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Gov. Dickson says forum’s approval of $1bn to fight insurgency will strengthen security

Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa on Tuesday explained that the Governors’ Forum’s decision to grant Federal Government permission to utilize one billion dollars from the Excess Crude Account for security was taken in good fate. The governor was reacting to the controversy surrounding the approval given during the last National …

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2019: Ekweremadu charges PDP NWC on transparent primaries …Wants an open contest for presidential ticket

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu has charged the newly elected National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to ensure transparent and credible primaries ahead of the 2019 general election. He blamed the party’s defeat in the 2015 general election on lack of internal …

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PDP convention: Reconciliation in S’ West successful, says Dickson …No issue against Secondus’ emergence, says Bode George … Our focus in S’ West is to regain power in 2019 -Jimi Agbaje

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Reconciliation Committee and Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, has declared that the committee had achieved its mission in the South West. The declaration came after two days of closed-door meetings with aggrieved PDP chairmanship candidates and party leaders in …

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Sierra Leone prepares for Presidential Elections; Dr. Kamara is ruling All Peoples Party candidate

The West African country of Sierra Leone is holding its presidential election march next year with the ruling All Peoples Party having as its candidate a technocratic politician and former foreign minister, Dr Samura Kamara. Kamara had emerged as the consensus candidate after the ruling party national convention presided over …

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PDP reconciliation: Dickson visits Dokpesi, says our mandate should be grabbing power in 2019 …I’ll always support PDP, says Media mogul boss

The Chairman of the National Reconciliation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, on Wednesday advised leaders and members of the party to place priority on the future in order to actualize the PDP mandate to take over power in 2019. According …

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2019 Ticket: I didn’t underrate Governors’ role, but APC shouldn’t mimic PDP, Says Asiwaju

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has clarified the misrepresentation in the statement attributed to him by Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha, saying he never underrated the importance of governors in the party’s nomination process. He, however, explained that what he said in that encounter with journalists …

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