Latest Stories in Bayelsa

 

NCWS, FIDA, development Agencies call for affirmative action in Buhari’s govt

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As President Mohammadu Buhari stalls over the annoucment of a cabinet for his second term, women have been coming out in groups as well as individuals to call for gender inclusion and affirmative...

Sat Jul 6th, 2019     Read More →

DIRECT ALLOCATION:  Hurdles before local councils

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•Undemocratic LGs to know fate Monday •Governors carried out civilian coup against councils – Agbakoba •12 states yet to conduct council polls By Clifford Ndujihe FIVE weeks...

Sat Jul 6th, 2019     Read More →

Monies voted for NDDC’s operation being diverted to fund  elections – Dickson

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Bayelsa State Governor, the Honourable Seriake Dickson has said that monies voted for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) are being channeled to fund the elections of ruling political...

Sat Jul 6th, 2019     Read More →

How hoodlums held delegates hostage, stopped INC election in Bayelsa

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We were winning when they aborted poll – Bozimo, ex-Police Affairs Minister Bayelsa govt officials behind invasion, disruption of election – Prof Benjamin Okaba By Emma Amaize,...

Sat Jul 6th, 2019     Read More →

Ijaw Youth Council urges FG to complete East West road

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The Ijaw Youth Council has called on the Federal Government to fast track the completion of the East West road project, especially Bayelsa State axis to reduce sufferings of the people in the...

Fri Jul 5th, 2019     Read More →

Why I want to succeed Dickson — Timi Alaibe

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA- Erstwhile Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NNDC, Mr. Timi Alaibe, Thursday, joined the November 16 Bayelsa governorship race on the platform of...

Fri Jul 5th, 2019     Read More →

Alaibe enters Bayelsa guber race

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By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief & Dirisu Yakubu Erstwhile Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NNDC, Timi Alaibe, has entered the governorship race of Bayelsa State. Timi...

Fri Jul 5th, 2019     Read More →

Tension builds as herdsmen occupy farms in Imo village

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•Verdict is victory for justice, democracy, rule of law — ORTOM •Suspended Ruga policy, an act of injustice — Cardinal Okogie •Tension builds as herdsmen occupy farms in...

Fri Jul 5th, 2019     Read More →

Wages commission seeks review of NOSDRA Act

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By Victor Ahiuma-Young Abuja— Executive Chairman, National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission, NSIWC, High Chief Richard Egbule, has called for a review of the act establishing National...

Fri Jul 5th, 2019     Read More →

UPU women youths wing elects leadership

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By Simon Adewale Lady Efedede Onajite and Lady Omemine Akpude have emerged President and Vice President respectively of the interim executive committee of the Women Youths wing of the umbrella...

Fri Jul 5th, 2019     Read More →

INEC tasks stakeholders on Kogi, Bayelsa poll

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged all stakeholders to work towards successful conduct of the Nov. 16, governorship election in Kogi and Bayelsa states. INEC National...

Thu Jul 4th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Police IG orders arrest of Sen. Elisha Abbo, for slapping a nursing mother

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Following the call by Nigerians to arrest, prosecute and jail Senator Elisha Abbo, who allegedly slapped a nursing mother at a sex toy shop in Abuja, the Inspector General of Police (IGP),...

Wed Jul 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Dickson tasks NIPSS on Nigeria’s stability

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Bayelsa State Governor, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson, has charged the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) to continue to promote national peace, stability and...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Fire incident: We’ll bring Radio Bayelsa back on air – Information commissioner

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The Bayelsa State Government has described, as sad and unfortunate, the fire incident that happened on Tuesday morning at the state owned radio station, Glory FM (Radio Bayelsa) 97.1 in...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Prevalence of suicide: Psychologist tasks govt., parents on proper upbringing

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A Psychologist and Para-Social Worker, Mrs Imabong Sanusi, has urged government and parents to make concerted efforts to curb the rising cases of suicide among Nigerian youths in recent...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →