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The House of Representatives has passed for a second reading, an electoral act amendment, which seeks to bar electoral officers from engaging in partisan politics within five years of retirement, resignation and official relief of duties.
Bayelsa guber: Supreme Court dismisses Timi Alaibe’s appeal challenging Governor Duoye Diri’s candidacy
The Supreme Court has dismissed Timi Alaibe’s appeal challenging the candidacy of Duoye Diri as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 2019 election in Bayelsa State.
The US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, has inaugurated a state-of-the-art public health Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
The Bayelsa government says it will enforce the compulsory use of face masks in public places as spelt out in the Executive Order signed by Gov Douye Diri.
According to Mr Ikechukwu Ani, the Head, Press and Public Relations at PSC, the promotions “were one of the highpoints of the 8th Plenary Meeting of the Commission which spanned a period of three weeks and ended on Wednesday, July 1st, 2020. It was presided over by the PSC Chairman, Musiliu Smith, a retired Inspector General of Police.”
The yet to be identified man accused of defiling an 8-year old being carried by cops to the Police Command, Yenagoa.
The National Industrial Court, Yenagoa Judicial Division, has ordered the authorities of Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State, to reinstate four professors who were demoted by the institution.
Ijaw National Leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has endorsed the immediate past governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Henry Seriake Dickson, for the vacant Bayelsa West Senatorial District.
The Bayelsa State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has congratulated His Excellency, Chief David Lyon, on his well deserved appointment into the APC caretaker Committee/Extra ordinary convention planning Committee as Vice Chairman, South South Zone.
Members of the National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has denied sponsoring any media publication to castigate and malign the person of Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike over the ongoing reconciliation of party members in Edo State.
The governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, has been appointed by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as Chairman, electoral committee for Edo State 2020 gubernatorial primary election.
The Bayelsa State Task Force on Covid-19, says the State has recorded 42 new cases of Covid-19 in three days, another 6 deaths and 1 discharged within the same period.
The Kogi State Government has dragged an online journalist Saint Meinpamo before a Federal High Court sitting in Yenegoa, the Bayelsa State capital. The journalist is facing trial over a publication that the government built a fallen Covid-19 Isolation Centre for N7 billion.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate release of N19.67 billion to ramp up efforts in completing sections I-IV of the East-West Road project by 2021.
Bayelsa State Governor Douye Diri has said his administration would sustain the developmental efforts of his predecessor, Seriake Dickson.
The National Assembly Service Commission has approved the retirement of all its staff who have reached 60 years or put in thirty-five years of service in accordance with the civil service rule.
The Senate Wednesday passed a bill seeking to establish the City University of Technology, Auchi, Edo State.
Gender activists under the auspices of the Movement Against Rape and Sexual Violence visited the House of Representatives on Wednesday to seek action against rape and other sexual crimes.
A former executive director at the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Ezekiel Agaba, was guilty of laundering N1.5 billion belonging to the agency, a Lagos Division of the Federal High Court ruled on Wednesday.
The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, uncovered the numerous spendings by the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from February to May 2020.
Legal luminary and the founder of Afe Babalola University, Chief Afe Babalola, said on Tuesday that cancellation of the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination by the Nigerian authorities was capable of breeding frustration and promoting criminality among the 1.5 million who registered for it.
The Oniru of Iruland, Oba Gbolahan Lawal Abisogun II, has warned against plans by faceless individuals to cause breach of peace under the pretext of staging a protest in Iruland, Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos.
Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman says he has more tools in his toolbox after retaining his title with a unanimous decision victory over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251 in Abu Dhabi in the early hours of Sunday.
The Oyo State Police Command has denied that men of the command were responsible for the killing of Biola Ebila, the alleged gang leader of the ‘One Million Boys’ in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
The suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, may be facing fresh cases of alleged re-looting of funds recovered by the commission as well as bribery.