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March 21, 2018 6:22 AM 15-year-old SSS2 student arrested with gun during lecture in Bayelsa

A 15-year-old pupil, identified as Emmanuel at the Community Secondary School, Akenfa-Epie, in the Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, has been arrested with a gun. The secondary school boy was arrested on Monday with a locally-made pistol during lecture hours. He was caught while in school uniform by some indigenes of Akenfa community, led by a vigilance 19

March 20, 2018 9:58 PM 3 cult members rob, cut off corps member’s hand in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Police command has arrested three suspected cult members who robbed and cut off the hand of a serving youths corps member in the state. The spokesman of the command, DSP Astimin Butswat, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Yenagoa that the arrest was made possible through a tip-off by some indigenes of the community 20

March 20, 2018 1:26 PM Cultists Attack Corps Member In Bayelsa

A corps member has lost his hand at the youth corps members’ lodge at Angalabiri community, Sagbama Local Government of Bayelsa State after suspected cultists over the weekend attacked the quarters and in the process, chopped off the hand of one Luntis Julius from Taraba State. Narrating what happened, a corps member who spoke on condition of anonimity 18

March 16, 2018 3:10 PM How Pastor obtained member’s vehicle through fake prophecy

The founder of God is Able Mega Fire Ministry, Opolo, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, Apostle Kingsley Abiekunogho, has been arraigned for alleged fake prophecy and obtaining by trick. The police in Bayelsa State arraigned the cleric at a Magistrates’ Court 3, Yenagoa, presided over by Magistrate Eke Spiff. Abiekunogho was alleged to have fraudulently 23

March 14, 2018 3:49 PM Petrol price drops to N173 in February – NBS

A report from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) reveals that the average price paid by consumer for Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) increased by 15.1 percent year-on-year in February 2018. According to the report, the average price also increased by -9.6% month-on-month to N172.5 in February 2018 from N190.9 in January 2018. NBS disclosed this in its Premium 21

March 13, 2018 9:35 AM EFCC Freezes 30 Bank Accounts Tied To Ngozi Olojeme

The Economic and Financial crimes commission (EFCC) has allegedly frozen 30 bank accounts tied to Dr. Ngozi Olojeme, the deputy chairman, Finance committee of the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign organization in the 2015 general elections. Recall that about 37 houses were linked to Olojeme who was the chairman of the Nigerian social insurance trust fund from 2009 to 2015, 3 months 14

March 12, 2018 8:33 PM Senators resisted me for advocating pay cut for lawmakers – Murray-Bruce

The Senator representing Bayelsa East in the National Assembly, Ben Murray-Bruce, has revealed how he was resisted when he advocated for lower wages. The federal lawmaker said: “From the first day I got to the Senate, I advocated for lower wages and allowances for public officials and a higher minimum wage for the Nigerian worker. I was resisted and made the personal 17

March 7, 2018 9:46 AM Ben Bruce mocks Buhari for promising to fight corruption in Ghana

Ben Murray Bruce, Senator representing Bayelsa East, has reacted to President Muhammad Buhari’s speech in Ghana. Speaking during the 61st independence celebration of Ghana on Tuesday, Buhari had promised to help to the West African country fight corruption. Reacting to Buhari’s declaration, Bruce said the president should first show example of fighting 22

March 6, 2018 4:00 PM Bayelsa Plans World Cup Viewing Centres For World Cup

Organisers of the Governor Seriake Dickson Unity Cup say they are considering creating viewing centres in communities for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. They said the move was in conjunction with the Bayelsa State Ministry of Information and Orientation, explaining that it was part of the plan by the state government to enable youths in communities 32

March 6, 2018 2:51 PM Suspected cultist, pipeline vandal arrested in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa Police Command on Tuesday said it had arrested a suspected cult member and pipeline vandal, Temona Alison. This was disclosed in a statement made available to newsmen in Yenagoa by the commands spokesperson, DSP, Asinim Butswat. Butswat said the suspect who had been operating in the state was arrested in possession of four hand grenades 22