I ACCEPT THE SUPREME COURT VERDICT, HOWEVER DISTRESSING, AS IT IS – David Lyon

PRESS STATEMENT The Supreme Court of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has today, Wednesday, 26 February, 2020, reviewed the judgment it gave against us on 13th February and decided to maintain its earlier judgment I am aware of the extent to which this decision has further dashed the hopes of Bayelsans as it upturns the democratic mandate of the Bayelsa electorate I hereby unequivocally state … Continue reading I ACCEPT THE SUPREME COURT VERDICT, HOWEVER DISTRESSING, AS IT IS – David Lyon

SUPREME COURT AVERTED CATASTROPHE IN BAYELSA, SAYS EX-GOV DICKSON; THANKS GOD, JUDICIARY, NIGERIANS FOR DEFENDING DEMOCRACY

Immediate past Governor of Bayelsa State, the Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson has said that the historical verdict of the Supreme on the Bayelsa Governorship dispute only averted a catastrophe that was waiting to erupt in Bayelsa State. The former Governor commended the Justices of the Supreme Court for the bold decision to wrest the judiciary from needless opprobrium and standing in defence of democracy, the … Continue reading SUPREME COURT AVERTED CATASTROPHE IN BAYELSA, SAYS EX-GOV DICKSON; THANKS GOD, JUDICIARY, NIGERIANS FOR DEFENDING DEMOCRACY

COUNT ME OUT OF PROTESTS AT THE ODILIS – Timipre Sylva

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources and former Bayelsa State Governor, Chief Timipre Sylva has distanced him from the recent protests by some unknown persons at the home of Justice Mary Odili, following the February 13, Supreme Court judgement that overturned the governorship victory of David Lyon and the All Progressives Congress, APC on the grounds of alleged multiple identities in the certificates presented to … Continue reading COUNT ME OUT OF PROTESTS AT THE ODILIS – Timipre Sylva

Breaking: DIRI, BAYELSA GOV, MAKES FRESH APPOINTMENTS; FORMER SPEAKER, BENSON, IS NEW SSG

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Duoye Diri, today, 20th February, approved the appointment of four principal officers for his administration. A statement sourced from Governor Diri’s dedicated Facebook social media handle, disclosed that the new appointees include: – A former Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Friday Konbowei Benson, who will serve as Secretary to the State Government, SSG – Chief Benson Agadaga … Continue reading Breaking: DIRI, BAYELSA GOV, MAKES FRESH APPOINTMENTS; FORMER SPEAKER, BENSON, IS NEW SSG

SUPREME COURT VERDICT, CONFIRMATION OF FINISHING WELL AND STRONG, SAYS GOV DICKSON

I’M NOT PERFECT BUT I’M LEAVING BEHIND A WORTHY LEGACY, NONETHELESS – Dickson Outgoing Governor of Bayelsa State, the Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson has said the Supreme Court judgment which knocked out APC and returned gubernatorial victory to his party, the People’s Democratic Party was a clear evidence of the restoration government finishing well and strong. He made the remark Thursday, 13th February, 2020, at … Continue reading SUPREME COURT VERDICT, CONFIRMATION OF FINISHING WELL AND STRONG, SAYS GOV DICKSON

Bayelsa Supreme Court Judgment: WARN OSHIOMHOLE TO STOP MAKING REMARKS THAT WILL DESTABILISE NIGERIA, GOV. WIKE TELLS FG

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on the Federal Government to warn the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress ( APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole to stop making inflammatory remarks capable of destabilising the country. Governor Wike also berated the APC National Chairman for saying that there will be no swearing-in of the PDP Candidate in Bayelsa State, saying he has no such … Continue reading Bayelsa Supreme Court Judgment: WARN OSHIOMHOLE TO STOP MAKING REMARKS THAT WILL DESTABILISE NIGERIA, GOV. WIKE TELLS FG

SUPREME COURT SACKS DAVID LYON AS BAYELSA GOVERNOR-ELECT, DIRI POISED TO TAKE OVER MANDATE

The Supreme Court has sacked the governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon, and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo both of the All Progressives Congress, APC. A report monitored on Channels Television, on Thursday, February 13, disclosed that, the five-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili, in a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Ejembi Ekwo, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to … Continue reading SUPREME COURT SACKS DAVID LYON AS BAYELSA GOVERNOR-ELECT, DIRI POISED TO TAKE OVER MANDATE