Hard time awaits illegal crude oil refinery operators in the deep mangrove swamp of Bayelsa State as the state government is set to establish a task force to check their activities to protect the environment. Dickson The state governor, Mr Seriake Dickson, stated this in …...
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    ‘Only Few Fishes’ Left In Some Delta, Bayela Rivers After Trans Ramos Oil Spill – Sahara...

    The impact of the damaged Trans Ramos pipeline, which carries petroleum to the Trans Forcados export terminal, is beginning to appear. Volumes of oil have been poured into river bodies, draining affected communities of their major livelihood — fishing. “We are hungry. Since this spill...
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    Shell spends N21 billion community development in Bayelsa – Premium Times Nigeria

    Communities in Bayelsa State received a total of N21.71 billion from the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) Ltd. for development projects between 2006 and 2017. Igo Weli, SPDC General Manager External Relations, said the amount was the total funds disbursed to 14 Global …...
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    Woman Reportedly Confesses To Fatally Poisoning Her Sister In Law.. – Stella Dimoko

    A woman, Mama Toufa from Agudama Epie community in Bayelsa state reportedly confessed to poisoning her sister-in-law. The deceased, 37-year-old mother of eight, Pinaere Promise, died on Sunday morning while she was being rushed to the hospital.The … Read more via Stella Dimoko –...
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    Buhari, Dickson meet; discuss restructuring, Niger Delta, others – Premium Times Nigeria

    Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa on Thursday updated President Muhammadu Buhari on security and socio-economic developments in Bayelsa and the Niger Delta region. Mr Dickson, who spoke with State House correspondents after closed door meeting with the president, said he stressed the need...
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    We’ll rescue Bayelsans from PDP –Sylva, Lokpobiri – The Sun News

    Former governor of Bayelsa, Chief Timipre Sylva, and Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, have said the All Progressives Congress (APC) will rescue the state from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The duo addressed party members in Yenagoa, …...
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    Sambo, Wike, Fayose, others set to storm Bayelsa for Jonathan’s book presentation – Naija Ng News

    A former vice president, Namadi Sambo, the governors of Rivers and Ekiti states Nyesom Wike and Ayodele Fayose will be in Yenogoa, Bayelsa state on Tuesday, May 22, for the public presentation and book launch titled: ’Goodluck Jonathan: The making of a statesman’. Leadership reports that the...
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    Kidnapped oil worker freed in Bayelsa – Premium Times Nigeria

    An oil worker abducted during a Joint investigative Visit (JIV) on April 19 at an oilfield operated by Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) in Kalaba community has regained freedom. Community sources in Kalaba and Ayambele in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa said that the … Read more...