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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: Maritime criminality biggest threat in state

The Bayelsa State government has stated that maritime criminality, specifically high sea robbery, is the biggest threat to socio-economic development in the state.

JTF: Military destroys major militant camps in Niger Delta

Rear Admiral Apochi Suleiman, the outgoing Commander, Joint Military Task Force (JTF) code-named “Operation Delta Safe” on Sunday said that the task force has destroyed and dislodged major militant camps in the Niger Delta, thereby boosting security in the region.
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Military destroys major militant camps in Niger Delta

The Joint Military Task Force (JTF) code-named “Operation Delta Safe” says it has destroyed and dislodged major militant camps in the Niger Delta, thereby boosting security in the region.

PDP wins Bayelsa re-run poll

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidates have been declared winners in the two constituencies where supplementary elections were held on Saturday in Bayelsa state.

Governor Dickson accuses oil firms of funding criminality in Niger Delta

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has accused multinational oil companies operating in the Niger Delta of funding “terrorism, criminality and breakdown of law and order.”
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is scheduled to hold National Assembly bye-elections in 14 states of the federation covering seven senatorial districts and 24 federal constituencies.

Bayelsa elections: PDP wins 17, APC 4 assembly seats

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared as inconclusive results from three constituencies in the just-concluded State House of Assembly election in Bayelsa 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.

Bayelsa elections: INEC declares result for 21 assembly seats

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced the results for 21 out of 24 Bayelsa State House of Assembly seats contested for in last weekend’s election.

Bayelsa elections: INEC to conduct supplementary poll in three constituencies

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday announced that it would conduct a supplementary election in the three constituencies that elections were declared inconclusive in Saturday’s state house of assembly election in Bayelsa.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

INEC to conduct supplementary poll in three Bayelsa constituencies

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday announced that it would conduct a supplementary election in the three constituencies that elections were declared inconclusive in Saturday’s state house of assembly election in Bayelsa.

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.
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.
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Bayelsa elections: APC, PDP in war of words

The All Progressive Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa are trading blames over electoral malpractices in Saturday’s State Assembly Polls.

Bayelsa elections: Security agencies, INEC colluding with APC to produce fake results – Governor Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has accused the Military and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials of colluding with a former governor of the state to churn out fake results in the state House of Assembly election.

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