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.
APC leaders storm Bayelsa for Lyon as Diri gets endorsements
The All Progressives Congress (APC) top shots, including the National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, governors, senators, and House of Representatives members elected on the platform yesterday stormed Yenagoa, the Bayelsa capital to solidarise withn the party’s candidate for this weekend’s gubernatorial contest in the state, Chief David Lyon.
Bayelsa PDP chieftain dismisses Lyon’s guber victory chances, APC denies hiring presiding officers
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and governorship aspirant in the September 3 primaries in Bayelsa, Keniebi Okoko, has challenged the All Progressives Congress...
Bayelsa 2019: Diri, Lyon’s quest for creek haven beset by legal landmines
Though Campaigns for the November 16 gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State have commenced, the fate of the governorship candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Douye Diri...
Bayelsa guber: APC’s Lyon assures oil communities of attention
The All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate for the Bayelsa State governorship election holding on November 16, David Lyon, has assured oil-bearing communities of adequate development from the 13 per cent derivation fund.
David Lyon names Degi-Eremienyo as running mate, thanks Bayelsa for massive support
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the November 16, 2019 Bayelsa State governorship election, Chief David Lyon, has named Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo as his running mate.
Real losers, winners of Bayelsa, Kogi guber primary elections
In the course of the week, political parties in the two states of Bayelsa and Kogi held their primary elections to determine the flag bearers for the November 16 gubernatorial elections.