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Muslims Have Been Obeying Social Distancing Rules In Bayelsa – Senator Douye Diri

Senator Douye Diri

The National President of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association Of Nigeria, IPMAN, Alhaji (Engr.) Sanusi Abdu Fari has come out to celebrate with all Muslim faithful and IPMAN members nationwide on the successful end of Ramadan. In a recent statement shared today by Alhaji DanAsabe Kakanda, Chief of Staff to National ...

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Buhari Should Do Something About Our Impoverished Communities – Bayelsa Chiefs

Muhammadu Buhari

Traditional rulers in Bayelsa State have begged President Muhammadu Buhari to speak to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to help improve their impoverished communities. The Bayelsa chiefs’ appeal to NDDC over dead fishes was contained in a letter dated April 27, 2020, signed by 29 royal fathers and addressed ...

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Obey The Extended Lockdown Rules In Bayelsa Or Risk Prosecution – Gov. Douye Diri

Governor Douye Diri

Bayelsa State governor, Douye Diri has extended the stay-at-home order in the state by another one week, with effect from Monday, May 4, 2020. He revealed this in a statement by the acting Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, made available to newsmen in Yenagoa on Monday. ...

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Bayelsa State Is Against The Spread Of Fake News On Coronavirus – Inodu Apoku

Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson

The Bayelsa Government has debunked reports that there are cases of coronavirus in the state. In a recent statement by Dr Inodu Apoku, Permanent Secretary, Bayelsa Ministry of Health, he revealed that the news saying otherwise are fake and should not be taken seriously. According to him, the public must ...

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Gov. Douye Diri Has To Work Hard To Earn The Support Of Bayelsans and Ijaws – Edwin Clark

Senator Douye Diri

Ex Federal Commissioner for Information and for Information and South-South Leader, Chief Edwin Clark has begged politicians in Bayelsa State to forget war and embrace peace in the overall interest of the state. He urged the Bayelsa State governor, Senator Douye Diri who was returned as the duly elected Governor ...

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I Have Decided To Accept The Supreme Court Verdict In Bayelsa – David Lyon

Chief David Lyon

APC candidate in Bayelsa State, David Lyon has shared his reaction to the court throwing out his call for a review of its November 16 governorship election judgment in the state. David Lyon said he has accepted the result for peace and development to reign in the state. He thanked ...

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Our Decision On Who Is Governor In Bayelsa State Is Final – Supreme Court

Chief David Lyon

The Supreme Court has decided to not reverse its judgment that sacked David Lyon and Degi-Eremieoyo as governor and deputy-governor elect of Bayelsa State. In a recent unanimous decision by a seven-man panel of Justices headed by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, the court threw out 2 different applications that want the ...

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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

Bola Tinubu

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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