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Yahaya Bello elected new Governor of Kogi

  The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared 40 year-old, Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the governorship election in Kogi state with a total of 247, 752 votes. His closest rival, the incumbent Governor Idris Wada polled 204, 877 after failing to make up the huge margin of the APC opened during the November 21, ... Read More »

Kogi: “We have no Jurisdiction”-says Court as it throws out Faleke, Wada suits

Justice Gabriel Kolawole of  Federal High Court in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital has dismissed the suit filed before it by Governor Idris Wada of Kogi state as well as that of James Faleke, the running mate of late Abubakar Audu today. The court also ruled that supplementary elections slated for December 5 in 91 polling units will go ahead as planned. ... Read More »

Kogi Latest: Faleke sues INEC

  Leke Adeosun The running mate of the All Progressives Congress in the November 21 election in Kogi State, Hon. James Faleke, has made good his threat by filing a suit at the Federal High Court, Abuja, demanding his declaration as Governor-elect. Faleke  also wrote Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC demanding the removal of his name as the running mate ... Read More »

Done Deal: APC sends Bello’s name to INEC

Take it or leave it! This is what The All Progressives Congress (APC) seem to be saying to James Abiodun Faleke as it has sent the name of Yahaya Belllo as its new Kogi Gubernatorial Candidate. Informed sources told us that Bello who came second to Prince Audu in the APC Gubernatorial primaries has already filled out an INEC nomination ... Read More »

Kogi: APC ignores Faleke, picks Bello, Audu’s camp kicks

The drama of who replaces the late Abubakar Audu as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kogi state has entered a new dimension as reports indicate that the party has named Yahaya Bello The National Chairman of APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, who was in Kogi allegedly announced the decision of the party to pick Bello who ... Read More »

Kogi Polls: PDP wants Wada declared winner

Leke Adeosun There seems to be no resolution in sight for the Independent National Electoral commission (INEC) following the death of Prince Abubakar Audu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the November 21, 2015 Kogi State Gubernatorial elections. While INEC in a public notice through its Secretary has  ordered supplementary elections in 91 Polling Units and allowed the APC ... Read More »

Breaking News: INEC to conclude Kogi election, asks APC to present new guber candidate

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has today November 24th, 2015 decided to go ahead an concluded the Gubernatorial elections in Kogi State which it had earlier declared inconclusive on Saturday, November 21, 2015. In a public notice made available to www.thelightnews.com, signed by Mrs. Augusta C. Ogakwu, the INEC Secretary,  the electoral body acknowledged the death of the APC ... Read More »

Kogi; “Faleke to take over”-Keyamo, “No way, its fresh elections-Agbakoba

Story by Leke Adeosun The sudden death of Prince Audu Abubakar, candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the ongoing governorship election in Nigeria’s Kogi state, has begun to draw constitutional questions and already legal fireworks have begun on the solution to this quaqmire. Abubakar died shortly after the election, which he was declared inconclusive by the Independent National ... Read More »

Kogi: Abubakar Audu coasting to victory

Story by Harold Udoka The All Progressives Congress candidate in Kogi governorship election, Prince Abubakar Audu maybe coasting to victory, judging by the returns from many local government areas announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Results released from Kogi West senatorial district show that the APC candidate won six LGAs as against one won by the PDP candidate. ... Read More »

Kogi election: Buhari shuns Audu’s mega rally

Leke Adeosun President Muhammadu Buhari may have shown, through his body language, what he thinks of the decision of his  party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) to field former Governor, Prince Abubakar Audu as its gubernatorial candidate. The President who was advertised as the man who would present the party’s flag to Audu was conspicously absent at a grand rally in ... Read More »