Bayelsa State

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
May 25th, 2014
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African Academy Movie Awards (AMAA) held on Saturday May 24, 2014 in Bayelsa state, presents the full list of winners from the 10th edition of the awards… Best Short Film – Dialemi Best Animation – Khumba (South Africa) Best Documentary – Hamu Beya (Mali) & Portraits of a Lone Farmer (Nigeria &am...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Oct 5th, 2013
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Chief Ebenezer Babatope | credits: File copy Northern interest groups have reacted angrily to suggestions by Chief Ebenezer Babatope that northern politicians should wait until 2019 to vie for the Presidency. Babatope had, while speaking at a public function in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State last week, asked...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Sep 8th, 2013
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By By Daniel Abia Snr Correspondent, P/H Ex-militants in the Niger Delta region are now very angry over what they term as a clear gang-up against the second term bid of President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015 by some bigwigs in the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP). For spearheading the break-up of ...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 14th, 2013
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Nigeria, Africa’s largest oil producer, lost about 1.2 billion dollars to oil thieves in a single month of the first quarter of 2013, an official statement said Tuesday. “At average January-March prices of $121 per barrel, this theft resulted in a loss of $1.2bn to Nigeria in one month al...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 12th, 2013
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Forget NGF crisis, when it comes to money govs ‘re united Governor Sule Lamido is arguably the most socialist inclined of the country’s 36 governors. In his six years in office as governor of Jigawa State, he has in several ways sought to give the imprint of the Talakawa ideology he inherited from h...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 3rd, 2013
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By Eze chukwuemeka Eze, Having written several articles on the current macabre dance and political crisis rocking Rivers State and x-raying its effects on the future political developments of Nigeria if not checked, I do not see further need to come up with another piece on this subject despite new c...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 29th, 2013
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LAGOS — Governor of Bayelsa State and Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party ad-hoc committee on reconciliation, Mr. Seriake Dickson, yesterday, said he was ready to reconcile all aggrieved members of the party with a view to ensuring the success of the party in the next election. Dickson, who has come u...
By IndepthAfrica
In IndepthAfrica
Jul 23rd, 2013
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IndepthAfrica – Nigeria’s First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan on Monday evening lost her stepmother, Mrs Iwari Oba via a deadly motor vehicle accident along Elele Road in Rivers State. The latest reports revealed that the First Lady’s mother was on her way to Bayelsa State when the car accident ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Letters & Interviews
Apr 23rd, 2013
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This is Bayelsa State, heart of the Niger Delta, and “glory of all lands”, according to the official state tagline. Under the care of His Excellency the Honourable Seriake Dickson, what was once a restive kidnapping zone has mellowed considerably. But Nigeria’s oil-rich region still has some way to g...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 8th, 2013
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By Ogbuefi Blogs MEND, says it is responsible for the ambush and gruesome killing of 12 police men in Bayelsa and the Police authorities say it’s a lie MEND was not responsible. Earlier, MEND had issued notice of resumed hostilities and we were told that it was not MEND issuing the notice so we...