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AGIP FLOW STATION SHUTDOWN IN SAMABRI, OVER MARGINALIZATION, NEGLECT OF HOST COMMUNITIES

Youths of Abuetor, Agbere, Osekwenike and Osifo communities in Sagbama LGA, of Bayelsa state on Monday, September 16, protested against alleged neglect, marginalization and exclusion by the Nigerian Agip Oil Company NAOC. The protesting youths, under the aegis of the ‘Samabri Agip Host Commties Youth Federation,‘ shut down the Samabri Flow Station owned by NAOC, over what they call the neglect, marginalisation, exclusion of stakeholders … Continue reading AGIP FLOW STATION SHUTDOWN IN SAMABRI, OVER MARGINALIZATION, NEGLECT OF HOST COMMUNITIES

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DAVID LYON WINS APC BAYELSA GUBER PRIMARY, LOKPOBIRI REJECTS RESULT

David Diai Chief David Lyon, a Bayelsa state based businessman and oil industry mogul, renowned for his overwhelming philanthropy and grassroots appeal, has won the Bayelsa State All Progressives Congress, APC governorship primary election, held in Yenagoa, the state capital, on Tuesday, September 4, 2019. Chief Lyon scored 42,138 Votes to defeat his nearest challenger, Mrs. Diseye Nsirim, who polled 1,533 Votes, in the election … Continue reading DAVID LYON WINS APC BAYELSA GUBER PRIMARY, LOKPOBIRI REJECTS RESULT

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DUOYE DIRI WINS BAYELSA PDP GUBER PRIMARY, FLOORS ALAIBE, OTHERS

David Diai Senator Douye Diri, representing Bayelsa Central Senatorial District in the Nigerian Senate, has won the Bayelsa Peoples Democratic Party, PDP governorship primary election to emerge the party’s flag bearer in the forthcoming November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State. Senator Diri polled 561 votes to defeat his closest rival and former Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Chief Ndutimi Alaibe, who polled … Continue reading DUOYE DIRI WINS BAYELSA PDP GUBER PRIMARY, FLOORS ALAIBE, OTHERS

COURT RULES AGAINST DIRECT PRIMARY, AS APC POSTPONES BAYELSA GUBER SELECTION

The process of electing a gubernatorial flag-bearer to fly the All Progressives Congress, APC flag in the scheduled November 16, 2019, Beyelsa state governorship election was thrown into uncertainty, as a Bayelsa State High Court sitting in Yenagoa, the state capital, granted an interim order on Wednesday, August 28, restraining the APC from adopting direct primary method for the party primary. This legal bombshell is … Continue reading COURT RULES AGAINST DIRECT PRIMARY, AS APC POSTPONES BAYELSA GUBER SELECTION

GEORGE-IKOLI, BAYELSA GOVERNORSHIP HOPEFUL, MEETS PDP LEADERS; LISTS ACHIEVEMENTS

*PROMISES TO MAKE BAYELSA THE PRIDE OF THE PEOPLE AND THE ENVY OF OTHER STATES **PLANS TO MAKE FAAC ALLOCATION A STANDBY FACILITY A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship hopeful, Barrister Anthony George-Ikoli on Thursday, August 22, stressed the need for gubernatorial aspirants in the state to be judged by their records of performance in public and private sector. George-Ikoli who served as Attorney General … Continue reading GEORGE-IKOLI, BAYELSA GOVERNORSHIP HOPEFUL, MEETS PDP LEADERS; LISTS ACHIEVEMENTS