Tag: Bayelsa

Police Not Nigeria’s Problem –Seriake Dickson

Henry Solomon- May 15, 2021

Sen. Seriake Dickson, representing Bayelsa West (PDP) in the National Assembly on Friday said police was not the problem of Nigeria and should not be seen ... Read More

Nullification of Guber poll: Gov. Diri to appeal Tribunal Judgment

Abdul Jimoh- August 17, 2020

Gov. Douye Diri of Bayelsa, says he will appeal Monday’s ruling of the State Election Petition Tribunal that nullified his election as the Governor of ... Read More

Buhari meets Gov. Diri, Economic Advisory Council at Aso Villa

Abdul Jimoh- March 17, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors separately with Gov. Douye Diri of Bayelsa and the Economic Advisory Council at the Presidential Villa, ... Read More

Gov. Dickson inaugurates 41-member Transition Committee

Abdul Jimoh- November 20, 2019

Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa on Tuesday inaugurated a 41-member Transition Committee in readiness for the inauguration of the incoming administration in the state. Chief ... Read More

Collation, Counting Commences in Bayelsa and Kogi

Henry Solomon- November 16, 2019

Collation and counting of results is ongoing in Bayelsa and Kogi states governorship elections respectively as voting ended at 2pm. Reports by our correspondents say ... Read More

Bayelsa: INEC moves sensitive materials to RACs, calls for peace

Abdul Jimoh- November 15, 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has begun distribution of sensitive materials to various Registration Area Centres (RACs) in Bayelsa ahead of the Saturday governorship ... Read More

We‘ll Use Kogi, Bayelsa Governorship Polls To Correct Wrongs Of 2019 Polls – Institute

Abdul Jimoh- June 28, 2019

The Electoral Institute, Abuja on Friday said it would use the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections to correct all the wrongs from the lessons learnt ... Read More

INEC begins distribution of sensitive materials in Bayelsa for Saturday’s election

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 7, 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it has started the distribution of sensitive election materials for Saturday’s House of Assembly election in Bayelsa. Mr ... Read More

Police arrest alleged mastermind, ringleader of attack on officer in Bayelsa

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 1, 2019

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested one Israel Goli, the alleged mastermind and ringleader of those who attacked Deputy Commissioner of Police Kola Okunola in ... Read More

FEC Approves $150m W/Bank Credit Facility For Polio Eradication

Abdul Jimoh- August 8, 2018

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the acquisition of 150 million-dollar World Bank credit facility to support polio eradication in Nigeria. Finance Minister Kemi ... Read More

Army Flags off Camp Buratai in Bayelsa

AMT Tanimu- March 7, 2018

The Nigerian Army has flagged off the construction of 16 Brigade Camp Buratai in Yenagoa. Delivering, his groundbreaking remarks, the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant ... Read More

We are winning war against oil theft in Bayelsa – NSCDC

inno.korie- February 24, 2018

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Bayelsa Command, says it is winning the war against oil theft. The NSCDC Commandant in the state, ... Read More

NYSC DG Warns Corps Members Against Unnecessary Travelling

Abdul Jimoh- December 5, 2017

Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, the Director-General, National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), on Tuesday, advised corps members to desist from unnecessary and unauthorized travelling. Kazaure gave the ... Read More

PDP National Convention: “Do Not Impose Candidates” Gov. Dickson Warns

Henry Solomon- November 9, 2017

Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has warned against the imposition of candidates as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) prepares for its national convention, to elect ... Read More

Six States Benefit From The FG Approved N5.5bn for Erosion Control

Henry Solomon- November 8, 2017

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N5.567 billion for the 3rd Quarter Soil Erosion Control Accelerated Intervention in ... Read More

No Confirmed Case Of Monkey Pox In Abuja – HHSS

Henry Solomon- October 12, 2017

The FCT Secretary for Health and Human Services Secretariat (HHSS), Barrister Amanda Pam has declared that there is no confirmed case of Monkey Pox in ... Read More

Monkeypox: Bayelsa Intensifies Sensitisation Campaign

Arowobusoye Samuel- October 8, 2017

The Bayelsa Government on Sunday said it had intensified efforts, especially in the area of public enlightenment and civic engagement, to curb the spread of ... Read More

PDP Convention: Ex-President Jonathan Opened-Wide Corruption Loopholes – DG VON

Abdul Jimoh- August 14, 2017

DG VON Speaking with journalists on Sunday after the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s Special Non-elective Convention held at Abuja, on Saturday, the Director General of ... Read More

FG approves N1.6bn for disbursement to flood victims in 16 states

inno.korie- July 12, 2017

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday in Abuja ordered the immediate release of N1.6 billion for disbursement to victims of flood in 16 states of ... Read More