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ICYMI: Diri Appeals Bayelsa Tribunal For Ruling To Sack Him As Governor

According to Channels Television, Douye Diri, has appealed the judgement which nullified his election as the Governor of Bayelsa state. The embattled governor’s lawyers reportedly filed the Notice of Appeal on Tuesday at the Court of Appeal in Abuja, challenging the majority judgement of the Bayelsa State Governorship Election Tribunal which nullified his election on…

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Tribunal Nullifies Bayelsa Governorship Election Following Dismissal Of Three Petitions

The Bayelsa Governorship Election Tribunal has nullified the election of its state governor Douye Diri, a day after dismissing three petitions challenging Diri’s victory. According to Channels TV, the Tribunal also ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to order a fresh election within 90 days. The verdict follows the petition by the Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party…

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INEC Rejects APC’s Request For Fresh Bayelsa Governorship Poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has ruled out any fresh governorship election in Bayelsa State request from the All Progressives Congress (APC). According to Punch Newspapers, INEC’s Director of Voter Education and Publicity, Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi dismissed the APC’s demand for a fresh poll citing that the commission concluded its work on the Bayelsa State governorship…

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PDP Candidate, Douye Diri Declared Winner Of Bayelsa Election By INEC

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa, Senator Duoye Diri has been declared the new governor-elect of the state by The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu made this announcement on Friday at the INEC headquarters in Abuja while the winner’s certificate was presented to him later on in the day.…

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