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Bayelsa Assembly elects new speaker

Mr Isenah, member representing Kolokuma/Opokuma State Constituency 1, is a second-term legislator, and a former chief whip of the House.

Ijaw elders decry looting of Amnesty Training Centre in Bayelsa

The Elders of the Ijaw community in the Niger Delta, have condemned the recent vandalisation of property at the Presidential Amnesty Programme warehouse at Kaiama Community, in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area (LGA) of Bayelsa.
A major landslide has destroyed 10 houses in Odi community, Kolokuma-Opokuma Area Council of Bayelsa, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Landslide destroys 10 houses in Bayelsa

A major landslide has destroyed 10 houses in Odi community, Kolokuma-Opokuma Area Council of Bayelsa, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Bayelsa government increases NYSC members’ allowance by 100 per cent

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has approved a 100 per cent upward review of the monthly allowance for corps members posted to the state with effect from April.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the results of 16 constituencies and declared one inconclusive in the Bayelsa Assembly poll held on Saturday.

Bayelsa elections: INEC releases results of 16 constituencies, declares one inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the results of 16 constituencies and declared one inconclusive in the Bayelsa Assembly poll held on Saturday.

Bayelsa elections: INEC declares eight constituencies inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared election in eight constituencies in Bayelsa State inconclusive, due to some hitches experienced during the polls in the areas affected.
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

Federal government inaugurates panel to probe looting of amnesty programme’s training centre

The federal government has inaugurated a six-member special investigative panel to unravel the circumstances and masterminds of the recent looting of virtually all movable assets in the state-of-the-art Presidential Amnesty Programme’s Training Centre in Kaiama, Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government of Bayelsa State.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-6

President Buhari wins 2 LGAs in Bayelsa

The Presidential Candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) Muhammadu Buhari, has recorded victory in two of the seven Local Government Areas (LGA) of Bayelsa.

2019: Seriake Dickson warns against killing of NYSC members

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State on Wednesday warned against the killing of members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) before, during and after the forthcoming 2019 general elections.

House of Reps urges NEMA to tackle flooding in Bayelsa, nationwide

The House of Representatives on Tuesday urged the National Emergency Management Agency, the Ecological Fund and related agencies to be proactive in tackling the menace of flooding in Beyelsa and all other states in the federation.

Flood: NAF deploys medical team to Bayelsa, Delta

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has deployed a special medical team to flooded communities in Bayelsa and Delta states to offer free medical assistance.

2019: APC‘ll win National Assembly seats in Bayelsa – Timipre Sylva

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.

PDP primaries: Aggrieved members threaten mass defection

As a fallout of the National Assembly primaries in Bayelsa State, mass defection of aggrieved members a;pears on the horizon in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.

Flood: PDP moves Bayelsa Assembly primaries to Yenagoa

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bayelsa State Chapter, has moved its statewide state assembly primaries to Yenagoa due to the flood that submerged over 80 per cent of the communities across the state.

2019: Seriake Dickson dumps Foster Ogola, Emmanuel Paulker

Ahead of the primary election into the National Assembly in Bayelsa State,, Governor Henry Seriake Dickson, has dumped incumbent Sen. Foster Ogola, representing Bayelsa West Senatorial District and Sen. Emmanuel Paulker representing Bayelsa Central Senatorial District.

Bayelsa PDP primaries: We’ll resist rigging of primaries – aspirants

Some concerned aspirants, under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, Bayelsa State, have warned the party leadership against imposition and rigging in the primary elections slated for Tuesday and Wednesday, insisting that they will resist such development.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

Challenge those embezzling public funds – EFCC tells Nigerians

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission have called on Nigerians to challenge those embezzling public funds and looting national resources.

Henry Dickson approves N50 million to assist Bayelsa flood victims

Gov Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has approved N50 million to assist flood victims in some parts of the state, the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson, said in Yenagoa on Wednesday.

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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Tribunal: I have not been certified – Atiku Abubakar’s data analyst

Petitioners’ Witness 60, Joseph Gbenga, called by Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, as an expert witness admitted before the Presidential Election Petitioner Tribunal, on Friday, that he had not been certified.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

Presidency: Court will decide Ibraheem El Zakzaky’s fate

The Presidency has enjoined El-Zakzaky-led Shiite members to desist from needless violent street protests and await the decision of the court in Kaduna where their leader is currently being tried.

Governor Masari pushes for collective dialogue with bandits in North-West

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State says, for dialogue and amnesty programme for cattle rustlers and bandits in the Northwest to succeed, it must involve all state governments in the zone.

Tailor arrested over alleged N1.48 million fraud

A 47-year-old tailor, Popoola Abolade, was on Friday brought before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a company of N1.48 million.
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Kogi guber: APC stakeholders drag NWC to court

The All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders Kogi State chapter, have taken legal action against the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) over the indirect mode of primaries adopted by the national leadership for the election of candidates for the November 16 Kogi State governorship poll.