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The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon, sends his heartfelt thanks to party members for their overwhelming support for his candidature during the primary election on September 4 in Yenagoa

Groups want Governor-elect David Lyon to probe appointment of 35 Bayelsa permanent secretaries

Two civil society groups, the Bayelsa Rainbow Coalition for Good Governance (BRCGG) and Civil Society Advanced Forum for SDGs 2030 (CSAF-SDGs 2030), have advised Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon, to constitute a panel to investigate the appointment of 35 new permanent secretaries by Governor Seriake Dickson.
Israel Sunny-Goli

Bayelsa guber: Reps member tells Governor Dickson to go to court

The House of Representatives member representing Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli, has advised Governor Henry Seriake Dickson to be a good sportsman and accept the defeat suffered by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.

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).
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.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

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.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson votes, accuses opposition of hijacking materials

The Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson, on Saturday alleged the establishment of a “well-organized election criminal brigandage” in the governorship election in the state.

Bayelsa guber: Three persons shot, stabbed in Yenagoa

At least three persons were either shot or stabbed in Opolo Ward 5 in Yenagoa during the election today.

Bayelsa guber: Materials for Sagbama ward hijacked – ex-governor

A former Acting Governor, Chief Nestor Binabo, has raised the alarm that the materials for his Agoro Ward 11, Sagbama Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, had yet to get to the area.
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.

Election: 30,000 police, 5,000 NSCDC security personnel deployed in Bayelsa

There has been a high-security presence in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State and other communities as voters trooped out to the various polling units to elect the candidate of their choice in the predominantly riverine state.

Bayelsa guber: APC thugs hijacking electoral materials – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused thugs loyal to the All Progressives Congress (APC) of hijacking electoral materials in Nembe area of Bayelsa State.
Azikoro Road-Yenagoa-Bayelsa State

Bayelsa guber: Yenegoa residents say ‘we are ready’ for election

Barely 24 hours to the Bayelsa governorship election, some residents of Yenagoa have expressed readiness to cast votes for their preferred candidates on Saturday.

Bayelsa/Kogi guber: Voters selling PVCs for N500, N1,000 – YIAGA

An election observation group, YIAGA Africa, through its Watching The Vote (WTV) project, says voters in Bayelsa and Kogi states are trading their permanent voters’ cards for N500 and N1,000 ahead of the governorship elections in the two states.

Bayelsa guber: NGO preaches against violence, vote buying

Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson, Mike Okiro planning to hire fake police for PDP –...

According to Eris Paul, the secret meeting between Okiro and Gov. Dickson was held on Saturday till the early hours of Sunday at the State Government House to discuss issues of alleged procurement of special policemen to serve as security personnel for the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Sagbama, Yenagoa, Nembe & Brass local government areas of the state.
ABUJA – Ahead of the November 16 gubernatorial polls in Kogi and Bayelsa states, Yiaga Africa has raised the alarm of a proliferation of and stockpile of small arms and ammunition, signposting an early warning indication that violence might mar the election in the two states.

Kogi/Bayelsa guber: Group urges security agencies to investigate stockpile of arms, PVC trading

Ahead of the November 16 gubernatorial polls in Kogi and Bayelsa states, Yiaga Africa, has raised the alarm of a proliferation of and stockpile of small arms and ammunition, signposting an early warning indication that violence might mar the election in the two states.

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