Appeal Court overturns nullification of Diri’s election as Bayelsa Governor

A five-man panel of the Appellate Court has overturned a ruling which nullified the election of Douye Diri as governor of Bayelsa State. The court held that the Bayelsa Election Petition Tribunal acted outside its jurisdiction by nullifying the election of Governor Diri. In a unanimous judgment, the five-man panel of the court said theContinue reading “Appeal Court overturns nullification of Diri’s election as Bayelsa Governor”

JUST IN: Tribunal Nullifies Diri’s Election As Bayelsa Governor

The Bayelsa state governorship election tribunal sitting in Abuja has nullified the election that returned Duoye Diri as governor of Bayelsa state. The Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party (ANDP) had in its petition asked the tribunal to cancel the election because it was excluded from the November 16, 2019, poll. In a majority judgment delivered byContinue reading “JUST IN: Tribunal Nullifies Diri’s Election As Bayelsa Governor”