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APC’s Smart Adeyemi wins Kogi West senatorial district

Following the conclusion of the Court of Appeal ordered rerun of the Kogi West Senatorial District rerun election, Senator Smart Adeyemi of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared winner.

Kogi poll: INEC begins distribution of election materials

Ahead of Saturday’s Kogi West Senatorial Supplementary and the Ajaokuta Federal Constituency rerun elections, the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday, began distribution of election materials to the affected areas.
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.

Kogi west rerun: Stakeholders beg INEC to improve performance

As the Saturday’s Kogi West senatorial rerun draws near, stakeholders have urged the Independent Electoral Commission to improve its level of preparation and conduct in order to avoid a repeat of the “irregularities” that characterised the November 16 elections.

Governor Bello receives certificate of return from INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday, presented certificate of return to the winner of last Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi State, the incumbent, Alhaji Yahaya Bello and his deputy and running mate, Edward Onoja.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has begun the declaration of the results of Kogi State governorship election held on Saturday.

Kogi elections: Electoral officer dies in boat mishap

The Kogi State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Prof. James Apam, has confirmed the death of an ad-hoc Electoral Officer (EO), in a boat mishap in Ibaji LGA of state, while on election duty on Saturday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has begun the declaration of the results of Kogi State governorship election held on Saturday.

Kogi elections: APC leads as INEC begins announcement of results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has begun the declaration of the results of Kogi State governorship and the results of the rerun election into the Kogi West Senatorial District election held on Saturday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has begun the declaration of the results of Kogi State governorship election held on Saturday.

Kogi elections: INEC begins announcement of results

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has begun the declaration of the results of Kogi State governorship election held on Saturday.

Kogi guber: INEC assures of hitch-free poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured residents of Kogi state of conducting a hitch free governorship election across the state on Saturday despite palpable tension and apprehension.

Kogi guber: INEC deploys three national commissioners, more RECs

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has approved the deployment of three of the Commission’s National Commissioners and seven Resident Electoral Commissioners (REC) to Kogi.

Kogi guber: CAN, JNI warn INEC, security agencies not to compromise

Religious leaders in Kogi have warned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies not to compromise the Nov.16 governorship election in the state.

Kogi guber: INEC denies recruiting APC members as ad-hoc staff

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of INEC in Kogi State, Prof. James Apam, made the disclosure on Friday while speaking at a “Sensitization Forum for media executives, bloggers and journalists on Election and Fake News in Kogi State,” organised by the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), in partnership with USAID, UKaid and INEC.

Kogi guber: INEC boss assures of credible poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has assured of its readiness to conduct a peaceful, free, fair, credible, acceptable and conclusive 2019 Kogi State Governorship election if all hands are on deck.
Professor James Apam, Resident Electoral Commissioner, Kogi State, on Wednesday, attributed the preponderance of fake news and hate speech in the country to the political class and high rate of unemployment.

Kogi REC: Politicians, unemployment causes of fake news, hate speech

Professor James Apam, Resident Electoral Commissioner, Kogi State, on Wednesday, attributed the preponderance of fake news and hate speech in the country to the political class and high rate of unemployment.

INEC: Violence is our major worries in Kogi election

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Kogi State, Professor James Apam, has said that his worries on the November governorship election in the state would be violence.

Kogi guber: IPAC walk out on REC

Members of the Inter Party Advisory Council in Kogi State, Friday, walked out of the stakeholders’ meeting organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over alleged negative role of the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Prof. James Apam, in the last general election.

INEC: We lack power to deregister parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it lacked the constitutional power to deregister any of the existing 91 political parties in the country.

PDP warns INEC not to compromise in Kogi election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Kogi State governor Yahaya Bello of breeding fake police men and the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Prof. James Apam, of plans to compromise the forthcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections by substituting trained ad hoc staff for preferred APC candidates.

Election: Police in Kogi to mop up illegal arms

Police Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers in Kogi State have been directed to comb all communities under their control for illegal arms, fake police and army uniforms.

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