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Bayelsa State Commissioner of Police, Mr Uche Anozia in hand shake with the Acting Managing Director of NDDC, Dr Akwagaga Enyia, during the visit.

Police seeks NDDC’s intervention on flood in Bayelsa stations

The Bayelsa State Commissioner of Police, Mr Uche Anozia, has appealed to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to assist it in checking the flood ravaging its headquarters and some stations in Yenagoa.
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Bayelsa APC suspends state, local councils exco members

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State, has been embroiled in fresh crisis barely one month before the November 16th Governorship elections in the State, with the suspension and counter suspension of state officers by the state party leadership and a faction loyal to Senator Heineken Lokpobiri.

Governor Dickson: APC luring PDP members with cash, fake promises

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of luring members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with money and fake promises ahead of the November 16 governorship election.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed a filling station in Katsina State, north-western Nigeria.

DPR seals 10 petrol stations in Bayelsa

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed 10 petrol stations and an illegal liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) station in Yenagoa for expired licences and lack of basic operational equipment.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson seeks violence-free poll

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies to ensure a violence-free election in the state on November 16.

Bayelsa guber: 6,000 APC leaders, supporters defect to PDP

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson has boasted that the November 16 governorship election would be worse for the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the opposition party which is not ready to campaign would not win one ward in the state.

Bayelsa PDP crisis: Court rejects attempts to delay Timi Alaibe’s suit

Justice Jane Inyang of the Federal High Court in Yenagoa has refused an application by 436 delegates that voted in the now disputed People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship September 3 primary election to delay the hearing in the suit filed by a frontline governorship aspirant, Chief Ndutimi Alaibe against the winner and governorship candidate, Senator Douye Diri.

Bayelsa guber: Don’t support federal might – Governor Dickson tells INEC

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State on Monday tasked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the security agencies to be neutral during the conduct of the forthcoming November 16 governorship election in the state.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has assured the people of his desire to build on the legacies of the state founding fathers if elected on November 16.

Bayelsa guber: Traditional ruler, chiefs back Senator Diri

The Traditional Ruler of Epie Kingdom, King Malla Sasime and his Council of Chiefs at the weekend backed the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Douye Diri and his running mate, Senator Lawrence Ewhrujakpo, ahead of the November 16 election.

Troops prevent 313 sabotage attempts on oil export pipelines

Troops of the Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta also known as Operation Delta Safe (OPDS) have stopped no fewer than 313 sabotage attempts on crude oil export pipelines in the region.

World Teachers Day: Bayelsa NUT bemoans neglect of teachers’ welfare

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Bayelsa chapter, on Saturday bemoaned the neglect of teachers’ welfare and education by the Bayelsa government.

Bayelsa government partners private sector on IT solutions

To promote the knowledge of Information Technology among young people in Bayelsa, the state government has partnered with the private sector in organising a hackathon, a tech event, where coders and programmers work in teams to provide solutions for problems using technology.
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How APC candidate Lyon can win Bayelsa – ex-agitator

Former militant leader and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Eris Paul, popularly known as Ogunboss, has warned leaders of the party against carefree attitude in their approach to win the November 16 governorship election.

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.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon, sends his heartfelt thanks to party members for their overwhelming support for his candidature during the primary election on September 4 in Yenagoa.

David Lyon’s popularity alone can’t win Bayelsa for APC – ex-militant leader

Ex-militant leader and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Eris Paul, popularly known as Ogunboss, has warned leaders of the party against carefree attitude in their approach to win the November 16 governorship election.
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Bayelsa guber: APC chieftain raises alarm over violence

The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Yekini Nabena, has raised the alarm over what he called the rising politically-motivated violence in Bayelsa State, ahead of the November 16 governorship election.

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.
Rachael Dickson, wife of Bayelsa State Governor said she waited for 15 years to have a child after her wedding before God rewarded her with quadruplets, one boy and three girls.

Rachael Dickson: I waited for 15 years for fruits of womb

Rachael Dickson, wife of Bayelsa State Governor said she waited for 15 years to have a child after her wedding before God rewarded her with quadruplets, one boy and three girls.

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Protest rocks Yenagoa as flood sweeps away two siblings

Protest on Sunday rocked Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, over the death of two brothers at Agudama area while trying to cross the flooded Epie Creek that stretched from Igbogene to Yenagoa.
Shanghai Shenhua forward. Odion Ighalo, has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Odion Ighalo keeps Shanghai alive in China

Shanghai Shenhua forward Odion Ighalo has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Kogi West elders endorse Governor Bello’s second term bid

Some leaders from the Kogi West Senatorial district have declared supporting Governor Yahaya Bello’s second term bid will better position the zone for the governorship position in 2023.

Purveyors of hate speech should not expect rest – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says no amount of attacks, sponsored or otherwise, will stop the implementation of approved recommendations on reform of broadcasting code.

No Nigerian bank is distressed – central bank chief

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, allayed fears on speculations of alleged insolvency in about seven banks following their failure to scale through a recent stressed conducted by industry regulators.