Tag: Bayelsa State

Trouble Looms As Tribunal Strikes Out Bayelsa State Deputy Governor’s Appeal On Forged Certificate

The Bayelsa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has nuliffied the  application filed by the Deputy Governor, Lawrence Ewrujakpor. Naija New Understands that the application was dismissed by the tribunal which sought to bar the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the first respondent, from producing the alleged forged documents submitted to it by […]

Nigerians React As Ben Murray Lose Wife To Cancer

Former Nigerian Senator and businessman, Ben Murray-Bruce on Friday, March 20 announced on social media that he lost his wife to cancer. The senator who represented Bayelsa East constituency noted that he is heartbroken with the death of his dear wife whom they have been together as a couple for over forty-one-years. Bruce, in his […]

Why I Visited President Buhari – Gov. Diri Reveals

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Douye Diri, has stated why he visited President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday. The Peoples Democratic Party governor noted that he visited the President to formally present himself to the President after assuming the office as governor on February 14. Governor Douye further stated that yesterday was the first time he […]

Bayelsa: PDP Withdraws Petition Against INEC, APC

The Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has withdrawn its petition against the Independent National Electoral Commission and the All Progressives Congress before the Bayelsa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja. PDP had earlier challenged the emergence of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, David Lyon as the duly elected […]

Atiku vs Buhari: PDP Asks Supreme Court To Review Ruling On Presidential Election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the Supreme Court to review its judgement on the presidential election that affirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory in the 2019 presidential election. Speaking to newsmen on Monday, the spokesperson of the PDP, Kola Ologbodinyan, also urged the Apex Court to review judgment in respect of governorship elections in Kaduna, […]

Bayelsa Deputy Governor Clears The Air On ‘NYSC Certificate Forgery’

The Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo has denied presenting a forged exemption certificate of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Naija News reports that the Bayelsa Deputy Governor made this known during a media briefing in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital through his counsel, Clement Kekemeke. This online […]

Sacked Bayelsa Deputy Governor, Degi-Eremienyo Provides ‘Proof’ That His Certificates Are Original

The sacked deputy governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo who was removed from office by a Supreme Court order has released fresh evidence to support his claims that his certificates are original. Addressing a press conference in Abuja on Thursday, Degi-Eremienyo maintained that he didn’t present any fake or forged certificate or credential while […]

APC Officially Asks Supreme Court To Sack Diri, Reinstate Lyon

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the Supreme Court to reverse its decision to disqualify its candidate in the last governorship election in Bayelsa State, David Lyon. Naija News recalls that the Supreme Court had last Thursday nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. A five-man panel of the Supreme Court […]