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.
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 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
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.
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.
Coalition demands cancellation of Bayelsa governorship election
INEC declared David Lyon of the APC winner of the November 16 election with 352,552 votes.
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.
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.
Gov. Dickson appoints 32 permanent secretaries four months to end of tenure
Mr Dickson’s second term ends in February next year.
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 Dickson inaugurates 41-member Transition Committee
David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) won the November 16 governorship election.
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.
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”.
Bayelsa election results manipulated during collation – YIAGA
YIAGA said INEC’s result does not fall within the estimates of its Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT).
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
The supporters, in their tens and hundreds, took over major streets in the capital city, chanting victory songs.
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.”
INEC declares APC candidate winner of Bayelsa governorship election
The returning officer announced that Mr Lyon polled 352,552 votes.
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.