Gunmen kill chairman of Waterways Security in Bayelsa

Gunmen have killed the chairman of Bayelsa State Waterway Security (West District) Gen. Frank Seide.   It was gathered that the deceased popularly known as General Frank, was shot dead by some gunmen in his hometown, Bilabiri community, in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State on Thursday night, April 1.   It is not clear if his death is related to the reported killings in the community over security contract.     Vanguard reports that four persons have reportedly died in Bilabiri Community in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State following…

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Man who abducted teenage girl, Ese Oruru, from Bayelsa and took her to Kano where he forcefully married and impregnated her, sentenced to 26 years imprisonment

Justice Jane Inyang of the Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has sentenced Yinusa Dalhiru to 26 years imprisonment for abducting then 14-year-old teenage girl, Ese Oruru, from her home in Bayelsa state to Kano state where he got married to her and impregnated her.     Ese made news in 2015 after the story of her abduction by Yinusa was widely reported. Yinusa had met the 14 -year-old Ese at her mother’s shop where he and his peers go to buy food. He abducted and took her to Kano on August 12th, 2015 where…

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