Posts Tagged ‘Yenagoa’

NSCDC suspends operative for shooting at doctor’s car

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has concluded investigations into an allegation that two of its operatives ha­rassed a medical doctor, Beke­wari Sampou and shot at his car in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. The incident, which happened on April 28, involving two civil defenders, Akpoghomhe Jude and Ogodo Richman, generated concerns among members of […]

Igbo traders close shops in Yenagoa following attacks from Youths

Shops and other business premises belonging to Igbo traders at Biogbolo, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, have remained shut following attacks on traders by aggrieved youths from the area. Investigations, Thursday, revealed that all the shops at Customs Road and Green Villa extending to the Yenagoa-Mbiama Road could not open for business out of fears that […]

Military takes over Yenagoa, Bayelsa state over ritual killing of 18 year Old girl ( PHOTOS)

The military has taken over Yenagoa, Bayelsa state capital following the killing of an 18-year-old girl by suspected ritualist. The victim, simply identified as Faith and a native of Epie speaking area of the state, was reported to have been lured to an hotel along the Biogbolo area of the state capital for a sexual […]

Fire guts 12 Houses belonging to Prostitutes

Two separate fire inci­dents have destroyed property worth millions of naira in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital. Most of the af­fected structures reportedly belonged to some prostitutes. The first incident occurred at Amarata while the sec­ond fire occurred in Ovom, a suburb of the state capital. The houses gutted at Aritalin, Ovom, were all wooden struc­tures and […]

Policeman Killed in Bayelsa State

The Police in Bayelsa say a policeman attached to the state Command died of gunshot wounds following a gun duel with robbers in Yenagoa on New Year day. Mr Asinim Butswat, a DSP, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that a five-man robbery gang had attacked and robbed one Evelyn Patrick at Agudama area […]