• Gunmen kill DPO, pregnant cop, two others in Bayelsa police station

    Gunmen kill DPO, pregnant cop, two others in Bayelsa police station0

    In a commando-style offensive, gunmen yesterday morning invaded a police station in Agudama community, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, killing four policemen. The slain officers include a Divisional Police Officer (DPO), SP Ola Rosanla, a seven-month pregnant policewoman, Joy Wellington and two cops who were on duty. Two others were severely injured. The

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  • Kidnappers Kill 78-Year-Old Mother of Nigeria’s Ex-lawmaker

    Kidnappers Kill 78-Year-Old Mother of Nigeria’s Ex-lawmaker0

    Madam Ayoko Owoko, the abducted 78-year-old mother of a former member of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly representing Southern Ijaw Constituency I, Hon. Kate Owoko, has been found dead. Her body was dumped by the riverside in Amassoma area of the state. Family sources on Wednesday told SaharaReporters that the corpse of the septuagenarian

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  • INEC willing to Consider Proposed New Date For Bayelsa Governorship Elections

    INEC willing to Consider Proposed New Date For Bayelsa Governorship Elections0

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has decided to take into consideration the proposal from Bayelsa State government a shift of the November 2 Governorship elections. Professor Mahmood Yakubu, INEC Chairman made the announcing  on Tuesday in Abuja during a meeting with stakeholders from Bayelsa State. The commission also used the platform to announce its

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  • We Won’t Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage for now In Bayelsa, says Dickson

    We Won’t Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage for now In Bayelsa, says Dickson0

    The Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson says he awaits national income and minimum wage directives on the structure and template to all the states before adhering to the N30,000 minimum wage implementation. “The governor announced to labour leaders that we are not against the N30,000 minimum wage principle, on different time and forum. Now

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