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Bayelsa Assembly suspends Governor Dickson’s in-law over illegal contracts

Bayelsa State House Assembly has passed a three-point resolution ordering the suspension of Mr Walton Liverpool as the Executive Secretary of the State Universal Basic Education Board for illegal award of contracts.

FAB: Why PDP may not win Bayelsa

A group Forward Action Bayelsa (FAB) has raised concerns that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) risks losing the November 16 Bayelsa governorship election if it fails to present a popular and acceptable candidate.
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Bayelsa commissioner passes on at 55

A certain Victoria, who announced Mrs. Goma’s death on a social platform, said: “We heard this evening that one of our mothers in Bayelsa State, Mrs. Agatha Goma, has gone to be with the Lord. She was in the State Assembly and until her demise, was the Commissioner for Local Government Administration.”

Bayelsa guber: Senator Lokpobiri sure of APC ticket – campaign

Director-General of the Senator Heineken Lokpobiri Campaign, Mr. Warman Ogoriba, at the weekend said the immediate past Minister of State for Agriculture was sure of winning the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State.

Oba Akiolu: Ex-President Obasanjo is number one problem of Nigeria

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, has said former President Olusegun Obasanjo is the biggest problem of the country.

Former Governor Sylva mocks Seriake Dickson’s airport in Bayelsa

A former Governor of Bayelsa State and leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has challenged Governor Seriake Dickson to always make use of the Bayelsa airport since he claimed the project had been completed.

Bayelsa guber: Protest as Governor Dickson unveils preferred aspirants

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, drew the ire of Bayelsa residents and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the weekend following a statement containing names of his preferred aspirants for his party’s primary election ahead of the November governorship poll.

Bayelsa guber: We’ll stop APC returnees from clinching PDP ticket – youths

Those returning to the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State from the All Progressives Congress (APC) should forget about the PDP ticket in the next governorship election billed for November 16.

Governor Dickson employs 335 professionals

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has offered automatic employment to 336 professionals.

Bayelsa guber: Keniebi Okoko picks N21 million PDP forms

A businessman and philanthropist, Mr. Keniebi Okoko, on Saturday became the first aspirant in the party to pay N21million to secure the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Expression of Interest and Nomination forms ahead of the party’s primary for the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.

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.

Governor Dickson supports former minister for INC president

Beyelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has mobilised support for a former Police Affairs Minister, Alaowei Broderick Bozimo, to become President of the Ijaw National Congress (INC).
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PDP, APC bicker over Bayelsa council poll

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have resumed their bickering ahead of the Bayelsa State local council election scheduled for August 10.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Governor Dickson, ANA to immortalise Gabriel Okara

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson and the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) have promised to build and name more projects after the late literary icon, Pa. Gabriel Okara.

Governor Dickson berates politicians for disconnect with people

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, over the weekend flayed the political class for the inability to identify with the people they seek to govern in times of need.

PDP governors condemn police raid on Governor Ishaku’s residence

The Governor òf Bayelsa State and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Governor’s Forum, the Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson has condemned the Police raid on the residence of the Governor òf Taraba State, Arh. Darius Dickson Ishaku, on June 11, 2019.

Bayelsa bars casualisation of staff, absorbs 838

The Bayelsa Government on Thursday said it had outlawed engagement of casual staff in its workforce and would absorb the 838 casual workers currently in it’s service.

Governor Dickson offers 838 casual workers full employment

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state has approved the full employment of 838 casual workers in all the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) into the mainstream civil service in the state.

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