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    The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a motion filed by the  All Progressives Congress, APC, requesting an expansion of the panel for the review of the judgment of the apex court which sacked its candidate in the Bayelsa governorship election, Mr. David Lyon. This is a preliminary victory for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, whose ...
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      The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, has called on the people in Bayelsa to back their new leader to bring development and prosperity to the state, as he lauded the Supreme Court for showing “consistency in its judgments.” Atiku while reacting to the verdict, in ...
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    Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has called on all political parties to be calm and embrace peace over the ruling of the Supreme Court on Bayelsa governorship poll. The Court had  nullified the All progressives Congress (APC) victory at Nov 16 governorship election that brought in David Lyon. The supreme court had ruled that Lyon’s ...
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    All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa has urged Gov. Seriake Dickson, to stop threatening the state and trying to raise tension following the electoral defeat of his preferred candidate.. APC advised Dickson to tow the path of democracy and rule of law by taking his grievances to the court. Mr. Doifie Buokoribo, State Publicity Secretary ...
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    Governor-elect, Mr David Lyon   The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday, presented Certificate of Return to Bayelsa Governor-elect, Mr David Lyon and his deputy Sen. Degi Eremienyo. INEC National Commissioner in charge of Rivers, Bayelsa and Edo, Mrs May Agbamuche-Mbu, presented the certificates at a ceremony in Yenogoa. Mbu expressed gratitude to all ...
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    PDP governorship candidate, Duoye Diri The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Duoye Diri, has faulted the outcome of the governorship election in Bayelsa State. Diri, who addressed a news conference on Sunday, accused the Nigerian Army of intimidating agents and supporters of the PDP in Ogbia Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. He ...
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    President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the Nov. 16 election in Bayelsa, David Lyon, on his victory. Buhari’s congratulatory message was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Monday. The President also commended APC supporters in particular and Nigerians in general ...
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    It’s official. The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr David Lyon, has won the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared. The Returning Officer and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Benin, Professor Faraday Orunmuwese, announced this on Monday morning. The APC candidate polled a total ...
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    There was wild jubilation in Kogi and Bayelsa states Sunday night as APC faithful massed through the streets to celebrate their party victories at the polls. While INEC declared the senatorial election for Kogi West as inconclusive, the APC was a clear winner by wide margin in the Kogi governorship poll. In Bayelsa with only ...
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    A Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, on Thursday nullified the governorship primaries that produced Chief David Lyon as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), for the Nov. 16 poll in the state. Delivering judgment, Justice Jane Inyang, held that the primaries were conducted arbitrarily outside the rules of the party. The suit ...