Collapsed bridge: Bayelsa community laments neglect, abandonment
Elders and youth of Elebele Community, Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, have decried the lack of social amenities in the community, saying the three tiers of government have abandoned them.
‘Incessant defection bad for Nigeria’s democracy’
The youngest governorship aspirant in the just concluded Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primaries in Bayelsa State, Keniebi Okoko, has decried the attitude of politicians who defect from their parties after losing elections, insisting that the practice was bad for the country’s democracy.
Dickson delays naming of Diri’s running mate for Bayelsa poll
Governor Seriake Dickson may have suspended his alleged attempt to pick his former Commissioner for Works and the senator representing Bayelsa West, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpor, as running mate to Douye Diri, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the November 16, 2019, gubernatorial election in the state.
Aspirants express optimism, caution over Bayelsa PDP guber primary poll
The focus would be on Bayelsa State this week as the major political parties select candidates for the November 16 governorship election and the momentum of political activities is building up. The political parties are determined to meet the timeline set by the electoral umpire for the conduct of governorship primaries. The Independent National Electoral…
Violence Mars PDP Ad-Hoc delegates election in Bayelsa
Violent protest yesterday marred the conduct of the ward congresses of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the ad-hoc delegates' election in the 105 wards of Bayelsa State.
NSCDC officer shoots 100-level NDU student to death in Bayelsa
An operative of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) at the weekend allegedly shot a 100-level student of the state-owned Niger Delta University, Ammassoma in Bayelsa State, to death.
APC faults Jonathan’s comment on its chances at Bayelsa guber poll
The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday faulted former President Goodluck Jonathan who ruled out its chances of sweeping the November 12 governorship poll in Bayelsa State.
Guber race: PDP adopts indirect primaries for Bayelsa, Kogi
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has ruled out the option of adopting direct primaries in electing its candidates for the November 2019 governorship election in Bayelsa and Kogi States.
Jonathan commends Ikoli for joining Bayelsa guber race
Former President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has commended Chief Anthony George-Ikoli SAN, a gubernatorial aspirant in the forthcoming Bayelsa State governorship election, for joining the race, saying his emergence will bring credibility and respect to the exercise.