Jonathan denies receiving N300m, bulletproof cars from Lyon
Ex President Goodluck Jonathan has refuted social media reports that he received N300 million and bulletproof cars from Mr David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa.
INEC, Senate in renewed collaboration to plug loopholes in electoral legal framework
Elections in Nigeria are characterised by several infractions that many an electorate has lost faith in the power of the ballot in deciding who gets into office or not.
How Bayelsa, Imo governorship tussles can shape Nigeria’s electoral system
Nigeria’s electoral system could be the greatest beneficiary from the recent rulings of the Supreme Court on the applications for the review of its earlier judgments on Bayelsa and Imo state governorship tussles if the National Assembly...
Group seeks EFCC probe on '$30 million APC spent' on Bayelsa governorship election
Coalition for Transparency and Democratic Leadership has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to probe the alleged $30million used by the All Progressive Congress (APC) during the 2019 Bayelsa gubernatorial election. The executive director of the coalition, Kingsley Eluma, who addressed journalists in Abuja during a protest, said the group was protesting…
Bayelsa APC tasks members on calm after failed guber bid
The Bayelsa chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appealed to its members to remain peaceful, calm and accept the judgment of the Supreme Court that nullified electoral victory of Chief David Lyon at the November 16, 2019 governorship election in the state.
Supreme Court dismisses APC, Lyon's application to review Bayelsa verdict
The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed an application by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and David Lyon for the review of the verdict on the Bayelsa State governorship election. The apex court on Thursday, February 13, 2020, sacked APC's Lyon and his deputy-elect Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. The court sacked Lyon for contesting the election on a…
Cup, lip and slip
David Lyon, former Governor-Elect of Bayelsa State and his Deputy,Biobarakuma Degi were having a dress rehearsal on how their swearing-in ceremony will go the next day. Such organisational choreography is standard procedure in political cycles so that the debutants in office will do as customs and traditions
Degi and institutional dysfunctionality
Following the withdrawal of certificate of return earlier given to David Lyon and Biobarakuma Degi of the All Progressive Congress, APC, on February 13, less than 24 hours
Group cautions government to stop alleged planned protest against Sylva
The Patriots of Ijaw Nation (PIN) has urged a South-South governor (name withheld) to stop a planned protest against Minister of State for Petroleum Resources