Boat mishap claims six lives in Ondo, Delta By Emmanuel Addeh in Yenagoa, Yekini Jimoh in Lokoja,Omon-Julius Onabu in Asaba and James Sowole in Akure Nine persons, including a naval rating were killed in the violence that erupted in Ondo, Kogi, and Bayelsa States during the Saturday’s...
The Bayelsa State Government says that due to its ongoing public sector reforms in the state, the government has prevented the payment of N3.912bn to payroll fraudsters in its local government areas.
Speaking during a press conference, the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel...
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No fewer than 5,000 members including 59 leaders of the All Progressives Congress, Bayelsa State chapter, have dumped the party for the Peoples Democratic Party.
The defectors, who cut across the eight local government areas of the state, claimed through their leaders that they returned …...
The leadership of All Progressives Congress, APC and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Twon Brass, Brass Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, are at each other’s throat over alleged violent confrontation between their supporters.
The PDP leadership claimed that some thugs loyal to the APC...
In another case of domestic violence, a man living in Bayelsa state this morning reportedly killed his pregnant wife. The man who allegedly killed his wife (Photo:Instablog) A Nigerian man has been attacked by a mob after he allegedly beat his wife to …
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A policeman identified as Corporal David Napoleon has shot a teenager, Tomizibe Johnson, to death in Bayelsa State.
The incident reportedly occurred at 10pm on Thursday at Kpansia area of Yenagoa metropolis.
Napoleon, attached to the Department of Operations at the state Police Command, was...
An armed robbery attack which happened on Tuesday along the Sani Abacha Expressway, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, reportedly left one person dead.
The armed robbers were said to have stormed the premises of a new generational bank in the area and held customers hostage, dispossessing them of...
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Unknown Gunmen on Saturday attacked the home of King AmalateTurner at Opume in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa destroying household furniture and electronics.
Mr. Turner, an associate of Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, was recently quizzed by state security operatives who had invaded his...
The Bayelsa state executive council of the All Progressives Congress APC on Saturday announced the suspension of a former governor of the state, Chief Timipre Sylva from the party.
State chairman of the party, Timipa Tiwei Orunimighe and the secretary, Daniel Marlin announced the decision of...
Three persons working for an oil servicing firm were reportedly killed Sunday following a pipeline explosion within Olugboboro environment in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
According to Vanguard, the pipeline is owned by Nigerian Agip Oil Company NAOC.
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Following the controversies generated by the case of the abducted 14-year-old Ese Oruru, her father, Mr. Charles Oruru said her daughter has been hypnotised in Kano.
Police authorities in Abuja yesterday night said Ese Oruru, freed Monday, will now be officially handed over to her mother, Mrs...
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The office of Assistant Inspector General of Police Zone 1, today flown the Bayelsa-born teenager, Miss Ese Oruru and her alleged abductor, Yunusa to Abuja, Vanguard reports.
Spokesman of the zone, ASP. Rabilu Ringim told Vanguard that the duo were taken to the Inspector General of Police, who...
The candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, and Former Bayelsa State governor in the just concluded governorship poll in the state, Chief Timipre Sylva, yesterday said he would challenge the outcome of the election in the state at the tribunal, describing the exercise as conspiracy against...
Two persons suspected to be agents of one of the political parties involved in Saturday’s supplementary governorship election in Bayelsa have been arrested for allegedly snatching a ballot box.
NAN reports that the suspects were arrested by soldiers at Otuokpoti Unit 1, Ward 2, Ogbia Local...
According to The Nation, there was sporadic shooting in Ward 1, Agoibiri, South Ijaw local government area of Bayelsa State.
Two persons were wounded by stray bullets.
Angry youths were said to be in possession of the voting materials.