Yesterday Supreme Court sacked the governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon, and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi Eremieoyo, according to
David Lyon of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has defeated Duoye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to win the governorship seat and become the new Governor of Bayelsa state.
Here is the election details for Bayelsa and Kogi elections, both states are voting to determine who will govern the states for the next four years.
Giant whale appears in Okpoama Brass, Bayelsa State.
What we used to hear as child hood tales has turned into reality as a giant whale appeared in okpoama village in Brass LGA of Bayelsa State.
The fish was said to have appeared on Thursday 25th July. The villagers came out in mass to get a pound of it flesh.
Villagers have been trying to cut this mysterious fish with all kinds of weapons but it never seems to ever finish.
Eye witness says some part are meat others fish.
The presence of the whale was also reported by BBC pidgin
So incase you need some protein hurry now because the fish is still very available
A 100 Level Student of Niger Delta University Amassoma in Bayelsa state who was identified as Seiyefa Fred was shot dead at Amarata Area Of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State Capital.
A pregnant woman by name Gulu, was reportedly shot in the stomach by gunmen suspected to be pirates that attacked a Yenagoa bound passenger boat in the coastal area of Koluama in Southern Ijaw local government area of Bayelsa State.
The woman was rushed to a medical facility in Koluama II Community in the council area, alongside the young man that was equally shot in the attack.
It was gathered that the passenger boat was travelling from Koluama to Yenagoa when the pirates struck between Koluama I and II axis of the waterways in the early hours of the day.
The Chairman of the Bayelsa State chapter of the Nigerian Maritime Workers’ Union, Lloyd Sese, who confirmed the incident, said the pirates also went away with the 200 horsepower engine belonging to one Sunday Leghemo, as well as the belongings of the passengers.
He also disclosed that pirates in the early hours of the day blocked the Akassa route of the waterways thereby preventing passengers from travelling to Yenagoa.