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Armed men storm bank, kill customer, cart away cash in Bayelsa

Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers on Friday attacked a new generation bank in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state capital, killed a customer, identified as Mr Emmanuel Omomo and carted away cash he withdrew from the bank. According to an eyewitness, the middle aged man was leaving the bank with a bag suspected to contain money, when […]

48-yr-old woman tests positive for COVID-19 in Bayelsa

A 48-year-old woman doing business in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 in the state. The state COVID-19 Task Force Committee, which confirmed the development yesterday, said the latest positive case brings the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 12. The Deputy Chairman of COVID-19 Task Force in […]

Governor Dickson Declines Assent To Bill Seeking Life Pension For Bayelsa Lawmakers

  The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has declined assent to the bill seeking lifetime pension for lawmakers in the state as proposed and passed by the Assembly. Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson, the State Commissioner for Information, in a statement said the governor conveyed the decision to decline assent to the bill in a letter to … Continue reading Governor Dickson Declines Assent To Bill Seeking Life Pension For Bayelsa Lawmakers

Outrage as Dickson signs bill for Bayelsa lawmakers’ life pension

A crisis is brewing in Bayelsa State over a bill passed by the House of Assembly approving life pension for all past and current members of the legislature. It was learnt that stakeholders in the state, including civil society organisations and political parties are preparing to protest. The House of Assembly had triggered anger last […]

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Bayelsa Women Cry Out, Urge President Buhari To Suspend Elections In Nembe

    Women in Opu Nembe in Nembe Bassambiri have cried out to President Muhammadu Buhari and the Independent National Electoral Commission to suspend the forthcoming election in the troubled community. Spokesperson of the Women, Mrs. Sotonye Samuel-Johnson, said in a statement on Monday that the call to postpone the election in the violence-ridden community … Continue reading Bayelsa Women Cry Out, Urge President Buhari To Suspend Elections In Nembe

Gunmen attack police checkpoint in Bayelsa, cart away two rifles

Unknown gunmen have attacked a police checkpoint in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, carting away two assault rifles and injuring a police sergeant. The incident occurred few hours after suspected military personnel killed a 27-year-old man in Biogbolo, a suburb of the state capital. According to residents, the killing might not be unconnected with the alleged dispossession […]

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