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Bayelsa Assembly suspends Governor Dickson’s in-law over illegal contracts

Bayelsa State House Assembly has passed a three-point resolution ordering the suspension of Mr Walton Liverpool as the Executive Secretary of the State Universal Basic Education Board for illegal award of contracts.
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PDP, APC bicker over Bayelsa council poll

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have resumed their bickering ahead of the Bayelsa State local council election scheduled for August 10.

Bayelsa lawmakers under fire over leadership composition

The recent composition of the leadership of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly has come under criticism from the governorship campaign outfit of the immediate past Minister of State for Agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, which described it as unequal and unfair.

Senator Lokpobiri: Bayelsa Assembly leadership unequal, unfair

The governorship campaign outfit of the immediate past Minister of State for Agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, on Friday faulted the composition of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly leadership describing it as unequal and unfair.

Bayelsa Assembly elects new speaker

Mr Isenah, member representing Kolokuma/Opokuma State Constituency 1, is a second-term legislator, and a former chief whip of the House.

Governor Dickson accepts resignation of electoral commission chair

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has accepted the resignation of the Chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission (BYSIEC), Dr. Perekeme Bertola, ahead of the August 10, 2019 local government election in the state.

CCT trial: APC lawmaker after me – Bayelsa speaker

The Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Hon Friday Konbowei Benson, and the only All Progressive Congress (APC) lawmaker in the House, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli, are locked in a war of words over the planned arraignment of Benson by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on May 22 over allegations bordering on abuse of office.
Code of Conduct Tribunal Sitting in Abuja

CCT: Bayelsa speaker, clerk, three others to be prosecuted

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) says the Speaker of the Bayelsa House of Assembly, Kombowei Benson, and four other serving and former staff of the assembly will be arraigned in the court on May 22.
NESTOR BINABO

Ex-speaker urges Governor Dickson to stop pension for governor, deputy

A former Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Chief Nestor Binabo, has appealed to Governor Seriake Dickson to halt ongoing payment of monthly pensions for former governors and their deputies in the state.

Governor Dickson: Why I can’t sign Bayelsa lawmakers life pension bill

The Governor òf Bayelsa State, the Honorable Henry Seriake Dickson, has declined assent to the bill seeking pension for former lawmakers from Bayelsa State as proposed and passed by the Assembly

SERAP tells Governor Dickson to reject life pension for Bayelsa lawmakers

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State to reject life pension for lawmakers in the state.
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APC kicks as Bayelsa Assembly approves life pension for all lawmakers

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State has kicked against the approval of life pension for the state lawmakers by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP-dominated State House of Assembly.

Bayelsa government approves life pension for lawmakers

Bayelsa State House of Assembly has approved monthly pensions to speakers, deputy speakers and other members of the Assembly.
A major landslide has destroyed 10 houses in Odi community, Kolokuma-Opokuma Area Council of Bayelsa, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Landslide destroys 10 houses in Bayelsa

A major landslide has destroyed 10 houses in Odi community, Kolokuma-Opokuma Area Council of Bayelsa, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court compels INEC to include Bayelsa units in supplementary poll

The Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to include omitted units in supplementary election scheduled on Saturday for Brass Constituency 1.

Bayelsa elections: INEC declares result for 21 assembly seats

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced the results for 21 out of 24 Bayelsa State House of Assembly seats contested for in last weekend’s election.

Bayelsa elections: INEC to conduct supplementary poll in three constituencies

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday announced that it would conduct a supplementary election in the three constituencies that elections were declared inconclusive in Saturday’s state house of assembly election in Bayelsa.

INEC to conduct supplementary poll in three Bayelsa constituencies

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday announced that it would conduct a supplementary election in the three constituencies that elections were declared inconclusive in Saturday’s state house of assembly election in Bayelsa.

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