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Bayelsa Govt posts N4bn as balance of funds for September, declares N1bn IGR

Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (rtd), on Tuesday, declared N4.4 billion as balance of funds available to the...
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500 rice farms submerged in Bayelsa

No fewer than 500 rice farms at Okpotuwari and Ondewari communities in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, have been submerged by...
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Bayelsa closes schools, distributes relief materials to flood victims

Bayelsa State Government, on Sunday, directed immediate closure of schools to avoid loss of lives in the flood currently ravaging the state. Commissioner for Information...
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Paris Club refunds: Bayelsa gets N24.16bn, rubbishes Lokpobiri over N800bn debt claim

The Bayelsa State Government has announced the receipt of N24.16 billion from the Paris Club debt refund. Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Markson Iworiso-Markson,...
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Dickson to Lokpobiri: You are a Diaspora politician out of tune with happenings in...

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State and Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, have expressed divergent views on...
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Bayelsa PDP: Help! FG plotting to destabilise our state

The Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the frequent attacks, intimidation, harassment, torture and arrest of its members in...

Flood: Bayelsa govt bemoans non-receipt of share of N1.6b 2012 intervention fund

Bayelsa State Government, on Wednesday, expressed displeasure over the non-receipt of its share of the N1.6 billion from the Federal Government for states...
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Ex-Bayelsa APC chair, lawmaker, 5,000 others defect to PDP, say ‘Sylva not a politician...

A former Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Tiwei Orunimighe, has led over 98 leaders and 5,000 members of the opposition APC...
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Bayelsa imposes curfew on Twon Brass over killing

Bayelsa State Government, on Friday, imposed curfew on Twon Brass, Brass Local Government Area of the state, where three persons were killed on...
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2019: Bayelsa warns aspirants, says ‘election not war’

The Bayelsa State Government, on Wednesday, said it would work with security agencies to ensure that the state remains safe and peaceful throughout the...