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Immediate past Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Heineken Lokpobiri, and six other governorship aspirants of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State have entered into a peace pact to accept the outcome of the August 29 primaries of the party in the state.
Former Nigerian Ambassador to Venezuela, Ambassador Felix Oboro, has declared that the immediate past Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, is best qualified to be the successor of Governor Henry Seriake Dickson because of his passion for the development of Bayelsa.
Few days after stepping down as Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has indicated interest to contest the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State, on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has revealed that he had told President Muhammadu Buhari that he would not want to return as a Minister in his cabinet.
Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has disclosed he told President Muhammadu Buhari that he would contest the Bayelsa State governorship race instead of returning as minister in the next cabinet.
The Bayelsa Government has said that it spent less than N60 billion on its airport project and not N120 billion being alleged by the Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri.
President Mohammadu Buhari has promised that the Federal government would pay more attention to infrastructural development in Bayelsa State.
Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has suggested that the country can tackle smuggling to a standstill if traders stop patronising smugglers.
The Federal Government in collaboration with the National Association of Nigerian Traders have commenced a campaign to discourage illegal importation of food and indiscriminate use of chemicals on food items.
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has maintained that the federal government has no interest in the development of oil-rich Bayelsa State despite the state huge contributions to Nigeria’s economic survival.
The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Sen Heineken Lokpobiri, at the weekend, commended Nigerian farmers over wealth creation wealth and increased participation in pilgrimages under the Buhari-led administration.
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has officially received Joseph Mukan, the new Commissioner of Police, Bayelsa State Command.
A former governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva, has boasted that the people of the state would vote massively for President Mohammadu Buhari in the 2019 elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari got 210,201 votes in the Presidential primary election of the All Progressives Congress held in Bayelsa State on Saturday.
Heineken Lokpobiri, minister of state for agriculture and rural development, has criticised the Bayelsa state government over its inability to pay workers’ salaries.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State are up in arms over allegations of stock-piling of arms, ahead of the 2019 general election.
The federal government has called for partnership with the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to develop flood resistant seed varieties to ensure food security in the country.
Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has alleged that the state governor, Seriake Dickson, is arming militants to unleash terror on innocent citizens of the state, especially those opposed to his government.
A stray bullet from an unidentified police man, snuffed life out of a man, Sunday night, at Shogunle area of Lagos.
The newly appointed Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, has said that his vision is to completely transform the agency into a smart organization.
A former Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has recommended the establishment of mobile courts for the trial of examination fraudsters and offenders.
Davido has announced the acquisition of a new wonder on wheels, Lamborghini Urus, valued at $200,000, approximately N72 million street price.
The Kano State Governor, Alhaji Abdullahi Ganduje, has said that his administration will soon commence free and compulsory primary and secondary education in the state.
Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a staff member of one of the nation’s anti-corruption agencies in Kaduna State.
Indonesia has cut off internet access in eastern Papua to prevent provocative posts online from fuelling violence, after protesters torched buildings, a market and a prison over mistreatment of students and perceived ethnic discrimination, Reuters reports.
The Plateau High Court on Wednesday ordered that a 37-year-old woman, Adeyola Afonja, who allegedly beat her eight-year-old daughter to death for stealing N350, be remanded in prison custody. =
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Southsouth, Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has urged former Minister of Transport Rotimi Amaechi not to relent in his vision for a better Nigeria.
Reappointed Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has promised to speed up the processes for the implementation of the new minimum wage.