Gunmen attack Dickson’s country home, kill one security aide
Unidentified gunmen attacked the Toru Orua country home of immediate past Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson on Wednesday night, but men of the Nigeria Police repelled the midnight attack.
APC targets Bayelsa senatorial seats, sets up reconciliation panel
The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday announced its intention to win the two vacant senatorial seats in Bayelsa State to remain relevant in the South South.
Dickson no threat to APC in Bayelsa poll, says Gombe governor
Gombe State Governor Mohammed Inuwa Yahaya has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will defeat the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Governor Seriake Dickson and other candidates challenging APC in the forthcoming Bayelsa senatorial elections. Yahaya, who stated this after the inauguration of reconciliation and election committee for Bayelsa Central…
Dickson, Ebebi at war in Bayelsa West Senatorial bye-election
The race for who represents Bayelsa West Senatorial District at the upper chambers of the National Assembly is gathering momentum. But with former governor, Seriake Dickson
Bayelsa 2019 poll: A transition to a miraculous uncertainty
Politics, like religion, has a season billed for intense political gaming and activity. It traditionally marks a time when everyone involved in the game troops out to register and demonstrate their level of consciousness
Bayelsa West Senatorial bye-election: Political leaders insist on fielding Dickson
Prominent Bayelsa political leaders and elders have reiterated their support for the former governor of the state Seriake Dickson to fill the vacant slot of Bayelsa West Senatorial district in the Nigerian Senate. The leaders and elders, in a statement signed by the former commissioner, former chairman Governing Council, Federal Polytechnic, Ekowe, Etiffa Bekeakpo and…
Dickson, Diri, Ijaw mourn billionaire philanthropist, Okoko
Immediate past governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson; his successor, Douye Diri; and the entire Ijaw nation are in mourning over the death on Tuesday of businessman and politician, Keniebi Okoko, in Lagos.
Tension still high as Bayelsans bemoan supreme court judgment
There was still palpable tension in parts of Bayelsa State, especially Yenagoa, the state capital, and some parts of the creek, one week after the swearing-in of Senator Douye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who lost the election at the poll....
Diri’s victory came from God, says Dickson
Outgoing Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, has ascribed the verdict of the Supreme Court, which returned the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Douye Diri