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Bayelsa guber: Senator Barigha-Amange did not defect from PDP – party

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State has said that Nimi Barigha-Amange, a former senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, did not defect from the PDP to the All Progressives Congress (APC) as allegedly claimed.

Federal government begins inspection of weights and measures of oil pump in Bayelsa

The Weights and Measures Department, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, has commenced inspection on filling stations in Bayelsa State.

Bayelsa governor fires aide over alleged gross misconduct, indiscipline

Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has sacked Mrs Hellen Bob, his Special Adviser on Talent and Gender Development over alleged misconduct and indiscipline.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: APC youths lament internal rift

Youths from the Bayelsa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the weekend raised the alarm over worsening post primary election’s crisis rocking the party ahead of the November 16 governorship election in the state.
TIMI ALAIBE

Bayelsa guber: Timi Alaibe sues PDP, demands fresh primary election

An aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State, Chief Ndutimi Alaibe, who lost at the primaries, has filed a suit at a Federal High Court in Yenagoa, the state capital challenging the outcome of the poll.
A former Works Commissioner in Rivers State and current member representing Khana/Gokhana Federal Constituency, Mr. Dumnamene Dekor, has dismissed the claim that the Governor Nyesom Wike demolished a mosque in Rainbow Town to pave the way for a housing estate.

Whistleblower urges Rivers governor to redeem N20m bounty on Tompolo

A whistleblower, who identified himself as Bello Mustapha Echiomuha, has urged the Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike, to redeem a N20m bounty he placed on each of the 34 suspected notorious criminals during his recent broadcast.

INEC: 52 candidates for Bayelsa guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission says 52 political parties and its candidates are ready to participate in the Bayelsa governorship election on November 16.

INEC: 52 parties to contest Bayelsa, 49 for Kogi guber elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that 52 political parties had submitted the lists of candidates that would partake in the forthcoming Bayelsa governorship election, adding 49 would do the same in Kogi State.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

FRSC embarks on eye, BP checks for Bayelsa drivers

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Bayelsa Command, on Wednesday commenced free eye checkup and treatment for all category of drivers in the state.

Delta, Bayelsa communities fear extinction over ocean surge

Agge straddles Delta and Bayelsa states in Burutu and Ekeremor Local Government Areas. The community, which hosts a deep seaport, is rapidly being eaten by the Atlantic Ocean, writes Okungbowa Aiwerie, Asaba
A 33-year-old Elebele community bridge in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa state, Thursday, collapsed, cutting off the community of Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s from the capital city.

33-year-old Bayelsa bridge linking ex-President Jonathan’s village to state capital collapses

A 33-year-old Elebele community bridge in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa state, Thursday, collapsed, cutting off the community of Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s from the capital city.

Bayelsa guber: Senator Lokpobiri rejects outcome of APC primary

Heineken Lokbobiri, a former Minister of State for Agriculture and governorship aspirant in Bayelsa State, has rejected the result of the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship primary election in the state.

Bayelsa guber: Senator Lokpobiri rejects APC primaries

A former Minister of State for Agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has rejected the outcome of the just-concluded primary election in Bayelsa State using a direct mode.
Businessman and philanthropist, Chief David Lyon, an All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant, has broken his silence on what prompted his unexpected entry into the state race.

David Lyon wins APC primary in Bayelsa

Mr David Lyon of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of the just concluded primary in Bayelsa.

Bayelsa guber: PDP candidate thanks delegates, to begin tour of local councils

The Bayelsa State governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Douye Diri, has expressed appreciation to the delegates of the party for electing him, assuring that he would soon embark on a tour of all the local government areas (LGA) in the state to present his manifesto.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: APC primaries hold in 105 wards

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted the direct primaries mode to select the candidate to fly its flag in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Bayelsa.

Bayelsa guber: Senator Douye Diri wins PDP primary

Senator Douye Diri has emerged winner of the governorship primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State.
Businessman and philanthropist, Chief David Lyon, an All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant, has broken his silence on what prompted his unexpected entry into the state race.

Bayelsa guber: Stakeholders endorse David Lyon

Stakeholders in Bayelsa State are backing a businessman and oil magnate, Chief David Lyon, for the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC), it was learnt.

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Woman commits suicide three months after boyfriend killed self

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The U.S. will send additional troops to the Middle East in the wake of drone strikes on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper said in Washington.

More US troops to arrive Middle East after strike on Saudi oil facilities

The U.S. will send additional troops to the Middle East in the wake of drone strikes on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper said in Washington.
The missions gave the assurance in New York during a collaborative meeting between the Consul-General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, and the new Nigerian Consul-General in Atlanta, Mrs Aishatu Musa.

Envoy assures investors of Nigeria’s commitment to contractual agreement

The Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, at the weekend said the current administration remained committed to due process in its contractual agreements with investors.