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Some residents of Ikarama community in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa are lamenting the adverse impact of an oil spill from a nearby oilfield.
Residents of Bilabiri community in Ekeremor LGA of Bayelsa seek help after they were sacked from their homes by criminals gangs
The Bayelsa Government says it plans to build science and technical schools in the eight Local Government Areas of the state.
By Nathan NwakammaChevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) has held divergent views with members of its host communities in Bayelsa on leakages reported at Funiwa Oil...
By Okafor Ofiebor/Port HarcourtIt was not a peaceful Christmas for one of the leaders of ex- Niger Delta ex-militants, Paul Eris, aka General Ogunbos,...
The Bayelsa State Government has ordered that the medical bills of the victims of a shooting by police personnel in the Etegwe/Edepie area of the state capital, Yenagoa be settled.
Okafor Ofiebor/Port HarcourtBayelsa State has said last Tuesday’s verdict of the Supreme Court on the disputed oil wells with neighbouring Rivers State did not...
The Bayelsa Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Saturday affirmed the election of Duoye Diri as Bayelsa State Governor.
Bayelsa State Government has deployed health workers across the eight Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the state for coronavirus surveillance, especially Brass.
Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa state, at a thanksgiving marking his Supreme Court triumph, said he will constitute his cabinet “in the next three months”.
The Joint Military Force in the Niger Delta on Wednesday confirmed that four soldiers were killed in an ambush by unknown gunmen at Letugbene in Bayelsa.
The Bayelsa State Police Command on Friday imposed a three-day curfew in the state after series of violent protests erupt due to the Supreme Court's declaration of Douye Diri as the governor-elect of Bayelsa and nullified the election of David Lyon of the APC.
Protesters have vandalised properties and vehicles in Bayelsa State as they protest the Supreme Court's judgment which nullified the election of David Lyon and declaration of Douye Diri as winner of the poll.
Nigerians on social media have expressed different opinions to the Supreme Court’s judgment which nullified the election of the All Progressives Congress’, APC, governor-elect, David Lyon and declare the PDP’s candidate, Senator Douye Diri as the new governor-elect of Bayelsa State.
Today, Monday 16 December, the dispute over the Soku Oil Fields between Bayelsa and Rivers States was resolved by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. It ruled that the fields located in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State that were ceded to Bayelsa State at the twilight of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration now belong to Rivers.
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday ruled that Rivers State owns the disputed Soku Oil Wells/Fields located in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State that were ceded to Bayelsa State at the twilight of former President Goodluck Jonathan's administration.
Reports from Bayelsa State says the kidnappers three abducted female students of Bayelsa State College of Health Technology have been caught and burnt alive by angry mob.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Deputy Gov. Rear Admiral Gboribiogha, retired John-Jonah, Gov. Nyeso Wike of Rivers and Mr Timi Alaibe, who came second in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP )primaries in Bayelsa, were absent at the party’s mega rally.
Ahead of the governorship election in Bayelsa state on 16 November, the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the ruling Peoples Democratic Party of procuring fake voters' cards codenamed Biafra cards for the election.