Latest News, Events and Happenings in Bayelsa News.en-usDickson cup: Ekpetiama, Toru-Orua, others emerge as semi-finalists community from Sagbama Local Government Area, on Thursday, booked a place in the semifinal of the second edition of the Governor Seriake Dickson Football Tournament otherwise known as the Restoration Cup.Governor Seriake Dickson kick-start <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 27 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 How to build sustainable peace between Itsekiri and Ijaw – Mulade, House of Assembly contender Chancel B. Sunday &amp; Simon AdewaleComrade Sheriff Mulade is an environmental and human rights activist and an aspirant to the Delta State House of Assembly in Warri South-West Constituency. He is also the national coordinator, Centre for Peace <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 27 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Security challenges in a regime of change: The good, the bad and the ugly security agencies continue to battle various forms of violent crimes, they obviously were not prepared for the upsurge of hostage-taking activities in the country. Between 2013 and 2016, abduction for ransom had escalated in the country, occurr <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 27 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Oshiomhole, a proven liar, just lied again – Reno Adams Oshiomhole is a confirmed liar has already been proven by no less an institution than the State Department of the United States Government.It will be recalled that on July 27, 2015, Adams Oshiomhole alleged that the State Department of th <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 26 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Stanbic IBTC joins fight against malaria IBTC, a member of the Standard Bank Group, has reiterated its commitment to fighting the malaria scourge, which is mainly caused by poor environmental sanitation, living conditions and inadequate access to proper treatment.Over the wee <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 26 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Varsity protest: Gov. Dickson regrets loss of lives, pledges resolution of crisis &#8211; The Bayelsa Government has regretted loss of lives to Niger Delta University workers&rsquo; protest, promising to resolve crisis in the university located at Amassoma in Southern Ijaw LGA.DicksonThe state Gov. Seriake Dickson <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 26 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Police rescue 2 kidnapped girls in Bayelsa &#8211; The Police in Bayelsa said they had rescued two female teenagers, abducted by a gunman in Agbura, near Azikoro village in Yenagoa Local Government Area of the state.KidnapIn a statement on Saturday in Yenagoa by Police Public Relati <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 26 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Bayelsa United FC unveils new coach United FC has unveiled Zakari Baraje as its new Technical Adviser in a bid to return the club to the Premier League. Presenting Baraje to sports writers at the Samson Siasia Sports Complex in Yenagoa on Saturday, the Chairman of Bayelsa Unit <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 26 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 That subtle warning from the Presidency: Obasanjo should keep Quiet —Na’abba Sunday, the presidency came up with allegations of connivance by some businessmen, the police and other security agencies with the opposition to dislodge President Muhammadu Buhari from the presidency in 2019.Buhari and Obasanjo heads onAccord <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 26 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Aftermath of NDU crisis: Uneasy calm in Amassoma Emem IdioYENAGOA&mdash;NORMALCY is gradually returning to Amassoma, the host town of Niger Delta University, NDU, Bayelsa State, after days of unrest which reportedly led to loss of lives. Our reporter, who visited the town yesterday, observed th <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Wike emerges Leadership Newspaper Governor of the Year State governor, Mr Nyesom Wike has been named Leadership Newspaper Governor of the Year 2017 for his outstanding developmental strides.The Governor of Rivers state, WikeThe management of Leadership Newspapers honoured Governor Wike as Gove <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Amassoma crisis: Bayelsa deputy gov condoles with bereaved families Samuel OyadonghaYENAGOA &mdash;Deputy governor of Bayelsa State, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha Jonah , has expressed the state government&rsquo;s condolences to the families who lost loved ones in the avoidable incident of Tuesday at Amassoma <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 John-Jonah decries absence of oil firms in Bayelsa Samuel OyadonghaYENAGOA&mdash;Bayelsa State deputy governor, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John-Jonah , has decried the continued refusal of oil companies to site their operational offices in their areas of operation. This, according to him, wa <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Dickson to Buhari: Without devolution, restructuring, there won’t be stability Siriake Dickson of Bayelsa state told President Muhammadu Buhari that Nigeria was in dire need of restructuring and devolution of power, saying without it there will not be stability in the states of the federation.The governor who me <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Federation invites 40 wrestlers to camp for Africa Youth Games Nigeria Wrestling Federation says it has invited 40 athletes for camping ahead of the 2018 Africa Youth Games in Algeria.Wrestlers size each other during a bout.Ahmed Abdullahi, Secretary-general of the federation said on Thursday i <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100