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APC relying on unorthodox means to snatch Bayelsa — PDP

APC relying on unorthodox means to snatch Bayelsa — PDP

By Dirisu Yakubu The National Working Committee, NWC, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has raised the alarm that the All Progressives Congress, APC  is relying on what it described as ‘unorthodox’ means to get back the governorship of Bayelsa State. The main opposition party said that the APC must know that the case against […]

David Lyon: The governor that never was

David Lyon: The governor that never was

Wherever he is now, David Lyon will be wondering what went wrong. And did things go awfully wrong for him? Yes, they did. If not, as you read this, he would have been a week old in office as the governor of Bayelsa State. But he is not. Instead, he is out in the political […]

I’m yet to make any political appointments — Gov Diri

I’m yet to make any political appointments — Gov Diri

By Emem Idio – Yenagoa Against the background of unconfirmed reports making the rounds in the state, that the Bayelsa State Governor Senator Douye Diri has announced some key appointments, however, the Governor, Senator Douye Diri has denied the rumours, stated that he “was yet to make any political appointment into his government.” READ ALSO: I’ll […]

Lyon: Militants vow to resume hostilities in Niger Delta

Lyon: Militants vow to resume hostilities in Niger Delta

 Samuel Oyadongha – Yenagoa The rising protest against the Thursday nullification of the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Chief David Lyon victory in Bayelsa on Tuesday took a new twist with a coalition of militant groups under the aegis of the Reformed Niger Delta Avengers (RNDA) threatening to resume attacks on oil installations in the […]