ANXIETY IN BAYELSA AS SUPREME COURT REVIEWS ITS EARLIER RULING ON THE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION PETITION

By Mike Odiegwu, Yenagoa Residents of Bayelsa State are anxiously waiting for the outcome of the review of the Supreme Court’s judgement that sacked Chief David Lyon and Senator Degi Erimienyo as Governor-Elect and Deputy Governor-Elect, investigations have revealed. The review, which is scheduled to Read More …

INEC DECLARES SENATORIAL SEATS OCCUPIED BY GOVERNOR DIRI, DEPUTY VACANT

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared vacant two seats in the 9th Senate. At a meeting with the Resident Electoral Commissioners on Friday, INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmoud said bye-elections would be conducted in Bayelsa Central and Bayelsa west Senatorial Districts. He told the gathering of RECs Read More …

UNCERTAINTY OVER WHO WILL BE GOVERNOR IN BAYELSA TODAY AS DICKSON’S TEAM EXPIRES, SEE WHY

Governor-elect sacked for deputy’s forged certificates PDP candidate didn’t score 25% of lawful votes – Oshiomhole INEC to study judgment, awaits commission lawyers’ advice John Alechenu, John Ameh, Friday Olokor, Ade Adesomoju, Success Nwogu, Oladimeji Ramon, Daniels Igoni  and  Armstrong Bakam The Bayelsa State All Read More …

MEET THE GLADIATORS THAT WILL SHAPE BAYELSA GUBER ELECTION ON SATURDAY

PAULINE ONYIBE writes on political gladiators who will shape Saturday’s governorship election in Bayelsa State The political terrain of Bayelsa State has become tensed as the November 16 governorship election approaches. Already the state is locked down with all manner of campaigns including propaganda on the Read More …