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2023: “Drop your ambition, support Yahaya Bello” Kogi Speaker tells Umahi

Kogi State House of Assembly Speaker, Mathew Kolawole, has visited the Ebonyi State House of Assembly, saying that only the North Central and South East are yet to produce president of the country since 1960. Kolawole visited the Ebonyi State House of Assembly with other kogi State lawmakers. Speaking with the Ebonyi Assembly Speaker, Francis Nwifuru, and other lawmakers in ...

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2023: Kogi Dep gov explains how Yahaya Bello will become President

The Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Edward Onoja has declared that God would help Governor Yahaya Bello, to actualize his ambition to emerge as Nigeria’s president in 2023. Bello who spoke in Ayingba town in response to an allegation that he made the Igala people to lose the governorship seat in the state’s 2019 gubernatorial poll. The Deputy Governor recalled ...

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2023: “Please, contest for presidency,” Kogi Assembly members beg gov Yahaya Bello

Kogi state lawmakers on Wednesday asked the State Governor, Yahaya Bello to put his best foot forward to contest the 2023 presidential election. The state Assembly members subsequently urges the All Progressive Congress, APC, to zone the position of Vice President to the South-East to ensure equality and fairness.. Speaking after the motion was signed  all the 24 House members ...

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Guber Poll: Kogi govt kicks against US visa ban on some politicians

The Kogi State government has berated the US for imposing visa ban on some politicians who allegedly rigged the last governorship election in the state a d Bayelsa State Although the identities of those affected by the Moday visa ban were not disclosed, Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, is speculated to have been affected. But Bello was re-elected in an ...

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Rigging power of APC made PDP lose Kogi- PDP chieftain

A top chieftain of PDP in Kogi state, Prince Benson Omofe has reassured that the party will bounce back. The former ruling party lost in the November 16, 2019 state governorship election and the Kogi West Senatorial district rerun. Omofe, who is the PDP Vice Chairman for Kogi West, yesterday in Lokoja, during the executive members’ meeting, said it is ...

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PDP vows not to participate in Kogi LG poll if process lacks transparency

The Kogi State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has vowed not to  participate in local government elections fixed for December. 12 unless the process is transparent and credible. The state executive council of the party made the position known in a statement in Lokoja on Thursday. The state Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr Bode Ogunmola, signed the ...

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“We have no choice, Supreme Court ruling is accecpted in good faith- Kogi PDP

The Kogi state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has disclosed that it has no other choice than to accept the ruling of the supreme court that did not favourt it Recall that the apex court had on Monday affirmed Yahaya Bello as the duly elected governor of the state. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Bello, ...

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Kogi guber: Supreme Court fixes August 31 for judgement

The Supreme Court has fixed judgment for August 31 in two appeals challenging the victory of Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last governorship. A seven-man panel of the court, led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, chose the date on Tuesday after entertaining arguments from lawyers to parties. ...

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Kogi West: Appeal court dismisses Melaye’s suit

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has struck out the appeal by Dino Melaye, challenging election of Senator Smart Adeyemi as winner of the last election in Kogi West Senatorial District. A three-man panel of the court, led by Justice Ibrahim Saulawa, unanimously resolved all seven issues, identified for determination, against the appellant (Melaye). The panel upheld the judgment delivered ...

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Appeal Court affirms election of gov Yahaya Bello

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has upheld  the election of Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello The appellate also dismissed four appeals challenging his victory at the November 16, 2019 poll. The five-man panel led by Justice Adamu Jauro, in separate unanimous judgments, dismissed the four appeals for lacking in merit. The appeals dismissed were filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, ...

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