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Bayelsa: APC urges supporters to accept Supreme Court decision

The Bayelsa Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), on Thursday, urged the party members and supporters in the state to accept the Supreme Court judgment that sacked its candidate, David Lyon.

Diri, Dickson in songs of worship after Supreme Court’s victory

Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri and his predecessor, Seriake Dickson and some chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, were engrossed in singing worship...

APC, Lyon lose Supreme Court review appeal, lawyers to pay N60m cost

David Lyon and the All Progressives Congress have lost their bids to overturn the Supreme Court ruling of 13 February, which sacked Lyon as the duly elected governor of Bayelsa state.

Update: Bayelsa gladiators wait for Supreme Court ruling

A seven-man panel of the Supreme Court has heard arguments by lawyers from all sides on whether it should uphold its 13 February ruling that nullified the election of David Lyon, the All Progressives Congress candidate, who overwhelmingly won the election

Legal giant Afe Babalola leads David Lyon’s case at Supreme Court

The Supreme court has begun hearing the application of the All Progressives Congress and its candidate for the review of Bayelsa State election judgment given by the court on 13 February.

Bayelsa: APC hits Supreme Court, seeks judgement review

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has returned to the Supreme Court asking the court to reverse its judgment disqualifying David Lyon, its candidate in the 2019 governorship election in Bayelsa State.

Bayelsa: David Lyon breaks silence, says justice will be done

Sacked Governor-elect of Bayelsa, David Lyon has at last broken his silence, saying he believes that justice will be done at the end of the day.

Protest: Radio Bayelsa manager recalls suspended workers

The Management of Radio Bayelsa has reversed the suspension of nine workers over an attack on the station by hoodlums, protesting the Supreme Court judgment that sacked erstwhile governor-elect, David Lyon.

Bayelsa: INEC rejects APC’s request, party says struggle continues

The Independent National Electoral Commission has ruled out the demand for a fresh governorship election in Bayelsa State by the All Progressives Congress.

Poll verdicts: Supreme Court in the eyes of the storm

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has since its decision on the Imo state governorship tussle on 14 January, 2020 found itself in the eyes of the storm. In the decision, the candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Emeka Ihedioha was sacked from office as Imo governor and replaced with candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Hope Uzondinma who scored the fourth position in the polls. Uzodinma challenged the election result on account of some polling units that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) cancelled which he claimed were his strongholds.

Douye Diri sworn-in as Governor of Bayelsa

Senator Douye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was on Friday sworn in as the 5th democratically elected Governor of Bayelsa State.

Police impose 3-day curfew in troubled Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Police Command on Friday imposed a three-day curfew in the state after series of violent protests erupt due to the Supreme Court's declaration of Douye Diri as the governor-elect of Bayelsa and nullified the election of David Lyon of the APC.

Mayhem in Bayelsa: Protesters vandalise properties, vehicles

Protesters have vandalised properties and vehicles in Bayelsa State as they protest the Supreme Court's judgment which nullified the election of David Lyon and declaration of Douye Diri as winner of the poll.

Bayelsa: We are going to court – Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole says the party is going to court to challenge the issuing of Certificate of Return to Douye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for having won the Bayelsa governorship election.

Sporadic shooting as APC, PDP clash; massive protest rocks Bayelsa

Sporadic shooting erupted at Tombia roundabout and Akemfa in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State last night, which snowballed into massive protest following the Supreme Court's judgment which sacked David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress, APC and declared Duoye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, winner of the last governorship election.

Nigerians bash Oshiomhole over no governor in Bayelsa comment

Nigerians have bashed the All Progressives Congress, APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole for saying that there will be no new governor in Bayelsa State on Friday as the judgment of the Supreme Court lacked ingredient

Photo News: Sacked Bayelsa Governor-elect rehearses inauguration

Supreme Court-sacked Bayelsa governor-elect, David Lyon was at the state Sports Complex on Thursday in Yenagoa to rehearse for his inauguration on Friday, when news broke that he would no longer be the man to succeed outgoing Governor Seriake Dickson.

There will be no governor in Bayelsa Friday – Oshiomhole

Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Thursday said the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP's Duoye Diri cannot be sworn in as governor on Friday.

Lyon: Debacle less than 24 hours to coronation

All was set at the Samson Siasia Stadium, Bayelsa for the coronation of a new Bayelsa government to be led by the All Progressives Congress, APC, governor-elect, David Lyon. Less than 24 hours, he was supposed to be sworn in as governor, this has been the dream of his life. APC faithful were in high spirit preparing for the governor-elect's grand inauguration on Friday.

Mixed reactions trail Supreme Court’s judgement sacking APC’s Lyon

Nigerians on social media have expressed different opinions to the Supreme Court’s judgment which nullified the election of the All Progressives Congress’, APC, governor-elect, David Lyon and declare the PDP’s candidate, Senator Douye Diri as the new governor-elect of Bayelsa State.

APC shocked by Supreme Court’s sacking of Lyon

The Bayelsa Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed shock over Supreme Court's ruling nullifying the election of Mr David Lyon as the Governor-elect for the state on Thursday.

Atiku reacts to Supreme Court’s sacking of APC’s Lyon

Nigeria's former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has reacted to the Supreme Court's judgment which nullified the election of the All Progressives Congress', APC, governor-elect, David Lyon and declare the PDP's candidate, Senator Douye Diri as the new governor-elect of Bayelsa State.

PDP laughs last: Supreme Court sacks Bayelsa APC governor-elect

In another stunning ruling, the Supreme Court has nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. It declared the PDP candidates the winners.

Heineken fails to stop Lyon 72 hours to inauguration

The inauguration of Bayelsa governor-elect David Lyon on Valentine's Day is now unstoppable as the Supreme Court removed the last obstacle stacked on his way.

T.B. Joshua drops critical message for Bayelsa governor-elect, Lyon

Founder, Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN, Prophet T.B. Joshua has dropped an important message for the Bayelsa Governor-elect, Chief David Lyon.

APC to Lokpobiri: Drop your misplaced legal action against Lyon

Mr Yekini Nabena, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has called on one of the party’s governorship aspirant, Mr Heineken Lokpobiri, to reconcile and identify with Bayelsa Governor-elect, Mr David Lyon.

“I am at your service”- T.B Joshua tells governor-elect, David Lyon

David Lyon, governor-elect of Bayelsa state, paid a courtesy visit to the Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), Lagos, Nigeria, on Sunday.

Tinubu’s timely message to Bello, Lyon after victory

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu, on Monday called on Bayelsa and Kogi governors-elect, Yahaya Bello and David Lyon, to provide good leadership and progressive governance in their states.

Sanwo-Olu congratulates Lyon, Bello on election victory

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has congratulated the Governors-elect of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa and Kogi states for their resounding victory in the elections that held at the weekend.

Omo-Agege hails APC leaders over Lyon’s victory in Bayelsa

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege has hailed the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who contributed to the victory of the Bayelsa Governor-Elect, David Lyon in the November, 16 governorship election.

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