BAYELSA: Appeal nullifies Tribunal’s order sacking Gov Diri

BAYELSA: Appeal nullifies Tribunal's order sacking Gov Diri

The Appeal court on Friday overturned an election tribunal court ruling which had earlier nullified the election of Governor Douye Diri as the Bayelsa State governor. The five-man panel stated that the Bayelsa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal acted outside its jurisdiction by nullifying the election of Governor Diri. The tribunal had while ruling on a petition by the Advanced Nigeria Democratic…

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Diri officially appeals tribunal ruling on Bayelsa guber election

Diri officially appeals tribunal ruling on Bayelsa guber election

The Bayelsa State Governor, Duoye Diri on Tuesday officially appealed the Tribunal Court ruling, nullifying the states 2019 gubernatorial election. Recall that the tribunal court panel on Monday, nullified the Bayelsa State’s November 16, 2019 governorship election, which produced Diri as the governor and ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct a new election within 90 days. The tribunal court…

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INEC reacts as Tribunal nullifies Bayelsa guber election

INEC reacts to tribunal’s nullification of Bayelsa guber election

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has reacted to the judgment nullifying the Bayelsa State guber election by the tribunal Court sitting on Monday. INEC said on Monday that it may not respond to issues raised by the Bayelsa State governorship election petition tribunal until it received the full judgment on the matter. The INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information…

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Gov Diri appeal Tribunal’s ruling on Bayelsa Guber Election

Gov Diri to appeal Tribunal's Judgment on Bayelsa Guber Election

The Bayelsa State governor, Duoye Diri has filed an appeal against the Tribunal’s ruling which on Monday nullified the his election as the state’s Governor. Diri the Bayelsa state Governor, through his chief press secretary, Daniel Alabrah in a swift reaction to the Tribunal’s ruling over the last gubernatorial election in the state, said in a statement, that he has…

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Tribunal sacks Diri as Bayelsa gov, orders fresh election

Tribunal sacks Duoye Diri as Bayelsa gov, orders fresh election

The Bayelsa State Governorship Petition Tribunal has nullified the election that produced Duoye Diri, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as governor of Bayelsa State. The Tribunal gave the order while ruling on a petition by the Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party (ANDP), which argued that it was unlawfully excluded from participating in the election. The tribunal ruling can, however, still…

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