Tag Archives: Bayelsa State

Goodluck Jonathan: Buhari, PDP & More Celebrate Former President On His 63rd Birthday

Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan turned 63 on Friday November 20, and his family didn’t miss the opportunity to serenade him with a delightful rendition of “Happy Birthday.” He was surrounded by his wife Patience Jonathan, children and grandchildren as they gathered in his home in Bayelsa state to celebrate his new age. The overjoyed ex-President also took…

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ICYMI: Duoye Diri Has Been Duly Affirmed As The Governor Of Bayelsa State

Governor Douye Diri is officially the elected Incumbent Governor of Bayelsa State, the Supreme court affirmed on Wednesday November 18. A seven-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, dismissed six appeals filed against the governor and his deputy, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo. Justice Ngwuta, in his judgment, predicated the dismissal of the appeals on the…

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BBNaija’s Nengi Hampson Named Senior Special Assistant To Bayelsa Governor On Girl Child

Big Brother Naija Star, Nengi Hampson, has been appointed as the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Girl Child to Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State. This was announced during her visit to the state governor in his office on Friday morning. Nengi was also announced as the Face of the southernmost state. Her fellow ex-constant from the BBNaija reality TV…

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Duoye Diri’s Election As Bayelsa State Governor Affirmed By Appeal Court

The election of Bayelsa Governor Douye Diri has been upheld by a five-man panel of the Appeal Court sitting in Abuja following the a ruling by the state election tribunal which nullified the electoral process. The three-member panel of the tribunal had on August 17, ruled that the November 16, 2019 election that saw Diri emerge…

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ICYMI: Diri Appeals Bayelsa Tribunal For Ruling To Sack Him As Governor

According to Channels Television, Douye Diri, has appealed the judgement which nullified his election as the Governor of Bayelsa state. The embattled governor’s lawyers reportedly filed the Notice of Appeal on Tuesday at the Court of Appeal in Abuja, challenging the majority judgement of the Bayelsa State Governorship Election Tribunal which nullified his election on…

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Tribunal Nullifies Bayelsa Governorship Election Following Dismissal Of Three Petitions

The Bayelsa Governorship Election Tribunal has nullified the election of its state governor Douye Diri, a day after dismissing three petitions challenging Diri’s victory. According to Channels TV, the Tribunal also ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to order a fresh election within 90 days. The verdict follows the petition by the Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party…

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Nigerians React As 118-Year-Old Woman Is Reportedly Appointed Special Adviser In Bayelsa

The local government vice-chairman of Kolokuma/Opokuma local government area of Bayelsa state, Brian Wotari has reportedly appointed a centenarian as his “special adviser on elder matters.” The woman, Omonigbalebo Dani Orogono, who is believed to be 118 years old was given the honourary appointment via a letter dated February 4, 2020, and signed by Bedford Ineye, one of the aides of the…

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Jonathan’s In-laws Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Jewellery, Valuables Worth N3bn

Operation Puff Adder of the Bayelsa State Police Command at the weekend arrested four in-laws of the former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan over alleged involvement in the illegal entry into his home in Otuoke community in Ogbia Local Government Area and carting away jewellery, custom made walking stick and other valuables worth over N.3billion. But…

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Bayelsa Commissioner Slumps During Governor Dickson’s 6th Year Anniversary Event

  Mr Fred Obua, the Commissioner for Special Projects, Bayelsa state, reportedly slumped on Tuesday and was rushed out of a briefing to mark the 6th anniversary of Governor Seriake Dickson in office. THEWILL gathered that Obua, who was to make presentation at the inter-ministerial briefing suddenly slumped and was immediately rushed out of the…

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Rare & Viral Disease Monkeypox Hits Nigeria, No Fewer Than 10 Victims Quarantined

Photo: VOA news A rare disease know as Monkey Pox, a disease very similar to small pox has broken out in Nigeria. Punch newspaper is reporting that 10 people have been quarantined at the isolation center in Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobiri, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. Also the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the epidemiological team of…

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