Monthly Archives: March 2023

Bayelsa inec present certificate of return to house of assembly members. By Chris Mark

Bayelsa inec present certificate of return to house of assembly members …Agala,Oteigbanyo promise constituents better representation. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Bayelsa State has presented certificate of return to Hon.Timi Omubo Agala,Hon George Braah Oteigbanyo and 21 others who recently won the March 18 House of Assembly Elections in the State. Speaking shortly after receiving his certificate,the lawmaker elect …

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Happier is a giver than a receiver – Hon Goke Williams

The President of the Association of Ondo State Poets, Hon Goke Williams, made this assertion in one of his poems in the honour of Dr Tolu Bayode (RM, PSM, MD) a philanthropist, who is the Founder and President of the Dorian Home–an orphanage. Speaking at the event to mark the 2023 World Poetry Day in Akure, the Ondo State capital, …

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BAYELSA: Obogoro community set to shutdown government house. By Chris Mark

…calls for sack of environmental commissioner. Residents of Obogoro Community in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State has called on the Bayelsa State Government to come to their plight due to coastal erosion that has ravaged the people. The coastal erosion which have claimed several lives and properties in the last ten years need to be urgently address to …

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B.M.N.A NOMINATES APOSTLE (DR) FRANKLIN OGAYI FOR EXCELLENCE AWARD

The General Overseer, Heritage House Ministries, Apostle (Dr) Franklin Ede Ogayi, has been nominated for an award of Excellence by a foremost recognize platform in the Niger Delta known as the Bayelsa Media Network Awards (B.M.N.A) This was contained In a statement issued to newsmen in Yenagoa,Bayelsa State capital by it’s Project Manager (B.M.N.A) Mr Blessing Mathew Ozegbe. According to …

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Fire guts Balogun market shoe section

A fire outbreak on Tuesday destroyed some goods in the shoe section of Balogun market, Lagos Island. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained. A source in the market said the fire broke out where ladies’ shoe dealers are located. Jubril Gawat, a media aide of the state governor, confirmed the information. He said the Lagos fire …

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2023 World Hijab Day: FOMWAN Urges Government to Approve Use of Hijab in Public Schools. By Ladidi Al-Hassan

The Federation of Muslim Women’s Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN) Ondo State chapter has appealed to the state governmentto approve the use of hijab by Muslim girls in the state public schools to avoid undue harassment and give freedom of religious practice The association made the appeal during this year World Hijab Day celebration in Akure, the State capital. Delivering a …

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PDP Clears Diri For Bayelsa Governorship Election. By Chris Mark

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Screening Committee for Bayelsa State on Tuesday screened and cleared Senator Douye Diri for the November 11, 2023 governorship election in the state. The screening exercise took place at the PDP headquarters in Abuja. Senator Diri, who is the incumbent governor of the state, was the only aspirant from the party that picked the PDP nomination and expression of interest forms for the November poll. Chairman of the screening committee and Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, said the panel screened Governor Diri in line with guidelines of the party and as stipulated in the Electoral Law. Shaibu said the Bayelsa helmsman met all the requirements of the party for the election. He said: “We have checked the documents of Governor Douye Diri and have also interviewed him. Having satisfied our question-and-answer process, we discovered that he is not only worthy to contest the election but also have no encumbrances as far as his documents are concerned. “Regardless of the fact that he is the incumbent governor and having been a Senator of the Federal Republic, we still went through his documents page by page to ensure that there is nothing that is contrary to the Electoral Law. “Having met all the conditions and in line with the process, you have been cleared by the committee. We wish you well in the forthcoming election in Bayelsa State. “We know you have performed well as governor and by the grace of God, you will continue with the good work you have started after the election to make Bayelsa the state that Bayelsans dream to have.”

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Screening Committee for Bayelsa State on Tuesday screened and cleared Senator Douye Diri for the November 11, 2023 governorship election in the state. The screening exercise took place at the PDP headquarters in Abuja. Senator Diri, who is the incumbent governor of the state, was the only aspirant from the party that picked the …

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Sultan announces commencement of Ramadan fasting 2023/ 1444AH

Sultan announces commencement of Ramadan fasting 2023/ 1444AH

The Sultan of Sokoto and President General Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, Mohammed Sa’ad Abubakar has announced the commencement of Ramadan fasting for the year 2023/1444AH Abubakar said the crescent for the commencement of the Ramadan fasting has been sighted. In a broadcast on NTA Wednesday night, the Sultan said Muslims in the country should commence fasting on …

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INEC Fixes Date For Supplementary Elections

INEC Fixes Date For Supplementary Elections

This was made known by the Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Rotimi Oyekanmi on Monday. The Independent National Electoral Commission has fixed April 15 for the conduct of all outstanding governorship, National and State Assembly supplementary elections. Oyekanmi said, “Arising from its meeting held today, the Independent National Electoral Commission has decided that all outstanding governorship, National and …

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