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Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has lauded the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for ensuring orderly process, saying the timely arrival of materials at the polling units was commendable.

Kogi elections: Yahaya Bello wins Ibaji, Lokoja local councils

The Independent National Electoral Commission is now set to conclude the collation of the results of the 16 November governorship election in Kogi state, with Governor Yahaya Bello of APC and Engineer Musa Wada, the main rivals.
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.

Bayelsa/Kogi guber: CDD raises concern over vote buying

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has expressed concern over reported cases of vote buying ahead of today’s governorship election in Kogi State.
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.

CDD: Politicians offering some INEC officials $1,000 each to influence polls

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) says a political party is bribing officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kogi state with $1,000 each to buy them over and get them to do their bidding on election day.

CDD raises alarm over vote buying in Kogi

Less than 24 hours to the opening of polls for the November 16, 2019, Kogi State Governorship election, the Centre for Democracy Development, CDD, says there are indications that a lot of money has been set aside for vote-buying on Saturday.

Why Yahaya Bello is coming back and Bayelsa may fall

By last week, the governorship/senatorial election in Kogi State had been reduced to a sex duel, with Senator Dino Melaye inviting his arch rival, Governor Yahaya Bello, to a mojo contest.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 5

House of Reps: Kogi jailbreak caused by flood, embarrassing

The House of Representatives has condemned the flooding of a National Correctional Service in Kogi State leading to the escape of over 200 inmates.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

200 prisoners escape as flood ravages Kogi

An early morning downpour at Koton-Karfe in Kogi Local Government Area of Kogi State on Monday aided the escape of about 200 prisoners from the Medium Federal Correctional Centre.
As Kogi State governorship election draws near, the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has charged political gladiators in the major political parties to guard against their utterances for a violent free election.

Minister wants NEMA to extend relief assistance to Kogi flood victims

The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has called on the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to extend relief assistance to the people affected by flood in over 150 communities in Kogi State.
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Kogi chief judge releases 16 awaiting trial inmates

The Chief Judge of Kogi State, Nasir Ajanah, has unconditionally released 16 inmates awaiting trial in Koton-Karfe and Okene correctional facilities of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCP) in the state.
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Kogi Court: Governor Bello, assemblyman have no power to remove chief judge

The Kogi State High Court, sitting in Koton-Karfe, has ruled that the executive and state legislature, jointly or unilaterally, cannot remove the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Nasir Ajanah, without recourse to the National Judicial Council (NJC).

Court nullifies Kogi Assembly resolution recommending Chief Judge’s removal

A High Court sitting in Koton-Karfe, Kogi State, on Thursday nullified the April 2 resolution of the House of Assembly recommending the removal of the state Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah, for gross misconduct.

Court adjourns sine die ruling in suit challenging removal of Kogi CJ

A High Court sitting in Koton-Karfe, Kogi, on Friday adjourned sine die, a suit instituted by the state Judiciary against the Executive over alleged attempts to illegally remove the state Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah.

Kogi judiciary prays court to nullify assembly resolution on removal of CJ

Kogi Judiciary on Monday approached the State High Court sitting in Koton-Karfe seeking nullification of the April 2, resolution of Kogi House of Assembly recommending the removal of the Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah.

Kogi Assembly sacks state chief judge

The Kogi State House of Assembly has recommended the removal of the Chief Judge of the State, Justice Nasiru Ajanah, for alleged gross misconduct.

Nigerian Army distances self from purported executive/judiciary rifts in Kogi

The Nigerian Army has distance itself from the alleged conflict between the Executive and Judiciary in Kogi.

Protest in Kogi over planned removal of chief judge

Kogi State judiciary workers, under the aegis of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), on Monday, embarked on a peaceful protest against the planned removal from office of the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Nasir Ajana.

Senator Dino Melaye flags off re-election campaign

Senator Dino Melaye on Thursday urged the people of Kogi West senatorial district of Kogi State to re-elect him to enable them to continue enjoying dividends of democracy.

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