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Gov. Diri appoints Aproko as Special Assistant on Entertainment

Governor of Bayelsa State Douye Diri has appointed a Nigerian comedian known as Aproko as his Special Assistant on Entertainment.

I’ll support Sampou Anglican Church project – Gov. Diri

Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa has promised to support the expansion of St. Peter’s Anglican Church in his community, Sampou in Kolokuma/Opokuma local government area of the state.

Attack on Dickson: Perpetrators must be brought to book – Diri 

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has strongly condemned Thursday's attack on the Toru-Orua country home of his predecessor, Chief Henry Seriake Dickson.

Final verdict: Diri duly elected Bayelsa governor – Supreme Court rules

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the election of Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, putting an end to legal battles to unseat the governor.

Deduction of Bayelsa’s fund amounts to ceding our territory to Rivers – Diri

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, on Tuesday flayed the deduction of the state's revenue by the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) in favour of Rivers State following a high court ruling.

Breaking: Tribunal nullifies Diri’s election as Bayelsa governor

The Bayelsa Governorship Election Tribunal on Monday nullified the last governorship election in Bayelsa State.

FG shortchanging Bayelsa in Federal appointment – Diri

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has called on the federal government and its authorities to give more opportunities to Bayelsans at the federal level, saying the state has been shortchanged for long.

COVID-19: Diri signs Executive Order

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has signed an Executive Order titled: 'Bayelsa Infectious Disease (Emergency Prevention) Regulation 2020' as part of strategies to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus into the state.

Bayelsa Gov., Diri tests negative for Coronavirus

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has tested negative for the Coronavirus, putting to rest the speculations and anxiety over his health status.

Why I met Buhari behind closed doors – Gov. Diri

The Bayelsa State governor, Senator Douye Diri, revealed he met with President Muhammadu Buhari to familirise with him as the father of the nation.

Photo News: Buhari meets Bayelsa Gov., Diri in Abuja

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with the new Bayelsa State Governor, Duoye Diri at the State House, Abuja.

How Adeboye told me I would be Bayelsa Governor – Diri

Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri has recounted how the General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye told him he would recover his mandate and become the governor.

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...

Bayelsa Gov., Diri makes first appointments

Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, on Thursday, approved the appointment of four principal officers for his administration.

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.

What Jonathan told Douye Diri you need to know

Nigeria's former President, Goodluck Jonathan has dropped an important message for the new Governor of Baylesa State, Douye Diri.

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.

Video: Join me to build Bayelsa, Diri extends Olive Branch to APC

The Bayelsa State Governor-elect, Douye Diri has extended an olive branch to members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to join him in building the state.

INEC declares PDP’s Douye Diri winner of Bayelsa poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared Douye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, winner of the governorship election in Bayelsa following the nullification of the election of David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

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.

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 Governorship candidate, Diri, Wife vote

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governorship candidate, Douye Diri and wife have cast their votes at Polling Unit Unit 4 and Unit 3 respectively at about 10.30aa in Sampou, Bayelsa State.

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