POLICE RECOVER DEAD BODIES OF 6 OFFICERS WHO DROWNED ON ELECTION DUTY IN BAYELSA

The Bayelsa Police Command has confirmed the recovery of the bodies of the six Police Officers who drowned on election duty in Southern Ijaw on Saturday. In an exclusive interview…

DOUYE DIRO FILES APPEAL AGAINST TRIBUNAL JUDGEMENT NULLIFYING HIS ELECTION AS BAYELSA GOVERNOR

Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, has appealed the judgement which nullified his election as the governor of the state. The governor’s lawyers filed the Notice of Appeal on Tuesday at…

TENSION IN BAYELSA AS SUPREME COURT DECIDES ON PDP GUBERNATORIAL PRIMARIES SUIT BY TIMI ALAIBE

There is tension in Bayelsa State as the Supreme Court is set to hear the suit challenging the declaration of Governor Douye Diri as the winner of the Peoples Democratic…

BAYELSA GOVERNOR YET TO FORM CABINET, AFTER 100 DAYS IN OFFICE

More than three months after inauguration as the governor of Bayelsa State, Douye Diri is yet to appoint commissioners. Gov. Diri marked his first hundred days in office yesterday after…

WILL BAYELSA AGAIN DUMP A GOVERNOR OVER DEPUTY’S QUESTIONABLE PAPERS

Emmanuel Okogba   Map of Bayelsa State Pastor Ebizimo Diriyai had a dream and told his friends. In his dream, he was inaugurated  Governor of Bayelsa. With faith in God,…

BAYELSA BORN BILLIONAIRE KENIEBI OKOKO DIES DURING OPERATION AS GENERATOR REFUSES TO COME ON AFTER LIGHT OUTAGE

Bayelsa Born Billionaire Businessman, Keniebi Okoko died of Liposuction in Lagos Hospital A reliable source close to the Bayelsa born Billionaire told NAIJA LIVE TV on Whatsapp Messager that He…

BAYELSA ELECTION PETITION TRIBUNAL ORDERS SUBSTITUTED SERVICE TO DIRI

The Bayelsa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Tuesday ordered His Excellency, Douye Diri and his Deputy, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, who are the 3rd and 4th Respondents respectively…

DISQUALIFICATION ON THE EVE OF SWEARING IN: BAYELSA APC DEPUTY GOVERNORSHIP CANDIDATE CONTEMPLATED SUICIDE- SYLVA

Our Reporter   THE disqualification of the All Progressives Congress (APC) running mate in the November 16 Bayelsa State governorship election, Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, may have turned suicidal, it was…

ANXIETY IN BAYELSA AS SUPREME COURT REVIEWS ITS EARLIER RULING ON THE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION PETITION

By Mike Odiegwu, Yenagoa Residents of Bayelsa State are anxiously waiting for the outcome of the review of the Supreme Court’s judgement that sacked Chief David Lyon and Senator Degi…

WHY WE CAN’T REMOVE BAYELSA SENATOR OVER CERTIFICATE FORGERY – SENATE

The Senate has clarified that Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo remains a  member of the upper chamber for now despite the certificate forgery which denied him a chance to become Bayelsa State…

4 SOLDIERS, 2 CIVILIANS KILLED IN BAYELSA

Four soldiers and two civilians have reportedly been killed by gunmen suspected to be sea pirates along the waterways of Lutegbene, Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa, South-South Nigeria., South-South Nigeria.…

SYLVA BREAKS SILENCE OVER SUPREME COURT RULING ON BAYELSA, SAYS IT WAS PROVOCATIVE

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has urged the people of Bayelsa to shun all act of violence and lawlessness, although he described the upturning of…

UNCERTAINTY OVER WHO WILL BE GOVERNOR IN BAYELSA TODAY AS DICKSON’S TEAM EXPIRES, SEE WHY

Governor-elect sacked for deputy’s forged certificates PDP candidate didn’t score 25% of lawful votes – Oshiomhole INEC to study judgment, awaits commission lawyers’ advice John Alechenu, John Ameh, Friday Olokor,…

BAYELSA COMMUNITY RAISES ALARM OVER DETENTION OF ITS TRADITIONAL RULER BY THE MILITARY

By Mike Odiegwu, Yenagoa   The people of Bilabiri Kingdom in Bayelsa State have urged the military to release their king, Paul Seide. The monarch was arrested in connection with…

BAYELSA GOES BACK TO COURT OVER DISPUTED OIL WELLS, ASKS FOR STAY OF EXECUTION

Asks for stay of execution Alex Enumah in Abuja The Bayelsa State Government has appealed the judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which ceded disputed oil wells between Rivers…

BAYELSA BOILS AS POLICEMAN SHOOTS 3 DEAD

Yenagoa, Bayelsa State boiled on Monday as a policeman reportedly shot dead three people. Those shot dead are a commercial driver and two of his passengers. The dastard act has…

GOV SERIAKE’S DICKSON’S REACTION TO JONATHAN’ HOME INVASION BY ARMED MEN RAISES QUESTIONS

By Sentry It has been more than six weeks since the governorship election in Bayelsa State was won and lost, but its ripple effects are yet to cease. Besides pitting…