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May, 2020

  • 20 May

    Medical Doctor Tests Positive For COVID-19 In Bayelsa

    A medical doctor has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Bayelsa State. Read Also: Visas Of Chinese Medical Team Have Expired – FG This was disclosed by Douye Diri, Governor of Bayelsa State, at a meeting of the state COVID-19 Task Force, in Yenagoa, the state capital, on Tuesday. …

April, 2020

  • 10 April

    Peter Obi Knocks Govs Relaxing COVID-19 Lockdown For Easter

    Peter Obi, a former Anambra State governor, has faulted state governors who have relaxed their stay-at-home orders for the Easter and other religious celebrations. Read Also: 10 COVID-19 Patients Discharged From Lagos, Oyo Isolation Centres Obi expressed his reservation during an interview on Friday. Rivers, Ondo – which both have confirmed …

March, 2020

  • 11 March

    I Didn’t Collect N300m, Bulletproof Cars From David Lyon – Jonathan

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    Former president Goodluck Jonathan has denied allegations that he received N300 million and bulletproof cars gifts from David Lyon, the sacked governor of Bayelsa State. Read Also: Lagos Quarantines Four Children, Two Others Over Coronavirus Jonathan made the rebuttal in a statement issued by Ikechukwu Eze, his media adviser, on Wednesday …

  • 1 March

    Bayelsa Gov, Diri, Donates N40m Legal Cost To Church

    Douye Diri, Governor of Bayelsa State, has announced that he and his deputy, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, have donated the N40 million legal cost recently awarded to them by the Supreme Court to the church to further promote evangelisation. Governor Diri disclosed this during a special thanksgiving service at the King of …

February, 2020

  • 26 February

    Bayelsa: Supreme Court Dismisses Lyon’s Appeal, Issues N10m Fine

    The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal of David Lyon and the All Progressives Congress (APC) seeking a review of the judgment which sacked the APC candidate from assuming office as governor of Bayelsa State. Read Also: Ban: Three Weeks After, Okada Gradually Reappear On Restricted Routes The judgment, which was …

  • 26 February

    Sacked Bayelsa Deputy Gov-elect Denies Facing Forgery Trial In 1990

    Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, the sacked deputy governor-elect of Bayelsa State, has stated that he never faced any criminal charge in 1990. Read Also: How Buhari, Education Minister Contributed To Almajiri Problem – Yakasai The embattled senator made the rebuttal in a statement issued by Ebinimi Omubo, his media aide, on Tuesday …

  • 23 February

    I Didn’t Present Forged NYSC Certificate To INEC, Says Bayelsa Deputy Gov

    Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, has broken his silence on the controversy concerning him, insisting that he did not present a fake National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) exemption certificate to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Read Also: We Don’t Plan To Monitor Nigerians’ Calls, Social Media Activities …

  • 21 February

    My Certificates Aren’t Forged, Insists Sacked Bayelsa Deputy Gov-elect

    Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, the sacked Deputy Governor-elect of Bayelsa State, has insisted that he did not at any time forge his educational certificates. Read Also: Bayelsa: PDP To Urge Alaibe To Withdraw Case Against Diri Degi-Eremienyo insisted on his innocence at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday in reaction to …

  • 18 February

    I Didn’t Prophesy On Bayelsa Guber Outcome, Says Fr. Mbaka

    Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka, the Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, has said he did not give a prophecy on the tenure of Douye Diri, Governor of Bayelsa State. Read Also: Court Sentences Fake CBN Governor To Three-year Imprisonment For N4.5m Fraud Mbaka made the rebuttal in a statement issued by …

  • 17 February

    Bayelsa: Sylva Calls For Calm, Apologises To Buhari

    Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, has called on the people of Bayelsa State to remain calm and avoid any action capable of disrupting order and peace in the state. Read Also: Conduct Fresh Guber Election In Bayelsa, APC Writes INEC Sylva said this in a statement he personally …

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