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National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole. [PHOTO CREDIT: ThisdayLIVE]

We will not attend ’emergency’ meeting with Oshiomhole – Edo APC

Mr Oshiomhole, and Governor Obaseki have been locked in an epic political battle in Edo State.

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, who succeeded Adams Oshiomhole.[Photo credit: YouTube]

APC invites feuding Oshiomhole, Obaseki to “emergency” meeting

Seventy-three persons from the South-south, including the minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi have been invited.


Flouting of employment laws responsible for increased kidnapping in Akwa Ibom – Lawmaker

Akwa Ibom is said to be among the states with the highest unemployment rates in Nigeria, despite being one of the richest in the country.

Senator Bassey Albert

Senator pledges to “express” constituents’ criticism against social media bill

Bassey Albert said he would present to the Senate the criticisms of his constituents against the bill

A sign post showing routes to FGC Odi and Odi community.

INTERVIEW: Odi 1999 Massacre: Why we will never forgive Obasanjo, Alamieyeseigha – Odi Community Chairman

PREMIUM TIMES returned to the Bayelsa community 20 years after Nigerian soldiers invaded the town and killed scores.

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: DailyPost

Court restrains Oshiomhole’s faction from removing APC state chairman

The court would sit again on December 5 for hearing and determination of the suit.

After Appeal Court judgements, PDP asks lawmakers to reach out to opponents

Akwa Ibom House of Assembly consists of 26 members. The PDP has 24 of them and has won all its cases, except one, at the Appeal Court.

10:39am at PU11, Ward 6, Okaka Market, Yenegoa LG, Bayelsa

Coalition demands cancellation of Bayelsa governorship election

INEC declared David Lyon of the APC winner of the November 16 election with 352,552 votes.

Mr Joseph Odok

Wife of detained critic of Gov. Ayade seeks Buhari’s intervention

Mr Odok was arrested by the police on September 26 in Abuja and taken to Calabar where he has been charged with terrorism.

Nigeria Police officers

Edo gets new police commissioner

Mr Lawal Jimeta replaces Mohammed DanMalam, who is now an Assistant Inspector-General of Police.

Kano Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

APC Crisis: Ganduje leads committee to end Oshiomhole/Obaseki feud

The committee hopes to resolve the discord between Mr Oshiomhole, and Governor Obaseki, which has ruptured the state chapter.

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa

Gov. Dickson appoints 32 permanent secretaries four months to end of tenure

Mr Dickson’s second term ends in February next year.

Former President Goodluck Jonathan and Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson

Gov Dickson claims he visited Jonathan 16 times before Bayelsa election

Mr Dickson stated this on Tuesday while addressing a post-election press conference in Yenagoa.

Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa Governor Dickson inaugurates 41-member Transition Committee

David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) won the November 16 governorship election.


Reps to probe NDDC, summon Akpabio

The lawmakers are to conduct a comprehensive investigation into the financial activities of the commission from 2017 to date.

Gov Seriake Dickson

ANALYSIS: Eight factors that triggered PDP, Seriake Dickson’s fall in Bayelsa

INEC on Sunday declared David Lyon of the APC the governor-elect of Bayelsa.

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva.

Gov. Dickson made APC’s victory in Bayelsa ‘much easier’- Minister

Mr Sylva attributes the electoral victory of the APC candidate to “poor performance by the Bayelsa State government”.

12:31pm at PU3, Ward 6, Epiiepe III, Yenegoa, Bayelsa Voters casting their votes in the rain.

Bayelsa election results manipulated during collation – YIAGA

YIAGA said INEC’s result does not fall within the estimates of its Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT).

Buhari meets Bayelsa Gov-elect, Lyon at Aso Rock

Buhari meets Bayelsa Gov-elect, Lyon at Aso Rock

Mr Lyon, the APC governorship candidate in the November 16 election in Bayelsa, was declared winner after polling 352,552 votes.

Bayelsa: How child ferry-canoe operators profited from election day floods

Young boys run ferry service with their dugout canoes for visitors to the town of the PDP candidate.

Jubilation in Yenagoa as APC supporters storm major roads

Jubilation in Yenagoa as APC supporters storm major roads

The supporters, in their tens and hundreds, took over major streets in the capital city, chanting victory songs.

David Lyon, winner of the Bayelsa State 2019 governorship election

PROFILE: David Lyon, the ‘obscure’ politician who ended PDP’s long reign in Bayelsa

The security firm owner was up against a greater political force than himself, but he prevailed with over 200,000 votes.

Buhari congratulates Bayelsa governor-elect, David Lyon

The president says the polls were peaceful “notwithstanding the pockets of unrest recorded in some locations.”

David Lyon, winner of the Bayelsa State 2019 governorship election

INEC declares APC candidate winner of Bayelsa governorship election

The returning officer announced that Mr Lyon polled 352,552 votes.

Kabba bunu LG, Olle/ oke ofin ward 13, PU 001, Vp 2, 1:55 pm. No organization, ballot box are placed where anybody can access it

It’s Official: APC scores highest votes in Bayelsa governorship election

From the results announced at the collation centre in Yenagoa on Sunday, Mr Lyon has won in six of the eight local governments.