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The All Progressives Congress (APC) will Friday, March 27, 2020, know its fate in its bid to have the Supreme Court set aside the consequential order that made the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) beneficiary of all elective positions in the 2019 general election in Zamfara State.
Chief David Lyon, former Bayelsa governor-elect, has expressed appreciation to the people of Bayelsa State for their show of support and solidarity long after the supreme court judgment that denied him his electoral mandate.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr Diri Douye, have just held a meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, has alleged that those pushing for the ouster of the embattled APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, are working for the main opposition and “some leaders of the ruling party”.
The Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has blamed the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole and the Minister of State for Petroleum and former governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva for the February 13 violence that swept across Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital after the Supreme Court sacked Chief David Lyon as governor-elect.
The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has approved a request from Governor Douye Diri for a N2.9bn loan “to buy operational vehicles for the governor, deputy governor and other top government functionaries.”
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State not to throw the state into anarchy through unguarded utterances by it’s chieftains that are capable of over heating the polity of the state.
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has donated the N40 million awarded by the Supreme Court to him and his deputy, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, to the church to promote the work of God.
The Bayelsa Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), on Thursday urged the party members and supporters in the state to accept the Supreme Court judgment that sacked its candidate, David Lyon.
The Supreme Court has dismissed an application for review of the judgment which sacked the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa state, David Lyon and his deputy, Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo.
The Supreme Court, on Wednesday, dismissed the application filed by All Progressives Congress (APC) and it’s candidate the Bayelsa governorship election, David Lyon, for lacking in merit.
On Wednesday, 26 February, the Supreme Court upheld its decision on Bayelsa election which removed David Lyon as Governor-elect and reconfirmed Douye Diri as winner.
The Supreme Court has stood down its proceeding to enable it deliver judgement on fresh applications seeking to set-aside its February 13 judgement that sacked David Lyon and Degi-Eremieoyo as governor and deputy-governor elect of Bayelsa state.
The Supreme court has begun hearing the application of the All Progressives Congress and its candidate for the review of Bayelsa State election judgment given by the court on 13 February.
There is tight security as the Supreme Court commences hearing in the appeal by the All Progressives Congress, its Governorship and Deputy Governorship candidates, seeking a review of the judgment of the apex court that sacked them as governor-elect and deputy governor-elect of Bayelsa.
In a unanimous judgment delivered on February 14, 2020, the Supreme Court of Nigeria sacked the Bayelsa State Governor-elect, David Lyon and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo who had run on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday withdrew its petition against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) before the Bayelsa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has rejected the planned arrival of a Chinese medical team to assist the country in its coronavirus (COVID-19) response.
Nigeria has confirmed eight new cases of Coronavirus, bringing the total national figures to 232 cases.
Shenzhen, a city in southeastern China, has become the first city in the country to ban the consumption of pets, such as cats and dogs, CNN has reported.
As at 09:30 pm 5th April there are 232 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Thirty-three have been discharged with five deaths.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital over his coronavirus infection.
The UK’s national medical director for NHS England, Stephen Powis, has condemned vandals in the country who attacked new 5G mobile phone network masts, after discredited claims it helped spread the coronavirus.
Juan Mata has trolled his Manchester United team-mate Nemanja Matic by jokingly saying the Serbia midfielder is only claiming to be doing his training regime during the coronavirus lockdown.
Heracles Almelo forward Cyriel Dessers hopes to play in one of the top five leagues in Europe, but has not rule out joining a big club in Belgium.
Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan says it would only be “fair” for rivals Liverpool to be awarded the English Premier League trophy if the season cannot be completed due to the coronavirus outbreak.
A human rights lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, says he is approaching a Federal High Court to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from restricting the movement of Nigerians living in Lagos, Ogun, and Abuja.