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Former Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke, has given ‘real reasons’ the late governor of Bayelsa State, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, who was convicted for corruption, was pardoned by the Federal Government, six years ago.
Kinsmen of former Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Chief Timi Alaibe, in Kolokuma-Opokuma at the weekend endorsed Senator Douye Diri for the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the party’s September 3 primaries.
Governor Henry Seriake Dickson would on Monday August 19 inaugurate a campaign committee nicknamed Restoration Governorship election Primary Committee says the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr Daniel Iworiso- Markson.
General Abdulsalami, ex-Presidents Obasanjo, Jonathan to grace Governor Dickson’s mother memorial launch
Former Head of State Abdulsalami Abubakar and former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan are set to grace the launch of the Cancer Centre of Mrs Goldcoast Dickson, the late mother of Bayelsa State Governor Henry Seriake Dickson.
Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri, former Minister of State for Agriculture, on Tuesday congratulated Chief Timipre Sylva on his ministerial nomination to represent Bayelsa in the Federal Execution Council.
Bayelsa State House Assembly has passed a three-point resolution ordering the suspension of Mr Walton Liverpool as the Executive Secretary of the State Universal Basic Education Board for illegal award of contracts.
The recent composition of the leadership of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly has come under criticism from the governorship campaign outfit of the immediate past Minister of State for Agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, which described it as unequal and unfair.
The governorship campaign outfit of the immediate past Minister of State for Agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, on Friday faulted the composition of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly leadership describing it as unequal and unfair.
The Bayelsa Police Command has confirmed the death of a 78-year-old woman, Mrs Ayoko Owoko, in the custody of kidnappers in the creeks of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state.
Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has accepted the resignation of the Chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission (BYSIEC), Dr. Perekeme Bertola, ahead of the August 10, 2019 local government election in the state.
The Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Hon Friday Konbowei Benson, and the only All Progressive Congress (APC) lawmaker in the House, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli, are locked in a war of words over the planned arraignment of Benson by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on May 22 over allegations bordering on abuse of office.
The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) says the Speaker of the Bayelsa House of Assembly, Kombowei Benson, and four other serving and former staff of the assembly will be arraigned in the court on May 22.
A former Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Chief Nestor Binabo, has appealed to Governor Seriake Dickson to halt ongoing payment of monthly pensions for former governors and their deputies in the state.
The Governor òf Bayelsa State, the Honorable Henry Seriake Dickson, has declined assent to the bill seeking pension for former lawmakers from Bayelsa State as proposed and passed by the Assembly
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State to reject life pension for lawmakers in the state.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State has kicked against the approval of life pension for the state lawmakers by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP-dominated State House of Assembly.
The Chairman, House of Representatives, Committee on Power, Hon Magaji Da’u Aliyu, has said the over 40 years old Mambilla Hydro-Power project only existed on papers because there was nothing on ground to show that the project has commenced before the coming of this administration.
Electricity consumers on Monday opposed the planned tariff increment by Ikeja Electric (IE), demanding that 90 per cent of customers should be metered before any upward review of tariff.
South Africa has cancelled a men’s under-23 friendly against Japan over concerns about the current COVID-19 outbreak, the Japan Football Association revealed Sunday.
The Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, on Monday terminated the Assumpta/Port Harcourt road contract over the abandonment of the project by the contractor handling it.
Three people, including a woman and her daughter, have been killed as bandits invaded some communities in the Rafi Local Government area of Niger State last weekend.
Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Kemebradikumo Pondei, has promised sweeping changes in the commission.
After a series of speed dating sessions, nominations have begun in the ongoing MultiChoice’s Ultimate Love reality TV show, which launched on February 9.
Some residents of Maiduguri are observing the special prayer sessions and fast to end insurgency and restore peace to the war-tone Borno.
A civil rights movement under the aegis of Coalition for the Sustenance of Democracy (CSD), has called on the Supreme Court to return power to the All Progressives Congress (APC) after sacking all its elected officials during the 2019 general elections.
The 27-year-old, who works in the southwest city of Chengdu, only realised something was amiss as the clock ticked midnight into the year of the rat on January 25.