Tag archive for ‘Bayelsa State’
By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Murdered Journalist: Bayelsa Police Bars NUJ From Holding Candle-light Procession

Bayelsa State State Commissoner of Police,Asuquo Amba By Amos Okioma LAGOS APRIL 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Bayelsa Police Command has barred the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Bayelsa Council from the planned More...

By admin On Sunday, April 16th, 2017

Easter Disaster: Twin Fire Incidents Gut Twelve Houses in Bayelsa State

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson By Amos Okioma LAGOS APRIL 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-No fewer than two twelve houses were razed and property worth millions of Naira destroyed in separate fire incidents in Yenagoa, More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Radio Bayelsa Staff Drags General Manager To Court Over Flogging

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson By Amos O?ioma LAGOS MARCH 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Mr. Tonye Yemoleigha one of the four flogged by the General Manager of Glory FM in Bayelsa, Mr John Idumange says he is More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

JTF Arrests Rivers Community Leader For Shutting AGIP’s 11 Oil Wells

By Amos Okioma LAGOS MARCH 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Mr Chikeobi Alali, a community leader in Ogba Ndoni Egbema Local Government Area of Rivers has been arrested for allegedly disrupting production at an oilfield operated More...

By admin On Saturday, March 11th, 2017

How -Step Father ‘Erroneously’ Cut Off Genital Of 9-Month-Old Baby During Circumcision

By Aherhoke Okioma LAGOS MARCH 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Residents of a coastal community of Bayelsa state have expressed surprise as 64-year-old step-grandfather, Mr. Ziworitin Keme, ‘erroneously’ chop – off More...

By admin On Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Dickson, Ibori In ‘Closed-Door’ Meeting Over Peace, Security In N’Delta

Seriake Dickson and James Ibori By Amos Okioma LAGOS MARCH 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, has visited Oghara, the country home of Chief James Onanefe Ibori, former Governor More...

By admin On Friday, March 10th, 2017

Bayelsa: Int’l Wrestlers Bill To Perform At Dickson’s Wrestling Classics

Seriake Dickson By Amos Okioma LAGOS MARCH 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Notable international and national wrestlers are expected to perform at the four day international tournament taking place in Bayelsa state ‘ The More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Approval of N3bn Car Loans For Bayelsa Lawmakers Attract Criticism From Starving Civil Servants

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon Seriake Dickson By Amos Akioma from Yenogoa LAGOS FEBRUARY 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Bayelsa State civil servants who claimed the State government is owning them six months salary arrears has More...

By admin On Monday, February 6th, 2017

N’Delta Amnesty Beneficiaries to Kick Off First Ever Automobile Assembly Plant In Nigeria

LAGOS FEBRUARY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Niger Delta Amnesty beneficiaries are part of workers expected to kick off a propose first class automobile industry in Bayelsa State. Bayelsa State Government, Presidential More...

By admin On Thursday, January 19th, 2017

PDP Debunks Rumour of Sylva Taking Over Government in Bayelsa

Sylva By Amos Okioma LAGOS JANUARY 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Bayelsa State has condemned in strong terms, the rumours making the rounds that, the Supreme Court has reversed its decision More...

By admin On Monday, January 16th, 2017

Bayelsa Govt Vows to Review Okoloba Shoreline Protection Contract

Seriake Dickson By Amos Okioma LAGOS JANAURY 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Bayelsa State Government has vowed to do everything within its reach to ensure that the Okoloba Shoreline Protection contract is reviewd and executed More...

By admin On Monday, January 16th, 2017

Rep Member, Agbedi Urges Bayelsans to Participate in Federal Govt Pension Verification Exercise

Hon Fred Agbedi By Amos Okioma,Yenagoa LAGOS JANUARY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-An appeal has gone to Bayelsans that have been registered and qualified to draw from the Federal Pension under the Pension Transitional Arrangement More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Economic Diversification: Bayelsa State Sets Up Aqua-Culture Village

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson By Amos Okioma LAGOS NOVEMBER 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Efforts to diversify the Bayelsa State economy beyond oil and Gas is on course, as the State Government has established an More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Members of Bayelsa Executive Council Hail Dickson’s Victory at Supreme Court

By Amos Okioma LAGOS NOVEMBER 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Bayelsa State Executive Council has congratulated Governor Henry Seriake Dickson and his deputy, Rear Admiral John Jonah (rtd) ?for their remarkable victory More...

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...