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We Must Protect Ourselves From Runaway SouthWest Criminals – Kogi State Government

Kogi State government has said it plans to strengthen its own borders to prevent invasion from external forces. After the launch of Amotekun, Special Adviser to the state Governor on Security, Commandant Jerry Omodara (Rtd) believes Kogi must be prepared to protect its area from runaway criminals from the South ...

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I Am Ready To Flush Criminals Out Of Kogi State – Yahaya Bello

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has told security agencies in the state to arrest the perpetrators of Tawari attack. In a recent statement by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Onogwu Muhammed, in Lokoja, Yahaya Bello said the security agencies would get to work and make sure the brains ...

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We Know Nothing About The Electoral Violence In Kogi State – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has come out to say that it fulfilled its constitutional duties in the conduct of the November Governorship and Supplementary polls in Kogi State. Director, Voter Education and Publicity (VEP) in the Kogi office of the commission, Ahmed-Bagudu Biambo, revealed this at a Post-Election ...

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We Requested For Election Results For Research And Planning Purposes — Kogi State Govt

The Kogi State Government has reacted to the memo in circulation requesting political office holders to state the election results of their Polling Units. Answering questions from journalists in Lokoja on Tuesday, the Director-General of Media and Publicity to the Governor, Kingsley Fanwo the noise surrounding the memo was not ...

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Security Agencies Must Find The Killers Of Kogi PDP Woman Leader – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has told security agencies to find those behind the murder of Mrs. Achejuh Abuh, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Woman leader in Kogi State. According to Buhari, these evildoers must be made to face the law, irrespective of their political parties. Buhari revealed this in a statement by ...

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Seyi Makinde Should Be Probed Over Kogi Poll – APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Oyo State has asked the police and other security agencies to probe the role of Governor Oluseyi Makinde before, during and after the governorship polls in Kogi State. Seyi Makinde had temporarily relocated to Kogi few days to the November 16 until Sunday. The ...

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Yahaya Bello, David Lyon Must Lead Kogi And Bayelsa Well – Tinubu

APC National Leader, Bola Tinubu has urged Bayelsa and Kogi governors-elect, Yahaya Bello and David Lyon to offer good leadership and progressive governance in their states. He revealed this in a congratulatory message signed by Mr. Tunde Rahman, his media aide. Tinubu also congratulated his party, the party’s National Chairman, ...

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Security Agencies Were Part Of The Rigging In Kogi, Bayelsa Elections – CSOs

Civil society groups have come out to say that security agencies, including the police, were part of the rigging and manipulation of Saturday’s governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states. The Centre for Democracy and Development and the Centre for Citizens with Disabilities blasted the security operatives for allegedly partnering ...

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Kogi Governorship Election Is Not Good For Democracy – Seyi Makinde

Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde is not happy with the way the recently concluded Kogi governorship election went down. He said this as he began work on the Moniya-Iseyin road project, just 2 months after withdrawing it from the initial contractor. According to Gov Seyi, Nigeria is still nowhere near ...

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Ahmed Lawan Congratulates Kogi, Bayelsa Governors-Elect

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for ensuring a level playing field that has helped the people to assert their sovereignty and select their leaders. Lawan then hailed the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidates on their victory in the governorship elections in Kogi and ...

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Bayelsa, Kogi Elections: INEC Should Extend Voting Time – YIAGA Africa

After the late commencement of voting in some of the polling units in Bayelsa and Kogi state, YIAGA Africa has urged INEC to extend the voting time for the gubernatorial election. In a recent press statement via Twitter, the group said polling units in the 2 states did not start ...

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Kogi Elections: Dino Melaye Buys “Akara” For His Followers

As Kogi State residents stormed voting centers in the governorship and senatorial elections in the state, Senator Dino Melaye made some fans happy by buying “akara.” for them. In a recent clip circulating on social media, Dino Melaye, who is contesting to represent the people of Kogi West senatorial district ...

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INEC Must Be Fair And Neutral During Bayelsa And Kogi Elections – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked for exemplary conduct of non-partisanship on the part of election and law enforcement officials in Saturday’s governorship polls in Bayelsa and Kogi. Buhari, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu in Abuja on Thursday, said that voters ...

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Politicians Are Escalating Violence In Kogi State Ahead Of Elections — CDD

Popular election monitoring group, The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has said violence is being planned ahead of the upcoming governorship election in Kogi State. The group revealed this in a recent statement. According to them, politicians are working towards disrupting the November 16 election. CDD added that it ...

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Candidates In Kogi, Bayelsa Should Accept Election Results – Buhari

Ahead of the gubernatorial election in Kogi and Bayelsa State on Saturday, November 16, 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari has warned governorship candidates in the 2 states to accept the result of the election when it is released. In several tweets, Buhari told voters in Bayelsa and Kogi to vote in ...

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Kogi State People Should Re-elect Yahaya Bello – El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has begged the people of Kogi state to re-elect Gov. Yahaya Bello for a second term. He also urged the people to forgive the Governor for his past mistakes and reelect him as governor for a second term on the platform of the APC on Nov.16. He ...

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Candidates, Voters Must Shun Violence During Kogi Elections – Idris Abdul

The Executive Director, Conscience for Human Rights and Conflicts Resolution, Mr. Idris Abdul has urged political parties, their candidates and supporters to stay away from violence during the November 16 governorship election in the state and the Kogi West senatorial election. In a recent statement, he begged INEC to live ...

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Engr. Wada’s Rising Popularity In Kogi Is Doom For Yahaya Bello – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has said the large crowd that showed up at its official flag-off of its governorship campaign in Lokoja, Kogi state capital is a clear sign that the people are prepared to kick Governor Yahaya Bello out of office on November 16. The party also believes ...

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PDP, Others Have Accepted Defeat In Kogi State – APC

APC in Kogi State on Thursday has said the Peoples Democratic Party and other opposition parties are yet to engage in any form of campaign ahead of the November 16 governorship polls. The Director-General, Bello Onoja Campaign Committee, Smart Adeyemi made this known on behalf of APC in a recent ...

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Kogi State Lawmakers Who Impeached Simon Achuba Must Face Trial – Chief Dan Okenyi

Ex Commissioner in Delta State, Chief Dan Okenyi, has asked for trial of all the legislators in Kogi State House of Assembly, who participated in the legislative mischief that resulted in the impeachment of Elder Simon Aduba as Deputy Governor of the state. According to him, Achuba cannot be disgraced ...

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