The Central Naval Command, (CNC) Yenagoa, on Saturday said it seized a vessel laden with 600,000 litres of suspected illegally refined automotive gas oil also known as diesel.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a 13-member Governing Council and 10-member Board of Trustees (BOT), for the clean-up of Ogoniland in Rivers.
The Bayelsa state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed a report suggesting that President Muhammadu Buhari has abandoned Bayelsans in the scheme of things, concerning the omission noticed on the recent ambassadorial nominee list.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Bayelsa says it has destroyed more than 400 illegal mini refineries operated by oil thieves in state.
"I have just received the sad and unfortunate news of the death of two military personnel attached to Setraco Nigeria Limited, and the kidnap of an expatriate working at the Ogbia – Nembe road project in Bayelsa State, following an unprovoked attack by unknown gunmen. One civilian member of staff of the company sustains injuries during the attack.
Three people were killed and several wounded when an oil pipeline belonging to Italy''s ENI exploded during repair works in Nigeria''s southern Delta region, an environmental group said on Tuesday.
The Nigerian Police says the abductor of Bayelsa teenager Ese Oruru and all other actors in the abduction saga will be brought to justice.