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National Assembly budget: Former minister advocates unicameral federal legislature, one term exco

Chief Osita Chidoka, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has canvassed one-chamber federal law making house as one of the practical steps toward reducing the cost of governance.

Bayelsa governor hails conduct of local council poll

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson has described the local government council election in the state as peaceful, free, fair and credible.
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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 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.

Governor Dickson bows to pressure, appoints new Bayelsa SIEC acting chair

Governor Seriake Dickson might have bowed to pressure to stand down the appointment of Ball Oyarede as chairman of the Bayelsa State Independent National Electoral Commission (BYSEIC).

Governor Dickson appoints new acting Bayelsa electoral chief

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has appointed Remember Ogbe as acting Chairman of the Bayelsa State Independent Electoral Commission (BYSIEC).
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 Dickson commends Nigerian Navy for reduced maritime crime in waterways

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has commended the Nigerian Navy for reduced maritime crime in Bayelsa waterways.

Bayelsa government gives automatic employment to 107 PhD, 200 MSc holders

The Bayelsa State government has offered automatic employment to 107 PhD holders as well as 200 MSc degree holders who have concluded their doctoral and masters degree programmes in various universities across the world.

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.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Elections: Governor Dickson urges troops not to pander to politicians

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, has called on military personnel deployed to the states of the South South not to pander to the dictates of politicians.

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.

Governor Dickson urges IGP Mohammed Adamu to reposition police for effective service

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has urged Mohammed Adamu, the newly-appointed Acting Inspector-General of Police, to refocus the police for more effective service delivery with emphasis on professionalism.
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Governor Dickson hails Buhari on choice of Mohammed Adamu as police chief

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the choice of Mr. Mohammed Adamu as the new Inspector General of Police (IGP).
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Governor Dickson: Federal government has no interest in development of Bayelsa

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has maintained that the federal government has no interest in the development of oil-rich Bayelsa State despite the state huge contributions to Nigeria’s economic survival.

Election: Federal might will fail in Akwa Ibom – South-South governors

State governors from the South-South geopolitical zone have assured their colleague from Akwa Ibom, Udom Emmanuel, of their total support.

Seriake Dickson officially receives new Bayelsa CP

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has officially received Joseph Mukan, the new Commissioner of Police, Bayelsa State Command.

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ICPC blames nation’s poverty on corruption

The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof Bolaji Owasanonye, on Tuesday, blamed Nigeria’s poverty on the high level of corruption in the country.
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status. 2

Lagos governor seeks assembly’s approval for N250 billion loan

Lagos Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has re-ordered the 2019 Budget of the state with a letter to the state Assembly seeking a loan of N250bn.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.

FIFA supremo calls for stronger fight against racism after Bulgaria vs England scandal

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for "new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football" in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has been ruled out of action for the next six months after suffering an injury during the Brazil versus Nigeria friendly which held in Singapore last Sunday.

Francis Uzoho ruled out for six months with injury

Uzoho sustained the injury and was stretchered out of the match midway through the second half of the friendly and was subsequently replaced by new invitee Maduka Okoye.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Nigeria will be $1.5 billion richer with PSC Bill – Senate president

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has declared the Federal Government would be $1.5billion richer next year following the passage of the Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contract (PSC) (Amendment) Bill by the Senate.