APEX COURT VOIDS BAYELSA GOVERNOR-ELECT’S ELECTION 24 HOURS TO INAUGURATION

The Supreme Court on Thursday nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, who were already preparing to be inaugurated into office. A five-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to withdraw the Certificate of Return issued toContinue reading “APEX COURT VOIDS BAYELSA GOVERNOR-ELECT’S ELECTION 24 HOURS TO INAUGURATION”

JUST IN: Bayelsa APC heads to appeal court, insists on participation in election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State has insisted that regardless of a court’s ruling nullifying its governorship primaries, it would participate in the election slated for November 16. A Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa had ruled on Thursday that the APC governorship primaries held on September 4 was null and void asContinue reading “JUST IN: Bayelsa APC heads to appeal court, insists on participation in election”