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Former Bayelsa Governor Timipre Sylva on Wednesday described June 12, 2019 Democracy Day as a moment of deep significance in Nigeria’s history.
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.
Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
The Nigeria Police yesterday said it has arrested one Hon. Israel Sunny Goli, the alleged mastermind of attack on a Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP Kola Okunola in Twon, Brass, Bayelsa State during last weekend’s Presidential and National Assembly elections.
There was disquiet in the Bayelsa State House of Assembly as the only All Progressive Congress (APC) member in the House, Hon. Israel Sunny-Goli (Brass constituency 1), has dragged the Speaker and three others before Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) over his unpaid allowances and money due him as a lawmaker since June 2015.
The All Progressive Congress (APC) has warned against violent campaigns ahead the 2019 general elections in Bayelsa State.
A former Governor of Bayelsa State and leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Chief Timipre Sylva, has boasted that the party would defeat the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 National Assembly elections.
Bayelsa State Police Command has deployed more personnel to Twon-Brass, an Island in Brass Local Government Area, to curtail the violence which claimed at least three persons, while several others were injured in a gunfight last week.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken a swipe at the Bayelsa State Government accusing it of cover up over the alleged killing of two APC members by suspected thugs of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Bayelsa State Government yesterday renewed the dusk to dawn curfew it imposed on Twon-Brass following the outbreak of violence which claimed several lives and promised to fish out those involved in the prolonged violence.
The Bayelsa State Commissioner for Youth Development, Mr. Otobo Ibarakumo, has resigned his appointment with the Seriake Dickson administration with immediate effect.
The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has passed a vote of confidence on Governor Henry Seriake Dickson.
“It is understandable to say that the office of the First Lady has nothing to do with the epileptic supply of electricity to students’ environment,” a statement by the NYCN read, “but it would have been wise and safer if she had taken time to address and appease the agitating students.”
Minister of Power Alhaji Sale Mamman says that the Buhari administration is determined to provide and ensure that Nigerian universities enjoy reliable and uninterrupted power supply throughout the academic calendar.
A 34-year-old man identified as Innocent Ifunayachi has been arrested by the Lagos police for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl after putting drug in her food.
The Edo Government has said that only 30,000 Certificate of Occupancy (CofOs), were issued by it in 50 years, which includes the period of Midwest State, Bendel State and the present Edo.
Tunisian giants, Esperance, will today know if their ‘victory’ over Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco on May 31 ‘controversial’ CAF Champions League final will be upheld or upturned by the Appeals Board led by Nigeria’s Abdulhakeem Mustapha (SAN).
Mark Schwarzer has warned David de Gea that Manchester United may choose to let him go if they decide his value is less than what he's asking for in the ongoing contract negotiations.
Bale has scored three goals in three games for Real Madrid this season. He is expected to stay out of action when Los Blancos host Levante at the Santiago Bernabeu in their next La Liga game due to suspension, after he was shown a red card in their last time out.
Popular musician, Johnson Oyindamola, popularly known as Dammy Krane, is set to be arraigned by the police on Monday.
Justice Mojisola Dada of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, has convicted one Lawrence Maduagwu to 10 years imprisonment for $179,000 fraud.
The Tadawul All-Shares Index, which tracks the Arab world’s largest capital market, sank three per cent, shedding some 200 points in the first few minutes before regaining some of the losses.