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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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Supreme Court dismisses suit challenging Borno governor’s nomination

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a suit filed by Idris Mamman-Gatumbwa challenging the nomination of Governor Babagana Zulum by the All Progressives Congress (APC) as its governorship candidate for the 2019 general elections.

Federal government raises alarm over new cassava brown streak disease

The Federal Government has raised an alarm over a recent virile disease, Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD), ravaging East and Central Africa now making its way to West Africa.

Cleric seeks end to 40 years marriage over sex denial after eight children

An Islamic cleric Ganiyu Salami, on Thursday approached an Igando Customary Court, Lagos, to end his 40 years marriage to Halimatu, for allegedly denying him sex and threatening his life.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

IMN kicks as court adjourns Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s bail hearing

Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

CSOs give Governor Ayade 60 days to conduct council polls

A coalition of Civil Societies Organisations (CSOs) in Cross River, have given Governor Ben Ayade 60 days to conduct local government election in the state.