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    INEC fixes Nov 30 for Kogi west supplementary poll

INEC fixes Nov 30 for Kogi west supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed November 30 for the supplementary election in Kogi west senatorial district.Olayinde Lawal, returning officer of Saturday's rerun election, had declared the exercise inconclusive because the number of cancelled votes (43,127) was higher than the margin between Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party [...]

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    Yahaya Bello is a bigger masquerade than David Lyon, says Oshiomhole

Yahaya Bello is a bigger masquerade than David Lyon, says Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has described Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, as a bigger masquerade than David Lyon, governor-elect of Bayelsa state.Speaking with state house correspondents after he presented Bello to President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, the APC national chairman said winning election for a new term shows the governor of Kogi is [...]

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    VIDEO: ‘Today is one of my great day of my life’ — Bayelsa gov-elect murders English grammar

VIDEO: ‘Today is one of my great day of my life’ — Bayelsa gov-elect murders English grammar

David Lyon, governor-elect of Bayelsa state, may be a grassroots politician who loves his people, but he is apparently not in love with English grammar. Lyon, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), rose from obscurity to defeat Duoye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last governorship election in the state.Lyon addressed state house correspondents after his [...]

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    APC: Killers of PDP women leader in Kogi must be punished

APC: Killers of PDP women leader in Kogi must be punished

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says those who killed Salome Abuh, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) women leader in Kogi state, must face justice.Suspected hoodlums burnt Abuh alive at her residence on Monday. Some persons had blamed this on supporters of the ruling party.But in a statement on Wednesday, Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC spokesman, said the party abhors violence and criminality.He [...]

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    EXTRA: I’m a a good student of ‘Oshiomhole school of politics’, says Edo deputy gov

EXTRA: I’m a a good student of ‘Oshiomhole school of politics’, says Edo deputy gov

Philip Shaibu, deputy governor of Edo state, says he remains an obedient son to Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).He said this while responding to Oshiomhole's allegation that he had betrayed him.When the national chairman of the ruling party hosted some of his supporters at his Iyahmo residence in hometown in Edo on Tuesday, he said he [...]

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    Appeal court upholds Ihedioha’s election

Appeal court upholds Ihedioha’s election

The court of appeal in Abuja on Tuesday dismissed several appeals challenging the victory of Emeka Ihedioha, governor of Imo state, in the March 9 election.The first appeal was filed by Uche Nwosu, governorship candidate of Action Alliance (AA); Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and Ifeanyi Ararume of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA).They asked the appellate court [...]

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    Dickson: It’s strategic for APC leaders to use Jonathan

Dickson: It’s strategic for APC leaders to use Jonathan

Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa state, says it is strategic for leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to use ex-President Goodluck Jonathan "to legitimise the illegitimacy that happened on Saturday".Following the victory of David Lyon, candidate of the APC in the Bayelsa governorship election, APC leaders visited the former president at his Bayelsa residence.But speaking at a press conference [...]

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    Oshiomhole: How Edo deputy governor disgraced me in my village

Oshiomhole: How Edo deputy governor disgraced me in my village

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has alleged that Philip Shuaibu, deputy governor of Edo state, betrayed him.Oshiomhole spoke when his supporters paid him a visit on Tuesday at his country home in Iyamoh, Edo state.The APC chairman said he found it hard to believe that Shuaibu would turn against him despite helping him.He blamed Shuaibu [...]

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    APC leaders: Why we visited Jonathan in Bayelsa

APC leaders: Why we visited Jonathan in Bayelsa

Timipre Sylva, minister of state for petroleum; led some leaders of the All progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa to the residence of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan in Yenagoa, the state capital, on Monday.Sylva's delegation visited Jonathan less than 24 hours after the ex-president played host to some leaders of the ruling party, including two governors.While supporters of the party were celebrating [...]

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    Yahaya Bello reelected as governor of Kogi

Yahaya Bello reelected as governor of Kogi

Yahaya Bello, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has been reelected as the governor of Kogi state.Bello polled 406,222 votes to defeat Musa Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who polled 189,704, and Natasha Akpoti of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), who got 9,482.The governor won in 12 local government areas out of the 21 in the state.He was [...]

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    CLOSE-UP: Lyon, the oil magnate who swept PDP out of Bayelsa

CLOSE-UP: Lyon, the oil magnate who swept PDP out of Bayelsa

Forty-eight hours to the election, David Lyon, candidate of the the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Bayelsa governorship poll, was not sure of participating in the exercise where he has just been declared the winner. Duoye Diri, his main rival in the election, had told voters that casting their ballot for Lyon is sheer waste because "APC has no [...]

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    Bayelsa election: Appeal court orders INEC to retain APC on ballot

Bayelsa election: Appeal court orders INEC to retain APC on ballot

The court of appeal sitting in Port Harcourt has granted a stay of execution to the ruling of a federal high court in Bayelsa nullifying the candidature of David Lyon as the All Progressives Congress' (APC) standard-bearer in Saturday's governorship election. The high court had sacked Lyon as APC candidate on the grounds that he emerged through a flawed primary election.On [...]

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    Newcomer vs Buhari’s ally: These factors will determine the winner of Kogi guber poll

Newcomer vs Buhari’s ally: These factors will determine the winner of Kogi guber poll

In less than 24 hours, the electorate in Kogi will march to the polls to vote for who will become the next governor. At the last count, 23 candidates were cleared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to contest the governorship election but the exercise is no doubt a two-horse race between Yahaya Bello, the incumbent governor and candidate [...]

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    Masked security men storm Kogi hotel where Oyo gov lodged ahead of election

Masked security men storm Kogi hotel where Oyo gov lodged ahead of election

Masked security operatives stormed Suitorial Hotels (pictured), Lokoja, Kogi state capital, where Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo state, lodged ahead of Saturday's election.Makinde is the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign council for the governorship election.According to Taiwo Adisa, the governor's spokesman, Makinde and members of his campaign team were inside the hotel when masked security operatives attempted [...]

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    S’court: We upheld Buhari’s election because Atiku failed to prove INEC had server

S’court: We upheld Buhari’s election because Atiku failed to prove INEC had server

The supreme court says Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last election, failed to prove his claim that INEC had a server through which election results were transmitted.The court said this on Friday while giving reasons for dismissing Atiku's appeal, which he filed against the election of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives [...]

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    INEC: APC will feature in Bayelsa election — court only disqualified party’s candidates

INEC: APC will feature in Bayelsa election — court only disqualified party’s candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the All Progressives Congress (APC) will participate in the Bayelsa governorship election.Festus Okoye, commissioner of INEC voter education and publicity, told TheCable the party’s name is among those to be featured on the ballot papers on Saturday.He said the court disqualified the party’s candidates from the election but that it did not rule [...]

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