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Bayelsa: I did no wrong in judgement review — Lyon’s lawyer

by Seun Adeuyion March 2, 2020
Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), head of the legal team of the All Progressives Congress Governor-elect in Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon, has said he did no wrong by asking for review of the judgement earlier delivered against the party. Olanipekun, who said he would speak about the judgement review sought at the Supreme Court at […]

BAYELSA: S’Court ruling may be seen as judgement without justice — Lyon

by Seun Adeuyion February 27, 2020
David Lyon, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November election in Bayelsa state, says the supreme court ruling on the exercise may be seen as judgement without justice. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared him winner of the election but the apex court sacked him on the grounds that […]

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 […]

BAYELSA: Oshiomhole reveals next move against PDP

by Seun Adeuyion February 15, 2020
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, said on Friday, the party has rejected the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare Douye Diri as the winner of the state governorship election. INEC had on Friday morning issued a certificate of return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate […]

Keyamo blames APC for Bayelsa loss

by Seun Adeuyion February 15, 2020
Minister of Srate for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo has asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) to look inwards over the loss of some states to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In 2019, the ruling party lost Zamfara and Rivers to the PDP due to internal crisis. In the case of Zamfara, the APC contested […]

FULL TEXT: The SC verdict that nullified Lyon’s election as Bayelsa gov

by Seun Adeuyion February 14, 2020
Just 24 hours before his inauguration as governor of Bayelsa state, the supreme court nullified the election of David Lyon, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who was declared winner of the governorship election in the state in November 2019. Lyon was expected to take over the leadership of the state from Seriake Dickson, the […]