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Three Days Curfew Imposed In Bayelsa After Widespread Violence Over New Governor

The police have imposed a three-day dusk to dawn curfew in Bayelsa state over widespread violence as a result of the sacking of David Lyon, candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the March election, as governor-elect. The supreme court had annulled Lyon’s victory in the election on the grounds that Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo, his running…

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Supreme Court Sacks Bayelsa Governor-Elect David Lyon, Declares PDP Candidate Winner

On Thursday, the Supreme Court nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, who were already preparing to be inaugurated into office, The Punch reports. Justice Mary Peter-Odili led the five-man panel of the apex court and ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to withdraw the Certificate of Return issued…

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