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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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Bayelsa Governorship: Sylva apologises to Buhari, says APC remains strong

“I want to use this moment to call on all the people of our dear state Bayelsa to kindly shun all acts of violence and lawlessness,” Mr Sylva said. The post Bayelsa Governorship: Sylva apologises to Buhari, says APC remains strong appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Bayelsa: Sylva calls for calm, describes Supreme Court verdict as provocative

…Apologises to Buhari By Michael Eboh Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, Sunday, described the Supreme Court judgement that declared the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, as winner of the Bayelsa State governorship election as provocative, while he called on the people of the state to eschew violence and remain […]

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APC Writes INEC, Demands Fresh Election In Bayelsa

APC Flag Following the Supreme Court judgement which sacked David Lyon and declared Doye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) as governor of Bayelsa state, APC has written a letter to the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) To Demand a fresh election in the state. Read Also: Tinubu, El-Rufa’i’s Ambition For 2023 Will Not Destabilize APC- Yobe […]

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APC writes INEC, demands fresh governorship election in Bayelsa

The party says the swearing-in of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party as governor is unconstitutional. The post APC writes INEC, demands fresh governorship election in Bayelsa appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Arrest Oshiomhole over Bayelsa violence, PDP tells Police IG

The PDP accused Mr Oshiomhole of inciting the violence. The post Arrest Oshiomhole over Bayelsa violence, PDP tells Police IG appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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BREAKING: APC officially rejects INEC’s declaration of Diri as Bayelsa Governor-elect

The national body of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC has kicked against the declaration of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s Douye Diri as the governor-elect of Bayelsa State by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The party rejected INEC’s decision, saying that the party will seek legal redress and go to the court to […]

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