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Godwin Obaseki

Group backs Edo government on sustainable peace initiatives

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), the Royal Ambassador Organisation of Nigeria, has declared support for the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration’s policies and programmes, targeted at ensuring sustainable peace across Edo.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Nine PDP, APGA, AA lawmakers defect, boost APC in Imo

He said: “I have known Governor Uzodinma for many years. He is astute, tenacious and has the capacity to restore the lost glory of Imo. He is also kind hearted and charismatic and I’m sure he will run an all inclusive government.I implore well-meaning Imolites not to relent in offering useful advice that will help the governor.”

Adams Oshiomhole has performed well, nobody would remove him – APC chieftain

Reacting to specula­tion in some quarters that the decision to remove Adams Osh­iomole, as national chairman of the All Progressives Con­gress (APC) would most likely be taken at the National Exec­utive Council (NEC) meeting on Friday, Hon Biodun Salami, Assistant Publicity Secretary of the party in Lagos State has said that the former governor of Edo State has done credit­ably well and nobody would remove him as the helmsman of the party.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has begun the declaration of the results of Kogi State governorship election held on Saturday.

Kogi elections: Results so far announced by INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced results for the just concluded gubernatorial election in Kogi State which held on Saturday, November 16, 2019.
The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has assured the military and other security agencies of his full support towards the success of the exercise ”AYEM AKPATUMA II”, aimed at flushing criminals out of the state. 2

Kogi election: Yahaya Bello wins Okene as results trickle in

The Kogi State Governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yahaya Bello, has defeated his closest rivals, Musa Wada of the PDP and Natasha Akpoti of SDP, in Okene Local Government Area (LGA) of Kogi Central.
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Bayelsa/Kogi guber: YIAGA Africa calls for extension of voting time

Following the late commencement of voting in some of the polling units in Bayelsa and Kogi state, YIAGA Africa has called on INEC to extend the voting time for the gubernatorial election.
Candidate for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) at the Kogi State Gubernatorial Election, Natasha Akpoti, has cast her vote at her polling unit while at the same time calling on security agencies to ensure the security of voters.

Kogi guber: SDP candidate votes, alleges insecurity, voter intimidation

Candidate for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) at the Kogi State Gubernatorial Election, Natasha Akpoti, has cast her vote at her polling unit while at the same time calling on security agencies to ensure the security of voters.
Security personnel had mounted checkpoints in major junctions in Yenagoa, Bayelsa, as the state votes to elect its governor.

Kogi guber: Security agencies must strategise to check violence – CPI

Worried by the high level of violence and palpable tension ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Kogi State, Challenge Parenthood Initiative (CPI), an election observer group has called on security agencies to strategise and check all forms of violence and thuggery activities, give Kogi people hope of their safety.
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: Election peaceful so far – Musa Wada

The Gubernatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in the 2019 Gubernatorial election in Kogi state, Mr Musa Wada, has said that the on-gong election exercise in the state is peaceful so far.
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Kogi guber: Fear of arrest drive politicians away from their houses

On the last night before the Gubernatorial election in Kogi State, fear of indiscriminate arrest has forced many members and chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to run away from their houses in Kogi West Senatorial District of the State. They discarded the comfort offered by their various houses to find other places to sleep to evade arrest.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Court disqualifies APC deputy governorship candidate

Justice Inyang Eden Ekwo of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Tuesday disqualified the All Progressives Congress (APC) deputy governorship candidate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, from participating in the forthcoming November 16 gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State.

Edo APC suspends Adams Oshiomhole

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state has suspended Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the ruling party.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Kogi guber: SDP opts out of peace accord after ‘attack’ on candidate

Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi state, the Social Democratic Party SDP has declined to assent to the Peace Accord being spearheaded by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, following the reported attack on its candidate, Barr. Natasha Akpoti at the venue of the event in Lokoja, the state capital.

SING advocates peaceful election in Bayelsa

SING Nigeria, a pro-democracy team advocating good governance and promotion of democratic tenets in the Niger Delta, has urged all stakeholders in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State to shun violence during and after the poll.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon, sends his heartfelt thanks to party members for their overwhelming support for his candidature during the primary election on September 4 in Yenagoa.

Bayelsa guber: APC candidate lacks capacity to win election – party chieftain

Ahead of the November gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State, Sunday Oputu, chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) and former chairman of Conference of Nigeria Political Party (CNPP) in Bayesa State, has passed a vote of no confidence on the gubernatorial candidate of the party in Bayelsa, David Lyon, insisting that he lacked capacity to win the state for APC.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson urges residents to reject ‘ticket of cultists, criminals’

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has urged the people to reject the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 16 gubernatorial election.
The former first lady of Kogi State, Mrs. Aisha Abubakar Audu has formally joined the Kogi State governorship election, pledging to tackle poverty, corruption and all forms of social vices in Kogi State if elected on November 16, 2019.

Kogi guber: Aisha Audu vows to address poverty, corruption if elected governor

Former first lady of Kogi Mrs Aisha Audu has pledged to tackle poverty and corruption in Kogi, if elected Governor in the Nov.16, gubernatorial election.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson charges corps members on free, fair elections

Corps members deployed to Bayelsa State for their national service and who would volunteer as electoral ad hoc staff during the gubernatorial election have been charged to ensure that the process was free, fair and credible.

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