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The Kogi State House of Assembly on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Ibrahim Amoka, former Director of Information of the legislature, as the substantive Clerk of the Assembly after six months of probation. The House gave the approval at Tuesday plenary following the adoption of the motion for confirmation of the appointment of the Clerk …

The re-elected Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has expressed his readiness and that of his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) to meet any of his opponents in court over the result of the November 16 governorship election in the state. The governor stated this when he fielded questions from State House Correspondents after …

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed November 30 for the conduct of supplementary and re-run elections for Kogi West Senatorial District and Ajaokuta Federal Constituency respectively. In a statement, the INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, said the decision was taken at the meeting held on Thursday …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State, Yahaya Bello and the incumbent governor of Kogi state has been re-elected as the governor of the state.  Governor Bello was returned elected on Monday after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), announced the results and by scoring the highest number of …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the senatorial election in Kogi West district inconclusive. According to The electoral umpire , it said the declaration is due to the fact that the margin between Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is …

Gbeleyi Abayomi As the country awaits the final results of the just Kogi State governorship election . More results continue to trickle in. Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, the FCT Minister of State, in the Kogi Governorship and West Senatorial District elections has delivered her Yagba Polling Unit and Kakanda Ward to the All Progressives Congress …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The candidate of the people’s Democratic Party PDP Dino melaye has lost his local government to the opposition candidate of the All Progressives Congress candidate in the Kogi West senatorial district re-run election, in Ijumu local government. Both candidates are from the local government. While Mr Adeyemi is an indigene of Iyara, Dino …

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, adjourned continuation of hearing on the suit challenging whether Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi, is fit to contest in the November 16 governorship election till November 21. The presiding judge, Justice Inyang Ekwo, who adjourned the case, said the decision was to afford Gov. Bello, who sought to …

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for peaceful elections in Kogi and Bayelsa on Saturday. Mr Buhari said this in a statement by his spokesperson, Garba Shehu on Saturday. “I call on voters in Bayelsa and Kogi States to exercise their franchise in a peaceful and orderly manner and in line with the law in all …

Barely five days to the governorship election in Kogi State, suspected thugs on Monday set fire to the secretariat of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Lokoja. Journalists gathered that the building was razed at about 1 a.m with furniture, documents, electrical equipment and campaign materials burnt. The building, which is located a few metres …