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Election postponement: One week not enough for INEC to resolve challenges, says Dickson

Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson, has cast doubts over the ability of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resolve issues that led to the postponement of 2019 general election ahead of the rescheduled polls. While speaking at the Government House in Yenagoa yesterday,  Dickson said the manner the commission unilaterally announced the postponement of […]
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Election: Bayelsa PDP chieftain urges police to be neutral

A Philanthropist and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain in Bayelsa State, Reuben Okoya, has called on the Nigeria Police Force to be neutral in the discharge of their duties during the forthcoming general elections across the country. According to Okoya, there is a need for the Police to remain non-partisan because no credible and popular […]
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Buhari vows to probe $16 billion power sector expenditure

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday vowed to probe the $16 billion invested in the power sector by his predecessor in office, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. He pledged that every kobo would be recovered and anyone found wanting exposed. Speaking during an All Progressives Congress (APC) rally in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, the president stated that he was unrelenting […]
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Community dissociates PDP from Sagbama killing

THE  people of Tungbabiri community, Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, yesterday dissociated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State of complicity in the killing of a 32 years old man at a campaign rally in the community. The community leaders and youths including the caretaker Chairman of the community, Michael Magbisa, Paramount […]
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Ijaws youths hail Buhari on appointment of Brambiafa as NDDC MD

Ijaws youths hail Buhari on appointment of Brambiafa as NDDC MD

Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has commended President Mohammadu Buhari for the appointment of Prof. Nelson Brambiafa from Bayelsa State as the acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The IYC also warned against moves by some political leaders from the Ijaw nation on plots to seek his removal […]
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Jonathan: Political office shouldn’t be used as instrument of punishment

Jonathan: Political office shouldn’t be used as instrument of punishment

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says political office should not be used as an instrument of punishment. Jonathan said this on Tuesday at the presidential campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party
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Nigerian youths unite against thuggery, political violence

Barely one month to the commencement of this year’s general elections, a cross section of Nigerian youths from different parts of the country have vowed to resist any attempt to use them as thugs or engage in political violence. The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF), in a bid to stem the tide this election season, […]
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Uneasy calm in Bayelsa Assembly as APC lawmaker drags Speaker before ICPC

Uneasy calm in Bayelsa Assembly as APC lawmaker drags Speaker before ICPC

Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa  There was disquiet in the Bayelsa State House of Assembly as the only All Progressive Congress (APC) member in the House, Hon. Israel Sunny- Goli (Brass constituency 1)  has dragged the Speaker and three others before Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC ) over his unpaid allowances and money due him as a […]
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Dickson warns politicians against manipulating security agencies

Prison guards on strike over attacks by inmates

Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson, has again warned political actors, who do not have the capacity to win elections, to desist from manipulating the security agencies.
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