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February, 2020

  • 22 February

    Politicians Planning To Cause Violence In Bayelsa – Group

    Seriake Dickson

    A group under the auspices of Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has said some disgruntled politicians are planning to cause violence in Bayelsa State ahead of the Supreme Court review of the judgement that upturned the Governorship victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa. Read Also: Army Tells Int’l Organisations To …

  • 21 February

    Court Orders DSS To Probe Bayelsa Dep Gov Over Alleged Certificate Forgery

    A court in Abuja has ordered the Department of State Security (DSS) to probe Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, over allegations that he forged his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). Read Also: Why Ishaku Is Governing Taraba From Abuja – Aide Benjamin Youdiowei, an All Progressives Congress (APC) chief in …

  • 21 February

    Bayelsa: PDP To Urge Alaibe To Withdraw Case Against Diri

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it will persuade Timi Alaibe, a former managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), to withdraw his suit bordering on the party’s governorship primary against Douye Diri, Governor of Bayelsa State. Read Also: We Don’t Need Failed Politicians Like You, APC Tells …

  • 19 February

    JTF Confirms Death Of Four Soldiers In Bayelsa

    The Joint Military Task Force in the Niger Delta on Wednesday confirmed the death of four soldiers in an ambush by unknown gunmen at Letugbene in Bayelsa state. Read Also: Women In North Mixing Maggi With Coke To ‘Get High’ – Man Major Victor Olukoya, Spokesman of the joint force code-named …

  • 14 February

    Police Impose Curfew On Bayelsa Over Widespread Violence

    The police in Bayelsa State have imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on the state after widespread violence erupted over the sacking of David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as governor-elect of the state. Read Also: Over 1,700 Health Workers Infected With Coronavirus In China Uche Anozie, Commissioner of …

  • 14 February

    PDP’s Diri Sworn In As Bayelsa Governor

    Duoye Diri, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)in the November 2019 governorship, has been sworn in as the Governor of Bayelsa State. Read Also: Manchester City Banned From European Competitions For Two Years He was sworn in by Justice Kate, the state’s Chief Judge, at the Government House in …

  • 14 February

    Photos: Hoodlums Shatter Windscreens, Break Windows At Diri’s House

    Some hoodlums have attacked the house of Duoye Diri, the governor-elect of Bayelsa State, damaging windows of the building as well as windscreens of vehicles. The house, located on Imgbi Road, Amarata, Yenagoa, the state capital, was attacked shortly after the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was presented …

  • 14 February

    Bayelsa Governor-Elect, Diri Gets Certificate Of Return

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented the Certificate of Return to Bayelsa governor-elect, Douye Diri. Read Also: Shekau To Co-terrorists: Kill Comms Minister Pantami Anywhere You Find Him The commission, had on Friday, declared him the winner of the November 16, governorship poll. Diri’s victory follows Supreme Court verdict which …

  • 14 February

    INEC Declares PDP’s Diri Winner Of Bayelsa Guber Election

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Duoye Diri, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as the winner of the Bayelsa State governorship election. Read Also: Shekau To Co-terrorists: Kill Comms Minister Pantami Anywhere You Find Him Mahmood Yakubu, the INEC Chairman, made the announcement at the commission’s headquarters …

  • 5 February

    118-year-old Woman Appointed Special Assistant In Bayelsa

    Omonigbalebo Dani Orogono, a 118-year-old, has been appointed Special Adviser on Elder Matters by Brian Wotari, Vice Chairman of Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. Read Also: VIDEO: Stray Bullet Hits Schoolgirl As Police, Okada Riders Clash In Iyana Ipaja Orogono’s appointment was contained in a letter dated February 4, …

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