Wednesday, April 21, 2021



NCAA approves Bayelsa Airport for flight operations

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.

NiMet predicts 3 days of sunshine, dust haze

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted three days of sunshine and dust haze from Monday to Wednesday.

Bayelsa Assembly okays bill to outlaw open grazing

An Executive Bill seeking to ban open grazing and regulate the business of livestock breeding and marketing in Bayelsa, will be passed into law...

Sabotage by oil thieves, cause of environmental pollution in the South-South — Survey

Data from the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) indicate that oil spills and pollution occur due to sabotage by oil thieves, pipeline vandals, equipment failure and operational accidents.

AS Roma partners Nigeria’s club side Garden City Panthers

Italian football giant, AS Roma has confirmed its first presence of the African soil, with a partnership with Nigeria club side, Garden City Panthers of Abuja.

Banker bags 4-year imprisonment for stealing customer’s fund

Justice Jane Inyang of the Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has convicted and sentenced Felix David Diete to four years imprisonment, for stealing the sum of N 2,000,000.

4 die as cultists clash in Bayelsa

The Police Command in Bayelsa on Monday said four members of rival cult groups died in a shootout at a wake in the early...

Niger Delta militants who bombed oil pipelines in Bayelsa make 5 demands to Nigerian govt

A newly formed coalition of 36 militant groups in the Niger Delta region, Continuous Emancipation of Niger Delta, CEND, which recently attacked gas and crude oil pipelines in Bayelsa State, has issued six demands to the Federal Government.

NBC sanctions 716 broadcast stations in 2 months

The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, says it has sanctioned 716 infractions broadcast stations over infractions of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code between April and June.

Bayelsa Queens win Flying Officers’ Cup pre-season tournament

Bayelsa Queens Football Club have emerged winners of the Flying Officer’s pre-season Cup tournament.

Forum calls for declaration of Nov. 16 as public holiday to honour Nnamdi Azikiwe

A forum of journalists in the south-eastern of the country, known as Izunwanne, has called for the declaration of every November 16 as a public holiday to honour the first President of Nigeria, the late Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe.

APC tackles Jonathan over alleged misguided comments

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has cautioned former President Goodluck Jonathan to stop making misguided comments on activities of its chapter in Bayelsa ahead of the state governorship poll scheduled for November 16.

Bayelsa Guber: Don’t support ‘disloyal’ candidate, Dickson warns PDP members

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has warned members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP against supporting “disloyal’’ members that are contesting the state’s November 16 governorship election.

Gunmen attack police checkpoint, snatch 2 AK47 in Bayelsa

Gunmen have attacked a police checkpoint in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, injuring a Sergeant and snatching two AK47 rifles ahead of the rescheduled elections.

FRSC convicts 65 traffic offenders in Bayelsa during yuletide

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC Bayelsa Command says 65 persons were convicted through its mobile courts over various traffic offences during recent Christmas...

4 injured as petrol tanker collides with tricycles in Yenagoa

Four persons have been critically injured in a ghastly motor accident involving a tanker laden with petrol and two commercial tricycles known  as ”Keke NAPEP.”

5 persons to remain in prison for allegedly robbing Gov. Dickson

Five persons standing trial for conspiracy to rob Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa in his hometown are to remain in custody until January 31, 2019.

Miyetti Allah leader, 3 others killed in Bayelsa

Unidentified gunmen on Saturday killed a prominent cattle dealer in Bayelsa, identified as Jubril Abdukareem, along with three of his workers. The slain cattle dealer...

Corps member shot dead in Bayelsa

Gunmen, suspected to be robbers, have shot dead a 30-year-old corps member and dispossessed him of his money and other valuables in Yenagoa, Bayelsa. The...

Truant, absentee civil servants risk dismissal in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Government has announced a number of stern measures, including outright dismissal of any of its workers found culpable of absenteeism, truancy,...

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