The Appeal Court on Monday upheld the election of Douye Diri as Governor of Bayelsa State, nullifing an earlier judgment by a tribunal which ordered fresh poll within 90 days.
The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency, NOSDRA, on Monday confirmed that 45 barrels and not 45, 000 barrels of crude oil leaked from a well head in Bayelsa on March 17.
The Bayelsa State governor, Diri Douye, has appealed the judgement of the state’s governorship election tribunal, which nullified his election as the governor of the state.
The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal by Ndutimi Alaibe challenging the declaration of Governor Douye Diri as the winner of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, held on September 3, 2019 for lacking in merit.
The Police Command in Bayelsa said on Monday that it had apprehended six suspected members of a notorious kidnapping syndicate in the state, including, a female, Ogeneima Omoni, 24.
The Bayelsa Government has sealed six churches in the state for breaching ”operational protocols” required to conduct services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Douye Diri on Tuesday relaxed the interstate border closure ordered to check the spread of Coronavirus, COVID-19, to allow food, drugs and vehicles conveying personnel on essential duty into Bayelsa.
There was tight security in and around the Three Arms Zone in Abuja as the Supreme Court on Tuesday hears an application by the All Progressives Congress, APC, to review its February 13 judgment
The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, said it has uncovered a grand plot by the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo and his party, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to swap the allegedly forged National Youth Service Corp,
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has fixed March 14 as a date for the conduct of four bye-elections in four Federal Constituencies.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Douye Diri who was just sworn-in as the governor of Bayelsa State.
Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has reacted to the Thursday’s Supreme Court judgement sacking the Bayelsa State Governor-elect, David Lyon.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has lauded the Supreme Court judgment affirming Bayelsa Governor-elect David Lyon as the valid candidate of APC.
The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria RIFAN, Bayelsa state chapter has lauded the efforts of the Nigerian government at ensuring rice sufficiency across states of the federation.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has called on security agencies to conduct a thorough investigation into the attack on the Otuoke country home of former President Goodluck Jonathan.
President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday put a call to former President Goodluck Jonathan to sympathize with him following an attack by gunmen on his Otuoke, Bayelsa State country residence.
The Federal High Court, Abuja has ordered the transfer of Soku oil field from Bayelsa to its rightful owner, Rivers.
The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDM, Simbi Wabote, says the 650,000 barrels per day Dangote Refinery project is an actualisation of local content development in Nigeria.
Governor Seriake Dickson has attributed the historic feat of being the first governor to successfully complete a second term in office in Bayelsa to divine intervention.
The Presidency has described as “false and irresponsible’’ reports that former president Goodluck Jonathan was blackmailed to support the governing party, APC, in recent Bayelsa State elections.
The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Yekini Nabena, has dismissed claims by the governor of Bayelsa state, Seriake Dickson, alleging that security agents connived with the APC to hijack electoral materials in many local government areas during the governorship election in the state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Thursday, presented Certificate of Return to Bayelsa Governor-elect, Mr David Lyon and his deputy Sen. Degi Eremienyo.