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Bayelsa backs INEC’s bid to deregister political parties

Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo

The Bayelsa State government has voiced support for the move by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to deregister political parties that fail to meet provisions of the Electoral Act and Nigerian Constitution. Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, made this known when the newly elected state executive committee of the Inter-Party Advisory Council […] Read Full Story

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Bayelsa Assembly to query leakages in IGR

Bayelsa State House of Assembly

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly is set to investigate alleged leakages in the state internally generated revenue (IGR) on a motion by Onyike Godbless representing Sagbama Constituency 1. The motion was unanimously adopted by the 16 lawmakers on the floor of the House on Tuesday and the revenue-generating ministries, departments and agencies are to […] Read Full Story

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Ex-President Jonathan urges politicians to close ranks after elections

Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has urged politicians across Nigeria to close ranks after elections and stop playing politics of bitterness. Speaking at a victory thanksgiving/anniversary service at the King of Glory Chapel, Government House, Yenagoa on Saturday to mark Governor Douye Diri’s one year in office, Jonathan advised politicians to come together to support whoever […] Read Full Story

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Bayelsa to intensify efforts to accredit courses at state college of education

Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo

The Bayelsa State government has said it would intensify efforts to secure accreditation of courses offered at the state-owned Isaac Jasper Boro College of Education, Sagbama, to ensure the employability of its graduates. The deputy governor, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, gave the assurance Wednesday at separate meetings with some stakeholders of Sagbama Town led by Fyneman Wilson […] Read Full Story

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Women protest against herdsmen in Yenagoa

Women from the Epie/Atissa communities in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State on Wednesday staged a peaceful protest against the menace of herdsmen. The women waving leaves at the Tombia Roundabout, Etegwe axis of Yenagoa, also barricaded the road, which is the major road leading into the state capital, to drive home their demand […] Read Full Story