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Bayelsa Decides: Results so Far

  Results as at yesterday, Sat night: 1. Yenagoa Local Government APC 448 PDP 839 2. Brass Local Government APC 1679 PDP 05 3.Sagbama Local Government APC 119 PDP 180 4. Ogbia Local Government APC 139 PDP 1,290 From the results of yesterday night, total votes for: APC=2385 PDP=2314. Difference= …

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Bayelsa Election: Dickson Weeps Over Polls’- Related Deaths

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, was in tears after learning of the death of 14 persons during Saturday’s supplementary governorship election The Chief Press Secretary to Dickson, Daniel Iworiso-Markson said the governr Dickson condemned in strong terms, the “electoral malpractice and violence which marred the supplementary elections in Brass, Nembe, …

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Bayelsa Polls: APC Alerts Security On Alleged Plot By Dickson To Declare Self Winner

The Sylva-Igiri Campaign Organisation of the APC, has called on the security agents to ensure no one uses any of the broadcast stations in the state to either announce election result or incite people against the opposing political parties or the Federal Government. It would be recalled that Governor Seriake …

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DSS Detains Faleke, Audu’s Son

Directorate of State Service has detained Kogi State deputy governor-elect, Mr. James Faleke and Alhaji Mohammed Audu, the son of the late Abubakar Audu. The Audu/Faleke Campaign Organisation, which confirmed the development, critisised the DSS for inviting and detaining both men. The Organisation’s Director of Media and Publicity, Mr Duro …

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Bayelsa Polls: APC Alleges Violent Attacks By PDP Thugs

  The All Progressives Party (APC) has alleged that thugs suspected to be working for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) early this morning attacked APC agent in Nembe-Ogbolomabiri, Barrister Doumo Ogbomani and other party stalwarts at the Local Government Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office during the distribution of materials …

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Bayelsa Guber: D-DAY, Sylva Vs Dickson

It is D-Day in Bayelsa as the re-run election in Southern Ijaw holds today between the two frontrunners, Governor Seriake Dickson and Chief Timipre Sylva. The election which was held on December 5 and 6, 2015 was declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) following series of violent witnessed …

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Release Our Son, N1.4bn Allegations Are False- Metuh Family

The family of Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) to release their son. The statement that was signed on behalf of the family by Chief Gilbert Metuh said the allegations against their son are completely false. Metuh was arrested …

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Lawmakers Back Ambode Over Oshodi Demolition

  Some lawmakers on Friday defended the demolition of Owonifari Market within the notorious loop of Oshodi by the State Government, describing the development as necessary step towards the actualization of Oshodi transformation plan. The government had relocated traders plying their trade in the market to a newly built ultra-modern …

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$2.1b Arms Cash: Panel Invites 241 Firms, Others

No fewer than 241 companies, individuals and organisations are to appear before the Office of National Security Adviser (ONSA) over contracts awarded by the office between 2011 and 2015. Those who fail to appear risk being embarrassed, the office warned yesterday. ONSA, in an advertorial in this newspaper, said the …

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Visafone Acquisition: MTN May RecallSacked Staff

The sacked workers of Visafone, the largest CDMA operator in Nigeria, by MTN Nigeria may be recalled, THISDAY has learnt. MTN last Friday finalised the acquisition of Visafone, a process it started early last year. It took possession of the company last Monday but had ordered Visafone to sack all …

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