Bayelsa: Sylva calls for calm, describes Supreme Court verdict as provocative

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Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, Sunday, described the Supreme Court judgement that declared the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, as winner of the Bayelsa State governorship election as provocative, while he called on the people of the state to eschew violence and remain calm.

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Bayelsa: Sylva apologises to Buhari, describes Supreme Court verdict as provocative

David O Royal

By Michael Eboh Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, Sunday, described the Supreme Court judgement that declared the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, as winner of the Bayelsa State governorship election as provocative, while he called on the people of the state to eschew violence and remain calm. In a
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Uzodinma vs Ihedioha: CSO alleges use of same panel by Supreme Court to review judgment

David O Royal

By Gabriel Ewepu A Civil Society Organisation, CSO, Concerned Nigerians Group, CNG, Sunday, alleged that the Supreme Court is making moves to use same panel that gave the judgment on the Imo State governorship election in favour of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Hope Uzodinma, to review the same judgment
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Why you can’t restore Ihedioha, Uzodinma tells Supreme Court

David O Royal

….insists apex court can’t sit on appeal over its final judgements By Ikechukwu Nnochiri Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has filed a preliminary objection to challenge the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court to review its January 14 judgement that brought him to power. In a motion he jointly filed with the All Progressive Congress,
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Imo: Why you can’t restore Ihedioha, Uzodinma tells Supreme Court

Victor Ogunyinka

Insists apex court can’t sit on appeal over its final judgements By Ikechukwu Nnochiri Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has filed a preliminary objection to challenge the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court to review its January 14 judgement that brought him to power. In a motion he jointly filed with the All Progressive Congress,
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Supreme Court: Group urges peace, solidarity in Imo

Emmanuel Okogba

Supreme Court: The Imo Concerned Citizens Forum (ICCF), a group of young professionals and businessmen from Imo, has called on the people to maintain the prevailing peace and solidarity for the progress of the state and country at large. The group made the appeal ahead of the Supreme Court review of its judgment over the
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Imo Election: Supreme Court To Hear Ihedioha’s Appeal On Tuesday

    A former governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, will begin his quest to convince the Supreme Court to reverse itself on the judgement sacking him from office on Tuesday. This comes as the apex court fixed the date to hear the appeal filed by Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) asking it … Continue reading Imo Election: Supreme Court To Hear Ihedioha’s Appeal On Tuesday

Bayelsa Election: INEC Has Appropriated Judicial Powers To Interpret Laws – Oshiomhole

  The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of assuming the power of the judiciary to itself by declaring the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Duoye Diri as the duly elected governor of Bayelsa State. Senator Diri was sworn in as the fifth civilian governor … Continue reading Bayelsa Election: INEC Has Appropriated Judicial Powers To Interpret Laws – Oshiomhole

Supreme Court verdict: PDP governors congratulate Sen. Duruoye Diri

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum has congratulated Sen. Diri Duruoye and his running mate, Sen. Lawrence Ewhruojakpo, over the Supreme Court judgment on Bayelsa Governorship election. The forum said this in a statement by the Director-General of the Forum, Mr C.I.D.  Maduabum, in Abuja on Thursday. Maduabum said the victory was all the
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Supreme Court Judgement: Gov. Dickson reacts to sack of David Lyon

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has called on all political parties to be calm and embrace peace over the ruling of the Supreme Court on Bayelsa governorship poll. The Court had nullified the All progressives Congress (APC) victory at Nov 16 governorship election that brought in David Lyon. The supreme court had ruled that Lyon’s
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Supreme Court Verdict: Wike Slams Oshiomhole, Asks FG To Caution Him

    Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called on the Federal Government to warn the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, to stop making inflammatory remarks capable of destabilising the country. In a statement on Thursday by his spokesman, Simeon Nwakaudu, slammed the APC national chairman for saying there would … Continue reading Supreme Court Verdict: Wike Slams Oshiomhole, Asks FG To Caution Him

Official Summary of Supreme Court Ruling On Bayelsa Election

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  Hours after the Supreme Court sacked the governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon, and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo, Channels Television has exclusively obtained the enrolled order of the judgement. The judgement summary contains the nine major decisions that make up the ruling of the apex court with regards to the election. A five-man panel … Continue reading Official Summary of Supreme Court Ruling On Bayelsa Election

Bayelsa residents split over Supreme Court’s judgment

David O Royal

Bayelsa residents have expressed mixed reactions over the Thursday Supreme Court’s judgment that sacked Gov. David Lyon and his running mate, Mr Degi Eremioye. They stated this in Yenagoa shortly after the sacking of All Progressives Congress (APC) Governor-elect, Chief David Lyon, and his running mate based on the names on his certificates. Supreme Court
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PHOTOS: David Lyon Was At Inauguration Rehearsal When Supreme Court Removed Him

  David Lyon was set to take over Bayelsa state before the Supreme Court ordered his overthrow on Thursday. 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 Lyon, the All Progressives Congress’ candidate, after it ruled that the … Continue reading PHOTOS: David Lyon Was At Inauguration Rehearsal When Supreme Court Removed Him

US Senate Votes To Restrain Trump From Attacking Iran

Ignatius Igwe

  The US Senate voted on Thursday to restrain President Donald Trump from attacking Iran, with eight members of his Republican Party bucking their leadership to agree. The resolution, which requires Trump to seek explicit authorization from Congress before further hostilities with Iran, passed in similar form in the Democratic-led House of Representatives. But it … Continue reading US Senate Votes To Restrain Trump From Attacking Iran

Bayelsa Election: Be Careful Of Your Utterances, PDP Warns Oshiomhole

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, to be mindful of his utterances following the judgement of the Supreme Court on the Bayelsa State governorship election. In a statement on Thursday by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party described Oshiomhole as … Continue reading Bayelsa Election: Be Careful Of Your Utterances, PDP Warns Oshiomhole

Bayelsa: You’re merely ranting, PDP mocks Oshiomhole

David O Royal

    By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA- The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Thursday described comments attributed to national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, on the ruling of the Supreme Court on the Bayelsa State governorship election as an empty and inconsequential ranting. Oshiomhole had while reacting to the judgment said the PDP
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Bayelsa: INEC will effect Supreme Court judgment once served – Okoye

David O Royal

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will effect the Supreme Court ruling on Bayelsa governorship election once it is served with the certified true copy of the judgment. INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)
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ICYMI: PHOTOS: David Lyon rehearsing for his swearing-in before Supreme Court Judgement

David O Royal

David Lyon was already rehearsing for his swearing-in ceremony as the governor of Bayelsa State before the Supreme Court nullified his election on Thursday. At its sitting on Thursday, the apex court nullified the election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate on the grounds that Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, his running mate, forged his credentials. The
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Bayelsa: Supreme Court Judgement victory for democracy ― PDP

David O Royal

…Insists on reversal of Imo judgment By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described Thursday’s nullification of the election of David Lyon as Bayelsa state governor-elect, as a victory for democracy. The Supreme Court Thursday directed the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to withdraw the certificate of return earlier issued to
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‘Power Belongs To The People,’ Atiku Reacts To Supreme Court Verdict On Bayelsa Poll

Ronke Idowu

  The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, has described the Supreme Court’s declaration of Douye Diri as the govenor-elect of Bayelsa State as an indication that power belongs to the people. The Supreme Court had on Thursday, sacked David Lyon and Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo as the governor-elect … Continue reading ‘Power Belongs To The People,’ Atiku Reacts To Supreme Court Verdict On Bayelsa Poll

We’re solidly behind apex court, Atiku says, congratulates new Bayelsa governor elect

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Following the sack of the governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo by the apex court, the presidential candidate of the People Democratic Party, PDP, in the last general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has Thursday said that Nigerians are solidly behind Supreme Court in their verdicts.

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BAYELSA: We’re yet to get supreme court order – INEC

David O Royal

…Diri’s meeting of 25 per cent spread raises anxiety By Clifford Ndujihe THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared its readiness to act on the Supreme Court judgement sacking Bayelsa State Governor-elect, David Lyon, and his deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo but cannot do so now. Reason: It is yet to get the court order. Sacking
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We will obey Supreme Court order on Bayelsa — INEC

David O Royal

By Omeiza Ajayi The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has said it would act on the judgment of the Supreme Court directing it to withdraw the Certificate of Return it issued the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress APC in Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon. INEC, however, said it was yet to be served
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Precedents: When Supreme Court is asked to reverse itself

Temisan Amoye

By Henry Ojelu The decision of the Supreme Court, upturning the election of Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State last month has been greeted with mixed reactions. While many believe that the decision had some coloration of political bias, especially when the figures which the seven justices based their decision appeared not to have added
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Supreme Court Ruling: We will continue to protest in Imo ― PDP

David O Royal

By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri The Imo state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Monday said that they will continue protesting in Imo state, over the January 14, 2020 judgement that sacked Emeka Ihedioha, as governor of the state and upheld Hope Uzodinma, as the validly elected governor of Imo. The PDP, disclosed this
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