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Bayelsa APC crisis deepens as faction opens parallel secretariat

The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State yesterday took a deeper dimension with the Hon Ebierien Fala Itubor-led faction opening a new secretariat in the state capital.

Anambra screening: We will be guided by judicial pronouncements – PDP

Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Anambra gubernatorial screening committee, Capt. Idris Wada has pledged his committee’s readiness to do a thorough job devoid of loopholes that may cause problems for its candidate in the future.

Women, youths protest against lack of amenities in Bayelsa council

Irate women and Youths of Egbomotoru Community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area Of Bayelsa State, yesterday, shut down business activities in some parts of the local council headquarters in protest against the alleged neglect by the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) over unfulfilled Global Memorandum of Understanding (GMoU) on social amenities in the area.

Senator Dickson: Why I am staying off Bayelsa government events

A former Governor of Bayelsa, Seriake Dickson, says he has no rift with his predecessor, Douye Diri, who took over from him on February 14, 2020.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Bayelsa governor: I Inherited eight years unpaid pension

After spending one year in office, the Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has disclosed that his predecessor, Senator Seriake Dickson, left him with eight-year pension and gratuity liabilities of retired civil servants to settle.
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.

NASS bye-election: APC’s David Lyon calls for peace, hails INEC

The South-South representative at the National Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief David Lyon, has sued for peace over the outcome of the Bayelsa Central bye-election held on Saturday.
The Court of Appeal has set aside the judgment of Justice Inyang Ekwo disqualifying senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo as the deputy governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the just-concluded Bayelsa governorship election.

Forgery: Abuja court quashes suit against Bayelsa APC Senator

A Federal Capital Territory FCT High Court sitting in Bwari has dismissed a suit filed by Godsgift Eriaye of the Bayelsa Integrity Group against Sen. Biobarakuma Wangagha Degi Eremieyo representing Bayelsa East, to the effect that the latter forged his academic qualifications and documents.
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 By-election: David Lyon rally support for APC candidates

The South-South zone representative of the National Caretaker/Extraordinary convention planning committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief David Lyon has called on the electorates in Bayelsa West and Central Senatorial Districts to vote en masse for the candidates of the party during the Saturday by-election.
Isu said the agency had earlier distributed food items meant for the 2019 flood victims, which was initially kept at its warehouse, following the approval of Gov. Douye Diri two weeks ago.

Bayelsa governor, deputy call for opposition’s cooperation after Supreme Court victory

Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, and his deputy, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, have again extended a hand of fellowship to the opposition and all those that filed petitions in court against their election.

Supreme Court rules on Shell’s request for review of Ogoni N17 billion judgment

The Supreme Court on Tuesday fixed November 27 to decide if it can entertain an application by an oil giant, Shell Petroleum Development Company, requesting a revisit of the court’s January 11, 2019 judgment ordering it to pay N17bn to some Ogoni communities in Rivers State affected by an oil spill linked to the company.

Tribunal nullifies Bayelsa governorship election

The Bayelsa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, on Monday, nullified the election of Governor Duoye Diri.
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 guber: Tribunal dismisses AD, UPC petitions against Governor Diri’s election

The Bayelsa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Saturday dismissed the petition filed by the Alliance for Democracy and its candidate challenging the victory of Governor Duoye Diri in November 19, 2019 poll.
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday next week commission the newly completed 17- storey headquarters building of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), located at Swali, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

President Buhari to commission NCDMB’s 17-storey headquarters in Yenagoa

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday next week commission the newly completed 17- storey headquarters building of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), located at Swali, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
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Bayelsa guber: Supreme Court dismisses Timi Alaibe’s appeal challenging Governor Duoye Diri’s candidacy

The Supreme Court has dismissed Timi Alaibe’s appeal challenging the candidacy of Duoye Diri as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 2019 election in Bayelsa State.
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 APC congratulates David Lyon over appointment into national caretaker committee

The Bayelsa State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has congratulated His Excellency, Chief David Lyon, on his well deserved appointment into the APC caretaker Committee/Extra ordinary convention planning Committee as Vice Chairman, South South Zone.
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Rivers APC felicitates inaugurated national caretaker committee

The Acting Chairman of All Progressives Congress in Rivers State, Igo Aguma, on behalf of the party in the state has congratulated the National Caretaker and the extraordinary convention planning committee led by Malam Mai Mala Buni, Governor of Yobe State.
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APC writes INEC, fixes Ondo guber primary for July 20

The Gov. Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has written the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) introducing the 13-member committee to the Commission and also slating its Ondo Governorship Primary Election for July 20.
Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has affirmed that said the progress of any nation depends on the development of its youth.

APC crisis: Yobe governor promises justice to all members

The new Caretaker Committee Chairman of APC, Mai Mala Buni, has pledged to do justice to every party member and ensure the ensure the current challenges were amicably resolved.
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APC crisis: No victor, no vanquished – Victor Giadom

Mr Victor Giadom, the acting national chairman of the dissolved National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling party, All Progressive Congress (APC), in his reaction to the National Executive Council (NEC) consensus said; “there is No Victor, No Vanquished.”
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Supreme Court rules in Zamfara judgment review motion Friday

The All Progressives Congress (APC) will Friday, March 27, 2020, know its fate in its bid to have the Supreme Court set aside the consequential order that made the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) beneficiary of all elective positions in the 2019 general election in Zamfara State.
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: David Lyon thanks residents over support after supreme court’s judgment

Chief David Lyon, former Bayelsa governor-elect, has expressed appreciation to the people of Bayelsa State for their show of support and solidarity long after the supreme court judgment that denied him his electoral mandate.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr Diri Douye, have just held a meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. 1

Bayelsa governor visits President Buhari in Aso Rock — in pictures

President Muhammadu Buhari and the Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr Diri Douye, have just held a meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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“At this moment, l cannot say how many students were taken away by the gunmen until l get there, but we have already mobilized security men and members of the vigilantatè who are now in pursuit of the abductors,” the commissioner stated.

Two ‘killed’, one injured as robbers attack bullion van in Ondo

Two persons were feared killed while one was injured as bank robbers attacked a bullion van at Bolorunduro area in Ondo East council area of Ondo state.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has granted amnesty to 11 inmates serving various jail terms in correctional centres in the state to mark the beginning of 2021.

Ondo governor commiserates with Pastor Adeboye over son’s demise

Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has commiserated with the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, over the death of his son, Pastor Dare Adeboye.
L-R: Katsina state Governor, Honourable Bello Masari. Kebbi’s state Governor, Senator Atiku Bagudu, Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele and President, Maize Farmers Association Bello Abubakar Annur (with Reflective jacket) at the Flag- off of the National Maize harvest and Loan Recovery and launching of 2020/2021 Dry Season Maize Farming in Katsina on Thursday, May 6, 2021

CBN governor vows to block maize importation

Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele on Thursday vowed to resist importation of maize as Nigerians have the capacity and capability to grow the crop locally to meet consumption demand.
1. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the State House, Abuja.

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria’s unity must not be compromised

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbanjo, on Thursday, insisted that the unity of the country should not be compromised in anyway.
Mele Kyari, group managing director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says buyers were begged to purchase Nigeria’s crude oil at $9 per barrel in April.

NNPC: We’ll commission rehabilitated PHC refinery in 2023

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr Mele Kyari, has assured Nigerians that the Port Harcourt Refinery Complex (PHRC) will roar back to life on or before April 5, 2023 when repairs would have been completed.

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Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu (born June 25, 1965) is a Nigerian politician and the current Governor of Lagos State.

Lagos, CBN governors lead conversation on public healthcare

Towards mitigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria, the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, are leading a conversation around collaboration between the public and private sectors to develop a robust and effective public health care system.

HEDA: Lagos anti-graft law unconstitutional

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) says the Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission Bill (2021) recently signed into law by Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos state, is unconstitutional.
With Paul Pogba conceding yet another penalty during Manchester United’s 6-2 drubbing of Roma in the UEFA Europa League on Thursday night, the Frenchman has claimed he does not know how to tackle.

Paul Pogba: I don’t know how to tackle

With Paul Pogba conceding yet another penalty during Manchester United’s 6-2 drubbing of Roma in the UEFA Europa League on Thursday night, the Frenchman has claimed he does not know how to tackle.
Manchester United’s game with Liverpool at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon may be delayed after some individuals broke into the stadium and entered the pitch, with the team coach also being delayed from leaving the Lowry Hotel in the city centre.

Manchester United fans invade Old Trafford pitch during ‘Glazer out’ protests

Manchester United’s game with Liverpool at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon may be delayed after some individuals broke into the stadium and entered the pitch, with the team coach also being delayed from leaving the Lowry Hotel in the city centre.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

2023: Senator Saraki’s posters flood Kwara

The campaign posters of former Senate president Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki for 2023 presidency have surfaced in many parts of Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.