Tag archive for ‘Bayelsa’
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By admin On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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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...

Seriake Dickson
By admin On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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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...

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By admin On Sunday, April 9th, 2017
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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...

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By admin On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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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...

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By admin On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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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...

SUICIDE
By admin On Friday, March 31st, 2017
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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...

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By admin On Friday, March 10th, 2017
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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...

JTF
By admin On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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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...

Buhari
By admin On Monday, November 21st, 2016
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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...

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By admin On Monday, November 21st, 2016
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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...

Sylva
By admin On Saturday, October 22nd, 2016
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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...

ARMY
By admin On Friday, September 2nd, 2016
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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...

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By admin On Thursday, August 4th, 2016
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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...

Asari Dokubo
By admin On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
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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...

Oyegun and Buhari
By admin On Saturday, July 9th, 2016
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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...

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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...

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By admin On Thursday, May 5th, 2016
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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...

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By admin On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
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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...

CULTISM
By admin On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
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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...

Asari Dokubo
By admin On Friday, December 11th, 2015
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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...

Alam
By admin On Monday, October 12th, 2015
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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...

Sam Inokoba
By admin On Monday, August 24th, 2015
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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...

Buhari
By admin On Friday, August 21st, 2015
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Buhari Anti-Graft Campaign Is Selective-Ijaw Youths

Buhari LAGOS AUGUST 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-The umbrella body of Ijaw youths, the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC), said on Wednesday that they are ready to support the anti-corruption and restructuring campaigns embarked upon More...

Tompolo
By admin On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
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Tompolo, MEND Leaders Regroup on Saturday in Bayelsa

Tompolo LAGOS JULY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Leader of the defunct Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger-Delta, MEND and High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, aka Tompolo, yesterday, summoned commanders and leaders of More...

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By admin On Sunday, July 19th, 2015
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Bayelsa PDP Suffers Major Set Back as Jonathan’s Associates, Others Dump PDP for APC

LAGOS JULY 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday suffered a major setback ahead of the December 5th governorship election in the state. The PDP lost hundreds More...