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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.