Posts Tagged ‘David Lyon’

Update: Bayelsa Supreme Court Review, Bants and Facts

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 26, 2020
Today as expected has been filled with intrigues and touching moments at the Bayelsa Governorship Supreme Court review. It was reportedly gathered that there was no representative of the PDP NWC at the court. Fire cracker as Justice Ngwuta just openly told Wole Olanipekun that he only buying time because he wants to speak for […]

Tension still high as Bayelsans bemoan supreme court judgment

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 22, 2020
There was still palpable tension in parts of Bayelsa State, especially Yenagoa, the state capital, and some parts of the creek, one week after the swearing-in of Senator Douye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who lost the election at the poll, but became governor following a Supreme Court judgment and subsequent declaration by […]

David Lyon reacts to Supreme Court verdict

by Seun Adeuyion February 20, 2020
Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November governorship election in Bayelsa state, David Lyon has asked people not to blame Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, his running mate, for his removal.  Although Lyon was declared winner of the election, the supreme court sacked him on the grounds that his running mate presented forged documents to the Independent […]

Supreme Court decision on Bayelsa violates sanctity of ballot box – SAN

by Chuks Azotanion February 17, 2020
A senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Louis Alozie has faulted the judgment of the Supreme Court of Nigeria which nullified the election of the former governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Alozie contended that the Supreme Court should not have voided Lyon’s election but allow him pick another deputy […]

BAYELSA: How David Lyon prepared for inauguration that never was [PHOTOS]

by Seun Adeuyion February 13, 2020
David Lyon was already getting ready to take up the mantle of leadership in Bayelsa state when he was axed by the supreme court. At its sitting on Thursday, the apex court nullified the election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate on the grounds that Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, his running mate, forged his credentials. The […]

INEC declares APC candidate winner of Bayelsa 2019 governorship election

by Chuks Azotanion November 18, 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Bayelsa State, David Lyon, winner of the state 2019 governorship election which held on Saturday November 16th. Faraday Orumwese, Vice Chancellor of the University of Benin and the returning officer in the election, announced this in the early hours of […]