Can PDP’s Douye Diri be Bayelsa Governor; See way forward

Can PDP’s Douye Diri be Bayelsa Governor; See way forward

The Supreme Court on Thursday sacked the governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Also affected is his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo. The panel of justices led by Justice Mary Odili, in a unanimous judgement, held that Degi-Eremieoyo presented a forged certificate to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). It ruled that the information in Form CF 001 submitted by Degi-Eremieoyo was false. The lead judgement read by Justice Ejembi Eko…

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BREAKING: PDP’s Diri can’t be sworn-in as Bayelsa Governor

BREAKING: PDP’s Diri can’t be sworn-in as Bayelsa Governor

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole today declared candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Douye Diri cannot be sworn in on Friday tomorrow) as Bayelsa Governor because he did not meet the requirements of the Supreme Court. Oshiomhole pointed out the judgement of the Supreme Court said the certificate of return should be issued to the candidate, who has the required spread in the election aside from David…

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BREAKING: Achievers University, Owo expels Six Students

BREAKING: Achievers University, Owo expels Six Students

By: Kayode Afolabi The authorities of Achievers University, Owo, Ondo State, has expelled six students from the institution after they were found guilty of their involvement in cultism. The institution took the decision after its Student Disciplinary Committee found the students guilty. Addressing a press conference today in Owo, the Vice -chancellor of the institution, Prof. Samuel Tunji Ibiyemi, who noted that their expulsion from the University was premised on their involvement in Cultism after…

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Why we sacked Bayelsa Governor-elect —Apex Court

Why we sacked Bayelsa Governor-elect —Apex Court

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 to the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates as the winners of the November 16, 2019 governorship election in the state. The…

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Cannabis Usage: Akeredolu making sense, we’ll push for legal Framework —Pharmacists

Cannabis Usage: Akeredolu making sense, we’ll push for legal Framework —Pharmacists

By: Ade Adeleke Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State and the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) have agreed to pursue a common front for the use of cannabis for health and economic purposes in Nigeria. The Association-led by its National President, Pharmacist Samuel Adekola therefore vowed that it will ensure it sponsors a private member bill at the National Assembly for the legalisation of the cannabis plant for pharmaceutical purposes as obtainable in…

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ONDO: Sowore’s AAC protests INEC Delisting of 74 parties

ONDO: Sowore’s AAC protests INEC Delisting of 74 parties

By: Ade Adeleke The Africa Action Congress (AAC) has protested against the deregistration of 74 political parties by INEC and the purported endorsement of same by one Leonard Nzenwa who has been expelled from AAC since July 2019. In a Press Statement signed by Alex Adeniyi, Ondo State Chairman of the Party, pointed that the African Action Congress (AAC) in part believes that the basis of the deregistration exercise is unjust and unacceptable. A popular…

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