Two suspected cultists arrested over murder of soldier in Bayelsa

Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of a soldier attached to the Operation Delta Safe Headquarters at Igbogene, in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State Capital. The soldier identified as Abbas Fatai, a Corporal and originally of the 16 Brigade, was shot few meters away from the Operation Delta Safe Headquarters by gunmen… Continue reading Two suspected cultists arrested over murder of soldier in Bayelsa

Bayelsa court sentences fake medical doctor to four years imprisonment

A fake Medical Doctor has been sentenced to four years in prison by a Magistrate Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.  Recall that the convict, Akpoviri Vincent Jimmy was arrested in June after a prompt by Tobis Clinic where he was found to have impersonated one Dr. Charles Umeh, a medical doctor in Taraba State. He used… Continue reading Bayelsa court sentences fake medical doctor to four years imprisonment

Four members of armed robbery gang arrested in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested four members of a suspected armed robbery gang. SWAT operatives of the command, on a tip-off raided a criminal hideout at Ebisam Road, Yenagoa and arrested the suspects who were allegedly planning to launch attack at an unknown location. The suspects are, Prefateyah Francis, 30, Job Molo Edward,… Continue reading Four members of armed robbery gang arrested in Bayelsa

Mixed reactions as man is nabbed for allegedly stealing fruit juice and milk drink in Bayelsa

Some Nigerians have expressed mixed reactions over the arrest of a man who allegedly stole two cartons of fruit juice and milk drink in Bayelsa.  According to a media aide to Bayelsa Governor, the suspect was caught around Osiri road in Yenagoa, the state capital on Thursday, July 1.  “He was reportedly caught at osiri… Continue reading Mixed reactions as man is nabbed for allegedly stealing fruit juice and milk drink in Bayelsa

FG Chides Kwara, Bayelsa Over Non-Implementation of National Homegrown School Program

By Demola Akinyemi – IlorinFederal Government yesterday chided Kwara and Bayelsa states among other states of the federation, over non-implementation of its National Home Grown School Programme in their respective states. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya U Farouk said this in Ilorin, Kwara state capital during a courtesy visit… Continue reading FG Chides Kwara, Bayelsa Over Non-Implementation of National Homegrown School Program

Angry mob beats suspected robber to death in Bayelsa (photo)

An angry mob have beaten a suspected armed robber to death in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital.  It was gathered that a three-man gang allegedly attacked a Point of Sale operator along Erepa Road on Wednesday May 26, and made away with undisclosed sum of money.  According to an eyewitness, the suspected robbers were trying to escape with… Continue reading Angry mob beats suspected robber to death in Bayelsa (photo)

She asked me for N10K for makeup – Plantain thief nabbed in Bayelsa claims he stole to raise money for his girlfriend

A young man arrested for stealing bunches of plantain in Bayelsa community has claimed that he committed the offence because of his girlfriend. According to Facebook posts shared by community leaders on Monday, May 24, the suspect was caught in Ebedebiri, Sagbama Local Government Area of the state.  During interrogation by a community leader, Peres Double, the suspect… Continue reading She asked me for N10K for makeup – Plantain thief nabbed in Bayelsa claims he stole to raise money for his girlfriend

‘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