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Some Bayelsa APC members happy with Lyon’s disqualification – APC chieftain

The APC governorship candidate, David Lyon, who won the election, was sacked by the Supreme Court. The post Some Bayelsa APC members happy with Lyon’s disqualification – APC chieftain appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Bayelsa: Count Me Out Of Protest At Odili’s Residence, Sylva Replies Wike

Governor Wike The minister of state for petroleum, Chief Timiepere Sylva has described as false the claim by Nyesom Wike, Rivers state governor, that himself and Adams Oshiomhole were behind the recent protest at the Abuja residence of Mary Odili over the Supreme Court ruling which sacked Chief David Lyon of the All Progressive Congress, […]

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I Didn’t Forge My Certificate – Sacked Bayelsa Gov-Elect

The sacked deputy governor-elect of Bayelsa state, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo has called a press conference where he stated that he is currently traumatized over the sack of his principal, David Lyon as well as himself over certificate forgery. He further stated that all the certificates he presented to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) are authentic […]

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Court Asks DSS To Probe Bayelsa Deputy Governor For Certificate Forgery

The All Progressive Congress(APC) has launched a counter-attack on the newly sworn-in deputy governor of Bayelsa state, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo as it has secured a Court injunction asking the Department of State Services (DSS) to investigate Ewhrudjakpo for alleged certificate forgery. This is coming days after David Lyon of the All Progressive Congress(APC) was sacked as […]

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Bayelsa Governorship: APC seeks review of Supreme Court judgement

The APC claims the judgment of the Federal High Court was misinterpreted by the apex court and thus disqualified Mr Lyon wrongly. The post Bayelsa Governorship: APC seeks review of Supreme Court judgement appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Bayelsa: Leave judiciary alone, group warns political class

Wants Oshiomhole, Lyon arrested By Dirisu Yakubu A coalition of Civil Society Group for Democracy yesterday warned the political class to leave the judiciary alone to do its job, rather making reckless comments capable of heating the polity and causing disaffection among the people. This is as the coalition counselled the Supreme Court to stand […]

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PHOTOS: Protesters storm Mary Odili’s residence over Supreme Court judgment on Bayelsa

Some protesters besieged the residence of Mary Odili, a justice of the supreme court, in Abuja, on Tuesday. The protesters held placards berating the judge for the court’s decision on the governorship case in Bayelsa. Last Thursday, the supreme court sacked David Lyon, Bayelsa governor-elect, on the grounds that Biobarakuma Degi-Eriemienyo, his running mate, presented […]

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I’ll send 2020 budget proposal to Bayelsa Assembly soon — Diri

By Samuel Oyadongha & Emem Idio Senator Diri Duruoye YENAGOA—Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State, has said that he would soon forward the 2020 budget proposal to the state House of Assembly for consideration. Diri, made the disclose yesterday, when he met with all the 24 members of the state House of Assembly. It will […]

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New Bayelsa gov meets state lawmakers, urges early passage of 2020 Budget

The new governor who was sworn in on Friday said he would present the budget to the Bayelsa State Assembly soon. The post New Bayelsa gov meets state lawmakers, urges early passage of 2020 Budget appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Police extend curfew in Bayelsa to February 23

The police imposed a curfew in Bayelsa on Friday following the violence that trailed the Supreme Court judgement declaring Douye Diri of the PDP as the winner of the November 16 governorship poll. The post Police extend curfew in Bayelsa to February 23 appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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INEC rejects APC’s request for fresh Bayelsa elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday ruled out any fresh governorship election in Bayelsa State as requested by the All Progressives Congress. INEC’s Director of Voter Education and Publicity, Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, in an interview with one of our correspondents in Abuja, dismissed the APC’s demand for a fresh governorship poll in Bayelsa State. He […]

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