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Newly sworn in Governor of Bayelsa, Sen. Douye Diri, has urged the state House of Assembly to expedite passage of the 2020 Appropriation Bill he would soon present for consideration.

Bayelsa Assembly approves N2.9 billion for vehicle purchase for governor, others

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has approved a request from Governor Douye Diri for a N2.9bn loan “to buy operational vehicles for the governor, deputy governor and other top government functionaries.”

Bayelsa assembly gets new speaker

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has elected a new Speaker, Abraham Ngobere, who represents Brass Constituency 3.

KOWA Party faults INEC deregistration

The deregistration of 74 political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission amounted to “political assassination”, KOWA Party said on Friday.

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.
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).
Code of Conduct Tribunal Sitting in Abuja

CCT: Ex-Senator, ex-Bayelsa speaker, others, arraigned before tribunal

Ex-Senator Emmanuel Onwe from Ebonyi State, a former Speaker of Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Friday Kombowei and four others have been charged before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in Abuja on charges of breach of code of conduct for public officers.

INEC presents certificates of return to Bayelsa governor-elect, APC lawmaker-elect

Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defeated 44 candidates including the Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Douye Diri, to win a keenly contested election.
The Speaker of the Bayelsa House of Assembly, Monday-Bubou Edwin Obolo and the Executive Chairman of Southern Ijaw LGA, Chief (Hon) Kia Ebidoughebofa Nigeria have denied media reports alleging that both of them have defected to the All Progreesives Congress, APC ahead of the State’s 16 November governorship poll.

Bayelsa guber: Speaker, council chair deny claims of defection to APC

The Speaker of the Bayelsa House of Assembly, Monday-Bubou Edwin Obolo and the Executive Chairman of Southern Ijaw LGA, Chief (Hon) Kia Ebidoughebofa Nigeria have denied media reports alleging that both of them have defected to the All Progreesives Congress, APC ahead of the State’s 16 November governorship poll.
Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Bayelsa guber: Adams Oshiomhole, Ovie Omo-Agege, Timi Sylva, others taunt Governor Dickson at APC...

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has advised Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State to approach the forthcoming November 16 governorship election in the state with a sense of decency.
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 candidate promises rapid development

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief David Lyon, has promised to work for the rapid economic development of Bayelsa State by reviving the gas turbine in Kolo Creek to ensure adequate power supply in the state within 12 months into office.

DSS quizzes Bayelsa activist on assembly crisis

The Department of State Services (DSS) has summoned and quizzed a lawyer and activist, Aluzu Augustine, following the crisis rocking the state House of Assembly.
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Plan to rig Bayelsa poll will fail – APC chieftain

Yekini Nabena, All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain and Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling party, has alleged plot by Governor Seriake Dickson to rig the forthcoming gubernatorial poll in Bayelsa State, declaring however that plan will fail.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: APC chieftain raises alarm over violence

The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Yekini Nabena, has raised the alarm over what he called the rising politically-motivated violence in Bayelsa State, ahead of the November 16 governorship election.

Confusion over Bayelsa assembly speaker’s removal

There were gunshots on Monday at the Bayelsa State House of Assembly in the battle between supporters of Tonye Isenah and Monday Obolo who both claimed to be the Speaker of the Assembly.
The plot to impeach the Speaker of the Bayelsa Assembly, Tonye Emmanuel Isenah, has thickened following his refusal to step down against the directive of Governor Seriake Dickson and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders.

Bayelsa speaker impeached

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly was on Monday invaded by hoodlums and started shooting indiscriminately.

Commotion as Bayelsa assembly impeaches speaker

There was commotion at the Bayelsa State House of Assembly on Monday as the embattled Speaker, Emmanuel Isenah, was controversially impeached.

Bayelsa speaker resigns as new leader emerges Monday

The Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Tonye Isenah, may have resigned from his position going by unfolding developments towards the November governorship election in the state.
The plot to impeach the Speaker of the Bayelsa Assembly, Tonye Emmanuel Isenah, has thickened following his refusal to step down against the directive of Governor Seriake Dickson and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders.

Bayelsa Speaker bows to pressure to resign

The Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Tonye Isenah has finally bowed to pressures mounted by the leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state for him to resign for a new Speaker to emerge from Southern Ijaw Local Government Area.

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Governor Obaseki’s MEGA manifesto will address post-coronavirus economic shocks in Edo – spokesman

As leaders across the globe grapple with the economic realities occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) and rejig policies to assuage its impact, Special Adviser to Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie, has assured that a renewed mandate for Governor Godwin Obaseki will bolster the state’s economy to tackle the vagaries of the post-COVID-19 era.

Gombe moves to address dearth of agric extension workers

The Gombe State government says it has taken steps to address the inadequate agricultural extension workers to serve the farming population in the state.
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Police nab three over alleged culpable homicide, two for kidnapping in Niger

The Police Command in Niger has arrested three suspects over alleged culpable homicide in Chanchaga Local Government Area of the state.
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Federal High Court chief judge recovers from coronavirus

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Justice John Tsoho, and members of his immediate family have tested negative for coronavirus otherwise known as COVID-19.
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Nigerian Air Force to establish base in Gombe

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, says arrangements have been concluded by the Nigerian Air Force to establish an operational base in Gombe State.