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Bayelsa: Supreme Court dismisses two appeals filed by PDP, Dickson

The Supreme Court has dismissed two appeals filed by former Bayelsa State Governor Henry Seriake Dickson and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The appeals were filed on the January 7, 2021 at the Port Harcourt Division of the Court of Appeal. The appellate court had held, among others, that a suit filed to disqualify Dickson from contesting the ...

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Bayelsa by-election: Court of Appeal reserves judgement on Dickson’s victory

The Court of Appeal in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has reserved its judgment in the appeal against the ruling of Justice Jane Inyang of the Federal High Court in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. Justice Inyang, on November 11, 2020, struck out the originating summons brought by Owoupele Eneoriekumoh, a kinsman of former Governor Seriake Dickson, against the Independent National Electoral Commission ...

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Ex-Bayelsa State Governor, Dickson sworn in for Senate

Ex-Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson has been sworn in as Senator representing Bayelsa West Senatorial District. Also Professor Nora Ladi Daduu’t representing Plateau South Senatorial district was sworn in. Daduu’t, a Professor of French at the University of Jos replaced late Ignatius Longjan who died in February this year. Similarly, Cleopas Moses of Bayelsa Central and Adetokunbo Mukhail Abiru representing ...

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Ex-governor Dickson wins Bayelsa Senatorial by-election

Ex-Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson has been declared the winner of the December 5, 2020, Bayelsa West Senatorial Bye-election. The INEC Returning Officer, Prof. Ekechukwe Okeke, Dean of Humanities at the Federal University of Otuoke announced that Dickson, a candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP) polled 115,257, to beat his closet rival, Peremobowei Ebebi of the All Progressives ...

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Bayelsa by-election: Call Sylvia to order now, Dickson tells Buhari

Former Governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Seriake Dickson, has called on President Mohammadu Buhari to call the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva to order. Dickson urged Buhari to stop Sylvia from making scathing remark against the judiciary. It will be recalled that Sylva had alleged during a rally of the APC that judiciary has become bias ...

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Bayesa Poltics: Ex-Gov Dickson, aide bicker over usage of funds, performance

War of words have broken out between former Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson and his estranged former Commissioner for Land, Furoebi Akene. Akene, a renowned surveyor, resigned his appointment at the buildup to the 2015 governorship election during Dickson’s first term in office for private practice. Dickson initiated the heated conversation that lasted about 20 minutes following an article written by ...

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Senatorial Poll: APC stakeholders endorse ex-gov Dickson in Bayelsa

The campaign of former Bayelsa State governor and senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa West, Hon. Seriake Dickson, got a boost recently with community by community endorsement of the former governor’s candidacy by some stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the district. Stakeholders of the APC in Ekeremor and Sagbama Local Government Area converged ...

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Bayelsa Senatorial Poll: Group kicks against Dickson’s ambition

A group under the aegis of the All Progressives Congress Frontiers has kicked against the candidature of former Governor Seriake Dickson for the Bayelsa West Senatorial election. Tge group argued that government must not be a family affair. The group led by former aides to a former Governor and Minister of State for Petroleum, Timipre Sylva, strongly believed that equality ...

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Prominent Ijaw leaders pressurize Dickson to join Senatorial election race

Some Ijaw leaders have been begging former Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, to join the race for the Senatorial bye-election for Bayelsa West Over 15 famous leaders, who once occupied top positions in Ijaw struggle such as Dr. Felix Tuodolo, Asari- Dokubo, Frank Omare, Udengs Eradiri, Frank Omare, Alfred Kemepado, Mr Oyinfie Jonjon among others met and said only ...

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Bayelsa CP denies sending hoodlums to attack ex-gov Dickson

Bayelsa State Commissioner of Police Uche Anozia has denied sending hoodlums to attack the home of former Governor Seriake Dickson. Dickson had accused Anozia of engaging the hoodlums to attack his home in protest following the Supreme Court judgment which upturned the election of David Lyon as governor. Anozia said he could not have stooped so low to sending hoodlums ...

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