APC tasks Dickson on stewardship in Bayelsa
The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday asked the outgoing Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State to “render account of monies spent during his two terms in office.”
Police in Bayelsa confirm abduction of three female students
The Bayelsa State Police Command yesterday confirmed the abduction of three female students of the state College of Health Technology, Otuogidi in Ogbia Local Government Area by unknown gunmen.
Stakeholders condemn police laxity, poll violence in Bayelsa, Kogi States
“It is inconceivable for the Police authorities to claim that fake policemen perpetrated the shocking subversion of the will of the Bayelsa people in the charade called governorship election in Bayelsa State.”
Bayelsa, Kogi polls: Balarabe Musa, youth leader say Nigeria’s democracy under threat
Following the conduct and outcome of the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states, a former governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, and some youths in the north said the country’s democracy...
Violence, ballot box snatching, vote buying hallmark guber polls in Kogi, Bayelsa
Bookmakers were, yesterday, proven right, when shootings, widespread violence and electoral malpractice took centre stage as Bayelsa and Kogi states went to the polls to elect new governors, and a senator.
Election delay in Bayelsa communities over transport hitches
Some communities in Bayelsa State were yet to commence voting in the state governorship election as at 1:00 pm on Saturday. Our correspondent observed that while voters arrived at the polling units early to cast their ballots, voting materials were not available yet. At Edepie Community Primary School, materials arrived 15 minutes before 12 noon,…
One feared dead, several injured as PDP campaign rally turns violent in Bayelsa
One person was feared killed yesterday in Nembe Ogbolomabiri in Nembe Local Council of Bayelsa State as the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial campaign rally...
U.S. insists on free, fair, peaceful guber poll in Bayelsa
Two days to this weekend’s governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi, the United States has made it clear that it expects nothing less than a free, fair, transparent and peaceful exercise.