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Ijaw youths reopen PHEDC office in Yenagoa

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), Central Zone, has reopened the premises of the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) on the condition that they keep power supply to Bayelsans for at least 12 hours daily.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa kicks as court cedes Soku oil wells to Rivers

There was jubilation in Port Harcourt and grumbling in Yenagoa on Monday, following the judgment which ceded the Soku Oil Wells/fields to Rivers State.
The Bayelsa State government has presented the sum of N1m cash to national chess prodigy, Deborah Quickpen, to participate in the Africa Youth Chess Championship currently taking place in Windhoek, Namibia.

Chess whizz-kid gets N1 million cash from Bayelsa government

The Bayelsa State government has presented the sum of N1m cash to national chess prodigy, Deborah Quickpen, to participate in the Africa Youth Chess Championship currently taking place in Windhoek, Namibia.
Bayelsa Commissioner for Information, Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson,

Bayelsa government denies taking up new state loans

Commissioner for Information Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson, who stated this in a statement in reaction to remarks credited to Governor-elect David Lyon, who raised alarm over supposed last minute financial transactions of the Governor Henry Seriake Dickson government. Iworiso-Markson said that the government had not taken any major loan in over two and a half years.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Nembe indigenes drag Bayelsa government to court over commission of inquiry

Three indigenes of Nembe in Nembe Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have dragged the Bayelsa State Government to Court over its decision to set up a Commission of Inquiry into the violence and killings in Nembe on November 13 during a botched campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has insisted that there is no plan to divest the Federal Government’s stakes in joint venture oil assets.

Bayelsa election: How Seriake Dickson gave APC victory – Timipre Sylva

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, has thanked Gov. Serike Dickson of Bayelsa for making it easier for the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its governorship candidate, David Lyon, to win the Nov. 16 election.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson calls for cancellation of election in Nembe, Southern Ijaw

Governor Seriake Dickson has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to cancel the election in parts of the state where the exercise was characterised by brigandage, hijacking of electoral materials and personnel.

N16.4 million fraud: Court clears former police chief Sunday Ehindero

Justice Silvanus Oriji of the FCT High Court, Apo, on Tuesday discharged former Inspector-General of Police, Sunday Ehindero, and Commissioner of Police budget, John Obaniyi, of N16.4 million fraud charge.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC urges federal government to withhold Bayelsa’s N7 billion VAT refund

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has appealed to the Federal Government to withhold a N7billion Value Added Tax (VAT) refund to the Bayelsa State Government for people’s sake.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC warns against releasing N7 billion VAT refund to Bayelsa government

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has cautioned the Federal Government against plans to release N7 billion in VAT refund to the Bayelsa State Government, claiming that the state will deploy the fund into buying votes for the November 16 governorship election.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC chieftain urges EFCC, NFIU to freeze Bayelsa government accounts

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, has pleaded with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) to immediately investigate and freeze Bayelsa State Government bank accounts over the alleged illegal withdrawal and diversion of N17.5 billion.

World Teachers Day: Bayelsa NUT bemoans neglect of teachers’ welfare

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Bayelsa chapter, on Saturday bemoaned the neglect of teachers’ welfare and education by the Bayelsa government.

Bayelsa government partners private sector on IT solutions

To promote the knowledge of Information Technology among young people in Bayelsa, the state government has partnered with the private sector in organising a hackathon, a tech event, where coders and programmers work in teams to provide solutions for problems using technology.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: APC’ll shock PDP – lawmaker

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would receive the greatest shocker of its life by losing the November 16 governorship election says All Progressive Congress (APC) House of Representatives member, representing Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli.

Delta, Bayelsa communities fear extinction over ocean surge

Agge straddles Delta and Bayelsa states in Burutu and Ekeremor Local Government Areas. The community, which hosts a deep seaport, is rapidly being eaten by the Atlantic Ocean, writes Okungbowa Aiwerie, Asaba
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.

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