Tag archive for ‘Bayelsa State’
By admin On Monday, October 24th, 2016

Bayelsa PDP Slams APC over Bribery Allegation, Urges APC to Settle Amaechi, Umana Cases

By Amos Okioma LAGOS OCTOBER 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Peoples ?Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa has lambasted the opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state for its latest act of mischief and tomfoolery, More...

By admin On Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

Bayelsa: Arrested Publisher of Weekly Source Newspaper still in DSS Detention 3 months after

By Amos Odeh LAGOS OCTOBER 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The Publisher of Weekly Source newspaper, Chief Jones Abiri is still in Department of State Security (DSS) detention in Abuja after three months of his arrest from More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Ese Oruru’s Parents Appeal to Okowa, Others for Help, Say Their Daughter is Wasting Away

Ese Oruru and her baby still in Police custody By Amos Okioma LAGOS OCTOBER 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Parents of 14 year old minor, Ese Oruru abducted in Bayelsa in August 2015 and taking to Kano where she was allegedly More...

By admin On Saturday, October 15th, 2016

Tension in Bayelsa State as Fishing Trawler Crushes Three to Death

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson By Amos Okioma ,Yenagoa LAGOS OCTOBER 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-There is rising tension in the coastal communities of Brass and Southern Ijaw Local Government Council? of Bayelsa More...

By admin On Monday, September 19th, 2016

Shell Awards Full Scholarships to New Batch of Sixty Niger Delta Students

A cross section of the SPDC JV 2016 Cradle to Career beneficiaries at the award ceremony in Port Harcourt LAGOS SEPTEMBER 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A new batch of sixty children from the Niger Delta has been awarded the More...

By admin On Monday, September 5th, 2016

Bayelsa: Operation Crocodile Smile Suffers Major Loss as Four Soldiers Drown In Boat Mishap

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The military operation dubbed Operation Crocodile Smile suffered a major loss on Monday following a boat accident along the Brass Water Front in Brass Local Government Area (LGA) More...

By admin On Monday, September 5th, 2016

Miscreants,Rodents, Criminals Take Over N2.8b Seized Alamieyeseigha’s Hotel in Abuja

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Almost seven years after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) handed over the N2.8billion Chelsea Hotel to the government of Bayelsa State, the hitherto money-spinning More...

By admin On Sunday, August 28th, 2016

Niger Delta Militancy: Ijaw Monarchs Disown Edwin Clark

Chief E.K.CLark LAGOS AUGUST 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Ijaw traditional rulers, yesterday, in Warri, Delta State, said they were not subject to the wishes of a former Federal Commissioner for Information, Chief Edwin Clark, More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
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War in The Creeks, as Nigeria Military Engages Niger Delta Avengers in Fierce Battle

LAGOS AUGUST 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-An official information reaching Urhobotoday has revealed that there is fierce battle between the combined forces of Nigeria military and Niger Delta militants tagged “Niger Delta More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Bayelsa: Gunmen disguising as Priest Kill Three Soldiers, Cart Away Weapons

LAGOS AUGUST 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)Gunmen disguised as priests have killed at least three soldiers in Bayelsa state, southern Nigeria. The soldiers were part of the Operation Crocodile Tears, aimed at safeguarding oil More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Delta is The Most Indebted State in Nigeria-DMO

LAGOS AUGUST 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-A document made available by Debt Management Office, DMO has revealed that Delta State is the most indebted state in Nigeria with Domestic Debt of N320.6bn as 2015. Delta state More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Isoko Youths Distance Selves from Activities of Niger Delta Avengers

LAGOS JULY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Isoko youths under the aegis of Isoko Dynamic Youths Association, IDYA, on Wednesday distanced themselves from activities of the Niger-Delta Avengers, NDA. The President of the association, More...

By admin On Saturday, April 2nd, 2016

JUST IN: APC ‘Suspends’ Timipre Sylva

Sylva LAGOS APRIL 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The crisis in the Bayelsa state chapter of the All Progressives Congress APC took another twist Saturday with the state executive of the party announcing the suspension of a former More...

By admin On Friday, March 11th, 2016

Delta State Govt Promises to Fully Participate in Rehabilitation of Ese Oruru

Ese Oruru LAGOS MARCH 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-On Wednesday, the Delta State government promised to fully participate in the rehabilitation process for 14-year-old abductee Ese Oruru and to return her to school after More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Bayelsa Residents Face Hard Time over Electricity Blackouts, Fuel Scarcity

Dickson LAGOS MARCH 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Commuters and motorists of Bayelsa State capital Yenagoa showed signs of concern following several days of an electricity blackout and increasing fuel scarcity in most parts More...

By admin On Friday, March 4th, 2016

Dickson Receives Ese Oruru, Orders Prosecution Of Abductors

Dickson LAGOS MARCH 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Henry Seriake Dickson, has called for a comprehensive investigation into the abduction and subsequent prosecution of the culprits of 14 year old More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Abducted 14-Yr-Old Ese Oruru Is Five Months Pregnant

Ese LAGOS MARCH2ND (URHOBORODAY)-Abducted 14 year old Ese Rita Oruru, from Bayelsa is five months pregnant. The girl child who was abducted by Yunusa Dahiru, alias Yellow but rescued by the Police in Kano, has been More...

By admin On Friday, February 19th, 2016

Bayelsa: Gov. Dickson’s Wife Not Dead – Aide

Dickson and his wife Rachel Governor Seriake Dickson’s aide has dismissed rumours of the demise of Bayelsa governor’s wife, Dr Mrs Rachael Dickson. The social media went abuzz this morning stirring up confusion More...

By admin On Friday, February 5th, 2016

Bayelsa Permanent Secretary Arrested over Alleged Attempt to Sell Baby

Inspector-General pf Police, Solomon Arase LAGOS FEBRUARY 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A serving Permanent Secretary in Bayelsa, Dr Wisdom Sawyer, has been arrested by the Police over alleged attempt to sell a newborn baby. The More...

By admin On Sunday, January 31st, 2016

Gunmen Kidnap Dickson’s Aide as Sister Spends 42 Days in Kidnappers’ Den

Seriake Dickson’s junior sister, Nancy LAGOS JANUARY 31ST (URHOBOODAY)-Gunmen on Sunday kidnapped an aide to Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, Captain Henry Ungbuku (rtd). Ungbuku, who is the Special More...

By admin On Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Declare Tompolo Wanted If He Refuses to Surrender – BayelsaAPC Chieftain Tells EFCC

Tompolo LAGOS ANUARY 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Prince Arerebo Bodi, has advised Government Ekpemupolo, also known as Tompolo, to submit himself to the More...

By admin On Friday, January 8th, 2016

Hours to Supplementary Election, Mask Men Bomb Bayelsa Speaker’s Country Home

IGP Solomon Arase LAGOS JANUARY 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Speaker of Bayelsa House of Assembly, Kombowei Benson, has claimed that masked men, in Korokorosei bombed his country home, hours to the supplementary election More...

By admin On Saturday, January 2nd, 2016

Police Kill 99 Criminals in Delta, Bayelsa, Edo States in 2015

Solomon Arase LAGOS JANUARY 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-No fewer than 99 suspected criminals were killed in gun battles with officers of the Nigeria Police at several locations in Edo, Bayelsa and Delta States from January More...

By admin On Sunday, December 13th, 2015

Why Ex-N’Delta Warlord, Tompolo Rejects EFCC Invitation

Tompolo LAGOS DECEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Former Niger-Delta militant commander, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, popularly known as Tompolo, has debunked media reports that he failed to respond to an invitation More...

By admin On Friday, December 4th, 2015

Tension in Bayelsa as Gunmen Kill APC Chieftain

Arase LAGOS DECEMBER 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Tension heightened Thursday among among members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) following the killing of Diseye Dickson, the deputy More...