We inaugurated transition committee, not probe panel, says Bayelsa gov-elect
Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon, has debunked reports that he wants to probe Governor Seriake Dickson, saying the committee he inaugurated on Wednesday at the All Progressives Congress ...
Dickson appoints commissioner, 35 perm Secs
With less than three months to the end of his tenure, the Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, on Friday, swore in one commissioner and 35 permanent secretaries in the state civil service.
Lyon’s victory reflective of people’s wish, IYC insists
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide has applauded the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the just concluded Bayelsa gubernatorial election, saying David Lyon’s success...
Go to court, Buhari tells losers of Bayelsa, Kogi polls
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday urged persons dissatisfied with the outcome of the governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states to seek redress in court.
Buhari congratulates Bayelsa Governor-elect Lyon
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the Nov. 16 election in Bayelsa, David Lyon, on his victory.
INEC declares APC's David Lyon as winner of Bayelsa poll
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress David Lyon Monday was declared the winner of the Bayelsa State governorship poll by the Independent National Electoral Commission. “That Lyon David of APC having satisfied the requirement of the law is hereby declared winner and returned elected,” said the returning officer in the poll Professor Faraday Orumwese.…
APC wins Jonathan's LGA, state capital
The governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon has recorded a landslide victory in former President Goodluck Jonathan's home local government, Ogbia. Lyon polled 58,016 votes to defeat the candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Douye Diri who polled 13, 763 votes. Yenagoa LGA APC- 24,607 PDP -…
Violence, ballot box snatching, vote buying hallmark guber polls in Kogi, Bayelsa
Bookmakers were, yesterday, proven right, when shootings, widespread violence and electoral malpractice took centre stage as Bayelsa and Kogi states went to the polls to elect new governors, and a senator.
Bayelsa Poll: Appeal court orders INEC to maintain status quo
The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt, on Friday has granted an exparte order of injunction restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from disqualifying the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa elections.