Bayelsa Poll: NGO Warns Of Danger Signals, Threats To Peaceful Polls, Sues For Restraint
The Search for Common Ground , an election process advocacy civil society group on Tuesday decried the tense political atmosphere capable of threatening a peaceful governorship elections on Nov. 16, 2019. Ms Joy Baiye, Media Advocacy Cordinator of the Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) made the observation at a press... Read more
Ahead Guber Polls, Dickson Begs Bayelsa People Not To Dump PDP
Gov Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has urged the people of Bayelsa to keep faith with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as they go to the polls on Nov 16 to elect his successor. Dickson who made the call in a radio broadcast on Sunday night monitored by in Yenagoa... Read more
Tread With Caution, Sen Abe Urges Those Calling for MNDA Minister’s Sack
From Dianabasi Effiong Sen. Magnus Abe, former Senator representing Rivers South-East in the National Assembly, has appealed to those calling for the removal of Sen. Godswill Akpabio, the Minister, Niger Delta Affairs (MNDA), to tread with caution. He made the call on Tuesday in Port Harcourt while speaking with... Read more
Atiku Accepts Supreme Court’s Verdict, Says Judgment Is Nail On Coffin Of Nigeria’s Gains Since 1999
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential elections Atiku Abubakar has taken the verdict of the Supreme Court with equanimity, just as he described the judgment is a “nail on the coffin and the gains we collectively made since 1999 are evaporating, and... Read more
The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the appeal challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the Feb.23 general election. Justice Tanko Mohammad, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN),  led six other justices to unanimously dismiss the appeal for lacking in merit. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the other... Read more
Supreme Court’s Confirmation: We Expected Victory Because There Was No contestant Says Governor Wike
Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that he expected the confirmation of his re-election by the Supreme Court because the defeated Governorship candidate of the African Action Congress ( AAC) , Mr Biokpomabo Awara couldn’t have won an election he didn’t contest. In an interview at the... Read more
Bayelsa/Kogi Polls: Candidates Not Validly Nominated Disqualified — INEC
Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says that all the candidates disqualified for Bayelsa and Kogi governorship elections were not validly nominated by their political parties. Mr Festus Okoye, Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, INEC said this on Thursday during a “Youth Campus” sensitisation programme organised by the... Read more
‘Bayelsa Assembly Controversy: I remain Speaker, did not resign, impeachment a nullity’ – Isenah
Hon Tonye Isenah, Speaker of Bayelsa House of Assembly on Monday dismissed reports of his impeachment as false and a nullity as he remains the speaker of the house. There was heavy shooting at the Bayelsa House of Assembly during a session of the assembly when hundreds of youths... Read more
I ’ll Create Massive Wealth For The People – Ikoli
. Unveils road map A governorship aspirant on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Barrister Anthony George-Ikoli has unveiled his road map ahead of the November 2019 governorship election in Bayelsa State. George-Ikoli said Monday in a meeting with party faithful, community leaders and youths in Yenagoa... Read more
Rivers 2015 Poll: Party Disunity Not Reason For Election Loss  – Princewill
Prince Tonye Princewill one time gubernatorial candidate of Action Congress and Labour Party in Rivers State, currently a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in this interview, throws light on some seemingly knotty issues confronting Nigeria and Nigerians as well as  proffers solution on how the Rivers APC... Read more