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Kogi state gubernatorial election


Gbeleyi Abayomi The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division on Saturday upheld the election of Yahaya Bello as the duly elected governor of Kogi State. The appeal court, in separate unanimous judgements by a five-member panel of justices of the court, led by Justice Adamu Jauro, dismissed the appeals challenging the victory of Governor Bello in …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Senator Dino Melaye who represented Kogi west in the 8th Assembly and who was recently sacked by the court of appeal has been caught posting fake news. The Kogi born senator posted a picture on his official Twitter handle about a bad road and making case why the Governor should not be voted …

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Friday. said 69,282 personnel would be deployed to provide security during November 16 governorship election in Kogi and Bayelsa States. Mr Adamu made the announcement at the Inter Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES) meeting organised by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja. “The police as the lead agency …