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Minister blames APC for Bayelsa loss, says ‘Let’s look inwards’

Festus Keyamo, minister of state for labour and employment, has asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) to look inwards over the loss of some states to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

PDP demands Adams Oshiomhole’s prosecution over Bayelsa violence

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, to immediately order the arrest of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, for questioning and prosecution, for incitement. =
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Bayelsa APC members protest ahead inauguration of PDP governor-elect

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday staged a protest in Yenagoa, Bayelsa, over the judgment of the Supreme Court that nullified Mr David Lyon’s election as governor-elect for the state.
Senator Douye Diri, Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP’s) candidate for the Bayelsa governorship election, on Saturday, described the electoral process as “smooth and peaceful”.

Senator Diri: I will reconcile Bayelsans

Senator Douye Diri, governor-elect of Bayelsa State has promised to work toward enhancing the unity of Bayelsans through the reconciliation of various segments of the fragmented state with aim to foster development in the state.
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu

Bayelsa guber ruling: Why we declared Senator Diri as governor-elect – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has explained why it has paved the way for the swearing-in of the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Douye Diri, as governor of Bayelsa State after Thursday’s Supreme Court judgment that sacked the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, David Lyon, who won the November governorship election.

Bonfires as protests hit Bayelsa, shops looted

There was tension on Friday morning in Bayelsa State following protests recorded in some parts of the state and Yenagoa, the state capital, against Thursday’s Supreme Court judgment which nullified the election of the All Progressives Congress’ governorship candidate, David Lyon, and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo.

Protesters attack PDP chieftain home, Radio Bayelsa

Protesting members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) have attacked the home of a member representing Yenagoa Federal Constituency, Hon Steve Azaiki, at Imgbi road.

Bayelsa guber: Supreme Court judgment indictment on INEC – SAN

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, said on Friday that the Supreme Court judgment on the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State is an indictment on the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson ascribes Supreme Court victory to God

The governor of Bayelsa State, Hon Henry Seriake Dickson, has ascribed the verdict of the Supreme Court which returned the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Senator Douye Diri, as the governor elect, to the mercies of God.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Supreme Court ruling: President Buhari cancels visit to Bayelsa

President Muhammadu Buhari has abruptly postponed his one day official visit to Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State Capital initially scheduled for today.
Businessman and philanthropist, Chief David Lyon, an All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant, has broken his silence on what prompted his unexpected entry into the state race.

Bayelsa guber verdict: It’s a procured judgement – David Lyon

The recently sacked APC Governor-elect of Bayelsa, David Lyon, has reacted to the Supreme Court’s judgement, calling it a “procured judgement”.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has assured the people of his desire to build on the legacies of the state founding fathers if elected on November 16.

INEC declares PDP’s Senator Diri as winner of Bayelsa election

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Senator Douye Diri and his running mate, Senator Lawrence Ewhruojakpo, as the winner of the Bayelsa Governorship election.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has assured the people of his desire to build on the legacies of the state founding fathers if elected on November 16.

Bayelsa guber verdict: PDP governors congratulate Senator Diri

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum has congratulated Sen. Diri Duruoye and his running mate, Sen. Lawrence Ewhruojakpo, over the Supreme Court judgment on Bayelsa Governorship election.

Fraud allegation: Ex-agitators’ leader apologises to Amnesty office

The leader of the Phase 2 Amnesty Programme, Comrade Steven Ebisintei, has refuted a publication where he was quoted to have alleged fraud against Ali Bozi Tamaratare, Richard Turner and some members of the legal department of Presidential Amnesty Program Office.

Bayelsa guber ruling: Supreme Court has listened to voice of reason – PDP

The Lagos State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lauded the judgment of Supreme Court sacking the governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon.
Bala Muhammad

Bauchi governor congratulates Senator Diri on Supreme Court victory

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has congratulated the incoming governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri and his deputy, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, on their victory at the Supreme Court.
Rivers State Government has denied social media news claiming that Governor Nyesom Wike insulted the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for protesting against the Supreme Court verdict on Ihedioha Vs Governor Uzodinma of Imo State.

Bayelsa guber ruling: Governor Wike tells federal government to warn Adams Oshiomhole

Criticism has continued to trail the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole’s comment that nobody should be sworn in as Bayelsa governor following the Supreme Court’s nullification of the election of the APC candidate, David Lyon.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has tasked Nigerians on the need to engage in actions that will help to further cement the bond of unity and cohesion in the country.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Okowa hails Supreme Court ruling

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has described the Supreme Court ruling which sacked Bayelsa governor-elect, Mr David Lyon and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, as a welcomed development for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidates in the governorship race, Senator Douye Diri and Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpor.

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