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President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, to commission the project of Ibikunle Amosun, outgoing governor of the state.

President Buhari: Governor Amosun has done well for Ogun

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday declared Governor Ibikunle Amosun has done well for himself and Ogun State.

Ex-President Jonathan: Governor Dickson has surpassed expectation in educational development

Former President of Nigeria, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, has saluted the efforts of the Bayelsa State Governor, the Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson in educational development, saying he has surpassed expectations.
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Ex-President Jonathan appointed honorary special adviser

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, Friday appointed former President Goodluck Jonathan as honorary Special Adviser on the Bayelsa Education Trust Fund Board.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Bayelsa guber: Ex-President Jonathan warns against violence

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has declared that Bayelsans would reject any governorship candidate that allows violence during the election.

Governor Dickson: NGF chair should rotate between North, South

The Bayelsa State Governor and Chairman of the South-South Governors Forum, Seriake Dickson, has called on the 36 governors to adopt the principle of rotation of power to pick a new leader for the Nigeria Governors’ Forum.
An Abuja magistrate court has struck out a suit against Jones Abiri, a Bayelsa-based journalist.

Federal government docks journalist on terrorism charges

The Federal Government yesterday arraigned a journalist, Jones Abiri, for alleged economic sabotage and terrorism.
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NBS: Zamfara residents pay highest bus fare

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said residents of Zamfara paid the highest bus fare of N305.00 within city in April, 2019.

Police arrest 25 suspected cultists, kidnappers in Bayelsa

The police in Bayelsa State on Wednesday said tough times awaited kidnappers, cultists, armed robbers and other criminals following a formal launch of a new crime-fighting strategy, Operation Puff Adder (OPA).
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari, ministers in valedictory FEC session today

President Muhammadu Buhari will preside over the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, exactly a week before his inauguration for another four-year tenure.
A 300 level medical student of the Niger Delta University (NDU), Bayelsa State, Uzakah Timi Ebiweni, has committed suicide for failing his exams.

NDU student dives into Amassoma River, drowns

A 300 level medical student of the Niger Delta University (NDU), Bayelsa State, Uzakah Timi Ebiweni, has committed suicide for failing his exams.
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Hajj: Nigeria signs agreement with Max Air, Medview, FlyNas

During an Airlift Signing Agreement held Monday at the head office of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON ), in Abuja, the chairman of the commission, Abdullahi Muhammad, enjoined the approved air carriers to discharge their responsibilities diligently.

Jubilation as police arrests Don Wanny’s gang member in Owerri

There was jubilation in Owerri, the Imo State capital, on Sunday following the arrest of a suspected deadly kidnapper and armed robber, Nzube Anagwu, popularly known as Italian.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Bayelsa guber: Ijaw elders warn against electoral violence

Ahead of the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State, the Ijaw Elders Forum (IEF) and other stakeholders have warned against electoral violence.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Bayelsa government commends INEC for shifting governorship election date

The Bayelsa State government has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for shifting the date for the governorship election in the state.
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APC cautions oil firms against Governor Dickson’s campaign

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Thursday cautioned international oil companies (IOCs) against cancelling oil pipeline surveillance contracts handled by members of the party due to Governor Seriake Dickson’s campaign that oil pipeline surveillance contractors were responsible for insecurity in the state.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC shifts Bayelsa, Kogi governorship polls to November 16

The Independent National Electoral Commission has postponed the governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states, earlier fixed for November 2 by two weeks.
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APC: Governor Dickson’s attack on oil companies political

The Bayelsa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has described environmental campaign, ‘Rise for Bayelsa’, and verbal attacks launched against activities of international oil companies by Governor Seriake Dickson as politically motivated.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC moves Kogi, Bayelsa governorship polls to November 16

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has shifted the Bayelsa and Kogi state governorship elections.

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Boko Haram kills 25 soldiers, civilians in an ambush in Borno

Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this week.
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PDP congratulates Zamfara governor-elect, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday congratulated the Zamfara State governor-elect, Bello Matawalle, and all federal and state legislators-elect on their victory in the 2019 general elections.