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Why we sent PDP packing in Bayelsa – DSP’s family

Family of late former Bayelsa State Governor, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, yesterday said it worked assiduously with other stakeholders to end the reign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state because incumbent Governor Seriake Dickson disappointed the people.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa election: Governor Dickson tenders video, claims electoral fraud, violence, blames army for colluding...

The embattled Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has tendered video evidence in support of the killings and election violence that he says characterised the conduct of last Saturday’s governorship election in Nembe local government area and some other parts of the state.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson tenders ‘video evidence’ of electoral fraud, violence in Nembe, Ogbia,...

Governor Seriake Dickson has tendered a video evidence in support of the killings and election violence that characterised the conduct of last Saturday’s governorship election in Nembe local government area and some other parts of the state.
The Bayelsa State Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief David Lyon, has described the ongoing election in the state as peaceful.

APC: David Lyon’s win demonstrates gradual acceptance of party in South South

The victory secured last week by the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa state, Chief David Lyon, has been ascribed to the gradual acceptance of the party by the people of the South-South.
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

With APC’s victory, a new Bayelsa is born – NDDC chief

Executive director designate, finance and administration in the Niger Delta Delta Development Commission, Mr Maxwell Oko, on Monday, declared that with the victory of David Lyon of the APC as governor-elect, Bayelsa State will experience a new era in infrastructure and good governance.
Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Monday stormed major streets of Yenagoa, the state capital, to celebrate the victory of their party in Saturday’s election.

Jubilation in Bayelsa as APC supporters storm major roads

Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Monday stormed major streets of Yenagoa, the state capital, to celebrate the victory of their party in Saturday’s election.
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.
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 election: PDP candidate wins own local council

He polled 15,360 votes to defeat his closest rival, David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who had 8,934 votes in the final results from Kolokuma Opokuma local government in Bayelsa State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has relocated the collation of results of Bayelsa State governorship election in Nembe, Southern Ijaw Local Government Areas to its headquarters in Yenagoa under heavy security.

Bayelsa election: Officials relocate collation of Nembe, Southern Ijaw results to INEC headquarters

The Independent National Electoral Commission has relocated the collation of results of Bayelsa State governorship election in Nembe, Southern Ijaw Local Government Areas to its headquarters in Yenagoa under heavy security.
Kinsmen of former President Goodluck Jonathan in Kolo, Ogbia Local Government Area trooped out to celebrate the defeat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ward 9.

Bayelsa guber: Former President Jonathan’s kinsmen celebrate PDP’s defeat

Kinsmen of former President Goodluck Jonathan in Kolo, Ogbia Local Government Area trooped out to celebrate the defeat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ward 9.
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.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson calls for cancellation of election in Nembe, Southern Ijaw

Governor Seriake Dickson has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to cancel the election in parts of the state where the exercise was characterised by brigandage, hijacking of electoral materials and personnel.
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. 3

Bayelsa guber: NSCDC commends electorate on peaceful conduct of poll

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has commended the electorate in Bayelsa on the peaceful conduct of Saturday’s governorship election.

Bayelsa guber: Women protest in Yenagoa — in pictures

Some women are protesting at Opolo, Yenagoa, alleging that election didn’t take place in the area.

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.
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.

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