Poll: Over 200,000 PVCs Yet To Be Collected In Kogi, Bayelsa
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that 201,143 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) were yet to be collected in Kogi and Bayelsa as of September 20. The commission disclosed this on Thursday in a progress report on PVC collection, which it started on September 2,…
Bayelsa Speaker, Isenah Resigns
Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Rtd. Hon. Tonye Emmanuel Isenah, has tendered his resignation and show of readiness to vacate his position on Monday 30th when the House resumes sitting. It was gathered that, Tonye Isenah’s resignation, on Friday afternoon, followed pressure…
Bayelsa 2019: David Lyon Wins APC Primary
David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of the just concluded governorship primary in Bayelsa. David Lyon scored 42,138 votes to defeat his closet rival, Diseye Nsirim, who scored 1,533 votes. Others are Heineken Lokpobiri, who scored 571 votes, Preye…
Bayelsa Poll: PDP Governorship Candidate Emerges
Senator Douye Diri has emerged the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the Bayelsa State Governorship election fixed for November 16. Diri pulled 561 votes to beat his rival Timi Alaibe who got 365 votes in primary held at Gabriel Okara Cultural Centre,…
Bayelsa PDP Primary: Aspirant Denies Luring Delegates Through Fake Bank Alerts
A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship aspirant in Bayelsa State, Pastor Keniebi Okoko, has denied allegation by the state party leadership of sending fake alerts to bank account of delegates to lure them to vote for him during Tuesday’s party primary in the state. Okoko,…
APC Postpones Bayelsa Governorship Primary, Fixes New Date
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has shifted the date for the Bayelsa governorship primary from Thursday, August 29 to Saturday, August 31, 2019. This was contained in a terse statement on Wednesday by the National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu. “The party has also adopted the…
Bayelsa Poll: APC Releases List Of Cleared Aspirants
The Bayelsa state gubernatorial primary election screening committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has released the list of those cleared to contest the primary election of the party ahead of the governorship election in the state. The screening committee disqualified the immediate past Cross…
APC Fixes Anambra Governorship Forms At N22.5m, Announces Date For Primaries
Medaner said that the party would start the sales of expression of interest and nomination forms for the election at the party’s national secretariat from April 15 to June 8.
Gov. Akeredolu Renews Fight With Former Deputy, Calls Police To Retrieve Vehicles
To this end, the Governor has enlisted the help of the state Commissioner of Police, CP Bolaji Salami, to recover the vehicles.
Why Lead Africa Is Supporting Africa’s Startup Businesses-Olanrewaju
Olanrewaju stated this on Tuesday during interactions with journalists in Lagos at the StartUp Afrika event in partnership with State of Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany.
Only Corrupt PDP Chiefs That Are Defecting To APC – Tambuwal
They reiterated their commitment to the electronic transmission of election results, urging the National Assembly to amend the Electoral Act to reflect the critical electoral reform.