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Bayelsa by-election: We will emerge victorious – PDP

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State has boasted that its candidates in the Saturday by-election for the West and Central senatorial district would come out victorious.
Bayelsa State Governor Douye Diri has inaugurated the Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality and the Special Security and Human Rights Committee.

Governor Diri: I’ll support Sampou Anglican Church project

Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa, has promised to support the expansion of St. Peter’s Anglican Church in his community, Sampou, in Kolokuma/Opokuma local government area of the state, to demonstrate his resolve to give back to his community.
Rep. Fred Agbedi, who represents Sagbama-Ekeremor Federal Constituency of Bayelsa, on Saturday said that the legislature lacks the powers to control funds appropriated for constituency projects.

We lack control of constituency projects – Reps member

Rep. Fred Agbedi, who represents Sagbama/Ekeremor Federal Constituency of Bayelsa, on Saturday said that the legislature lacks the powers to control funds appropriated for constituency projects.

Bayelsa West: Over 900 defect to PDP due to violation of zoning agreement

The senatorial ambition of former Deputy Governor, Chief Peremobowei Ebebi, has triggered a fresh crisis within the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

Bayelsa West: Kinsmen kick against Seriake Dickson’s candidature

As the race for who represents Bayelsa West Senatorial District hots up, a group under the aegis of the All Progressives Congress Frontiers has kicked against the candidature of former Governor Seriake Dickson, arguing that government must not be a family affair.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Governor Diri urges Bayelsa House of Reps’ caucus to unite for state development

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Douye Diri, has urged Bayelsans not to allow party differences and other considerations to impede the development of the state.

PDP screens Ondo guber aspirants

The Peoples Democratic Party on Thursday commenced the screening of aspirants seeking to contest the party’s governorship primary in Ondo State slated for July 25, 2020.
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.

Bayelsa guber: No amount of sack by Governor Dickson’ll save PDP – ex-aide

Sacked Special Adviser to Governor Seriki Dickson on Talent Development and Gender Promotion, Mrs Helen Bob – for gross misconduct and indiscipline – has also taken on the PDP leadership in the state, warning that the insistence on picking a running mate from Sagbama in Bayelsa West Senatorial District would make the party lose the November 16 governorship election.

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.

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.
The pioneer Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty for Niger Delta militants, Chief Ndutimi Alaibe, has said he would deploy the amnesty template to tackle insecurity in Bayelsa if elected governor.

Bayelsa guber: I will use amnesty model to tackle insecurity if elected – Timi...

The pioneer Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty for Niger Delta militants, Chief Ndutimi Alaibe, has said he would deploy the amnesty template to tackle insecurity in Bayelsa if elected governor.

Ministerial list: Senator Lokpobiri congratulates Timi Sylva on nomination

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 guber: Timi Alaibe deserves to be governor – PDP chieftain

As the race to the Creek Haven hots up, a chieftain of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, in Bayelsa State, Hon. Seikapatimi Ituamokumo, has said that Mr. Timi Alaibe deserved to succeed Governor Seriake Dickson.

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 of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Governor Dickson: APC has no structure to win in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has taunted the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) saying the party lacked required structures to win the November 2nd governorship election in the state.

Governor Dickson accuses military of terrorism

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson on Monday accused military of operating as a terror force, alleging it played ignoble roles in the last Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.

PDP primaries: Aggrieved members threaten mass defection

As a fallout of the National Assembly primaries in Bayelsa State, mass defection of aggrieved members a;pears on the horizon in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.

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Lagos by-elections: INEC cautions against vote buying, others

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday cautioned politicians against vote buying, food sharing and other activities capable of buying the conscience of voters at polling units duing Saturday’s Lagos East by-elections.
Napoli have officially renamed their stadium in memory of the late, great Diego Maradona. Originally named the Stadio San Paolo, after Saint Paul the Apostle, Napoli’s home stadium will henceforth be called the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona.

Napoli stadium officially renamed ‘Stadio Diego Armando Maradona’

As announced in an official statement this afternoon, the stadium based in the neighbourhood of Fuorigrotta in the west end of the city will formally change its name from the ‘Stadio San Paolo’ to ‘Stadio Diego Armando Maradona’.
An Israeli firefighter stands outside the Church of All Nations next to the Garden of Gethsemane after a man tried to set a fire inside the Church in Jerusalem December 4, 2020. REUTERS-Ammar Awad

Jerusalem church suffers damage in arson near Garden of Gethsemane

Israeli police on Friday arrested a man for trying to set fire to an east Jerusalem church by the Garden of Gethsemane, the site revered by Christians as the place where Jesus prayed before he was crucified.
Former Minister of Defence, General Domkat Yah Bali, is dead. He was aged 80.

Ex-Defence minister Domkat Bali passes on

Bali, a respected general, was member of the highest decision making body of government during the military era in the 1980s. He was a member of the Supreme Military Council from 1984 to 1985 during the Major General Muhammadu Buhari military regime. Bali also served as member of the Armed Forces Ruling Council from 1985 to 1990 during the regime of General Ibrahim Babangida.
Lebanese-french businessman Ziad Takieddine is accused of being an intermediary between former Libyan and French leaders.

Lebanon arrests businessman linked to former French president’s corruption case

Lebanese authorities have arrested a Lebanese French businessman who allegedly funnelled millions of euros from former Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi to former French President Nicolas Sarkozy during the latter’s 2007 election campaign, a judicial source said.