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Coronavirus: Governor Diri Speaks On Having Contact With Bala Mohammed, Abba Kyari

Bayelsa state governor Doye Diri has reacted to the reports that say he had contact with the duo of Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed and Abba Kyari who have both tested positive for coronavirus. Speaking in a new statement on Wednesday, he describes such report as false and malicious adding that he never had contact […]

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Coronavirus: Diri Chairs Taskforce, Shuts Schools, Restricts Worship Centres, Night Clubs

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has assumed chairmanship of a Special Taskforce on COVID-19 to directly oversee its activities in the state.

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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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Douye Diri Faces Another Battle With Timi Alaibe

The drama in Bayelsa State is not yet over. Barely few hours after he emerged as the new governor of Bayelsa State, Sen. Douye Diri faces another battle, which may threaten his mandate. He has a new date with his arch-rival, Timi Alaibe, who has asked a Federal High Court to declare him as the […]

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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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Diri vs Lyon: 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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Go for reconciliation, PDP tells Diri

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Uche Secondus, on Friday urged the Bayelsa State governor-elect, Sen. Douye  Diri, to immediately go for reconciliation in the state. Secondus gave the advice when Diri and his Depyty, Sen. Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, presented the party leaders their Certificate of Return, at the PDP Campaign Office, Legacy […]

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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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PDP brags as INEC presents Certificate of Return to its candidate, Douye Diri

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has congratulated the people of Bayelsa State over the return of its candidate in the Bayelsa State governorship election, Douye Diri. PDP sent out its congratulatory message as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, issued its candidate a Certificate of Return, after the Supreme Court ordered it to do so […]

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Supreme Court Sacks Lyon, Declares PDP’s Diri Duoye Bayelsa Governor-Elect

The Supreme Court on Thursday nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. David Lyon was to be sworn-in on Friday. Also Read: Supreme Court Upholds David Lyon’s Election Victory A five-man panel of the Supreme Court led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili ordered INEC to withdraw the Certificate of […]

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