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June, 2020

  • 21 June

    Apprentice Commits Suicide After Losing Boss’ N150,000 To Gambling

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    Joseph Godson, an apprentice, has committed suicide after losing his boss’ N150,000 to gambling in Bayelsa State. Read Also: We Warned Nigerians Buhari Doesn’t Deserve Second Term – Ango Abdullahi It was learnt that the deceased staked the money on a virtual game, which lasted for less than two minutes. An eyewitness …

April, 2020

  • 19 April

    COVID-19: Gov Diri Imposes Curfew On Bayelsa

    Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State has imposed a five-day dusk-to-dawn curfew in the state as part of measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read Also: More Prominent Nigerians Will Die Of COVID-19 – Primate Ayodele According to a statement signed by Freston Akpor, Permanent Secretary in the …

  • 15 April

    Ijaw Billionaire Dies As Lagos Hospital Suffers Power Outage During Surgery

    Keniebi Okoko, a billionaire businessman, has died in an undisclosed hospital in Lagos after the facility suffered a power outage while carrying out a surgery on him. Read Also: Onyeama’s Defence Of China Shameful – Fani-Kayode The hospital, according to The Nation, failed to power its generator, leading to the Ijaw …

  • 7 April

    Bags Of Garri Stored As COVID-19 Relief Stolen In Bayelsa

    Over 150 bags of garri stored in the Bayelsa State Emergency Management Agency’s warehouse in Igbogene, Bayelsa State, have been stolen by suspected hoodlums. Read Also: Oyakhilome’s 5G, COVID-19 Linkage Shows He Needs Education – FG The bags were kept as relief to cushion the effect of the coronavirus pandemic. Distribution …

March, 2020

  • 4 March

    Diri To Loan N2.9bn For New Operational Vehicles

    Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State will get the sum of N2.9 billion to purchase operational vehicles for himself, his deputy and other top government functionaries, after the state House of Assembly approved his request to loan the sum. Read Also: Court Suspends Oshiomhole As APC Chairman The Assembly granted the …

  • 2 March

    Sacked Bayelsa Dep Gov On Verge Of Suicide – Sylva

    Timipre Sylva, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, has said Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, who was sacked along with David Lyon as deputy governor-elect and governor-elect respectively, has turned suicidal since the Supreme Court judgment that sacked them. Read Also: PHOTOS: Fani-Kayode Makes Nollywood Debut Sylva said this on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily …

February, 2020

  • 22 February

    Politicians Planning To Cause Violence In Bayelsa – Group

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    A group under the auspices of Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has said some disgruntled politicians are planning to cause violence in Bayelsa State ahead of the Supreme Court review of the judgement that upturned the Governorship victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa. Read Also: Army Tells Int’l Organisations To …

  • 21 February

    Court Orders DSS To Probe Bayelsa Dep Gov Over Alleged Certificate Forgery

    A court in Abuja has ordered the Department of State Security (DSS) to probe Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, over allegations that he forged his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). Read Also: Why Ishaku Is Governing Taraba From Abuja – Aide Benjamin Youdiowei, an All Progressives Congress (APC) chief in …

  • 21 February

    Bayelsa: PDP To Urge Alaibe To Withdraw Case Against Diri

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it will persuade Timi Alaibe, a former managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), to withdraw his suit bordering on the party’s governorship primary against Douye Diri, Governor of Bayelsa State. Read Also: We Don’t Need Failed Politicians Like You, APC Tells …

  • 19 February

    JTF Confirms Death Of Four Soldiers In Bayelsa

    The Joint Military Task Force in the Niger Delta on Wednesday confirmed the death of four soldiers in an ambush by unknown gunmen at Letugbene in Bayelsa state. Read Also: Women In North Mixing Maggi With Coke To ‘Get High’ – Man Major Victor Olukoya, Spokesman of the joint force code-named …

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