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Today's Headlines: "Tinubu Won't Survive The Heat In 2023" -Ayodele, FG To Slash Workers Salaries

Governor Diri Speaks Bayelsa Governor, Douye Diri, has cautioned against the politicisation of security issues, saying it is inimical to the corporate existence of any country.Diri stated this yesterday when he received the new Flag Officer Commanding, Central Naval Command, Rear Admiral Obi Egbuchulam and other senior officers of the Navy in Government House, Yenagoa.

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SOCIETY

Cultist Killed 4 Persons In A Popular Market In Bayelsa, See How Long They Operated

Hell was let lose yesterday as no fewer than four persons were allegedly killed by cultist in the popular Swali market, Yenagoa the Bayelsa State capital in Nigeria.According to the 7am news read by Lichman on Rhythm 94.7 FM, Yenagoa noted that the cultist came out in their large numbers and ceased the opportunity to unleash terror on traders and other passers by in a fight that started right inside the market.

  1 days ago
Cultist Killed 4 Persons In A Popular Market In Bayelsa, See How Long They Operated

SOCIETY

Bayelsa Cult Clash: Police States Why They Were Unable To Make Arrest Despite Getting Alert Early

The authorities of the Bayelsa State police command has given the reason why its operatives were unable to make any arrest in a recent cult clash which happened at the popular Swali market in Yenagoa, the state capital.Mr Asinim Butswat who is the public relations officer of the police in the state attributed it to bad roads that leads to the market area.

  15 hours ago
Bayelsa Cult Clash: Police States Why They Were Unable To Make Arrest Despite Getting Alert Early

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: "We Are Not Part Of IPOB" -Wike, Buhari Condemns Killing Of 11 People In Benue

Governor Diri Speaks Bayelsa Governor, Douye Diri, has cautioned against the politicisation of security issues, saying it is inimical to the corporate existence of any country.Diri stated this yesterday when he received the new Flag Officer Commanding, Central Naval Command, Rear Admiral Obi Egbuchulam and other senior officers of the Navy in Government House, Yenagoa.

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POLITICS

Today's Headlines: More African Presidents Will Die – Ayodele; Jonathan Lists 3 Vital Bills He Signed

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that among the many bills he signed into law while he was the president, three are very important to him.He stated this in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State while making remarks as Special Guest of Honour at the opening of a three-day Health Summit organised by the state government.

  14 days ago
Today's Headlines: More African Presidents Will Die – Ayodele; Jonathan Lists 3 Vital Bills He Signed

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Lai Muhammed Blames Murtala Mohammed Over Insecurity, Nigeria Can't Afford Civil War-VP

Police Arrests Gunrunner Supplying Arms To Cultists In Bayelsa.Operatives of anti-kidnapping unit of Bayelsa State Police Command have arrested one Victor Ogon, a suspected gunrunner and supplier of arms to cultists in the state.Police spokesman in Bayelsa State, SP Asinim Butswat told journalists in Yenagoa on Wednesday that the arrest followed a tip-off that the suspect specialises in fabricating and selling locally made guns.

  7 days ago
Today's Headlines: Lai Muhammed Blames Murtala Mohammed Over Insecurity, Nigeria Can't Afford Civil War-VP

SPORTS

Today's Headlines: Boko Haram Burn Army Base In Yobe, Bayelsa Airport To Begin Flights Operation

Bayelsa Airport To Begin Commercial Flights Operation After months of delayed expectation, the Bayelsa state-owned airport, on Saturday, finally got the nod of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to commence commercial flight operations. The NCAA Director-General, Nuhu Musa, presented the regulatory body’s approval letter to an elated Governor Douye Diri, at the Government House, Yenagoa, after the team had completed the mandatory inspection of the airport and its facilities. Boko Haram Burn Army

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Today's Headlines: Boko Haram Burn Army Base In Yobe, Bayelsa Airport To Begin Flights Operation

POLITICS

Yenagoa - glory of all lands but a shadow of its potential self

Ever since her creation in 1996, Bayelsas capital city Yenagoa still manage to remain amongst the top 5 underdeveloped capital city in Nigeria and no 1 underdeveloped capital city in the Niger Delta region of the country.It’s been 25 years since creation of the state with 4 military governors, 5 democratic governors and a dozen of senators.

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Yenagoa - glory of all lands but a shadow of its potential self

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Bad Day As Woman Stabs 14 Yr-Old Student To Death, Ngige Sends Message To Workers

Loose Ends Remain In Agreement With Judiciary Workers- Ngige The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige on Tuesday said loose ends remain in the agreement reached with judiciary workers.The striking workers met with key stakeholders on Monday at the State House in Abuja where it was resolved that their call for financial autonomy for state legislative and judiciary will be implemented by May 2021.

  14 days ago
Today's Headlines: Bad Day As Woman Stabs 14 Yr-Old Student To Death, Ngige Sends Message To Workers

POLITICS

Check Out 2 Politicians Whose Posters For 2023 Presidency Are Out

At least two strong politicians have shown interest in taking over from President Muhammadu Buhari.The two men aren't from the same party though one of them is a very close friend of the president.And they have set the stage for the 2023 general elections.President Muhammadu Buhari's tenure will expire very soon in 2023 and he won't be seeking a reelection because the constitution doesn't allow more than two terms in office.

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Check Out 2 Politicians Whose Posters For 2023 Presidency Are Out

SOCIETY

Police Arrest Two Suspect With 150 Live Cartridges And Bag Of Weed, See Where They Were Arrested

Two suspected criminals in Nigeria are currently cooling off their heels at the Bayelsa State police station after being caught with ammunition and weeds.According to news read at Rhythm FM 94.7, Yenagoa the police covered 1 25 rounds of life cartridges and a bag of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp from the apprehended suspect at the Ovom area of the state capital.

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Police Arrest Two Suspect With 150 Live Cartridges And Bag Of Weed, See Where They Were Arrested

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Police Arrest 30 Criminals In River; Mob Attack Alleged Killer Of Teenage Boy

Police Arrest 30 criminals in Cross River Police Commissioner from Cross River State, CP Sikiru Akande, paraded thirty (30) suspects arrested in different parts of the state.Parade of suspects at state police headquarters on Tuesday CP Akande told The suspects included two young men who robbed and killed a lady along state property as well as a mother and daughter who sell drugs.

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Today's Headlines: Police Arrest 30 Criminals In River; Mob Attack Alleged Killer Of Teenage Boy

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Tension As Boko Haram Strike Again in Borno, Tension As Bayelsa Cult Clash

The volume in which insecurity challenges is increasing in Nigeria could be regarded as problematic phenomenon, considering the fact that the soldiers are doing their work beyond expected and the federal government are supplying wherewithal armories which Army could use to annihilate the terrorists in a short time but things are getting worsening everyday.

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Today's Headlines: Tension As Boko Haram Strike Again in Borno, Tension As Bayelsa Cult Clash

SOCIETY

Police Arrest A Cultist Suspected Of Supplying Guns To Criminals In Bayelsa

A suspected notorious criminal has been arrested in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital today by men of the Nigeria police.According to reports, the notorious one man battalion whose name was given as Victor Ogon from the Agudama Epie area of the State capital specializes in the production and supply of locally made pistols to criminals especially cultists who have been terrorizing the capital and its environs.

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Police Arrest A Cultist Suspected Of Supplying Guns To Criminals In Bayelsa

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: ISWAP Releases Video Of Borno Attack, Nnamdi Kanu Replies MASSOB Founder Over Recent ESN Claims

Police seize 125 live ammunition from 2 suspects Operatives of the Anti-kidnapping Unit of Police Command in Bayelsa have arrested one Solomon Ibe, 43 years, and Chris Amuka 23 years at Ovom Waterside, Yenagoa, for the alleged possession of 125 rounds of live ammunition.The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Asinim Butswat, in a statement on Tuesday, said the suspects were arrested while trying to ferry one bag of weed, suspected to be Indian hemp, to the Southern Ijaw Local Government Area.

  20 days ago
Today's Headlines: ISWAP Releases Video Of Borno Attack, Nnamdi Kanu Replies MASSOB Founder Over Recent ESN Claims

SOCIETY

How Cultists Killed 200-Level Student In Bayelsa Varsity During Lecture Hours

A 200-level student has been killed from an attack by suspected cult members in Bayelsa State-owned Niger Delta University (NDU), Amassoma.He was standing by the door of his lectures hall.The killing of the student, identified as James Okunmakpeye, came two days after another person was gunned down by suspected cultists at Obele, a suburb of the state capital, Yenagoa.

  20 days ago
How Cultists Killed 200-Level Student In Bayelsa Varsity During Lecture Hours

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Is power supply really Nigeria's major challenge?

PHCN - what are your values.Nigeria been the current giant of Africa despite her current recession, has managed to continue to disappoint it's residents and citizens in several ways.Power supply for one is something to tackle because we have all it takes to power all 36 states uninterrupted.

  14 days ago
Is power supply really Nigeria's major challenge?

SOCIETY

Mother Cuts Daughter With Razor Blade And Applies Pepper Into The Wound

Mrs. Priye Richman, 35, was arrested in Bayelsa State for allegedly inflicting life-threatening injuries on her teenage daughter, Tokyo, with razor blades over attempted theft of N1,500.Mrs. Richman was apprehended by police in the state's Okutukutu, Yenagoa council area.The accused, who sells locally made bread known as 'Madiga,' allegedly tied her daughter and slashed her body with razor blades.

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Mother Cuts Daughter With Razor Blade And Applies Pepper Into The Wound

SOCIETY

Two Rival Cultist Groups Clash, One Killed And Many Injured

On Tuesday, the Bayelsa Police Department announced the murder of an alleged cultist, during a confrontation between two opposing cult gangs in Yenagoa, the capital city.As shown by NAN, Asinim Butswat, a representative for the Bayelsa police, 1 person died during the conflict in the Obele region of the capital city, which rendered several others wounded.

  21 days ago
Two Rival Cultist Groups Clash, One Killed And Many Injured

POLITICS

Bayelsa Lawmaker Hon. Oforji Oboku Inspects ongoing Constituency Project, Gets Cheer from Residents

Reported by Izibetome Olisah Egbo.In the early hours of today, 14th April, 2021, residents of Akaba town in the Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa state were thrown into overwhelming joy, as the Member representing the good people of Epie-Atissa people in YELGA Constituency 1, in the Bayelsa state House of Assembly Hon.

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Bayelsa Lawmaker Hon. Oforji Oboku Inspects ongoing Constituency Project, Gets Cheer from Residents