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FRSC confirms 10 dead, 3 injured in auto crash in Bayelsa

<p class="">The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Command in Bayelsa has confirmed ten persons dead in a road traffic accident along Tombia-Amassoma road in the state.</p> <h1>Mr Robert Ogom, the Sector Commander, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Yenagoa that three persons were injured in the incident which occurred on Wednesday […]

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Bayelsa road crash kills 10

The incident was a head-on collision involving a truck and a 14-seater bus that had 13 persons on board. The post Bayelsa road crash kills 10 appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Robbers kill bank customer, escape with money in Bayelsa

Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers on Friday shot dead a middle-aged man identified as Emmanuel Omomo and carted away his money in Bayelsa State. It was gathered that the incident happened at 10am within the premises of a bank around the Sani Abacha Expressway in Yenagoa where Omomo had gone to withdraw an undisclosed […]

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Bayelsa Records 2 COVID-19 Related Deaths, 7 Infections

LEADERSHIP : Bayelsa State has recorded two additional COVID-19 related deaths and seven new infections as announced by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Dr Jones Stowe, Director of Public Health and member of state COVID-19 Task Force who gave the update in a statement on Wednesday in Yenagoa, said the new deaths brought […]

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Sylva did not demand $20m for Bayelsa re-run elections – NCDMB

Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) says Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, never demanded 20 million dollars from its Executive Secretary, Mr. Simbi Wabote, to fund Bayelsa re-run elections. The NCDMB disclosed this in a statement by its Manager, Corporate Communications, Mr. Naboth Onyesoh, in Abuja, on Thursday. He described […]

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Coronavirus: Gov Diri asks Task Force to open worship centres in Bayelsa

<p class="">Gov. Diri wants religious leaders to partner with his administration spiritually to avert a rise in coronavirus cases in Bayelsa.</p> <h1>Gov. Douye Diri of Bayelsa has directed the State Task Force on COVID-19 to unseal worship centres that ran foul of measures imposed by the state government to prevent the spread of coronavirus in […]

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Certificate forgery: Bayelsa deputy gov cleared by NYSC, INEC tells tribunal

The Independent National Electoral Commission said on Friday that the National Youth Service Corps had cleared the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, of alleged forgery of his exemption certificate. INEC lawyer, Ibrahim Bawa (SAN), said this before the state’s Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting Abuja. Bawa gave this as the reason for his […]

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Alleged Certificate Forgery: I am ready to testify, Bayelsa Deputy Governor tells tribunal

Sen. Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA — The Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, on Tuesday, withdrew the motion he filed to vacate the subpoena that was issued for him to appear before the state governorship tribunal sitting in Abuja to tender a copy of his disputed National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, […]

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NYSC Certificate Of Bayelsa Deputy Governor Was Altered: DSS

Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo The Department of State Service (DSS) says there was an alteration in the exemption certificate that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) issued to Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, deputy governor of Bayelsa state. This was disclosed to the Bayelsa governorship election tribunal in Abuja by Abdulsalam Ibrahim, head, legal department of the secret police. According […]

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Bayelsa seals six churches for breaching COVID-19 protocols

“The six churches were sealed for failure to comply with safety measures put in place by the government to contain the spread of the pandemic.” The post Bayelsa seals six churches for breaching COVID-19 protocols appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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COVID-19: Bayelsa sends 25 samples daily to UPTH for testing – official

Bayelsa recorded a new case of COVID-19 on Monday bringing the number of cases in the state to 12. The post COVID-19: Bayelsa sends 25 samples daily to UPTH for testing – official appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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