News - Bayelsa state

Bayelsa Inaugurates Environmental Commission Of Inquiry

8 months ago /
Politics 

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson has called for increased advocacy on the plight of the people of Bayelsa State and the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria for the protection of the polluted environment by oil companies operating in the region.

Bayelsa Govt. Reacts To Flood Alert

8 months ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa State Government says the Federal Government and the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, should as a matter of urgency redeem pledges made during previous flood disasters to enable the state set up modalities to ameliorate the sufferings of the people when the flood sets in 2019.

Literary Community Mourns Gabriel Okara

8 months ago /
Nation 

Members of the literary community and other people have been thrown into mourning following the news of the passage of literary icon Pa Gabriel Okara. 

 

Dickson Mourns Okara

8 months ago /
Nation 

Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson has described the death of renowned poet and novelist, Gabriel Immotimi Okara as a great loss to the state and Nigeria. 

Bayelsa Holds Monthly Transparency Briefing

8 months ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa state government has announced the sum of four point seven hundred and eighteen billion Naira as the total balance as at the end of February 2019.

Rivers And Bayelsa Indigenes In Lagos Protest Over Alleged Military Invasion

8 months ago /
Security 

Angry indigenes of Rivers and Bayelsa states who are residents in Lagos, embarked on a peaceful protest on Tuesday, over the alleged inhuman treatment of residents of both states and the invasion of the military in the two states.

Bayelsa PDP To Challenge Election Outcome In Court

9 months ago /
Politics 

The Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP says it will challenge the declaration of election results by INEC in favour of the All Progressive Congress, APC, at the tribunal to reclaim the people's mandates in areas where the just concluded elections were marred by violence and hijacking of electoral materials.

Bayelsa Says They Did Their Best

9 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Bayelsa state says elections will soon be held in two constituencies where the electoral exercise was declared inconclusive. 

Dickson Slams INEC Over Missing Card Readers

9 months ago /
Security 

The Bayelsa state governor Seriake Dickson has described recent announcement by the state INEC's resident electoral commissioner that sixty-three card readers were missing from the last presidential and national assembly elections in the state as a slap on the electoral umpire.

Bayelsa Political Players Sue For Peace Ahead Of Saturday's Election

9 months ago /

Ahead of Saturday’s house of assembly elections in Bayelsa state, political parties have been enjoined to avoid making pronouncements or carrying out activities that would inflame tension in the state.

 

Bayelsa Govt. House Photographer Succumbs To Gunshot Wounds

9 months ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa Government House photographer, Reginald Dei, who was shot by men in Army uniform in Oweikorogha, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State during the last presidential and National Assembly elections, has died.

PDP Protests To INEC

9 months ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has cautioned against the militarization of elections in Rivers, Akwa-Ibom and Bayelsa States come March 9, 2019, governorship and state assembly elections.

 

63 INEC Card Readers Missing In Bayelsa

9 months ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Bayelsa State says sixty-three of its smart card readers have been missing after the conduct of the presidential and national assembly elections in the state.

Police Arrest Three Over Attack On Deputy Police Commissioner In Bayelsa

9 months ago /
Security 

The Nigeria Police says it has arrested three suspects including recently elected federal lawmaker for Nembe/Brass, Sunny Goli for allegedly attacking a Deputy Commissioner Of Police, Kola Okunola in Twon-Brass, Bayelsa State during last Saturday's presidential and national assembly elections.

Gov. Dickson Visits Family Of Election Violence Victim

9 months ago /

The Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson, has described the gruesome murder of the PDP ward chairman, Seidougha Taridi and others, in the February 23 presidential and national assembly election as a collective assault on the people of Bayelsa state.

CSOs Protest Over Bayelsa Election Results

9 months ago /

Civil Society Organisations in Bayelsa state has faulted the presidential and national assembly election results announced by INEC in some parts of the state, particularly Nembe and southern Ijaw Local Government Areas.

Dickson Inaugurates Panel Of Enquiry On Election Violence

9 months ago /

The Bayelsa state governor Seriake Dickson has inaugurated a five-man panel of enquiry to unravel the reported cases of violence, mayhem and breach of peace before, during and after the presidential and national assembly elections in the state.

Mixed feelings greet NURTW fare reduction in Bayelsa

9 months ago /

The announcement of a fifty per cent slash in transport fares by the National Union of Road and Transport Workers for people travelling to vote in Saturday’s rescheduled elections has been received with mixed feelings in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state.

INEC Sorts Out Sensitive Election Materials In Yenagoa Ahead Of Feb. 23 Poll

9 months ago /

Ahead of Saturday’s rescheduled National Assembly and Presidential elections, officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Bayelsa state have undertaken the batching of sensitive materials according to their respective locations, under the watchful eyes of political parties’ agents in the state.

 

Gov. Dickson Calls For National Council Of State Meeting

9 months ago /
Politics 

The Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to as a matter of urgency, convene an expanded meeting of the national council of state to enable The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, brief the nation on its preparedness for the rescheduled dates of the elections.


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