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Senator Lokpobiri, Aganaba, 5 others sign pact on outcome of APC primaries in Bayelsa

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.

Bayelsa guber: Why APC wants Senator Lokpobiri – Felix Oboro

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.

Senator Lokpobiri joins Bayelsa guber race

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).

Senator Lokpobiri: I don’t want to be reappointed as minister

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.

Bayelsa guber: What I told President Buhari – Senator Lokpobiri

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.

Governor Dickson: We spent less than N60 billion on airport project

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.
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President Buhari promises infrastructural development in Bayelsa

President Mohammadu Buhari has promised that the Federal government would pay more attention to infrastructural development in Bayelsa State.

Minister Lokpobiri: How Nigeria can tackle smuggling

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.

Federal government, women traders begin campaign against illegal food importation, chemicals

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.
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Governor Dickson: Federal government has no interest in development of Bayelsa

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.

IFAD to pump $100 million into Nigeria’s agric sector

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.

Seriake Dickson officially receives new Bayelsa CP

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has officially received Joseph Mukan, the new Commissioner of Police, Bayelsa State Command.
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2019: Bayelsans’ll queue behind Muhammadu Buhari – Timipre Sylva

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.
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APC primary: Muhammadu Buhari secures 210,201 votes in Bayelsa

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 tackles Seriake Dickson over Bayelsa workers’ salary, pension arrears

Heineken Lokpobiri, minister of state for agriculture and rural development, has criticised the Bayelsa state government over its inability to pay workers’ salaries.

2019: PDP, APC trade blames over alleged arms build-up in Bayelsa

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.

Federal government seeks Bangladesh’s partnership on flood resistant seed

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 Lokpobiri accuses Governor Dickson of arming militants

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.

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