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Smart Adeyemi kicks out Dino Melaye from senate, wins Kogi West senatorial rerun

The broom has swept away entire 16 senators, Adams mocks Dino   A one-time senator, Smart Adeyemi of the All progressives Congress (APC) has  romped to victory in the Kogi West rerun supplementary poll concluded on Saturday. Adeyemi, a People’s Democratic...

Murder of PDP Women leader: Buhari’s directive puts police on the spot, announce arrest of 6 suspects

Three days after the Presidential directive, the Police in Kogi State say they have arrested six people in connection with the gruesome murder of Mrs Salome Abuh, Women Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Thugs in a political garb...

Bello meets Buhari says he won by a landslide

    Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has said he will meet those who want to challenge his victory at the November 16th gubernatorial elections in court, boosting that he won landslide.   “Just few hours ago, I received my certificate of...

Kogi Gov. Election: 149,576 votes cancelled, says INEC

About 149,576 votes were cancelled in the just concluded November 16 Kogi Governorship Election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed. According to the electoral body, the votes were cancelled because of violence, ballot box-snatching and others in the...

Kogi post-election wild celebration: PDP women leader roasted in her house

      Post-election violence has claimed the life of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and women leader of the Wada/Aro PDP Governorship Campaign Council in Kogi State, Mrs Acheju Abuh.     Abuh of Ochadamu Ward was reportedly burnt alive on Monday afternoon as...

Kogi 2019 poll: Again, INEC declares Dino Melaye’s Kogi West Senatorial election “inconclusive’’

  Again, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Kogi West Senatorial election involving PDP’s Sen. Dino Melaye and Mr Smart Adeyemi of APC inconclusive.     The poll was generally marred by violence, fatalities and intimidation of the electorate.   Prof. Olayinde...

Kogi elections: We are alarmed by the fatalities, violence, say EU, U.S., UK others

    With the violence that trailed the Kogi elections, the European Union, the United States, the United Kingdom, and other countries under the aegis of Diplomatic Watch, say they are ``alarmed’’ over the bloody exercise.     They expressed serious concerns about reports of...

SERAP seeks ICC probe of APC, PDP officials over violence in Bayelsa/Kogi elections

  Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) “to investigate whether the persistent crimes of corruption, violence, and killings during elections in Nigeria, most recently in Bayelsa and Kogi states, and the repeated failure...

Kogi polls: “Missing” 30 INEC ad hoc officials found, safe and sound

The 30 missing Ad-hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), engaged in the 2019 Kogi Governorship election, have been found. Earlier, INEC had declared 30 ad-hoc staff of the electoral commission missing, on sunday morning, during the final...

Excited New Kogi Deputy Governor Says Grateful To Gov. Bello

  … NBA kicks, calls for restraint Kogi State’s newly-appointed Deputy Governor, Mr Edward Onoja, has expressed deep appreciation and unalloyed loyalty to his appointor, Gov. Yahaya Bello. Onoja, who until recently his elevation was the governor’s Chief of Staff, told newsmen...
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