Tag archive for ‘Bayelsa State’
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...

By admin On Friday, November 6th, 2015

Bayelsa: Seriaki Dickson Re-Election Bid Threaten as Six Commissioners Resign Within a Month

Seriake Dickson LAGOS NOVEMBER 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State seems not to be having the best of time in his bid for a second term in office as another top aide, the State Commissioner More...

By admin On Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Buhari is Helpless, We are Tired of His Complains – Ben-Bruce

Ben Bruce LAGOS NOVEMBER 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District, Ben Murray Bruce, has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari’s body language shows that he’s helpless. The More...

By admin On Saturday, October 17th, 2015

Goodluck Jonathan Writes a Formal Letter to Obasanjo

LAGOS OCTOBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Former President Goodluck Jonathan has written to former President Olusegun Obasanjo, seeking the latter’s blessing for his next public engagement: the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation, More...

By admin On Saturday, October 17th, 2015

Alamieyeseigha is a Victim of Political Travail-E.K. Clark, Says His Death is a Monumental Loss

LAGOS OCTOBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Former Federal Commissioner for Information and Ijaw leader has described the late erstwhile governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha as a victim of political travail More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Tensions Build in N’ Delta over Move to Streamline Amnesty

LAGOS OCTOBER 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Nigeria (Reuters) – Enjoying a chilled cider in a hotel pool bar, former Nigerian militant leader Ebi John has a simple message for President Muhammadu Buhari – keep More...

By admin On Monday, October 5th, 2015
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Money Laundering: UK Insists on Repatriation of Alamieyeseigha for Trial

Alamaseigha LAGOS OCTOBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Andrew Pocock, has said that a former Governor of Bayelsa State, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, who was pardoned by former President More...

By admin On Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Sylva’s Camp Jubilate as Alaibe Bows Out of Bayelsa APC Governorship Primary

Alaibe LAGOS OCTOBER 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Former Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission NDCC, Timi Alaibe has withdrawn from the primary of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Bayelsa State. The More...

By admin On Saturday, September 19th, 2015

Buhari is Not Focus, Behaves like Hitler – Dokubo Asari

Asari Dokubo LAGOS SEPTEMBER 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, Asari Dokubo, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has failed to meet the expectation of More...

By admin On Sunday, September 6th, 2015
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EFCC Freezes Account Of Ex-N’Delta Militant Leader, Tompolo’s Companies

Tompolo LAGOS SEPTEMBER 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A report on The Nation newspapers reveals that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have frozen two companies reportedly owned by ex-Niger Delta militant More...

By admin On Saturday, September 5th, 2015

“We Found Stockpiles of Dollars, Not Arms in Akwa Ibom Govt. House” — Official

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A top official of the State Security Service familiar with the SSS’ raid of the Akwa Ibom Government House has told PREMIUM TIMES the Service found no arms and ammunition in More...

By admin On Friday, September 4th, 2015

Bayelsa APC Petitions Inspector General of Police Over Death Of Ex-PDP Chairman, Inokoba

Late Sam Inokoba LAGOS SEPTEMBER TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Bayelsa State chapter of All Progressive Congress (APC) on Thursday wrote a letter to the Inspector General of the Nigerian Police, Solomon Arase, requesting More...