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Kogi state gubernatorial election


Gbeleyi Abayomi Following the successful impeachment of Simon Achuba as the deputy governor, The running mate to Governor Yahaya Bello in the November 16 governorship election for Kogi State, Edward Onoja, has been sworn in on Saturday as the new Deputy Governor of the state. Earlier the Kogi state house of assembly impeached simon achuba

Gbeleyi Abayomi Ahead of the November 16 gubernatorial election. The All Progressives Congress (APC), has nominated the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, as Chairman of the Campaign Council for the November 16 governorship election in the state. This was disclosed in a tweet by the Chief Press Secretary to the Kogi State Governor, Onogwu Muhammed, …

Gbeleyi Abayomi After a long political battle, the Kogi state house of assembly has removed Simon Achuba, deputy governor of the state. Achuba was removed after the committee set up to investigate the allegations of misconduct levelled against him submitted its report. More to follow…

Gbeleyi Abayomi Controversial senator, representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, has denied allegation that he was planning to defect from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr Melaye took to his handlr to debunk the story on Monday . in the senators words , only …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Senator Dino one of the PDP gubernatorial candidate that lost in the last concluded PDP primaries has turned down an appointment by the Kogi State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The PDP had appointed the controversial senator as it’s Director-General in its quest to reclaim the State in November’s governorship election. The senator lost …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Nigeria’s electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has closed the nomination of candidates by political parties fielding candidates in the November 16 governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States. In a statement on Thursday by festus okoye, its National Commissioner in Charge of Information and Voter Education Committee, INEC reminded the …

The Governorship Primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ended abruptly in the early hours of Wednesday when gunmen invaded the venue of the election, Lokoja Confluence Stadium. A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that voting had ended and sorting of votes were going on when the gunmen came to …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Following public outcry and grumblings from different quarters over the disqualification of some aspirants contesting the APC governorship primaries, The National Working Committee of the party is to review the screening of aspirants contesting the governorship primary of the party in Kogi state on a case by case basis, the party has said. …

While the Sen. Hope Uzodima led APC Gubernatorial Screening Committee in Kogi State may have screened Governor Yahaya Bello, there’s a serious contention to withhold his clearance certificate due to the forcification of his date of birth certificate and his involvement in the INEC double registration saga that will lead to a serious litigation before …