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INEC Declares Yahaya Bello Winner of Kogi Guber Election

Incumbent Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has been declared by the Independent national Electoral Commission INEC, as the winner of the November 16, governorship polls in the state. Governor Bello was been re-elected for a second term, after the INEC electoral officer for Kogi State made the announcement at the conclusion of collation of votes from the 21 local … Continue reading INEC Declares Yahaya Bello Winner of Kogi Guber Election

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Breaking: INEC DECLARES KOGI WEST SENATORIAL ELECTION INCONCLUSIVE

The Independent National Electoral Commission, UNEC, has declared theNivember 16, Kogi West Senatorial zone supplementary election, between Senators Dino Melaye (PDP) and Smart Adeyemi (APC), inconclusive. The poll was declared inconclusive because the lead margin between Mr Smart Adeyemi who polled 80,118 votes and Dino Melaye who got 59,548 was 20,570 which was lower than the 43,127 registered voters in 53 polling units of 20 … Continue reading Breaking: INEC DECLARES KOGI WEST SENATORIAL ELECTION INCONCLUSIVE

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MY NEPHEW SHOT IN MY POLLING UNIT IS DEAD – Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye has announced the demise of his nephew who was allegedly shot fatally in his polling unit, during the November 16, Kogi West Senatorial rerun election. Writing on his dedicated Twitter social media handle, Senator Dino Melaye (SDM) @dino_melaye, the Kogi West Senator twitted thus: “My nephew Olorunjuwon who was shot at my pooling unit yesterday died this morning. My brother your death … Continue reading MY NEPHEW SHOT IN MY POLLING UNIT IS DEAD – Dino Melaye

Kogi West: MELAYE, ADEYEMI TALK TOUGH, GOV. BELLO REJOICES; AS INEC MULLS NOV 16 FOR FRESH ELECTION

David Diai On Friday, October 11, 2019, a three-man panel of justices of the appeal court in Abuja, led by Justice Yahaya Dattijo dismissed Senator Dino Melaye’s application challenging the August 24 judgment of the Kogi State National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal, which had bullied the February 23, Kogi West Senatorial election and ordered fresh elections. In a unanimous judgment, the court held that Senator … Continue reading Kogi West: MELAYE, ADEYEMI TALK TOUGH, GOV. BELLO REJOICES; AS INEC MULLS NOV 16 FOR FRESH ELECTION

Kogi West: APPEAL COURT RESERVES JUDGMENT IN DINO MELAYE’S SUIT CHALLENGING ADEYEMI’S TRIBUNAL TRIUMPH

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Tuesday, September 24, reserved judgment in the appeal filed by Senator Dino Melaye (PDP) against Senator Smart Adeyemi (APC) victory at the Tribunal.A three-member panel of the court, led by Justice Yahaya Dantijo after taking arguments from parties in respect of the appeals, said they would be informed when the judgments are ready.During the court session, the led … Continue reading Kogi West: APPEAL COURT RESERVES JUDGMENT IN DINO MELAYE’S SUIT CHALLENGING ADEYEMI’S TRIBUNAL TRIUMPH

YAHAYA BELLO PICKS APC KOGI GUBER TICKET, AS COURT DISMISSES MOTION TO STOP PRIMARY

Governor Yahaya Bello, the incumbent Kogi state governor, has clinched the All Progressives Congress, APC gubernatorial ticket, to emerge as flag bearer for the party in the forthcoming November 16, governorship election in the state. Monitored reports indicate that Governor Bello emerged winner of the by polling 3,091 votes to beat eight other aspirants who contested the governorship primaries conducted by the party at the … Continue reading YAHAYA BELLO PICKS APC KOGI GUBER TICKET, AS COURT DISMISSES MOTION TO STOP PRIMARY

YAHAYA BELLO CLEARED, AS APC CONFIRM ASPIRANTS FOR KOGI GUBER PRIMARY

Incumbent Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, was amongst a reviewed and updated list of aspirants, cleared by the All Progressives Congress, APC, National Working Committee, NWC, after the Screening of Governorship Aspirants for the Kogi State party primary scheduled for Thursday, 29 August, 2019. Recall that Governor Bello had been embroiled in a yet to be substantiated double registration allegation prior to the screening … Continue reading YAHAYA BELLO CLEARED, AS APC CONFIRM ASPIRANTS FOR KOGI GUBER PRIMARY