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I Want To Hit The Ground Running As Bayelsa State Governor – Senator Douye Diri

Senator Douye Diri

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri has said he is set to forward the 2020 budget proposal to the State House of Assembly for consideration. The new governor revealed this recently when he met with all the 24 members of the State House of Assembly. Recall that immediate past governor, ...

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    Oshiomhole Will Ruin The Peace In Bayelsa State With His Utterances – PDP

    Adams Oshiomhole

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole of instigating violence in Bayelsa State. The party’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan came out recently to say that Oshiomhole saying no one would be sworn-in in Bayelsa State, contrary to the ...

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      PDP Did Not Have One-Quarter Of The Votes Cast In Bayelsa Elections – Oshiomhole

      Adams Oshiomhole

      The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress(APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has come out to say that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Douye Diri will not be sworn in as Bayelsa Governor since he has failed to meet the requirements of the Supreme Court. At a ...

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        Take The Supreme Court Ruling In Bayelsa State In Good Faith – Seriake Dickson

        Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson

        Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson has urged all political parties to remain calm and embrace peace over the recent ruling of the Supreme Court on Bayelsa governorship poll. Remember that the court canceled the All progressives Congress (APC) victory at Nov 16 governorship election that David Lyon won. Speaking to ...

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          Senator Douye Diri Must Know That Bayelsa State Needs A Humble Leader – Rowland Owie

          Senator Douye Diri

          Ex-Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Rowland Owie has hailed the Governor-Elect, Senator Douye Diri, and the Deputy Governor-Elect, Lawrence Ewrujakpor for the restoration of their mandate. In a recent statement, Ovie urged the Governor-Elect to not allow pride into his life after the recent ruling because Bayelsa State needs ...

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            Supreme Court Ruling In Bayelsa Won’t Make Us Forget The Injustice In Imo State – PDP

            PDP

            The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has come out to say that the Supreme Court judgment that restored ts mandate in the Bayelsa state governorship election will not distract their move to reverse the recent court judgment in Imo State. Reacting recently to the Supreme Court sacking of the All Progressives ...

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              We Will Act On Supreme Court Judgment In Bayelsa As Soon As It Is Served – INEC

              Independent National Electoral Commission

              The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the Supreme Court ruling on Bayelsa governorship election will be effected as soon as it is served with the certified true copy of the judgment. INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye, revealed this during an ...

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                I Have Laid A Solid Foundation For The Next Bayelsa State Governor – Seriake Dickson

                Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson

                Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has come out to say that he will be leaving very huge shoes for his successor after 8 years of developing the state. He disclosed this briefly after commissioning the Bayelsa Golf Course at the Tourism Island in Yenagoa. According to him, his government ...

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                  Seriake Dickson Has Vowed To Turn Bayelsa State Upside Down – APC

                  Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson

                  The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State has urged state governor, Seriake Dickson, to desist from heating things up in the state with wild allegations and inciting comments. APC revealed this in a statement by the state Publicity Secretary, Doifie Buokoribo, saying that Seriake has been dishing out threats ...

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                    November 16 Election Was An Insult To Bayelsans – Seriake Dickson

                    Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson

                    Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson has come out to say there was no governorship election conducted in Bayelsa on November 16, 2019. According to him, the election conducted by INEC on that day was an insult to the people of the state. He added that what happened on November 16 ...

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                      Bayelsa Elections Was A Charade – Gov Seriake Dickson

                      Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson

                      Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson has said it was sad that INEC went ahead to announce the November 16 governorship election results “in spite of the brigandage and violence that marred the poll.” The governor revealed this during the monthly praise night for November held on Monday in Yenagoa, according ...

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                        APC Did Not Earn Their Victory In Bayelsa State – Seriake Dickson

                        Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson

                        Bayelsa State governor, Mr. Seriake Dickson has said APC leaders are using GEJ to give legitimacy to the alleged electoral fraud the party committed during the recent governorship election in the state. Seriake, who revealed this during a press conference in Yenagoa on Tuesday said it was a strategic move ...

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                          Yahaya Bello, David Lyon Must Lead Kogi And Bayelsa Well – Tinubu

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                          APC National Leader, Bola Tinubu has urged Bayelsa and Kogi governors-elect, Yahaya Bello and David Lyon to offer good leadership and progressive governance in their states. He revealed this in a congratulatory message signed by Mr. Tunde Rahman, his media aide. Tinubu also congratulated his party, the party’s National Chairman, ...

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                            I Refuse To Accept The Bayelsa Gov Poll Result – Seriake Dickson

                            Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson

                            Governor Seriake Dickson has come out to say that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would challenge the outcome of Nov. 16 Bayelsa governorship election in court. He revealed this as he addressed a world press conference in Yenagoa on Tuesday. He said PDP did not lose the election since it ...

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                              Security Agencies Were Part Of The Rigging In Kogi, Bayelsa Elections – CSOs

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                              Civil society groups have come out to say that security agencies, including the police, were part of the rigging and manipulation of Saturday’s governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states. The Centre for Democracy and Development and the Centre for Citizens with Disabilities blasted the security operatives for allegedly partnering ...

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                                GEJ Is Happy With Us Winning The Gov Election In Bayelsa – APC

                                Goodluck Jonathan

                                The All Progressives Congress, APC, has come out to say that ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan is happy with the result of the November 16 governorship polls in Bayelsa State. The APC Governorship candidate in the election, David Lyon was announced as the winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC as ...

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                                  Ahmed Lawan Congratulates Kogi, Bayelsa Governors-Elect

                                  Ahmed Lawan

                                  The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for ensuring a level playing field that has helped the people to assert their sovereignty and select their leaders. Lawan then hailed the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidates on their victory in the governorship elections in Kogi and ...

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                                    INEC Starts Collation Of Election Results In Bayelsa State

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                                    Sagbama Local Government Area Collation Officer, Prof Moses Osawarue of the University of Benin, has announced that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP won the local government area with 60,339, while the All Progressives Congress, APC received 7,831. Sagbama LGA is where the outgoing Governor Seriake Dickson and the PDP running ...

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                                      Bayelsa, Kogi Elections: INEC Should Extend Voting Time – YIAGA Africa

                                      YIAGA Africa

                                      After the late commencement of voting in some of the polling units in Bayelsa and Kogi state, YIAGA Africa has urged INEC to extend the voting time for the gubernatorial election. In a recent press statement via Twitter, the group said polling units in the 2 states did not start ...

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                                        Election Materials Arriving Late In Bayelsa Is An Indictment On INEC – GEJ

                                        Goodluck Jonathan

                                        Ex-President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan is not happy with the late arrival of election materials at his home state in Otuoke, Bayelsa State. GEJ disclosed this as he addressed journalists after casting his vote in the Bayelsa governorship election. According to him, the delayed voting exercise in some parts of ...

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