Bayelsa state governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja has affirmed Duoye Diri as the duly elected governor of Bayelsa. The three-man panel took the decision on Saturday a month after the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal filed by a former aspirant of the Bayelsa governorship election under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Timi Alaibe, […]
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The Supreme Court has dismissed Timi Alaibe’s appeal challenging the candidacy of Duoye Diri as the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 2019 election in Bayelsa State. Alaibe who had earlier lost a similar suit at the Federal High Court and the Court of Appeal is claiming that he is […]
The Department of State Security, DSS, has been ordered to investigate the allegation of forgery of a National Youth Service Corps certificate levelled against the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo. An Abuja Area Court, on Wednesday, gave the order following the failure of the Wuye Police Division, to carry out the investigation in […]
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the 2019 Governorship election in Bayelsa State, Senator Duoye Diri, has been sworn in as Governor. He was sworn in a day after the Supreme Court sacked the Former Governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon, and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo. Hours before the swearing-in, the Independent […]
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Duoye Diri as the winner of the Bayelsa election. The INEC Chairman made this announcement at the INEC headquarters in Abuja on Friday, February 14, 2020. The INEC Chairman said the certificate of return will be issued to the winner.