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Gbeleyi Abayomi The election of the bayelsa state governor, Duoye Diri has been nullified by state Gubernatorial Petition Tribunal. The nullification of the election based on a petition by the Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party, which argued that it was unlawfully excluded from participating in the election. The tribunal ruling can, however, still be challenged at …

Gbeleyi Abayomi After 4 long years, a Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, has finally convicted Yunusa Dahiru for abducting then young Ese Oruru. Justice Jane Inyang sentenced Dahiru to 26 years in prison in a judgment she delivered on Thursday. In 2015 , The media was awash with the news …

Gbeleyi Abayomi There seems to be respite in the camp of the governor of Bayelsa, Douye Diri state as a Federal High Court has affirmed him as the valid elected Governorship Candidate of the 3rd September 2019 Elective Congress of the People’s Democratic Party in Bayelsa state. In a judgment which lasted for about two …

An apparently aggrieved David Lyon, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November election in Bayelsa state, in a statement the supreme court ruling on the exercise may be seen as judgement without justice. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared him winner of the election but the apex court sacked …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The hopes David Lyon of becoming governor of bayelsa have been dashed as the Supreme Court today threw out his application for review of Bayelsa Guber. The all progressive congress has applied for the review of the February 13 judgement which sacked David Lyon and his deputy of inconsistencies in his names submitted. …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Following the nullification of the victory of the APC candidate David lyon as governor of bayelsa state, Mr Lyon and The All Progressives Congress (APC) have filed an application at the Supreme Court, praying that the judgement be reversed. It would be recalled that mr lyon was sacked as bayelse state governor elect …

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has elected Abraham Ingobere of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as its new speaker. Mr Ingobere, member representing Brass Constituency 3, is a third-term legislator and a former deputy speaker of the House before his emergence as the speaker. The House also elected Micheal Ogbere, representing Ekeremor Constituency 3, …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Following the supreme court judgment and the perceived constitutional lacuna , The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has given reasons why it has paved the way for the swearing-in of the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Douye Diri, as governor of Bayelsa State after Thursday’s Supreme Court judgment that sacked the All …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Following the supreme court rulling which sacked the APC candidate as the bayelsa state governor elect, Former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to the Supreme Court’s ruling. Mr Abubakar congratulated his party men, Diri Duoye, and his deputy, Lawrence Ewhrujakpor. On Thursday, a five-member panel of the apex …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Despite the supreme court rulling annulling the election of APC candidate David Lyon as bayelsa state gov elect, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says nobody should be sworn in as the new governor of Bayelsa State on Friday. Mr Oshiomhole spoke after the Supreme Court sacked David …