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Governor Nyesom Wike has asked embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole to resign over his failure to stop swearing of Sen Douye Diri as Bayelsa state Governor.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Douye Diri, cannot be sworn in on Friday as Bayelsa Governor because he did not meet the requirements of the Supreme Court.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described Thursday’s nullification of the election of David Lyon as Bayelsa state governor-elect, as victory for democracy.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared its readiness to act on the Supreme Court judgement sacking Bayelsa State Governor-elect, David Lyon, and his deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo, but cannot do so now.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), has expressed happiness over the Supreme Court judgement dismissing the case filed by Heineken Lokpobiri affirming David Lyon as the valid candidate of the party in Bayelsa State governorship poll.=
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Governors forum, has appointed Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto State Governor, as its new chairman.
Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has offered automatic employment to 104 First Class graduates of the state-owned Niger Delta University, Amassoma in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area.
Bayelsa State Governor, Hon Seriake Dickson says he will be leaving behind very big shoes for his successor after eight years of sustained efforts to develop the state.
With the tenure of the Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, ending soon, together with his chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum, the battle to succeed him has begun to gain momentum. At least three governors from the North are gearing up to contest the position, when it becomes vacant. The occupant is expected to be a critical factor in the next presidential election in 2023.
Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Mr. Yekini Nabena, has hailed the Court of Appeal ruling which struck out the case of a former Minister of State for Agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, challenging the candidacy of the Bayelsa State Governor-elect, Chief David Lyon.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday, alleged that out-going Bayelsa State governor, Mr Seriake Dickson, colluded with the All Progressives Congress, APC, to lose the November 16, 2019, governorship election in Bayalsa, so that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will not arrest him when he leaves government.
Governor Nyesom Wike has insisted that the Soku oil wells belong to Rivers State in line with a Supreme Court judgment as he disagreed with his Bayelsa State counterpart Seriake Dickson, who said ownership of the oil fields was yet to be determined.
Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has signed into law the State House of Assembly Service financial autonomy bill and the Legislative Funds Management ( Amendment) bill.
The Ijaw Elders Forum (IEF), Lagos State chapter, in collaboration with other concerned groups has demanded an unreserved apology from the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesome Wike, for threatening to remove the Amayanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, over the visit of Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson to the monarch.
Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has called on on leaders of Kalabari ethnic group inn the State to prevail on the Amanyanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, not to allow himself to be used by external forces to create disunity in the State.
Speaking while inaugurating the new Head of Service, Mrs. Biobelemoye Charles-Onyeama, in Government House, Yenagoa, the governor in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Fidelis Soriwei, said he had laid a foundation for a professional civil service.
Three indigenes of Nembe in Nembe Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have dragged the Bayelsa State Government to Court over its decision to set up a Commission of Inquiry into the violence and killings in Nembe on November 13 during a botched campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Arsenal could lose starlet Bukayo Saka if they fail to secure European football for next season, according to reports.
The Kwara State Government has initiated the issuance of Identity Cards and uniforms to commercial motorcycle operators as security measures to curb crimes in the state.
The Delta State Government says it is planning to establish 20 computerised Vehicle Inspection Centres to enhance safety of motorists and upgrade of Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIO)’s oral test to Computer Based test.
Former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo has admitted he’s still not yet hundred percent, but not far away from hitting too shape either.
This is just as the apex bank has announced that it has commenced the process of creating 10 million jobs in the next five years through investment support in agriculture, using 10 commodity models.
Board member of the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation and Africa Table Tennis Federation Vice President Barrister Waheed Enitan Oshodi has states that he hopes the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation is able to get more funds and support for Nigerian players as one of the strong world emerging table tennis playing nation and top performing country in Africa.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says that his administration has spent over N13 billion on the rehabilitation and construction of schools across the 18 local government areas of the state.
Paris Saint-Germain defender Thiago Silva has insisted that he and his team-mates are not afraid to face in-form Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland, but heaped praise on the teen sensation.
Casemiro has revealed that he “wanted Neymar to come to Real Madrid”, with the Brazil international in regular contact with his fellow countryman.
Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has praised Joe Aribo following his impressive display in their 3-2 win against Sporting Braga in Thursday’s Europa League game.