Bayelsa House of Assembly passes Appropriation Bill of N242bn

The Bayelsa House of Assembly yesterday, passed the state Appropriation Bill of N242 billion for the 2020 fiscal year. The passage of the bill followed the adoption of the report of the House Committee on Finance and Appropriation during plenary in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa capital. The Majority Leader, Monday Obolo, representing Southern Ijaw Constituency 2, […]

Picture: Keniebi Okoko, Bayelsa billionaire dies during liposuction surgery

Keniebi Okoko: dies during liposuction surgery eniebi Okoko, Bayelsa-born billionaire businessman and philanthropist, has died in Lagos, throwing many Bayelsans into mourning.   Some reports said Okoko died on Tuesday during a liposuction surgery in a Lagos hospital. A power outage was blamed for the death. Okoko contested the Bayelsa primary for the governorship ticket […]

Attack on Radio Bayelsa: New GM reverses suspension of 9 workers

By Nathan Nwakamma The Management of Radio Bayelsa has reversed the suspension of nine workers over an attack on the station by hoodlums, protesting the Supreme Court judgment that sacked erstwhile governor-elect, David Lyon. The reversal was  disclosed in a statement dated Feb. 15, signed by Mr Pere Fobobo, Acting General Manager and five Directors […]

Bayelsa Deputy Gov Decries Loot Of Guest House

The guest house of the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, Gboribiogha Jonah, has been looted. In a statement, Jonah’s media aide, Ebi Evinson, said the looting was carried out by unknown people at the Bayelsa State Government House. This is coming barely two weeks to the expiration of the tenure of the Seriake Dickson administration. Evinson […]

Bayelsa boils as policeman kills corps member, two others

Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital boiled yesterday as a policeman reportedly shot dead three persons. Those shot dead are a commercial driver and two of his passengers, leading to rioting in the state’s capital. According to reports, the policeman guarding a new generation bank at the Ekeki axis of the capital city was said to have […]

PDP senators reject Bayelsa, Kogi results

By Naomi Sharang The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the Senate, on Wednesday, rejected the Bayelsa and Kogi Governorship election results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The senators, led by the Minority Leader of the Senate, Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe, made the rejection at a news conference in Abuja. News Agency of […]

Pictures: Buhari receives governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon

Pic 27. From left: Minister of State for Petroleum Resources,Timipreye Sylva; President Muhammadu Buhari; Chairman, Bayelsa APC GubernatorialCampaign Committee, Gov Abubakar Badaru; Governor-Elect of Bayelsa State, DavidLyon; Gov Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State; Gov Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State and APCNational Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole during the presentation of theGovernor-Elect to the President at the Presidential […]

When Bayelsans Volunteer For Lyon – By Odimegwu Onwumere

By Odimegwu Onwumere | Port-Harcourt, Nigeria | October 13, 2019 –  Expectations are heightening among inhabitants and political watchers of Bayelsa state politics as the state gubernatorial election slated for November 16 draws nearer. The query is centred on whether the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) should continue to rule the state or there should be […]

I’ll emerge victorious – George-Ikoli

 I’ll emerge victorious – George-Ikoli      Seeks level playing field      Says Bayelsa will cease to depend largely on FAAC Governorship contender in Bayelsa State, Barrister Anthony George-Ikoli on Friday raised the issue of a level playing field, urging the national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to ensure a fair and […]

2019 Bayelsa Poll: APC can never take Bayelsa State – George

2019 Bayelsa Poll: APC can never take Bayelsa State – George …..Says he is the best governorship aspirant in Bayelsa Former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Bayelsa State, Barrister Anthony George-Ikoli on Saturday declared before a crowd of supporters in Bayelsa East Senatorial District that he is the party’s best candidate for the […]

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