Breaking: Supreme Court Sacks Bayelsa Governor-Elect, Deputy, Declares PDP Winner

  The Supreme Court, on Thursday, sacked the governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo. The apex court, in a unanimous decision by a five-man panel of Justices led by Justice Mary Odili, held that Degi-Eremieoyo presented a forged certificate to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. It held that the Form CF 001 Degi-Eremieoyo submitted to INEC for the purpose of the November 16, 2019, governorship election in the state, contained false information of fundamental nature. Justice Ejembi Eko who delivered the lead judgement reinstated…

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Detained Journalist Wife Cries, Sends SoS To Osinbajo Over Continuous Threats

By Amatutu Emmanuel, Wife of detained journalist and publisher of Cross River Watch newspaper, Agba Jalingo, has cried out that her life and that of her children are under threat with an appeal to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption, PACAC, Prof. Itse Sagay to intervene in the release of her husband. Agba Jalingo was arrested on August 22 over a report alleging that the governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade, diverted N500million belonging to the state. He was subsequently remanded at the Calabar…

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