‘Fake’sanitation officer arrested for allegedly attempting to extort Bayelsa Governor’s aide

The Bayelsa State Vigilante security outfit has apprehended a man who has been accused of extorting money from unsuspecting citizens in the state with fake environmental sanitation identity. The suspect, Sele Record, 45, from Southern Ijaw was arrested on Monday, May 10, by the galant special squad of the state vigilante service stationed at the… Continue reading ‘Fake’sanitation officer arrested for allegedly attempting to extort Bayelsa Governor’s aide

Two killed as rival cult groups clash in Bayelsa

Two persons have been killed during a clash between two rival cult groups, Greenlander and Bobos, in Swali ultra-modern market in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. It was gathered that an Igbo businessman, was killed when members of Bobos cult group attacked a hideout of their rival Greenlander, within the market in the… Continue reading Two killed as rival cult groups clash in Bayelsa

Bayelsa varsity student commits suicide after allegedly being tagged a failure by his family members

200-level student of History and Diplomacy in the Federal University Otuoke (FUO), Arikekpar Lucky, allegedly suffering from depression, has committed suicide. It was gathered that the 27-year-old student popularly known as Don Zednas, hung himself with a rope tied to a ceiling fan in the early hours of Monday, March 22, after locking the doors… Continue reading Bayelsa varsity student commits suicide after allegedly being tagged a failure by his family members

Nobody can rob, dupe me and go scot free because Egbesu is with me – Ijaw deity worshipper says as Bayelsa police arrest notorious criminal who robbed him

An Egbesu worshipper, Bodmas Prince Kemepadei, on Monday, announced the arrest of a notorious criminal, Emmanuel Omuruku, a.k.a GBALA BLOCK by operatives of the Bayelsa State Police Command. Kemepadei, from Sagbama, Bayelsa State had late last year publicly denounced his Christianity and accepted the Egbesu worship. Read HERE According to Kemepadei, the suspect robbed his… Continue reading Nobody can rob, dupe me and go scot free because Egbesu is with me – Ijaw deity worshipper says as Bayelsa police arrest notorious criminal who robbed him

Man sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for raping 5-year-old girl to death in Bayelsa

A Bayelsa State High Court sitting in Sagbama, Yenagoa has sentenced a 21-year-old man, Timiondu Jephtath, to 10 years imprisonment for raping a five-year-old girl to death. The accused raped the girl to death at Akede community in Sagbama Local Government Area of the state in 2016. It was gathered that Jephtath, who was 16… Continue reading Man sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for raping 5-year-old girl to death in Bayelsa

Police nab two suspects with 23 stolen mobile phones in Bayelsa

Operatives of the Bayelsa State Police Command have arrested two suspects in possession of twenty three stolen android mobile phones. Spokesperson of the command, SP Asinim Butswat, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, March 16, said the suspects, Yusuf Abubakar ‘m’ 51 and Lawali Aliyu ‘m’ 40, were arrested by SWAT Operatives, at… Continue reading Police nab two suspects with 23 stolen mobile phones in Bayelsa

Suspected Fulani herdsman attacks 18-year-old boy and his father over missing cow in Bayelsa

A yet to be identified Fulani herder attacked an 18-year-old boy, Kohgi Nation and his father over an alleged missing cow in Otuoke Community, Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa state. The incident happened at about 5pm on February 19, at Osuan bush, when the duo were working on their palm farm. It was gathered… Continue reading Suspected Fulani herdsman attacks 18-year-old boy and his father over missing cow in Bayelsa

Woman gives birth on roadside in Bayelsa

A woman has given birth to a baby boy along a busy road in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital. According to a Facebook user, Ibuama Jennifer, the pregnant woman went into labour and delivered her baby along Okaka expressway in the state capital on Thursday February 18.

28-year-old hairdresser stabs her 21-year-old boyfriend to death in Bayelsa over missing N1500

Bayelsa Police Command has arrested a 28-year-old hairdresser, Ebiere Ezekiel, who allegedly stabbed her boyfriend, Godgift Aboh, 21, to death over money. The incident occurred at their residence in Obele, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State during an argument over missing N1,500. The suspect, who was paraded by the State Commissioner for Police, Mr… Continue reading 28-year-old hairdresser stabs her 21-year-old boyfriend to death in Bayelsa over missing N1500

Bayelsa bye -election: 3 policemen on election duty drown in Southern ijaw river

Three yet-to-be identified police officers have reportedly drowned while on their way to Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa. The officers were on their way to monitor the Senatorial Bye-election holding in two senatorial zones of the state today, December 5, when the boat they were traveling in capsized. The spokesman of the Police… Continue reading Bayelsa bye -election: 3 policemen on election duty drown in Southern ijaw river