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    Politics Another candidate seeks cancellation of Bayelsa governorship election – Premium Times Nigeria

    The legal battle over the 2019 governorship election in Bayelsa is far from over for now, as a governorship candidate of another political party has gone to court to seek the cancellation of the election. The All Progressive Congress (APC) earlier called for fresh election in the … Read more...
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    Politics Diri/Lyon: Bayelsa still in the woods – The Guardian Nigeria News

    A palpable sense of insecurity and concerns over fresh attacks on oil facilities now pervades Bayelsa State. This development was reinforced by the Supreme Court’s invalidation of the electoral victory of former Bayelsa … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News –...
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    Politics Sacked Bayelsa Deputy Gov Senator Degi-Eremienyo Provides Proof That His Certificate Is NOT Fake – Stella Dimoko

    The ousted deputy governor-elect in Bayelsa State, Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo has named three of his Primary School teachers who can confirm to the world that he did not forge his certificates. The deputy governor-elect, who addressed the press in Abuja on Thursday denied the...
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    Politics Bayelsa: Supreme Court goofed, I didn’t forge any certificate, says Degi-Eremienyo - PM NEWS

    All Progressives Congress (APC) deputy governorship candidate in the Bayelsa State governorship election in Bayelsa State, Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo has debunked the premise which the Supreme Court based its stunning verdict of 13 February, nullifying his election, along with the...
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    Politics APC returns to Supreme Court, seeks reversal of judgment on Bayelsa – Pulse Nigeria

    APC had earlier asked INEC to conduct a fresh governorship election in Bayelsa state after the Supreme Court nullified the election of his party’s candidate, David Lyon. The All Progressives Congress (APC) has returned to the Supreme Court asking the court to reverse its judgment disqualifying...
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    Politics How Bayelsa verdict weighs against Oshiomhole as Edo guber race draws near – The Guardian Nigeria News

    As Edo State 2020 governorship election draws nearer, stakeholders in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state and across the country have continued to express worry over the chances of their party retaining power. One of their major concerns … Read more via The Guardian...
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    Politics Bayelsa’s Supreme Court verdict: Wike organized protest to Odili’s house not me – Sylva – Daily Post Nigeria

    Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has distanced himself from the protest by youths at the residence of the Odilis’ over the Supreme court verdict.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get...
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    Politics Just in: Bayelsa assembly elects new speaker, deputy –

    Lawmakers in the Bayelsa state House of Assembly have elected new principal leaders. Abraham Ingobere, a PDP legislator, is now the speaker of the house while Micheal Ogbere is the new deputy speaker.... Read more via – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics What PDP must do in Bayelsa, by Ezugwu – Newtelegraph

    Chief Willy Ezugwu is the Secretary General of Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP). In this interview, he speaks on the recent Supreme Court verdict on Bayelsa State governorship election and developments over it as well as governance in Enugu State.... Read more via Newtelegraph...
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    Politics I ‘ll send 2020 budget proposal to Bayelsa Assembly soon — Diri – Vanguard News

    Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, says he will soon forward the 2020 budget proposal to the State House of Assembly for consideration.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics “You Are A Man Without Character” – Wike Blasts Oshiomhole – Naijaloaded

    The ongoing clash between the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, and the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, continued on Saturday when the governor described the party chairman as a man without character.... Read more via Naijaloaded –...
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    Politics APC asks INEC to conduct another governorship election in Bayelsa – Pulse Nigeria News

    APC argues that the Supreme Court did not void the votes the party polled, adding that those votes must be reckoned with. The All Progressives Congress has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct a fresh election... Read more via Pulse Nigeria News –...
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    Politics Bayelsa: Oshiomhole knows what happened, he should resign – APC chieftain, Esele

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in Edo State, Peter Esele, says recent happenings in the party, including the Supreme Court judgement on Bayelsa State, are reminders that it is time for the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, to go. Esele told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in...
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    The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) may have snatched victory from the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Supreme Court on Thursday but a huge case lingering in court within the party.... Read more via Businessday NG – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Bayelsa governorship: Diri’s mandate threatened as PDP candidate moves to unseat governor –

    A PDP governorship candidate, Timi Alaibe, asks a Federal High Court to declare him as the validly nominated governorship candidate of the party in Bayelsa state..... Read more via – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics APC Viciously Attacks INEC For Obeying Supreme Court Judgment On Bayesla Governorship – The Trent

    The national body of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC has kicked against the declaration of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s Douye Diri as the governor-elect of Bayelsa State by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The party, on Friday, February 14, 2020, rejected...
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    Metro Police impose curfew as violence erupts in Bayelsa – Plus TV Africa

    Police have declared a three-day curfew in Bayelsa as violence erupted in Yenagoa following the political development in the oil-rich state. The Commissioner of Police, Uche Anozia, said the curfew would last between... Read more via Plus TV Africa – Get More Nigeria...
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    Politics Seize The Moment Of Glory To ‘Build Bridges Of Unity’, Jonathan Tells Diri – Channels Television

    Former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has asked the governor of Bayelsa state, Senator Douye Diri, to seize this moment of glory to build bridges of unity by entrenching a culture of love, fairness and justice in the polity. Senator Diri was sworn in as the fifth civilian governor … Read...
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    Metro Hoodlums invade Bayelsa Governor-elect Douye Diri’s house, destroy vehicles – Pulse Nigeria

    The hoodlums are suspected to be loyalists of APC. Hoodlums on Friday, February 14, 2020, attacked the house of Bayelsa governor-elect, Douye Diri on Imgbi Road, Amarata, Yenagoa, the state capital. The attack follows the issuance of Certificate of Return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)...
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    Metro APC carpets INEC for declaring Diri Bayelsa Gov-elect - The Nation Newspaper

    The All Progressives Congress(APC) has rejected the declaration of Senator Duoye Diri as Governor-elect of Bayelsa by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC). Its National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole, in an ongoing chat with reporters, faulted INEC “illegally declaring Diri as...