The off-season gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State in early November has produced another example of that state’s characteristically controversial and much-discussed electoral results.
The governorship election in Bayelsa State was won largely on the character, and to some extent, performances of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) Governor Douye Diri and Timipre Sylva of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Ex-militant leaders from the Niger Delta region have attributed the defeat of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timipre Sylva to alleged unholy alliance between him and a former militant leader, Government Ekpemukpolo, also known as Tompolo.
Voting in the ongoing governorship election has commenced after about three hours delay in Okpoama Ward, Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa.
The African Civil Society Coalition to Transparency in Extractive Industries (ACT), comprising 24 civil society organizations, has officially endorsed Timipre Sylva, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the upcoming elections in Bayelsa state, Nigeria's south-south region. During a conference in Accra, Ghana, from November 6th to 7th, the coalition urged attention to transparency in…
With a few days to the November 11 governorship election in Bayelsa, Imo, Kogi, it is almost certain that insecurity and near loss of confidence in the electoral process may force about 70 per cent of eligible voters out of the election, especially in Imo state.
The Network of Bayelsa Professionals (NBP), has slammed the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 11 governorship election in the state, Chief Timipre Sylva, for failing to acknowledge the ongoing construction of the Nembe-Brass road by the Senator Douye Diri led administration.
The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) In Bayelsa State has said Governor Douye Diri cannot escape the wrath of the electorate in next week’s polls.
All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Mr Timipre Sylva has assured that he would unseat incumbent Governor Douye Diri in the November 11 governorship poll.
The Appeal Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, vacated the judgment of a Federal High Court, Abuja which nullified Mr Timipre Sylva’s candidacy for All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Nov. 11 Bayelsa governorship election.
The Appeal Court in Abuja has reversed the judgment of the Federal High which disqualified the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 11 Bayelsa State governorship Timipre Sylva. The Federal High Court in Abuja had earlier on October 9, disqualified Mr Sylva as the APC candidate in the forthcoming Governorship election on…
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has excluded the name of Timipre Sylva of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the newly released amended lists of candidates for Bayelsa and Imo State's governorship elections scheduled to be held on Saturday, November 11.