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  1. Samguine

    Politics Reforms: Bayelsa LGAs stop payment of N3.9bn to payroll fraudsters – Punch Newspapers

    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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    Chieftains, 5,000 members dump APC for PDP in Bayelsa – Punch Newspapers

    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 …...
  3. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics Bayelsa APC, PDP bicker over attacks on supporters - vanguard newspaper

    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...
  4. Samguine

    Metro Man Allegedly Beats His Pregnant Wife To Death In Bayelsa (Photo) – Tori News

    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 … Read more via Tori News –...
  5. Samguine

    Metro Police Corporal Shoots And Kills SS3 Student In Bayelsa

    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...
  6. RemmyAlex

    Metro Bayelsa: Final Year Student Shot Dead for Arguing With Robbers During Bank Operation

    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...
  7. RemmyAlex

    Metro Bayelsa: Gunmen Attack Jonathan's Associate, King Turner's Palace

    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...
  8. RemmyAlex

    Politics APC Suspends Timipre Sylva

    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...
  9. RemmyAlex

    Metro Bayelsa: Explosion Rocks Agip Pipeline, 3 Feared Dead

    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. The victims...
  10. RemmyAlex

    Metro Ese Oruru Has Been Hypnotized, I'm Taking Her To TB Joshua - Dad

    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...
  11. RemmyAlex

    Metro 14-Year-Old Ese Oruru, Abductor Flown To Abuja [Vanguard]

    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...
  12. RemmyAlex

    Politics Bayelsa Election: Sylva heads to Tribunal

    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...
  13. RemmyAlex

    Metro #BayelsaDecides: Soldiers Arrest Ballot Box-Snatching Suspects

    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...
  14. RemmyAlex

    Metro #BayelsaDecides: Sporadic Shooting Reported in Bayelsa Community

    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.
  15. RemmyAlex

    Politics #BayelsaDecides: LIST of Wards and Communities Where Election Will Hold Tomorrow

    The concluding part of the of the Bayelsa Gubernatorial elections is tomorrow. The elections will hold in 17 wards & 104 communities in Southern Ijaw tomorrow. They are: WARD 1 Southern Ijaw Oporoma I Wenike Community Hall PU 001 Koluama Community Square PU 002 Ogboinbiri Community Square...
  16. RemmyAlex

    Politics BayelsaDecides: PDP Raises Alarm over Alleged Deployment of 1,000 Illegal Policemen to Ekeremor LGA

    The tension brewing currently in Bayelsa State is getting more palpable as the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State has raised the alarm over the illegal deployment of 1,000 mobile policemen to Ekeremor LGA by the Minister of State for Agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, as part...
  17. RemmyAlex

    Metro 5 Arrested Over Alleged Plan to Attack Jonathan's House

    Five persons were arrested yesterday in Bayelsa State for reportedly planning to attack the house of former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan in Yenagoa. The suspects were arrested in a hotel in Swali area of Yenagoa while they were planning to unleash an attack on the former President’s...
  18. RemmyAlex

    Politics Dickson: Buhari Was Stoned in Bayelsa

    Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa state, on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari was stoned in 2011 when he visited the state as the presidential candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) during Timipre Sylva's tenure as the governor. Addressing a press conference in Yenagoa...
  19. RemmyAlex

    Politics INEC: No More Inconclusive Elections

    Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has assured Nigerians that he is working to ensure that future elections are conclusive. He gave the assurance yesterday while speaking at the 11th Public Lecture of The Electoral Institute (TEI) with the topic...
  20. RemmyAlex

    Politics Bayelsa Poll: Buhari Shuns Sylva, Condemns Violence

    Efforts by the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva, to have audience with President Muhammadu Buhari may have been rebuffed. A source in the Presidency stated that Buhari was not happy with the APC in Bayelsa and Sylva over alleged...
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