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The Economic and Financial Crime Commission have called on Nigerians to challenge those embezzling public funds and looting national resources.
Rumson Baribote, an All Progressives Congress (APC) House of Assembly aspirant in Bayelsa, has boasted that the party would dislodge the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state in the 2019 general election.
The Speaker Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Mr Konbowei Benson, says the neglect of the Niger Delta region by successive administrations in the country is due to ineffective representation by legislators from the region.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Biriyai Dambo, and the former Deputy Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Chief Ayebaesin Edoghotu-Omoh, have all purchased and submitted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) nomination forms to replace Senator Ben Murray- Bruce in the Senate, in next year’s election
Over 100 aspirants have picked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) nomination forms to contest the State House of Assembly primary elections in Bayelsa State
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken a swipe at the Bayelsa State Government accusing it of cover up over the alleged killing of two APC members by suspected thugs of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Bayelsa State Government yesterday renewed the dusk to dawn curfew it imposed on Twon-Brass following the outbreak of violence which claimed several lives and promised to fish out those involved in the prolonged violence.
The Bayelsa State House of Assembly on Friday passed the Medical University Bill amidst stiff opposition from stakeholders at a public hearing three days earlier.
Iworiso-Markson said the specialised university designed to have multiple campuses was strategically established in a five hundred-bed facility in Yenagoa to train medical professionals in the state.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, yesterday, sent a petition to President Muhammadu Buhari over intimidation and harassment of members by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led administration of Governor Seriake Dickson.
The management of Darlon Security and Guards, has rejected in strong terms a resolution passed by the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, where the company was accused of alleged criminal acts in its operations in swamp areas of the state.
A former Governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva, has predicted that President Muhammad Buhari and the All Progressive Congress (APC) would win the Presidential election in most of the states in Nigeria and majority of the seats in the National Assembly.
Bayelsa State House of Assembly on Monday held a public hearing on the Administration of Criminal Justice Bill 2017, saying that it was always guided by due legislative process in the passage of private and executive bills on the floor of the Assembly.
The Bayelsa State Commissioner for Youth Development, Mr. Otobo Ibarakumo, has resigned his appointment with the Seriake Dickson administration with immediate effect.
The Bayelsa House of Assembly on Friday in Yenagoa passed a resolution barring the Nigeria Police Force and other security agencies in the state from detaining child suspects in adult cells.
The Bayelsa State government has said it would pick the bills of the injured and the burial expenses of the victims of the protest by the women and youths of Amassoma at the Niger Delta University, NDU, Wilberforce Island, in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state.
Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila on Monday insisted the Chinese doctors coming to help in the fight against COVID-19 must first be quarantined for 14 days and comply with all relevant laws in the country.
New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, on Monday said that fines for violating social distancing guidelines would be increased from $500 to $1,000.
The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 10 and Monday, April 13 as public holidays to mark the 2020 Easter Celebration.
The COVID-19 Fund Raising Committee constituted by governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state submitted its interim report on Monday, saying it had raised almost N400m.
The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) has received a donation of $236, 363 from the Government of Japan to support the UNMAS Nigeria in providing critical life-saving humanitarian assistance to civilians and humanitarian actors in the Northeast.
The Senator representing Oyo Central Senatorial District, Senator Teslim Folarin, has urged the Executive Governor of the Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde, to allow his deputy, Engr. Remi Olaniyan, lead the fight against coronavirus.
The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has said that there are now 8,018 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in 50 countries across Africa.
Nigeria will be able to test up to 1000 suspected cases of coronavirus by the end of this week, the NCDC has said.
The government has put Britain into a virtual lockdown, closing pubs, restaurants, and nearly all shops, while banning social gatherings and ordering Britons to stay at home unless it is absolutely essential to venture out.
German tech investor Rocket Internet said on Thursday it had sold its stake in African ecommerce company Jumia, which has seen its shares steadily fall since they listed last April on Wall Street.