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Bayelsa Election: Stop Campaign To Discredit Poll, Group Tells PDP

An Ijaw solidarity group, Amaebi Foundation, has decried what it calls an attempt by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to discredit the governorship election in Bayelsa State by publishing false statements about the Independent National Electoral Commission, the military and other security agencies, and the federal government. In a statement …

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Bayelsa decides: Early Results

Unconfirmed Results Trickling Out of Bayelsa:   YENAGOA Ward 5, unit 20: APC 63, PDP 100 Ward 2 unit 1: APC 19, PDP 14 Ward 2 unit 2: APC 27, PDP 23 Ward 4 unit 8: APC 250, PDP 144 Ward 7 unit 12: APC 81, PDP 41 Ward 4 …

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Bayelsa Decides: INEC Shifts Poll in Southern Ijaw To Sunday

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has just announced that polling in Southern Ijaw local government will hold from 8 am on Sunday (December 6) INEC said the shift was due to late arrival of poll materials

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DSS Uncovers Boko Haram Cell In FCT

By Robert Matthew The Department of State Security Service (DSS) said it has uncovered a Boko Haram Cell in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). In a statement signed by one Tony Opuiyo , DSS said the cell was carrying out surveillance on the FCT with a view to carry out …

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Why  I Enlisted Obasanjo’s Help On Guinea Bissau Crisis- Buhari 

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he decided to enlist the assistance of former Nigerian President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo to mediate in the political crisis in Guinea Bissau because of his wide political and military experience as well as strong commitment to the unity of Nigeria and Africa. According to …

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Bayelsa Election Update: Accreditation in Progress

Accreditation started in most part of the state amid cases of violence. Some flashpoints in the state have witnessed sporadic gunshots. The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Timipre accredited at Okpoma, Brass LGA while the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Seriake Dickson got accredited at Toru-Orua, Sagbama LGA

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Bayelsa Election: Again, Card Reader Fails To Authenticate Jonathan

Just as the case during the 2015 general elections where the card reader rejected former president Goodluck Jonathan , the card has again failed to authenticate the former president fingerprints at the ongoing accreditation process in Bayelsa. Jonathan has since returned back to his house  while INEC officials have gone …

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Bayelsa Election: IGP Restricts Movement From 6am-6pm

The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase has placed an order restricting movements from 6am-6pm during the Bayelsa election and supplementary election in Kogi state in order to ensure a hitch-free exercise. In a statement released by the force public Relations Officer, Olabisi Kolawole also warned all security details …

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UN Commends Nigeria’s Efforts On Insurgency As FG, UN Mark UN @70

The year-long activities marking the 70th anniversary of the United Nations in Nigeria reached a climax on Monday 30 November 2015 when the Federal Government of Nigeria and the United Nations system in the country organised an anniversary lecture and an exhibition to underscore the strategic importance of the country …

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Resign If You Can’t Pay N18, 000 Minimum Wage, Ex-NLC Vice President Tells Govs

Comrade Issa Aremu, a former Vice President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has declared that any of the state governors who cannot pay the minimum wage of N18, 000 to workers have no business remaining in office, stressing that such governors should resign. The current General-Secretary of the National …

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