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‘Hurricane Oshiomhole’ sweeps through Bayelsa, Kogi

In meteorological lore, hurricanes – cyclone-strength winds are usually named after females. But an exception was seemingly made last Saturday when ‘Hurricane Oshiomhole’ that sacked the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the maritime state of Bayelsa made landfall. This time, elated locals gave it a man’s name, in sheer awe of the comprehensiveness and clinical finish of the change it brought.
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.
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Kogi elections: Three confirmed dead, casualty list still being compiled – Police

The Commissioner of Police in Kogi, Mr Akeem Busari, who confirmed the deaths to newsmen, said the command was still compiling its report on the poll to ascertain the actual number of casualties.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has begun the declaration of the results of Kogi State governorship election held on Saturday.

Kogi elections: Missing INEC staff found

The 30 missing ad-hoc staff of the electoral commission, INEC, who were reported missing have been found.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has begun the declaration of the results of Kogi State governorship election held on Saturday.

Kogi elections: PDP complains as Yahaya Bello gallops home to victory

The Peoples Democratic Party has raised objections to some of the results announced for the governorship election in Kogi state, in which the incumbent, Yahaya Bello is galloping away to victory.
Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

INEC declares adhoc staff missing in Kogi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared about 30 of its adhoc staff who took part in Saturday’s governorship election in Olamoboro local government area of Kogi state missing.
In a preliminary report released by its election analysis centre, CDD said vote buying was recorded in different parts of the state despite the enlistment of anti-graft agencies by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Kogi elections: Vote-buying, electoral violence rife despite heavy security presence – Situation Room

It said attacks on electoral observers, vote-buying and electoral violence happened despite the heavy presence of security officials.
The Kogi State deputy governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Edward Onoja, voted about 11.32 a.m. at his Ogugu Ward of Olamaboro Local Government Area of Kogi State.

Kogi guber: APC deputy governorship candidate votes

The Kogi State deputy governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Edward Onoja, voted about 11.32 a.m. at his Ogugu Ward of Olamaboro Local Government Area of Kogi State.
The campaign organisation in a statement said a PDP supporter, Yusuf Seidu Uhiene, was killed in Ayingba, in Dekina local government, when the party’s governership candidate, Engr. Musa Wada, was there for a stakeholders meeting.

PDP candidate promises to revisit workers screening exercise in Kogi

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the November 16 governorship election in Kogi State, Musa Wada, has promised to review the screening exercise of workers conducted by the incumbent Governor, Yahaya Bello.

Kogi guber: 13 governorship aspirants cleared by PDP

As the governorship election of Kogi State approaches, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cleared 13 aspirants who indicated interest to fly the party’s flag.

World Bank, Kogi CSDA commit N300 million to community projects

The Kogi State Community and Social Development Agency (KSCSDA) is to disburse over N300 million for micro projects in seven communities selected from three senatorial districts of the state.
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Kogi guber: Coalition warns against alteration of APC delegates’ list

Coalition Of Kogi Progressives has warned against alteration of the All Progressives Congress (APC) delegates’ list in the state.

Kogi elections: PDP protests, alleges irregularities in assembly poll

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State has protested alleged irregularities in last Saturday’s House of Assembly election in Olamaboro local government area of the state.

Kogi elections: PDP protests, alleges irregularities in assembly poll

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State has protested alleged irregularities in Saturday’s House of Assembly election in Olamaboro Local Government Area of the state.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Kogi elections: Three dead, four injured in assembly polls

The Saturday State Assembly elections in Kogi East, has claimed three lives; while four others have been hospitalised across the senatorial district, according to eyewitness reports.
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Kogi elections: APC wins 21 of 25 assembly seats

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the 21 out of the 25 seats in the Kogi State House of Assembly.

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Yobe suspends traditional ruler for defiling a 6-year-old boy

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Ekiti governor congratulates SIEC, newly elected councils chairmen

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Femi Falana: DSS operatives apologized to judge over court’s invasion

A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), said on Sunday that the leader of the Department of State Service (DSS) team that invaded the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday apologized to Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu over the incident
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Police arrest three for murder

The police in Ogun State have arrested three suspects over the death of a 27-year-old man who was stabbed in the chest.