Author Archives: Stella Williams

How David Lyon Emerged Winner of Bayelsa Governorship Election

By Stella Williams The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC Monday declared Chief David Lyon candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the 2019 gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State. Declaring the result, the returning officer, Professor Orumwense Osasere of the University of Benin, declared the APC candidate winner having polled a total of 352,552 votes to defeat the candidate ...

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Bayelsa: Senator Douye Diri Emerges PDP Governorship Candidate

Senator Douye Diri has been elected as the governorship flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State. Diri, who is a member of the restoration family, the group loyal to the incumbent Governor S. Dickson, polled 561 votes to defeat twenty other aspirants. Though the voting process started late on Tuesday ...

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Bayelsa: I will Conduct Free, Fair Primary Election – Darious Ishaku

The chairman of the electoral committee, for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary election in Bayelsa State has pledges to conduct a free and fair election in the state. Addressing delegates, after a short meeting with aspirants, he said he has promised to be Fair to all, in return, the aspirants has promised to cooperate wit him to ensure a ...

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UNN VC, Prof. Igwe in Messy Age Falsification Scandal as CLO, Coalition Issue 14-day Ultimatum

…President Buhari Tasked on His Investigation and Prosecution  What could be described as a messy age falsification scandal is currently rocking the once prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) as its new Vice Chancellor, Prof. Charles Arinzechukwu Igwe has been accused of altering his age to enable him qualify to contest for the position after his predecessor, Prof. Ozumba. The ...

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Professor Zulum Sworn in as Borno Governor

Borno State on Wednesday witnessed the Oath taking ceremony of the state Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum as the fifth democratically elected Governor of the state. The ceremony took place at the Ramat Square, Maiduguri shortly after the deputy governor, Honourable Usman Khadafu was sworn in. The Chief Judge of the state, Justice Kashim Zanna administered the oath of office on ...

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INEC Speaks on Supreme Court Judgement over APC Zamfara, Set for Final Decision

After a preliminary meeting on Friday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will meet on Saturday to further deliberate on matter arising from the Supreme Court judgement on the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State.   This was disclosed by the electoral umpire in a statement issued by Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education ...

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