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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.
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Bayelsa guber: APC candidate alerts security agencies on movement of thugs, arms

The Bayelsa State Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Saturday’s election, Chief David Lyon, has called on security agencies in charge of the poll to stop the ongoing movement of thugs into the state.

Bayelsa NULGE returns state officers unopposed

Bayelsa State chapter of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has elected and returned unopposed the Akpos Ekiegha led state executives to run its affairs for the next four years.
Candidate of the APC, Chief David Lyon (middle); Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo (Left), Deputy Governorship Candidate and Hon. Jothan Amos (Right), State Chairman of APC Bayelsa in Ekeremor Town on Saturday during the APC Governorship Campaign Rally.

Bayelsa guber: APC candidate promises to protect state crude oil wealth for development —...

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief David Lyon, has called for stronger collaboration between government, security agencies and local communities to protect and judiciously use the crude oil wealth for the growth and development of the people.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has assured the people of his desire to build on the legacies of the state founding fathers if elected on November 16.

Bayelsa guber: Senator Diri woos ex-President Jonathan’s supporters

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for next month’s governorship election in Bayelsa State, Sen. Douye Diri, has urged the supporters of former President Goodluck Jonathan to vote for him.
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Bayelsa APC suspends state, local councils exco members

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State, has been embroiled in fresh crisis barely one month before the November 16th Governorship elections in the State, with the suspension and counter suspension of state officers by the state party leadership and a faction loyal to Senator Heineken Lokpobiri.

Governor Dickson: APC luring PDP members with cash, fake promises

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of luring members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with money and fake promises ahead of the November 16 governorship election.

Bayelsa governor inaugurates PDP youth mobilisation group

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has inaugurated the Peoples Democratic Party Grassroots Youth Movement (PDP GYM) as part of moves to strengthen the PDP for the November 16 governorship election in the state.

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

Bayelsa guber: Competent women would participate in our government – aspirant

A foremost candidate at the upcoming governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State, Honourable Frederick Agbedi has promised to involve qualified women in his cabinet when he gets elected as the governor of the state.

Bayelsa governor set up campaign committee to pick PDP guber candidate

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.

PDP wins all eight seats in Bayelsa council elections

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has won all the eight Local Government Areas of Bayelsa State in the just concluded election organised by the Bayelsa State Independent Electoral Commission (BYSIEC), on Saturday.

PDP wins all eight seats in Bayelsa council elections

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won all the Eight Local Government Areas of Bayelsa, in the just concluded election organised by the Bayelsa State Independent Electoral Commission (BYSIEC), on Saturday.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson’s ‘fairy tale’ succession plan‘ll fail – Fred Agbedi

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant and member of the Federal House of Representatives representing Sagbama/Ekeremor Federal Constituency of Bayelsa State, Hon. Fred Agbedi, has predicted that Governor Henry Seriake Dickson succession plot would fail.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Governor Dickson: Nobody will take Bayelsa PDP primary to another state

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has assured members of his Restoration Caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that nobody would relocate the venue of the forthcoming governorship primary of the party from Bayelsa to another state.

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.

Bayelsa guber: PDP candidate can come from any zone – group

A socio-political group, the Democratic Agenda Watch (DAW), on Friday said the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the November Governorship election could come from any of the three senatorial districts in the state.

Governor Dickson bows to pressure, appoints new Bayelsa SIEC acting chair

Governor Seriake Dickson might have bowed to pressure to stand down the appointment of Ball Oyarede as chairman of the Bayelsa State Independent National Electoral Commission (BYSEIC).

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Femi Falana: DSS operatives apologized to judge over court’s invasion

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Police arrest three for murder

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