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Newly sworn in Governor of Bayelsa, Sen. Douye Diri, has urged the state House of Assembly to expedite passage of the 2020 Appropriation Bill he would soon present for consideration.

Governor Diri: Nigerians won’t vote APC in 2023

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has predicted that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would bounce back and take over the central government in 2023.

Bayelsa guber: PDP condemns ‘false alarm’ over arms stockpile

The Peoples Democratic Party in Bayelsa State has condemned the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, for making “wild and miserable fabrications” about arms stockpile against the party.

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.

Bayelsa guber: Senator Barigha-Amange did not defect from PDP – party

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State has said that Nimi Barigha-Amange, a former senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, did not defect from the PDP to the All Progressives Congress (APC) as allegedly claimed.

Bayelsa guber: PDP moves against alleged plans to hijack delegates

Following the crack in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over alleged fears of hijack of delegates by aspirants for the governorship primaries election scheduled for September 3, the Balyesa State Chapter of the party has directed that delegates be placed in designated hotels in Yenagoa, the state capital, to forestall such plan.
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Ex-President Jonathan: APC can’t win Bayelsa guber poll

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday mocked the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, describing it as a party that lacks the political presence at the ward, local government area and state levels to win the state governorship election which is scheduled for November 16.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Governor Dickson: Nobody will take Bayelsa PDP primary to another state

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has assured members of his Restoration Caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that nobody would relocate the venue of the forthcoming governorship primary of the party from Bayelsa to another state.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson, ex-President Jonathan, PDP elders to hold crucial meeting

Bayelsa State governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has called a crucial meeting of the Bayelsa People’s Democratic Party Elders Council on Tuesday, August 6, 2019.

Governor Dickson accepts resignation of electoral commission chair

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has accepted the resignation of the Chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission (BYSIEC), Dr. Perekeme Bertola, ahead of the August 10, 2019 local government election in the state.

Bayelsa election commission chief resigns

The chairman of the Bayelsa State Independent Electoral Commission, Perekeme Bertola, has resigned his appointment.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa council polls: Governor Dickson tasks PDP leaders on rancour-free primaries

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has urged the leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state to deepen consultations for the actualisation of smooth and rancour-free local government polls.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Governor Dickson orders consultations to produce PDP candidates for Bayelsa council polls

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has directed the leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state to deepen consultations to enable emergence of consensus candidates in the forthcoming local government elections.
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 of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa government buries victims of electoral violence

The Bayelsa State Government on Friday buried the late Government House photographer, Reginald Dei and Ward Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Seidougha Taribi, who were reportedly killed by soldiers during the last elections in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state.

Bayelsa elections: PDP urges General Buratai to probe military role in electoral violence

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State, has appealed to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, to investigate the alleged role of the military in the violence that occurred in the state during the last general elections.

Bayelsa elections: PDP vows to recover stolen mandate

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State has vowed to challenge all the results of the 2019 general elections declared in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the tribunal.

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 demands redeployment of soldiers in troubled Bayelsa communities

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa yesterday called for the replacement and redeployment of a new set of military officers to the troubled Nembe and Brass Local Government Areas (LGAs), alleging that those who were on duty during the February 23 elections had already been compromised.

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Amazon tribe releases hostages after body of leader returned

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DHQ: Troops eliminate 75 terrorists, rescue 35 in June

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Protesters in the US city of Baltimore pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus on Saturday, local media reported, the latest monument to be toppled in anti-racism demonstrations.

Columbus statue toppled by race protesters in Baltimore

Protesters in the US city of Baltimore pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus on Saturday, local media reported, the latest monument to be toppled in anti-racism demonstrations.