Posts Tagged ‘Bayelsa State Governorship Election’

President Buhari Congratulates Bayelsa Governor-elect David Lyon

President Buhari has congratulated Bayelsa state governor-elect David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC).   Lyon shocked his PDP challenger Senator Douye Diri, by winning the governorship election on Saturday by a large margin, in a state hitherto a stronghold of the PDP, since 1999. His victory was announced by the returning officer, Prof. […]

“Kogi and Bayelsa election was brazenly rigged in connivance with INEC and security agencies” – Ayo Fayose

In reaction to the results of the just concluded elections in Kogi and Bayelsa, Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose did not hesitate to hide his disappointment. He tweeted: “Today is another sad & dark moment for our country & democracy going by the outcome of Kogi & Bayelsa election brazenly rigged in connivance […]

Kidnappers Demand N40m For Jonathan’s Cousin, Dickson’s Sister Still Missing

The abductors of Former President Goodluck Jonathan’s cousin, Madam Sarafina Otazi, have reduced their earlier demand of N100 million ransom to N40 million. Mr Endurance Frank, disclosed yesterday that the kidnappers had contacted the family and were now demanding N40 million ransom before she can be set free. Mr. Frank further noted that the family […]

#BayelsaDecides| APC Flouts Police Order, Demonstrates In Yenagoa

The APC in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State has demonstrated that it is a Party that pays no heed to rule of law and order as the Party has gone against the decision of the INEC to cancel the results from Southern Ijaw LGA. The Party is currently staging a protest in Yenagoa flouting the orders of the NPF […]

#BayelsaDecides| Dickson Lauds Cancellation of Southern Ijaw Election

The Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson, has lauded the cancellation of the last Sunday rescheduled governorship election in Southern Ijaw Local Government. The Governor further commended Bayelsans for their resilience at ensuring that the truth and Justice prevailed. The governor added that had it been the electoral umpire heeded to his advice, it would have […]

PDP Hails the Resilience of Bayelsans, Thanks them For Standing Up Against APC’s Rigging

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended the courage of the people of Bayelsa state in fearlessly curtailing APC’s organized rigging machinery, which it said led to the cancellation of the fabricated elections in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area. The Parth thanked the bravery of Bayelsans in standing up for their votes against the countless harassment by the […]