Bayelsa Guber: APC Used Jonathan’s Name to Legitimize Illegality- Dickson

The governor of Bayelsa state, Seriake Dickson has said his alleged frosty relationship with former president Goodluck Jonathan was not a justification for the violence and irregularities that marred last Saturday’s gubernatorial election in the state. Dickson who addressed a world press conference in Yenogoa on Tuesday said the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government…

Declare Me Winner of Bayelsa Guber Poll, Diri Tells INEC

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Saturday governorship election in Bayelsa, Senator Douye Diri has declared himself winner of the election. Diri in a press conference on Monday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Nigerian Army of conniving with the All Progressives Congress (APC) to rob him of his…

Bayelsa Guber: PDP Hit With More Defections

Ahead of November 16 gubernatorial election in Bayelsa state, the state’s chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been hit with more defections as prominent members of the party resigned their membership. Robert Ayallah Enogha, the Chairman of the Bayelsa Environmental Sanitation Authority in resigning his membership cited non-tolerance of differing opinion. Enogha a…

Bayelsa Guber: Former Deputy Governor Dumps PDP

A former deputy governor of Bayelsa state, Peremobowei Ebebi has resigned his membership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of November 16 gubernatorial election in the state. Ebebi, who also served as a two-term speaker of the state Assembly in a letter dated October 11,2019 and addressed to his Ward 3 of Ekeremor local…

Bayelsa Guber: Militants Sue For Peaceful Poll

Ahead of November 16 gubernatorial election in Bayelsa state, a militant group that calls itself 21st Century of Niger Delta and Agitators with Conscience has pleaded on Bayelsans to eschew violence and vote for credible candidate. The group in a statement issued on Sunday by its leader, one “General” Izon Ebi, called on the federal…

Bayelsa Guber: Alaibe Has Not Withdrawn Court Case – Lawyer

A former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Timi Alaibe has reacted to rumours making the rounds in Bayelsa state that he has withdrawn the suit he instituted against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate,Senator Douye Diri over the outcome of the governorship primaries following pressures from leaders of Kolokuma/Opokuma…

Bayelsa Guber Poll: Oshiomhole Blasts Dickson Over Lyon’s Terrorist Tag

National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned what he described as the use of gutter language by the governor of Bayelsa state, Seriake Dickson ahead of November 16 gubernatorial election in the state. Oshiomhole who spoke in Abuja on Thursday at a meeting with APC stakeholders from Bayelsa…