Bayelsa Action Committee On Aids Advocates Health Insurance Coverage For HIV/AIDS
The Bayelsa State Action Committee on Aids (BYSACA) has advocated a consolidated approach involving health insurance  to care for people living with HIV/AIDS.   Dr Oluwatoyin Azebi, Permanent Secretary, BYSACA made the call on Thursday as part of ongoing weeklong activities to commemorate the 2021 World Aids  Day which... Read more
Police Arraign 12 Women For Alleged Use Of Voodoo To Disrupt Road Project
The Police in Bayelsa on Wednesday arraigned 12 women from Agobiri community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area (LGA) of the Bayelsa before a Magistrates Court for allegedly using charms to disrupt an ongoing road project.   The women were arraigned over their alleged involvement in an unlawful assembly... Read more
Pirates Attack, Kill 3 In Twin Attack On Oil Facilities In Bayelsa kidnap 7
Gunmen suspected to be sea pirates, in the early hours of Sunday attacked two oil installations killing three and abducting seven oil workers in Bayelsa?   Our correspondent learnt that the pirates ambushed their unsuspecting victims in Okoroma and Ogbokiri=Akassa communities of Nembe and Brass Local Government areas of... Read more
Fulani Muslims Shout ‘Allahu Akbar’ While Slaughtering 10 Christians, Children And Burning 100 Homes
Jihadist Fulani herdsmen reportedly attacked villagers in Nigeria’s Plateau state on Friday, killing 10 Christians and burning down 100 homes. International Christian Concern (ICC) reports the victims ranged in age from 4 to 86. Witnesses said the heavily armed attackers wore black clothing and shouted “Allahu Akbar” (Allah is the... Read more
Let’s Return To Upholding Family Values In Rebuilding Nigeria Society – President Buhari
*Wike, Tambuwal,  Udom, other governors attend Ikpeazu’s son wedding President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria is of the opinion that the reason why there are so many problems in the Nigerian society is because of a diminishing emphasis placed on the importance of family values.   He made his views known... Read more
FirstBank Holds Non-oil Export Webinar Series, Creates Awareness Of Bank’s Export Solutions
First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider, has announced the convening of its non-oil export webinar series. The Event is centered on deliberating opportunities that will enhance the country’s expansion of its drive towards diversifying the national economy, thereby reducing the reliance of... Read more
Justice Ministry Syndicate Sells Recovered Federal Government Property, Pockets Proceeds
A syndicate in the Federal Ministry of Justice has been selling off forfeited and recovered assets belonging to the Federal Government, investigation by The PUNCH has revealed. The syndicate, comprising top justice ministry officials, including directors, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (name withheld) and political aides to the Attorney-General... Read more
Amnesty Programme, NNPC Unite, Tackle Vandalism To Sustain Peace In Niger Delta
The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) have agreed to tackle pipeline ine vandalism, unemployment and other challenges in the Niger Delta region. The agreement was reached when PAP’s Interim Administrator, Col. Milland Dixon Dikio (rtd) led a delegation to visit the Group Managing... Read more
Niger Delta Fishermen Applaud Federal Government Response To Nembe Spill, Urge Action On Bonga Spill Fine
Artisanal fishermen in the Niger Delta region on Saturday commended President Muhamadu Buhari for his response and concern on the ongoing oil leak from an oil well at Nembe in Bayelsa. An oil spill was reported from Oil Mining Lease (OML) 29 operated by Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production... Read more
Consider Oil Theft Treasonable Offence – Gov. Wike
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers has urged the Nigerian State to consider the damage caused by activities of crude oil thieves to the economic mainstay of the country and treat it as treasonable offence. According to the governor, the fight to stop oil theft has continued to fail because top ranking officers of the... Read more