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Navy Intercepts Vessel Carrying 4,402 Barrels Of Illegal Crude Oil In Bayelsa

The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS Soroh) has arrested a vessel “MT TIS IV” carrying 4,402 barrels of illegally sourced crude oil worth about $315,500 (N148,281,000) in Akassa River in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. The Navy also arrested 20 suspected crude oil thieves onboard the vessel trying to lift the illegal crude to […]

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12 Bayelsa women arraigned for allegedly using ‘juju’ to stop road construction

No fewer than 12 women from Agobiri community in the Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have been arraigned by the police for allegedly plotting to scuttle the ongoing construction of the Yenagoa-Oporoma Road by the state government with juju (charms). The accused women are Nerisa John, 43; Christiana Famous, 36; Dolphina Ochai, […]

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Policeman stabs colleague to death with dagger in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Police Command said an off-duty police officer identified as Sergeant Akpoboloukeme has stabbed his colleague to death with a dagger knife over a minor misunderstanding. This was contained in a statement issued on Friday by the command’s spokesman, Asinim Butswat. Butswat gave the identity of the victim as Sergeant Sapele Eyerindideke. According […]

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Father of five killed, two injured, three missing in Bayelsa

The people of Igbomotoru community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have gone on rampage over the killing of a father of five, Mr Young Adolphus Major, by gunboat operators of a prominent politician and businessman in the LGA. The protesters yesterday motoru and adjoining communities to vent their anger over what […]

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Bayelsa assembly summons commissioner, others over deplorable health centres

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed a one-point resolution condemning what it termed the deplorable condition of health centres across the eight local government areas of the state. The Assembly, therefore, invited the Commissioner for Health, Director of Public Health, Ministry of Health, the eight local government chairmen and their heads of […]

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