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Leaders of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa weekend trade words over the alleged attempt by the opposition party to breach an existing gentleman’s agreement between the people of Sagbama and Ekeremor Local Government areas on the issue of power rotation of National Assembly positions.
Former Ambassador to, Denmark, Finland, and Norway, Dr Godknows Igali, on Wednesday, declared intention to contest in the forthcoming Bayelsa Central Senatorial Bye-election in Bayelsa State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that 13 political parties have signaled their intention to conduct primaries for the forthcoming by-elections.
There was a high turnout of students as schools resumed in Abuja following the Federal Government’s directive that schools should reopen for students in exit classes.
A vigilante group in Ogbia Local Government Area of the state has arrested three armed robbery suspects in Oloibiri community and recovered firearms and stolen items.
The oil and gas industry in Nigeria weekend embarked on the third phase of its intervention in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, with the takeoff of an infectious diseases centre in Bayelsa to serve the entire Niger Delta region.
The Bayelsa State government has banned persons coughing or sneezing from boarding commercial vehicles as part of preventive measures in the state against coronavirus.
The House of Representatives’ Speaker, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said no political party should be mentioned in the report of a joint committee set up to probe circumstances leading to the loss of lives during the just concluded governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States.
Executive director designate, finance and administration in the Niger Delta Delta Development Commission, Mr Maxwell Oko, on Monday, declared that with the victory of David Lyon of the APC as governor-elect, Bayelsa State will experience a new era in infrastructure and good governance.
Official results from local government areas in Bayelsa State have started coming in and the All Progressives Congress (APC) is leading with a wide margin in President Goodluck Jonathan’s Ogbia Local Government Area, the results of Saturday’s governorship election in Bayelsa State show.
The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission to cancel elections in areas where electoral fraud were committed.
Some electorate whose polling units fell in Ayama Ijaw Community Secondary School, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, had to wade through the mud to cast their votes on Saturday.
Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.
Four persons on Monday died, while 12 others sustained various degrees of injuries in a lone accident involving a Mazda bus around Isara bridge on Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
Some Nigerian traders in Ghana are considering suicide as option, following rising cases of frustrations, biting hunger and sad feelings of grave abandonment occasioned by the recent actions taken by Ghanaian government against the traders, Progressives Ambassadors of Nigeria has said.
Frank Lampard insists Victor Moses will not be part of his squad for Tuesday’s Carabao Cup clash with Tottenham Hotspurs.
Sadiq Umar was on target for Partizan Belgrade in their 2 – 1 victory over Backa Backa Palanka in Monday’s Serbian pro league game.
Thiago Silva is eager to point out that he is not at Chelsea to “visit tourist sites” and “go through the motions”, with the Brazilian defender determined “to win” with the Blues.