The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that Bayelsa government had dragged SPDC to court over failure of the oil firm to pay ‘development levies’.
The News Agency of Nigeria learnt that the cows were impounded around the Bayelsa Palm Estate in the state capital.
Chief Ayibaina Duba, Commissioner for Information, Orientation and Strategy, announced the development in a statement issued in Yenagoa on Friday.
Lumumba Okugbawa, General-Secretary of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, said this in a telephone conversation with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
David Bazigha, Chairman, Community Development Committee for Bilabiri 1 coastline settlement, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Yenagoa on Saturday.
Governor Douye Diri’s announcement was contained in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Alabrah, on Thursday in Yenagoa.
Ann Iyonu, Executive Director, Goodluck Jonathan Foundation, announced this at a news conference in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State on Friday.
The Chairperson of the NWFL, Aisha Falode, confirmed this on Monday.
The banker was jailed on January 11, 2021 after four years of diligent prosecution by the Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
Ayiba Duba, Commissioner for Information, Orientation and Strategy, revealed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Yenagoa.
Asinim Butswat, a Superintendent of Police and spokesman of the Command, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria in Yenagoa.
He gave the directive on December 18 at the Police Officers Mess in Yenagoa during the end of year gathering of senior police officers.
Alagoa made the remarks, on Monday, during the 2nd Edition of the FMC’s End of Year lectures, organised by the management in Yenagoa.
The governor said the commission was able to do that through free, fair, peaceful and credible conduct of the election.
Presenting a breakdown of the figures for the three months in Yenagoa, the Commissioner for Finance, Maxwell Ebibai, disclosed that the state received a gross inflow of N12.8 billion for August.
The Deputy Governor, who made the call on Friday at a meeting with all councilors from the eight local government areas in Yenagoa, condemned their recent protest against government over car allowance and other welfare issues.
Briefing newsmen at the state headquarters of the INEC in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State on Friday, Omoregbe said modalities for the election are 80 per cent ready.
The deceased, simply identified as Mike, was said to have been arrested on Monday by the task force over an allegation that he did not have a unified sticker.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Councillor was attacked by gunmen along Opolo, while returning from a Peoples Democratic Party Ward Congress on Saturday night.
In a statement in Yenagoa, Police Public Relations Officer, SP Asinim Butswat, said the suspects were arrested on Sunday.