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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.
The Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Professor Nelson Brambaifa, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for demonstrating an enduring love for the people of the Niger Delta region.

Ijaws youths hail President Buhari on appointment of Nelson Brambaifa as NDDC chief

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has commended President Mohammadu Buhari for the appointment of Prof. Nelson Brambiafa from Bayelsa State as the acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

Ohaneze: Nigeria may never survive without restructuring

Pan-Igbo group Ohaneze has again warned that Nigeria may not endure as an entity if political restructuring of the country is not carried out.

IYC chair survives death as hoodlums attack gathering

The Chairman, Ijaw Youth Council, Central Zone, Mr. Tare Porri, has survived death by a whisker after a reported attempt on his life by his deputy, Amiebi Turner.

Military invasion: We’ll hold federal government responsible for killings – Ijaw youths

The Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide has condemned the killings of four persons during a military invasion of Oluasiri community in Nembe Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

500 Bayelsa youths renounce cultism, become volunteers

No fewer than 500 youths on Monday converged on Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, and denounced their membership of various cult groups in the state.

7 Suspected Crude Oil Thieves Die In Bayelsa Pipeline Explosion

Some suspected members of a gang of oil thieves have died in an explosion caused by their alleged their attempts to breach a crude oil pipeline belonging to the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) in Bayelsa State.

NDDC speeds-up completion of N24.5 billion Ogbia-Nembe Road

The Niger Delta Development Commission has re-stated its commitment to the speedy completion of the N24.5 billion Ogbia-Nembe Road in Bayelsa State, with a combined length of 25.7km.

Policeman kills teen in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested a Police Corporal named David Napoleon for shooting dead a 13- year- old boy identified as Tomizibe Joseph in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital.

Suspected militants kill four soldiers, one civilian in Bayelsa

Unknown gunmen, suspected to be militants, have reportedly killed four soldiers and a civilian in Bayelsa State.

United Nations celebrates International Youth Day

The United Nation Information Centre (UNIC), in collaboration with Strategy for Mentoring and Leadership Empowerment (SMILE), yesterday, celebrated young people’s contributions to conflict prevention and transformation, social justice and sustainable peace.

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Wales manager Ryan Giggs said midfielder Aaron Ramsey missing his country’s opening Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia on Sunday due to injury is a “blow”.

Ryan Giggs: Aaron Ramsey absence “a blow”

Wales manager Ryan Giggs said midfielder Aaron Ramsey missing his country’s opening Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia on Sunday due to injury is a “blow”.
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Overloading: FRSC goes tough on offenders

The Corps Marshal, FRSC, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, says the commission will not rest on its oars until the campaign against vehicle overloading is achieved.
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Kano rerun: APC dismisses PDP’s allegation

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State has dismissed the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)’s allegation on the importation of political thugs from neighbouring states.

PDP condemns alleged attack on agents, members in Kano

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the alleged violent attacks and alleged killing of its agents and members by thugs allegedly unleashed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Kano supplementary election.

Chad fires chief of staff after Boko Haram attack kills 23 soldiers

Chad President Idriss Deby has fired his armed forces chief of staff following the latest bout of unrest which culminated in a Boko Haram attack that left 23 dead.