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31 Oct 2021
Gov. Duoye Diri of Bayelsa on Sunday in Yenagoa commended security agencies for the swift rescue of an expatriate kidnapped by gunmen.
26 Sep 2021
A two-Day Provincial Council Meeting of Niger Delta in the Church of Anglican Communion has ended in Ahoada, with a call on the Federal Government to redouble efforts in tackling insecurity and corruption in the country.
24 Sep 2021
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has confirmed that over 6,000 delegates will converge in Abuja next month to elect its next national officers.
30 Mar 2021
Gov. Duoye Diri of Bayelsa has banned logging and other deforestation activities as part of efforts to protect the state’s forest reserves and rare plant species.
1 Mar 2021
Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has declared that education is crucial to nation-building and manpower development, insisting that to liberate people from mental slavery
1 Jan 2021
Gov. Douye Diri of Bayelsa on Friday, said that his administration was bent on diversifying the state’s economy to reduce total dependence on federal allocations in 2021.
2 Oct 2020
A five-man panel of the court of appeal has overturned a ruling which nullified the election of Douye Diri as governor of Bayelsa State on Friday. The court held that the Bayelsa Election Petition Tribunal acted outside its jurisdiction by nullifying the election of Diri's election. In a unanimous judgment, the five-man panel of the…
18 Aug 2020
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it may respond to some of the issues raised by the Bayelsa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal when it is availed of the full judgment of the case. The INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye, stated this in an interview with…
17 Aug 2020
The Bayelsa State Gubernatorial Petition Tribunal has nullified the election of Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State. The election was nullified based on a petition filed by the Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party, which argued that it was unlawfully excluded from participating in the election. Delivering judgment on Monday, the panel led by Justice Yunusa Musa…
10 Mar 2020
A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri on Tuesday dismissed a suit challenging the emergence of Sen. Duoye Diri as governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)
27 Feb 2020
It am a signal to remind Nigerians that their decision on any matter is final. On the gubernatorial election in Bayelsa, the Supreme Court’s message is clear
14 Feb 2020
All is set for the swearing-in of the People Democratic Party's Senator Douye Diri as the governor of Bayelsa State. The swearing-in is slated for Government House, Yenagoa on Friday. Diri will succeed the outgoing governor Seriake Dickson after the inauguration. Diri benefitted from the Supreme Court sacking of erstwhile governor-elect David Lyon on Thursday,…


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