VIDEO: Bayelsa APC Youths On Rampage Over Supreme Court Judgement Sacking David Lyon

No David Lyon, no governor - APC Youths in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital set fire on the road ahead of the inauguration of New Governor This is coming after the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole threatened that there won't be any other person sworn in the state if its APC's David Lyon Journalism101 reports. At... Continue Reading →

Presidency Denies Ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan Was Not Blackmailed To Trade-Off Bayelsa Poll

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan was not blackmailed to trade off the November 16 governorship poll in Bayelsa State, the Presidency said on Tuesday, The Nigerian Tribune reports. According to Presidential spokesman Garba Shehu, the allegation by former Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido that Jonathan traded off Bayelsa is  “false and irresponsible.’’ Shehu expressed shock that such... Continue Reading →

New Bayelsa State Governor, David Lyon Visits President Goodluck Jonathan and His Wife

Something strange is happening with the politics of Bayelsa state, the former president of Nigeria would appear to have switched his allegiance to the APC from his current party, the PDP KanyiDaily reports. Goodluck Jonathan and his wife, Patience, hosted David Lyon who was accompanied by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva and Lyon’s... Continue Reading →

BAYELSA Election: I contacted Jonathan 16 times, he was deceived – Gov. Dickson

Gov. Seriake Dickson says ex-president Goodluck Jonathan was deceived by the All Progressives Congress to endorse the illegitimacy that happened during the governorship election on Saturday. Dickson said this while addressing a world press conference in Yenagoa on Tuesday Premium Times reports. He refuted the claims that he alienated PDP stakeholders including the former president,... Continue Reading →

US, UK, EU, Others Raise Grave Concerns Over Violence In Kogi, Bayelsa Guber Polls

International observers who observed the Bayelsa and Kogi elections on Saturday have expressed concerns about the conduct and conditions under which the elections held THE SUN, Premium Times, and BBC reports. The observers in a joint statement issued under the auspices of the Diplomatic Watch raised alarm over the reports of widespread incidents of violence and... Continue Reading →

INEC Declares APC Candidate Winner Of Bayelsa Governorship Election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Bayelsa State, David Lyon, has been declared the winner of the Bayelsa State 2019 governorship election Punch NG reports. The declaration was made Monday morning by Faraday Orumwese, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Benin and the returning officer in the election. The returning officer announced that Mr.... Continue Reading →

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