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    Politics How four ‘outsiders’ are dictating tempo of Bayelsa State guber poll – The Guardian Nigeria News

    With one clear month to the November 16, 2019, gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State, the undercurrents in the state point to the reality that some four political actors that would not be on the ballot are influencing the various dynamics. … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria...
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    Politics INEC Releases Number Of Registered Voters Ahead Of November Election – Naijaloaded

    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has displayed voters register, ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State. INEC, while disclosing this, said a total of 867,088 registered voters will cast their ballots during the governorship poll.... Read more via...
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    Politics INEC warns Bayelsa guber candidates against incitement – The Guardian Nigeria News

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has advised candidates participating in the November 16, 2019 governorship poll in Bayelsa State to avoid inciting statements during their campaigns. The commission gave the warning in Abuja yesterday … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria...
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    Politics FG shortchanging Bayelsa, others on oil subsidy – Finance Commissioner – Newtelegraph

    The Bayelsa State government, on Tuesday, accused the Federal Government of illegally deducting 4% as fuel subsidy from its monthly allocation, which has amounted to over N450 billion in the last 13 years. The Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Maxwell … Read more via Newtelegraph –...
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    Politics Bayelsa Assembly leadership crisis: Gov. Dickson recognises new Speaker – Pulse Nigeria

    Speaker of the Assembly, Mr Emmanuel Isenah, had adjourned the session indefinitely for the house to proceed on recess. Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has endorsed the election of a new Speaker for Bayelsa House of Assembly which took place under chaotic circumstances on Monday..... Read...
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    Politics Bayelsa Election: APC Branded Salts Go Viral As Part Of Campaign Gifts -

    A lot has been happening recently as we draw close to the Bayelsa State Governorship elections, as part of the campaign strategy the flag bearer of APC, branded salts of David Lyon’s and his Deputy’s image is currently making rounds to the locals within the State as part of gift items. We’re...
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    Metro Tragedy of oil rich kingdom where bridges fall freely – Vanguard News

    Ogbia Kingdom in Bayelsa East could best be described as a paradox of a resource-rich enclave yet pervasively poor. It was in this relatively unknown backwater of the Niger Delta that the black gold, which launched the country into the club of petro dollar … Read more via Vanguard News –...
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    Metro Man Commits Suicide In Bayelsa After He Lost His Bet9ja Ticket (Graphic Photos) – Nairaland

    A middle aged man popularly known as Papa Ebube residing at Arita Lane Area of Yenagoa took his life by hanging in the early hours on Sunday.... Read more via Nairaland – https://ift.tt/2NrrzDC Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson sacks his Special Adviser of eight years for repeated acts of gross misconduct – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson has dismissed Mrs. Helen Bob, as a Special Adviser in his administration. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Fidelis Soriwei, said that Bob was... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – https://ift.tt/34PkVg1 Get More Nigeria...
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    Politics 2 months to Bayelsa guber, Governor Dickson sacks special adviser, reveals reasons – Legit Nigeria News

    Helen Bob, a special adviser to Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state, was on Wednesday, September 18, sacked by her principal. According to Fidelis Soriwei, the chief press secretary..... Read more via Legit Nigeria News – https://ift.tt/30swuWP Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Incessant defections by politicians bad for Nigeria’s democracy, says Okoko – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Bayelsa businessman and youngest governorship aspirant at the recent Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary in the state, Keniebi Okoko, has kicked against politicians who defect from their parties after losing elections, insisting that the practice … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News –...
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    Metro Residents raise alarm, as another bridge’s going down in Bayelsa community – Vanguard News

    ELEBEBLE—RESIDENTS of oil-rich Elebele community, Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, have raised the alarm that another steel bridge was facing imminent collapse in the locality, about weeks after a 50-ton steel bridge caved in, cutting off several communities and paralysing...
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    Metro Gunmen Abduct Four Bayelsa Youths Who Went to Rescue Accident Victims – Thisdaylive

    A younger brother to former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Power and a governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Godknows Igali, was among those kidnapped last weekend while attempting to rescue several Bayelsa youths who were involved in an accident during a … Read...
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    Politics David Lyon wins Bayelsa APC governorship primary – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of the just concluded governorship primary in Bayelsa. He scored 42,138 votes to defeat his closet rival, Diseye Nsirim, who scored 1,533 votes.... Read more via Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s Blog – https://ift.tt/2NNwtu1...
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    Politics Bayelsa Guber: Douye Diri wins PDP primary – Vanguard News

    Senator Douye Diri has emerged as the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP for the November 16 governorship election.... Read more via Vanguard News – https://ift.tt/2NNKZly Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics APC postpones Bayelsa governorship primary – Premium Times Nigeria

    The All Progressive Congress (APC) has postponed its Bayelsa State governorship primary to September 3 and 4. In a statement by its spokesperson, Lanre Issa-Onilu, the APC said the primary was postponed due to a court order... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2HxHeMT...
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    Metro Niger Deltans React to Akpabio, Keyamo’s Appointments As Ministers For The Region – Sahara Reporters

    Residents of Niger Delta region have expressed mixed views on the appointments of Godswill Akpabio and Festus Keyamo as Minister and Minister of State respectively for the Ministry of Niger Delta..... Read more via Sahara Reporters – https://ift.tt/2Zd0v16 Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics Bayelsa PDP primaries: ‘Alaibe, Osaisai, others jittery’ – Newtelegraph

    Some governorship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State including former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Chief Timi Alaibe and Dr. Chris Osaisai, among others, have become panicky as the September 3, 2019 … Read more via...
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    Politics Dickson, Alaibe Clash over Alleged Doctored Audios – Thisdaylive

    A battle of attrition is raging between the Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, and a Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) Bayelsa State Governorship Aspirant and former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Timi Alaibe. The bone … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
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    Politics Zoning untenable in Bayelsa, says Agbedi – The Guardian Nigeria News

    With zoning as an issue ahead of the November 16 gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State, the former director-general of Seriake Dickson Governorship Campaign Organisation, Fred Agbedi, has dismissed zoning as a veritable principle. Agbedi, one of the leading contenders for Dickson’s … Read...