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President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prof. Theophilus Princewill, Natural Ruler of Kalabari Kingdom, Rivers State, on the occasion of his 90th birthday on January 4, 2020.

Bayelsa governor greets Kalabari monarch at 90

The Governor of Bayelsa State, the Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, has congratulated foremost traditional ruler, the Amayanabo of Kalabari, Prof. c, who clocked 90 years on January 4, 2020.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayela outgoing government appointees pledge support for PDP, governor

Outgoing appointees of the Restoration Government have pledged their loyalty and support to the Peoples Democratic Party and the State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson.

Bayelsa government to hold last transparency briefing in January

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson would hold the last edition of the Transparency briefing in January 2020.
Bayelsa Commissioner for Information, Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson,

Bayelsa government denies taking up new state loans

Commissioner for Information Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson, who stated this in a statement in reaction to remarks credited to Governor-elect David Lyon, who raised alarm over supposed last minute financial transactions of the Governor Henry Seriake Dickson government. Iworiso-Markson said that the government had not taken any major loan in over two and a half years.

APC asks Governor Dickson to stop heating up polity

Bayelsa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the weekend asked the state Governor, Seriake Dickson, to stop heating up the polity following the defeat of his candidate at the just-concluded governorship election in the state.

Governor Dickson: Why I didn’t direct Bayelsans to defend themselves

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson has disclosed that he consciously took steps not to direct Bayelsans and supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to defend themselves in the course of the Bayelsa governorship elections and after the declaration of David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner because he did not want the state to be destabilised.
A former Senior Special Assistant to Governor Henry Seriake Dickson on General Duties, Princess Ebiere Sidi, has given reasons why against all odds she supported the candidacy of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governor-Elect David Lyon.

Bayelsa guber: How my support aided David Lyon’s victory – Ebiere Sidi

A former Senior Special Assistant to Governor Henry Seriake Dickson on General Duties, Princess Ebiere Sidi, has given reasons why against all odds she supported the candidacy of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governor-Elect David Lyon.
Israel Sunny-Goli

Bayelsa guber: Reps member tells Governor Dickson to go to court

The House of Representatives member representing Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli, has advised Governor Henry Seriake Dickson to be a good sportsman and accept the defeat suffered by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.

PDP governors hold annual IGR summit

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum said that it has put arrangements in place to hold its annual internally generated revenue (IGR) summit in Abuja this month.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa airport: Adams Oshiomhole lied – Governor Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has lampooned the national chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and former governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole over claims that the Bayelsa International Airport’s was a waste.
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’s campaign receives boost as ex-commissioner returns to party

The campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Senator Douye Diri received a boost as Mr. Markson Fefegha who resigned his appointment on October 18 as the Commissioner of Mineral Resources is back to the PDP.
Markson Fefegha, the Bayelsa State Commissioner for Mineral Resources, has resigned his appointment in the administration of Governor Seriake Dickson ahead of the governorship election slated for November 16.

Bayelsa guber: Former commissioner returns to PDP

The Bayelsa State Commissioner for Mineral Resources, Honorable Markson Fefegha, who resigned his appointment has rescinded the decision.
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.
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APC chieftain urges EFCC, NFIU to freeze Bayelsa government accounts

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, has pleaded with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) to immediately investigate and freeze Bayelsa State Government bank accounts over the alleged illegal withdrawal and diversion of N17.5 billion.
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.

CCB summons Bayelsa PDP guber candidate over ‘non-declaration of assets’

There is no respite in sight for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, as he has been summoned by the Code of Code Bureau (CCB) over allegations that he refused to declare his assets.

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 guber: 6,000 APC leaders, supporters defect to PDP

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson has boasted that the November 16 governorship election would be worse for the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the opposition party which is not ready to campaign would not win one ward in the state.

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