Posts Tagged ‘#BayelsaDecides’

LG Polls: Court Restrains Bayelsa from going forward with process 

The Bayelsa State Independent Electoral Commission (BSIEC), in its published and released guidelines had slated August 10, 2019 for the conduct of the local government elections in the eight local government areas (LGAs) in the state. But Justice Venchak Gaba of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court gave the restraining order in a ruling […]

Kogi, Bayelsa Guber Polls, correction from the shortcomings of 2019 Polls ~Electoral Institute

The Electoral Institute, Abuja on Friday said that it would use the Kogi and Bayelsa State governorship elections to correct all the wrongs from the lessons learnt during the 2019 general elections. Dr. Saád Idris, Director-General of the institute said at a Policy Dialogue series tagged, “Dynamics of Delegation: Reforms in the Recruitment, Training and […]

PDP youths warn aspirants against causing crisis

The People’s Democratic Party Youth Network (PDPYN) in Bayelsa State has cautioned governorship aspirants, including a former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Chief Timi Alaibe, against causing crisis in the party ahead of the November governorship election. The Secretary-General, James Oputin, said the youths were worried that activities of some aspirants […]

Dickson writes INEC, wants election date shifted

The November 2nd date fixed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct the governorship election in Bayelsa State has raised some dust in the state, it was learnt on Tuesday. It was gathered that government stakeholders were not comfortable with the date, which is statutorily set aside as a public holiday in the […]

INEC to release Timetable for Bayelsa, Kogi guber polls out this week

Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday, disclosed that it would before the end of this week, roll out the time table for Bayelsa and Kogi states gubernatorial elections, slated to hold at separate period, this year. Meanwhile, the commission has proposed N45.4 billion to be spent this year as its 2019 budget proposal. Speaking during […]

Nobody can bar me from Aso Villa

Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, was on Friday at the Presidential Villa to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari and to offer Juma’at prayers with him and other Muslims at the Villa mosque. State House correspondents seized the opportunity to take him up on the recent controversies swirling round his contentious memo to President Buhari […]