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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: PDP dares APC candidate to debate

Campaign Council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State on Thursday said its candidate in the November 16 election, Senator Douye Diri, is ready to face the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Chief David Lyon, in a debate.
Kinsmen of former Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Chief Timi Alaibe, in Kolokuma-Opokuma at the weekend endorsed Senator Douye Diri for the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the party’s September 3 primaries.

Bayelsa guber: APC ready for war not election – Senator Diri

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in the November 16 governorship election Senator Douye Diri has accused the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) of not preparing for election but war.

Bayelsa guber: ADC endorses PDP candidate

The African Democratic Congress (ADC) has endorsed the flagbearer of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Douye Diri as its sole candidate for the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.

Defections loom as Bayelsa PDP plots to retain running mate

Mass defection looms in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bayelsa State, following a plot by the party to retain Senator Lawrence Erwujakpor as the running mate to its governorship candidate, Senator Douye Diri.

Bayelsa guber: Uncertainty over Governor Dickson’s anointed aspirants

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson’s dilly-dallying over his choice aspirant in Tuesday’s primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State has thrown key stakeholders and delegates of the party into a quandary.

Aspirant vows to strengthen Bayelsa revenue base if elected

A governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State, Barrister Anthony George-Ikoli, has vowed to strengthen the revenue base of the state if he becomes the next governor.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson can support anybody – aspirant

As the September 3 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Bayelsa State primary approaches with 21 aspirants eyeing the party’s ticket for the November 16 governorship election, one of the aspirants, Dr Nimibofa Ayawei, has disclosed that the governor of the state, Henry Seriake Dickson has the right to support whosever he wants to.

Bayelsa guber: PDP candidate can come from any zone – group

A socio-political group, the Democratic Agenda Watch (DAW), on Friday said the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the November Governorship election could come from any of the three senatorial districts in the state.

Bayelsa elections: APC seeks cancellation of Southern Ijaw wards 16, 17 results

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in ward 17 of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to cancel the results of state Houses of Assembly election in wards 17 and 16.

Bayelsa’s monthly IGR hits N1 billion – official

Mr. Nimibofa Ayawei, the Executive Chairman, Bayelsa State Board of Internal Revenue, has said that the state government was maximising its electronic-based revenue collection platform to boost its internally generated revenue.

We grew IGR from N4m to N1.3bn monthly in Bayelsa – official

The Bayelsa Government said it grew its monthly Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) from N4 million in 2012 to N1.3 billion in 2017.

Bayelsa govt decries corporate bodies’ attitude to tax payment

The Bayelsa Board of Internal Revenue (BIR) on Wednesday decried the poor taxpaying culture amongst corporate organisations operating in the oil-rich state.

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