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In 2016 while inspecting ongoing projects in the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike said his administration had built over 200 roads and bridges in the state.

Governor Wike asks Adams Oshiomhole to resign for failing to stop Governor Diri’s inauguration

Governor Nyesom Wike has asked embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole to resign over his failure to stop swearing of Sen Douye Diri as Bayelsa state Governor.
Senator Douye Diri, Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP’s) candidate for the Bayelsa governorship election, on Saturday, described the electoral process as “smooth and peaceful”.

Senator Diri: I will reconcile Bayelsans

Senator Douye Diri, governor-elect of Bayelsa State has promised to work toward enhancing the unity of Bayelsans through the reconciliation of various segments of the fragmented state with aim to foster development in the state.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: PDP’s candidate cannot be sworn in as Bayelsa governor

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Douye Diri, cannot be sworn in on Friday as Bayelsa Governor because he did not meet the requirements of the Supreme Court.

Bayelsa guber: Supreme Court judgement victory for democracy – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described Thursday’s nullification of the election of David Lyon as Bayelsa state governor-elect, as victory for democracy.

Bayelsa guber: We’re yet to get supreme court order – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared its readiness to act on the Supreme Court judgement sacking Bayelsa State Governor-elect, David Lyon, and his deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo, but cannot do so now.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon, sends his heartfelt thanks to party members for their overwhelming support for his candidature during the primary election on September 4 in Yenagoa

Bayelsa guber: APC congratulates David Lyon over Supreme Court victory

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has expressed happiness over the Supreme Court judgement dismissing the case filed by Heineken Lokpobiri affirming David Lyon as the valid candidate of the party in Bayelsa State governorship poll.=
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has urged supporters of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and electorate to shun violence and exhibit high sense of maturity during and after Saturday’s rerun election in the state.

Governor Tambuwal takes over from Seriake Dickson as PDP Governors’ Forum chairman

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Governors forum, has appointed Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto State Governor, as its new chairman.

Bayelsa outgoing governor offers automatic employment to 104 first class graduands

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has offered automatic employment to 104 First Class graduates of the state-owned Niger Delta University, Amassoma in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area.

Governor Dickson: I’m leaving behind very big shoes for my successor

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon Seriake Dickson says he will be leaving behind very big shoes for his successor after eight years of sustained efforts to develop the state.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Governor Tambuwal, Ishaku, Ortom battle for PDP governors’ forum chairmanship

With the tenure of the Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, ending soon, together with his chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum, the battle to succeed him has begun to gain momentum. At least three governors from the North are gearing up to contest the position, when it becomes vacant. The occupant is expected to be a critical factor in the next presidential election in 2023.
Yekini Nabena

APC hails court ruling dismissing Senator Lokpobiri’s case against David Lyon

Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Mr. Yekini Nabena, has hailed the Court of Appeal ruling which struck out the case of a former Minister of State for Agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, challenging the candidacy of the Bayelsa State Governor-elect, Chief David Lyon.
In 2016 while inspecting ongoing projects in the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike said his administration had built over 200 roads and bridges in the state.

Governor Wike: Seriake Dickson colluded with APC to lose Bayelsa

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday, alleged that out-going Bayelsa State governor, Mr Seriake Dickson, colluded with the All Progressives Congress, APC, to lose the November 16, 2019, governorship election in Bayalsa, so that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will not arrest him when he leaves government.
In line with his abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public schools, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has released funds for the running of the schools for the 2019/2020 academic session and vowed to sack any school heads caught collecting fees and levies.

Governor Wike fires Seriake Dickson over Soku oil wells

Governor Nyesom Wike has insisted that the Soku oil wells belong to Rivers State in line with a Supreme Court judgment as he disagreed with his Bayelsa State counterpart Seriake Dickson, who said ownership of the oil fields was yet to be determined.

Bayelsa governor signs bills granting financial autonomy to state assembly

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has signed into law the State House of Assembly Service financial autonomy bill and the Legislative Funds Management ( Amendment) bill.
In 2016 while inspecting ongoing projects in the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike said his administration had built over 200 roads and bridges in the state.

Ijaw demand Rivers governor’s apology over threat to remove Kalabari monarch

The Ijaw Elders Forum (IEF), Lagos State chapter, in collaboration with other concerned groups has demanded an unreserved apology from the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesome Wike, for threatening to remove the Amayanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, over the visit of Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson to the monarch.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike addressing the meeting with Kalabari Ethnic Nationality at the Government House Port Harcourt on Wednesday.

Rivers governor threatens to sack traditional ruler over ‘romance’ with Bayelsa governor

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has called on on leaders of Kalabari ethnic group inn the State to prevail on the Amanyanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, not to allow himself to be used by external forces to create disunity in the State.

Governor Dickson warns against politicizing Bayelsa civil service

Speaking while inaugurating the new Head of Service, Mrs. Biobelemoye Charles-Onyeama, in Government House, Yenagoa, the governor in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Fidelis Soriwei, said he had laid a foundation for a professional civil service.
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).

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