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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.
Israel Sunny-Goli

Bayelsa APC lawmaker drags assembly speaker before ICPC

There was disquiet in the Bayelsa State House of Assembly as the only All Progressive Congress (APC) member in the House, Hon. Israel Sunny-Goli (Brass constituency 1), has dragged the Speaker and three others before Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) over his unpaid allowances and money due him as a lawmaker since June 2015.
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2019: Ben Bruce’s kinsmen dump PDP for APC

Senator Ben Murray Bruce’s Akassa kinsmen have vowed to reject the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), preferring to vote for the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 16, Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency contest.
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2019: APC warns against violent campaigns in Bayelsa

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has warned against violent campaigns ahead the 2019 general elections in Bayelsa State.

APC tackles Bayelsa assembly on police postings

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State has dismissed as “deliberate and unnecessary insult,” a resolution by the state House of Assembly criticising the recent postings of Commissioners of Police to the state, saying the assembly has become a gathering of liveried footmen for the state Governor, Seriake Dickson.

Bayelsa lawmakers oppose incessant deployment of police officers

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has called on the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to stop further deployment of police commissioners to the state in order not to raise unnecessary tension.

PDP aspirant, over 200 members dump party for APDA over alleged imposition

Over 200 members of the Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, including an aspirant from Ogbia, former president Goodluck Jonathan’s Local Government Area, LGA, have defected to the Advanced Peoples Democratic Party Alliance, APDA.

Flood: PDP moves Bayelsa Assembly primaries to Yenagoa

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bayelsa State Chapter, has moved its statewide state assembly primaries to Yenagoa due to the flood that submerged over 80 per cent of the communities across the state.

Bayelsa PDP primaries: We’ll resist rigging of primaries – aspirants

Some concerned aspirants, under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, Bayelsa State, have warned the party leadership against imposition and rigging in the primary elections slated for Tuesday and Wednesday, insisting that they will resist such development.
Timipre Sylva

2019: Bayelsans’ll queue behind Muhammadu Buhari – Timipre Sylva

A former governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva, has boasted that the people of the state would vote massively for President Mohammadu Buhari in the 2019 elections.
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APC primary: Muhammadu Buhari secures 210,201 votes in Bayelsa

President Muhammadu Buhari got 210,201 votes in the Presidential primary election of the All Progressives Congress held in Bayelsa State on Saturday.

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Yobe governor closes boundaries, urges traders not to hike food prices

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has ordered the closure of the state’s boundaries from Tuesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said the federal government will provide relief materials for residents of Lagos and Abuja whom he ordered to stay-at-home as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Nigeria to provide ‘relief materials’ for residents in Abuja, Lagos

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has donated 17 items to support the isolation centre at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada to combat Coronavirus in the country.

NNPC hands over medical equipment to UniAbuja teaching hospital

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has donated medical equipment meant to help combat the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country to the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital in Gwagwalada, the Federal Capital Territory.