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Gov. Dickson appoints 32 permanent secretaries four months to end of tenure

Nigeria, Nov. 20 -- The Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson, has appointed a new head for the state civil service. Mr Dickson has also appointed 32 new permanent secretaries "to fill existing vac... Read More


Gov Dickson claims he visited Jonathan 16 times before Bayelsa election

Nigeria, Nov. 20 -- Bayelsa governor, Seriake Dickson, has claimed he visited former President Goodluck Jonathan about 16 times to discuss the "future" of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), during pr... Read More


#BayelsaDecides: Final governorship results as announced by INEC - LIVE UPDATES

Nigeria, Nov. 17 -- The final announcement of the governorship election results in Bayelsa has commenced. Bayelsa has eight local government areas and the results from each of the local governments w... Read More


Apprehension in Bayelsa over alleged plan to cancel Southern Ijaw votes

Nigeria, Nov. 17 -- There is apprehension in the camp of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over an alleged plan to cancel the votes from Southern Ijaw for Satu... Read More


#BayelsaDecides: INEC prepares for final announcement of results

Nigeria, Nov. 17 -- The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) apppears set to commence the announcement of the final results of the governorship election in Bayelsa State. The state collat... Read More


BayelsaDecides: PDP wins in Timi Alaibe's polling unit

Nigeria, Nov. 16 -- The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Duoye Diri, has won the governorship election in Timi Alaibe's polling unit, Unit 4, Ward 7 (Igbainwari town square), Kolokuma/... Read More


'It's a sad day,' Gov Dickson says of Bayelsa election

Nigeria, Nov. 16 -- The Bayelsa governor, Seriake Dickson, sounded negative about the ongoing governorship election in the state, when he spoke with reporters about the general conduct of the election... Read More


BayelsaDecides: Appeal Court orders INEC to allow APC contest Saturday's election

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- The Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt, has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to allow the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, David Lyon, con... Read More


How Nigerian police officer at governor's driver's wedding killed entertainer

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- The picture is becoming clearer about the fatal shooting of an Akwa Ibom man on November 7 at a marriage ceremony attended by Governor Udom Emmanuel. Mr Emmanuel reportedly left t... Read More


How Nigerian police officer attached to governor's driver killed money-begging entertainer

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- The picture is becoming clearer about the fatal shooting of an Akwa Ibom man on November 7 at a marriage ceremony attended by Governor Udom Emmanuel. Mr Emmanuel reportedly left t... Read More