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God had destined me to be Governor before I was born- Gov Diri

Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa, on Sunday that his becoming the Governor of Bayelsa State is a miracle. He made this remark while offering thanksgiving to God for witnessing the first Sunday of 2021.at St. Peter’s Anglican Church in Sampou, his hometown,l. He added that he never knew that a Governor would emerge from the community He said: “Sometimes I ...

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Victory of gov Diri of Bayelsa affirmed by Supreme Court

The victory of Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa has been affirmed  the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The apex court, in a unanimous judgement read by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, dismissed the six appeals filed against Diri and his deputy, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo. According to Daily Post, Justice Ngwuta, in his judgement, predicated the dismissal of the appeals on the withdrawal of the ...

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Bayelsa: Gov Diri, PDP know fate today as Appeal Court delivers verdict

The Appeal Court will today decide the fate of Bayelsa State Governor, Duoye Diri, and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  on the disputed November 16, 2019 governorship election. Justice Adriza Mshella, who heads the five-man panel, will deliver judgment. A senior lawyer in the matter, Machukwu Umeh (SAN) confirmed that the court had communicated the October 2 date to all ...

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Bayelsa Guber: INEC responds to tribunal’s ruling, explains why it did not field ANDP

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has explained why it did not include Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party (ANDP) at the Bayelsa gubernatorial election that took place last year The election was nullified by tribunal based on a petition by the ANDP which argued that it was unlawfully excluded from participating in the election. Reacting, the INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, ...

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Tribunal: “No vacancy in Bayelsa govt house for now,” says Diri as he heads to Appeal Court

Bayelsa State Governor Douye Diri has vowed to challenge the ruling of tribunal that invalidated his election. He said he has consequently instructed his lawyers to file the necessary papers. Diri, who spoke shortly after the tribunal ruled that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) wrongly excluded the Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party (ANDP) governorship candidate from the November 16, 2019 ...

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Governor Diri says Supreme Court victory a sign of divine intervention in his govt

Governor. Douye Diri of Bayelsa has dedicated Tuesday’s Supreme Court to God. He said that the victory shows that there is God’s divine intervention in the affairs of his administration. Diri said this at the King of Glory Chapel, Government House, Yenagoa, at a brief thanksgiving service to celebrate the dismissal of a pre-election suit challenging his candidature in the ...

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Gov Diri meets Buhari, says President treated him as a son

The Bayelsa State governor, Senator Douye Diri has met with President Muhammadu Buhari behind closed-doors The new Bayelsa State governor said he was visiting the President, adding that the meeting with Buhari was very great Describing his reception by President Buhari, Senator Siri said he was warmly received by the President, adding that it was like a father receiving his ...

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Bayelsa in safe hands with Diri as governor, Dickson assures

The ex-governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, has said that the state is in safe hands and it will move forward under the leadership of Governor Douye Diri. He  urged them to give strong support to Governor Diri to deliver on his mandate as the governor of the state and the Ijaw nation. Dickson said this while receiving ...

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How Pastor Adeboye’s prayer made me Governor of Bayelsa- Diri

Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State has given a testimony on his victory at the Supreme Court, saying that the General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, prophesied his victory. Diri made this known at the RCCG’s monthly Holy Ghost Service at the Redemption Camp located at Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. He told the congregation that ...

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Bayelsa: PDP, APC in war of words over Diri’s N2.9billion Loan for Official Cars

The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State are in war of words over the N2.9billion loan obtained by Governor Douye Diri for official cars. The Nation that gathered that the House of Assembly approved Diri’s request to secure N2.9billion loan to purchase operational vehicles for the governor, deputy governor and other top government ...

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