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Abubakar Audu

19 Apr
The race to succeed Yahaya Bello, the governor of Kogi State, is shaping up with lots of interesting sides.
25 Nov 2019
The family of the late former governor Abubakar Audu of Kogi State has condemned the violence that erupted in the state during and after the November 16, 2019 governorship election.
10 Nov 2019
Ethnicity has always played a major role in the outcome of elections in Kogi State. Of the three major ethnic groups in the state, the Ebiras and the Igalas are more likely to play the ethnic card
27 Oct 2019
Nigeria’s democracy is not improving. Rather, it is sinking. The three arms of the government, especially the National Assembly, need to make deliberate efforts to ensure the survival of our democracy.
18 Aug 2019
The sons of two former governors of Kogi State have declared interest to contest the November 16 governorship election in the state.
7 Jul 2019
Adoption of indirect primary to select the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) governorship flag bearer by its National Working Committee (NWC), last Friday, is attracting both negative and positive comments from political actors in Kogi State. Those clamouring for direct primary condemned NWC’s action, saying the body had taken side with Governor Yahaya Bello-led faction. A…
4 Jul 2019
Barely one month to the governorship primaries preparatory to the November 16 gubernatorial poll in Kogi State, the family of His Royal Highness, the late Alhaji Audu Oyidi, the Orego Attah of Ogbonicha, has resolved to support the aspiration of Muhammed Abubakar Audu to govern the state. The family’s decision informed by the conflicting governorship…
1 Jul 2019
Controversy has continued to trail the recent visit of Kogi State’s first class chiefs to Aso Rock Villa to seek President Muhammadu Buhari’s support for the second term ambition of Governor Yahaya Bello. The royal fathers were led on the visit by His Royal Majesty, Chief Michael Ameh Oboni II, Attah Igala who is president,…
14 Jan 2019
The absence of Dino Melaye in court on Monday stalled his trial in the ongoing alleged false information case before Justice Olasumbo Goodluck of an Abuja Federal High Court. Melaye, the senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, is facing a two-count charge bordering on giving false information to the police. The Prosecuting Counsel,…
28 Nov 2017
Before providence shifted the baton of authority to the minority Ebira with the emergence of incumbent governor Yahaya Bello, through the sudden death of the candidate...
27 Aug 2017
Unless the recently inaugurated reconciliation committee saddled with uniting the different camps of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State, lives up to its charge...
4 May 2017
Two years after the All Progressives Congress (APC) set the record of taking over power from an incumbent national government in Nigeria, fallouts of circumstances...

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