It’s A Miracle I’m Bayelsa Gov — Diri

The Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, on Sunday said it was a miracle that he was the governor of the state. He stated that he lost hope of being the governor following the victory of the All Progressives Congress candidate, Mr. David Lyon, and the judgment of the Court of Appeal. He spoke to journalists... Continue Reading →

Sylva seeks Buhari’s pardon over aborted Lyon’s inauguration as Bayelsa governor

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, has asked the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (Retd.), to forgive him for the disruption of his planned visit to Bayelsa State for the aborted inauguration of the All Progressives Congress’ governorship candidate, David Lyon, as governor of the state on Friday. Apart from gracing the... Continue Reading →

Work With Me! New Bayelsa Gov. Diri Asks Ousted Gov.Lyon, Sylva Other APC Members

The new Governor of Bayelsa State, Douye Diri, has pleaded, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the last election, David Lyon, and the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, to support his administration. Diri spoke at a thanksgiving service in Yenagoa on Sunday Daily Post reports. The new governor... Continue Reading →

‘No Lyon, No Bayelsa,’ APC Members Protest At Government House

Some members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital on Friday occupied the streets and the Government House protesting the Supreme Court ruling which sacked the party’s elected candidate. The protesters, mostly women, and youths, also blocked some of the roads and made bonfires. Waving APC flags and bearing placards the... Continue Reading →

INEC Releases New Bayelsa Governorship Election Result, Excludes APC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the reviewed result of the Bayelsa State governorship election. This comes about three months after the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), David Lyon, was returned elected as the winner of the November 16, 2019 poll. In the new result released at the INEC headquarters in... Continue Reading →

Bayelsa Poll: Why We Declared Douye Diri As Winner After Supreme Court Ruling – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday declared Senator Douye Diri as the winner of the governorship election in Bayelsa State. Senator Diri contested the election held on November 16 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Days later, INEC had returned elected the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), David... Continue Reading →

Diri Receives Certificate Of Return As Bayelsa Gov-Elect

The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Friday, issued a Certificate of Return to the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Douye Diri. INEC earlier declared him as the winner of the November 16 governorship election held in Bayelsa State. A few minutes after INEC’s pronouncement, Odiri and his deputy arrived at the electoral’s body headquarters... Continue Reading →

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