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The Kogi State government has condemned violent clashes in Ochadamu area of the state in the aftermath of the just concluded governorship election.
The Spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign Council, Kogi State, Faruk Adejoh-Audu says he cannot congratulate Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello because Kogi State was turned into a war field during the Saturday election.
The Igbo community in Kogi State has congratulated Governor Yahaya Bello for his victory at the Saturday, November 16 gubernatorial election, saying his re-election is well deserved.
The All Progressives Congress controlled Presidency has told the Peoples Democratic Party to accept defeat in the Kogi and Bayelsa States governorship elections with grace.
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Saturday governorship election in Bayelsa, Senator Douye Diri has declared that he was the winner of the election.
The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kogi State on Monday has rejected the declaration of Governor Yahaya Bello as the winner of the Saturday election.
The Police Service Commission (PSC) has decried the proliferation of arms in the Kogi and Bayelsa gubernatorial elections held on Saturday.
The Court of Appeal, Calabar Division is yet to release copies of the Election Petition judgments it delivered on 2nd November 2019, several weeks after, investigation has revealed.
The electoral umpire said the declaration is due to the fact that the margin between Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is lower than the number of registered voters in 53 polling units of 20 registration areas in the zone where elections were cancelled.
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Kogi West Senatorial District rerun election Dino Melaye has rejected results announced from the election thus far.
An election observer group, Yiaga Africa, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to cancel the gubernatorial and senatorial elections in Kogi State; saying the exercise was marred by vote-buying, ballot box snatching, intimidation of voters and thuggery.
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 of the Nigerian authorities to address the crimes amount to violence against Nigerians and crimes against humanity within the jurisdiction of the ICC.”
Former Governor Idris Wada of Kogi has expressed hope that the Peoples Democratic Party will win the Kogi State governorship election conducted on Saturday, despite the violence and allegations of hijack of electoral materials that trail the polls.
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, on Wednesday disclosed that the Corporation was poised to automate its downstream facilities such as depots, pump stations and measurement systems across the Country.
Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, has confirmed the arrest of former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, by the International Criminal Police in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.
President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday signed Executive Order 009 entitled: The Open Defecation-Free Nigeria by 2025 and Other Related Matters Order, 2019.
The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has made a case for the appointment of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Commission.
An Ado Ekiti High Court on Tuesday quashed a suit by Iye Ekiti challenging the Supreme Court’s judgment on the relocation of Ilejemeje Local Government headquarters for the lack of merit.
The Nigerian Army says its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.
Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara State has approved the suspension of a senior District Head of Gummi, Alhaji Abubakar Bala Gummi, (Bunun Gummi).
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is not bothered over the non-renewal of his contract by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
The Sector Commander of the corps, Commander in the state Rotimi Adeleye who disclosed this in Akure said the crashes occurred along with black spots among others across the state.