Tag Archives: Bayelsa State

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Gunmen Kill Police Inspector at Seriake Dickson’s Country Home

Gunmen Kill Police Inspector at Seriake Dickson’s Country Home

Some yet unknown gunmen who made an unsuccessful raid on the country home of Seriake Dickson, a former Bayelsa State Governor in Toru-Orua, Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State on Wednesday night ended up killing a police inspector who kept guard at the place. In a statement by the Bayelsa State Police Public Relations

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Niger Delta Varsity Owes N1bn, as ASUU Threatens Strike

The Niger Delta University, NDU, owned by the Bayelsa State Government is indebted to financial institutions to the tune of N1 billion, being loans it took to augment subventions given it by Bayelsa State Government to pay salaries. The branch Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, NDU, Dr. Tonbara Kingdom disclosed this on

EFCC Re-arraigns Sylva For Fraud

Timipre Sylva, Former Governor of Bayelsa State, on Monday took fresh plea over a six-count criminal charge filed against him by ‎the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Sylva is facing trial over allegations that he masterminded the illegal diversion of funds from the Bayelsa State treasury during his administration. The former governor was accused

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Gunmen Kill Four Policemen, Abduct Six Oil Workers

Gunmen on a speedboat in Bayelsa State have killed four policemen and kidnapped six Nigerian Agip energy firm employees in an attack that happened on Friday, October 24 in the Nembe Creek area of the state. Mustapha Anka, spokesman for the military’s Joint Task Force in the region, said, “Four policemen who were escorting a

Timipre Sylva’s Uncle Dies In Kidnappers’ Den

Benson Adigio-Eseni, 87, uncle to Timipre Sylva, former governor of Bayelsa State has died in the hands of his abductors, the Bayelsa State police command says.  The police say one of the suspected kidnappers already in police custody, said Adigio-Eseni died on August 14 after suffering shock.  The suspect, simply identified as Nelson, 27, said

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