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In line with his abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public schools, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has released funds for the running of the schools for the 2019/2020 academic session and vowed to sack any school heads caught collecting fees and levies.

Governor Wike fires Seriake Dickson over Soku oil wells

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.
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: Senator Diri accuses INEC, APC of complicity

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has accused the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr Monday Udoh, of violating the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal order on the inspection of election materials.

APC asks Governor Dickson to stop heating up polity

Bayelsa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the weekend asked the state Governor, Seriake Dickson, to stop heating up the polity following the defeat of his candidate at the just-concluded governorship election in the state.
A former Senior Special Assistant to Governor Henry Seriake Dickson on General Duties, Princess Ebiere Sidi, has given reasons why against all odds she supported the candidacy of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governor-Elect David Lyon.

Bayelsa guber: How my support aided David Lyon’s victory – Ebiere Sidi

A former Senior Special Assistant to Governor Henry Seriake Dickson on General Duties, Princess Ebiere Sidi, has given reasons why against all odds she supported the candidacy of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governor-Elect David Lyon.

INEC presents certificates of return to Bayelsa governor-elect, APC lawmaker-elect

Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defeated 44 candidates including the Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Douye Diri, to win a keenly contested election.

Bayelsa election: PDP may soon witness mass defection – Chekwas Okorie

Chief Chekwe Okorie, the National Chairman of the United Progressive Party (UPP) has declared that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was disintegrating gradually, predicting that in no distant time, the party may witness massive defection of its leaders and stakeholders to the governing All Progressives Congress (APC).
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PDP demands justice for slain women leader

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday demanded justice for its Kogi State Women Leader, Mrs. Acheju Abuh, who was burnt to death in her home on Monday, allegedly by political thugs.
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 rejects election results, declares self as Bayelsa Governor-elect

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Saturday governorship election in Bayelsa, Senator Douye Diri has declared that he was the winner of the election.
The Bayelsa State Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief David Lyon, has described the ongoing election in the state as peaceful.

Bayelsa elections: David Lyon dedicates victory

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress and Governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon, has dedicated his victory to the people of Bayelsa state.
Governor Isiaka Oyetola of Osun state has congratulated Bayelsa state’s governor-elect David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress.

Governor Oyetola: David Lyon’s victory settles long-held sentiment

Governor Isiaka Oyetola of Osun state has congratulated Bayelsa state’s governor-elect David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared David Lyon of the All Progressive (APC) winner of the Bayelsa State Governorship election.

David Lyon declared Bayelsa governor-elect

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the Bayelsa State Governorship election.
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Bayelsa guber: APC suffers heavy defeat in Governor Dickson’s council

The All Progressives Congress (APC) suffered defeat in Sagbama, the Local Governmenr Area of Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson.
Some electorate whose polling units fell in Ayama Ijaw Community Secondary School, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, had to wade through the mud to cast their votes on Saturday. 4

Sporadic violence greets Bayelsa, Kogi guber elections

Sporadic violence marred polls in two key Nigerian states Saturday, despite a heavy security presence after a bloody run-up to the elections.
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”.

Bayelsa guber: APC colluding with security agencies to manipulate process – PDP candidate

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Bayelsa governorship election, Senator Douye Diri, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of colluding with the security agents to manipulate the election.
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”.

Bayelsa guber: PDP members denied opportunity to vote – Senator Diri

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission to cancel elections in areas where electoral fraud were committed.
Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission and election materials are yet to arrive at the polling units of the former president Goodluck Jonathan and the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Douye Diri. 6

Bayelsa guber: Four journalists in boat mishap

A boat conveying journalists across flooded parts of Sampou community on Nun River in Kolokuma Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa capsized and threw the four occupants into the water.
The Independent National Electoral Commission says it has transported its ad hoc officials and non-sensitive electoral materials to Bayelsa for the Saturday, November 16 governorship election. 7

Bayelsa guber: Journalists rescued as boat capsizes in Nun River

A boat conveying journalists across flooded parts of Sampou community on Nun River in Kolokuma Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State capsized and threw the four occupants into the water.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governorship candidate, Douye Diri and wife have cast their votes at Polling Unit Unit 4 and Unit 3 respectively at about 10.30aa in Yenagua, Bayelsa State.

Bayelsa guber: PDP candidate describes process as smooth, peaceful

Sen. Douye Diri, Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate for the Bayelsa governorship election, on Saturday, described the electoral process as “smooth and peaceful”.

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