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Group cautions Bayelsa youths to shun thuggery, electoral fraud in Southern Ijaw poll

NEDU MARK YENAGOA Ahead of the governorship election in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa state by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the leadership of Restoration Youths Network, REYNET has appealed to youths of Southern Ijaw to shun political thuggery and snatching of electoral materials. REYNET also appealed …

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2015 Nigerian general election set a new standard for democracy in Africa – Jega; advocates peaceful polls in continent

Former National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, has said elections in African countries need not generate conflicts as they often do; rather, with the right mindset by all actors, elections should help to unify the peoples. According to him, African countries must work together …

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Justice Akpomiemie heads Gov. Dickson’s 6-man panel of inquiry into Bayelsa election violence

NEDU MARK, Yenagoa Governor Seriake Dickson has inaugurated a six-man judicial commission of inquiry to investigate the violence which characterized the December 5 and 6 governorship election in parts of the state. The inauguration, which was performed at the executive council chamber of the Government House, had Justice Margaret Akpomiemie …

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Onu’s appointment well-deserved – Atiku

Former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has described the appointment of Chief Ogbonnaya Onu into the federal cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari as ‘well-deserved.’ Remarking at the Public presentation of Dr Ogbonnaya Onu’s book, titled; From Opposition to Governing Party (Nigeria’s APC Merger Story), at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, …

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Bayelsa guber: INEC declares Ogbia results, PDP on top with 13,051 votes; Police vows to prosecute anyone involved in illegal processions, protests, rallies

NEDU MARK YENAGOA The Bayelsa state Police Command has warned residents of the state to desist from any form of protests, processions or rallies or risk prosecution. This is as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced the governorship result for Ogbia local government area with the Peoples Democratic …

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Dec. 5 poll: PDP warns INEC against ‘manipulation’, calls on Bayelsans to resist rigging ‘by all means’

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the people of Bayelsa State to ‘come out in their numbers to exercise their franchise and to defend their votes fully’ even as it also warned the Independent National Electoral Commissions (INEC) and other agents against ‘manipulation.’ Speaking at a press conference in Abuja, …

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