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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

Bayelsa government spends N79.7 million on corps members

The Bayelsa State government says it spent N79.7m on corps members serving in the state in the last four months.

Governor Dickson: We repaid N104 billion inherited bond from Timipre Sylva administration

The Governor Seriake Dickson-led Bayelsa State Government on Friday said it has completely repaid the N104 billion bond loan inherited from the Timipre Sylva administration.

Bayelsa launches new Yenagoa city project

The Bayelsa State government will launch a new Yenagoa City project to control development at the capital city on August 7.

Ministerial screening: Timi Sylva a loanee from PDP – Senator Abaribe

The Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, on Thursday, described former Governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva, as a “loanee” from the Peoples Democratic Party in the light of his ministerial nomination by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa government employs fresh 904 workers

Bayelsa State government said it has formalised the employment of 904 casual staff in the various ministries, departments and agencies in the state.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Governor Dickson, ANA to immortalise Gabriel Okara

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson and the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) have promised to build and name more projects after the late literary icon, Pa. Gabriel Okara.

Bayelsa bars casualisation of staff, absorbs 838

The Bayelsa Government on Thursday said it had outlawed engagement of casual staff in its workforce and would absorb the 838 casual workers currently in it’s service.
Bayelsa Commissioner for Information, Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson,

Commissioner: Bayelsa remains least indebted in South-South

The Bayelsa State Government on Tuesday said the state remained the least indebted among other states in the South-South geopolitical zone.

Bayelsa accuses federal government of manipulating excess crude account

Bayelsa State Government on Tuesday accused the Federal Government of manipulating the Excess Crude Account, saying it had led dwindling allocations to the state.
John Sentamu

Archbishop Sentamu: Nigeria lacks will to address devastation in Niger Delta

Chairman of the Bayelsa State Oil and Environmental Commission (BSOEC) and Archbishop of York, Dr. John Sentamu, has decried lack of political will by the Nigerian government to address environmental devastation in the Niger Delta region.

Bayelsa generates N1.15 billion IGR in April

Bayelsa State Government said it generated N1.15 billion from internal sources in April 2019.
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.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

INEC to prosecute electoral offenders

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is considering a proposal from the Bayelsa state Government for a shift of the Nov. 2 Governorship Election.
Silverbird Group will soon unveil some young beautiful women with potential that will promote the image of Nigeria positively within and outside the country.

Silverbird Group set to hold 2019 edition of MBGN pageant

Silverbird Group will soon unveil some young beautiful women with potential that will promote the image of Nigeria positively within and outside the country.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa government buries victims of electoral violence

The Bayelsa State Government on Friday buried the late Government House photographer, Reginald Dei and Ward Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Seidougha Taribi, who were reportedly killed by soldiers during the last elections in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Ex-President Jonathan: Peaceful elections will bring meaningful development to Africa

Nigeria’s Former President and Chairman of the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, says peace and development can only be achieved in Africa when democracy is given a humanitarian face.

Bayelsa: Maritime criminality biggest threat in state

The Bayelsa State government has stated that maritime criminality, specifically high sea robbery, is the biggest threat to socio-economic development in the state.

Bayelsa government gives automatic employment to 107 PhD, 200 MSc holders

The Bayelsa State government has offered automatic employment to 107 PhD holders as well as 200 MSc degree holders who have concluded their doctoral and masters degree programmes in various universities across the world.

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Nasarawa governor signs 400 certificates of occupancy in three months

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The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.

Kogi guber: US-based doctor emerges AA candidate

The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.
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Emmanuel Macron, Donald Trump break the ice with surprise pre-G7 lunch

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New cabinet and imperative of delivering on mandates

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Vincent Kompany injured as Anderlecht lose again

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