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Bayelsa government buries victims of electoral violence

The Bayelsa State Government on Friday buried the late Government House photographer, Reginald Dei and Ward Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Seidougha Taribi, who were reportedly killed by soldiers during the last elections in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state.

Bayelsa elections: PDP urges General Buratai to probe military role in electoral violence

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State, has appealed to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, to investigate the alleged role of the military in the violence that occurred in the state during the last general elections.

Bayelsa elections: PDP vows to recover stolen mandate

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State has vowed to challenge all the results of the 2019 general elections declared in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the tribunal.
A man gets his thumb marked to indicate he has voted at one of the polling unit in Lagos on March 9, 2019. – Nigerians are voting for a second time in a fortnight in governorship and state assembly elections, with heightened concerns from observers of violence and an increased military presence. Elections for governors are being held in 29 of Nigeria’s 36 states, for all state assemblies, plus the administrative councils in the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP)

Bayelsa elections: APC, PDP at loggerheads over assembly results

The All Progressive Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are at logger-heads over the House of Assembly results in Nembe Constituency 2 and 3 in Opu Nembe (Nembe-Bassambiri) in Nembe Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
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Bayelsa elections: APC, PDP in war of words

The All Progressive Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa are trading blames over electoral malpractices in Saturday’s State Assembly Polls.

Bayelsa elections: Security agencies, INEC colluding with APC to produce fake results – Governor Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has accused the Military and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials of colluding with a former governor of the state to churn out fake results in the state House of Assembly election.

Edwin Clark begs federal government to withdraw military from election duties

Niger Delta leader and elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, on Wednesday appealed to the Federal Government to withdraw the military from all election duties.

Elections: APC, PDP sign pact to ensure peace in Bayelsa

Stakeholders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bassambiri, Nembe Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, have signed peace pact to ensure violence-free election in the area on Saturday.

PDP demands redeployment of soldiers in troubled Bayelsa communities

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa yesterday called for the replacement and redeployment of a new set of military officers to the troubled Nembe and Brass Local Government Areas (LGAs), alleging that those who were on duty during the February 23 elections had already been compromised.

PDP candidates insist no election held in Bayelsa wards

Candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just-concluded Presidential and National Assembly election in Bayelsa State at the weekend insisted that no election held in the seven wards of Nembe-Bassambiri, Nembe Local Government Area of the state.

CSOs protest in Bayelsa, demand fresh election

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Bayelsa State have held a peaceful protest in Yenagoa, the state capital demanding fresh presidential and National Assembly elections in some wards in Nembe and Southern Ijaw local government areas.

Elections: Five injured, two hospitalised as violence erupts in Bayelsa

Violence erupted at Nembe-Bassambiri Community in Nembe Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, leaving five persons injured and two others hospitalised.

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2020 Budget: Federal government maintains benchmark in spite increase in oil price

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NLC, TUC call for immediate lifting of 56-year US economic embargo on Cuba

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), the Cuban Ambassador to Nigeria, Carlos Sosa, and other civil society and women groups on Monday demanded the immediate lifting of the 56-year old American economic embargo, placed on the Republic of Cuba.