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ICYMI: Duoye Diri Has Been Duly Affirmed As The Governor Of Bayelsa State

Governor Douye Diri is officially the elected Incumbent Governor of Bayelsa State, the Supreme court affirmed on Wednesday November 18. A seven-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, dismissed six appeals filed against the governor and his deputy, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo. Justice Ngwuta, in his judgment, predicated the dismissal of the appeals on the…

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#OndoDecides2020: Rotimi Akeredolu Wins Second Term As Ondo Governor

Ondo state governor Rotimi Akeredolu has won reelection on Sunday October 11, defeating People’s Democratic Party (PDP) challenger Eyitayo Jegede. On the back of a campaign in which he promised to provide composed and focused leadership marked by economic growth and improved security for people in the state, Akeredolu, swept to victory by winning 15 of…

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Oshiomhole Breaks Silence On Obaseki’s Victory In Edo Gubernatorial Election

Adams Oshiomhole, stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has finally broken his silence following Godwin Obaseki‘s second term win as the governor of Edo state. A week ago, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate had defeated Osagie Ize-Iyamu, his APC rival, in the highly-anticipated election. Oshiomhole had campaigned vigorously for Ize-Iyamu whose loss some people attributed to…

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#EdoDecides2020: Rivers Governor Wike Reportedly Under Seige Amid Governorship Elections

In cased you missed it, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike alleged on Friday that the Police laid a siege on his hotel in Benin City, restricting his movement ahead of the Gubernatorial elections in Edo state. According to Akawor Desmond, Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Rivers State, who disclosed this in a statement, the party will…

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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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Bayelsa Election: Tribunal’s Judgement Confirms Duoye Diri As Governor

A three-man tribunal for Bayelsa Gubernatorial Election sitting in Abuja has affirmed the victory of Senator Duoye Diri as the state governor. The panel took the decision on Saturday a month after the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal filed by a former aspirant of the Bayelsa governorship election under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Timi…

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“Buhari Will Not Resign,” Presidency Reacts After PDP Calls For Immediate Resignation

The presidency has reacted to the calls made by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over failure to combat increasing cases of insecurity and corruption across the Country. In a statement issued on Friday, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said his principal will…

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APC Urges Probe Of PDP Members Allegedly Linked To Hushpuppi

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has demanded probe of top-ranking members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party linked to suspected cyber fraudster, Ramon Abbas popularly known as Hushpuppi by relevant security agencies. According to Punch, the request was contained in a statement signed by its APC’s Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, in Abuja, on Saturday. Nabena…

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Obaseki Emerges PDP Gubernatorial Candidate In Upcoming Edo Election

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has emerged the winner of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial primaries in the state. Obaseki emerged the party’s governorship candidate on Thursday after his closest rival to the PDP election ticket Ken Imasaugbon stepped down from the race minutes into the exercise. With Obaseki’s emergence as PDP’s candidate, the governor faces…

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Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki Joins PDP After Resigning From APC

Days after Edo State state governor dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC), Godwin Obaseki picked up his People’s Democratic Party (PDP) membership card at the party’s secretariat in Benin City, the state capital. The governor made the announcement on his official Twitter handle on Friday June 19. Addressing party officials, the governor said he automatically becomes the PDP leader…

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