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Bayelsa: We Are Going To Court – Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole says the party is going to court to challenge the issuing of Certificate of Return to Douye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for having won the Bayelsa governorship election. The Supreme Court had nullified the election of the APC governor-elect, David Lyon […]

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Police imposes three-day dusk to dawn curfew in Bayelsa over APC, PDP crisis

The Bayelsa State Police Command has imposed a three-day dusk to dawn curfew on the state. The curfew was imposed following violence that broke out over Supreme Court ruling declaring Douye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, winner of the last governorship election in the state. Commissioner of Police in the state, Uche Anozia, […]

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Douye Diri sworn-in as Governor of Bayelsa

Senator Douye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was on Friday sworn in as the 5th democratically elected Governor of Bayelsa State. The governor was sworn in after the Supreme Court nullified the election of David Lyon of the APC. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in compliance with the Supreme Court’s judgment declared […]

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JUST IN: PDP secretariat burnt as protests rock Bayelsa

Protesters stormed the secretariat of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, setting part of the building ablaze. It was gathered that the aggrieved residents, protesting the Supreme Court judgment, threw bonfires at the premises of the PDP secretariat. It was, however, learned that the fire affected the generator and security houses. The […]

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Douye Diri Sworn In As Bayelsa Governor

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the 2019 governorship election in Bayelsa State, Senator Duoye Diri, has been sworn in as governor. His swearing-in comes a day after the Supreme Court sacked the former governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon, and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo. Hours before the swearing-in, the Independent National […]

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Bayelsa: PDP receives Supreme Court judgment, insists on Imo

The Peoples Democratic Party on Thursday said it received the judgment of the Supreme Court, which nullified the election of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Mr David Lyon, and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo and declared the PDP candidate, Senator Douye Diri, and his running mate, Senator Lawrence Ewrujakpor, as the winners of […]

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Bayelsa: Supreme Court judgment would have nullified election — Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole National Chairman,  All Progressives Congress (APC)  Adams Oshiomhole has faulted the Supreme Court judgment declaring the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Douye Diri as new Governor-elect in Bayelsa. Oshiomhole said this at a news conference in Abuja on Thursday while reacting to the apex court judgment. Also read: Uzodinma/Ihedioha: Lack of electoral […]

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Bayelsa residents split over Supreme Court’s judgment

Bayelsa residents have expressed mixed reactions over the Thursday Supreme Court’s judgment that sacked Gov. David Lyon and his running mate, Mr Degi Eremioye. They stated this in Yenagoa shortly after the sacking of All Progressives Congress (APC) Governor-elect, Chief David Lyon, and his running mate based on the names on his certificates. Supreme Court […]

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Supreme Court Ruling: Stay away from Bayelsa, PDP warns Oshiomhole

PDP warned Oshiomhole to stay away from Bayelsa State The post Supreme Court Ruling: Stay away from Bayelsa, PDP warns Oshiomhole appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Bayelsa: PDP Members Who Abandoned Us Should Return: Douye

PDP flags Following the victory recorded at the Supreme court of Nigeria by the peoples Democratic Party(PDP) candidate during the November 18 gubernatorial , Douye Diri, he has appealed to all the former members of the party who left for another party to return back to the PDP. Read Also: There Won’t Be Any Governor In […]

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Supreme court sacks David Lyon as Bayelsa governor-elect, declares PDP Winner

The Supreme court has sacked David Lyon less than 24 hours before his inauguration as governor of Bayelsa state. Lyon, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was declared winner of the governorship election in the state in November 2019. A panel of justices led by Mary Odili asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) […]

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