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bayelsa poll

PDP accuses Sylva of clubbing, drinking after loss at Bayelsa election

12 January 2016, 16:10

The Peoples Democratic Party has alleged that the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Timipre Sylva, did not feel bad after losing the election.

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PDP welcomes outcome of Bayelsa election

11 January 2016, 16:10

The Peoples Democratic Party has welcomed the outcome of governorship election in Bayelsa State.

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Southern Ijaw residents flee over Bayelsa election

08 January 2016, 11:09

Residents of the Southern Ijaw in Bayelsa State are fleeing to neighbouring states for fear of violence during the governorship rerun election in the area.

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INEC deploys three National Commissioners for Bayelsa supplementary poll

07 January 2016, 22:10

The Independent National Electoral Commission would deploy three of its National Commissioners to supervise the Bayelsa supplementary governorship election.

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Six killed in post-election clash in Bayelsa

11 January 2016, 10:08

Six people were killed during a clash between supporters of the PDP and APC after Governor Seriake Dickson was declared winner of the governorship poll in Bayelsa.

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Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Dickson visits Buhari over Bayelsa election

30 December 2015, 12:32

Governor Seriake Dickson has visited the Presidential Villa in Abuja, ahead of the supplementary governorship election in Southern Ijaw local government area of Mayelsa State on January 9.

Monday, 21 December 2015

I’m ready for Bayelsa supplementary poll- Sylva

21 December 2015, 19:42

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva, has said he is prepared and sure to win the supplementary election in the state.

Friday, 18 December 2015

Sylva denies withdrawing from Bayelsa governorship poll

18 December 2015, 15:02

The governorship candidate of the APC in the inconclusive Bayelsa State governorship election, Timipre Sylva, has denied withdrawing from the race.

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Sylva, APC in disarray over Bayelsa election

16 December 2015, 13:00

Things are not adding up for the All Progressives Congress and its candidate in the Bayelsa State governorship election, Timipre Sylva,

Tuesday, 15 December 2015

Commission established to probe Bayelsa poll violence

15 December 2015, 08:54

The Bayelsa State Government has inaugurated a Judicial Commission of Inquiry to investigate the violence that characterised recent governorship elections.

Sylva denies rift with Buhari

15 December 2015, 11:52

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva, has denied reports that he has fallen apart with President Muhammadu Buhari

INEC decides on Bayelsa supplementary poll on Wednesday

15 December 2015, 14:46

The Independent National Electoral Commission is set to decide on a new date for the conduct of the Bayelsa State supplementary election.

Monday, 14 December 2015

PDP faults Sylva’s letter to INEC

14 December 2015, 11:58

The Peoples Democratic Party has faulted the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the Bayelsa poll, Timipre Sylva,asking the Independent National Electoral Commission to declare him winner.

PDP seeks probe of military role in Bayelsa poll

14 December 2015, 22:38

The Peoples Democratic Party has urged President Mohammadu Buhari to probe the military on its alleged involvement in reported violence that rendered the Bayelsa State governorship poll inconclusive.

Thursday, 10 December 2015

Incumbent alleges army's role in Bayelsa poll chaos

10 December 2015, 10:42

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has decried the alleged human rights violations by the Nigerian Army during last weekend’s poll.

Delta forum resists "militarisation" of Bayelsa

10 December 2015, 16:03

The FOSEG said it would resist further violations by the uniformed forces amid reports the military perpetrated these during the recent Bayelsa State governorship elections.

INEC still consulting on Bayelsa election

10 December 2015, 18:39

The Independent National Electoral Commission has not decided on a date for the supplementary election in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State

14 parties back INEC's decision on Bayelsa election

10 December 2015, 21:04

14 out of the 20 parties that contested the governorship election in Bayelsa State have commended the Independent National Electoral Commission for cancelling the results from Southern Ijaw.

PDP accuses APC of planning to cause trouble in Bayelsa

10 December 2015, 22:05

The Peoples Democratic Party in Bayelsa State has accused the All Progressives Congress of planning to cause trouble in the state.

Wednesday, 09 December 2015

Buhari concerned at spate of inconclusive polls

09 December 2015, 10:45

President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented the inconclusive polls held in Bayelsa and Kogi States recently.

Dickson backs cancellation of Bayelsa election

09 December 2015, 12:52

Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has applauded the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission to cancel the governorship election in Southern Ijaw Local Government of the state.

Tuesday, 08 December 2015

PDP welcomes the cancellation of election results in Bayelsa

08 December 2015, 14:09

The PDP has welcomed the decision of INEC to cancel the governorship elections result of the Southern Ijaw Local Government of Bayelsa State.

APC calls for disqualification of Dickson over alleged breach of electoral laws

08 December 2015, 17:05

APC has called for the disqualification of Governor Seriake Dickson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the Bayelsa State governorship race.

Monday, 07 December 2015

PDP cautions Buhari on Bayelsa polls

07 December 2015, 13:07

The PDP has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to steer clear of the on-going Bayelsa State governorship election and allow the will of the people to prevail.

Dickson extends lead as INEC releases more results

07 December 2015, 14:06

Governor Seriake Dickson has extended his lead in the Bayelsa State governorship election according to results announced so far by INEC.

Police ban public rallies, procession in Bayelsa

07 December 2015, 15:21

The Bayelsa police command has placed a ban on all forms of procession, rallies or demonstrations in the state as the result of the governorship election concluded on Sunday is being awaited.

INEC postpones final collation of Bayelsa poll results

07 December 2015, 17:11

The Independent National Electoral Commission has suspended the collation of results in the Bayelsa State governorship election.

INEC cancels election in Southern Ijaw

07 December 2015, 18:14

The Independent National Electoral Commission has cancelled Saturday’s Bayelsa State governorship election in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area

APC calls for cancellation of elections in 2 LGAs in Bayelsa

07 December 2015, 19:10

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called for the cancellation of the governorship election results in two local government areas of Bayelsa State

Sunday, 06 December 2015

Bayelsa election: Live results from INEC collation centre

06 December 2015, 22:04

The Independent National Electoral has started collating and announcing results for Saturday's governorship election in Bayelsa State.

Saturday, 05 December 2015

Accreditation ongoing in Kogi Bayelsa elections

05 December 2015, 12:46

Accreditation of voters in the governorship election in Bayelsa State has started in all the local government areas of the state.

Accreditation ongoing in Kogi, Bayelsa elections

05 December 2015, 12:50

Accreditation of voters in the governorship election in Bayelsa State has started in all the local government areas of the state.

4 killed in Bayelsa election

05 December 2015, 14:42

Four people have been killed in the Southern area of Ijaw local government area during the ongoing governorship election in Bayelsa State

4 killed in Bayelsa election

05 December 2015, 14:45

Four people have been killed in the Southern area of Ijaw local government area during the ongoing governorship election in Bayelsa State

Thursday, 03 December 2015

Fayose cautions Buhari, INEC against repeating Kogi debacle in Bayelsa

03 December 2015, 13:31

Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti has warned the Independent National Electoral Commission against repeating what was witnessed in Kogi State governorship election in Bayelsa State.

Wednesday, 02 December 2015

APC blasts PDP governors over Bayelsa election

02 December 2015, 19:37

The All Progressives Congress has dismissed the PDP Governors’ Forum allegations that it planned to rig the governorship election in Bayelsa State.

Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Jonathan, PDP govs to attend Dickson campaign grand finale

25 November 2015, 12:08

Former President Goodluck Jonathan is expected to lead other leaders of the PDP to the grand finale of Gov Seriake Dickson campaign on November 28.

PDP dismisses Sylva’s alleged endorsement by Bayelsa elders

25 November 2015, 16:04

The PDP in Bayelsa State has refuted the purported endorsement of the APC governorship candidate, Timipre Sylva, by the state Council of Elders.

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Bayelsa APC governor candidate’s cousin kidnapped

24 November 2015, 16:08

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted Krinpere Douglas, cousin to Timipre Sylva, the APC gubernatorial candidate in Bayelsa State.

MEND denies endorsing Dickson’s second term bid

24 November 2015, 19:17

The Movement for Emancipation of Niger Delta has denied reports that it has endorsed the re-election bid of Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State,

Monday, 23 November 2015

Bayelsa elders back Sylva for governorship

23 November 2015, 12:20

Candidate of the APC in the governorship election in Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva, has secured the backing of elders and traditional rulers in the state.

Friday, 20 November 2015

10 governorship candidates step down for Sylva

20 November 2015, 12:09

10 governorship candidates have stepped down to declare support for the candidate of the APC, Timipre Sylva in the December 5 governorship election in Bayelsa state.

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

PDP, APC bicker over plot to rig Bayelsa election

18 November 2015, 12:08

The PDP and the APC in Bayelsa State have engaged in accusations and counter accusations over the alleged plot to rig the December 5 governorship election.

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Dickson’s aides, PDP chieftains in Bayelsa defect to APC

17 November 2015, 14:29

2 000 members of the PDP including some aides of Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State and members of the State Working Committee have defected to the APC.

Friday, 13 November 2015

Sylva tells to Dickson to get ready to quit govt house

13 November 2015, 17:06

The candidate of the APC in the Bayelsa governorship election, Timipre Sylva, has asked Gov Seriake Dickson to begin to pack his belongings and get ready to quit Government House.

Thursday, 12 November 2015

Oshiomhole, Sylva reconcile

12 November 2015, 13:11

The cold war between Governor Adams Oshiohmole of Edo State and theAPC governorship candidate in the Bayelsa State governorship election, Timipre Sylva has been resolved.

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Dickson, Sylva set to sign peace accord

10 November 2015, 17:11

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State and 19 other governorship candidates have agreed to sign a peace accord towards a peaceful governorship election in the state.

Monday, 09 November 2015

PDP files suit to disqualify Sylva from Bayelsa poll

09 November 2015, 16:06

The PDP has approached a Federal High Court to disqualify the APC governorship candidate in the December 5 governorship election in Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva.

Labour Party moves to stop Kogi, Bayelsa polls

09 November 2015, 19:10

The Labour Party is considering taken legal actions to stop the Independent National Electoral Commission from conducting the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa based on the current time table.

Friday, 06 November 2015

Bayelsa councillors endorse Dickson for second term

06 November 2015, 19:06

Over 625 former and serving councilors in Bayelsa State have endorsed the incumbent Governor, Seriake Dickson for a second term

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