Author Archives: Emmanuel Addeh

Dickson inaugurates C’ttee to tackle student cultism, criminalities I

Dickson inaugurates C’ttee to tackle student cultism, criminalities I

The Bayelsa State Government has constituted a Students’ Management Committee to tackle student related issues, with a view to re-orientating their values for positive development. The committee is chaired and coordinated by Ebipatei Apaingolo. Members of the committee are Evans Baribote, Eteli Tuanam, Atti Moses, Maxwell Obesi and Miss Imoemi Tombofa. Others are Ipogi Tony,

Bayelsa uncovers payroll fraud in state’s education board

The Bayelsa government said on Thursday that it had uncovered payroll fraud in the State Universal Basic Education Board, (SUBEB), with the discovery of over 765 illegally employed teachers in the eight local government areas, including 50 dead persons in Ogbia Local Government Education Authority. The Executive Secretary of SUBEB, Comrade Walton Liverpool,  said that

Dickson meets with multinationals, decries rising insecurity

Bayelsa Governor Henry Seriake Dickson has met with representatives of International Oil Companies, (IOCs) and security chiefs to proffer solutions to the recent upsurge in criminal activities in the Niger Delta region. The governor, who called for concerted efforts to arrest the ugly trend, decried the killings of security personnel, innocent citizens and the vandalism of the oil installations

Insecurity: Dickson warns criminals, vows to flush them out

Bayelsa State Governor, Mr Seriake Dickson, has expressed his determination to stem the tide of violence, criminality and brigandage by persons within and outside the state, saying their days are numbered. Governor Dickson gave the warning during a meeting with traditional rulers, chairmen of Community Development Committees and representatives of the various security agencies in

NLC strike records partial compliance in Delta

Workers reported to their duty posts in Warri, Delta State on Wednesday, but many declined to engage in any official duties as a result of the strike action called by the Nigeria Labour Congress. However, in Asaba, the Delta State Capital, workers turned out in their thousands to protest the fuel price hike, shutting down

Suspected thief burnt alive in Warri

In another barbaric show on Monday, a middle-aged man suspected to be a petty thief was set ablaze by an angry mob in Warri, Delta State and left to die slowly. Today’s gruesome jungle killing adds to last week’s burning of four suspected criminals who were torched at various locations in the Warri metropolis by

Edo Speaker, Deputy impeached

In an action which shocked members of the public on Tuesday, lawmakers in Edo State impeached the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Mr. Victor Edoror, and his Deputy, Festus Ebea, for what they described as gross misconduct, incompetence and high-handedness. In Edoror’s place, Mrs. Elizabeth Ative, who represents Uhunmwonde, was elected as the