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    Metro Bayelsa: Photos From Agip Oil Pipeline Explosion

    According to NOSDRA (National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency), the fatal explosion happened at the Nigeria Agip Oil Company, NAOC in Bayelsa on Sunday during a routine maintenance of the pipeline, where at least 3 persons reportedly died. NOSDRA DG, Idabor Peter said it happened in...
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    Politics #BayelsaDecides: Ballot Papers Destroyed In Gbarantoru, SILGA [See Photos]

    After completion of voting, in Gbarantoru area f Southern Ijaw local government, thugs and militants allegedly invaded the polling units and destroyed election materials. See photos:
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    Metro #BayelsaDecides: Soldiers Arrest Ballot Box-Snatching Suspects

    Two persons suspected to be agents of one of the political parties involved in Saturday’s supplementary governorship election in Bayelsa have been arrested for allegedly snatching a ballot box. NAN reports that the suspects were arrested by soldiers at Otuokpoti Unit 1, Ward 2, Ogbia Local...
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    Politics #BayelsaDecides: Fake INEC Staff Arrested in Famgbe

    Security agents arrested a fake official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at Famgbe, Yenagoa. He was reportedly hired to help rig the election in the area and reportedly made confessional statement indicting some government officials.
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    Metro #BayelsaDecides: Sporadic Shooting Reported in Bayelsa Community

    According to The Nation, there was sporadic shooting in Ward 1, Agoibiri, South Ijaw local government area of Bayelsa State. Two persons were wounded by stray bullets. Angry youths were said to be in possession of the voting materials.
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    Politics #BayelsaDecides: Delayed in Ekeowe Community Over Threat by Thugs

    Some mins past 11am in Ekowe community of Southern Ijaw LGA, accreditation and voting was yet to commence according to Vanguard reports INEC officials are still at the ward headquarters,while materials are yet to be distributed following threats and intimidation from perceived political thugs...
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    Metro #BayelsaDecides: 4 Matcheted During Fight Between APC And PDP Supporters [ See Photos]

    Not fewer than 4 persons including the former Speaker of Bayelsa State, Boyelayefa Debekeme, the Special Assistant to the governor of Bayelsa State, Tam Alari and chairman Ekeremor LGA Hon, Billy Tobiyei, sustained matchete wounds during a fight that broke out between APC and PDP supporters at...
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    Politics #BayelsaDecides: LIST of Wards and Communities Where Election Will Hold Tomorrow

    The concluding part of the of the Bayelsa Gubernatorial elections is tomorrow. The elections will hold in 17 wards & 104 communities in Southern Ijaw tomorrow. They are: WARD 1 Southern Ijaw Oporoma I Wenike Community Hall PU 001 Koluama Community Square PU 002 Ogboinbiri Community Square...
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    Politics #Southern Ijaw Rerun: Cast Your Vote?

    Ahead of Saturday's supplementary poll in Southern Ijaw Local Government area of Bayelsa state, the race between APC's candidate, Timipre Silva and the incumbent governor, Seriake Dickson will be concluded. In your own opinion, Who do you think among the leading contending candidates will have...
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    Politics #BayelsaDecides: 7 Reasons Why APC's Candidate, Timipre Silva May Win Ijaw Poll

    As the January 9, Governorship Rerun Polls in Southern Ijaw, Bayelsa State draws near, the conclusion of the Yenagoa seat will be determined by the Ijaw people. You can READ: Seriake Dickson leads Here are 7 reasons why APC's Candidate Timipre Silva might take the lead and become the next...
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    Metro Bayelsa: Sporadic Shooting In Southern Ijaw Ahead of Supplementary Election

    Few days to the supplementary election in Southern Ijaw, Peremabiri, in the local government area yesterday witnessed sporadic shooting, when armed militants stormed the community, DailySun reports. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had cancelled the results of Southern Ijaw...
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    Politics Southern Ijaw Election: APC Will Be Disgraced - Dickson

    The Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Seriake Dickson, has boasted that the opposition All Progressives Congress and its candidate, Timipre Sylva, will not stand a chance against him in the supplementary governorship election in the Southern Ijaw Local Government Area on Saturday, PUNCH reports...
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    Politics Bayelsa: I Didn’t Cancel Southern Ijaw Results Unilaterally – REC

    The Bayelsa State Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Baritor Kpagih, has said that he did not cancel the results of the controversial Southern Ijaw Local Government Area election unilaterally. Kpagih, who spoke to PUNCH said the cancellation of the SILGA poll results was not his sole decision and that...
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    Politics Bayelsa: Southern Ijaw Rerun May Hold Dec 19 [Guardian]

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) may fix the repeat election for Southern Ijaw council that was cancelled after two attempts eight days ago, according to Guardian investigation. Though the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) Baritor Lenu Kpagih, told The Guardian that the...
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    Politics Exposed: [Video] Nigerian Army Officers Caught Snatching Ballot Boxes During Bayelsa Poll

    Exposed Video Of Bayelsa Polls on how Southern Ijaw youths fought against Nigerian Army Officers who were snatching ballot boxes and other election materials in the State during the last Dec. 5th governorship election. - NNTV-Africa
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    Metro #BayelsaDecides: Nigerians React As INEC Cancels Election in Southern Ijaw

    Nigerians are beginning to react to the cancellation of Ijaw Southern election thereby declaration Bayelsa poll inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission. These are some of their comments:
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    Politics #BayelsaDecides: Anxiety As Bayelsans Await Results from Nembe, Southern Ijaw

    Prof. Zana Akpagu, the Chief. Returning Officer of Bayelsa state gubernatorial election has announced that collation of results from the remaining two local government areas would continue after the results have been received. Photo credit: Idowu Ogunleye Meanwhile anxiety has griped the...
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    Politics #BayelsaDecides: Southern Ijaw Votes to Determine Winner

    Preliminary results released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday showed that Governor Seriake Dickson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is leading in the 6 of the eight Local Government Areas (LGAs). Presently INEC Collation officer and party agets are...