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Kogi guber: Only Yahaya Bello can defeat GYB – APC

The Kogi State All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship Campaign council has declared that with the array of personalities in its fold and the swell of support across the state, only Governor Yahaya Bello can defeat himself in the November 16 governorship election.
Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West in the Senate, has decried the threat posed by kidnapping to the Nigerian State, saying pragmatic approach must be put in place to tackle the malaise.

Kogi West: Why appeal court sacked Senator Melaye

The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division on Friday, refused to invalidate the August 23, 2019, judgement of the Kogi State National/State Assembly Election Tribunal, which nullified the election of Dino Melaye as Senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly.
Since the picture emerged of President Muhammadu Buhari pointing his index finger at Senator Dino Melaye after he presented the 2020 budget at the National Assembly on Tuesday with Dino responding by hailing him with a salutary fist, there have been speculations as to what the President was telling the senator.

What President Buhari told Senator Melaye after budget presentation in Abuja

Since the picture emerged of President Muhammadu Buhari pointing his index finger at Senator Dino Melaye after he presented the 2020 budget at the National Assembly on Tuesday with Dino responding by hailing him with a salutary fist, there have been speculations as to what the President was telling the senator.
The election tribunal in Kogi state has, on Friday, sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the senator representing Kogi west district.

Senator Melaye: Smart Adeyemi is my political wife, I will defeat him again —...

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, on Friday, upheld the tribunal judgement that sacked Senator Dino Melaye from the National Assembly.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC considers November 16 for Kogi West senatorial election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will explore the possibility of using the Nov. 16 governorship election to conduct a fresh election for the Kogi West Senatorial district.
Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West in the Senate, has decried the threat posed by kidnapping to the Nigerian State, saying pragmatic approach must be put in place to tackle the malaise.

Appeal Court sacks Dino Melaye, orders fresh election

An appeal court in Abuja on Friday upheld the decision of the election petitions tribunal that nullified the election of Senator Dino Melaye.
Senator Dino Melaye, the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District on Friday said he is going to the Appeal Court to challenge the nullification of his election by the Election Tribunal.

Election annulment: I give God the glory – Senator Melaye

Embattled Senator Dino Melaye has reacted to the nullification of his election by the Appeal Court on Friday.
The Court of Appeal where the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal will be delivered later today.

Dino Melaye loses at appeal court as court orders re-election

The Appeal Court has sacked the Senator representing Kogi West, in Kogi State, Dino Melaye.
Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West in the Senate, has decried the threat posed by kidnapping to the Nigerian State, saying pragmatic approach must be put in place to tackle the malaise.

Senator Melaye: Kidnapping a threat to Nigeria

Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West in the Senate, has decried the threat posed by kidnapping to the Nigerian State, saying pragmatic approach must be put in place to tackle the malaise.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Nigerians not getting enough from security agencies – Senate president

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has said Nigerians are not getting the best from the security agencies due to the way their structures were designed.
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Senator Adeyemi: It’s too late for Atiku Abubakar to resolve Kogi PDP crisis

Some of the aggrieved aspirants have gone to court to challenge the outcome of the primaries, with one of the defeated aspirants, Senator Dino Melaye turning down an offer to lead the PDP campaign ahead of the November 16 governorship election.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

To end kidnapping on highways, uniformed people should not use train – Senate president

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has said that, in order to end incidence of kidnapping on the nation’s various highways, the Senate must insist that “uniformed people” do not use the train.
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Legislative agenda: Senate to focus on anti-corruption, education

The Senate on Thursday resolved to focus its legislative agenda on mitigation of poverty, corruption and revamping of education, among other development programmes.
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Senate seeks merger of federal government agencies

The Senate Thursday vowed to ensure the merger of some of the over 700 federal agencies in the country believed to be draining the nation’s scarce resources.
The Court of Appeal where the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal will be delivered later today.

Appeal Court reserves judgment in suit filed by Senator Melaye

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Tuesday reserved judgment in three separate appeals filed by the Kogi West senator, Dino Melaye, challenging his election victory that was quashed in August by the National Assembly election petition tribunal.

Kogi guber: PDP aspirant heads to court, wants to be declared party candidate

Less than two months to Kogi State governorship election, one of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aspirants, Abubakar Ibrahim, Wednesday headed to court seeking to be declared the candidate of the party.
Former Governor of Kogi State, Clarence Olafemi, has said his weekend visitation to governor Yahaya Bello was because of impunity in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and that he may be dumping the PDP for APC soon.

Kogi guber: I’m on my way out of PDP – ex-governor

Former Governor of Kogi State, Clarence Olafemi, has said his weekend visitation to governor Yahaya Bello was because of impunity in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and that he may be dumping the PDP for APC soon.
In Kogi State, the incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello emerged as the APC candidate while Musa Wada, a younger brother to the immediate past governor, Idris Wada, emerged as PDP candidate.

Kogi guber: 10 PDP aspirants to work with Musa Wada

Ten PDP governorship aspirants, who lost the bid for the party’s ticket to contest the Nov. 16 Kogi governorship race, have declared their support for the winner, Mr Musa Wada.

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