Gunmen Attack Police Station, Bank In Bayelsa

  A gang of unknown gunmen yesterday, Saturday, March 12, attacked a police division in Ammassoma, in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area,  Bayelsa State. The suspected armed militants, who came in three speedboats, also attempted to raid the branch of the United Bank for Africa in the area, destroying some of the bank’s Automated Teller Machines in the process. A statement from the Police Public Relations Officer, Bayelsa State Police Command, Yenagoa, DSP Asinim Butswat, confirmed the attack. The statement read, “On March 12, 2016, at about 0035hrs, unknown gunmen…

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