Latest Stories in Bayelsa

 

Group motivates Bayelsa community to execute self-help projects

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By Emem Idio By Emem Idio OTUASEGA—A nongovernmental organization, Benny’s Development Initiative, BDI, has mobilized residents of Otuasega community, Ogbia Local Government Area,...

Mon Nov 19th, 2018     Read More →

Trust us, we promised changed and brought huge change – Rotimi Amaechi

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…Vote Atiku since Buhari has failed to fulfill his promises– Gbenga Daniels By Nwafor Sunday Similar to 2015 campaign period, the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and the...

Mon Nov 19th, 2018     Read More →

N80bn Bayelsa Airport: APC kicks over outrageous, inflated amount

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa says the ‘astronomical’ rise in cost of the Bayelsa Cargo Airport from N40 to N80 billion is worrisome and a waste of public...

Mon Nov 19th, 2018     Read More →

Stop marginalising Ijaw monarchs, IPDI tells Obaseki

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…demands staff of office for 5 Ijaw monarchs By Emma Amaize WARRI—IJAW Peoples Development Initiative, IDPI, an Ijaw rights organisation, yesterday, called on Edo State governor,...

Mon Nov 19th, 2018     Read More →

Ijaw youths bemoan continued detention of IYC V-chairman

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…Alleges victimization By Emem Idio YENAGOA-THE continued detention of the Central Zone Vice Chairman of Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Amiebi Turner, at the Yenagoa Prison has drew the...

Sun Nov 18th, 2018     Read More →

Amnesty Office: Not exclusive preserve for a few…

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By Barr. Mary Oyibocha Agbajoh The Niger Delta Amnesty programme was established in June 25, 2009 by late President Umaru Yar’Adua aimed at reducing unrest in the oil-rich ...

Sun Nov 18th, 2018     Read More →

Minimum Wage: If I were NLC President

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By Tonnie Iredia The current position of the Nigerian Governors Forum on the nation’s minimum wage controversy appears to suggest that if care is not taken, the Nigerian labour Congress...

Sun Nov 18th, 2018     Read More →

Do they still believe their lies that Buhari hates Christians?

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By Sharon Faliya Cham In 1999, not long after Obasanjo became President, the “Christian community” of Odi in Bayelsa State murdered some Mobile Policemen sent there on a peacekeeping...

Sun Nov 18th, 2018     Read More →

Why the police in S-South cannot confront men of the underworld killing their officers 

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•Politicians send criminals to snatch weapons from policemen – Retired army officer By Emma Amaize, Editor, South-South, Egufe Yafugborhi, Davies Iheamnachor (Port Harcourt), Ike...

Sun Nov 18th, 2018     Read More →

How Ambode nailed his second term ticket — GAC member reveals

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By Olasunkanmi Akoni A staunch member of the Governor’s Advisory Council, GAC, the highest decision making organ of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Lagos Chapter, Senator Anthony Adefuye...

Sat Nov 17th, 2018     Read More →

Life @ 80 in Nigeria is disappointing – Ezeife

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Dubs Buhari’s regime a comprehensive failure Says only those benefitting selfishly want him to return in 2019 Atiku Abubakar is a knock out for Buhari By Chioma Gabriel, Editor Special...

Sat Nov 17th, 2018     Read More →

South South Guber Race: A peep into contenders’  political machinery

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By Emma Amaize, Editor, (South-South), Sam Oyadongha (Yenagoa), Festus Ahon (Asaba), Egufe Yafugborhi, Emmanuel Unah, Ike Uchechukwu (Calabar), Davies Iheamnachor (Port Harcourt), Emem Idio...

Sat Nov 17th, 2018     Read More →

Police stray bullet kills Port Harcourt popcorn seller

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By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT—AN unidentified man was, yesterday, killed by a stray bullet alleged to have been shot by policemen at Emenike Junction, by St. Andrews State School, Diobu,...

Fri Nov 16th, 2018     Read More →

Airport project : Be ready for jail, Bayelsa APC tells Dickson

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By Emem Idio YENAGOA—All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State and the state government were yesterday engaged in diatribe over an alleged fraud in the International Cargo Airport...

Fri Nov 16th, 2018     Read More →

APC, Lokpobiri fault Bayelsa Assembly on CP’s posting

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By Emem Idio YENAGOA— Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has dismissed claims by the Bayelsa State House of Assembly that it influenced the...

Thu Nov 15th, 2018     Read More →