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GAS FLARING: We can’t sleep, our homes cracking, Bayelsa villagers cry out

POLAKU – RESIDENTS of Polaku community, a confluence settlement between Taylor Creek and River Nun in Gbarain clan, Yenagoa Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, have expressed alarm that they could no longer sleep happily at night, while their homes were coming apart due to continuous gas flaring at the nearby Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC Integrated Gbarian/Ubie Gas gathering facility.

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Bayelsa new CP warns officers against corruption, human rights abuses

The Commissioner of Police, Bayelsa State Command, Mr. Austin Iwar, has warned criminals in the state that the command under his leadership would not tolerate criminality.  Iwar, who gave the warning during his maiden press briefing and decoration of 36 newly promoted officers at the Police Officers Mess in Yenagoa yesterday, said as part of improving the security situation in the state, the police would embrace community policing.

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