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DSS quizzes Bayelsa activist on assembly crisis

The Department of State Services (DSS) has summoned and quizzed a lawyer and activist, Aluzu Augustine, following the crisis rocking the state House of Assembly.

Confusion over Bayelsa assembly speaker’s removal

There were gunshots on Monday at the Bayelsa State House of Assembly in the battle between supporters of Tonye Isenah and Monday Obolo who both claimed to be the Speaker of the Assembly.
The plot to impeach the Speaker of the Bayelsa Assembly, Tonye Emmanuel Isenah, has thickened following his refusal to step down against the directive of Governor Seriake Dickson and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders.

Bayelsa speaker impeached

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly was on Monday invaded by hoodlums and started shooting indiscriminately.

Bayelsa speaker resigns as new leader emerges Monday

The Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Tonye Isenah, may have resigned from his position going by unfolding developments towards the November governorship election in the state.
The plot to impeach the Speaker of the Bayelsa Assembly, Tonye Emmanuel Isenah, has thickened following his refusal to step down against the directive of Governor Seriake Dickson and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders.

Bayelsa Speaker bows to pressure to resign

The Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Tonye Isenah has finally bowed to pressures mounted by the leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state for him to resign for a new Speaker to emerge from Southern Ijaw Local Government Area.
The plot to impeach the Speaker of the Bayelsa Assembly, Tonye Emmanuel Isenah, has thickened following his refusal to step down against the directive of Governor Seriake Dickson and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders.

Plot to impeach Bayelsa Speaker thickens

The plot to impeach the Speaker of the Bayelsa Assembly, Tonye Emmanuel Isenah, has thickened following his refusal to step down against the directive of Governor Seriake Dickson and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders.

Bayelsa governor set up campaign committee to pick PDP guber candidate

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson would on Monday August 19 inaugurate a campaign committee nicknamed Restoration Governorship election Primary Committee says the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr Daniel Iworiso- Markson.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Governor Dickson: Nobody will take Bayelsa PDP primary to another state

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has assured members of his Restoration Caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that nobody would relocate the venue of the forthcoming governorship primary of the party from Bayelsa to another state.

Bayelsa Assembly elects new speaker

Mr Isenah, member representing Kolokuma/Opokuma State Constituency 1, is a second-term legislator, and a former chief whip of the House.
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 assembly holds public hearing on criminal justice bill

Bayelsa State House of Assembly on Monday held a public hearing on the Administration of Criminal Justice Bill 2017, saying that it was always guided by due legislative process in the passage of private and executive bills on the floor of the Assembly.

Ex-Commissioner, 7,000 others dump APC for PDP in Bayelsa

A one-time chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Bayelsa State, Hon. Jackson Suokiri, was among over 7,000 APC supporters who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party on Monday in Odi, Kolokuma Okpokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

Bayelsa Assembly moves to outlaw open grazing

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has held a public hearing on a bill seeking to prohibit open grazing of cattle in the state.

Bayelsa Assembly pass vote on confidence on Gov. Dickson

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has passed a vote of confidence on Governor Henry Seriake Dickson.

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NLC tasks Kano commissioners on industrial relations

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