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Diri Joins Makinde, Others for PDP Unification Rally in Ibadan

by Seun Adeuyion March 19, 2020
Newly inaugurated Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Duoye Diri was in Ibadan at the unification rally of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Gov Diri was received by the state Governor Seyi Makinde and former governor of Ekiti state Ayodele Fayose at the Ibadan Airport yeaterday morning. Other people at the rally were former governor of […]

Bayelsa: Gov Diri reveals how Adeboye told him he would recover his mandate

by Seun Adeuyion March 8, 2020
“I visited the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, during his election travails,” Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State has said. Diri said this on Friday at the church’s international headquarters along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway during the ‘Testimony Session’ at the church’s monthly meeting. “I contested in the governorship […]

Gov Diri donates N40m S’Court awarded him to church

by Seun Adeuyion March 2, 2020
Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri has donated the N40 million awarded to him and his deputy Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, by the Supreme Court to the church. The Governor, who said the opposition party must realise that he is now on the seat of power, also warned members of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), that […]

Gov Diri says he needs 3 months to appoint commissioners

by Seun Adeuyion March 1, 2020
Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri says it will take him about three months to appoint people into the state executive council. He also announced that he had donated the N40m awarded by the Supreme Court to him and his deputy, Mr Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, to the church to promote the work of God. A statement by […]

Diri: I’ll steer Bayelsa towards commerce, agriculture

by Seun Adeuyion February 24, 2020
Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri has set commerce and agriculture as the main priorities of his government to improve the economy of the state saying his first agenda was to diversify the state economy. Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Sunday, Diri who was declared governor by the Supreme Court 24 hours to the […]

Bayelsa: Group asks supreme court to reinstate Lyon as governor-elect

by Seun Adeuyion February 17, 2020
The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has asked the supreme court to reinstate David Lyon, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as governor-elect of Bayelsa state. Last Thursday, Lyon was sacked by the apex court on the grounds that Biobarakuma Degi-Eriemienyo, his running mate, presented forged credentials to the Independent […]