Tag archive for ‘Bayelsa’
By admin On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Sports Festival: Team Delta Dominates Swimming Events, Leads Medal Table

LAGOS DECEMBER 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Team Delta to the 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Abuja on Sunday won seven gold medals while Balyesa clinched three silver medals on Day 2 of the swimming competition. The More...

By admin On Friday, September 7th, 2018

Delta, Rivers, Edo, 9 Other States To Experience Flooding – NEMA, NHISA Warn

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the National Hydrological Services Agencies (NHISA) have warned that 12 states across the country would soon experience flooding More...

By admin On Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

Three Ughelli Women Arrested For Selling Donkey and Vulture Meat In Bayelsa

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Three women from Ughelli, Delta state were apprehended in Yenagoa, by members of the Bayelsa state Vigilante Network led by Godwin Avidi for selling donkey and vulture as meat More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Journalists Protest ‘Brutal’ Assassination of Colleague In Bayelsa

LAGOS APRIL 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Journalists at Radio Bayelsa on Tuesday marched round Yenagoa to protest against the killing of their colleague, Famous Giobaro, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports. The protesters, More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Bayelsa: Isaac Boro College Of Education To Be Upgraded To University Status

Seriake Dickson By Amos Okioma LAGOS APRIL 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Isaac Jasper Boro College of Education, Sagbama, Bayelsa State is to be upgraded to a degree awarding institution by automatically becoming a University More...

By admin On Sunday, April 9th, 2017

Soldier, Engineer In Trouble for Alleged Abduction Of A Lady In Warri

LAGOS APRIL 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Bayelsa Police have arrested two suspects, a serving soldier and an engineer, for allegedly kidnapping a lady in Warri, Delta on April 4. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that More...

By admin On Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Bayelsa: Electricity Distribution Company Blames Consumers Over Low Power Outage

By Amos Okioma LAGOS APRIL 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) has blamed customers over low power outage in Bayelsa state. The Head, Customers Services, Dr. Godwin Orovwiroro More...

By admin On Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Ibori Weeps At Alamieyesegha’s Graveside

Ibori (Centre) at Alamaseigha geave side By Amos Okioma LAGOS APRIL 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The former governor of Delta State ,Chief James Onanefe Ibori could not hold his emotions as he wept profusely at the graveside More...

By admin On Friday, March 31st, 2017

Man, 43, Commits Suicide in Bayelsa

By Amos Okioma There was pandemonium in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state capital as a 43 years man, simply identify as Benbede Kitchen aka GK Benibo committed suicide, leaving behind eighty years old mother, wife and nine More...

By admin On Friday, March 10th, 2017

Bayelsa Women Journalists Say ‘No’ To Gender Discrimination, Girl Child Violation

By Aherhoke Okioma,Yenagoa LAGOS MARCH 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-As Nigerians join the rest of the world to celebrate international women’s day , the Nigerian Association of Women Journalist, NAWOJ, has called on More...

By admin On Monday, March 6th, 2017

JTF Intensifies Raid on Sponsors of Crude Oil Theft, Destroys 80 Illegal Refineries

By Amos Okioma, Yenagoa. Worried by rampant oil theft in the Niger Delta, troops of joint operation Delta Safe have intensified raids operation against crude oil theft as 80 illegal refineries were destroyed More...

By admin On Monday, November 21st, 2016

Buhari Urges Niger Delta Indigenes Embrace Peace and focus on Agriculture

Buhari Amos Okioma, Yenagoa LAGOS NOVEMBER 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the people of the Niger Delta to embrace peace and focus on agriculture for sustainable economic development More...

By admin On Monday, November 21st, 2016

Patients Groan as Doctors Strike Grounds Federal Medical Centre Yenagoa

By Amos Okioma. LAGOS NOVEMBER 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)- The ongoing strike by resident doctors at the Federal Medical Centre Yenagoa has crippled the hospital as other unions threaten to join the strike even as patients More...

By admin On Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

Bayelsa Gov Poll: PDP Raises Alarm over Sylva’s Move to Bribe Supreme Court Justices

Sylva By Amos Okioma LAGOS OCTOBER 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State has raised the alarm over alleged attempt by Bayelsa State Governorship candidate, Chief Timipriye Sylva More...

By admin On Friday, September 2nd, 2016

Operation Crocodile Smile: Food, Transportation Crises Hit Delta, Bayelsa

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)—Several riverine communities, including Oporoza and Ogulagha in Delta State, and Ezetu, Aggeh and others in Bayelsa State, have been struck by food and transportation crises More...

By admin On Thursday, August 4th, 2016

US Declares Delta, Nineteen Other States as ‘No Go Area’ for Her Citizen

LAGOS AUGUST 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The United States Government has listed Delta State among other nineteen states in Nigeria’s 36 states as unsafe and asked its citizens living in the country to stay away from More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

JUST IN: Asari Dokubo’s First Wife, Zainab Dies in Auto Accident

Asari Dokubo LAGOS JULY 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Alhaja Zainab Asari Dokubo, the first wife of Mujahid Dokubo Asari, is dead. She died alongside a friend in a motor accident on her way to Ibadan. Alhaji Ishaq Kunle Sanni, More...

By admin On Saturday, July 9th, 2016

Buhari’s Popularity has Dropped – APC Chairman, Oyegun

Oyegun and Buhari LAGOS JULY 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has admitted that President Muhammadu Buhari is no longer popular like he was during More...

By admin On Friday, May 13th, 2016
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N’Delta Avengers to Establish N‘Delta Nation, Threaten to Blow Northerners Oil Wells Within 7 Days

LAGOS MAY 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The new Niger Delta Militant group, Niger Delta Avengers has revealed that its intention is to establish a sovereign Niger Delta State. The group exposed all Northerners owning ninety More...

By admin On Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Suspected Militants Kill Four Naval Ratings, Husband, Wife in Bayelsa

LAGOS MAY 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Six persons, including four Naval ratings attached to an oil servicing company, are feared dead in Bayelsa State following a surprise attack by suspected militants. The incident was More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Bayelsa: Four Pirates Killed, Soldier Injured in a Clash with Nigerian Army

LAGOS MAY 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Joint military force in the Niger Delta, Operation Pulo Shield, said on Tuesday that its personnel killed four suspected pirates during a surveillance patrol along the Ogbia-Nembe More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Bayelsa:Cultists Butcher Three Niger Delta University Students to Death

LAGOS MARCH 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Three persons were at the weekend, confirmed dead following a renewed cult war in the Bayelsa State owned University, the Niger Delta University, Ammassoma in Southern Ijaw area of More...

By admin On Friday, December 11th, 2015

Asari-Dokubo Accuses Buhari of Instructing Military to Rig Bayelsa’s Governorship Election

Asari Dokubo LAGOS DECEMBER 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force (NDPVF), Mujahid Asari-Dokubo has warned the Federal Government not to interfere with the upcoming supplementary More...

By admin On Monday, October 12th, 2015

Ibori Mourns Alamieyesiegha, Says He is a Victim of Resource Control

Alam LAGOS OCTOBER 12TH (URHOBOTODAY) – Former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, said on Sunday that news of the death of the first civilian governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Diepreye Solomon More...

By admin On Monday, August 24th, 2015

Bayelsa: Fear Grips APC as Defected PDP Chair, Inokoba Slumps At Town Hall Meeting

Sam Inokoba LAGOS AUGUST 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-With less than three months to the December 5 governorship election, major tragedy was averted on Saturday in Nembe, Bayelsa State following the sudden slump of the former More...