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24 Nov 2019
A group, Seyi Makinde Movement for Good Governance (SMMFG), has chided Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for calling out Governor Seyi Makinde..
18 Nov 2019
The Kogi State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Yahaya Bello has been re-elected for a second term. The Returning Officer for the election and Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Professor Ibrahim Umar announced the result at the INEC office in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital. APC's Bello won 12 local…
17 Nov 2019
Yahaya Bello, the incumbent governor, and the candidate of the All Progressives Congress candidate is in the early lead at the ongoing Kogi State governorship election. According to the Independent National Electoral Commission, Bello won eight local governments out of the 11 local governments declared so far. From the 11 local governments, results declared Bello…
17 Nov 2019
A suspected supporter of one of the governorship candidates in Kogi State was caught on camera on Saturday illegally thumbprinting ballots. The illegal thumbprinting was filmed by a Premium Times journalist at Polling Unit 001 in Ward 4, Odu- Ogbeyaga area of Dekina Local Government Area, the polling centre where the PDP candidate Musa Wada…
15 Nov 2019
With less than 48 hours to the governorship election in Kogi State, there has been a heightened wave of politicking and campaigns over who rules The Confluence State for the next four years. Expectedly, the two major political parties- the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) have been at…
13 Nov 2019
Nigeria Senate on Wednesday approved the payment of a N10 billion loan to Kogi State. Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, October 15 asked the Senate to approve the payment of N10.069billion as a settlement of promissory note to the Kogi State Government. Nigeria Senate Ahmad Lawan read Buhari’s letter of request during the plenary…
3 Nov 2019
Former First Lady of Kogi, Prof. Aisha Audu has called on the Federal Government to remove all illegal arms and ammunitions in the state ahead of the Nov. 16 governorship election.
4 Sep 2019
Musa Wada has won Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship ticket in Kogi State. Wada polled a total of 748 votes to defeat his closed opponent Ibrahim Abubakar, who polled 710 votes. Wada's elder brother and the immediate past governor of the state Idris Wada, came third with 345 votes while Dino Melaye polled 70 votes to…
23 Aug 2019
Senator Dino Melaye has said he is unbothered after he was sacked by the Kogi state national assembly/state assembly election tribunal as the senator representing Kogi west senatorial district. "On Tribunal judgment. No cause 4 alarm at all," Melaye said on Friday. "Even if it went my way they will still go to the Appeal…


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