Archive for: bayelsa state

Opinion: Dear Mama peace, give room for peace in Rivers

Opinion: Dear Mama peace, give room for peace in Rivers

by Ada Stella Apiafi But by far the real and greatest litmus test that has been thrown in the path of “Mama Peace,” is the crisis in Rivers State! When in 2010 there was a ‘change of guards’...

 

Terrible: 16-year-old girl raped to death in Bayelsa

Terrible: 16-year-old girl raped to death in Bayelsa

by Oge Okonkwo A 23-year-old man is currently in police detention over an alleged  rape which led to the death of a 16-year-old girl in Oporoma community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area...

 

TRAGEDY: 10 people die, nursing mother survives as commuter bus plunges into river in Bayelsa

TRAGEDY: 10 people die, nursing mother survives as commuter bus plunges into river in Bayelsa

by ‘Jola Sotubo File photo A road mishap in Bayelsa State has led to the deaths of no less than 10 persons after a commuter bus plunged into a river around the Kolokuma-Opokuma Local Government...

 

Tragedy: Fire kills 5-year-old girl in Bayelsa

Tragedy: Fire kills 5-year-old girl in Bayelsa

by ‘Jola Sotubo A night time inferno in Ogbogoro, a riverside community near Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, has claimed the life of a little girl. Princess, 5, died in the fire which...

 

Opinion: If you were Jonathan, would you run away?

Opinion: If you were Jonathan, would you run away?

by Bonaventure Melah Any politician who wants to contest the 2015 presidential election should be free and bold enough to declare. But nobody should tell Jonathan not to contest the election...

 

FRAUD: Gov. Dickson orders the arrest of indicted civil servants in Bayelsa

FRAUD: Gov. Dickson orders the arrest of indicted civil servants in Bayelsa

by Adeola Balogun A number of senior civil servants in Bayelsa State have been indicted by the Governor of the state, Seriake Dickson, over their alleged involvement in the looting of state...

 

Gruesome: Man wanted for killing his girlfriend, dumping her body in Bayelsa river

Gruesome: Man wanted for killing his girlfriend, dumping her body in Bayelsa river

by Oge Okonkwo A manhunt has began by the Bayelsa state police command for a construction worker alleged to have murdered a 27-year-old woman  in Kaiama Community of the state. In an interview...

 

Rise in water levels cause fear of flood in Bayelsa communities

Rise in water levels cause fear of flood in Bayelsa communities

by Adeola Balogun Due to the recent rise in water levels after the August rain break, the residents of various riverine areas of Bayelsa State have begun to entertain fears of more flooding. The...

 

Terrible: Man, 36, allegedly rapes 18-year-old girl to death in Bayelsa

Terrible: Man, 36, allegedly rapes 18-year-old girl to death in Bayelsa

by Oge Okonkwo A 36-year-old man, an  Isoko indigene from Delta state, currently living in  Bayelsa state, has been arrested by the police for allegedly raping an 18-year-old girl to death...

 

JTF destroys 2 illegal refineries in Bayelsa

JTF destroys 2 illegal refineries in Bayelsa

by Adeola Balogun The war against illegal refining of crude oil is heating up as the Niger Delta section of the Joint Task Force has said that it has destroyed two illegal oil refineries in...