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Osita Chidoka commiserates with victims of Onitsha tanker fire accident

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Osita Chidoka, has commiserated with the victims of Wednesday’s tanker fire accident in Onitsha, Anambra.

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.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.